Black Men

Detroit Pastor Owing Child Support for 5 Children By 4 Women Accused of Stealing His Congregation’s Money

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By Michal Ortner Steve Lee, Pastor of Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church of Detroit, claimed to partner with a local charity in order to take advantage of the needy. The Detroit charity, THAW, was established to help struggling community members keep their heat going during the winter months. In an ad on Facebook, local citizen, Jacqueline Privett found contact information ...

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Malik Yoba proves blogger lied about him using cocaine

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Actor Malik Yoba is now on the warpath to restore his reputation after a blogger spread a false rumor about him abusing cocaine. TMZ, along with hundreds of other outlets, reported that Yoba had been released from his role on the show, “Empire” because his alleged cocaine problem had become too much for his fellow cast members. It turns out ...

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Life After Comedy Central: Where Is Dave Chapelle?

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by Raveen Johnson How many people do you know would walk away from a $50 million contract? I do not know many, but I do know of Dave Chapelle and he definitely turned the other cheek when Comedy Central offered him another contract for his hit show “Chapelle’s Show.” There have been so many inquiries as to why Chapelle said ...

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John Legend doesn’t co-sign on Common’s statement about racism

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April V. Taylor Unlike many celebrities, John Legend spoke out within days of Michael Brown being gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri this past summer. At a concert less than a week after Brown’s death, he stated, “Black and brown people are just treated differently in this country. One of our original sins in this country has been racism and slavery. ...

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Terrence Howard reportedly had Malik Yoba fired from Empire

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The show “Empire” has been a huge hit, drawing millions of viewers each week up until the season finale.  According to the UK Daily Mail, the drama from the show has spilled over into the off-screen lives of cast members, who are finding themselves dealing with the conflict that often comes with having a lot of success very quickly. It’s ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: Why this image is both racist and disgusting

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this video, I couldn’t help but say something about the recent “apology” by former University of Oklahoma fraternity member Levi Pettit, who led the racist chant heard around the world. Members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity were caught on video singing that they would “never let a n*gger” in SAE,” ...

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George Zimmerman’s Remarks about Trayvon will disgust you

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Reported by Angela L. Braden Earlier this month, George Zimmerman sat down with his divorce attorney and recorded an interview that was recently released to the public stating that he still has a “clean conscience” and does not “feel guilty for living.”  He also said that killing Trayvon Martin was a part of “God’s plan.” “I believe God has his ...

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Ga. Police Fatally Shoot Man Over Probation Violation

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Police in Georgia claim they shot a 25 year old black man outside his job because they feared for their safety. Cobb County and Smyrna police went to Goodyear Tire to serve an arrest warrant to Nicolas Thomas for violating probation. The officers claim that Thomas spotted them and tried to flee the scene. They claim Thomas headed in the ...

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Dr Byron Price: Is your legacy going to be one of construction or destruction?

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by Dr Byron Price I have posed this question because I don’t believe that many people have considered this question based on their behavior. Collectively, we have not sowed a legacy befitting of our royal ancestry. We have populated the earth with murder, infidelity, dishonesty, inhumaneness, indolence, pettiness and disrespect for the mother of the earth and abandonment–some of us ...

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