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10 things you may not know about Eric Garner

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By Marie Seva Garner knew his wife, Esaw “Pinky” Garner, since their childhood days. They have been a couple for more than two decades and they have been blessed with six children, the youngest, being a daughter named “Legacy,” who was born only three months prior to Garner’s death. Here are a few things that you may not know about Mr. ... Read More »

Man arrested for depositing money into his own bank account

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By La Verne Amigo One Saturday morning, Toronto resident Frantz St. Fleur was depositing a check at Scotiabank, his bank for almost a decade, when the police swooped in to arrest him. The check the Toronto man deposited was for $9,000.00, a refund for a deposit after a condo purchase he made in April fell through. Reports state that when ... Read More »

Single Mothers: 6 Six ways to raise a sorry-azz black man

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins A lot of people are not going to like what I have to say, but let me start by saying this:I really don’t give a &*^%.   These words come from a man who has seen too many black men grow up to become irresponsible, self-absorbed, excessively entitled, weak men, largely because they were coddled at ... Read More »

Malcolm X talks about how white media manipulates black people

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In this speech, Malcolm speaks about the media and how black people are judged.  Malcolm talks about the fact that there are hundreds of millions of black people around the world, yet white supremacy continues to control their thinking. He also mentions the way that white Americans control the existence of black people through commerce, politics, media and other institutions. ... Read More »

Anonymous steals picture of St. Louis chief’s son with Confederate flag

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The hacker group Anonymous made threats early into the Michael Brown investigation that they were going to disrupt the electronic systems and IT infrastructure of the town until the city decided to do the right thing.  They’ve been keeping their promise, releasing information periodically about the families of the officers at the top of the chain of command, and shutting ... Read More »

Raynard Jackson: Blacks Need More Racists

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By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist A few weeks ago, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) made a stunning announcement that caused a lot of consternation in the Black community. UNCF had accepted a $ 25 million contribution from Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation. Under normal circumstances, David and Charles Koch – the brothers who control the two entities ... Read More »

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