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Hanif Johnson, 27, Is Pennsylvania’s Youngest Judge

Stories of a troubled youth who is NOW on the finer sides of the law is not usually reported. But last month in February, The Huffington Post and Black Enterprise reported on a news story of a 27-year-old man named Hanif Johnson who has become the youngest judge in Pennsylvania. Although, he has faced his share of troubles and run-ins

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Bill Cosby’s Daughter, Ensa Cosby Has Passed

According to reports from CNN and spokesman Andrew Wyatt for legendary comedian and actor Bill Cosby, Ensa Cosby has died from Renal failure, a disease that impacts the kidneys. She was only 44 years old and one of five children. Ensa, was a very active voice during her father’s sexual assault trial. Stating how race has played an important role.

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Last In Line: A Slide From Obama to Trump

  Read Last In Line, a thought provoking novel that tells of a young man’s accounts during President Barack Obama’s Inauguration.  From “Preface”   An Inaugural Air: The Slide from Obama to Trump     Jamal Mtshali’s Last in Line: An American Destiny Deferred (African American Images, 2016) examines U.S. public policy’s role in reproducing racial inequality in America’s justice, education,

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Terror in France

Another tragedy has occurred in the beautiful country of France Thursday evening on July 14, 2016. In the city of Nice, France an attacker rammed through the streets with a cruel intention. In an article on theguardian.com, they explain “Witnesses said the driver was aiming the vehicle at the crowd and ‘zigzagging’ so he could hit as many people as

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We Are More Than Hashtags: Death of Sterling and Castile 

  Black men are dying. Black men are dying at such an alarming rate it’s downright scary. They were our brothers, uncles, fathers and husbands. Now they are reduced to nothing but a mere hashtag.  What has our country become when black men can’t even live without being in constant fear of their lives. Wives, mothers and sisters living in fear

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Chicago Native to NBA MVP

Famed former Bulls basketball player, Derrick Rose, is one of the biggest names in basketball. He was born October 4th 1988 in Chicago, Illinois. Rose’s three older brothers, Reggie, Allan, and Dwayne, taught him how to play basketball. Rose played high school ball at Simeon Career Academy where he landed in the national spotlight. Through his efforts against the nation’s

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Money Matters Monday: Make These Changes Now, New Tax Season Approaching 

By: CoKane    Make these changes now: new tax season approaching Whew! This past tax season was a real joy working with Jackson Hewitt. It’s was my pleasure helping the customers of East Point, Ga and surrounding areas with preparing and e-filing both their federal and state income tax returns. I am always a strong advocate for tax clients and I’d

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Love Over Hate

Imagine going out on a Saturday night with friends to enjoy the weekend together. You all go to a nightclub and dance it out. You’re having a BLAST and seeing your friends smiling, warm faces. But all of sudden everything changes and this exactly happened to many clubgoers on June 12. On June 12, 2016 around 2 A.M., Omar Mateen,

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