Bishop Eddie Long Has Yet Another Accuser

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Your Black World reports. There has been yet another man added to the list of accusers of Bishop Eddie Long.  Centino Kemp has never filed a lawsuit, but it is being reported that he also had an inappropriate relationship with the pastor at one point in his life. CLICK TO READ  

Rapper 50 Cent Refuses to Release New Album, Black Leaks by the Company

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World If you are a 50 Cent fan, and you couldn’t wait for his next album to be released, kiss that anticipation good-bye. His new album was originally planned to be released this coming November, but the rapper is currently too fed up to even consider a new album-release date.HipHopDX […]

Lala and T.O. Stepping Out with New Reality TV Shows

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World Terrell Owens and La La Anthony are coming back to reality — TV that is. Their reality shows are set to be back on the air as soon as next month. RollingOut.comreports that “La La Anthony returns to VH1 on Monday, August 22 with LA LA’s Full Court Life at 9:00PM ET/PT.” Now […]

Home Schooling is a Growing Trend for African American Families

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World These days, public schools are not exactly the safest place for children. Little elementary school children get caught with guns in their backpacks. Drugs can run rampant, and kids have even been caught having sex in classrooms. But, these are not the main reasons black families are increasingly moving toward […]

Woman Gets 18 Years in Prison for Stealing $94 Dollars

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World The economy is making people do all kinds of crazy things.  But even in a declining economy, there are still consequences for poor choices — even if your home has been foreclosed on and your bank account is darn near empty. The Grio reports that “Connie Murray Dumas, 40, will be […]

A Birth Control Pill for Men is Under Development

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By JasmineHughes To date, “the pill” has represented a sort of victory for women’s rights, but the realities of taking a daily medication that is sometimes accompanied by an expense and unpleasant side effects may make it more of a burden for women than a reproductive equalizer. And so comes male birth control, which, researchers […]

Oprah’s Magazine and Network are Suffering Losses

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World When The Oprah Winfrey Show bid its last goodbye, women across the nation were wondering what life would be like without their daily dose of Winfrey. Oprah assured everyone, however, that although The Oprah Winfrey Show would be gone she had no plans of disappearing for good. We would still have O Magazine. […]

Wanda Sykes Makes Awkward Appeal for Gay Marriage at NAACP Convention

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By JasmineHughes Gay rights are an awkward topic for the NAACP.   An appearance by Comedian Wanda Sykes may have made some attendees uneasy at a panel discussion in Downtown L.A. Sykes opened up her Monday appearance at the NAACP annual convention by saying “I didn’t have to ‘come out’ black.” Continue reading →        

Michael Jackson’s Mother Seeks to Squash Conspiracy Theories of His Death

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By JasmineHughes Even two years after Michael Jackson’s untimely passing, it is still a very sore subject for many.  And with rumors still running rampant surrounding his death, it’s hard to imagine when people will get closure. These conspiracies have taken shape in many forms and his mother Katherine Jackson has decided to address one […]

Jalen Rose Gets 20 Days in Jail for DUI

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By JasmineHughes Jalen Rose was sentenced Wednesday to 20 days in jail for a March drunken-driving crash near Detroit. The decision came despite a recommendation that Rose, an ESPN analyst and former N.B.A. player, not serve jail time and despite the public support of several prominent figures, including Detroit’s mayor.   CLICK TO READ

Jay-Z and Kanye West Begin Their “Throne” Tour

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World Jay-Z and Kanye West are collaborating their great lyrical minds in a music venture that is to sweep the nation.  Entertainment Tonightreports that the two “have launched a new group, the Throne, and the duo will hit the road in a nationwide tour beginning in September.” Read more »     […]

A “Dead” Man Wakes Up in the Morgue

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World Just imagine that you are an attendant in a morgue. A family has a loved one brought in that they are certain has just died. You and your team lay the body on ice for burial preparation. Everyone goes about their day working, when about 24 hours later the “dead” man opens […]

Survey: African Americans Divided Over Cornel West, Obama Debate

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins. In a recent survey by YourBlackWorld.com, it was found that African Americans are divided over the comments of Princeton University professor Cornel West, who has critiqued the Obama Administration in the media over the past several weeks.  A mild majority of those who gave a definite answer (44.6%; only 87.2% said […]

Are Black Rappers to Blame When a White Rapper Uses the N-Word?

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With criticism growing by the day of a white female rapper’s use of the N-word (V-Nasty), people are beginning to speak out. Andy Milonakis,a white actor, who often imitates hip-hop culture, has decided to defend V-nasty’s use of the N-word. On a clip posted on YouTube by the actor himself, Milonakis said, “My problem is […]

Are Black People Bad Tippers?

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By JasmineHughes In a recent poll by The Root, the age-old stereotype of Black people and their tipping practices rears its head. Specifically researched were the attitudes and habits on tipping across cultures. The findings showed that African-Americans are much more likely than whites to tip as a “reward for good service.” These findings were among […]

How Prisons are the Latest Form of Slavery

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by Rania Khalek There is one group of American workers so disenfranchised that corporations are able to get away with paying them wages that rival those of third-world sweatshops. These laborers have been legally stripped of their political, economic and social rights and ultimately relegated to second-class citizens. They are banned from unionizing, violently silenced […]

Al Sharpton: The Wealth Gap Calls for Immediate Action

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While the nation is fixated on a debt ceiling standstill, the number one issue on the minds of Americans — jobs — has largely been ignored. But in addition to experiencing the worst economic downfall since the Great Depression, we are now also officially witnessing the largest ethnic wealth disparity in decades. For those who […]

Basketball Wife Tami Roman Gets into a Massive Car Accident

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World One of the stars in VH1‘s reality television show Basketball Wives is reported to have been involved in a three-car accident in Los Angeles. TMZ reports that just prior to the accident, Roman had just flown into LAX and was picked up by a car service. Read more »  

Damon Dash Is the Latest Celeb to Have Tax Trouble

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By JasmineHughes Co-Founder of the infamous Roc-A-Fella Records, Dame Dash, continues to make headlines over his financial issues. According to multiple reports, Dame owes nearly $3 million dollars to the IRS for past taxes. The Detroit News reports the IRS filed a tax lien against the former Rocawear executive on June 30 with the New York City Register’s Office. Dash’s […]

The Mo’Nique Show Reportedly Canceled by BET

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Your Black World reports. It is being reported that the highly-rated BET Show, “The Mo’nique Show” has been canceled by the network. Rodney Perry, the sidekick on the show, wouldn’t say much, only stating that  “I was told indefinite hiatus.” Continue reading →          

13-Year Old Boy Shot 8 Times by Chicago Police

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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World Jimmell Cannon, 13, was shot 8 times in the shoulders, hand, and leg by Chicago Police on Monday in West Humboldt Park neighborhood. While he is at Stroger Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, his family is looking for answers. The way they saw the events unfold is not the same thing […]