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James Larry Cosby, Father Of Texas Lesbian, Arrested In Connection With Alleged Murder Of Daughter, Girlfriend

Earlier this week we reported on the murders of Britney Cosby, and her girlfriend Crystal Jackson, both 24, in Galveston, Texas.  In what is a horrible turn of events, police have arrested James Larry Cosby, 46, Britney’s father in connection to the murders.  Crosby is currently being held in the Galveston County Jail on a total of $500,000.00 bond. According to the  Galveston County Sheriff’s Office the alleged murders Read More →

White Girl In Blackface @sareeezyy Responds To Twitter Fiasco

We’re not sure if we’re the only site to receive an email from “Sara”, the white girl who was chased off of Twitter after posing in blackface, but we know we weren’t the only site to post about the fiasco. In an attempt to clear her name, “Sara” or someone with “Sara’s” best interests in mind, is now requesting to have her photo removed from Read More →

What We’re Watching: “Swirlr” Webisode 1: Meet the Clients – Kurt and Quintana

Last month we told you about “Swirl”, the first interracial dating reality tv show. Well the first episode premiered yesterday on YouTube In Webisode 1 of “Swirlr” we meet Kurt from Central California, who is studying and part-time modelling. Then we meet Quintana, an Atlanta, Georgia transplant and aspiring DJ. Both come to Christelyn Karazin, of BeyondblackandwWhite.com, and Jordan Harbinger, a professional matchmaker, for help Read More →

Ludacris Says Custody Battle Is Ruining His Rep – Tries To Get Documents Sealed

Ludacris isn’t too happy about his name being dragged through the streets, I mean blogs and news sites.  In another twist to Luda’s recent custody and child support battle, the Atlanta rapper is asking a judge to seal his court documents because his reputation is being ruined. “Because the media is able to read and misinterpret the documents in the Court’s file in this case, Read More →

Homeless Man ‘Wins’ Lottery And Wants To Share With Others

YouTube comic, Magic of Rahat, paid it forward this week by performing a stunt that literally made a grown man cry.  Rahat decided to give a lottery ticket to a homeless man, but beforehand, he gave the store clerk $1,000 to pretend it was a winning ticket and to give the cash to the unsuspecting man. What’s even more amazing about the story is that the Read More →

V.O.T.D: Mad Black Men

If you’re a fan of Mad Men, you’ll appreciate Xavier Ruffin’s parody called  Mad Black Men.  In a recent interview with NPR, Ruffin explains why he created the parody.  ”I wanted to be a fan of it when it first came out. I just had my own personal differences. Not liking the way blacks were represented in their universe. I just couldn’t get over it.” Mad Black Read More →

Of Course Chelsea Handler Isn’t Racist, She Dates Black People #sarcasm

During Sunday’s night Oscar event, late night talk show host Chelsea Handler took over The Huffington Post‘s Twitter feed to liveblog the show and promote her new book Uganda Be Kidding Me, a collection of essays about her travels through Africa. After Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar for best supporting actress, Handler thought it would be a good idea to use the win to promote her book: Read More →

FDA Expands OTC Access To Generic Emergency Contraception

The average price of Plan B One Step currently costs up to $62 per box. Many advocates of over the counter emergency contraception have felt that the price was too expensive, and there should be a generic alternative. The Food and Drug Administration has announced that generic brands of emergency contraception will now be sold over the counter without age restrictions. Plan B One Step Read More →

#itooamharvard Highlights The Voices & Faces Of Black Harvard Students

Harvard’s Class of 2017 is currently made up of 2, 047 students and 11 percent of those students are black. Over the last couple of years, Harvard has seen an increase in black students, but it doesn’t mean that the students feel they are visible on campus. According to many of the students, and similar to the black students at UCLA, their voices go unheard. Read More →

Scotland Wants To Offer Asylum To Gay Ugandans

Last week, Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni  signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act that includes life prison sentences for gay sex and same-sex marriage. The also criminalizes the “promotion” of homosexuality”, where activists encourage others to come out. Earlier drafts of the bill made it a crime not to report gay people – in effect making it impossible to live as openly gay – but this clause has been removed. In response Read More →

Angela Corey Looking To Increase Marissa Alexander’s Sentence To 60 Years

Marissa Alexander could face a 60-year prison sentence instead of her original 20-year sentence when her aggravated assault case is retried in July. The Office of State Attorney Angela Cory will attempt to put Alexander behind bards for 60 years if they get a conviction, according to the Florida Times-Union. In 2012, Alexander was convicted of 3 counts of aggravated assault when she fired a warning Read More →

Lupita Nyong’o Wins Oscar for 12 Years A Slave

Last night, Lupita N’yongo became the seventh black woman to win an Oscar award exactly 75 Years after Hattie McDaniel became the first.  Nyong’o, who wore a Prada pastel blue floor-length gown with a full skirt and plunging neckline and was surrounded by her 12 Years A Slave co-stars and little brother. as she sat waiting for the Best Supporting Actress winner to be announced. As Nyong’o’s name Read More →

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