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Source: Putin believes ‘House of Cards’ is based on fact

By |May 28th, 2017|

(Getty Images)In case you are behind the times, House of Cards is a fictional series about a president with Machiavellian skill at getting what he wants. Ask Vladimir Putin though and he will tell you that this is no fiction, the show in based on reality. He even told his defense chiefs to watch it [...]

Homosexuality In Kemet? Forgotten BLACK HISTORY Facts…

By |May 28th, 2017|

A look at a few forgotten, but no less important, Black/African historical facts as told by historian, Ashra Kwesi. Was the original statue of liberty black?

Prince Harry hosts Obama in London in wake of Manchester bombing

By |May 28th, 2017|

In this handout photo issued by Kensington Palace, Prince Harry (left) poses with former US President Barack Obama following a meeting at Kensington Palace on May 27, 2017 in London. (Photo by Kensington Palace via Getty Images) Prince Harry hosted Obama at Kensington Palace in London on Saturday. There, “they discussed a range of shared [...]

Home Depot Co-Founder Says People Use Food Stamps to Buy Marijuana, Cocaine

By |May 28th, 2017|

Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone asked how the government could ensure food stamps are being used for food.(Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone is in hot water after accusing food stamp recipients of using the government-issued funds to buy drugs and get high. “Hell, people use food stamps to buy marijuana — [...]

Oprah celebrates young black women by attending their grad ceremonies

By |May 27th, 2017|

(Instagram)As graduation season marches on, Oprah Winfrey is making it a point to attend all of the graduation ceremonies for the girls who attended her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy in South Africa and are graduating this year from universities or colleges in the United States. Speaking exclusively to The Huffington Post, Oprah opened up about the inspiration she [...]

White House to Appeal Block of Muslim Travel Ban to Supreme Court

By |May 26th, 2017|

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Trump administration will take a federal appeals court’s block of its Muslim travel ban to the Supreme Court. (Photo courtesy of Powerline Blog)Following another defeat for President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim travel ban in a federal appeals court on May 25, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the administration [...]

Ben Carson Says Poverty Largely “A State of Mind” And It’s Problematic

By |May 25th, 2017|

Dr. Ben Carson speaks at a Sirius XM Town Hall with Armstrong Williams. (Getty Images)In a recent interview on Sirius XM, Dr. Ben Carson says poverty can be blamed to a “large extent” on people’s “state of mind.” The neurosurgeon and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development drew heat (and some praise) for his comments. [...]

Proposal to Increase Black Ownership of Mines to Combat Effects of Apartheid Raises Investment Fears

By |May 25th, 2017|

South African President Jacob Zuma appeared at the 2009 World Economic Forum. (Wikimedia Commons)South Africa’s mines minister may be seeking to increase the share of the country’s required Black ownership in mining assets to 30 percent, up from 26 percent, raising investment fears, according to Bloomberg News. The news organization, citing two people familiar with [...]

Black People Are Under Attack For Teaching Their History In Schools

By |May 25th, 2017|

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‘I Feel Wonderful’ Says Philadelphia Man Exonerated After Serving 24 Years In Prison

By |May 25th, 2017|

Shaurn Thomas was sent to prison after being wrongfully convicted of murder. (Photo by Steven M. Falk/ Philly.com)A Philadelphia man was all smiles Tuesday, May 23, as he walked out of prison just hours after being exonerated of a murder he didn’t commit. Shaurn Thomas, who’s spent the past 24 years of his life behind bars, [...]