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3 Cities Bid to Host Pres. Obama’s Presidential Library: What Will be His Legacy?

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Reported by April V. Taylor Monday marked the deadline for bids for President Barack Obama’s presidential library with three cities making their appeal. According to reports, Chicago seems to have the strongest appeal considering it is where Obama did the large majority of his political work prior to becoming president, and it is also where he started his family.  Honolulu, where Obama was born and raised, and New York, where he went…

CDC: Inner City Youth Suffering From ‘Hood Disease’

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Normally when you think of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you think of soldiers coming back from back from Iraq or Afghanistan. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says PTSD also impacts urban youth and makes it harder for them to learn. According to the CDC, thirty percent of inner city kids suffer from PTSD, which they contracted from living in viοlent areas. The form of PTSD these…

Gucci Mane Wanted For Assaulting a Soldier

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The well known and contreversial rapper Gucci Mane, who is no stranger to being in trouble with the law, was issued an arrest warrant after being accused of assaulting a U.S. soldier. The victim explained to WSB-TV reporter Amy Napier Viteri that he was only attempting to take a picture with the rapper. That was when Gucci Mane attacked the soldier. Here is a photo of a side view of…

Marine Sergeant And His Anti-Obama Facebook Group

Marine Sergeant And His Anti-Obama Facebook Group

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  SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Marine sergeant who started a Facebook group that is openly critical of President Barack Obama and posted comments saying he will not follow the unlawful orders of the commander in chief is facing possible dismissal from the Corps. The Marines on Wednesday told Sgt. Gary Stein — a Camp Pendleton Marine who started the Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party — that he…

Hillary Clinton Defends President Obama on Afghanistan Quran-Burning Incidents

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Criticism of President Barack Obama’s apology for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistanis not helpful, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday in a wide-ranging interview with CNN. “I find it somewhat troubling that our politics would enflame such a dangerous situation in Afghanistan,” Clinton said of the complaints by Republican presidential candidates and some experts about Obama’s apology. Obama apologized Thursday in a letter to Afghan President Hamid Karzai…

Iraq War Vet Captures LA County Sheriff Deputy Punching Special Needs Woman In The Face (VIDEO)

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Your Black World reports: Veteran Germaine Reed was on the bus in Los Angeles when he captured some disturbing footage on his cell phone. Reed, recently home after serving six tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, recorded a Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy punching a woman with special needs. After the deputy realized that he was being recorded, he tried to intimidate him in to turning over his cell phone…

Kirsten West Savali: Why Black America Should Care About Private Danny Chen’s Suicide

Kirsten West Savali: Why Black America Should Care About Private Danny Chen’s Suicide

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    In a tragic story that could have played out on many college campuses across America, Private Danny Chen, 19, committed suicide on October 3, 2011, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, after suffering horrific and continual hazing at the hands of eight U.S. Army soldiers. SEE ALSO: Beverly Johnson Reveals “Price” Of Fame Chen had only been deployed to Afghanistan for six weeks, but his family revealed in a press conference…

Obama expresses ‘condolences’ to Pakistan’s president

Obama expresses ‘condolences’ to Pakistan’s president

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    U.S. President Barack Obama called Pakistan’s president Sunday to express condolences over the airstrike that killed 24 soldiers near the Afghanistan border more than a week ago, the White House said in a statement. “The president made clear that this regrettable incident was not a deliberate attack on Pakistan and reiterated the United States’ strong commitment to a full investigation,” the statement said. “The two presidents reaffirmed their…

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

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    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden braved the crowd at a NASCAR racing event by serving as Grand Marshals for the Ford 400 NASCAR race in Florida.  The two were there to support the Joining Forces Initiative, which helps veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. As the first lady yelled “start your engines,” the boos from the crowd were loud and clear.  The boos were especially…