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Hypocrite? Bill O’Reilly Allegedly Choked, Dragged Wife Down Stairs In Daughter’s Presence

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By Nigel Boys Although Bill O’Reilly, the host of Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” frequently criticizes violence among racial minorities, especially Black people, he apparently has a few dark secrets of his own, according to Gawker. Although almost all documents pertaining to New York family court cases are sealed, Gawker has learned information about a bitter three-year custody dispute between ...

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Former CIA Agent Imprisoned for 3.5 Years After Leaking Data to New York Times

Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, center, accompanied by his wife Holly, left, and his attorney, Barry Pollack, right, departs federal court in Alexandria, Va., Monday, May 11, 2015, after he was sentenced to forty two months for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Reported by Liku Zelleke A former CIA officer who had been found guilty in January on all nine charges he had been facing for leaking classified information to a reporter at the New York Times was sentenced last Monday. Jeffrey Sterling, 47, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for passing on information regarding an operation to ...

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Republican Says Cops Should Have Unleashed Dogs on Baltimore Rioters

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By Evette D. Champion Often criticized for their politics, some Republicans seem to hold on to beliefs that what worked before could work again. Case in point, Virginia State Delegate Hyland “Buddy” Fowler Jr. made a suggestion which raised some eyebrows on how to end racial unrest. How? By unleashing the “dogs on them.” In a screen cap on Facebook ...

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Vice President of Kenya: There’s “no room for gays” in Kenya

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Reported by Michal Ortner William Ruto, Kenya’s deputy president, made shocking remarks on Sunday during a church service. He shared with the congregants that there is “no room” for gay people in their country. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, was entering the country on this particular day as an advocate for gay members and their rights in the African ...

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Colorado Restaurant Causes Outrage For planning “White Appreciation Day”

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Reported by Victor Kam In the spirit of equality and to promote social cohesion, a Hispanic restaurant owner wants to start a White Appreciation Day in June this year. Milliken, a restaurant located in Colorado, will give White customers a 10 percent discount in order to show their appreciation for them. The event started as an innocent joke when Edgar ...

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What Happened at City Hall After The Baltimore Riots

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Baltimore, M.D.—Not even a week has passed since the end of several uprisings that rocked the city, but Baltimore residents and many outsiders are still protesting the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old Black man who died a week after sustaining injuries while being taken into police custody. On Saturday, less than 24 hours after the six officers who were ...

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Why Ben Carson is Slowly Losing the “black vote”

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By Victor Kam Ben Carson’s presence at predominantly white, conservative, and Republican meetings has caused some in the Black community to lose their admiration of him. Carson’s success as a surgeon in spite of the hardships he endured in his childhood inspired many people from minority backgrounds, and some can still remember the excitement they had in meeting him for ...

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Is The Government Hiding Information About Sex Crimes?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The Defense Department has not been completely honest in their report when it comes to $ex-related crimes. That’s right; a report that deemed the number of sex-related crimes as being on the decline is not necessarily accurate. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y) has voiced her disapproval of what the Pentagon has reported. In fact, in a ...

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Fox News Apologizes For Claiming Picture of Venezuela Riots was Baltimore, MD

Reported by Liku Zelleke A local Fox affiliate had to apologize to its social media followers after they posted a picture, which they claimed showed “BALTIMORE IN FLAMES: A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor’s spokesman says it’s related to the riots….” The image, posted on April 27th showed an ...

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Roland Martin: Black Media Should Be “unapologetically Black”

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Reported by Evette D Champion Flip on the television and tune in to “NewsOne Now” and you will see it’s host, Roland Martin, on the screen. Martin hosts the only cable news programs that sheds light on issues that affect the Black community. Taking cues from pioneers of Black media such as Frederick Douglass,  Ida B. Wells, William Trotter, and ...

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