Poems/Spoken Word/Jokes

Hilarious Video of Melania Trump Slapping Away Donald Trump’s Hand Spark Divorce Rumors

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

Reports has surfaced that President Trump and his wife Melania have been planning a divorce. Claude Taylor, a former staff member for Bill Clinton administration has been reporting on Trump’s information with Russia broke the news about the divorce. She claimed that the news surfaced from another reporter in the mainstream media who wasn’t able to break the news independently. The rumor is that Trump and his wife agreed on divorce settlement before the election but changed their minds after Trump won the election. A video of Melania slapping Trump’s hand away have sparked those rumors again. To read more about this story click here

Four Things That You Always See When You Go To A Club/ Bar

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

Recently I decided to go out to a club for the first time in over a year. A friend of mine was basically saying that I have been living like a hermit. He has been inviting me to different parties and events and I been declining all the invitations. Not only haven’t been feeling like socializing, but I just haven’t been feeling like going to the same type of events, seeing the same people doing the same thing. However, last night I had a change of heart and decided once again to hit the nightlife scene. Not surprisingly, I saw the same thing that I saw last time I left a club.


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What is ‘sologamy’? People are now getting married to themselves

By: Catie Keck

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Happy woman in her bed (Shutterstock)

If you can’t find the perfect partner in someone else, why wait for the ring when you can get hitched to yourself? That, at least in part, seems to be the thought process behind “sologamy,” or the act of marrying oneself. Read More

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Black Male Leaders Shape Black Students

By Bryson Kantrell Green

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Bryson Kantrell Green

As the country celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, I’m grateful for the Black male educators in our low-income communities. They inspired me as a child and shaped my career path and they do the same for some many Milwaukee children.  Read More

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Future Writes Loving Note To Ciara On Mother’s Day — Read It Here

by Isha Thorpe

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Awww, now isn’t this sweet? Future wrote a special note to ex-fiancée Ciara on Mother’s Day yesterday (May 14), which shocked all of us.  Read More

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Dove’s New Diversity in Bottle Shapes Campaign Is Hilariously Stupid

By: Aimée Lutkin

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Dove is running out of ideas.

Have you ever been in the shower, picked up your smooth, perfect soap container and screamed, “I CAN’T LIVE UP TO THESE STANDARDS!”? You’re not smooth and cylindrical, you don’t have an easy to open spout, and when someone grabs you when you’re all sudsy and wet, you slip out of their hands and fall on the floor! Why do beauty companies torment us with this unrealistic portrayal of what real women’s bottles look like? Read More

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Farting In Front Of Your Romantic Partner Can Cause A Deeper Connection

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We know discussing farting is not everyone’s favorite subject. However it is a human occurrence that is inevitable. Firstwefeast.com talks the variations of farting and how what you eat determines the frequency and odor of your release. Click here to see how your diet and romance is influence by releasing gas.

National Fatherhood Organization Announces National Real Dads Read Day

First National Real Dads Read Day set for June 9, 2017, with a Focus on Children of Color

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Atlanta, GA-It wasn’t too long ago that Fathers Incorporated, a leading national nonprofit for the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood, launched its new initiative, Real Dads Read (RDR), in Atlanta, GA. The initial project objective was to create literacy centers in barbershops with the goal of encouraging father-child involvement through reading and improving literacy for young children. Today, with help from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, RDR has established 26 libraries in barbershops around metro Atlanta and 9 in Columbus, GA. In addition, 45 barbershops and partners engaged in a citywide book drive, collecting 2,245 books, which included a large donation from the Atlanta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi. Read More

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