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June 17, 2014

Are Black Women Being Overlooked By the Obama Administration?

Win McNamee/ Getty Images
Win McNamee/ Getty Images

Over at Salon, Britney Cooper writes that initiatives to address needs of LGBTQ people, black men and others are great. But the president is ignoring a key demographic that helped get him elected: black women. Continue reading “Are Black Women Being Overlooked By the Obama Administration?”

Tina and Teddy Campbell to Renew Their Wedding Vows

Tina and Teddy Campbell
Tina and Teddy Campbell

Wedding bells are ringing once again for reconciled couple Tina and Teddy Campbell. The award-winning Mary Mary singer revealed the big news on Instagram.

Continue reading “Tina and Teddy Campbell to Renew Their Wedding Vows”

In First Executions Since Botched Oklahoma Incident, 3 Inmates Are Scheduled to Die in Florida, Georgia and Missouri

John Ruthell Henry, Florida inmate  TWITTER
John Ruthell Henry, Florida inmate
TWITTER

Florida, Georgia and Missouri all have scheduled executions within the next 24 hours by lethal injection but refuse to say where they got the drugs for their cocktails and if they have been tested.  Continue reading “In First Executions Since Botched Oklahoma Incident, 3 Inmates Are Scheduled to Die in Florida, Georgia and Missouri”

J. Drew and Karen Clark Sheard Celebrate 30 Years of Marriage; DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good Mark 2-Year Anniversary

Sheards-Franklins

Monday, June 16th marked a very special day for two Christian couples, Bishop J. Drew and First Lady Karen Clark Sheard, as well as Minister DeVon Franklin and actress Meagan Good.

Continue reading “J. Drew and Karen Clark Sheard Celebrate 30 Years of Marriage; DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good Mark 2-Year Anniversary”

White Los Angeles Police Officer Allegedly says he Has No Regrets in Shooting Black Police Officer

Kevin Gaines and Frank Lyga  YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT
Kevin Gaines and Frank Lyga
YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT

Alleged recordings have surfaced of Los Angeles Police Department Detective Frank Lyga, in which the white cop proudly admits to killing a black off-duty cop and says that he “could have killed” more.  Continue reading “White Los Angeles Police Officer Allegedly says he Has No Regrets in Shooting Black Police Officer”

T.I. says Azealia Banks is ‘Bringing Attention to her Own Weaknesses’ with Insulting Tweets About his Wife, Tiny

T.I.
T.I.

If getting under T.I.’s skin was Azealia Banks’ ultimate goal over the past 24 hours, then she’s achieved it. Her nasty tweets about Tip’s wife, Tiny — which she continued to share and delete — prompted him to snap back with some threats and insults on Instagram, and then he really went off for the MTV News camera.

First of all, Tip called Banks “cowardly” for continuing to delete her messages.

“Any time we speak on certain matters that are above us, we merely bring attention to all of our weaknesses,” he said. “And her speaking on my family, I think people then look at her [like], this person who had this to say — let’s see what they looked like. Well, my word. You should’ve said that with a mask on.”

“Burn the baby pictures!” he added laughing.

The Atlanta rapper, who just premiered his latest single “Mediocre” (featuring Banks’ nemesis Iggy Azalea) doesn’t seem to be too phased by all the trolling. “Ever since this person has been introduced into the community, they do nothing but unnecessarily kick up dust and create controversy and confusion.”

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MTV

T.I. says Azealia Banks is ‘Bringing Attention to her Own Weaknesses’ with Insulting Tweets About his Wife, Tiny

T.I.
T.I.

If getting under T.I.’s skin was Azealia Banks’ ultimate goal over the past 24 hours, then she’s achieved it. Her nasty tweets about Tip’s wife, Tiny — which she continued to share and delete — prompted him to snap back with some threats and insults on Instagram, and then he really went off for the MTV News camera.

First of all, Tip called Banks “cowardly” for continuing to delete her messages.

“Any time we speak on certain matters that are above us, we merely bring attention to all of our weaknesses,” he said. “And her speaking on my family, I think people then look at her [like], this person who had this to say — let’s see what they looked like. Well, my word. You should’ve said that with a mask on.”

“Burn the baby pictures!” he added laughing.

The Atlanta rapper, who just premiered his latest single “Mediocre” (featuring Banks’ nemesis Iggy Azalea) doesn’t seem to be too phased by all the trolling. “Ever since this person has been introduced into the community, they do nothing but unnecessarily kick up dust and create controversy and confusion.”

Click here to continue reading…

SOURCE:   
MTV

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Is Demanding that Congress Do Something About Boko Haram

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call
Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, who led a congressional delegation to Nigeria last week, is demanding the U.S. government take further action against Boko Haram. Continue reading “Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Is Demanding that Congress Do Something About Boko Haram”

Tiger Woods Begins Hitting Full Shots, Still No Timetable for Return to Competitive Play

(Photo: Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports)
(Photo: Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods, 11 weeks removed from back surgery that forced him to miss the Masters, a title defense at The Players Championship and the U.S. Open, has begun hitting full shots, including his driver, his agent confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday.

Continue reading “Tiger Woods Begins Hitting Full Shots, Still No Timetable for Return to Competitive Play”

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