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Tuskegee airman buried in Arlington on day his remarkable story in RedTails

Tuskegee airman buried in Arlington on day his remarkable story in RedTails

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   Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Luke Weathers was the  man that legends are made of.   Weathers was a Tuskegee airman who shot down two German fighter planes while escorting a damaged bomber back to base and his story is being told around the nation in the new hit movie, “Red Tails.” Ironically, Weathers was buried on the same day as the release of the film in a service…

Zoe Saldana Does Good Deed to Help Elderly Lady

Zoe Saldana Does Good Deed to Help Elderly Lady

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Zoe Saldana has played an action hero on the big screen – and this week she played a hero in real life. The Avatar star, 33, rushed to the aid of an elderly woman who had reportedly gotten into a car accident in Culver City, Calif., on Wednesday. “Zoe witnessed the car accident, and was very quick to help,” says an onlooker. She “immediately got on the phone with 911…

MLK Eternal Flame Died On His Birthday

MLK Eternal Flame Died On His Birthday

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Just as 11Alive’s DeMarco Morgan referred to the eternal flame at the tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta on ‘The Rundown at 10’ Monday night, the flame went out. Not to fear, the flame was back up and burning a short time later. Source.

Michelle Obama Does “the Monkey” or “the Jerk”

Michelle Obama Does “the Monkey” or “the Jerk”

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  Are dancing politicians all that black people need in order to be happy?  Some are asking this question after Michelle Obama’s greatest hits as of late have not been policy changes, but dance moves.  Check this out. They called it “random dancing” but First Lady Michelle Obama broke out some moves that resembled subdued variations of “the Monkey” or “the Jerk” Friday during an appearance at a northern Virginia…

Martin L. King Jr. Brotherhood Awards: Ryan Mack

Martin L. King Jr. Brotherhood Awards: Ryan Mack

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    Name: Ryan Mack Age: 32 City of Residence: New York Occupation: Financial Adviser His Work: Mack facilitates economic empowerment and financial literacy through national workshops and programs. His Brotherly Walk With Dr. King: There is a reason I was inspired to create a national 13-city tour called “Less Talk…More Action,” which looks to connect with local organizations that provide services for people in need. There are too many…

Iraq War Vet Captures LA County Sheriff Deputy Punching Special Needs Woman In The Face (VIDEO)

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Your Black World reports: Veteran Germaine Reed was on the bus in Los Angeles when he captured some disturbing footage on his cell phone. Reed, recently home after serving six tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, recorded a Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy punching a woman with special needs. After the deputy realized that he was being recorded, he tried to intimidate him in to turning over his cell phone…

Fox News Calls Pres. Obama a “Skinny Ghetto Crackhead”

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Hold you breath and your nose for this one.  In what might be considered the most insulting and racist language used in the history of cable news, a Fox News commentator said that President Obama looks like a “skinny ghetto crackhead.”  The remarks were made by Brent Bozell, a conservative commentator with the network. The… [Continue Reading on JustKhaotic]        

obama family vacation costs $4.2 million

Obama Family Vacation is Most Expensive In History: $4.1 Million

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The recent Hawaii vacation taken by President Obama and his family has been officially documented as the most expensive in  history.  The fights alone will cost roughly $3.2 million.   The total tab will run over $4 million. The Airforce says that it costs $181,757 per flight to operate Airforce One.  There is a nine hour flight to Hawaii if you fly direct, which runs $3,271,611 for a round trip….

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

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    Your Black World reports The New York Times has an interview out on Attorney General Eric Holder.  Holder has been the subject of numerous calls by the Right Wing for him to be impeached over a failed program to track guns being shipped to Mexico for drug violence. Some have described Holder as a “partisan lightning rod” due to his position on illegal immigration.  Holder says that conservatives…

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

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    President Barack Obama said Thursday it was just common sense to keep girls under the age of 17 from being able to buy a morning-after contraceptive pill off a drugstore shelf. Citing his own two daughters, Obama said: “I think most parents would probably feel the same way.” Plenty of pediatric leaders and women’s advocacy groups did not, as reaction flowed in to the administration’s decision to prevent…

Compton Girl Becomes Youngest Black Woman To Fly Solo Across The United States

Compton Girl Becomes Youngest Black Woman To Fly Solo Across The United States

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Kimberly Anyadike flew straight out of Compton with a Tuskegee Airman by her side, later becoming the youngest black woman in American history to fly solo across the entire United States.