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Dollar Tree Haul ~ BLACK HISTORY MONTH EDITION (BOOKS)

By |April 21st, 2017|

everything looks more glam in (1080p) HD!**♡ To honor Black History Month I wanted to feature some books that feature prolific leaders, and encounters with ...

Arkansas Supreme Court, with Help from Conservative Judge, Stays Execution of Another Inmate

By |April 20th, 2017|

Ledell Lee (Benjamin Krain/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly 12 years wasn’t thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here but instead by a state Supreme Court that’s been the focus of expensive campaigns by conservative groups to [...]

TheGrio partners with HBCU SpringComing for its annual return to NYC

By |April 20th, 2017|

(Photo Credit: Chuckmarcus Photography)It’s back, and better than ever! NYC will be transformed into your favorite HBCU for the third annual HBCU SpringComing this weekend. With a wide range of events taking place April 21-23, the three-day “Homecoming in the Spring” will bring together more than 4,000 alumni and friends of Historically Black Colleges and [...]

Brooklyn principal charged with assault for punching, kicking student

By |April 19th, 2017|

(Screen capture)A Brooklyn principal was charged with assault after he punched and kicked a 7-year-old student. Machael Spencer-Edwards saw the boy running in the hallways wearing a banned hoodie and hitting staff. So, Edwards, who is 6-foot-3, went to the lunchroom and dragged him out into the hallway, forcing the cowering boy to the ground [...]

(Exclusive) Cathy Woolard Wants to Make a Comeback to Elected Office As Atlanta Mayor

By |April 19th, 2017|

Atlanta Black Star’s editorial staff is conducting a series of interviews with Atlanta mayoral candidates for the upcoming 2017 November election. After interviewing each candidate, we will endorse one based on how their policy ideas will impact our readership. Cathy Woolard, has been a known entity in Atlanta politics for 20 years. She was first elected [...]

Chris Brown allegedly punches photographer, threatened with lawsuit

By |April 18th, 2017|

Singer Chris Brown attends the NYLON Midnight Garden Party at a private residence on April 10, 2015 in Bermuda Dunes, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for NYLON)Bennie Vines, the photographer who was allegedly “sucker punched” by Chris Brown, is preparing a lawsuit against the singer and is also pressing charges with the police. Vines claimed [...]

Black History Movies – Rabbit-Proof Fence

By |April 18th, 2017|

This is a black history month movie review on: Rabbit-Proof Fence You all should get this movie I found it on Amazon for $2.99.

The Occupation No One Cares About: Morocco’s Continued Occupation of the Western Sahara

By |April 17th, 2017|

The Western Sahara flag being held up toward a Morocco military outpostIt is unsettling that there is very little discussion of substantive issues facing the continent of Africa, not only in the mainstream U.S. media, but in the African-American media, as well. In the Black media, it often feels as if, upon liberation from white minority [...]

All Lanes Blocked on I-20 West Bound After Highway Buckles

By |April 17th, 2017|

Dekalb Police shut down all lanes of I-20 West on Monday after the road buckled. Image courtesy of WSB-TV/Twitter.The City of Atlanta is literally falling apart. All lanes of I-20 West were blocked around 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 17, after an underground gas leak caused part of the highway to buckle, according to DeKalb County [...]

Sisqo releases ‘Thong Song’ remix in honor of LeBron James

By |April 16th, 2017|

(YouTube)As far as Sisqo is concerned there is only one player in the NBA worthy of the Most Valuable Player award and that player is Lebron James. On Thursday, he paired with sports personality Colin Cowherd to release a new and possibly improved version of his hit Thong Song in which he campaigns hard for [...]