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Why Denzel Washington will NEVER be in a Tyler Perry Movie

By jasiri x 12:37 pm April 25, 2011 Yes, I agree with Spike Lee 100% on this issue. Tyler Perry sells coonery and buffoonery and get’s paid. His excuse is because he makes so much money and employs black actors, this justifies his simplistic and stereotypical brand of comedy. But real talk, big time crack […]

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Body of Missing Student Found

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By Leigh 11:27 am April 25, 2011 Today Show | April 25, 2011 Maryland Police continue to search for clues about the disappearance and murder of high school student, Phylicia Barnes.  Her body was found in the icy waters of the Susquehanna River last week.

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Beyonce, No

By Summer M. 8:00 am April 25, 2011 Usually I leave the music news to Dallas, who does a really good job of keeping me abreast of what the young folk are listening to.  Last week’s post on Kobe’s faux pax and the subject matter of this week’s entry are leading me to believe that […]

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Loosen the Ties that Once Were Nuses

By Keantre Malone 1:44 pm April 24, 2011 There have been too many occasions in which a Black business has taken advantage of its customers for the sake of maximizing their income. A boatload majority of the support for these businesses comes from other Black people, and in effect, the profit-focused regulation creates a sad […]

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FB Test Post

By Nate Cook 11:30 am April 24, 2011 Testing Facebook connectivity…

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Juvenile Killers in Jail for Life Seek a Reprieve

By Leigh 2:10 pm April 22, 2011 Juvenile Killers in Jail for Life Seek a Reprieve Adam Liptak and Lisa Faye Petak, New York Times | April 20, 2011 CHARLESTON, Mo. — More than a decade ago, a 14-year-old boy killed his stepbrother in a scuffle that escalated from goofing around with a blowgun to an […]

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Tyler Perry Is Full Of Sh*t….

This is lowbrow entertainment at its most blatant and exploitative. And that’s fine. Tyler Perry is undoubtedly a success. Great entertainers entertain their audience. But great artists challenge their audience. It’s about time Mr. Madea learned the difference.

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Oh, Hell No not on Good Friday: The Movie the Help

By Fallon 8:36 am April 22, 2011 I tell you, watching the trailer above all I could do is shake my hand and say, “Hell no.” Yes, I said “hell no” in the shonuff way my Great Aunt Bessie would say with hand on hip gossiping with the mothers of church while cooking Sunday dinner. […]

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Youth as the Miner’s Canaries of Democracies!

By Justin L. Hill 3:44 pm April 21, 2011 In Peter Coy’s article the Kids Are Not Alright, he quotes that democracies are “much better at managing large numbers of highly educated people” than are nations with an official leader who has absolute authority (read: autocratic countries).  Leaders of autocratic nations face the dilemma of […]

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Blacks may bear brunt of new police data capture technology

By Leigh 1:55 pm April 21, 2011 Blacks may bear brunt of new police data capture technology David A. Love, The Grio | April 21, 2011 The latest high-tech gadgets bring promises of convenience and efficiency, with the hopes of enhancing our lives and making our jobs easier. But sometimes they create new challenges. For […]

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