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November 11, 2013

Netflix to Bring Us a Black Superhero: It’s About Time

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As if being able to binge on all their favorite movies – anytime and anywhere – weren’t enough, Netflix subscribers can now enjoy the addition of one more series to their viewing pleasure. Luke Cage, the distinct yellow-and-black donning hero, will be joining them on their screens in his own – and later in a superhero combo – series. In the off chance that you aren’t that into Marvel Comics,…

George Stinney: He Got the Death Penalty at 14-Years Old, but Did He Do It?

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June 16th, 1944 will remain an infamous day in the legal history of the United States. It was on that day that, at 7:30 P.M., a young black boy of just 14 years was executed by electric chair. His name was George Stinney. Although it wasn’t uncommon for teenagers to be executed at the time (a 16 year-old in Florida and another four 17 year-olds from Mississippi, Ohio, Texas and…

House Party Violence Kιlls Two Teens and Injuries Two Dozen More

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This past Saturday night during a big house party, which was advertised on Twitter, turned violent.  Two teenagers were kιlled and almost two dozen people were injured in Northwest Harris Counties. According to the police the massive shooting incident took place before 11 p.m. at the birthday party of 18 year-old Mariah Boulden. The gun shots sounded in Cypress Texas at 7300 block of Enchanted Creek Drive. Sheriff Adrian Garcia…

With Diabetes Diagnosis and After Leaving “Biggest Loser,” Ruben Studdard Sheds 104 Pounds

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by Liku K. American Idol fans will always remember the voice of Ruben Studdard who crooned his way to the top of the immensely popular show’s second season. Since then, Studdard, as a successful R&B, pop and gospel singer, has been a nominee for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 2003 Grammy Awards and has gone on to top various charts on both sides of the Atlantic. Despite the…