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Yeah, We Do Need More Black Cops

In a recent first-time national interview, during which he openly discussed the tragic shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of a troubled white cop, Cleveland’s black police chief, Calvin Williams, strangely snapped back at the notion of more black cops.

10 Ways How to Get Away With Murder Has Shaken Up Our Lives

As we gear up for the highly anticipated, two-hour season 1 finale of How to Get Away With Murder, let’s look back at some of the ways in which HTGAWM’s freshman season has shaken up the cultural landscape:

The Power of Embodying Black Mastery and Our Full Leadership Potential

On February 1, 1960 four black students sat down at a segregated lunch counter I Greensboro, NC sparking one of Black America's largest waves of protest. By the end of February the sit-in movement had grown to thirty communities in seven states and by April had spread across the entire South, involving up to 50,000 participants. Show More Summary

How Boko Haram Uses Female Suicide Bombers To Terrorize Nigeria

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic making headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Elizabeth Pearson about Boko Haram's use of female suicide bombers. Last Sunday, a small girl strapped with explosives killed herself and five others at a market in Potiskum, a town in northeast Nigeria. Show More Summary

Former Knicks Player Anthony Mason Dead At Age 48

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died. He was 48. New York Knicks spokesman Jonathan Supranowitz confirmed Mason's death, which...Show More Summary

Black Love...Matters: Raheem DeVaughn’s 'Love Sex Passion' by Mark Anthony Neal

Black Love...Matters: Raheem DeVaughn’s Love Sex Passion by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On? was the product of a hard-earned battle with the head of his record label, Berry Gordy. Gaye’s brother-in-law perhaps rightly thought that Gaye was squandering his mainstream success by recording a protest album. Show More Summary

Broken Scissors: Rosie O’Donnell Files For Divorce From Her Wife Michelle Rounds

Rosie O’Donnell Set To Divorce Wife Michelle Rounds Someone wants to escape Rosie O’Donnell…imagine that. Via RadarOnline Comedienne and former The View co-host Rosie O’Donnell has officially filed for divorce from her wife of almost three years, Michelle Rounds.

Allow Me To Retort: Bill Cosby Claps Back At 3 Of His “Liar” Sex Assault Accusers

Bill Cosby Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuits From 3 Rape Accusers 3 down, a WHOLE lot more to go… Via PageSix In the same week that yet another woman accused Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her, his lawyer

Congress Averts Partial Shutdown of Homeland Security

In a show of political gamesmanship, the U.S. House of Representatives late Friday approved a one-week spending measure to avert a partial shutdown of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Reuters reports.

City of Cleveland responds to Tamir Rice lawsuit by saying boy's death was caused because of his own actions

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The city of Cleveland on Friday responded to a lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice with several defenses, including that the 12-year-old died and his family members suffered because of their own actions.

Who Gets Food Stamps? White People, Mostly

WASHINGTON -- Gene Alday, a Republican member of the Mississippi state legislature, apologized last week for telling a reporter that all the African-Americans in his hometown of Walls, Mississippi, are unemployed and on food stamps. "I...Show More Summary

BOSSIP Exclusive: Slim from 112 To Have Home Auctioned At Sheriff’s Sale

Bankrupt Star Set To Lose Georgia Townhouse When Slim from 112 comes home from being on tour, he may not have a home to go back to. 112’s lead singer will lose his home at a sheriff’s auction this spring,

The Suspicious Story Of The 82 Year Old Black Woman Who Killed 2 Intruders - No Location Information Provided. All Internet Reports Go Back To One Source 82 Year Old Woman Kills Two Teens Who Broke Into Her Home All of the other reports about Annabelle Williams refer back to this one web site No other local news station web site has a reference to this story The typical screen print from a television news "Breaking News" screen would have the station logo on the lower right hand side. Show More Summary

Lawyer Spends 15 Years Transforming A Plantation Into America’s First Slavery Museum

America’s First Slavery Museum About time, right? Whereas most refurbished plantations are there to recount the history of the “glory days” of the Antebellum south, the recently opened Whitney Plantation is there to expose and memorialize the open shame of

Is It Racist? How Words Shape Your World

I'll admit it. Deep down, this week's headlines left me questioning whether I know something's racist or not. Or, how can I tell if someone's insane? Even saints are in question. This week's headlines focused on the American Sniper trial,...Show More Summary

The Official #CIAA Survival Guide

Essential Guide To Surviving CIAA Weekend It’s that wonderful time of year where thousands of young professionals, p-popping Aunties and colorful hoodrats flock to the ultimate turn up festival/basketball tournament in Charlotte, NC aka “CIAA” and we’ve compiled an essential

Kid Rock Responds To The Beyhive After Downplaying Their Queen

Kid Rock Responds To Beyonce Stans Kid Rock isn’t just laying down and accepting Beyonce’s bully-Beyhive‘s internet abuse. After getting “stung” mercilessly by Beyonce’s legion of slightly crazed fans yesterday over his comments that he didn’t really see the

Preciousness: Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats Reveal First Photo Of Newborn Son Genesis

Alicia Keys & Swizz Beats Share First Photo Of Baby Genesis Two months after Swizz & Alicia delivered their second bundle of joy, the couple is finally giving fans a peek at their littlest prince. Alicia, Swizz and baby

Philly’s “Black Madam” Back Alley Butt-Enhancer Name Drops Her Celebrity Clientele While On Trial For Murder

Black Madam Names Celebrity Butt Injection Clients The Black Madam, a tansgender woman once known as the self-proclaimed “Michelangelo of buttocks injections,” is currently standing trial in the 2011 death of a British dancer who received illegal silicone butt shots

Black History Salute to Russell Simmons, the Yogi

On Martin Luther King weekend four years ago, I was very sad for a variety of good reasons, not worth repeating here. Just trust me. The sadness felt like a bag of wet rocks on my back, heavy and unforgiving. I knew it was all in my mind, but saying that to myself did not make me feel any better. Show More Summary

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