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The crack-cocaine era of the 1980s was the genocidal pill that was administered to Black Americans following the advancements of the civil rights era. Millions of Black families lost their loved ones and even themselves to the powdery substance that could be injected or snorted. The “War on Drugs” that was started by President Richard Nixon…

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A Thanksgiving dinner turned into a murder after a woman killed her boyfriend for not sharing. This past Thanksgiving, Anenia Marie Hare, 47, of Minneapolis, invited Edward Caliph, 69, to her apartment for dinner. All was well until Caliph decided to light up a crack pipe. His actions enraged Hare because he allegedly did not…

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has died from a rare form of cancer. He was 46. When video emerged of Ford smoking crack and engaging in erratic behavior, he made international news in 2014. Ford was well-known in low-income sections of Toronto and was well liked by many of its residents.  After video evidence was shown of…

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Top Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen talked about his lifestyle in a “20/20” interview in 2011. According to Sheen, this was the year that he was diagnosed with HIV. His talk of “winning,” sex and his self-described “goddesses “ offer an insightful look into his recent admission that he is HIV positive.    

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During an interview this morning on NBC’s “Today” show, Charlie Sheen addressed rumors that he was HIV-positive. Sheen has been the subject of rumors for the past week and admitted to “Today” show host Matt Lauer that he is, in fact, HIV-positive. Sheen said that he’s been the subject of a barrage of personal attacks and untruths and that…

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For the past week, major news media outlets have been reporting that a major Hollywood male star may be HIV-positive. Because of the star’s popularity and playboy lifestyle fueled by drugs and booze, the fear is he may have unknowingly spread the virus. The National Enquirer and the Daily Mail are now reporting that it knows who…

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A tragedy occurred this week that seems to have escaped the mainstream media news cycle. On Sunday, Indianapolis police shot and killed an unarmed black teen suspected of a carjacking. The teen has been identified as 15-year-old Andre Green. Authorities stated that Green was shot when he “drove a vehicle” at officers. Green’s death makes him…

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The New York Department of Corrections apparently had a really bad apple on team. Authorities announced the arrest of Patricia Howard,43, this past weekend for dealing drugs at the infamous Manhattan Detention Center also known as “The Tombs.” The veteran corrections officer was allegedly dealing crack, prescription pills, cigarettes and marijuana through a network of inmates…

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    Bladenboro, North Carolina, is a small rural town whose population is 80 percent white and 18 percent Black. When Black teen, Lennon Lacy, started dating a 32-year-old white woman, it was the talk of the town. The town has a strong KKK presence and the Black residents have witnessed numerous KKK rallies throughout the years.…

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The death of Marion Barry this past weekend have many reflecting on his legacy and positive actions during the civil rights movement, as well as his tenure as mayor of Washington, D.C. However, one incident that was caught on video has tainted the life and death of this great leader. In 1990, Barry was seen…

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Former  D.C. Mayor Marion Barry died overnight at United Medical Center in Washington at the age of 78. Barry had gone to the hospital on Thursday complaining that he was not feeling well and was released; he died a few hours later. Barry was a four-term mayor of the nation’s capital and survived a series…

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Freeway Ricky Ross was one of the most notorious drug dealers of the 1980s. At the height of his career, he made close to $1 million per day selling cocaine. Ross was introduced to the cocaine business during the early 1980s and soon became business partners with a Nicaraguan supplier. Reportedly, the supplier was allowed…

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