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BOSS Sports | UNC’s fake class scandal: Is it meant to destroy Black Studies Departments?

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The recent scandal involving form North Carolina Tarheel Rashad McCants was an embarrassing black eye to the university.  McCants claimed that, despite the fact that he rarely went to class, the university showered him with false academic honors.  The incident led to the blasting of the Department of African American and Diaspora Studies and the ouster of the former chair, who also faced criminal charges in the series of events….

The 10 highest-paid athletes in the world

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Do you think that black people are too likely to want to become entertainers and athletes?  A lot of people feel that these activities are destructive in the lives of young black men, drawing them away from their books toward false dreams of fame and fortune.  Education and business ownership are the two greatest keys to building wealth.  Let’s get that out of the way right now. But for that…

Clever New York Teen Opens First Ever Sneaker Pαwn Shop

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When you normally think of pawn shops, you probably associate them with high end items like jewelry and electronics. One New York teen, however, observed that many young people don’t buy those items anymore. Among them, the currency is high end sneakers, so the New York business minded teen decided to turn sneaker fandom into a business. So called sneakerheads, those who relish in fresh and high end sneakers, are…

Pres. Barack “No New Friends” Obama Makes a New Pal

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President Obama is known to count celebs such as Jay-Z and wife Beyonce among his inner circle, but that’s not where it ends. Among Obama’s newest friends is former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning. White House insiders have previously claimed that Obama is one of the most insular presidents in American history, but he’s become fast friends with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning. Mourning, who has donated to the Democratic…

Tichina Arnold from Martin goes super hard on French Montana

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Tichina Arnold officially put rapper French Montana in his place after he publicly ridiculed a picture of her. A couple weeks ago, Montana shared a picture that was already in circulation on Instagram of the Martin actress on a plane with the caption “I wish Martin could see this right now. He would tear her a** up.” In response, Arnold recently gave Montana a long, brutal lashing via an Instagram…

Police Say Firebombing at Housing Project May Be Racially Motivated

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Authorities say a firebombing at a Los Angeles housing project may have been racially motivated. The arson occurred at around 12:30 a.m. on Monday at the Ramona Gardens housing project in Boyle Heights. Victims of the arson were black and Latino and police have not discounted race as a factor in the αttack. LAPD Capt. Martin Baeza said he was not aware of any gang threαts made against the residents….

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

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By Liku Zelleke They are perceived by many to be America’s answer to royalty. They certainly have the media’s attention, they probably earn more than some of the world’s monarchs, and they have managed to lead a warm family lifestyle – a big deal when considering the pressures of their intensely busy work schedules. They are Jay Z and Beyoncé, and this April, they are celebrating their 6th wedding anniversary….

Pharrell Takes A Big Step Forward With Adidas Deal

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Like the basketball greats before him, Pharrell Williams is launching a new shoe brand in his own name. Williams announced this week that he is teaming with Adidas for his new line. It’s the latest move for the red-hot singer and music producer, winner of seven Grammy’s and an Oscar nominee for his hit theme song, “Happy”. He performed the song during the Academy Award ceremony…

Black Coach Quits Over Racist Tweets

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Dealing with racial tensions is never easy. No matter how far the United States has moved towards racial reconciliation, there are still individuals who hold on to racist ideology. Coach Kevin Downes, 42 from Mahopac High School has resigned from his position as basketball coach after an outburst of twitter comments were directed at opposing high school (Mount Vernon) students from Mahopac High School students….

Chris Brown Sued For Yet Another Senseless Incident

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By Lechette Walker Chris Brown was accused of attacking Malcolm Ausbon at a 24 hour fitness on July 29, 2013. Ausbon has just filed a lawsuit last week, suing the famous actor and singer, Brown for assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence. Ausbon stated that he delayed filing the lawsuit because he was in private talks with Brown’s lawyers. The private negotiations failed to lead to a…

Magic Johnson Encourages Black People To Work Hard For Their Dreams

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By David Bloodsaw The Tampa Bay Times reports that Earvin “Magic” Johnson was the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Black, Brown College Bound Summit, recently held in Tampa Bay, Florida. The BBCB is a 4-day conference that addresses the underrepresentation of Blacks and Hispanics in higher education through a series of workshops and panel discussions. In addition, national leaders, experts, and students meet to brainstorm strategies for increasing the…

What Exactly Is Magic Johnson’s HIV Situation Anyway?

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By Lechette Walker Earvin” Magic” Johnson set records clear on his HIV diagnosis after years of talk about his progressive health. Johnson, a former basketball star was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS virus back in 1991. This made headlines and brought on a lot of attention to the heterosexual infection tendencies. “I do have it and have had it for 22 years. It’s just laying asleep in my body,” said Johnson with…

Cheadle Twins Signed To Play At The University of Kansas

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April Taylor According to a recent ESPN article, twins Chayla and Kayla Cheadle are each sports starts in their own right at their high school, No. 16 Rock Bridge in Columbia, MO where they both have played volleyball and helped lead their team to a basketball state title.  The two have both signed athletics scholarships to play at the Univeristy of Kansas.  Kayla received a volleyball scholarship to play at…

Lamar Odom, What Did that Mean? “When Khloes Out of town, I still be on the DL”

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NBA star Lamar Odom’s situation seems to be getting worse and worse by the day.  It also stands as a firm reminder to say no to drugs.  TMZ caught Odom rapping about his relationship with wife Khloe Kardashian while they speculated that he was high on drugs.  In the impromptu freestyle, caught on video, Odom uses some pretty cryptic, or shall we say “revealing,” lines about his life outside of…

Shaquille O’Neal And Kevin Hart in the Same Picture:  It Just Ain’t Right

Shaquille O’Neal And Kevin Hart in the Same Picture: It Just Ain’t Right

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Kevin Hart is short, really short.  Some pictures should probably just not be taken.  But Kevin is as tall as a sky scraper after becoming one of the hottest comedians in the country.   Shaquille O’neal has retired from basketball, but has plenty of money and an acting role in an upcoming movie.  This picture might go down as one of the most hilarious of all time.  What happens when…