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Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker Coming to Daytime Talk

Daytime television is about to get a lot better looking.  

Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe will debut a brand-new talk show on Fox called The Boris &&Nicole Show. The series will have a summer test run starting July 6 in select markets, like New York and Los

16 Womanly Wisdoms for My 16-Year-Old Daughter

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I am the daughter of Marie. The granddaughter of Mildred. The great-granddaughter of Ida. The great-great-granddaughter of Lula Mae. The niece of Virginia, Barbara and Janet. The object of affections showered by no fewer than 10 church mothers who smiled encouragement du

Two women's lives intersect after relatives killed

When people are faced with overwhelming trauma in their lives, some become consumed by their difficulties, while others emerge stronger for it. In special circumstances, they may find their destiny, and seek to heal the world and make all of us stronger.

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Economic Democracy: People Power and Cooperative Alternatives for a Sustainable Black Future

Ferguson Protest

For many people, the election of Barack Obama to the Presidency lent credibility to the argument that the United States is moving inexorably, if slowly and in fits and starts, towards a post-racial, color-blind society that affords equal opportunity to all. However, curren

The Power of Embodying Black Mastery and Our Full Leadership Potential

On February 1, 1960 four black students sat down at a segregated lunch counter I Greensboro, NC sparking one of Black America's largest waves of protest. By the end of February the sit-in movement had grown to thirty communities in seven states and by April had spread acro

City Of Cleveland Blames 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice For His Own Shooting Death By Cops

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What Happened When Detroit Youth Had Honest Conversations With Police

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As activists across the country question police tactics and the number of black men and boys killed by cops, a group in Detroit is hoping conversations with officers can begin to heal the mistrust some youth have toward authorities.

More than 50 teenagers, along with

Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker Coming to Daytime Talk

Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker Coming to Daytime Talk

Daytime television is about to get a lot better looking.  Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe will debut a brand-new talk show on Fox called The Boris & Nicole Show. The series will have a summer test run starting July 6 in select markets, like New York and Los Angeles. According to Daily Variety, the pair aim to focus on lifestyle and topical issues, in addition to featuring celebrity guests. “We met and fell in love...

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16 Womanly Wisdoms for My 16-Year-Old Daughter

16 Womanly Wisdoms for My 16-Year-Old Daughter

I am the daughter of Marie. The granddaughter of Mildred. The great-granddaughter of Ida. The great-great-granddaughter of Lula Mae. The niece of Virginia, Barbara and Janet. The object of affections showered by no fewer than 10 church mothers who smiled encouragement during my garbled Easter recitations and put daintily folded dollar bills in my patent leather purses. I am a student of the writing and thinking of Kierna Mayo, Danyel Smith, Joan Morgan, Denene Millner, Susan...

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Two women's lives intersect after relatives killed

Two women's lives intersect after relatives killed

When people are faced with overwhelming trauma in their lives, some become consumed by their difficulties, while others emerge stronger for it. In special circumstances, they may find their destiny, and seek to heal the world and make all of us stronger. Myrlie Evers-Williams and Sybrina Fulton are two great women whose achievements demand our attention. Although their personal stories are separated by five decades, these women share parallel lives. Thrust into a position of leadership...

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Economic Democracy: People Power and Cooperative Alternatives for a Sustainable Black Future

Economic Democracy: People Power and Cooperative Alternatives for a Sustainable Black Future

For many people, the election of Barack Obama to the Presidency lent credibility to the argument that the United States is moving inexorably, if slowly and in fits and starts, towards a post-racial, color-blind society that affords equal opportunity to all. However, current conditions expose a starkly different reality for the vast majority of people of African descent. In the 1950s and 1960s through the battles for Civil Rights and Black Liberation, Black people were seen...

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The Power of Embodying Black Mastery and Our Full Leadership Potential

The Power of Embodying Black Mastery and Our Full Leadership Potential

On February 1, 1960 four black students sat down at a segregated lunch counter I Greensboro, NC sparking one of Black America's largest waves of protest. By the end of February the sit-in movement had grown to thirty communities in seven states and by April had spread across the entire South, involving up to 50,000 participants. Over the next decade the leaders who emerged out of this wave of actions would carry out some of...

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City Of Cleveland Blames 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice For His Own Shooting Death By Cops

City Of Cleveland Blames 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice For His Own Shooting Death By Cops

Incredibly, the City of Cleveland responded on Friday to a lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by saying he was responsible for his own demise. The boy was shot dead by cops while he held a pellet gun. Reports Cleveland.com: The city, in its response, wrote that Tamir’s death on Nov. 22 and all of the injuries his family claims in the suit “were directly and proximately caused by their own acts, not this Defendant.” It also...

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What Happened When Detroit Youth Had Honest Conversations With Police

What Happened When Detroit Youth Had Honest Conversations With Police

As activists across the country question police tactics and the number of black men and boys killed by cops, a group in Detroit is hoping conversations with officers can begin to heal the mistrust some youth have toward authorities. More than 50 teenagers, along with their parents and grandparents, came to Triumph Church on Feb. 21 for Honor the Line, an event conducted by the BALL Foundation (Bridging Athletic, Learning and Life-Skills) to “bridge the gap between...

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North Korea test fires short-range missiles

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By Matt Siegel CANBERRA (Reuters) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cannot go on forever, Australia's deputy prime minister said, and discussions... Read more

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City Of Cleveland Blames 12-Year-Old Tam…

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City Of Cleveland Blames 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice For His Own Shooting Death By Cops

Incredibly, the City of Cleveland responded on Friday to a lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old... Read more

Eric Holder Says Race Is At Least Partly…

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Eric Holder Says Race Is At Least Partly To Blame For His Struggles With Republicans

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Harden's 33 points leads Rockets over Cavs 105-103 in OT (Yahoo Sports)

HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored 33 points for Houston and Cleveland star... Read more

Poulter, Casey share lead at rain-delaye…

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Poulter, Casey share lead at rain-delayed Honda Classic (Yahoo Sports)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. He still had... Read more

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another At…

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Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win (Yahoo Sports)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- The season just started. The calendar hasn't even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR... Read more

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Japanese firm behind Ebola drug says tes…

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Japanese firm behind Ebola drug says tests offer 'hope'

© AFP/File Kazuhiro Nogi Anti-influenza Avigan tablets, produced by Fujifilm's drug unit Toyama Chemical, are displayed in Tokyo, on October 22, 2014 Tokyo (AFP) -... Read more

'60 Minutes' airs brutal report detailin…

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'60 Minutes' airs brutal report detailing massive problems at Lumber Liquidators factories in China (LL)

@60Minutes "60 Minutes" just aired a brutal report outlining health and safety violations by Lumber Liquidators. The report said that Lumber Liquidators is selling laminate... Read more

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Casey, Poulter share lead at rain-soaked Honda Classic

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Warren Buffett fired a huge shot at the …

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Warren Buffett fired a huge shot at the private equity business (BRKA, BRKB)

Getty Images / Alex Wong Warren Buffett and David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of private equity giant The Carlyle Group. Berkshire Hathaway is a massive... Read more

Warren Buffett wishes he dumped Berkshir…

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Warren Buffett wishes he dumped Berkshire Hathaway back in 1964

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Why we need to hear Netanyahu

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Why we need to hear Netanyahu

In The Arena Not only is it his right to speak, he will touch off a needed debate on the... Read more

Grading the presidents on race

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As a black woman who has covered the White House beat since 1997, I have had an intimate view of... Read more

Eric Braverman tried to change the Clint…

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In December, the board of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation approved a salary of more than $395,000, plus... Read more

Politicking in America is nothing new fo…

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