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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….

Laverne Cox makes history by gracing the cover of Time Magazine. www.blacklikemoi.com

Laverne Cοx Says Some of the Men She’s Dated Were Ashamed to Be Seen With Her In Public

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Reported by Nigel Boys Born a male, but now a woman, Laverne Cοx, best known for playing Sophia Burset in the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” is on May 2014’s cover of TIME magazine, along with the caption “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s Next Civil Rights Frontier.” The Mobile, Alabama born Cοx, who has a twin brother, is a prime example of how the world has changed its views of those…

Judge Bill Weisenberger slapped a mentally challenged Black man and told him to run. www.blacklikemoi.com

Miss. Judge Slaps Mentally Ill Black Man, Says ‘Run N-gger Run’

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  Reported by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Bigotry never seems to end. As soon as we finish dealing with racial nuances from one side of the pendulum, there arises something new that catches our attention and makes us scratch our heads. A Mississippi Justice Court judge is accused of slapping a black man and yelling at him ‘Run n-gger run.’ The suspect in this case is Madison County’s Justice Judge Bill…

Professor Reprimanded for Teaching Structural Racism

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by Barry Burch Jr. Professors carry the heavy weight of providing a sound education in a constantly changing world and without the backing of the schools where they teach, they are left to students who may not politely agree with their insight. Three white male students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College did not agree with their black female professor.  The school clearly agreed with the students, and the professor was formally reprimanded by school officials,…

Goodbye to a Great One:  Grant Hill Announces Retirement from the NBA

Goodbye to a Great One: Grant Hill Announces Retirement from the NBA

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Grant Hill is a great player and a model citizen for the NBA.  He has been in the league for 19 years, and played in the All-Star game seven times.  All of this happened despite being hit with a series of injuries that derailed him over the course of several seasons.   Grant is leaving his latest team, the Los Angeles Clippers in a shower of respect and admiration from…

Wet Seal Reaches $7.5 Settlement Over Racist Allegations

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Discrimination within the work force is not a new issue, but fed up Wet Seal employees decided it was time for something to be done about the injustice. The popular Junior’s clothing store has been accused of discriminating against employees of color. This discrimination is based on the fact that those employees did not have the desired traits of “white” skin, “blue eyes”, and “blond” hair.  The Equal Employment Opportunity…

World Bank Accused of Ridiculous Racism

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A new report doesn’t sit well for the World Bank, which claims that it’s goal is to help alleviate poverty.   For decades, there have been cries that the bank doesn’t do a very good job of serving black, brown and poor countries.  A recent report shows the depth of the racism within the organization and how people of color are not allowed to participate in the functional activities of…

Wonder Bread And Twinkies Maker Shutting Down; 18K Employees FIRED

Wonder Bread And Twinkies Maker Shutting Down; 18K Employees FIRED

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Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Wonder bread and Twinkies, said it will shut down and liquidate after a strike by members of its bakery workers’ union “crippled” the company’s operations. “We deeply regret the necessity of today’s decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike,” Chief Executive Officer Gregory F. Rayburn said in a statement. “Hostess Brands will move promptly to lay…

President and CEO Wonya Lucas Walks Away from TV One

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The President and CEO of TV One, a cable network based in Silver Spring, Maryland that targets African American adults, has resigned. Wonya Lucas will be stepping down from her leadership position and will be replaced by Alfred Liggins, who is the CEO and President of Radio One. Liggins will officially take over from Lucas on November 1. Liggins speaks very highly of Lucas, saying, “Wonya has created a strong foundation…