Justice for Lai Dai Han

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Allegations are continuing to emerge that during the Vietnam War a number of Vietnamese women suffered sexual exploitation at the hands of some of the South Korean soldiers serving alongside US forces, and that as a result, many of these Read more

CFPB Action On Payday Lending Will Help Louisiana Families

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New CFPB Payday Lending Rule Will Reduce Abuses; State Protections Remain Crucial A 36% Usury Cap Would Keep Loan Sharks at Bay BATON ROUGE and NEW ORLEANS — A new rule released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Read more

Louisiana State Rep. Ted James Says Colleague Havard’s Call for New Orleans Saints Budget Cuts Doesn’t Make “Cents”

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Louisiana State Representative, Ted James replied to State Representative Kenny Havard’s call to cut funds for the New Orleans Saints yesterday. On Monday, Havard stated that he wants “to cut millions in state tax dollars, exemptions and credits allocated to Read more

Suspect In Custody For “Racially Motivated” Murders in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge currently has a suspect in custody for two possibly “racially motivated killings” that occurred last week. A Baton Rouge news station, reported that there may be someone attacking Black men last Thursday. According to the story, the suspect Read more

The New Tech Tracking Police Interactions, the Raheem.ai Chatbox

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As of today, there has been 848 police involved shootings and/or police involved deaths, which is in part why Brandon Anderson created the Raheem.ai chatbox. Raheem.ai tracks people’s interactions with the police, allowing them to leave a review the way Read more

Willow Smith Drops Gems In Her ID-Magazine Interview

I’ve always seen Will and Jada’s kids being labeled as weird and unorthodox but I think Willow said it perfectly when she described herself as Next Level in her ID Magazine interview. During this interview the 14 year old dropped Read more

9 Slain at AME Church in Charleston

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9 people were killed last night while attending Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal  Church in Charleston, South Carolina, including the pastor. Reports say a white male in his early twenties entered the prayer meeting and opened fire, leaving 8 dead at Read more

Celebrated Women In Business lend their expertise to start up companies in NYC

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(NEW YORK, NY) – April 2nd, 2015 – It was a magnificently, extravagant affair in the heart of Clinton Hills Brooklyn, New York, with the Barclay Center as a highlighted backdrop, as #WomenInBusinessNYC lit up the night at beautiful, historic Brooklyn Nights. To close Read more

Social Diva Spotlight: Kandi Burruss and Kandi Cares

Kandi Cares is a non- profit organization founded by the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reality TV star and former member of the 90’s R&B group, Xscape, Kandi Burruss.  The organization focuses on the community. Back in August they hosted a Read more

Are We So Caught Up?

  I see many people striving to get more out of life and be happy, be better people, achieve their dreams all around me. Yet, at the same time, I am noticing a shocking trend in the young Black generation, Read more

Deodorant that won’t cause Cancer

If you haven’t just awoken from a cryogenically-induced slumber, then chances are you have heard the theory that aluminum-based antiperspirants and deodorants may increase your risk for breast cancer, but according to Ted S. Gansler MD, MBA, director of medical Read more

Make Money from your Smartphone

Put your smartphone’s data plan to good use by turning it into a piggy bank. Find out how many smartphone users are already making money from their smartphones. Here are 7 app recommendations to download right now to earn money Read more

Hurricane Amanda is more dangerous than you think

A new study suggests that people underestimate storms with female names. Hurricanes with female names have lead to on average five times more deaths than their male counterparts. According to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wrote in Proceedings Read more

Forever Girls Seminar Part Deux: Young Women and Domestic Abuse

Domestic Violence is a very touchy topic. We tend to shy away from what really goes on behind closed doors. So many are suffering in silence, because they are ashamed, scared, or think that’s the way love should be. Forever Read more

Positivity In Jersey City!!

As Young people, we have had ups and downs, some have turned out postive and others negative. Takiesha “The Truth” Stewart turned her negative into a positive in Jersey City, NJ for the Youth, take a look. What are your Read more