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Does Oprah still have a problem with gangster rappers?

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Oprah has a long and complex history with hip-hop.  She doesn’t hate all the rappers, but there are some rappers that she has had serious issues with.  Some of the leading beefs have been with Ludacris, Ice Cube and 50 Cent. Does she have a point?  Seriously, do you think that a woman who has been abused by men her entire life would ever have a reason to support anyone…

Center for American Progress Center for HIV Law and Policy and Streetwise and Safe have collaborted to form a federal release policy road map to address unjust profiling policing and punishment of Black LGBT. wwww.blacklikemoi.com

Attorney General Eric Holder Works With Organizations to Stop Police Profiling of Black LGBT Community

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Reported by April Taylor The prevalence of racial profiling is never far from many people’s minds, but profiling of African American LGBT people is not often talked about. US Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a plan to begin collecting data on stops, searches, and arrests by federal law enforcement officials in an effort to support his newly proposed ban on profiling that is based on sëxual orientation and/or gender identity….

The 1964 play created by Amiri Baraka titled The Dutchman explores Black peoples reception of interracial dating. www.blacklikemoi.com

Do Black Women Really Care If Black Male Celebs Date White Women? New Play Explores

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Reported by April Taylor Amiri Baraka, one of the most widely published authors of his generation, has often been either extremely praised or highly condemned for his work.  As The Root points out, the revival of his play The Dutchman has stirred up controversy similar to the way it did 50 years ago when it was first released in 1964.  Much of Baraka’s work deals with violence, misogyny, homophobia, and racism.  The Dutchman is…

Author Dubs Show, “The Real Homophobes Of Atlanta”

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert The fifth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta premiered in October. And since then, the ladies hot topic has become “The man who doesn’t want me is gay!” Porsha Williams’ exhaustive storyline has constantly implied that her ex-husband, Kordell Stewart, who allegedly notified her of their divorce via Twitter, must have been diving into the man pond because they weren’t sexual. With the recent announcement by…

Cory Booker’s Opponent Seems to Think He’s Gay:  Cory Won’t Answer the Question

Cory Booker’s Opponent Seems to Think He’s Gay: Cory Won’t Answer the Question

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The senate race in the state of New Jersey is getting interesting and ugly.  One of the latest oddities that have come up is the allegation that Democratic candidate Cory Booker is gay.   Booker was asked this question by the Washington Post, who may be wondering why he refuses to come out of the closet.  His response was simple, “so what does it matter if I am?” But that is…

Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert Fined $75k for ‘No Homo’ Comment and Cursing

Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert Fined $75k for ‘No Homo’ Comment and Cursing

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Roy Hibbert got into big trouble with the NBA for saying what was on his mind.  He was fined big time by the NBA for using homophobic slurs and cussing at reporters during an interview this week.   After a big Pacers win over the Miami Heat, Hibbert got irate toward reporters, angry at them for not giving him more votes for Defensive Player of the Year.   Then, he…

We must do more to protect the gay community

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In this video, I discuss the recent rise in attacks on members of the gay community in Washington, DC and how it is truly troubling. You can believe that gays are going straight to hell, but let the God you claim to believe in deal with that. All human life is equal and no one has the right to take another person’s life when that victim has done harm to…