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Bahamian Homeless Immigrant Heads to Yale on Lavish Scholarship

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For immigrants all over the United States, making the trip from their home country to a place where many aspects of the culture is foreign to them is a tough task. To start from square one in this country and become a success through hard work and perseverance is admirable and commendable. No one knows of these truths better that Wellington Mackey, who has gone from homelessness to Yale. Mackey…


Ice Cream man shot in front of neighborhood kids

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By Nigel Boys When 22-year-old Brandon Brown pulled into Lucas Village — a subsidized housing complex in downtown Frederick, Maryland — on Saturday afternoon while playing music to attract children to his ice cream truck, he was getting himself into a situation that would end in him losing his life. While children lined up to buy treats from Brown, a man who was later identified as 27-year-old Larnell Lyles allegedly walked up…


Malcolm X tells grand jury who is trying to murder his family

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Hear Malcolm X’s own words about his relationship with the Nation of Islam and how he ended up leaving the organization. After you watch the video, please tell us what you think. Can the black community move past this? In the video, Malcolm even says that he knows that he’s “a dead man already,” and that the kind of information he has about the Nation of Islam might lead to…

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Member of Drake’s Entourage Sentenced to 6 Months for Beating His Girlfriend

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Reported Stephen Kanyi Travis “Baka” Savoury, a well-known member of rapper Drake’s entourage, was sentenced to six months in jail for assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute in Toronto. The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to assaulting the 22-year-old, whose identity is being protected by the courts. She and Savoury were in an on and off relationship for several months, and it eventually turned ugly. Attorney Katherine Rogozinski said that the…

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Watch: Teacher opens up a can of whoop-azz

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This video will make you wonder if it’s better or worse that parents and teachers can’t spank kids. Do you think that spanking them is harmful and abusive, or do you think that some kids need to get that azz beat? Check out this video and tell us what you think.

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Tyler Perry hit with a messy lawsuit from former employee

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A former employee of Tyler Perry is suing for millions alleging that he was fired after refusing the a superior’s sexual advances. In the lawsuit, Joshua Sole claims that Perry exposed him to “contempt and ridicule.”   The man is suing for millions in damages, and claims that his history with Perry is what led to other incidents that have been revealed in the media. Sole’s first interaction with Perry,…


Baltimore: White Man Brutally Attacked By Black Teens In Front Of His Home

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Five high school students have been arrested by the Baltimore County police after they savagely beat a disabled man who was trying to break up a fight between teenagers that had started in front of his home. Police said they had arrested five teens and charged them as adults for the attack on Richard Fletcher. The brutal assault was caught on a cell phone video. The…


Marlon Wayans to Spoof “Fifty Shades…” With “Fifty Shades of Black”

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Marlon Wayans, the king of spoof comedy, has just announced that he will be back in March of 2016 with his take of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which he will be calling “Fifty Shades of Black.” The original movie, based on the book written by E.L. James, is an erotic romantic drama starring Dakota Johnson as college graduate Anastasia Steele who has a sadomasochistic relationship with…


This man wants you to remember: Not all cops will shoot you

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By Nigel Boys In the wake of outrage following the recent shooting death of an unarmed Black man in South Carolina by a police officer, a video posted on YouTube and Facebook by a Black man named Will Stack claims that not all Black people are victims and that not all cops are bad. The 22-year-old U.S. Army National Guardsman recounts his experience with a White officer in Lexington County…


In Response to Police Brutality, NAACP Leader Tells Blacks to Arm Themselves

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response to a number of high profile instances of police brutality committed against blacks, one local NAACP leader is calling on blacks to arm themselves. The president of an NAACP branch out of Memphis, Tennessee said blacks should be prepared to defend themselves, according to MyFoxMemphis. “They have a right to defend themselves,” said Crittenden Co. NAACP President Shabaka Afrika, “We’re not suggesting people go out and start shooting folks…


NJ Man Says Rapper DMX Robbed Him at Gas Station

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By Victor O DMX is currently being investigated by police after a New Jersey man accused the rapper and his entourage of snatching and making away with thousands of dollars belonging to him. The man, whose name was not revealed, claimed to have been robbed by the rapper and his entourage of about 15 people at an Exxon gas station in the early hours on  Easter Sunday. NJ.com reports that…

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Can You Guess What MTV is Giving Kevin Hart?

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Reported by Ryan Brennan MTV made a big announcement today that involved good news for Kevin Hart, well-known comedian, actor and television producer. The network announced that he will receive the Comedic Genius Award at this year’s MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The award was introduced in 2013, when Hart’s co-star in the film Get Hard, Will Ferrell, was the first to win. Hart,…

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President Obama Slips On Air Force One Steps, Internet Goes Wild

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By Ryan Brennan President Barack Obama must be sick and tired of all the trips he has been making. After returning to Washington proceeding a weekend getaway in Florida, Obama was almost ready to take another trip. However, this one wouldn’t have been as fun as the last. Obama was ready to take the famous walk down the Air Force One steps. Perhaps he was a bit unfocused or was…

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Can Comedians Be Funny Without Backlash? Jamie Foxx Accused of “transphobia”

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By Lyonel Laverde-Hansen Our popular culture is based on a tension of competing purposes. On one hand, we value the importance of freedom of expression, most famously enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. A range of personalities has invoked his or her Constitutional rights to justify expression which many find offensive. As a result, performers can be banned or condemned, but not imprisoned for violating local “obscenity laws.”…


Barbershop 3: Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer Coming Back After 11 Years

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By Naturally Triece According to Deadline, a Barbershop 3 is on the way. The threequel will be coming 11 years after the sequel to the first Barbershop, which was a hit! The site is reporting that they’re still barbering the deal, but MGM is hiring The Best Man franchise director, Malcolm D. Lee, to direct Barbershop 3. Rumor has it that the film is coming along very well and steps…