B&E News: Big K.R.I.T. Talks Depression, Jesse Jackson’s Parkinson’s Diagnosis, and Viola Davis’s New Film

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Big K.R.I.T. Talks Depression In an interview with Revolt’s William E. Ketchum, Big K.R.I.T. discussed dealing with depression and how it is often overlooked in the African-American community. Big K.R.I.T. believes his depression was always around, it was more present Read more

Baton Rouge Man Fatally Shot During Police Escorted DCFS Visit

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A Black man was killed in a police involved shooting during a visit from a Department of Children and Family Services caseworker last night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. According to the news, 23-year- old Calvin Toney, was fatally shot after Read more

Author Spotlight: The Shoe Fetish Movement

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  The Shoe Fetish Movement began with the publication of the fiction series “Shoe Fetish”.  The authors, Sharon Bennett and Bea Moore, quickly recognized the need to expand the conversations after hearing from their readers and through intimate discussions. Thus, Read more

City of New Orleans Urge Residents to Move Vehicles to High Ground

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NEW ORLEANS—Last night, the Sewerage & Water Board lost service to one of its power turbines, which provides power to a majority of the City’s pumping stations serving the East Bank of New Orleans. As a result, the system’s capacity to drain storm Read more

Louisiana Ranked As 2nd Highest State For At-Risk Youth

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Louisiana ranked second as the highest state with at risk youth. Mississippi ranked first. An at risk youth is one less likely to transition successfully into adulthood due to growing up in unstable homes or lacking positive role models. When Read more

Prince William County Donates to Help Save Historic African-American Neighborhood

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 The Alliance to Save Carver Road welcomed a $30,000 donation by Prince William County to support a legal challenge to a planned Dominion Energy power line in the Haymarket, Va., area that would serve an Amazon data center yesterday.   Read more

#BlackGirlMagic: The Phillips Sisters

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Meet sisters Layla and Roxy Phillips, the six year old and four year-old Black girl golfers, who are being compared to Venus and Serena Williams. Layla just placed at the Southern California PGA drive, chip, and putt competition. The sisters Read more

BLACK GIRLS VIEWED AS LESS INNOCENT THAN WHITE GIRLS, GEORGETOWN LAW RESEARCH FINDS

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First study focused on “adultification” of black girls shows significant bias toward girls starting at age 5, younger than in previous research on black boys A groundbreaking study released today by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality finds that Read more

19th Child of 21 Who Became First Of His Generation to Graduate From College,Shares His Story and Insight for Busy Parents

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Paul Lamar Hunter is the author of No Love, No Charity: The Success of the 19th Child, an autobiography about how he was reared in a family of 21 children but went on to beat the odds and be the Read more

Floods Damage Thousands of Homes in Louisiana and Mississippi

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  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Widespread flooding in Louisiana and Mississippi has damaged thousands of homes, and the risk of rising water prompted additional evacuations Sunday. At least four deaths have been reported in Louisiana amid the flooding that began Read more

Reviews by Michele L: “Supermodel”

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This weekend I had the pleasure of seeing the film, Supermodel at the American Black Film Festival. I was looking forward to seeing the film, because of course as an accomplished model, I was interested in watching the young woman’s Read more

Progression

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In the beginning, the color of one’s skin was a big deterrent on how a person would live and he would be viewed.  Between the “Coloreds” and “Whites” there was always a feud. Why did the whites have to receive Read more

#CrimingWhileWhite, Possibly the Biggest Conversation About White Privilege So Far

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  Long story short, many Caucasian people took to Twitter to share their personal law breaking experiences with the police and how they got off to show that yes, the world so  many Black activists and leaders are constantly “complaining Read more

The Family Room: LaRhonda Marie Encourages Women to Pray

“Somebody prayed, they prayed for me, so I am gonna pray for my enemy.”-LaRhonda Marie Ever find yourself wondering  what is missing in mainstream Christian music? Where is that artist whose lyrics seem to summarize the soundtrack of your life? Well, without further Read more

The Family Room: Building a Brand

In the mist of being surrounded by fame and fortune, many people can loose sight of what’s important. Watch as me and my team members; Flo’ Anthony (NY Post Page Six, Daily News, Black Noir Magazine/Dottie Media Group Syndicated On-Air Read more