• Someone Breaks Into Mike Tyson’s Hotel Room

    TMZ is reporting that Iron Mike Tyson had an intruder in his hotel room in Las Vegas.  Word is that Mike and his family had gone to sleep for the night, when the fighter woke up to the sound of someone rustling through his things.  The person had a flashlight as well, which got him even more attention. Sources are saying that, lucky for the intruder, he was out of the room before Tyson could find him.  Police are investigating and they say that nothing was stolen.  Tyson and his family were in the city for a New Years Eve...

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  • Was Mistakenly Deported Teen Really a Victim or Did She Compound the Lie?

    Millions of Americans are shocked by the story of Jakadrien Turner , a 14-year old runaway who was mistakenly deported to Colombia .  Some have wondered how the immigration system could have made such a terrible mistake.  But Ted Frank at the Point of Law blog says that the situation may not be as simple as it appears to be.  Frank argues that since there are over a million unenforced deportation orders and that a person can use the legal process to delay their deportation for years, it is quite plausible that Jakadrien actually went along with the process and...

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  • Madam Prezident: Nene Leakes and Real Housewives Talk Drama with Hollywood Reporter

    NeNe Leakes is looking like the Atlanta Housewife that is cashing in! According to Theybf “Bravo’s “Real Housewives” franchise is putting a face of each of the 5 cities on front street for the upcoming issue of  The Hollywood Reporter . Orange County’s  Vicki Gunvalson , New York’s  Ramona Singer , New Jersey’s  Caroline Manzo , Atlanta’s NeNe Leakes  and Beverly Hills’  Kyle Richards  are all on the cover.  Check it and how much money these chicks are really raking in, plus  Gabby Union ‘s new WMB 3D magazine cover, inside… Click to read More on YourBlackGossip      ...

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  • Career Spotlight: Medical Interpreter

    This series spotlights interesting and in-demand careers. For January, we’re focusing on unusual jobs in one of the country’s fastest growing fields—healthcare. This week’s featured career: Medical Interpreter As a healthcare interpreter, you help non-English speakers navigate through the often-confusing world of medicine, doctors, and hospitals. From explaining what’s going on during a medical exam,

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  • 5 Lessons From the Alleged “Air Jordan” Sneaker Death

    Recently there were reported shootings and fights at stores, break in's and shoot-outs at malls, and even reports about the alleged death of a young man over the release of Air Jordan 11 Concord sneakers. In response to the release of these sneakers, urban communities have been the epicenter of this latest string of violence.

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  • Here We Go Again…Or Will It Be Different?

    The Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah decorations are coming down and are being placed in their respective boxes and bags until next time. The winter blahs have not set in yet because the weather has basically cooperated and we are not worn down from shoveling and the heaviness of carrying so many layers of clothing on

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  • Rev. Run’s Daughters Owe Nearly Half a Million in Taxes

    Rev. Run  of Run-DMC, Twitter/Rev. Run Wisdom and celebrity wedding officiant fame, might need to throw up a prayer for his two daughters,  Vanessa Simmons  and  Angela Simmons  — because when Uncle Sam is after you, a divine intervention might just be in order. The IRS and state of California claim that the Hollywood socialites owe more than  $450,000  in total. For more details, head over to BLACKLIKEMOI

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  • Where is the Black Middle Class?

    By  Kris Marsh , Special to CNN While sharing coffee one day with a colleague and friend,  William “Sandy” Darity Jr. , we coined a new, emerging group of single and living-alone (SALA) households in the black middle class: the “Love Jones Cohort.”   Personal experiences as a member of the Love Jones Cohort helps shape, inform and drive my research on this emerging group within the black middle class. Historically, the quintessential black middle class consisted of a married couple with 2.5 children, a dog, and “ Black Picket Fences ” – in reference to the book written on...

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  • Black Farmers Protest 1.2 Billion Dollar Settlement

    Some black farmers are protesting the approved 1.2 billion dollar discrimination settlement from the Department of Agriculture.  At issue is a clause in the agreement which requires those who receive the settlement to waive their right to appeal. In Memphis, Tennessee an estimated 300 people protested the requirement at the Temple Church of Christ in God on Monday. Black farmers who intend to take part in the lawsuit have until May 11 to add themselves to the claim.

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  • Police Video Shows Teen Choking Herself In the Back of Patrol Car

        After rumours of police brutality over how an arrested teen ended up in a coma, a shocking video of the girl choking herself with a seat-belt in a patrol car was shown to the media. The cruiser camera video – which has not been released for the public to see – recorded the crucial moments which left Tanisha Williams, 18, brain dead after she was arrested in North Carolina four weeks ago. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department showed the brutal footage from the night of December 5 to reporters and the teenager’s attorney. Her grandmother is expected to view it...

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  • Girl Offered $1000 on Facebook For Someone to Kill Her Baby’s Daddy

        A woman who admitted soliciting a killer for her baby’s father through Facebook will not face prison after pleading guilty Tuesday. London Eley, 19, of Philadelphia, admitted to offering $1,000 for the murder of Corey White, 22, who was shot dead hours after she appeared in court along with an accused hire. Eley was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit murder but with her plea she escapes a possible 10 to 20 year sentence following trial that begins in March. She instead faces an immediate three to 23-month parole and must seek anger-management treatment as...

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  • Beyonce’s Father, Mathew Knowles, Set To Resume College Course

        In the midst of fictitious Beyonce baby watch rumors comes news that the singer's father and record executive Mathew Knowles is set to resume his signature, The Recording Industry, course during this year's Spring semester at Texas Southern University's School of Communication. Beginning January 23 Knowles will meet with students weekly as he… [Continue Reading]

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