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Samuel L. Jackson to Bill Cosby: “Say Something”

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By Michal Ortner Many high profile celebrities have offered their opinion on the Bill Cosby scandal, which has involved several women who claim that Cosby made inappropriate advances toward them. Samuel L. Jackson is now sharing his opinion on the situation. In the 80s, Jackson actually worked with Cosby as his camera stand-in for three years. “I wish he would say something,” said Jackson. “Popular opinion would say, ‘Where there’s…

Swerving Man Found Hiding Weed in his Butt and Crack in His Mouth

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BY STEPHEN KANYI Police in Gainesville, Florida arrested a man after he was found in possession of both weed and crack. The police reported that they found the weed in his bυtt and the crack in his mouth. The arrest happened on Thursday at about 12:30 a.m. when officers stopped the man on Northeast 23rd Avenue and Northeast Second Street. The man, Winfred Alphonso McAllister Jr., 23, was driving a…

Man Who Received $350k After Walking 21 Miles to Work Dumps Girlfriend, Evades Would-be Robbers

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Earlier this month, James Robertson made national headlines when a story about how he walked 21 miles a day, five times a week, to and from his job at a factory in suburban Detroit became public. An online campaign was soon launched by a friend, Evan Leedy, 19, and he received a red 2015 Ford Taurus, as well as $350,000 from strangers who were inspired by…

Teen Who Shoveled Snow for Elderly Man Says He’s “Trying to Live Life the Right Way”

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A Virginia teen who shoveled snow for an elderly man doesn’t quite understand why his selfless act is getting so much attention. The 18 year old high school senior is being held up as an example to others after shoveling snow for a 76 year old man, but to the teen, he was just doing the right thing and living his life “the right way.” Tommy was riding home with…

Lee Daniels’ kids have read Anne Frank 100 times, but don’t want to read Roots

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In case you don’t know the story of Anne Frank, it’s an intriguing diary written by a young Jewish woman during World War II.  The Jewish community takes great pride in the book, and they make sure that many of their children read it at some point in their lives as a point of cultural heritage. Lee Daniels, creator of the show “Empire,” and the films “Precious” and “Monster’s Ball,”…

Mississippi Lawmaker Says “All the Blacks” in His Town Get Food Stamps, They “Don’t Work”

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A Mississippi lawmaker is in hot water for comments he made in the Clarion Ledger newspaper. The DeSoto County state representative now says that the comments he made about “all the blacks” in his county being on food stamps were taken out of context. State Rep. Gene Alday, R-Walls, came under fire from all directions after saying that African-Americans in his hometown of Walls were all on the welfare rolls….

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Says ISIS Represents Islam Like KKK Represents Christianity

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As of late the media has been saturated with the comments of former NBA stars–like Charles Barkley and Karl Malone–who point fingers at marginalized groups as being responsible for their own problems. For some, that will render the recent comments of the always intellectual Kareem Abdul-Jabbar a breath of fresh air. Appearing on Monday’s episode of ‘Morning Joe’, the NBA legend was asked whether Islam played a role in terror…

Black Lives Didn’t Matter to Our Slave Catching Founding Father George Washington

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After the slayings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter became a slogan for the movement against racialized police brutality in this country. Viewed from a wider political spectrum, it becomes apparent that, although the slogan is new, black lives have rarely mattered in this country, and that’s true even among our Founding Fathers. George Washington is highly regarded as America’s first president, but few historians focus on…

“Run, N**ger Run” Judge Finally Indicted for Assault

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A Mississippi judge who hit a disabled African-American man while shouting “run, n**ger run” has been indicted for assault. Mississippi Justice Court Judge Bill Weisenberger, who allegedly struck 20 year old Eric Rivers, turned himself in on charges of simple assault. He was released after posting $10,000 bond. The family of Rivers, who is disabled, filed a complaint against Weisenberger last year. “The law does not discriminate, and the Grand…

Ga. Deputy Fired and Arrested for Tying 12 Year Old to Basketball Goal and Abusing Him

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A Richmond County, Ga. deputy was arrested and fired for allegedly handcuffing a boy to a basketball goal and abusing him. Former Deputy Alton Walter is accused of going to a woman’s house to discipline a misbehaving 12 year old. The boy’s mother said she hoped the deputy would talk to her son and get him back on the right track, but instead, the deputy put her son in the…

Official Who Called Obama “Half Breed” Refuses to Resign, Says He’s Not Racist

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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is still calling on a member of the State Education Board to resign after he was caught running what the Nebraska Watchdog describes as a “sometimes racist” blog that called Obama a “half breed.” Pat McPherson, a member of Nebraska’s school board, ran a blog that included repeated references to President Barack Obama as a “half breed.” McPherson, however, said he didn’t write the posts and…

2 Univ. of Tennessee Football Players Charged With Rαpe

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Two University of Tennessee football players, one former and one current, were charged with aggravated rαpe on Thursday. Both A.J. Johnson, an ex-linebacker, and current cornerback Michael Williams were indicted on charges of aggravated rαpe. On Thursday a Knox County Grand Jury charged that both men were “aided and abetted by” the other, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Williams turned himself in but his attorney, David Eldridge, insists that his…

Man Sought After “Black Power” Road Rage Incidents

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In a curious case, Texas police are on the hunt for a “black power” road rager. Julie Nowlin told local affiliate KVUE that she was driving with her 4 year old in the car when she crossed paths with the reckless driver. Nowlin, who’d just met friends for coffee, says the driver was “crossing on the yellow stripe, driving in the bike lane, driving really close to them, intimidating them…

Karl Malone: Time for Black People to ‘Stop Looking for a Handout’

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Whenever racial controversy ensues, there are always at least a few black celebrities waiting in the wings to blame black people for the problems they face. Charles Barkley is probably the celebrity most well known for making harsh criticisms of the black community, but NBA legend Karl Malone recently threw his name into the category of wealthy blacks who blame blacks for not pulling themselves up by their bootstraps. Appearing…

Black Sara Lee Workers Faced “We Hate N***ers” Taunt, Given Dangerous Jobs

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sided with black Sara Lee workers who filed a discrimination lawsuit. Feds agreed with workers of a now closed Texas Sara Lee plant who claimed they were routinely the victims of racist taunts. If that weren’t bad enough, the black workers say they were also given the most dangerous jobs in the plant. An investigation found that managers at the Sara Lee plant routinely…