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Mississippi plants seeds to elect state’s first woman to Congress

Mississippi plants seeds to elect state’s first woman to Congress

Jennifer Gregory is headed to Rutgers University later this week to scope out a program that trains women to run for office. She plans to set up a similar program back in Mississippi.....
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Why White Folks Love Hidden Figures

Why White Folks Love Hidden Figures

This is the untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (played by Taraji P Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) — brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit....
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The Warriors are reportedly mad the Thunder didn’t celebrate the returning Kevin Durant

The Warriors are reportedly mad the Thunder didn’t celebrate the returning Kevin Durant

The intense emotions and extreme reactions that surrounded Durant’s decision to move to the Golden State Warriors last offseason made it certain that his first game back in front of 20,000 exes would not feature a pleasant atmosphere...
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Lamar Odom is sober and full of regret

Lamar Odom is sober and full of regret

Lamar Odom knows he is lucky to be alive. The former basketball player and reality star has given his first extensive interview since he collapsed in a Nevada brothel in 2015...
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Florida Senator Frank Artiles Resigns After Calling Black Colleague A Nigga

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

Republican state Sen. Frank Artiles (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

Not sure if Senator Frank Artiles was being disrespectful or simply trying to impress his Black co-workers. Either way, the Florida lawmaker for a private conversation he had last week at the Governors Club near the Capitol. Talking with Sens. Audrey Gibson and Perry Thurston, he was said to used vulgarity and the “N-Word” to describe fellow colleague Senate President Joe Negron. They filed a complaint which led to the resignation of Artiles. To read more about this story click here.  

Video Extra >>> Donell Jones: “Where I Wanna Be”

Donell Jones: “Where I Wanna Be”

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Video of the Day >>> Tower Heist [Full Movie]

Tower Heist [Full Movie]

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Massachusetts State Chemist Contributes to Mass Incarceration of Blacks And Poor Folks By Fabricating Evidence In Over 21,000 Drug Cases

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

BOSTON – NOVEMBER 22: Annie Dookhan, former state chemist who mishandled drug evidence, entered a guilty plea during her court hearing at Suffolk Superior Court. (Photo by David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

A Massachusetts  state chemist by named of Annie Dookhan falsified reports and fabricated evidence in over 21,000 cases according to atlanticblackstar.com. The ACLU of Massachusetts indicated that her misconduct impacted approximately 24,000 drug cases.   “Over 24,000 cases from eight years, and they called her superwoman because she was doing the bidding of the system of mass incarceration and the war on drugs. If it were anything else, if it were for rich people, for white people, this would not be allowed to stand” said staff attorney Carl Williams of ACLU of Massachusetts. To read more about this story click here.

Lil Wayne on Roc Nation Deal: Jay Z Just Wants to Help Me

By Peter A. Berry

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Lil Wayne set the rap world ablaze when he recently announced his new allegiance to Jay Z and his Roc Nation label. Would Weezy’s new alliance mean plenty of new music from he and Hov? Would Hov free Weezy from the contractual grasp of Birdman? Would we be getting Tha Carter V sooner than we thought? Read More

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Video Extra #5 >>> Kendrick Lamar sells 610,000 copies with ‘DAMN’ first week. He has the highest 1st week #’s of 2017.

Kendrick Lamar sells 610,000 copies with ‘DAMN’ first week. He has the highest 1st week #’s of 2017.

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Video Extra #4 >>> Gucci Mane & Nicki Minaj: ‘Make Love’

Gucci Mane & Nicki Minaj: ‘Make Love’

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Chance The Rapper Taps King Louie and DJ Oreo for Be Encouraged Tour

By C. Vernon Coleman II

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Back in February, Chance The Rapper revealed he would be going on a 40-city tour in April. Now, Chano has released the dates for the jaunt, which will feature special guests King Louie and DJ Oreo. Read More

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