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Racism Alive And Well: Glenn Beck Says NAACP Is A ‘Joke’

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Glenn Beck is know for his witty banter and conservative views, so it comes as no surprise that he had a few thoughts on the IRS political targeting scandal,and the NAACP on his radio show. He bluntly called the NAACP a “joke” and an “affront” to legendary civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr., Booker T. Washington, and Frederick Douglass. Glenn Beck was responding to former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond’s claim that President George W. Bush’s IRS…

Beyoncé Nails Routine Within Five Minutes Then Shoots For H&M

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Beyoncé has illustrated once again what a true professional does under pressure. Beyoncé was given five minutes to learn the dance routine for the Standing On The Sun video for retail giant H&M. The singer mastered the routine seconds before the camera rolled. The singer said having to do things last minute on set may have been due to her busy schedule, as she was gearing up for her world…

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Chris Tucker to Host 2013 BET Awards

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Reported  by Malcolm Morrow Chris Tucker will be hosting this year’s BET Awards, which will air on June 30. Tucker has been out of the film spotlight for a number of years and recently had a major comeback supporting role in the Oscar nominated film “Silver Linings Playbook”, which also stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Tucker’s previous major film role was in “Rush Hour 3” which was a box…

Poisonous Letter Sent to President Obama

Poisonous Letter Sent to President Obama

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Secret Service officials say the letter tested positive for the poison ricin and was from the same sender who mailed the letter to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) that also tested positive, NBC News reports. Federal officials told NBC News that they believe they know who sent the letters, but no arrest has been made. From the Hill: The Secret Service has acknowledged the letter addressed to President Obama contained a suspicious…

NY State Senator Says NYPD Chief Claimed “Stop & Frisk” Was To “Instill Fear” In All Blacks And Latinos

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Now I might be mistaken, but I thought the purpose of the police force was to protect and serve the people. Not to scare them to death! NYPD obviously has a different motivation for serving their community. News One reports: During the ongoing “stop and frisk” trial in Manhattan’s federal court, a state senator said today that NYPD commissioner Ray Kellyimplemented the program to “instill fear” in the minds of the city’s Black…

Students Don’t Want Ben Carson As Commencement Speaker Because Of Gay Remarks

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The man once known for his brilliant achievements as a world renowned neurosurgeon is now getting attention for a completely difference reason. Dr. Ben Carson has been on a controversy streak with his latest comments about gay marriage. He has also had no reservations when sharing his many other conservative views. Atlanta Black Star reports:  Dr. Ben Carson has angered supporters of gay marriage with comments on Fox News that appear…

Beyonce Shows Support Of Gay Marriage

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Beyonce always know just what to say, and sing! She is just pure perfection! Okay, I’m done with my Beyonce tyrant now back to business. Beyonce made sure that the world (or at least us die hard fans who frequent all of her sites) knows exactly where she stands on the latest gay marriage issue. Prop. 8 has gotten national attention and there are so many opinions, critiques, and even support,…

Karl Rove Tells Donna Brazile that She Owes Him Some Fried Chicken

Karl Rove Tells Donna Brazile that She Owes Him Some Fried Chicken

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When speaking about black people or to them in public, two foods you might not want to mention are fried chicken and watermelon.  Karl Rove, being a high-profile member of the GOP, is one of the last people who could get away with such a reference in the public sphere. Those limits were tested this week when Rove joked with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile on ABC’s This Week.  During the…

Man Interrupts Kansas City Mayor’s State of the City Speech- Kanye Shrug!

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Do we have another Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift incident on our hands. That is what most people are reminded of after hearing about a Kansas City man who felt outraged and took it upon himself to interrupt the Mayor Sly James. The incident happened while Mayor James gave his State if the City speech Monday. The angry man’s, Derron Black, frustrations may have sprung from his failed campaign for…

Jesse Jackson Jr’s wife now ‘subject of her own federal investigation’

Jesse Jackson Jr’s wife now ‘subject of her own federal investigation’

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Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned  in November following a multi-month medical leave to treat his bipolar disorder and remains at the center of a federal investigation into alleged misuse of campaign funds. Now his wife Sandi Jackson, who held a local government position in their hometown of Chicago, is also the focus of her own federal investigation. Mrs Jackson had always been a key focus of the investigation into…

Barack Obama’s Half-Brother To Run For Governor In Kenya

Barack Obama’s Half-Brother To Run For Governor In Kenya

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  Malik Obama, president Barack Obama’s older half-brother, announced he will run for governor in the Kenyan county of Siaya, Bloomberg reports. The elder Obama announced his candidacy as an independent in a rally on Sunday. “Siaya county is facing a lot of problems from poor infrastructure to poverty due to bad leadership,” Obama said, according to Bloomberg. “I will change this if elected.” Kenyans will head to the polls…

President Obama: Sandy Hook Shooting The “Worst Day” In My Presidency [VIDEO]

President Obama: Sandy Hook Shooting The “Worst Day” In My Presidency [VIDEO]

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The shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School will go down in history as the “worst day” of President Obama’s career as leader of the free world. During an interview on Meet the Press airing Sunday (Dec. 30), the commander in chief recounted the day, two weeks ago, when 20 children were slain. “This is something that was the worst day of my presidency,” he told host David Gregory. “And it’s…

Katt Williams and Suge Knight got into a fist fight with some people outside of a club in Hollywood just hours after Williams was released from prison for child endangerment.

Katt Williams, Suge Knight Involved In Brawl Hours After Katt’s Release from Jail

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Katt Williams sure doesn’t waste any time getting into trouble. Just hours after being released from jail on child endangerment charges, the comedian and his newfound friend Suge Knight were involved in — what appears to be — an  alcohol-influenced brawl outside of a club in Hollywood. Earlier that day, police came to Katt’s house and found things in the home that were both incriminating and disturbing.  When police arrived…

Interested In Going To The Inauguration? There’s Plenty of Hotel Rooms Still Left

Interested In Going To The Inauguration? There’s Plenty of Hotel Rooms Still Left

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President Obama will be inaugurated for his second term on Jan. 21 but unlike 2009, DC-area hotels still boast plenty of room. Some 1.8 million people were at the National Mall for Obama’s first inauguration; this time, city officials expect there will be more than a million fewer visitors. Hotels sold out months in advance in 2009 at a daily of $600-plus, but for 2013 some places still have half…

Hundreds of Americans Now Selling Their Guns After Recent Tragedy

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According to the Huffington Post, the recent tragedy in Connecticut involving a shooting at an elementary school has led to millions of people reconsidering how they view gun ownership.  As evidence of this phenomenon, they cite hundreds of Americans who have chosen to participate in gun buyback programs. In major cities across America, gun buybacks had been previously scheduled, but the level of participation was off the charts this week….