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Dr Boyce Watkins: What every black man must know in order to survive

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  This is an excerpt of the popular lecture series, “The 8 Principles of Black Male Empowerment,” by Dr Boyce Watkins.  Dr Watkins is a leading advocate for African Americans and speaks truth with the kind of raw form that is rare among public scholars today.  Though he struggled in high school, Dr. Watkins was the only African American in the world to earn a PhD in Finance during the…

Zimbabwe’s Richest Couple Feed and Educate 40,000 Orphans and Vulnerable Children

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by:  John “Hennry” Harris Morehouse trustee Strive Masiyiwa, and his wife Tsitsi Masiyiwa, run the Capernaum Trust which pays the school fees of over 40,000 students, orphaned and vulnerable, whom Tsitsi calls “History Makers”.  More than 3,000 of the “History Makers” are University students studying in the United States, South Africa and Australia.  The Masiyiwa’s actions are noble, but the path Strive and Tsitsi had to endure to get to that point is nothing short of miraculous….

Kamara Taylor: What Did Brown Vs. Board of Education Really Do For Black Children?

Kamara Taylor: What Did Brown Vs. Board of Education Really Do For Black Children?

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By: Kamara Taylor The Economic Resurrection of Brown v. Board of Education The idea that the legislative landmark of Brown v. Board helped to end school segregation can be looked at as another ploy to manipulate minds into the old Negro way of thinking.  Theoretically, schools were integrated as Blacks were allowed to attend school with White counterparts.  But economic disparities quickly changed this form of integration. The idea that…

Rapper Chief Keef Called A Dead Beat Dad By Middle Schooler Baby Mama

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Reported By: Britt L Chief Keef, arguably the most ignorant 17-year-old rapper on this side of the planet, has been called out by his teenaged baby mother for being a “dead beat dad.” Chief Keef, real name Keith Cozart, is a Chicago based gangster rapper who is most known for his explicit  lyrics about sex, drugs, money and most prominent, gang affiliation. Cozart fathered a child when he was only…

Model Leaves Kids In the Car for Hours to See Lil Wayne

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Reported by Britt L Model Brittany Harris was arrested Saturday night after at Cruzan Ampitheater employee found her children, aged five and three, standing alone near a black Nissan Altima in the South Florida Fairgrounds parking lot, surrounded by intoxicated adults. The 25-year-old reportedly left her kids in the car for three hours to go see rapper Lil’ Wayne in the theater. Ampitheater employee Barry Batchelor noticed the kids in…

What Does 100 Years of Delta Sigma Theta Really Mean?

What Does 100 Years of Delta Sigma Theta Really Mean?

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By: Dr. Kimberly Brown What Does 100 years of Delta Sigma Theta Really Mean? The District of Columbia should brace itself. The phrase, “paint the town red,” will take on a new and vibrantly literal meaning as immeasurable numbers of women of the illustrious Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated descend upon the city this weekend to celebrate the organization’s 100th anniversary. Yet, besides the grand convention assemblies; the sea of vendors…

2 Months After Being Shot In The Head Teen Walks And Speaks At Graduation

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It is typically expected that people will overcome their obstacles in order to succeed in life; however, it’s hard to say that it was expected in this situation. High school graduation is a goal most kids expect to reach one day, but for this student, it seemed a little out of reach– but not for two long. This young man’s story is proof that miracles do happen. Two months ago,…

New York Gun Violence Spikes: 25 People Shot In Only 48 Hours

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The violence in New York and other cities is something that people are starting to become accustomed to.   This weekend, it all came to  a head when 25 people were shot in New York in a short 48-hour period. Some of the shooting took place during a gun battle in Brooklyn that took place near Lenox Road.   Many of the people shot were innocent victims. This brings to…

7 Children Drown In A Pool During Oklahoma Tornado

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The tornado ripped the roof off of Plaza Towers school in Oklahoma hitting it directly and killing seven children. Those children unfortunately drowned in a pool as they trying to shelter from the huge tornado that hit them. Plaza Towers Elementary took a direct hit from the tornado which was reportedly a mile wide. The impact completely flattened the school which still had young children and others inside. As rescuers…

Former Columbia Track Star Jessica Fingers Found Dead In Dorm Room

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Authorities are now investigating what appears to be a drug overdose of Jessica Fingers. She was discovered dead Sunday morning on a Columbia University dorm floor where she attends school. As the investigation insues, tensions between the ex-track star’s brother and boyfriend heats up. NY Daily News reports: A 21-year old who entered Columbia University with a full scholarship and a bright future was found dead of a possible overdose…

Steubenville Rape Victim Receives Threats from Teen Girls Online

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The shock and pain from the Steubenville rape case is far from over even though a verdict was finally reached. The two teenage boys, Mays and Richmond, were found guilty and delinquent in the case of the 16 year old victim. They were sentenced to atleast one year in juvenile jail. Mike DeWine, the Ohio Attorney General, said this morning that two teenage girls have been charged with meancing after…

Jada Pinkett-Smith Is Proud of Her Daughter’s “Emotional Confidence”

Jada Pinkett-Smith Is Proud of Her Daughter’s “Emotional Confidence”

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Jada Pinkett-Smith gains strength from daughter Willow Smith. The actress and singer recently took to Facebook to dote on her daughter’s ability to be emotionally confident and dependent at a young age. “I have been in special wonder of my daughter as I watch her grow amongst men (father,brothers and uncles) who love her deeply,” Smith writes. “I have been able to witness how a young lady develops from a…

Check Out Jaden Smith’s New Unique Hair Style; Dyes Mohawk Blue, Green And Yellow

Check Out Jaden Smith’s New Unique Hair Style; Dyes Mohawk Blue, Green And Yellow

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Jaden Smith, 14,  showed of his new hair style in Los Angeles on Monday which can certainly be described as unique. He has shaved the back of his head and has dyed his shorter hair blue, green and blonde. The actor and rapper arrived at Los Angeles International Airport with his sister and was dressed comfortably in preparation for his flight. Source.

Kenyan mother names new-born twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

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A Kenyan mother who gave birth to twin boys on Wednesday named her new-born children after the president re-elect and his defeated Republican rival. Millicent Owuor, gave birth to  her twins, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, at a hospital in the town of Siaya in southwest Kenya. Owuor told the local newspaper that she had named her twins after the winning and losing presidential candidates in order to remember the…

Dad Of The Year? Snoop Dogg Defends Smoking Weed With Son

Dad Of The Year? Snoop Dogg Defends Smoking Weed With Son

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Snoop Dogg’s response to the media’s criticism of his choice to smoke weed with his teenaged son is one that further shows the absence of influential parenting in the 21st Century. “What better way to [learn] than from the master?” the rapper asked.  “My kids can do whatever the hell they want. For me to say otherwise would be hypocritical. A lot of motherf–ers don’t have a relationship with their kids, and…