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Don’t mess with Magic:  A man too busy to hate

Don’t mess with Magic:  A man too busy to hate

“My whole life is dedicated to urban America.”  – NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson Every time ostracized Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling opens his mouth, he reveals how deeply out of touch and stuck in the past he is when it comes to the issue of race.  He also appears to have […]

Booze marketer Puff Daddy satisfies Howard’s high standards

Booze marketer Puff Daddy satisfies Howard’s high standards

Next year if your resume includes pushing alcohol to youth, writing female-bashing, profanity-laden lyrics, dropping out of college and being indicted on gun charges or worse, take heart. If you have enough big bucks, you too could end up making a college commencement address and receiving an honorary doctorate. Didn’t Diddy do it? Howard University, […]

Brown v. Board was about a lot more than schools

Brown v. Board was about a lot more than schools

The Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education 60 years ago began when Oliver L. Brown, a welder, went to court because his daughter Linda could not attend Sumner Elementary School in Topeka, Kan., seven blocks from her home. The Supreme Court ruled definitively that “separate but equal” has no place in the […]

Our vets’ needs

Our vets’ needs

The last Monday in May, Memorial Day, was designed to honor those who died in service to our country. It is tragically ironic that around the same time we honored and remembered the dead, we were learning about inefficiencies in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs that negatively affects the quality of life for those who […]

Don Lemon breaking out at CNN

Don Lemon breaking out at CNN

Anchor shares opinions on everything from race to equal pay for women BY DAVID BAUDER ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK –  CNN’s Don Lemon braced himself after being recognized by a viewer on a Harlem street. “I don’t always agree with you,’’ the person began, ominously. “But keep it up. I’m not always supposed to agree […]

Kanye goes on tirade  at wedding  reception

Kanye goes on tirade at wedding reception

EURWEB.COM Kanye West went on one of his trademark tirades – this time at his own wedding reception. After exchanging vows with Kim Kardashian, the rapper delighted his honored guests at the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on Saturday, May 24, with a rant against the media and a declaration of the Kardashian brand as […]

Braxton believes God gave son autism as punishment for abortion

Braxton believes God gave son autism as punishment for abortion

EURWEB.COM Toni Braxton and her new memoir, “Unbreak My Heart,’’ are back in the news. This time it’s for what she wrote about her son’s health condition that seems to be receiving the most attention. Braxton writes that she believes God gave her 11-year-old son, Diezel, autism as punishment for her having an abortion more […]

Johnson turns NASCAR season around with 600 win

Johnson turns NASCAR season around with 600 win

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT CONCORD, N.C. — The Coca-Cola 600 is NASCAR’s longest race. It also has provided some of the biggest boosts in Jimmie Johnson’s career. Twice before, Johnson has rolled into the 600 winless on the season and rolled out a winner. Sunday night, the third time was the charm. Johnson passed […]

50 senators urge NFL to endorse name change of Redskins

50 senators urge NFL to endorse name change of Redskins

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Fifty U.S. senators have signed on to a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that calls on the National Football League (NFL) to formally endorse a name change of the Washington football franchise. The call to action marks the largest Congressional endorsement of a name change for the football team […]

Poised to make a difference in DeLand

Poised to make a difference in DeLand

Ex-wife of man run over by officer, career counselor seek commission seat in DeLand BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Rallies, meet and greets and eventual town hall Q&A’s are all on the schedules of DeLand’s Krystal Brown and Jessica Davis. The two are vying for DeLand’s City Commission Seat 3. Unlike Daytona Beach, where […]