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Officials in St. Louis County, Missouri, said they are “looking into” allegations of misconduct on the grand jury hearing the case against Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. The county prosecutor's office received information Wednesday morning suggesting that a juror may have discussed evidence [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 8:47 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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Black celebrities in the worlds of art and entertainment are winning! Our little darling Quvenzhane Wallis is beefing up her resume and becoming quite the wanted talent. Following her Beast of the Southern Wild Oscar nomination, the young lady will be starring alongside Jamie Foxx in the remixed version of Annie. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 6:56 pm
Source: Jet
Time Is Illmatic
Nas' eternal classic debut album gets diced and dissected in Time Is Illmatic, a 10-years-in-the-making documentary by director One9 and writer Erik Parker. The film does more than merely dive into the rhymes and melodies on wax; it brilliantly tells the life and times of one of the most [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 6:44 pm
Source: Vibe Magazine
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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. More details emerge about the first confirmed case of Ebola [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 6:30 pm
Source: Jet
Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. We cannot leave it to others to write our stories for us; we all have the right, and the responsibility, to write. This was my main takeaway from Nigerian writer Chimamanda's wise and powerful TED Talk, which argues beautifully the [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 6:21 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Fifty-one years ago, September 15, 1963, a coward murdered four little girls in an African-American church in Birmingham. It was an act of terrorism, an attempt to stem the rising tide of the civil rights movement. America -- black and white -- reacted in horror, anger, revulsion, determination. For President [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 6:11 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
She had a new talk show, became the first Black Cinderella on Broadway, will appear in a big 'Vanity Fair' coffee table book, and more. The post MN BOSSES, Entertainment: Keke Palmer, Actress & Singer appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:59 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Goddard College made waves when it announced this week the invite of alumnus and convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to give its commencement speech. The prison chief, along with the slain policeman's widow, are upset. In a HuffPost Live roundtable Wednesday, Will Creeley — the Director of Legal and Public Advocacy [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:54 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
50 Cent, the television star? Who would have guessed. And yet, here we are. In a world where 50 Cent matters more on TV then he does musically.… [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:50 pm
Source: Global Grind
Black entrepreneurship is on a steady rise with more African Americans deciding to go into business for themselves. Today, minority businesses make up almost 15 percent of this country's 28 million small businesses and employ 5.9 million workers in the United States. From 2002 to 2007, the number of black-owned businesses [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:38 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Have you ever been in this situation? The post Ask A Very Smart Brotha: Should I End My Friends With Benefits Relationship? appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:37 pm
Source: Madam Noire
The League of Young Voters, in conjunction with AllHipHop, ThoughtWorks, and HandsUp United held a breakfast during BET's Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta, Ga., in honor of those… [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:35 pm
Source: Global Grind
Tyler Perry is thrilled about becoming a dad for the first time, but the actor-writer-director isn't quite as excited about the prospect of watching his baby come into the world. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:27 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Fortunately, many were able to fight back. The post Robin Thicke And 15 More Celebrities Who Nearly Lost Everything to Alcoholism appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:22 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Stalley's living a dope dealer's dream. From flying in private jets to buying the most expensive cars, the Ohio native is living the life and gearing… [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:14 pm
Source: Global Grind
A Jacksonville, Florida jury has found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 shooting for African-American teen, Jordan Davis.The jury took a little over five hours to reach the verdict, reports the Associated Press.Back in February a separate jury found Dunn guilty of four charges, including three for [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:05 pm
Source: Essence
Though teen birth rates have dropped in the past several decades, more than 750,000 girls between the ages of 15 and 19 still get pregnant in the United States each year. But what would happen if young women were simply given free birth control and educated about the best contraceptive [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:05 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
It seems like all Wiz Khalifa needs in this life of sin is him, an excessive amount of weed, a tight pair of jeans, baby… [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:04 pm
Source: Global Grind
She tells him what we've all been trying to say for years--GROW UP ALREADY. The post “Sometimes I Can't Believe We Have The Same Mom And Dad”: Brandy Checks Ray J About His Petty Treatment Of Teairra Mari appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 5:02 pm
Source: Madam Noire
More and more young couples are setting rules and guidelines on social media and how it will play a part in their married life. The post Do You Need A Social Media Prenup? appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 4:59 pm
Source: Madam Noire

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