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Scandalous! Kerry Washington Is Preggers!

Actress and fashionista Kerry Washington (pictured), who surprised her adoring fans with a hushed June wedding to NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha(pictured below), has another secret she’s been baking in her oven for a few months now…she’s pregnant! And according to an unnamed source who reportedly spoke to US Weekly, the “Scandal” star is 4 months alo

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National

We Can Inspire Youth To Fulfill Their Potentials With Other Youth

 

Today’s youth often live in the moment, not giving thought to what the long term future holds.  But by seeing other young people making a difference, maybe they can be inspired to demand change now.

One of the beauties of youth is the naïve carelessness that allows young people not to think about risks, the future, or how their actions impact the

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National

Ted Cruz: Stand Your Ground Helps African Americans


The current reigning champ of political stunts, shows, and spectacle Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX, pictured) continues to illustrate the need for four letter words, after arguing that Black people actually benefit from Stand Your Ground laws during a Senate hearing on the controversial legislation and other public safety measures.

RELATED: Trayvon Martin

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  • Category: National

A Story Of Liberation And Survival: Review Of ’12 Years A Slave’

A Story Of Liberation And Survival: Review Of ’12 Years A Slave’

Following is a guest review of “12 Years a Slave” by writer Pearl Duncan.

For the first time, a movie about slavery, prominently and unapologetically, highlights not only how American whites enslaved their own children, grandchildren and relatives who were biracial and multiracial, but how the enslaved people tried to escape. Enslaved people in

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  • Category: National

Geraldo Rivera: Barack Obama Is ‘Stuck-Up’ And ‘Snobby’

I guess the depth to which Geraldo Rivera can stick his foot down his mouth is limitless because he keeps lodging it deeper inside of his throat over and over again.

The talk show host took to his radio show Tuesday morning to criticize the myriad of issues emerging after the launch of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama‘s signature l

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  • Category: National

Amsterdam’s ‘Black Peter’ Tradition Is Racist, Activists Say

In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 persons dressed as “Zwarte Piet” or “Black Pete” attend a parade after St. Nicholas, or Sinterklaas, arrived by boat in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Foreigners visiting the Netherlands in winter are often surprised to see that the Dutch version of St. Nicholas’ little helpers resemble a racist caricature of a bl

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National