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Rapper 50 Cent Backs Hillary Clinton for President: "It's Hillary Time" (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Rapper 50 Cent Backs Hillary Clinton for President: “It’s Hillary Time”

Rapper 50 Cent is the latest black entertainer to publicly support Hillary Clinton for president, saying “It’s Hillary time.” Snoop Dogg and Ne-Yo also voiced support for Mrs. Clinton. “I like some of the things that Hillary says,” 50 Cent told The Daily Beast, while in New York to promote […]

by · May 22, 2015 · Elections
Rand Paul: Bill Clinton Put “Generation of Black Men in Prison”

Rand Paul: Bill Clinton Put “Generation of Black Men in Prison”

GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul says Bill Clinton put a “generation of black men in prison.” Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul says Bill Clinton put a “generation of black men in prison.” Um, he still won’t get the black vote. No matter how hard he tries. “If I were the […]

by · May 18, 2015 · Elections
Black Fox News Contributor: Michelle Obama Should Have Thanked Affirmative Action for Success

Black Fox News Contributor: Michelle Obama Should Have Thanked Affirmative Action for Success

Black Fox News contributor Angela McGlowan upset Michelle Obama talked about racism during commencement speech. Self-loathing at its worst. Fox News managed to get a black contributor to throw Michelle Obama under a bus for her comments about racism during her commencement speech at Tuskegee University last weekend. Angela McGlowan told […]

by · May 12, 2015 · Race in America
Kamala Harris Aide, Brandon Kiel, Impersonated Cop with Fake “Masonic Fraternal PD”

Kamala Harris Aide, Brandon Kiel, Impersonated Cop with Fake “Masonic Fraternal PD”

Brandon Kiel, aide to CA AG Kamala Harris, charged with impersonating cop Brandon Kiel, an aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, has been placed administrative leave following his arrest for claiming to represent the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department,” which is a fake organization. Los Angeles Times: “Suspicions about the […]

by · May 6, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Republican Ben Carson Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Republican Ben Carson Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson announces 2016 presidential bid during an interview with WKRC-TV. Well, Carson is facing several obstacles in his quest for the Republican Party presidential nomination. For starters, he is joining a crowded field with zero political experience. Second, he has to compete for donors and support from […]

by · May 3, 2015 · Elections
Loretta Lynch Makes History as First Black Female Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Makes History as First Black Female Attorney General

Loretta Lynch makes history The U.S. Senate has made history by confirming Loretta Lynch the country’s first black female Attorney General. Lynch was confirmed by a 56-43 vote after the process was held up for five months over partisan wrangling over sex trafficking bill. It should be noted that Senate […]

by · April 23, 2015 · Black Politics
Senate Finally Ready to Set Up Vote to Confirm Loretta Lynch as AG

Senate Finally Ready to Set Up Vote to Confirm Loretta Lynch as AG

U.S. Senate leaders have announced a deal has been reached on a long-stalled human trafficking bill. This sets up a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general later this week, The Hill reports. Pressure has been building on Republicans for weeks to move Lynch, who has been waiting for […]

by · April 21, 2015 · Politics
Police, Officials Resign After Tyrus Byrd Elected Parma’s First Black Mayor

Police, Officials Resign After Tyrus Byrd Elected Parma’s First Black Mayor

Tyrus Byrd and Parma MO police drama Tyrus Byrd, who is black, was elected mayor of Parma, Mo., and five of their six police officers and several other top officials have resigned, out of “fear for their safety.” The residents of Parma say they have no idea why the mass […]

by · April 20, 2015 · Race in America
Jeb Bush Urges Republicans to Confirm Loretta Lynch and Stop Being Partisan

Jeb Bush Urges Republicans to Confirm Loretta Lynch and Stop Being Partisan

Jeb Bush backs Loretta Lynch for next attorney general GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is urging Senate Republicans to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general, Politico reports. Bush endorsed Lynch on Thursday. “I think presidents have the right to pick their team,” Bush said during a “Politics and Pie” […]

by · April 17, 2015 · Politics
Rudy Giuliani Backtracks: “I Didn’t Intend to Question Obama’s Motives”

Rudy Giuliani Backtracks: “I Didn’t Intend to Question Obama’s Motives”

(OPINION) — Rudy Giuliani is now sort of backtracking after being blasted for saying President Obama doesn’t love America and questioning the way he was raised. He is now saying “I didn’t intend to question” Obama’s heart. Um, you think? Giuliani wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, “My blunt language suggesting […]

by · February 22, 2015 · President Obama