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Jesus Take The Wheel: Chicago School Teacher Collapses In Class And Dies

Chicago Teacher Collapses In Classroom And Dies A group of Chicago middle school students were left stunned earlier this week after their teacher reportedly suffered a fatal collapse in the classroom. via AOL News An 8th grade Chicago Public School

HBO Launches Diverse Writing Fellowship For Emerging Writer

Yesterday, HBO announced their HBOAccess Writing Fellowship that will seek out diverse emerging writers. The application process begins March 4 and those who are chosen to become participants will attend a week of master classes at HBO’s Santa Monica campus.

R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy, ‘Spock’ Of Star Trek, Dead At 83

Leonard Nimoy Death Leonard Nimoy, the actor known for playing Mr. Spock on Star Trek, has unfortunately passed away. TMZ reports: Leonard Nimoy, who famously played Mr. Spock, died at home Friday morning in Bel Air… after battling chronic obstructive

Dusty Diva Problems: Madonna Fell On Stage & The Internet Went Meme Crazy

Funniest Madonna Memes Very few things are funnier than artists falling on stage in front of millions, especially if you’re a beloved Pop legend like Madonna who took a nasty tumble after being yanked by a hater during her Brit

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, Dies at 83

Trekkies everywhere are throwing up “Spock” fingers today after news of Leonard Nimoy’s death. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told the New York Times that Nimoy died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

HTGAWM Recap: We Finally Find Out Who Killed Lila. Great. But Who Killed ... ?

Someone drape a prayer cloth over my legs because I still feel faint from all the twists, turns and masterfully crafted flashbacks in the How to Get Away With Murder two-hour season finale!

Don Lemon Stroked a Llama on Live TV

Last night the world was a stage for a bunch of llamas running wild in Arizona. Yes, you read that correctly. Llamas. The Bonnie and Clyde of llamas had everyone’s attention as the duo was chased down the streets of Sun City.

1st Black NBA Player Earl Lloyd Dies at 86

In 1950 Earl Lloyd broke down racial barriers when he debuted in the NBA with the Washington Capitals. He was the first black player in the history of the NBA, and on Thursday the 86-year-old Lloyd passed away.

Atlanta Woman Brutally Beaten Over Hamburger

A 23-year-old Atlanta woman claims that three woman attacked her during a night of drinking, allegedly dragging, punching and kicking her and pulling her hair, and leaving her with two black eyes, a chipped tooth and a concussion.

According to a New Study, Blacks Are Losing Out to—Wait for It—African Americans

It’s not news that there’s often a racialized black tax associated with “black-sounding” names. You’re more likely to get called back for a job interview if you apply as Sarah Jones than you are as Tasha Jenkins. Some people try giving their kids less black-sounding names, but the reality is that latent racism can activate no matter what you do. Show More Summary

Kanye West Apologizes to Beck and Bruno Mars 

Kanye West has had a change of heart. After lambasting Beck’s Grammy win, West sent out a heartfelt (sarcasm) apology via Twitter to the Album of the Year winner.

LAPD Investigating Theft of $150,000 Oscar Dress Worn by Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o looked stunning on the Oscars red carpet Sunday as she posed in a dress covered in 6,000 pearls. The Franciso Costa for Calvin Klein dress, reportedly worth $150,000, was definitely a head-turner, but now it’s also missing.

3 Reasons You Should Pump the Brakes on Your Wedding Plans

You have met the love of your life and now you are planning your dream wedding. Maybe it’s something small and quaint, or maybe you decided to go the big and extravagant route. Whatever your plans are for your special day, you think you are ready to tie the knot and say “I do” to Keep Reading ?

[Video] Ex Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Tell All Documentary

In 2013, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison for political corruption. The scandal, which also involved Kilpatrick’s father and lover, made headlines across the nation. While the lawbreakers said little in front of the media cameras, they revealed much more in a movie created behind-the-scenes. Show More Summary

Daily Headlines: February 27, 2015

Argentina: An Argentine judge dismissed charges originally filed by the late prosecutor Alberto Nisman over an alleged cover up by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of Iran’s role in the 1994 AMIA bombing. Chile: The Chilean government rejected the euthanasia request of a 14-year-old girl hospitalized with cystic fibrosis. Show More Summary

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York Hosts 35th Annual Benefit Gala Honoring Business and Civic Leaders

Will Brown Jr., Gala Co-Chair; Rev. Jacques Andre DeGraff; Phil Banks III, Honoree; Michael J. Garner, President, OHBM; Robert B. Brown, 3rd VP, OHBM and CFO, New York Yankees NEW YORK, NY—The Board of Directors of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. Show More Summary

When We Hand Down the Magic, Children and Teachers Succeed

How do you repay those who have changed your life, to the point of saving it? Dr. Dorothy Strickland, my doctoral advisor at Columbia University's Teachers College, knows.   Dr. Strickland once asked that question of the late-great Dr. Show More Summary

What's the Best Way to Consolidate Debt?

By Jocelyn Baird, We are a nation of people in debt, and it doesn't seem to be getting any better. According to data released by the Federal Reserve this February, Americans' revolving, non-mortgage credit increased in...Show More Summary

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