Black Celebrities

This woman’s doll helps girls see their natural beauty

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By Dana C. Ayres As the old adage states, “necessity is the mother of invention.” Well, mother and entrepreneur, Angelica Sweeting, decided to be the mother of her own invention by creating a doll that looks like herself.  Out of frustration and the need to guard her children’s self-esteem, she created a doll that contained the same broad and striking ...

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They Were The Fiercest Fighters Of WWI and WWII: The Harlem Hellfighters

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By Dana C. Ayres Memorial Day weekend is upon us and as Americans, we have a great deal to be thankful for.  Our freedoms have been bought and paid for with the blood of countless numbers of American soldiers.  Many of those soldiers were African-American. From Crispus Attucks to Colon Powell, America has had its fair share of Black defenders…and ...

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Doctor teaches black girls to love their natural hair

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By Robert Stitt She may be a doctor and bestselling author now, but Dr. Phoenyx Austin was not always the person she is today. In fact, when she was growing up, she lacked self-confidence and did not feel beautiful. She attributes much of how she felt about herself as she grew up to the role models she saw on television ...

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Rutgers football player charged with armed robbery

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey was arrested early Sunday (May 24, 2015) morning for armed robbery in his hometown of Sarasota, FL. According to reports from The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a man riding a bicycle reported to Sarasota County Sherriff’s deputies that he was held up at gunpoint at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning.  The robbery victim gave ...

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Towanna Freeman: How to overcome a cheating spouse

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download When we have infidelity in our relationships, some of us just want to throw in the towel. But most long-term relationships must overcome some form of betrayal. This video serves as a guide post to figure out how to move forward after such tragedy. There is a video you can watch with Dr ...

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Flavor Flav was great with Public Enemy, but he’s really had a rough 20 years

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Reported by Victor Ochieng Controversial Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav was arrested early Thursday morning in Las Vegas. He was pulled over by highway patrol officers and was booked for many different crimes. The Nevada Highway Patrol apparently spotted Flav at 12:30 a.m. in a 2005 black BMW while speeding way beyond the recommended limit of 45 mph, actually ...

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Watch: Fox News host gets annoyed with racist questions from co-hosts

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Fox News is known as the most racist television network on the air right now. But that doesn’t mean that every host on this show is out of his or her mind. Some people are tipping their hats to Shepherd Smith after he manhandled several of his co-hosts during one of their racist rants as a result of the looting ...

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