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At BET concert Big Boi of Outkast called Marc Lamont Hill a btch on stage. www.blacklikemoi.com

Big Boi from Outkast calls black CNN commentator a “B*tch” in front of his daughter

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Reported by Ashley Naples Huffpost Live commentator Marc Lamont Hill got the surprise of his life when he found out that the rapper Big Boi from Outkast didn’t take kindly to his criticism of him.  Hill had apparently made remarks on his Twitter account that some found to be disrespectful toward the rapper.  In addition, Hill made the mistake of tweeting his comments toward Big Boi (aka Antwan André Patton).  …

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Son Posts Picture of Dad in Prison

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was sentenced to the longest political corruption sentence in this nation’s history, seems to managing well in prison. Kwame’s son, Jalil, posted a picture of his father on Twitter, showing the former mayor smiling in his prison uniform with the caption “Happy BDAY DADDY SEE YOU SOON! #freekmk”. In the picture, Kilpatrick, 44, is smiling for the camera, seemingly in good spirits. Kwame Kilpatrick…

Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger A 25-year-old Jamaican who already has earned a doctorate in chemistry will add to his growing academic accomplishments as one of only five chosen for a post-doctoral fellowship at the prestigious Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. Like many of his fellow Jamaicans, Peter Nelson used education to improve a childhood of poverty. But few have so quickly earned the accolades Nelson has, which include a Master’s degree in philosophy and his Ph.D from the University of the West Indies. Nelson was just one of five selected from 280 applicants from around the world, according to published reports. “It was very competitive to get into this institute because they told me they had 280 applications for the five positions, and so it was really tough on them to decide. But one of the things that helped me to get in was the papers I published in international journals,” he told the Jamaica Observer. Nelson, who hails from St. Thomas, has spent his young life destroying stereotypes, having risen from an impoverished community, having attended a nontraditional high school, and having been raised by a single mother who worked as a domestic helper. Nelson’s research has already earned international recognition, according to the Atlanta Black Star. “Already he has amassed seven publications in international journals, including the Journal of Molecular Structure, the Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, Dalton Transactions and the International Journal of Molecular Sciences,” the paper reported. In August 2010, he presented a paper on the Phase Behaviors of Zinc Carboxylates. In August 2012, Nelson presented on the Molecular and Lattice Structures of Sodium(I) Carboxylates at the American Chemical Society Conference in Philadelphia. He has also made presentations in the Departments of Chemistry at Mona and at St Augustine in Trinidad. He is working on two manuscripts for publication, he said, while finishing his degrees much earlier than the recommended time. “It was stressful, more mentally than physically, because you can’t get an M.Phil. or Ph.D. in science unless what you have discovered is totally new because there has to be novelty about it,” he told the Sunday Observer. “I did a lot of studies because I realized time is critical for pure and applied science students, and there is no pure and applied person who parties a lot and does well. It just doesn’t happen, especially those doing chemistry as the pass rate in some of our courses is about 26 percent, and so you want to get into that 26 percent,” he said. Source Andrew Scot Bolsinger won more than two dozen press awards during his journalism career. He is a freelance writer, author and operates www.criminalu.co, which is focused on prison reform. He can reached at Andrew.Bolsinger@gmail.comand can be followed @CriminalUniv on Twitter.

25-Year-Old Man Raised In Poverty, Single Parent Home Chosen to Complete Post-Doctoral Fellowship

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger A 25-year-old Jamaican who already has earned a doctorate in chemistry will add to his growing academic accomplishments as one of only five chosen for a post-doctoral fellowship at the prestigious Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. Like many of his fellow Jamaicans, Peter Nelson used education to improve a childhood of poverty. But few have so quickly earned the accolades Nelson has, which include a…

Washington DC has banned the box requiring applicants to list their criminal behavior before being considered for a job. www.blacklikemoi.com

Employers In Washington D.C. Can’t Ask Job Applicants For Criminal History

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Washington D.C. City Council, led by Councilman Kenyan McDuffie, has passed a law to ban the box on job applications that require applicants to disclose their criminal history. The effort, called the Fair Criminal Records Sentencing Act, which finally succeeded against years of opposition, is an effort to significantly lower recidivism among those re-entering society after an arrest and conviction. Earlier this month, McDuffie’s amendment…

Pres Obama was accused of over reaching the sneezze guard at Chipotle and was criticized for it. www.blacklikemoi.com

Pres. Obama Slammed For Breaking Restaurant’s Sanitation Rule

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger This situation may sound like a “Seinfeld” episode called “The over-reach,” but it really happened. And it involves the most powerful man in the world; yet, Twitter followers are not amused. Even “The Today Show” weighed in, with host Matt Lauer dubbing it “Sneezegate.” The “controversy” stems from a seemingly innocuous photo of President Barack Obama ordering at a Chipotle in front of a line…

Norman Pardo a former friend and manager of OJ Simpson says OJ was paid 600000 to say he wrote a book titled If I Did It. www.blacklikemoi.com

OJ Simpson Was Paid $600K to Say He Authored a Book Outlining How He Would’ve Killed His Wife

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger New revelations about the O.J. Simpson case have come out as the 20-year mark since his infamous white Bronco ride through Los Angeles freeways returns attention to the disgraced hall of fame running back. Simpson’s close friend and former manager claimed Tuesday that Simpson did not, in fact, write the controversial book “If I Did It.” The book centered around the idea of how Simpson – who was…

Pat Riley On The Miami Heat: “Everybody needs to get a grip”

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris The Miami Heat team president Pat Riley held a 55-minute “state of the franchise” press conference Thursday morning, which was broadcast live on ESPN and NBATV. There is a whirlwind of questions and controversy surrounding the organization on whether the Heat’s Big 3 model will still be intact, if that model needs to be thrown out the window and more importantly the status of the team’s…

27 people shot in Chicago over Father’s Day Weekend: Even during church

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A string of shootings throughout Chicago started on Friday night and ended Monday, according to police, totalling more than two dozen incidents that police did not know if they are connected, according to published reports. The heightened spree of 27 shooting incident is abnormally high, even for Chicago, which has become infamous for shootings and homicide in recent years, according to NBC Chicago. The last shooting in the spree involved…

The Internet clowns LeBron James for crying after getting spanked

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LeBron James has been the subject of much ridicule after losing in high fashion to the San Antonio Spurs in just five games of a seven game series.   Social media can be cruel, and people have ripped into LeBron James for doing a whole lot more crying than winning. Images of James in tears during the last seconds of the final game have been passed around all throughout Twitter and…

Marlon Wayans Slammed For Lame Jokes About African Culture at 2014 MTV African Music Awards

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Actor Marlon Wayans acted like he didn’t know much about Africa in an ill-advised attempt at geographic humor during his recent stint as the host of the 2014 MTV African Music Awards. The reviews are in and they aren’t kind. Wayans’ jokes focused on obvious stereotypes like distance runners and the wildlife. He rode onto the stage in a rickshaw and then mispronounced cultural names….

Mother of Six Fearful of Letting Her Kids Play Outside After Receiving Chilling Letter

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger A terrified mother sought help from Gary, Ind. police and local media after she received a chilling letter that threatened two of her six kids, according to a report by The Root. Alfreda Murphy found a letter in her mailbox postmarked June 6 that contained only 60 words. “You have two lovely daughters,” the letter starts, referencing Murphy’s two oldest daughters. “I and my friend have…

Florida Commissioner Says He Used “N” Word Because He Felt Threatened

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A Florida city commissioner who says he “never” uses racial slurs was caught doing just that last week following what is being described as a “road rage” incident. In statement released following the altercation, Wilton Manors Commissioner Ted Galatis apologized for shouting the n-word at a woman during an argument that started in a grocery store parking lot. “I apologize for my use of the ’N’…

Dallas Nightclub Investigated for Refusing Patrons Who “Sounded Ghetto”

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Though federal law banned “For Whites Only” signs half a century ago, one Dallas nightclub allegedly didn’t get the memo. According to a report in The Root, a popular club called Kung Fu Saloon in Uptown Dallas is under investigation by city officials amid allegations that managers racially discriminated against minorities. The managers allegedly ordered workers to deny reservations to callers who “sounded ghetto or too…

TLC slams Rihanna for the way she dresses

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April Taylor The remaining members of TLC, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, are speaking out about the provocative way Rihanna dresses.  Riianna recently stirred things up by wearing a see through dress to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards. Rihanna was awarded with the 2014 Fashion Icon Award.  The award is given to a person whose style has significantly influenced popular culture on an international…

“My Favorite Day is White Privilege Wednesdays” Says Woman Whose Racist Tirade Went Viral

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The woman whose racist Dollar General tirade set the interwebs on fire didn’t waste any time before making things harder for herself. After Janelle Ambrosia was caught calling a man the “N” word numerous times in the discount store’s parking lot, you’d think she would’ve apologized and moved on. Instead, she posted antagonistic and snarky comments on Twitter like the ones below: And that’s not the end of it: When…