• Little Known Facts about Social Security Benefits, Part II

    Black Politics

    Spousal and Widow Benefits : In a marriage union where one spouse earns a lot less than the other. The spouse with the lesser earnings can collect benefits based on the higher earnings history  of  the two. Or one spouse can choose to get the larger part of their own or 50.0%  of the other spouse PIA. The lower earner is not eligible until the higher earner starts collecting benefits, but both can begin drawing social security benefits at age 62. The Sustainability of social security : according to the many studies about the Social Security Trust Fund, coverage for retirement and disability obligations should be safe for the next 30 years. After that period it is speculated there will be a short fall of 22.0% . The Special Senate...

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  • Post Racial America: White Man Kills Unarmed Black Teen

    Black Men

        Last month George Zimmerman, a white Neighborhood Watch Captain murdered 17-year-old African-American boy named Trayvon Martin in his parents gated Florida Community.  Having black or brown skin in America is enough to make paranoid racists suspicious these days. After all  Blacks aren’t allowed to conduct business as regular citizens without some ignorant racist fearing […]

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  • Wilmer Leon: Eric Holder is on the Wrong Side of History

    Black News

    Wilmer J. Leon III, Ph.D. During a speech at Northwestern University’s Law School, Attorney General Eric Holder explained that the American government can kill American citizens abroad under the following conditions, ”First, the U.S. government has determined, after a thorough and careful review, that the individual poses an imminent threat of violent attack against the […]

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  • White FL Lawmaker Corrects Black Lawmaker’s Jay-Z Quote During House Floor Debate

    Black Entertainment

    Two FL lawmakers recently got into a spat over the lyrics to the Jay-Z song, 99 Problems.  Representative Allan Williams quoted the following line, “I know my rights, so you will need a warrant for that. Aren’t you as sharp as a tack? Are you a lawyer or something?” Speaker Dean Cannon then chimed in and corrected Williams, […]

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  • Raynard Jackson: Why I am Glad I’m not GLAAD

    Black Politics

    Raynard Jackson I am so very happy that I am not GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation).  But, I am getting very tired of writing about their terrorist tactics that they employ towards anyone who refuses to accept their lifestyle choices. Their latest target is former child actor Kirk Cameron.  Cameron is best known […]

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  • Georgia Man Arrested for Raping Woman’s Dogs

    Black News

    A 19 year old Georgia man has been arrested and charged with bestiality after a surveillance camera caught him having sex with two dogs. The owner of the dogs,  Cathryn Lafayette, was paying for the man’s GED classes in exchange for him cleaning out her dog cages. The sheriff’s department visited Ms. Lafayette and informed […]

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  • ‘Glee’ Working on Whitney Houston Tribute Episode

    Black Celebrities

    The show ‘Glee’ is working on a Whitney Houston tribute episode, according to E! Online. If the folks at ‘Glee produce a tribute episode, they won’t be the first to do so. ‘American Idol’ has already done a tribute show to the late mega-star, and others are rumored to be working on tributes and dedications. […]

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  • Artist Uses Material Salvaged from Poor Black Communities to Create Art [Video]

    From KultureKritics

    March 9 (Bloomberg) — Theaster Gates, the official artist of the Armory Show in New York, talks about his sculptures, made with salvaged materials from gutted houses in poor black communities. Prices for his works range from $15,000 to $40,000. Gates spoke with Bloomberg’s Katya Kazakina on March 7. (Source: Bloomberg) Source

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  • Mostly White High School Basketball Team Fans Chant “USA, USA” After Defeating Minority Team

    Black News

    by Yvette Carnell Alamo Heights, a mostly white high school basketball team, beat San Antonio Edison, a minority team, which led to the mostly white crowd chanting “USA USA” at the minority team. The Alamo Heights school officials are, understandably, disappointed at their students: San Antonio Independent School District officials took the chant as a racial […]

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  • Banks Foreclosing on Churches in Record Numbers

    Black News

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Banks are foreclosing on America’s churches in record numbers as lenders increasingly lose patience with religious facilities that have defaulted on their mortgages, according to new data. The surge in church foreclosures represents a new wave of distressed property seizures triggered by the 2008 financial crash, analysts say, with many banks no longer […]

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  • H.I.V. Rate for African-American Women Five Times Higher Than Average in Some Cities

    Black Health

    In some U.S. cities, the H.I.V. infection rate among black women is five times higher than the average rate, bringing the H.I.V. rate for African American women closer to that of many African women than American women. According to Think Progress:      The study showed that the annual rate of infection was 24 per […]

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  • Queens Gang Raped, Pimped Out Long Island Runaway Teen

    Black Men

    For a little less than a week, a Queens gang allegedly gang raped and pimped out a 15 year old teen, according to prosecutors. Six gang members, led by gang leader  Gary Council, 22, are accused of holding a teen hostage in a second-floor Ozone Park apartment from Feb. 6-12, where she was force fed ecstasy, […]

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