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Klan Warns That People Opposing White Supremacy Will Be “Going in the Ground”

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The Ku Klux Klan has experienced a resurgence as of late and it’s difficult to know whether the renewed interest was spurred due to nativist reactions to the economic downturn or having a black president. Either way, the KKK has been rebranding and passing out fliers all over the country. Given the organization’s desire for new members, the KKK has typically taken a softer tone, but the Maryland-based Traditional Rebel…

Report: Chicago Lawmaker Accused of Taking Bribe Was Entrapped by FBI

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Over the past few years, we’ve seen a number of black lawmakers who’ve been singled out for sting operations by the FBI. Several state lawmakers in New York have been targeted as well as Councilmember Michael Brown in Washington D.C. On the national scene, Jesse Jackson Jr. is probably the most recent black lawmaker to be taken down by the Feds. It is clear that these lawmakers are being targeted….

Police Commissioner Refuses to Apologize for Calling Obama the “N” Word

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A New Hampshire police commissioner has admitted calling President Obama the “N” word but won’t apologize for his remark. Some members of the mostly white neighborhood have called on Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland to apologize after resident Jane O’Toole overheard him calling Obama the “N” word. In an email to O’Toole, Copeland admitted using the slur but would not apologize for it. Since Copeland, one of three members of…

Why Black People Are Moving Back To Africa

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III At one time, there was a push among many African-Americans to go back to their roots in Africa. In the midst of segregation and Jim Crow laws, the idea of going back to one’s roots seemed good on paper, but not a reality for those struggling financially. A new movement is slowly spreading among many African-Americans. What is it? They are migrating to Ghana in…

Will Smith Is Working On An Exciting New Project

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By Lechette Walker “Harlem Hellfighters” has sparked the attention of Will Smith. The graphic novel that was written by Max Brooks has captured the interest of Smith, intriguing him to produce the film version with Sony Pictures according to the blog Shadow and Act. Brooks is the novelist who wrote World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War that was converted to the blockbuster hit last year starring Brad Pitt. His…

Photographer Captures Black History In A Visual Book

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger What started as a Black History month photo collection last year has grown into a full –time job, campaign and book with more than 375 photos of famous and relatively unknown blacks taken when they were children. Photographer Eunique Jones Gibson launched a campaign named “Because of Them, We Can,” which is also the title of her photographic compilation. The inspiration grew from her desire to…

Forest Whitaker Set Play General Colin Powell In New Biopic

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By: Britt L Forest Whitaker has been on a role this year…literally. After staring in the black blockbuster film, “The Butler”, Forest has recently signed on to play the influential former Secretary of State Colin Powell in an upcoming biopic. Powell’s character was portrayed by actor Jeffery Wright in Oliver Stone’s 2008 film W, but Republican Powell has never had his own movie before. According to the A.V. Club, the movie entitled…

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

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By: Madam Prezident   70% of African American women are unmarried. Although that’s a large amount of unmarried black folk—it’s a harsh reality. Being an African American woman currently on the dating scene, I noticed a few mistakes that we as women make when meeting someone new. These mistakes are the top 4 things that keep us single. 1)    Clingy Stop being clingy—if you are the clingy type, then stop….

Rapper Kris Kross Overdose Confirmed

Rapper Kris Kross Overdose Confirmed

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By: Madam Prezident When I was growing up, alcohol or drugs wasn’t attractive to me, or my friends. As teens, we enjoyed skating, cursing when our parents weren’t around, playing sports, or even going to the movies, but we never had a desire to get high. I’m not sure why people  who are financially stable and have access to all kinds of resources would spend their time under the influence. This is a very…

Patrick Ewing Named Bobcats Assistant Coach

Patrick Ewing Named Bobcats Assistant Coach

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Congratulations to Patrick Ewing, who has been working for years for the chance to get on the bench for an NBA team.  Ewing has had other assistant coaching jobs before, but this position with the Bobcats might be his best shot at his most obvious prize:  A chance to be a head coach.   Patrick retired from the Knicks as a Hall of Famer in 2002, but hasn’t received the…

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is the Wealthiest In Hip-Hop

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is the Wealthiest In Hip-Hop

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Sean “Diddy” Combs rose to mainstream fame in the late 1990s rapping about his desire for Benjamins, otherwise known as $100 bills. A decade and a half later, he might need to consider some larger denominations — McKinleys, Clevelands and Madisons, perhaps—to express his wealth. Diddy ranks No. 1 on this year’s Forbes Five, our list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists, with an estimated net worth of $580 million. The bulk of the…

The Bizarre Murder of Two Young Black Men By 4 White Teens

The Bizarre Murder of Two Young Black Men By 4 White Teens

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By Staff Twenty-two year-olds Terrance O. Rankin and his pal, Eric Glover, were invited to a party by four very disturbed individuals. The invitation unfortunately went very wrong once they arrived at the house. The young men, who had been friends for five years, were robbed of their cash and strangled to death by four white teens, who then copulated on top of the dead men’s corpses and continued to…

Wu-Tang’s GZA To Use Hip-Hop To Teach Science

Wu-Tang’s GZA To Use Hip-Hop To Teach Science

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According to The New York Times, The Genius, AKA GZA of Wu-Tang fame, will be teaming up with a professor from Columbia University to make the sciences more appealing to school students using Hip-Hop. While doing research at M.I.T. for his next album, “Dark Matter,” GZA met Dr. Christopher Emdin on a radio show and realized they had a shared desire to bridge the worlds of science and hip-hop. “It was always about…

Sex Before Marriage Is Not Good For Relationship, Cornell University Study, 2012

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Study Shows That Women Benefit From Withholding Intimacy

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Researchers at Cornell University conducted a unique study on 600 married and cohabiting couples asking them how happy they were together. They were also asked how committed they were to the relationship, how emotionally involved they were, how well they communicated, how frequently did they argue, how long they had waited before becoming intimate, and what’s their level of romance satisfaction. Nearly a third of the men and women said…

Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Saying Frank Ocean is Confused and not Gay

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Stevie Wonder recently made some comments, in an interview, which landed him in some hot soup. The legend of all things music has issued an apology and has made an attempt at clarifying what he meant when he implied that Frank Ocean, an R & B singer, was confused and not really gay. Frank Ocean made his own headlines recently when he shared that his first love was a male….