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Tue, Sep 16, 2014 3:00 am
Source: The Root
Bill Cosby came under fire during his early professional years for not addressing race in his comedy routines. Journalist Mark Whitaker reveals in his new book, Cosby: His Life and Times, how the entertainer refused to label himself a black comedian, but he spent the bulk of his career fighting [...]
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 3:00 am
Source: The Root
We're sending him well wishes for a quick recovery. The post August Alsina Passes Out, Falls Off Stage During NYC Performance appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 12:43 am
Source: Madam Noire
Earlier
Just hours after Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson apologized for injuring one 4-year-old son, KHOU-TV in Houston reported that he has also been accused of injuring another 4-year-old son. Both alleged incidents of abuse involve Peterson administering corporal punishment. Peterson, who was indicted in a child injury case in [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 8:53 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
You can't expect others to be great friends when you haven't been one... The post It's Not Them, It's You: Signs You're Not As Good Of A Friend As You Thought appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 8:42 pm
Source: Madam Noire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.In the days [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 8:05 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Ray Rice
NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union on Tuesday will appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday “we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night.” That deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT. Rice [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 7:13 pm
Source: Jet
Well, minus the tomorrow, this is the question my daughter posed one evening after I'd given my best "educator mommy" talk at the beginning of the school year. You know the talk. It's meant to encourage our kids to strive harder in school, and to approach their studies with the [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 7:11 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
The state of New York could legalize marijuana for recreational use as early as 2015. State Sen. Liz Krueger (D) will reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session, which begins in January, her office confirmed to The Huffington Post on Monday. "We're definitely introducing the bill next [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 7:08 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
This author speaks on her own experiences trying to help someone in an abusive relationship. The post The Struggle Of Trying To Help A Domestic Violence Victim Who Doesn't Want Help appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 7:03 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Did Peterson take it too far? The post Adrian Peterson Releases Statement About Discipline And Child Abuse appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:38 pm
Source: Madam Noire
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Are you suffering from a case of too-many-news-sources-and-not-enough time? Don't worry, there's a cure. JET rounds up the relevant headlines of the day in entertainment, breaking news and lifestyle trends. Click and catch up here every evening with our Post-It Notes: 1. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reinstated despite child abuse charge. 2. [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:30 pm
Source: Jet
A mix of outrage, horror and despair probably best describes many people's responses to the recent coverage of and reactions to the violent assault of black women. It conjures up questions about how race may have played into it. Would Ray Rice been dropped from the Ravens quicker if the [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:28 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Reminding people to vote costs money. And to that end, the Democratic National Committee is spending a pretty penny—seven-figures worth—on a national media campaign to get the word out that there is indeed a midterm election coming up and that black, Latino, women, Asian and young Americans—who all show up [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:20 pm
Source: The Root
There are just some things that, as a business owner, you should never do. The post Making Diners Move Tables & Other Customer Service Fails Business Owners Must Avoid appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:18 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Let's get one thing clear: Ray J does not regret making his infamous sex tape with Kim Kardashian. However, he takes no pleasure in what its legend has become. "I personally don't think that's a road anybody should go down. I don't applaud myself for anything in that world," he [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:18 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
greg hardy
The NFL is becoming synonymous with domestic violence. Over the course of two weeks, the high-intensity contact sport has been in every news headline with highlights of domestic violence cases and player suspension. Hardy joins ex-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in domestic violence and [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 6:06 pm
Source: Jet
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
Oh, Robin, Robin, Robin. WHEN WILL YOU LEARN?! In a disposition concerning Robin Thicke's summer 2013 anthem “Blurred Lines,” the singer admitted to a drug and alcohol problem–saying he didn't do a “sober interview” in over a year. But wait, there's more. Williams is also denying he had any part of writing the hit [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 5:53 pm
Source: Jet
It has been more than half a century since the late, mid-20th-century black intellectual, Harem Renaissance author and cultural critic James Baldwin wrote his spellbinding 1963 work The Fire Next Time. Baldwin's work was riveting for its era. His essays examining the disturbing consequences of misunderstanding between blacks (then called [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 5:45 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Palm trees, flashing lights, and In-N-Out Burger. Those are just some of the things we love about California. This week in Nissan's Diaries of a… [...]
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 5:44 pm
Source: Global Grind

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