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Nate Dogg

Woman Files $300K Claim Against Nate Dogg’s Estate for Unpaid Child Support

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One of the worst things you can do to your family is cause them more grief when you die than when you were alive. This is the sad case with the late rapper Nate Dogg. When the rapper died in March 2011 due to complications from multiple strokes, he didn’t have a Will in place, leaving his widow and his children fighting over his estate. Nate Dogg’s widow LaToya Calvin,…

john legend

John Legend to Release TV Drama ‘Down Lo’ On HBO

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Famed singer John Legend is making big moves in the TV realm. The singer just copped a deal with HBO to air his upcoming TV drama series titled “Down Lo”. According to  Deadline, “Down Lo“ will center on the inner workings of the famous Miami neighborhood and its music, sports, and fashion circles. Legend is working with reputable TV director Tony Krantz on the project. The script for the series will…

Chris Tucker

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…

Chris and Adrienne Bosh were robbed of 340,000 dollars worth of jewelry and purses on Wednesday night. The items were stolen from their home which leads police to believe it was an inside job.

$340K Worth of Jewelry, Purses Stolen From Chris and Adrienne Bosh’s Home

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While Chris and Adrienne Bosh were out celebrating the NBA athlete’s birthday at a plush club in Miami on Wednesday night, someone was having a theft party at their home. When the couple returned home around 12:30 a.m., they discovered that $340,000 worth of jewelry and purses were stolen from their closet. Investigators believe the theft was an inside job, as there was no sign of forced entry. The police…

Georgia Teens Organize First Integrated Prom After Police Turned Away Bi-Racial Student From White Prom

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It has been the normal routine for quite some time that every spring, Wilco County teens get all dressed up and excited for prom; however there is one thing different about these particular proms. They are seperated into events for black students and another one for whites. One Georgia teen decided that this year was the year that all of that needed to change. 41 NBC reports: ABBEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)…

Study Connects Early Baldness to Prostate Cancer in African Americans

Study Connects Early Baldness to Prostate Cancer in African Americans

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New research finds a link between early baldness and cancer of the male reproductive gland known as the prostate. The study involved African-American men, a group at particularly high risk of prostate cancer. At first glance, there doesn’t seem to be an obvious connection between prostate cancer and baldness. But University of Pennsylvania researcher Charnita M. Zeigler-Johnson, PhD, says the two may be linked through a testosterone product called dihydrotestosterone,…

Sean Penn’s Son to Photographer: “F*ck You N!gger”

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If it’s true that the mouth only speaks that which is in the heart, then Sean Penn’s son needs to do some serious soul searching. TMZ posted a video of Sean Penn’s son going off on a black photographer in Beverly Hills, ramming the photographer and calling him a “f@ggot” and a “n*gger”. Hopper Penn, 19, was walking inside a medical building behind his dad when he got into an…

Black Teens Abort Twice as Often as National Average

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With shows like “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” glamorizing teen pregnancy, its no surprize that teen pregnancy rates are increasing. However, along with pregnancy rates abortion rates are also increasing. This is especially true for African American teens. AtlantaBlackStar reported: African-American teenage abortion rates are more than twice as high as the national average, according to a new study. The African-American abortion rate, according to the study conducted by…

Seattle Schools Disciplining Black Students At Alarming Rate

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By Staff Washington state has been called the liberal Pacific Northwest, which conjures up romantic notions of a place were people are more sensitive to and encouraging of racial difference, particularly in public spaces such as American schools. But recent information from the U. S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into disturbing allegations of racial discrimination against African American students by disciplining them more frequently and more harshly…

Man Says He Was Fired for Reporting Racial Slurs

Man Says He Was Fired for Reporting Racial Slurs

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Diamond Pet Foods in Lathrop, California is so deeply covered in allegations of racism that the company has become the target of  a federal investigation.   A lawsuit was filed by three African American employees who say that they were fired for reporting racial problems within the company. Ronberto Collins is saying that his bosses used the N-word on the job and forced the black employees to endure horrible abuse…

Two Men Believed to be the Youngest Black Gay Married Couple in America

Two Men Believed to be the Youngest Black Gay Married Couple in America

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The Scoop Entertainment believes that David Harris and Tre’Darrius Anderson of Memphis, Tenn. are the youngest black gay married couple in America.  The two men are 19-years old, according to the site, which would make them pretty young to tie the knot. The black community is coming to terms with a broad gay population, with many of the community’s attitudes toward homos*xuality being called into question.  Spurred by the strong support for…

The Hotter The Berry, The Sweeter The Hook

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By Staff For over twenty years, Halle Berry has been mentioned in more rap songs than any other actress. From Kendrick Lamar’s current track, “Money Trees,” to Missy Elliot’s 2002 hit “Work It,” Berry does not seem bothered by the attention. In fact, she actually finds the references quite flattering.  The 46-year-old thespian opened up to “OMG! Insider” co-anchor Kevin Frazier at the junket for her recent film, “The Call,”…

Sorority Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta March To Re-enact Women’s Suffrage Movement

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By Staff Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded in 1913 by twenty-two black female collegians on the campus of Howard University. These young women wanted to promote academic excellence, sisterhood and relief for persons in need. The first public act performed by the sorority founders involved the participation in the Women’s Suffrage March in Washington, D.C. that same year. On the day of the march, violence erupted after the parade…

Black Nurse Banned From Touching “WHITE” Baby Wins Lawsuit

Black Nurse Banned From Touching “WHITE” Baby Wins Lawsuit

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After settling one lawsuit, a Flint, Michigan hospital accused of honoring a racist man’s request that Black nurses not care for his newborn said Friday that the “situation … was trigged by conduct which is not consistent with Hurley’s policies.” Hurley Medical Center now faces a second lawsuit over the incident. It settled the first suit — with veteran neonatal nurse Tonya Battle, 49 — Thursday after hours of negotiations…

Please, No Negroes Touch My Baby!

Please, No Negroes Touch My Baby!

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Dr. Darron Smith African American participation as professionals in the health care field remains disappointingly low. The reasons for this shortage are multifactorial, but not well understood or well documented. One usual suspect is our centuries-old history of racial discrimination, which persistently impacts the decisions that young people make and the opportunities they are granted regarding their future work and how best to contribute to the nation. The medical profession…