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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…

TLC slams Rihanna for the way she dresses

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April Taylor The remaining members of TLC, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, are speaking out about the provocative way Rihanna dresses.  Riianna recently stirred things up by wearing a see through dress to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards. Rihanna was awarded with the 2014 Fashion Icon Award.  The award is given to a person whose style has significantly influenced popular culture on an international…

Stevie Wonder Interview 1977: He explains how he sees colors and people

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In this classic interview in 1977, Stevie Wonder talks about what it’s like to be one of the most “influential rockstars of the decade.”  But it turns out that he was more than just a decade.  Nearly 40 years later, Stevie is still on top of his game, selling out shows all across the globe and wowing audiences everywhere. There is no voice like Stevie, and since he was a child, he…

Malcolm X explains why black people don’t have jobs

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In this very important video, Malcolm X is talking about the importance of owning black businesses.  Due to the legacy and history of African Americans being trained to work for whites, we are stuck in a cycle within which we’re taught to believe that our purpose for education or any other training is to get a white-owned company to hire us. The challenge with this line of thinking is that…

50 Cent Blames His Ex for Brainwashing Son, Destroying Relationship

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Rapper 50 Cent burst onto the scene with hot songs like “Wanksta”, which featured his then 6 year old son Marquise. Now, however, the rapper turned businessman, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, admits that he no longer has a relationship with his son. It was widely publicized that 50 Cent wasn’t at his son’s graduation, something the rapper blames on his son’s mother. But in a recent interview with…

Hip-Hop artist Nas sat down with the writers for Huck Magazine to discuss his greatest fear and regrets.

Nas: “This is My Soil……I’m a Proud American”

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In the song “If I Ruled the World” Nas rapped about a fantasy world that he’d create if he were in charge. Among other things, the rapper said, “I’d free all my sons, I love em love em baby.” But although Nas understands the pitfalls of America, he recently told PBS’ Charlie Rose that he’s still a “proud American.” During the interview, Rose held up the rapper’s “Illmatic” album and…

White Man Who Yelled Racial Slur Gets Rewarded With Job

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A homeless man living in the United Kingdom who yelled out a racial slur at another man couldn’t have expected the response he received from the intended target of the slur. Aminur Chowdhury, 30, was leaving a bar when he heard a homeless man named Ben Gallon insult him. Chowdhury says he just couldn’t let it go. “Initially I turned the other cheek, but then I was challenging Ben about…

Arsenio says that he chose to leave late night the first time

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Arsenio left late night the first time many years ago, but people thought he was forced out.  However, according to this interview, he says that wasn’t forced out, he chose to leave.  He’s been asked to leave again this year, after his show was canceled and he was sent packing.  It was a huge surprise for some, since his show was pretty strong. But Arsenio is a staple in entertainment,…

Will Smith Interview – Before his Box Office Super Stardom

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Will Smith is widely known for starring in such blockbuster films as Independence Day, Men In Black, and Bad Boys, but before Smith was an actor, he was a rapper.  Smith got his start in entertainment as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. The group was most known for the tracks “Parents Just Don’t Understand” and “Summertime.”  The duo won the first ever…

Michael Eric Dyson debates Stephen A. Smith about Mark Cuban

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Stephen A. Smith is an intelligent man, very sharp.  But he’s not nearly as sharp as Michael Eric Dyson.  So, watching these two men debate is a little bit like watching Michael Jordan playing one-on-one against the guy who plays ball with his buddies on the weekends.  In other words, no comparison. The two engaged in a heated debate on ESPN about the recent remarks by Mark Cuban, who stated…

A retired Las Vegas police officer reveals Tupacs final words were F You. www.blacklikemoi.com.

Tupac’s Final Words to a Las Vegas Cop Will Shock You

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Reported by April Taylor Eighteen years have passed since the senseless murder of rap legend Tupac Shakur. Tupac was a rapper and actor who has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. He rapped about the violence and hardship he experienced in the inner city and also raised the social consciousness of an entire generation by rapping about racism and social problems. Tupac was shot on September 7, 1996 while leaving…

Mark Cuban: I’m a Bigot, “If I See a Black Kid in a Hoodie on My Side of the Street, I’ll Move..”

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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban may own a team of mostly black men, but outside of his position as NBA owner, he admits to being bigoted where black men wearing hoodies are concerned. During a GrowCo conference on Wednesday, Cuban admitted that he’s sometimes racist and even went so far as to give examples. “I know I’m prejudiced, and I know I’m bigoted in a lot of different ways,” Cuban…

Interview with Sam Greenlee: Author of “The Spook who sat by the door”

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Sam Greenlee has an amazing story that you’ll want to hear.  May he rest in peace. Here is what they said about him on Colorines.com: Writer and filmmaker Sam Greenlee, best known for his 1969 novel “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” passed away on Monday. He was 83. The novel tells the story of a CIA agent who uses his training to turn a Chicago street gang into a…

The last interview by Dorothy Height before she died

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Dorothy Height was an educator and administrator who was also a well known civil rights and women’s rights activist. She was born in Richmond, Virginia and moved to Rankin, Pennsylvania as a child. Despite being admitted to Barnard College in 1929, she was not allowed to attend because the school had an unwritten policy about only allowing two black students per year to attend the school. She instead attended New…

Uh-Oh: Ben Carson Says He’s Feeling Urge to Run for President

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As speculation continues to grow that Hillary Clinton will run for president a second time, Republicans are searching for a contender of their own. The GOP doesn’t have a deep bench in so far as presidential hopefuls are concerned, so they are looking to newcomers to take the mantle. Among those newcomers is former neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who said during an interview that he is starting to feel pressure to…