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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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Woman Beaten By CHP Settles For $1.5 Million, Officer Resigns

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April V. Taylor Merlene Pinnock, a 51-year-old grandmother who was repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol Officer, has decided to settle her case against the CHP for $1.5 million.  The settlement was confirmed to the Associated Press by CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow and Pinnock’s attorney.  Farrow stated, “When this incident occurred, I promised that I would look into it and vowed a swift resolution.  Today, we have worked constructively…

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Prolific Author, Playwright J. California Cooper Dead At 82

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J. California Cooper, the prolific playwright and author who was widely known as a chronicler of the African American experience, passed away September 20th at her daughters home in Seattle.  The Berkley born Cooper was most known for the short stories she wrote later in her career, but she first gained recognition as a playwright.  She was first noticed by critics and the iconic novelist and poet Alice Walker when…

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Reporter explains why she cussed out her bosses and quit

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Charlo Greene was a reporter at a remote Alaskan television station, but she is now known all over the country.  Greene made the news for her dramatic exit from her job, while also announcing that she is going to run her own Cannibis Club. Greene’s exit was stunning.  During a media report on Cannibis, Greene simply said, “f*ck it, I quit,” and walked off the stage.  The look of her…

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Former Different World actress has a whole different career

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Aryana Starr is an actress that you would only know about if you are into adult films.  She seems serious about her profession and is proud of what she does for a living. But what people don’t know is that Starr (aka Jonell Green) was also cast on the hit NBC show “A Different World” many years ago as a child actress. Green played a girl named Dashawn Curtis.  She…

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Sherri Shepherd Ex Rejects Offer, Wants $10K In Monthly Child Support

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There is yet another blow dealt in the divorce battle unfolding between Sherri Shepherd and her estranged husband Lamar Sally.  Sally has rejected a deal offered by Shepherd for him to receive a one time payment of $100,000 as part of a divorce settlement in addition to $3,000 a month in child support for the surrogate child the two agreed to have.  The child has been a source of contention and…

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Missouri State Senator was Tear Gassed in Ferguson, MO

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The chaos surrounding the recent police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri just got a little bit stranger.   The police department in the town has refused to answer to the public regarding why they felt the need to shoot down the 18-year old, who was on his way to college.  His body was left dead in the middle of the street, as officers have set up barricades, no…

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“She Needs to Drop a Few” Says Fox News Dr. About Michelle Obama

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The first lady is one of the healthiest, most attractive first ladies in history.  So, it’s surprising that anyone would say she’s not healthy.  But leave it to Fox News to tell the biggest lie told since Columbus discovered America.  No reason to be mad about this anymore, it’s actually funny. Read more:  First Lady Michelle Obama has been in the cross-hairs of right wing pundits for everything from pushing…

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Aaliyah on Star Search at the age of 10: But she looks like an adult

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Aaliyah is one of the most beloved singers in the history of R&B music.  She died tragically in the year 2001 in a plane crash, but was on her way to fame, fortune and stardom.  Scratch that:  She was already there, with movie roles, hit songs and a loyal legion of fans who all looked up to her and wanted to be just like her. This is an old clip…

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Transgender woman charged with murder for illegal rear end injections

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Padge Victoria Windslowe, a transgender Goth singer, is being charged with murdering a stripper via butt-injections. In February 2011, the male-born singer hosted a butt-injection party in Philadelphia in which she pumped silicone into 20-year-old Claudia Seye Aderotimi’s buttocks for free, according to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. She sealed the exotic dancer’s wounds with super glue and cotton bαlls. Reportedly, when Aderotimi complained of feeling chest pains after the…

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20,000 sign petition to stop Mona Scott from degrading black greek letter organizations

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Mona Scott-Young may have thought she was doing a good thing for the black Greek community by creating a reality show about them.  But people are making it known, early in the process, that the creation of such a show is going to receive a massive backlash right away.  The show, “Sorority Sisters” hasn’t been launched, but there have already been 20,000 signatures put on a petition asking that the show be…

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Pastor Jamal Bryant says destruction of the black family starts with removing the male

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Pastor Jamal Bryant has been in the news lately for his remarks on the pulpit recently, but those remarks might appear to be a minor excerpt of a longer message.  So, out of fairness to the good pastor, it makes the best sense to put an entire sermon in front of readers so they can decide what he’s all about. In this sermon, Pastor Bryant begins speaking about the kidnapped…

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Laverne Cοx Says Some of the Men She’s Dated Were Ashamed to Be Seen With Her In Public

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Reported by Nigel Boys Born a male, but now a woman, Laverne Cοx, best known for playing Sophia Burset in the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” is on May 2014’s cover of TIME magazine, along with the caption “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s Next Civil Rights Frontier.” The Mobile, Alabama born Cοx, who has a twin brother, is a prime example of how the world has changed its views of those…

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THREE GREAT TIPS FOR LONG LASTING HAIR COLOR

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Getting your hair colored can be time consuming and sometimes very expensive. If you want to be sure your color isn’t just running down the drain follow these easy steps! Wash with cool water Exposing your hair to excessive heat can cause your color to lose it’s pop. If you go to a hair stylist, request that she rinses your hair in cool water this will protect the color. It…

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13-year old girl has published several of her own books

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A Brooklyn eighth grader turned her hobby of reading and writing stories into a profession. Angela Content, 13, has always loved to read, according to her mother Marie. The more she read the more she wanted to write a story of her own. That drive channeled into two self-published books currently available at Amazon and other online booksellers. Marie Content told CBS New York she did…