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Ciara responds to online criticism with blog post

We all know that social media can provide a bit of “courage” for those who wish to voice their opinions. It is a safe haven, where revealing one’s identity is optional and the stroke of keys unlimited. Trolls can be downright mean when expressing thoughts about people, places and things, and celebrities and other public […]

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City of Harlem to receive largest free public Wi-Fi network in country

New York City Mayor Bloomberg announced that Harlem will receive the nation’s largest continuous free outdoor public Wi-Fi network. When completed in May, the Harlem WiFi Network will cover 95 blocks, and will provide free on-the-go connectivity to roughly 80,000 Harlem residents, businesses and visitors.

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Video of Sharkeisha assaulting innocent bystander leads to arrest of viral sensation

A brutal clip of a 17-year-old girl getting beat by a schoolmate has led to the assailant’s arrest. ShaMichael Manuel was struck in the face by her schoolmate only known as Sharkeisha during a conversation last month. The video,  like most clips depicting young people of color engaging in acts of violence, appeared on the popular […]

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Cleveland Hero/Internet Sensation Charles Ramsey: Are We Laughing w/ Him or At Him?

Cleveland resident Charles Ramsey has been catapulted into the spotlight after rescuing 27 year-old kidnapping victim Amanda Berry from his neighbor’s house; leading to the rescue of three other captives. But his good deed is being overshadowed his his animated and rather hilarious post-rescue interviews.

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San Diego Students Suspended, Banned from Graduation and Prom Over Twerk Video

A group of students at Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego have been suspended, banned from prom, and will not walk at graduation after participating in a twerk video that found its way onto the internet.

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BlackCrowdfunding.net: A Crowdfunding Site for Black Entrepreneurs

William Cunningham has created BlackCrowdfunding.net, a site where black entrepreneurs can raise money from the public to start businesses: “The idea is that crowdfunding is a tool that can be used to get resources to low to moderate income communities in a way that we haven’t seen before”

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Chicago Native Bryant Cross Launches Anti-Violence Social Media Campaign

Fed up with the gun violence in Chicago, South Side native Bryant Cross launched the 500 Campaign, an anti-violence social media campaign that’s steadily picking up steam.

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Two Teens Arrested for Instigating and Filming Fight Between Two 7 Year-old Girls

Two teenage girls – 14 and 15 years-old – have been arrested for helping to instigate a fight between two 7 year-olds, filming it, and posting it on the internet. It is believed that they were hoping to get the video featured on WorldStar Hip-Hop.

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Django Unchained Dolls Pulled From Shelves; Now Selling For $300 on eBay!

Remember those Django Unchainedaction figures we told you about? Well, they’re being pulled! #goodnews! But now, they’re being sold for as much as $300 dollars! #badnews!

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