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NAIROBI, Kenya– Wangari Maathai, the first African woman recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, died after a long struggle with cancer, the environmental organization she founded said Monday. She was 71. Obama Donates Nobel Peace Prize Money To Charities The Day Obama Won The Nobel Peace Prize Compared To Today Kenya’s most recognizable woman, Maathai […]

National

    If you’re a frequent user of Facebook, and while you look at what your friend’s are up to, you’ll probably see status updates like this: THIS IS OFFICIAL… IT WAS EVEN ON THE NEWS… FACEBOOK WILL START CHARGING DUE TO THE NEW PROFILE CHANGES… IF YOU COPY THIS ON YOUR WALL YOUR ICON […]

National

In America, we idolize our favorite sports stars for their astounding athleticism, tireless work ethic and upstanding sportsmanship in the face of competition. In many communities, our favorite athletes become the role models we use to shape our own character. Still, every so often we get a glimpse into their more human sides — the buzzer […]

National

This week, we released the results of a Your Black World Survey in which the majority of Black respondents (56.9 percent) felt that President Obama should have spoken up on behalf of the late Troy Davis. Many throughout the world, including former FBI Director William Sessions and former President Jimmy Carter felt the execution was […]

National

Count this as round number two of recent deaths to shock the world this fall. Singer/songwriter and longtime collaborative force in the worlds of gospel and pop music Jessy Dixon has reportedly passed away today at the age of 73. According to official details from his family and the Chicago Tribune, the cause of Dixon’s […]

National

The judge presiding over the Michael Jackson wrongful death case against Dr. Conrad Murray has barred some key testimony and evidence about the singer’s personal life. Jackson’s child-molestation case and his debt will not be mentioned during the case, amongst other details and testimonies by people close to Jackson,  reports TheDailyBeast.com. There will be no […]

National

West coast rap legend Jayo Feleony is under investigation by  authorities for allegedly squatting in a foreclosed mansion in the Hollywood Hills. Residents of the the neighborhood claim the rapper illegally entered the property and has since disturbed the community with his loud music and rampant marijuana smoking, which neighbors say they can smell from […]

National

Philadelphia Eagles superstar QB Michael Vick is known for many things — his one-of-a-kind athletic ability, his stint in jail for dogfighting, and the great comeback story we are all currently witnesses to with the Super Bowl favorite Eagles. But many people know about Michael Vick the quarterback and the statistics that come along with it. […]

National

With President Barack Obama’s recent presentation at the Congressional Black Caucus gala this past weekend, there’s a major division from within the black community and other opposing groups who claim Obama may have been out of line. On the same token, many are saying the authority and sincerity he spoke with during the CBC gala […]

National

I deal with a lot of non-black people. A lot of Blacks working in corporate or other professional fields do too. It’s not a complaint… I’m just stating my reality. But there’s something that happens when you deal with a lot of non-Blacks and then jump back into Black surroundings. I make references that I […]

Sports

With football season now in full swing, pro-athlete Michael Vick is at the center of conversations this Monday morning after a recent injury caused quite an uproar in the press when he spoke about it what he thinks is happening. Michael Vick. Photo: Getty Images Vick hit the ground pretty hard in two games – […]

National

NEW YORK — Rapper and businessman Jay-Z real name Shawn Carter has plans to bring Madison Square Garden Knicks fans to Brooklyn. Jay-Z also says that the Nets will change their name when they come to Brooklyn next year. Jay-Z Secret Son Rumors End As Source Recants DNA Claim Racist? Alec Baldwin Tweets The N-Word […]