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Temple University Student Attacked With A Brick

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert A 19-year old Temple University student suffered serious facial injuries after an attacker hit her with a brick only a block from campus on Friday. The young adult is recovering from the assault that dislocated her teeth and caused multiple other facial injuries. The student was walking with her 20-year old boyfriend, who also attends Temple, near ...

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Nigerian Author Wins Major Prize For Fiction

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about race and identity was awarded the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction. Adichie’s “Americanah,” was chosen over “The Goldfinch” author Donna Tartt and three other finalists according to a story in Newsone. Adichie is best known “Half of a Yellow Sun.” Americanah centers around a young man and ...

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Lesbian Couple Murdered In Texas

Lesbian couple murdered in Texas

By Lechette Walker A beer deliveryman found the bodies of two 24 year old women as he was taking out the trash, said Houston local Fox station. “Beer deliveryman found the victims around 7:30 a.m. when he took out some trash.” The lesbian couple lived together for two years and decided to go to Galveston for the Mardi Gras which ...

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10 Things You May Not Know about the Amazing Angela Davis

Angela Davis Angela Davis was born on January 26, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama. Davis is best known as a radical African-American educator and activist for civil rights and other social issues. She knew about racial prejudice from her experiences with discrimination growing up in Alabama. As a teenager, Davis organized interracial study groups, which were broken up by the police. ...

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Should Little Girls Be Twerking With a Grown Man Giving Instructions?

The culture of New Orleans has two faces. One is an elegant blend of french and southern style living. Where you can find amazing food and there’s always a Beignet, Daiquiri and a good celebration. But then there is the not-so-favorable side of the culture of black New Orleans, which is very different from the branded “New Orleans” experience that ...

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She’s the Reason Nelson Mandela was Freed: 8 Things you May Not Know About Winnie Mandela

Behind every great legendary man, there is a great woman. For Nelson Mandela, that woman was Nomzamo “Winnie” Zanyiwe Madikizela. While he was incarcerated it was Winnie who supported his legacy and championed his cause. It was Winnie’s strength, courage and loyalty that ultimately contributed to the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years of imprisonment. But who how much ...

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One black woman says that black women are argumentative, loud and rude

  by Tiara Kj Williams When it comes to the image of the black woman, everyone has an opinion. When inserting “The Black Woman” in a Google search, millions of articles, videos and pictures appeared. The perspectives are diverse, some uplift and celebrate the black woman, while other do not. In some videos, you can learn about the accomplishments of ...

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Muhammad Ali’s First Attorney Was Murdered at the Age of 35

By Yolanda Spivey Alberta O. Jones was the first female prosecutor in Jefferson County, Kentucky and she was also Muhammad Ali’s first attorney. Born in 1930, Jones was one of the first African American women to pass the Kentucky State bar.  In 1965, after opening her own successful practice, she was appointed to be a prosecutor in Louisville Domestic Relations ...

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Dr King’s Daughter Wants Nothing to do with Her Brothers

By April Taylor News recently broke of Martin Luther King’s sons, Dexter King and Martin Luther King III, wanting to sell King’s Nobel Peace Prize as well as his traveling Bible which was used by President Barack Obama at his swearing in ceremony.  The two have legal control of King’s estate and filed a complaint in Atlanta with Fulton County ...

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Gabourey Sidibe Beatdown by LGBT Community for Accidental Slur

Actress Gabourey Sidibe was heard repeatedly using the transphobic slur “tranny” while she was discussing her life in New Orleans on “The Arsenio Hall Show.” She used the slur word no less than five times in just under one minute. Sidibe was trying to point out the mistreatment that transgender people had to endure from the police in New Orleans ...

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