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The NFL Domestic Violence Firestorm: “There Are No Sidelines, Only Sides”

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I’ve often said on my show that domestic violence is a silent epidemic. Right now, in the aftermath of the NFL controversy surrounding several players’ involvement in domestic abuse cases, it’s anything but silent. We have arrived at a teachable moment in America for both adults and children. Since the sickening video surfaced of Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice ... Read More »

DEA Chief Michele Leonhart Struggles To Explain Position On Drug Sentencing Reform

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WASHINGTON — The top official at the Drug Enforcement Administration struggled to explain her position on drug sentencing reforms that are backed by her bosses in the Obama administration during a House hearing Thursday. In her first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee in over two years, DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart pivoted several times when asked whether she supported the ... Read More »

Full audio of actress Daniele Watts being detained for allegedly having sex in public revealed: ‘I know my rights … I played a cop on TV’

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The “Django Unchained” actress handcuffed in Los Angeles last week told police she didn’t have to follow their script because she had her own, new audio obtained by the Daily News reveals. “I know my rights … I played a cop on TV, and I know when somebody asks for your ID, you’re not required to give it,” actress Daniele ... Read More »

4 Black People Receive the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

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Four black Americans will be among those receiving a no-strings-attached, $625,000 stipend—paid out in installments over the next five years—to keep doing what they do best: being geniuses. That’s right, the MacArthur Foundation named 21 “extraordinarily creative people” as the 2014 recipients of its annual MacArthur Fellows Program—widely referred to as the “genius” grants. Four African Americans are among this ... Read More »

Fraternity Makes Sëxual Reference About Michael Sam Getting the ‘D,’ Upsets LGBT Students

Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at LSU makes inappropriate reference to Michael Sam upsets LGBT organizations www.blacklikemoi.com

Reported by Nigel Boys Apparently, some members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity at Louisiana State University think nothing of displaying banners outside their building that are meant to upset or enrage people after terrifying events. They even posted a game day banner reading “Getting Massacred Is Nothing New to Kent St.” before their game against Kent State University last ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Columbus Short plans to file appeal in domestic violence case, says wife is ‘just upset, a woman scorned’

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Former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short wants a do-over in his domestic violence case. In an exclusive interview with the Daily News, the actor said he never hurt his wife during a fight last February and was “under duress” when he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor spousal battery last month. The plea led to a sentence of three years probation, 30 ... Read More »

Roger Goodell blasted by Gloria Allred for failing to act on allegations that Brandon Marshall assaulted his ex-girlfriend in 2007

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Embattled NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was hit with fresh charges Wednesday that he failed to act after another football superstar was accused of beating up his girlfriend. Brandon Marshall, who now plays for the Chicago Bears, was arrested once — and questioned by police several more times — for abusing former girlfriend Rasheeda Watley, celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred said. But ... Read More »