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May 1, 2014

Queen Latifah to Star In and Produce HBO Biopic of Blues Singer Bessie Smith

"Pariah's" Dee Rees will pen the script and direct the telepic for the cable network. Queen Latifah is heading to HBO. The rapper, actress, and talk show host will star in and exec produce a Bessie Smith biopic for the... Continue Reading →

President of Los Angeles NAACP, Leon Jenkins, Resigns Over Decision to Give Donald Sterling a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP has resigned, following scrutiny of his decision to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights. According to the national leader of the nation’s oldest... Continue Reading →

Mike D’Antoni Resigns as Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers; Magic Johnson Tweets “Happy Days Are Here Again!”

For anyone who didn't understand why Mike D'Antoni might have wanted out before, it took only 40 minutes after news of his resignation as Los Angeles Lakers coach first broke to become painfully clear. That's how long Magic Johnson waited... Continue Reading →

184 Injured, 2 Dead from Explosion at Florida Jail

State and federal officials are investigating the cause of an explosion that killed two inmates and injured 184 at a northwest Florida jail. Three inmates missing in the chaos after the apparent gas explosion late Wednesday at the Escambia County Central Booking... Continue Reading →

Why America’s Future Does Not Lie With Any Political Decision, But In the Hands (and on the Knees) of Christians

America’s future does not lie with the next election, a political process or a political party. America’s future will be determined by how the people of God respond to the current crises in our land. Will we humble ourselves and... Continue Reading →

55 Colleges and Universities in America Face Federal Sex Assault Probes

From huge state universities to small colleges and the Ivy League, 55 schools across America are facing federal investigation for the way they handle sexual abuse allegations by their students. For the first time, the Education Department revealed its list... Continue Reading →

Mars Hill Pastor, Mike Wilkerson, Abruptly Leaves Church and Moves Out of State

With so much controversy surrounding Mars Hill Senior Pastor Mark Driscoll in recent months, it may not surprise some that one of its pastors is suddenly leaving. Members recently learned of the abrupt departure of Mike Wilkerson, the director of... Continue Reading →

19 People Dead After Car Bomb Goes Off in Nigeria

An apparent car bomb attack on Thursday killed at least 19 people and injured many more in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, police say. The blast happened in Nyanya suburb, near a motor park where at least 70 people died in... Continue Reading →

Researchers Say Divorce Is Becoming Contagious

Forget about the flu that has been going around – there is something else that is contagious and could put your marriage in jeopardy. As CBS 2’s Tracee Carrasco reported, a study from Brown University suggested that divorce is contagious,... Continue Reading →

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