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The Root Hosts manCODE Event in NYC

180 African American men came together in New York City Thursday night to network, share insights and engage with a multi-generational panel of black men from all walks of life. The Root annual event called manCODE, sponsored by Prudential, was meant to provide a ‘safe’ space where men could speak openly about issues of family, business and social justice.

SAE Frat Member Apologizes for Singing Racist Song

Surrounded by black leaders and clergy at an Oklahoma City church on Wednesday, Levi Pettit, the 20-year-old former University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity member, apologized for his part in a racist sing-along that went viral after it was caught on video.

Okla. Civil Rights Activist Nancy Randolph Davis Dead at 88

Civil rights pioneer Nancy Randolph Davis, the first African American to enroll in Oklahoma State University, has died at the age of 88, officials confirmed Wednesday, according to Raw Story.

Mich. Man Beaten, Tased During Traffic Stop Caught on Dash Cam

Something was off from the beginning of the traffic stop when two Inkster, Mich., police officers approached Floyd Dent's car with guns already drawn.

YEMEN: When The "Black Racial Services Machine" Gets In Bed With The US Federal Government And Agrees To Be Silent About "Imperialist Aggression In Nations Of Color", And Then Have To Compromise Themselves Even More As The Nation Goes Up In Flames As The

LET ME BE CLEAR: "PRESIDENT OBAMA DID NOT CAUSE THIS PROBLEM".The US Foreign Policy Is The Fruit Of A POLITICAL PROCESS In AmericaIt Is RACIST To Believe That These "People Of Color" Have No Consciousness About Themselves That They Commit...Show More Summary

March Madness: A Game Plan for Higher Education & College Athletes

"March Madness" is here, and the ride -- for participating NCAA Division I colleges and universities, and for college basketball fans -- can be exhilarating, thrilling, exhausting and tense, all in the same game.   But what happens to these players off the court?   A few quit college after their first or second year to play professional sports. Show More Summary

[Video] 10 Year Old Entrepreneur Gets $60,000 on Shark Tank

Convincing the “sharks” of  ABC’s Shark Tank to invest in your business is no easy task. But guess what? One 10-year-old entrepreneur did just that! Mikaila Ulmer of Austin, Texas is the founder of BeeSweet Lemonade. She recently appeared on the hit television show and impressed the “sharks” so much that she walked away with a whooping $60,000 in Keep Reading ?

"I woke up like this": Desire & Respectability in #ShondaLand

Panel addresses issues around the desirability of Black Women, the importance of sexual desire in the lives of Black Women and the ways tropes of respectability might police Black Women’s identity and expressive culture, with: Natalie...Show More Summary

Tackle These 5 Key Elements of Your Natural Hair Journey

You’ve decided to return back to your natural hair and good for you, but now what? You don’t know the first thing about effective Home Hair Care and every Google search on “Natural Hair” brings back 94,400,000 results in (0.53 seconds). So are you returning back to your natural hair or getting a degree in Google searching with a Keep Reading ?

Why You Need to Embrace Healing Before You Enter a New Relationship

A woman meets a man and she finds herself intrigued. They get to know each other and this man is simply everything she could hope for. Great guy, good-looking, and she recognizes a connection exists. She finds herself developing feelings for this man and wanting to be in his presence. She then begins to feel Keep Reading ?

Daily Headlines: March 26, 2015

Argentina: In the latest chapter in the dispute over the Falklands, Argentine government officials blasted British plans to increase their military presence on the archipelago. Costa Rica: The Costa Rican ambassador to Venezuela, Federico...Show More Summary

Terrence Howard Fights Back Tears Discussing His Mother’s Battle With Cancer in Ken Burns Documentary

Before Terrence Howard reignited his star status as Lucious Lyon on Empire, the actor participated in the upcoming Ken Burns documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. The documentary, which is based on the book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee, aims to shed light on cancer and those who are affected by it.

It's Great Mo'ne Davis Had It in Her to Forgive That Guy. But Still, Fk That Guy.

Around this time last week, news first began to circulate that Mo'ne Davis helped unveil a new sneaker line -- with 15 percent of the proceeds going towards impoverished girls. A day or so later, more great news about the 13-year-old appeared: From Variety: The Mo'ne Davis story is coming to Disney Channel. Show More Summary

Do You Play the Blame Game? Who is Really at Fault for Your Relationship Struggles

I heard a psychologist talking about the fact most of his clients can’t get out of their own way.  I experience this with my clients in coaching as well.  The psychologist message caused me to ask myself this question:  Who is to blame for relationship struggles, someone who initiated the issue or how the other Keep Reading ?

Family Of Anthony Hill, Unarmed Black Man Killed By Police, Launches Own Investigation

(Reuters) - The family of an unarmed, naked black man shot dead by police earlier this month said on Wednesday that they have launched their own investigation into the killing of a man they described as a gentle soul. Anthony Hill'sShow More Summary

Move Over Hermes, Eloi Is Our New Silk Scarf Obsession

Who's the next great fashion designer? We're on the lookout for the lesser-known or up-and-coming stars who are creating collections and careers worthy of some praise and closet space. Although they aren't household names yet, we're so impressed with their skills that we bet they will be soon. Show More Summary

CBC Members React as Jesse Jackson Jr. Gets Out of Prison

Today, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is scheduled to leave an Alabama federal prison after serving time for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use.

USC To Investigate Taraji P. Henson's Claims That Her Son Was Racially Profiled 

In a recent interview with Uptown Magazine, Taraji P. Henson explained exactly why she was sending her son to Howard University after an experience on the campus of the University of Southern California.

Supreme Diva: 5 Iconic Diana Ross Moments

Editor’s note: This week we’re celebrating the birthdays of phenomenal performers who not only share late-March birthdays but who also have voices that have defined their generations. On Monday we honored the Queen of Funk, Chaka Khan. On Wednesday it was the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Today it’s the boss, Diana Ross; and on Friday, the irrepressible Mariah Carey.

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