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Two men hold a one-year old baby at gunpoint to steal his shoes

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There are some stories that make you wonder what the world is coming to. This is definitely one of them.  A one year old baby was held at gunpoint in East Flatbush, Brooklyn this week.  The two men that were robbing the baby wanted to get his shoes, and they were successful in obtaining them. According to police, the men walked into someone’s apartment against their will and threatened to…

Dr Sinclair Grey III says the fortune is in the follow up for entrepreneurs. www.blacklikemoi.com

Dr. Sinclair Grey III: Black Entrepreneurs Can Find Fortune In the Follow Up

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A Message For Every Entrepreneur: The Fortune Is In The Follow Up by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Being an entrepreneur is wonderful. You set your own hours, you do what you love, you create opportunities for people, and you stimulate the economy. Without a doubt, the life of an entrepreneur is good but also hectic at times. Even though you’re your own boss, the reality is that you’re responsible for…

Congressional Black Caucus hosts 44th Annual Conference www.blacklikemoi.com

Here’s What Happened at This Year’s Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference

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Reported by Doshon Farad Whoever said that black people are unorganized and lazy obviously never attended the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference (CBC). This past weekend marked the group’s forty-fourth year hosting its yearly four day convention lasting from September 24-27. The caucus was founded in 1971 by a group of black congress members who wanted to ensure that the issues of the black community were not ignored. Each year…

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“Pick Them Out, Knock Them Out,” Victims Describe Mob Attαck

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More teens are coming forward describing a mob attαck that occurred after a high school football game on Friday in Tennessee. “They call it ‘Pick them out, knock them out,’” Central High student Melvin Harris told local affiliate WMC. Harris has come forward to discuss what he saw during the mob attαck after a game at Crump Stadium. “They just go out, pick some random person, and try to beαt…

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Darren Wilson a No Show at Court Where He’s Accused of Manhandling Suspect

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Officer Darren Wilson hasn’t been seen in public since he gunned down unarmed teen Michael Brown, and he’s not making an exception for scheduled court appearances. Wilson, who is still a Ferguson police officer, didn’t show up for a court case where he’s accused of “roughing up” a marijuana suspect. Wilson arrested Christopher Brooks last year on a marijuana charge and during the arrest, Brooks says he was “roughed up”…

Walmart claims Tracy Morgan and other passengers involved in deadly wreck are at fault for their damages www.blacklikemoi.com

Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan For Injuries Suffered During Deadly Crash

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Reported by Nigel Boys After a Georgia truck driver for Walmart crashed into a limousine bus carrying comedian Tracy Morgan and other comedians, on June 7 while traveling on the New Jersey Turnpike, Morgan has taken the retail giant to court. Sixty-two-year-old Jimmy Mack, a friend of Morgan’s, was killed during the collision and the comedian himself suffered from a broken leg and ribs. Morgan is claiming punitive damages from Walmart along…

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George Zimmerman’s Dad: My Son May “Shοot a Few” FBI Agents

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George Zimmerman’s father says since the slaying of Trayon Martin, his son has become the most hated man in America. This, he says, has caused his son to fear for his life and could eventually lead to a tragedy. In an interview with GQ magazine, Robert Zimmerman admitted that he worries about what will happen if the FBI knocks on his son’s door. The federal investigation of his son is…

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Black Women 5 Times More Likely To Have Abortion Than White Women

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April V. Taylor Abortion rates have been declining in the United States for the last 25 years and have reached the lowest rate since Roe v. Wade, but, according to the Centers for Disease Control, black women are still disproportionately affected, having abortions at 5 times the rate of white women.  While the reasons for the overall decline in abortion rates is widely discussed, few are looking at why black…

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Cop Who Gunned Down Unarmed Black Man Must Pay His Own Legal Bills

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A cop who gunned down a black man looking for help after a car accident must now pay his own legal bills since the city is refusing to pay. Charlotte, North Carolina officials have stopped paying legal defense bills for Officer Randall Kerrick. In a curious outcome, the city had charged Kerrick with voluntary manslaυghter in the shοoting deαth of Jonathan Ferrell, while simultaneously paying his legal fees. In a…

An 11 year old was shot at a Miami club www.blacklikemoi.com

100 Gun Shots Fired Into New Teen Club In Miami, Several Children Injured

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Fifteen children and young adults have been shot early Sunday morning at a new Miami, Florida club, including an 11-year-old. At around 1AM on Sunday, shots rang out at The Spot, a club that just opened within the past few weeks in Miami.  About “100 shots” were fired by at least “4 different guns,” according to an unidentified witness interviewed by CBS Miami. When police arrived…

Controversial Twitter post claims Macklemore and Iggy Azale are the best rappers alive www.blacklikemoi.com

Iggy Azalea Sparks Controversy On Twitter, Justifies Using the “N” Word

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  Two white rappers, Iggy Azalea and Macklemore, are now the Queen and King of Rap, according to a comment on Twitter by one of Azalea’s fans that has been circulating on the internet as of late.  A few months ago, Forbes Magazine shared similar sentiments, saying hip hop is “run” by Azalea.  Although the Australian rapper has been growing in popularity this year and is currently on billboard.com’s ‘Hot Rap Songs’…

Devin James is a public relations expert behind the Ferguson tragedy but was fired after his criminal past reveals he killed a man in TN www.blacklikemoi.com

Ferguson Police Fire PR Expert For Criminal Past, Mayor Says They Knew About It

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Reported by Kacie Whaley The public relations expert behind Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson’s apology to Michael Brown’s family has been fired after his employers discovered that he killed a man in 2006, according to Daily Mail. Devin James was hired by Ferguson city officials to help reduce the growing tension and anger toward police after Brown was killed by an officer and left in the street for four hours.  His…

Lt. Nolan Anderson worked for the force for 25 years and was struck by his co-workers for pointing a gun at them www.blacklikemoi.com

On-Duty Cop Pistol-Whips Wife, Shoots Gun at Other Officers

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Reported by Kacie Whaley A Louisiana St. John the Baptist Parish deputy is dead, and fellow police officers are the ones who pulled the triggers. Fifty-year-old Lt. Nolan Anderson was on-duty Wednesday afternoon, but stopped at his daughter’s apartment for reasons currently unknown, Nola.com reported.  He used his radio to call the Sheriff’s Office.  When Anderson stated that officers would need to “come get him,” they knew that the situation was serious. When police…

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Fired UPS Worker Accused of Trading $160k Diamond for $20 Bag of Weed

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A fired UPS worker apparently didn’t see the value in the $160,000 diamond he stole since investigators in Arizona say he sold it for a $20 bag of weed. Twenty year old Walter Earl Morrison is accused of smuggling the jewel out of Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, where Morrison was working for UPS, abc15 reports. Investigators believe Morrison thought the package contained cash, so when he found the diamond,…

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Creator of “Black-Ish” Attributes Father’s Lucrative Settlement to Inspiration Behind Show

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Kenya Barris, the creator of “Black-ish” – the ABC comedy series starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross – says that life itself inspired and gave him the opportunity to experience the ups and downs of an African American person, both as an individual and as part of a family. In a recent interview Barris, 40, talked about the upbringing he had and how it affected…