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“All of Me” singer John Legend has ruled out running for president despite loving “being involved in politics.” Legend admitted the possibility has “very lightly” crossed his mind, and though he enjoys helping people and getting involved with social justice issues, he ultimately won’t ever campaign for office as he thinks there are “better” ways…

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According to Spike Lee, no country has “handled racism or slavery better than the US.” The 63-year-old filmmaker admits American society still witnesses “blatant acts of racism,” but he’s not sure if any other country is doing a better job of tackling discrimination. Spike said: “What other countries have handled racism or slavery better than…

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For the past 20 years, multiple Catholic priests have been exposed as child molesters that the Vatican and local archdioceses have protected. It has caused the reassignment or resignation of Cardinals, bishops and parish priests across the globe. The United States is no different when it comes to these pedophile priests that have silently plagued communities…

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Have you ever wanted to claim Wakanda as the part of Africa you represent in your heart? Well, when the 2020 Census is taken, you will be able to. Based in part on the fact that America continues to be a melting pot of cultures, the 2020 Census form will now ask a person identifying…

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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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President Trump announced plans today to abandon directives of the Paris Climate Agreement, the landmark climate change agreement that sets out plans to curb actions that contribute to global climate change. The agreement, originally signed in 2015 by President Barack Obama, was also agreed to by every country in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate…

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wants to run for president in 2020 and considers it to be a real possibility. The actor and wrestler, 45, believes he has what it takes to rule America and has been considering the idea of moving into politics “more and more” over the past year. He said, “I think that…

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According to a new report from the Electoral Integrity Project, a collective effort between Harvard University and the University of Sydney, North Carolina can no longer be classified as a functioning democracy. The EIP rated the state’s electoral integrity for this year’s election in the same low categories as “pseudo-democracies” such as Sierra Leone, Indonesia and Cuba. North…

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Zika virus, which hit the U.S. for the first time in January when the first case was reported in Texas, was common in parts of Africa and South East Asia. In 2007, Zika, which is spread to people via mosquito bites, has been making its way…

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President Barack Obama has taken on the issue of gun control to the dismay of the NRA and other gun advocates. Obama cited the fact that the U.S. Congress has failed to take action on the proliferation of gun violence and its aftermath despite the rash of mass shootings and deaths in the country. President Obama…

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One of the most popular gifts this Christmas holiday was the hoverboard, which was available online and at many kiosks in busy malls across the country. However, there have been significant safety concerns with the toy that include a significant increase in fires and even explosions. On Monday, one customer was trying to return the item…

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In the wake of the recent Paris terrorist attacks, attention has been placed on the Syrian refugee population. French authorities have stated that at least one of the attackers entered France in October as part of the flood of refugees from Syria. The United States had previously announced it would also take many refugees from…

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Hailing from the West Indies, YK Gotti, née Gregory Johns, grew up listening to everything from, reggae, to R&B, pop, hip-hop and even gospel music. The self-professed “Young King” has one very simple goal in mind:to bring his unique brand of “positive energy, and enjoyable but always relatable music” to the masses. When did music first enter your life? Music…

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The recent news of the Obama administration earmarking $12 million to assist Holocaust survivors in the United States has caused discussion in the Black community. Many have asked, what about those suffering below the poverty line who have survived the Black Holocaust in this nation? Black Americans are questioning Obama’s actions. We asked a few…

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The humanitarian crisis in Europe has not caught the attention of many in America, but that may soon change. Tens of thousands of refugees fleeing war torn Syria have descended on Western Europe causing unheard of chaos as countries scramble to find a place for the tide of humanity. Germany has been the desired destination…

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America is a superpower and the richest country in the world, and yet there is extreme poverty in each state of the Union. Whether it is the inner city or some rural community in Mississippi, people are suffering from lack of education, jobs and opportunity. In many cases, the poorest county can be located just…

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The worst fears of many Americans has come true, the Ebola virus is now in the United States. The virus was first officially introduced into the country when four infected health care workers were treated in Atlanta and at other specially designated hospitals in the U.S. But somehow, despite being on heightened public health alert,…

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