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Spring Break in Thailand? Prague? Or the Caribbean? We got time for that. It's hard to believe that Spring Break is right around the corner.… [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 3:03 pm
Source: Global Grind
An Australian skydiving instructor is being hailed a hero after saving one of his students who had a seizure while free-falling. According to BuzzFeed, 22-year-old Christopher… [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:56 pm
Source: Global Grind
Monday, March 2, 2015 marks Read Across America Day, which is an annual event that coincides with Dr. Seuss' birthday and is celebrated nationally. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Incorporate these guides and [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:51 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Ku Klux Klan fliers are rattling a city in Washington state, after residents found the anti-Muslim propaganda thrown in their driveways last month. “You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake!” read the front of the fliers, while the back contained Islamophobic hate speech, according to the local NBC affiliate, [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:50 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Madonna has reigned supreme over award shows since first rolling around at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1984, and now she has some advice for Kanye West: calm down. "Don't go to awards shows looking for justice," Madonna said in a new interview with Rolling Stone. "That's like trying to [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:50 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
She also offered an update on the case. The post Exclusive: “Django” Actress Daniele Watts Discusses The Impact Her Run-In With The LAPD Had On Her Relationship And Career appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:38 pm
Source: Madam Noire
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal investigation of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to allege patterns of racial bias in the city's mostly white department. But the probe, nearing release, is likely to stop short of charging the officer whose shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old touched off weeks [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:30 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Last year, I gave more than $10,000 to my church, $1,500 to Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and $150 dollars to my alma mater, Morgan State University. In the time it will take me to finish this column, I could have driven to Morgan, walked into the development office, pledged [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:27 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
In what marks the seventh fatal shooting involving St. Louis-area cops since Michael Brown's death last August, a Wellston police officer mortally injured a man during a traffic stop… [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:26 pm
Source: Global Grind
It's finally here! Less than a week after debuting “All Day” at the 2015 Brit Awards, the CD Quality version of Kanye's Allan Kingdom-assisted song has arrived. Premiered… [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:22 pm
Source: Global Grind
Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall has died. Hall, 67, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer last June. Hall has worked as the superintendent of schools in Queens, New York; Newark, New Jersey and was appointed superintendent of the Atlanta Public Schools in 1999. In 2009, the American Association of School [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:21 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Black Lives Matter leaders brilliantly reframed Black History Month, Black Future Month, to focus on a separate cultural or political issue facing African Americans every day in February. It was so appropriate, so smart, to set aside time to not only grapple with a large set of issues--indelibly linked to the [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:13 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Find out why she's over it. The post Amber Rose Says You Won't See Pictures Of Her Son On Social Media Ever Again appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 2:07 pm
Source: Madam Noire
In mid-march 1965, six of us from New England colleges showed up at the SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) office in Montgomery, Alabama, on our way to the Selma to Montgomery March. Stokely Carmichael told us, "What are you going to Selma for... we need you here!" So like dutiful [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:51 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
The United States is having a clean energy moment. From the White House, to American households, to corporations and civil rights organizations -- the promotion of more widespread adoption of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, is being touted far and wide. As we continue to embrace [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:48 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Last night, PARTYNEXTDOOR returned to New York City to perform in front of a sold out crowd at Irving Plaza. The Canadian crooner performed in… [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:38 pm
Source: Global Grind
An Ohio family lost a third child to carbon monoxide poisoning on Sunday after four of the children were exposed to the gas, CBS News reports. Jakia Jones, 13, passed away on Sunday, two days after the initial incident. [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:28 pm
Source: The Root
In an important moment of bipartisanship, Congress unanimously passed a bill this month that honors the thousands of people who marched for voting rights 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, with the Congressional Gold Medal, Congress' highest civilian honor. This legislation was co-sponsored by 149 Republicans and 227 Democrats. On March [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:22 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Do you think she should have stepped up in some way during the dinner confrontation? The post “I Don't Know How I All Of A Sudden Became The Enemy”: Has Kandi Been A Bad Friend To Phaedra? appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:22 pm
Source: Madam Noire
On March 7, many in the United States will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma for voting rights. President Obama, Congressman John Lewis, and 95 members of Congress will join community and faith leaders and ordinary citizens to march through Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Marion. [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015 1:19 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices

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