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September 20, 2012

Malibu Teacher Slaps Black Student, District gets Sued

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Last May, an English teacher at Malibu High School slapped a black student four times because she forgot her binder at home. Now the student, Dionne Evans, is suing Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. According to the lawsuit, the 15 year old was was the only Black student in her grade at the school and the teacher who slapped her, Jennifer Gonzalez, had a “history of violent attacks.” Media reports…

Anthony Mackie Is Slated To Be Marvel Comic's first African American Superhero named "Falcon" In "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

Meet Sam Wilson/The Falcon: Marvel Comic’s First African-American Superhero, Played By Anthony Mackie

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Now that the next wave of Marvel movies featuring the superheroes from The Avengers are gearing up, America’s most loyal citizen, Captain America, has an August 4, 2014 opening date for his sequel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Accompanying him will be Marvel Comic’s first African-American superhero. His name is Sam Wilson, but he’s also known as The Falcon. Sam Wilson/The Falcon was introduced by Stan Lee and Gene Colan in Captain America issue…

Dwayne Wade talks about his mother's addiction in his new book titled "A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball." He reveres his father as a savior for stepping in to raise him while his mother battled her drug addiction.

NBA Star Dwyane Wade Talks Mother’s Drug Addiction and Father’s Accountability

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Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has penned a book titled “A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball,” in which he vividly describes his mother’s addiction to heroin and his sister’s role in stepping into his life and removing him from the drug deals and police raids in Chicago by taking him to his father’s home in a suburban city outside of Chicago. The book is the first…

R. Kelly Sets Record as Most Beloved ‘Soul Train’ Act?

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It seems, by ‘Soul Train’ standards, that if you molest a few young girls, urinate on their faces and video tape it all as you’re doing it, there is no problem, as long as you go on television and talk out of both sides of your mouth. On one hand you can vaguely apologize and acknowledge that you have “problems” and then on the other hand, you can vehemently deny…

Obama: ‘Beyonce Could Not Be A Better Role Model For My Girls’

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Beyonce and Jay-Z (Mr. and Mrs Carter) recently held a fundraiser to do their part in helping President Obama get reelected. The event was a wild success and President Obama was in attendance. They raised $4 million. Attendees paid as much as $40,000 per ticket  to see the President and bump elbows with  about 100  of New York’s elite. In his speech, the president thanked his hosts saying, “To J…