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Bill O’Reilly Says Black People should wear “Don’t Get Pregnant at 14″ T- Shirts


Bill O’Reilly always feels he needs to share some advice to African Americans on how to live our lives.  He recently made another jab Black people.  Mocking the trending “I can’t Breathe” shirts being worn by celebrities and millions of protesters, O’Reilly has succeeded in making another ignorant and insensitive remark, suggesting that we wear shirts that say “Don’t Get ... Read More »

White Police Chief Holds “Black Lives Matter” Sign Alongside Protestors


Reported by Kacie Whaley Among the many protests occurring throughout the country objecting law enforcement’s disregard for black citizen’s lives are residents who may have known someone who died at the hands of officers, or those who are black and fear for the future of their children’s lives or their own.  Some protesters are simply showing support to those who ... Read More »

Sony racial controversy leads to partnership with Al Sharpton

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By Angela L. Braden Last month, Sony Pictures was the victim of a sensational cyber crime, resulting in thousands of private e-mails being leaked to the public. Some of the e-mails contained communication that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of the hit ABC shows, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder, calls “racist” and Al Sharpton ... Read More »

Dyson says Cosby “Rapes an entire black community,” Cosby fires back

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The saga of Bill Cosby has gotten more and more interesting over time.  Bill Cosby has remained relatively silent even though numerous rape allegations have come from over 26 accusers.  The pressure has mounted for the iconic comedian, as several universities have distanced themselves from the embattled entertainer. Now, Cosby can add Michael Eric Dyson to the list of accusers, ... Read More »

Pastor Dresses Horse In a Wedding Dress In Protest of Gay Marriage


Reported by Nigel Boys Since 35 U.S. states have now legalized same-seχ marriages, those still banning the practice are trying to keep the marriage vows strictly between a man and a woman. One pastor in Mississippi, one of the states who struck down the ban on gay marriage, did something rather unusual to demonstrate his views. After U.S. District Judge Carlton ... Read More »

NJ police have their sights on recapturing Assata Shakur


Reported by Kacie Whaley The New Jersey State Police are hopeful that President Barack Obama’s announcement to mend relations with Cuba will result in the capture of  fugitive and former Black Panther Party member Assata Shakur. In 1973, Shakur— whose birth name is Joanne Chesimard— and two others traveling with her were pulled over on a New Jersey turnpike.  She ... Read More »

Yvette Carnell: Sharpton Visited White House 61 Times But Still Lacks Sway With Obama Administration


by Yvette Carnell Rev. Al Sharpton, who has transformed himself from rabble rousing street preacher to MSNBC pundit/activist, held a march in Washington over the weekend to protest police violence. This symbolic spectacle, where Sharpton re-imagines himself as MLK, struck me as curious, especially since Rev. Sharpton worked so arduously to elbow his way to the coveted role of Obama’s ... Read More »

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