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A new Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad isn't so refreshing to Arab-American groups. They say a teaser for the spot, featuring an Arab leading camels through the desert, is racist. "Why is it that Arabs are always shown as either oil-rich sheiks, terrorists or belly dancers?" said Warren David, president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. Imam Ali…Continue
Added by Kenny Smoov on January 31, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments
A day after tornadoes and severe storms battered Middle Tennessee, power has been restored to most throughout the area.
At the peak of the storm, more than 11,000 Nashville customers were without electricity, according to the office of Emergency Management. This morning, the Nashville Electric Service reported, that tally had dropped to about 300 customers across…
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The family of a 7-year-old New York boy is suing police and the city for $250 million, saying cops handcuffed and interrogated the boy for ten hours after a scuffle over lunch money at school.
Wilson Reyes, a student at Public School 114 in the Bronx…
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You don't remember Father MC? Here's a little known fact: When Uptown MCA was started with Heavy D, Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, and Puff Daddy, Father MC was going to be the bread winner for the label!!! That's what they thought would happen. WHO KNEW?????
You can even find videos with…Continue
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A statewide AMBER Alert has been issued for a Memphis infant who police said was abducted by his father after he stabbed the child's mother.
The Memphis Police Department said 2-month-old Adrian Delk Jr. was taken by his biological father, 24-year-old Adrian Delk, Sr., around 12:50 a.m. Thursday.
Police said Delk Sr. stabbed the baby's mother several…Continue
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Same Sex...Same Problems!
Gay couples impulsively rushed to get hitched when New York passed the Marriage Equality Act on June 24, 2011.…Continue
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So what Principal in Atlanta thought it would be a good idea for Gucci Mane to give a speech at Career Day?
Well that's just what happened!! Gucci Mane + 6th Graders = Well I just don't even know.
What do you…Continue
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Hit Play...Get It In!
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Take a few minutes and be a witness to this young woman's amazing story!
Added by Kenny Smoov on January 30, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments
A 15-year-old girl who performed with her high school band for President Obama at his 2nd Inauguration last week was shot and killed in the Kenwood area of Chicago Tuesday.
Hidaya Pendleton died just blocks from the high school she attended. The teenager was an honor…Continue
Roc Nation roster chick Rihanna has definitely been turning up her cover girl swag in 2013.
After ending 2012 with a nearly nekkid GQ cover and busting into the new year with 7 different Complex magazine covers, a fully-clothed Rih is now gracing the cover of Rolling…Continue
Added by Kenny Smoov on January 30, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
R&B star Chris Brown may be facing serious consequences from the late night parking lot brawl with Frank Ocean over the weekend.
The Odd Future member wants to press charges against Brown for allegedly attacking him on January 27, outside West Hollywood’s Westlake…Continue
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CLICK THE GOLD LIKE STAR BUTTON
This will let us know that you would like to win Front Row Tickets to see Mike Epps LIVE at the Municipal Auditorium.…Continue
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has lifted a ban that prohibited women from serving in combat, a congressional source tells NPR's Tom Bowman. The move opens up thousands of front-line positions.
Citing "senior defense officials," the AP adds:…Continue
Added by Kenny Smoov on January 23, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
A mother is looking for justice, after she says her daughter was jumped outside her middle school by three people, and it was all caught on video.
The alleged assault took place outside Dana Middle School in San Pedro.
The 12-year-old daughter admits she was planning to fight a fellow student after school, but when she got to the meeting place,…Continue
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A young girl who was shot in the head by another young child died from her wound on Tuesday, the Kansas City Star reported. Trinity Ross, 4, was shot on January 10 in her Kansas City home while her stepmother was babysitting three other children. All of the children were under…Continue
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Amidst the festivities of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, reports are surfacing that during the President’s ceremony yesterday, Beyonce lip-synced the “Star Spangled Banner” to a pre-recorded track.
According to Page Six of the New York Post, a…Continue
Added by Kenny Smoov on January 23, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments
It’s a patient’s worst nightmare. A Harlem woman is suing a doctor for informing her she was HIV positive, the Huffington Post reports.
The 31-year-old woman is identified in the lawsuit as “Jane Doe” to protect her…Continue
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