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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…

The Ethiopian Suri Tribe defines beauty based upon the size of a womans lip plate. www.blacklikemoi.com

Women In African Tribe Protest Painful ‘Lip Plate’ Beautification Process

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Reported by Barry Burch Jr. The phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” typically means that beauty is unique to the person viewing it.  However, beauty may also be interconnected with geography.  While rather skinny women may grace our magazines in America, a rather plump one would have all the guys chasing after them in China. Very similarly, women in America with flawless faces are usually put on…

Florida Native, Wayne Brady, Afraid Of Senseless “Stand Your Ground” Murders

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by Afiya J. Watkins In the aftermath of the Michael Dunn trial, many people particularly African-Americans are wondering what exactly is going on in the state of Florida. It is a question that has been pondered before, yet many find themselves asking again. On Monday, during an appearance on HuffPost Live, actor-entertainer and Orlando native Wayne Brady voiced his frustration with his home state over the outcome of the Michael Dunn…

Pharrell Says Beyonce Is Freeing Women By Singing About Sεxx

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By April Taylor An article on hiphollywood.com discusses Beyonce’s release of the fifth installment of her “Self-Titled” mini-series.  The mini-series is meant to give fans a behind the scenes look at how her album came together, and the latest installment focuses on the sexuality portrayed in some of her music. In this installment, Beyonce claims that she has always been careful about how she displays her sexuality due to the…

Teens Arrested for Waiting on Bus

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by Barry Burch Jr. That sad moment when circumstances change from not being able to walk down the street to not being able to wait at the bus stop has arrived, well, again.  But fortunately, the accused can at least sometimes be vindicated. The charges against the three black teenagers, who were arrested, while waiting for the bus in Rochester, New York, have been dropped. District Attorney Sandra Doorley said in…

George Stinney: He Got the Death Penalty at 14-Years Old, but Did He Do It?

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June 16th, 1944 will remain an infamous day in the legal history of the United States. It was on that day that, at 7:30 P.M., a young black boy of just 14 years was executed by electric chair. His name was George Stinney. Although it wasn’t uncommon for teenagers to be executed at the time (a 16 year-old in Florida and another four 17 year-olds from Mississippi, Ohio, Texas and…

Happy Times For Elmo: Judge Throws Out Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash

Happy Times For Elmo: Judge Throws Out Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash

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By: Madam Prezident I’m sure it’s a delight for Kevin Clash to have several s*xual harassment cases thrown out the courtroom. It’s a shame that character assassination is so prominent among successful black men. The number of accused men messing with boys seems to be growing yearly.  I hope Mr. Kevin Clash can put this situation behind him, and if any children were harmed in this fiasco-I pray for their…

Bronx Zip Code 10457 Has The Highest Number Of STD Sufferers In The City

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These are the stories they warned you about in Jr. High school.  While you should never have unprotected sex in general, studies have shown that, one specific zip code provides even more risk than expected. The 10457 ZIP code in the Bronx includes counties such as Tremont, portions of Crotona, Belmont and Claremont, and it also has the highest number of people afflicted by atleast two of the following conditions:…

HS Students Suspended for Holding a “Piercing Party” in the Locker Room

HS Students Suspended for Holding a “Piercing Party” in the Locker Room

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The words “what the h-ll is wrong with teens today?” might be a good fit for the story you’re about to read right here.   Four students in Atlanta were suspended for holding a piercing party in a school locker room.  Using dirty needles, they were giving each other piercings in several parts of the body, including the tongue, navel, and lip.  The girls got a piercing kit off the…

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Jaden Smith Throws Salt at Waka Flocka Flame

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In a recent interview with Metro, Jaden Smith and his father discussed the teen’s life as the son of two famous parents and his own fame through music and acting. During the portion of the interview when he was asked about his childhood experiences, the young star explained that he’s not into partying like the average teenager. He mentioned that he’d be interested in being at a party that played house…

Alabama Pardons Scottsboro Boys 82 Years After Injustice

Alabama Pardons Scottsboro Boys 82 Years After Injustice

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Eighty-two years ago, all-white juries in Alabama imposed the death sentence on eight black teenagers falsely accused of raping two white women, setting the stage for a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Now, the Scottsboro boys are poised to be pardoned. Jeremy King, a spokesman for Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, said he expects the bill to be signed this week allowing the posthumous pardons, reversing convictions that became a symbol…

The daughters of Lil Wayne and Baby have joined forces to write a book titled "Paparazzi Princesses," which tells the story of growing up with a famous parent.

Daughters of Lil Wayne and Baby to Release Book

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If you’re curious to know how life is as the daughter of one of the most famous rappers of this generation, you may be interested in reading “Paparazzi Princesses,” by Reginae Carter (Lil Wayne’s daughter) and Bria Williams (Baby’s daughter). The teenagers, 14, are sharing their story of unintentional fame as children of famous parents. The book also highlights typical teen struggles, such as schoolwork and crushes. “There’s no better…

President Obama Hair is Gray From His Children

President Obama Hair is Gray From His Children

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By Staff Michelle Obama recently revealed to Robin Roberts that what keeps her husband up at night and turns his hair grey are watching his daughter grow up right before his eyes. Sure he has all the high level responsibility of “dealing with gun legislation, immigration reform and massive budget cuts,” Obama said in an exclusive interview with Good Morning America, featuring the popular host, Robin Roberts, who has been…

Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Album

Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Album

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Beyonce and Destiny’s Child were a bunch of little teenagers when they burst onto the scene back in the 1990s.  Now, they are grown women who’ve been singing, fighting and cashing checks for too many years to count. The group is coming back together for a new album, and we expect it to b a doozy.  But the song doesn’t feature new music; it only has the old stuff brought…

3 Teens Charged With Capital Murder For Killing Over Air Jordan Sneakers

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A young man has lost his life, which is sad to hear, but it is made worse by hearing that the killing was over a pair of sneakers. Those who have both children and money may need to reconsider whether their money will be spent on shoes which some have called overpriced or if they will encourage their children to put the money they give them towards their education or…