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10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson


Beloved singer, entertainer, and songwriter Michael Jackson and his unfortunate passing in June of 2009 shocked the globe, with fans across various nations still mourning the loss of the “King Of Pop.” With his brand still strong and his legacy largely intact, Jackson was as enigmatic as he was talented. 786 more words

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Hillary Clinton's Refusal To Address Ferguson Isn't Shrewd, It's Cowardly

I’m as excited over the prospects of casting a vote for Hillary Clinton for president as I am being given a pedicure with a butcher’s knife. 809 more words

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Kill A Black Teen And Make Six Figures Soon After

When you shoot and kill an unarmed Black teenager, you can expect the racists of America to crack their piggy banks open and reward you a six-figure sum. 645 more words

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Ferguson School District Welcomes Students Back To School

 

 

Five-year-old Rasiyah Buckley was eager to show off her “first day” outfit as she walked to the rear entrance of Griffith Elementary.

Rasiyah wore her black slippers adorned with a rim of white jewels, black jeans, a belted blue shirt, and last but not least, a smile under her head of cascading braids with pride. 936 more words

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Missouri Lt. Governor Wants 'Anglo-American Justice'

While I can appreciate Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder (R) (pictured) not agreeing with Ferguson Mayor James Knowles’ foolish claims that “there is not a racial divide in the city of Ferguson,” I’m weary of anyone who uses phrases like “Anglo-American civilization.” Repeatedly at that with a selective interpretation of history, that when used, (indirectly or not) makes the ugly insinuation that those protesting in the streets of Ferguson are outliers. 642 more words

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Why Do Compton Campus Police Officers Need AR-15 Rifles?

So many mistakes have been made in the name of “keeping the peace.” Such is the case for the school board in Compton, Calif., who reportedly… 659 more words

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Black People Have A Right To Be Raging Mad

Whatever perverse view the Ferguson police officer had of Michael Brown — and all Black men like him — before taking his life and leaving him to lay in his blood for hours afterward, his mother has made sure to counter such characterizations.  923 more words

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