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Viewers Say No To Rapper’s New “Baby Mama” Show Before It Debuts

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Everyone knows there needs to be some drama in a show to keep its viewers’ attention but shows like Shawty Lo’s All My Babies’ Mamas’s seem to want to take the drama too far. Many are calling the show buffoonery at its worst and they are not having it. Some have even gone so far as to write a petition to stop the show from ever hitting the air waves….

Ted Nugent Still Doesn’t Understand Why People on Welfare Are Allowed to Vote

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Conservative rocker Ted Nugent recently penned an op-ed in which he said that Republicans should let President Obama sail off the fiscal cliff, and that allowing welfare recipients vote is insanity. Nugent rambles on about the national debt and voter suppression… blah, blah, blah. He rambles on so long that you wonder why The Washington Post gave him this prime piece of online real estate just to spew his hatred. Nugent begins…

Oprah Partners With HuffPost’s Arianna Huffington to Launch New OWN Section

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Oprah Winfrey isn’t wasting any time where mega media mergers are concerned. Just last week, it was reported that Winfrey’s merger with HBO would be the platform for a new drama about a black professor at a prestigious college. Now, Oprah is partnering up with Arianna Huffington to launch her OWN channel at  The Huffington Post. Thursday the two women launched “HuffPost OWN,” a new section onthe Huffington Post website that…

Pennsylvania Panera Bread Franchisee: No Black Employees In Public View

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Covelli Enterprises has agreed to pay over $76,000 in a discrimination lawsuit settlement. The Ohio-based franchisee who runs several Panera Bread stores in western Pennsylvania is alleged to have discriminated against Black employees. On Monday, Chief U.S. District Judge Gary Lancaster  ordered that the settlement should be advertised in newspapers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Kentucky and West Virginia, where Covelli is a franchisee of Panera Bread. Guy Vines, the Black…

A 2011 survey that found "sexters" more likely to engage in risky sex behaviors.

Research Shows Teens Who ‘Sext’ More Likely To Take Health Risks

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If you’re a parent of a child with a cell phone, especially a teenager with a cell phone, it may be in your best interest to make sure your teen isn’t exchanging sexually explicit messages or “sext” messages with friends. A recent survey shows that teens who engage in sexting are more than likely to have risky sexual behavior. One out of every seven high schooler with a cell phone…

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, say their four-year study of 464 newlyweds finds those with uncertainty were less satisfied with their marriages, and women with doubts who took the plunge anyway were 2.5 times more likely to divorce. Photogtaphy by NHPHOTOS.com

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Research Shows Doubt Before Marriage Signals An Unhappy Ending

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” Research has proven what most of us already know but refuse to acknowledge: Doubt ruins relationships. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, say their four-year study of 464 newlyweds finds those with uncertainty were less satisfied with their marriages, and women with doubts who took the plunge anyway were 2.5 times more likely to divorce. The survey question was very simple and only required…

Michelle Obama Invites Children To Enter Healthy Recipe Contest; Winners Get To Attend Dinner At The White House

Michelle Obama Invites Children To Enter Healthy Recipe Contest; Winners Get To Attend Dinner At The White House

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First Lady Michelle Obama has launched an online recipe contest inviting kids to submit healthy recipe ideas for lunch, as part of her Let’s Move campaign to fight childhood obesity. Along with leading online recipe site Epicurious.com, Obama has challenged kids 8 to 12 to come up with healthy, balanced lunchtime recipes for a chance to have dinner at the White House as the guest of honor at an official…

Church Official Apologizes to Fantasia for Slanderous Lie

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A church official has been accused of slandering the singer Fantasia Barrino by stating that she and her manager made a promise they did not keep.  But Matthew Herman of the Harvest Family Church in Charlotte, NC apologized for his defamatory statements on Twitter, likely trying to cover his backside in the process. “I, Matthew Herman, would like to offer my most sincere and humble apology to Brian Dickens, BD…

Zimmerman is Taking Donations Again

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George Zimmerman raised over $200,000 to pay for his legal defense and other miscellaneous expenses from his original website, but his attorney advised him to shut it down and he did. Late Thursday evening, however, Zimmerman began taking donations again. After learning that Zimmerman had raised so much money from the site, Zimmerman’s attorney revamped the site and allowed Zimmerman to bring it back online. A notification on the site…

Marine Sergeant And His Anti-Obama Facebook Group

Marine Sergeant And His Anti-Obama Facebook Group

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  SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Marine sergeant who started a Facebook group that is openly critical of President Barack Obama and posted comments saying he will not follow the unlawful orders of the commander in chief is facing possible dismissal from the Corps. The Marines on Wednesday told Sgt. Gary Stein — a Camp Pendleton Marine who started the Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party — that he…

Woman faces jail time after stealing ex-boyfriend’s identity on Facebook

Woman faces jail time after stealing ex-boyfriend’s identity on Facebook

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    A New Jersey woman who faced jail time after allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of her ex-boyfriend to humiliate him will enter an intervention programme instead. Dana Thornton, 41, accepted the pre-trial programme after allegedly creating the profile for her ex-boyfriend, a Parsippany narcotics detective, that claimed he had herpes, used drugs and slept with prostitutes. ‘I’m an undercover narcotics detective that gets high every day,’ Thornton…

Rush Limbaugh Loses Several Advertisers After Calling Woman a “Slut”

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Rush Limbaugh is probably wishing that he’d shown a bit more respect for women’s rights this week.   A flower company is the seventh advertiser to take away its support for the Rush Limbaugh radio program after Limbaugh made disrespectful comments about a woman who testified before Congress on issues related to birth control policy. ProFlowers is leaving the fold of Limbaugh Show supporters, announcing via Facebook that Limbaugh’s comments about…

Whitney Houston’s ‘Bodyguard’ items to be auctioned next month

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A black velvet dress that belonged to Whitney Houston and a pair of earrings she wore in “The Bodyguard” will be sold to the highest bidder next month. Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien said Sunday the pieces and other Houston items became available after the singer’s unexpected death on Feb. 11. Julien said celebrity collectibles often become available after their namesakes die. The singer’s floor-length black dress is valued at $1,000…

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Half-Staff Flags In Honor Of  Whitney

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Half-Staff Flags In Honor Of Whitney

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  Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday strongly defended his decision to have flags lowered to half-staff on Saturday for Whitney Houston, saying he rejects criticism that she “forfeited the good things that she did” because of her struggles with substance abuse. “What I would say to everybody is there but for the grace of God go I,” he said. The Republican governor said his office has been receiving emails and…

Whitney Houston’s Untimely Death, Another Lesson On Prescription Drugs

Whitney Houston’s Untimely Death, Another Lesson On Prescription Drugs

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  The death of singer Whitney Houston should serve to warn Americans about the danger of abusing prescription drugs, the nation’s top drug official says. “I think it’s what we might call a teachable moment, when someone passes,” White House Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske told CBS News in an online video released Monday. “Particularly someone that was as highly thought of and was such an incredible performer as Whitney Houston.”…