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Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat Dies at 83

Haiti’s First ‘Modern Minded’ President Dead at 83

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Reported by April Taylor Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat has died at the age of 83.  He reportedly died after a long illness that ended with him contracting chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness. Manigat was born in August 16, 1930 in Port-au-Prince and was one of four children.  He grew up in a family of educators and politicians, and in 1958, he went to work for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Rapper Convicted of Mυrder After His Lyrics Were Used Against Him in Court

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Rappers have for years insisted that their lyrics are just as much art as the creation of any other performer. Although that may be the true, it is also true that a rapper’s lyrics may turn state’s evidence if he’s ever accused of a crime. A jury convicted rapper Ronald (Ra Diggs) Herron on drug trafficking, racketeering and mυrdering three rival rappers. Although the conviction probably means Herron will spend…

Malcolm X says that building black business protects from racism

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In this speech, Malcolm X talks about black business. Malcolm says that black children must be taught the importance of supporting black business.   He also says that black people must be taught about the importance of going into business for themselves. By opening businesses of our own, Malcolm reminds black people that we would then have the ability to create employment for ourselves. He says that once you can create…

Trolley driver said black men stabbed and shot him, but he was lying

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl has said that an RTA bus driver who claimed that three black teenagers shot and stabbed him is lying. Biehl said that key elements of Rickey Wagner’s story could not have occurred as he had described them, leading to a deeper investigation into the situation. On a release on the Dayton Regional Transportation Authority’s website, RTA Executive Director Mark Donaghy said…

This rapper made the Forbes list with no corporate backing

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The rapper Tech N9ne is taking the country by storm with his serious “chopper style” music.   But he’s also getting respect for making the Forbes list as one of the highest-paid artists in all of hip-hop.  Most amazing is that he’s doing all of this with almost no radio play.  Here’s more about his background: Aaron Dontez Yates was born on November 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began rapping…

Civil Rights, Anger, and Courage:Dave Chappelle and Maya Angelou Iconoclast Episode

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Dave Chappelle is the wildly successful stand-up comedian who is most known for his sketch comedy series Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central.  The beginning of Chappelle’s career was rocky.  He got booed off the stage at the famed Apollo Theater’s “Amateur Night,” and he played in a number of television pilots, but none of the shows were picked up as a series.  At one point, Chappelle even considered leaving the…

Dr Claud Anderson – Reclaiming Your Gifts, The Power Of Black People

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  Dr. Claud Anderson is the current president of PowerNomics Corporation of America , Inc. The Harvest Institute, and WaterLand Fisheries, Inc. PowerNomics is a corporation that facilitates major business development, focusing on inner cities. PowerNomics is also a social-political-economic concept developed by Dr. Anderson that examines race and offers specific principles, strategies and activities for Black America to change behavior, establish accountability, and achieve unity of purpose in a…

Police Commissioner Refuses to Apologize for Calling Obama the “N” Word

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A New Hampshire police commissioner has admitted calling President Obama the “N” word but won’t apologize for his remark. Some members of the mostly white neighborhood have called on Wolfeboro Police Commissioner Robert Copeland to apologize after resident Jane O’Toole overheard him calling Obama the “N” word. In an email to O’Toole, Copeland admitted using the slur but would not apologize for it. Since Copeland, one of three members of…

White supremacist Justin Ladd allegedly abused his 14 and 16 year old stepdaughters. www.blacklikemoi.com

White Supremacist Tοrtured Latina Stepdaughters, Told Them They’re Inferior

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Reported by Nigel Boys Justin Ladd, a 33-year-old white supremacist from Massachusetts, stands charged on 21 counts of abuse of his two Latina teenage stepdaughters. For over a period of five years, Ladd allegedly tοrtured the girls because he didn’t like the color of their skin. Ladd allegedly hit the girls with a hammer, beat them with belts, pulled their tongues with pliers, and did many other things to humiliate…

White Clippers Player Says Sterling Only Wanted to Pay Big Bucks to Blacks

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Once you begin to stereotype people instead of judging them based on the merit, you begin to reach all sorts of erroneous conclusions. Although Clippers owner Donald Sterling is now infamous for telling his girlfriend not to bring blacks to his games, it turns out he stereotypes whites as well, according to Clippers player J.J. Redick. Redick, who is white, says he had an agreed upon $27 million dollar deal…

Wambui Bahati – CLEAN stand-up comedy

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  Broadway Actress, survivor of mental illness and domestic abuse tells how to be happy — tap into your innate power, your joy and peace! Warning! It might involve falling in love — with, yourself! Have Wambui speak at your next event.         [leadplayer_vid id=”534F4EDAD90B7″]

Joe Accuses R. Kelly of Sabotaging His Music Career

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By April Taylor According to hellobeautiful.com, R&B singer Joe is alleging that R. Kelly attempted to sabotage his career.  Joe provided competition for R. Kelly around 2000 when his album, My Name is Joe, sold more than three million copies and reached the #2 spot on the Billboard top 200 list.  During that same year, Joe was nominated for Grammy’s for Best Male R&B Performance as well as Best R&B…

N*gger! Cracker!! Explosive CNN Panel Dedicates Whole Show To Discuss these Racist Words

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6/29/2013 – Race has been a big topic of national discussion in the last few weeks, from Paula Deen getting fired for saying the n-word to Rachel Jeantel saying the phrase “creepy-ass cracker.” CNN’s Don Lemon decided an “honest and difficult conversation” was needed, and so that’s just what he did, the end result being a very direct and honest discussion about the taboos surrounding the use of the n-word…

Nas and Michael Eric Dyson hold a hip-hop forum for rich white kids

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by Dr. Kimberly Brown Recently, Nas and Michael E. Dyson discussed hip hop.   They sat in a Georgetown lecture hall. The moderator is a professor there. Dyson teaches there. Nas referenced going to “Harvard and meeting Skip Gates” as measures of “progress.” None of the panelists represented a Black institution (record label, school or otherwise).  Power, of course is always measured, harnessed, and utilized via institutions, not individuals. So although three “successful”…

Black People Love Going To The Movies More Than Anybody Else

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger African-American movie attendance hit a new high mark in 2013, a year when several black-themed films were released, including the year’s Oscar winner for best picture, “12 Years a Slave.” The Motion Picture Association of America estimates that African-Americans attended the movies 170 million times in 2013, a 13-percent increase from the year before and the first significant bump since 2009, according to the Hollywood reporter….