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Lauryn Hill Talks About How The Matrix Relates To Spirituality and How Her Work Is An Act Of Love

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Lauryn Hill is a singer, songwriter, actor and producer.  She was born May 25, 1975 in a middle class suburb in South Orange, New Jersey.  She began singing and acting at an early age.   In 1988, she performed for Amateur Night on It’s Showtime at the Apollo.  She was initially booed but eventually won over the crowd. When she was a freshman in high school, Pras Michel approached her…

Fox news host Tucker Carlson defended the man responsible for critically injuring Tracy Morgan and killing another. www.blacklikemoi.com

Fox News Host Defends Man Responsible For Fatal Crash Involving Tracy Morgan

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Kevin Roper has been charged with allegedly falling asleep and causing the crash that severely injured Tracy Morgan as well as three others and killed one man. He had allegedly awake for over 24 hours and dozed off behind the wheel of a 16-wheel tractor trailer that he was driving through New Jersey. He realized too late that the traffic in front of him had slowed down and tried…

Teacher accused of taping kids’ mouths shut in “quiet game”

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Reported by Liku Zelleke When five young students at Winfield Scott Elementary School in Elizabeth, New Jersey, talked too much, their unidentified teacher punished them using a rather bizarre method: she taped their mouths shut. The parents of the children are now asking that the teacher get fired. What is known so far is that she will not be allowed to fill in again at an elementary school. According to…

Tracy Morgan in critical condition after serious accident

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We received this news this morning, and are in hopes that Tracy is OK.  Car accidents can take away the things you value the most in an instant, so we encourage those who are reading this to be careful on the road.  Tracy is a tremendous talent, and we want him back and healthy.  Read more from NaturallyMoi.com:  Famed actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition after a…

American Idol Is Being Sued For Racism

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Jermaine Jones and 10 other former black American Idol contestants are in a racial discrimination lawsuit. Jones is citing his disqualification from season 11 for having outstanding warrants in New Jersey, www.theroot.com reports. “I was and continue to be appreciative of the opportunity to perform as a Top 10 contestant during Season 11 of ‘American Idol,’ which was once considered the world’s biggest stage for up-and-coming recording…

New Jersey Supreme Court Looking To Use Rap Lyrics In Trials

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  NYPD Examining Online Rap Videos For Crimes: Bun B Speaks On These Issues With MSNBC! SHOULD rap lyrics be used in court as evidence of a crime? Next week, the Supreme Court of New Jersey will hear a case that could help decide just that. At issue is a prosecutor’s extensive use of rap lyrics, composed by a man named Vonte Skinner, as evidence of his involvement in a…

There Was A Lot Of Prostitution At The Super Bowl This Year

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The Super Bowl is supposed to be about football, television commercials, the halftime show, and parties. Well, there’s more to the Super Bowl than what was listed. For years, pre-Super Bowl prostitution has become big business. Every year, pimps and prostitutes make big money during Super Bowl week from tourists visiting the local city to be a part of the Super Bowl festivities. This year,…

The Open Line Show In New York Gives Back People What They Won’t Get Elsewhere

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By Biko Agozino Radio listeners in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut may be familiar with Open Line, the multi award-winning talk show that airs on Sunday Mornings from 8-9 AM. Hosted by Bob Slade and Bob Pickett on WBLS FM 107.5, the show has won the 1998 & 2002 New York Metro A.I.R. Award for the “Best Public Affairs Show” in the New York Market. A Harlem, New York…

Jay Z, Rocawear Face Lawsuit for Alleged Copyright Violations

Jay Z, Rocawear Face Lawsuit for Alleged Copyright Violations

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Jay-Z has a lot of money, but that money brings more problems.  The cost of doing business can be steep when you are creating new ideas that aren’t entirely new.  The big target is being hit by a company called “Hood Love,” which claims that Jay took their name and made it his own.  The lawsuit is pending, but makes you wonder:  Is Jay-Z the victim of frivolous lawsuits, or…

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…

Tracy Morgan & His Fiance Welcome Daughter ‘Maven Sonae’

Tracy Morgan & His Fiance Welcome Daughter ‘Maven Sonae’

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By: Madam Prezident Kim and Kanye West just had their baby girl ‘North West’, now Tracy Morgan and his wife just gave birth to a little girl. Supposedly Tracy Morgan always wanted a girl and his wish finally came true.  Congrats to these couples that are pro-creating and spreading love to their children. There are a lot of children born in America without a mother or father, so congrats to…

Cory Booker Announces His Plans To Run for U.S. Senate

Cory Booker Announces His Plans To Run for U.S. Senate

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Some people love Cory Booker and others hate him.  But his stock is high and he seems to have the right financial backers.  He is trying to be a Senator, which would be huge, since he’d be one of a small number of African Americans to ever serve in the Senate.   He’s also young.  At just 44 years of age, it’s quite possible that he could end up running…

4 Year Old Accidentally Shoots 6 Year Old Neighbor [VIDEO]

4 Year Old Accidentally Shoots 6 Year Old Neighbor [VIDEO]

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Authorities are deciding whether to charge anyone after police say a 6-year-old was shot in the head by a 4-year-old in New Jersey. The older boy is in serious condition. Authorities are still investigating how the younger child obtained the .22-caliber rifle from his family’s Toms River home Monday night. Police Chief Michael Mastronardy says the children were outside the 4-year-old’s home when the boy went inside, got the rifle…

Kanye West Gets No Reaction From Audience After Wearing a Skirt and Leggings on Stage

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Is there something wrong with Kanye West?  Who wears this kind of outfit for a hip-hop performance?  Kanye’s appearance at a Hurricane Sandy relief concert was a bust for a lot of reasons.  First of all, he was performing for a bunch of people who didn’t want to see him.  Secondly, he was wearing the strangest outfit ever worn in the history of hip hop, and that’s saying a lot….

Can Mayor Cory Booker Eat Healthy Using Only $4/Day In Food Stamp? The Challenge Begins

Can Mayor Cory Booker Eat Healthy Using Only $4/Day In Food Stamp? The Challenge Begins

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Tuesday began his food stamp challenge, living on the groceries he can buy for about $30 a week. That’s the amount that New Jersey residents receive if they qualify for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, as the food stamp program is officially known. It comes out to $4.32 a day, Booker said. Booker’s food stamp challenge was born out of a conversation he had…