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U. Alabama Sorority issues statement on why they refused to accept Black student

        By Yolanda Spivey                       The Crimson White has released a disturbing report stating segregation still exists amongst fraternities and sororities at the University of Alabama. Allegedly, an African American candidate who graduated at the top of her high school class with a 4.3 GPA was rejected by the sorority Alpha Gamma Delta.  The young Black woman also “had an impressive record of p ...

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Barry Bonds conviction upheld: He is to begin serving his sentence immediately

 Former Major League Baseball slugger Barry Bonds was convicted a decade ago of obstruction-of-justice in an incident that related to the raid of the BALCO lab, which provided performance enhancing drugs to professional athletes. This week, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the player’s conviction was going to be upheld.    The conviction came from Bonds’ appearance before a grand jury investig ...

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Court rules police were not allowed to enter suspect’s rectum to retrieve cocaine

By Your Black World A court ruled on Monday that when a doctor temporarily paralyzed a man to pull crack cocaine from his rectum, he also violated the suspect’s Fourth Amendment rights. Felix Booker of Tennessee was pulled over for driving with expired tags, but police used drug sniffing dogs to determine that he had drugs on his person. Also during the stop, police became suspicious after Booker continuall ...

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George Zimmerman’s Wife Pleads Guilty to Perjury

By Your Black World      The wife of George Zimmerman, the self appointed night watchman who fatally s**t unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, pleaded guilty  to a misdemeanor perjury charge on Wednesday. Charges were brought against Shellie Zimmerman after she lied to a Florida court about her family’s income during a bail hearing. As part of the plea deal, Shellie Zimmerman avoids a felony perjury charge and is s ...

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Min. Farrakhan to President Obama: “Your advisors don’t seem to be your friends

By Your Black World On Saturday evening, Min. Louis Farrakhan showcased the 34th video of his “The Time And What Must Be Done” weekly series. He deviated from his preplanned subject matter to discuss the danger of America’s brewing War On Syria. Questioning the nation’s interest in attacking the Middle Eastern country, Min. Farrakhan says: ”…  Given America’s false flag operations, great doubt exists as to ...

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Nelson Mandela sent home from the hospital, but is still struggling quite a bit

By Black Blue Dog There is news for those who support Nelson Mandela. The celebrated leader is reportedly on his way home after spending a substantial amount of time in the hospital.  His care is still intensive, but the 95-year old has been discharged, which is a miracle in itself. According to a statement released by the South African government, Mandela’s condition remains critical and unstable at times. ...

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De’Marquise Elkins convicted in baby murder case By Your Black World

 By Your Black World      A Georgia jury has convicted 18 year old De’Marquise Elkins in the fatal sho0ting of an infant. Jurors deliberated for only two hours before finding Elkins guilty of fatally sho0ting 13-month-old Antonio Santiago. Sherry West maintains that she was walking home from the Brunswick post office with her son Antonio in a stroller when Elkins and another teen approached her and demanded ...

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Hampton University students advised on “dangers of twerking” during freshman orientation By Your Black World

  “Hampton ladies do Not twerk,” read a slide presentation welcoming Hampton University’s freshman to orientation. The dance made infamous on YouTube, and even more notorious by Miley Cyrus during her VMAs performance, is apparently not appropriate for the young ladies of Hampton University. Several photos making the rounds on Twitter seem to confirm that twerking was a part of Hampton University’s orientat ...

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Dr. Chenelle A. Jones: The squeaky wheel gets the grease – AG Holder addresses mass incarceration

There’s an old saying that “the squeaky wheel gets the grease” and that phrase rang true on Monday as Attorney General Eric Holder, in an address to members of the American Bar Association, announced major justice reforms specifically aimed at reducing mass incarceration. His push to address large scale imprisonment rates has sparked a pivotal moment in history and recharged the fight for justice equality.  ...

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Look out Serena, there’s a new star in town: Victoria Duval gives biggest upset of 2013 US Open

Victoria Duval isn’t a household name like the Williams sisters, but she is a workhorse.  She is also absolutely determined to make her mark on the tennis scene, pulling out a huge come-from-behind win against 2011 champion Samantha Stosur on Tuesday.   The win is the biggest upset of the 2013 US Open. Duval’s extraordinary performance led mainstream media to ask more questions about the 17-year old phenom, ...

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