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Over Father’s Day Weekend, 27 shot in Chicago

At least two were killed and 25 others wounded in shootings across Chicago over Father’s Day weekend. The last homicide took place on the city’s west side just after midnight Sunday. 17-year-old Brandon Petreson was gunned down while standing with a group in the 3100 block of West Polk Street.

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What you didn’t know about Blue Ivy’s hair, a list

The following post originally appeared on Reginald Andreas. It was published under the original title of, “10 Things You Did Not Know About Blue Ivy’s Hair.” By; Reginald Andreas There has been a ton of buzz on the internet lately about Blue Ivy’s new hair style. Ever since images first leaked of the child of super […]

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It’s (almost) official: Michael Jordan is a billionaire

According to Forbes, NBA legend Michael Jordan is now a billionaire. Jordan who is currently the majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, became a billionaire once the value of the team was reassessed.

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Man who served six years in prison acquitted of killing son

A New York man has been acquitted of killing his infant son after the state’s highest court granted him a new trial. Adrian Thomas served six years behind bars, but after seven hours of deliberating, Rensselaer County jurors declared him a free man. 

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Guest Post

A dose of reality: dating a white women when you’re black

The following post was written by Ernest Baker. It originally appeared on Gawker under the title of “The Reality of Dating White Women When You’re Black.” By: Ernest Baker Why do I date white women? Black women have told me it’s because I’m a sellout. The white men who can get past the mental anguish […]

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Repo man dies after ‘accidentally’ being shot twice by vehicle owner

A 23-year-old tow truck driver lost his life early Friday as he attempted to repossess a vehicle in northern Fauquier County Maryland. Junior Jordan Montero died of a gunshot wound just after midnight. 

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Black man dressed in KKK attire awarded $215,000

A black man who was tossed out of a city commission meeting in Los Angeles for wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood has been awarded $215,000. The City Council voted Wednesday to settle a free-speech lawsuit filed by Michael Hunt. 

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Students collect $3,000 in can tabs for classmate’s surgery

Students at a Moreno Valley elementary school presented nearly $3,000 worth of can tabs they collected to help pay for expenses related to a classmate’s ear operation. More than 30 gallons of can tabs were given to Amir Walton and his parents during an assembly Wednesday. 

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Guest Post

The exploitation of Terio

The following piece was written by William C. Anderson, and appeared on EBONY.com under the original title of “Lil Terio Isn’t a Little Man.” By: William C. Anderson By the time I discovered lil TerRio, hundreds of thousands of people had already shared clips of the 7-year-old Georgian dancing. There was no doubt to me that he was […]

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Ruby Dee dead at 91

Legendary actress and activist Ruby Dee has died. She was 91.

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