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Bro. Charles Statement on TOUCH FM raid

The FCC raided the office of Dorchester-based company TOUCH 106.1 FM on April 17th, 2014.
TOUCH 106.1 FM would like to say THANK YOU Boston for the wonderful 8 yrs we had together.
The staff, volunteers, radio personalities, and management which makes up TOUCHFM will continue to be the voice of the people of Boston.

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76

Prizefighter Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, whose career was cut short by a wrongful murder conviction in New Jersey, died Sunday at his home in Toronto, Canada, the New York Times reports. He was 76.

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KKK Leader Condemns Kansas City Hate-Crime Shooting

A Ku Klux Klan Imperial Grand Wizard called last Sunday’s shooting spree by white supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross a setback for the organization, CNN reports.

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Watch: ‘I Can’t Spend my Life in Prison,’ Gang Member Sobs at Sentencing

A 21-year-old man, convicted of attempted murder for firing shots at a rival gang member at a University of Southern California campus party, sobbed and pleaded for leniency during his sentencing Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Michelle Obama’s Kansas Graduation Speech Stirs Debate

Days after drawing heavy criticism from Peta over the use of real eggs for the White House Easter egg roll, Michelle Obama is now under fire for a proposed graduation address in Topeka, Kan., the Associated Press reports.

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Boondocks Set to Return Monday Without Aaron McGruder

Nearly a month after controversy erupted over Aaron McGruder’s departure from The Boondocks, the award-winning animated show is slated to return Monday for its fourth and final season, the Associated Press reports.

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Disovering a Slave Artist and His Masterpiece

Many people are surprised to learn that a great painting from the 17th century was the work of a former slave of African descent. Not all the staff at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Fla., knew that the painting, The Flight Into Egypt (1658), depicting the perilous journey of …read more

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WATCH: ‘Tuition’ Parodies Beyonce’s ‘Partition’

This parody of Beyoncé‘s hit song ‘Partition’ about student loans has taken social media by storm.

While funny ‘Tuition’ also resonates with college grads everywhere. “Sallie Mae pay off my tuition, please!” Kind of catchy right?

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WATCH: Tracy Morgan Shares How His Alter Ego Got Him Kicked Out of Prince’s House

We all know that Tracy Morgan can get wild, but when you’re wild enough to get kicked out of Prince’s house you must be on another level!

Watch Tracy describe why he had to put down his alter-ego “Chico Divine” after having a strange encounter in Prince’s home on …read more

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LISTEN: Prince Releases a New Single and Promises More

One day after announcing his rekindled partnership with Warner Bros. Records, Prince released “The Breakdown,” his latest single. Under the new partnership, Prince has promised a new album including a deluxe version of his album “Purple Rain” for its 30th anniversary.

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HILARIOUS: Kandi Burruss Tries To Imitate Mimi’s Shower Rod Sex Scene

The rumor is that Mimi Faust‘s steamy shower scene with boyfriend Nikko Smith has led to a nationwide shower rod shortage.

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss took her own hilarious stab at reenacting the seen. Check out Kandi’s funny Instagram videos and let us know …read more

Chris Brown Trial Set to Begin Monday

Embattled hip-hop and R&B-crooner Chris Brown is set to go on trial Monday to face assault charges stemming from an alleged altercation that occurred last year outside of a Washington, D.C. hotel, according to Agence France-Presse.

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REPORT: Apple Looking to Raise to Price of the iPhone 6 by $100

Even in the post-Steve Jobs era, Apple is thinking different.

But this time it might not be for the best.

Jefferies analyst Peter Misek says, “Our checks indicate Apple has started negotiating with carriers on a $100 iPhone 6 price increase. The initial response has been no, but there seems to be …read more

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Report: Over 100 Hate Crime-Murders Linked to White Nationalist Website

A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center links people charged with the murders of almost 100 people to a single far-right website, according to the Guardian.

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Ole Miss Frat Shut Down After Campus Noose Incident

The parent organization of a University of Mississippi fraternity has announced plans to close the chapter, nearly two months after expelling three members charged with hanging a noose around the neck of the statue of the school’s first black student, the Associated Press reports.

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Black Men Who Were Sexually Abused as Kids, and Why Some Didn’t Know It

What is especially sinister about child molesters is that they often take advantage of a child’s ignorance about sex to perpetuate the assault.

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Shanesha Taylor Faces 8 Years for Leaving Kids in Car

An Arizona prosecutor has announced plans to pursue charges against Shanesha Taylor, the homeless mother who left her two children in a car during a job interview in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to AZCentral.

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How the Griot of the Hood Became a Rap Storyteller for the Ages

April of 1994 equaled 30 days, from start to finish, of emotional highs and lows for those of African descent. The fourth month of that year saw the start of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi being massacred in the Rwandan genocide. On April 29, South Africa held its first …read more

How the Griot of the Hood Became a Rap Storyteller for the Ages

April of 1994 equaled 30 days, from start to finish, of emotional highs and lows for those of African descent. The fourth month of that year saw the start of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi being massacred in the Rwandan genocide. On April 29, South Africa held its first …read more

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Hats That Should Have Been Saved for Easter Sunday

The ultimate Easter accessory was never a colored egg. If you know what we know, the yearly celebration of Jesus’ resurrection is also your annual chance to glide through those church aisles with the most excessively stylish hat atop your blessed head. So why on Earth did these celebrities waste …read more

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Scandal Recap: In Search of a Soul

Thursday night’s season finale, “The Price of Free and Fair Elections,” was as Scandal-y as Scandal gets. Bombs, blood, tears, lies, alcohol and chic suits with impeccable tailoring were all jam-packed into the last episode. But despite all of the distractions, everyone seems to have been in search of one …read more

Idris Elba Welcomes New Baby Boy!

British actor Idris Elba shared the first snapshot of his new baby boy Winston with the world on Twitter on Friday.

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This Inmate’s Conviction Was Overturned in 1980 … but He’s Still in Prison 

Jerry Hartfield’s conviction for robbing and murdering a bus-station worker in 1976 was overturned in 1980—and yet the now 56-year-old man has remained in prison ever since, with the hope of a new trial seeming like an increasingly long shot.

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Paul Morton “Something Happens” [NEW MUSIC]

Bishop Paul S. Morton sings about praising Jesus’ name in his single “Something Happens.” Listen to this track from his album Best Days Yet and take the poll below to let us know if you liked it!

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Anthony Mackie Discusses Which Movie Was A Game-Changer In His Career [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Anthony Mackie has an extensive acting resume. From his role as Tupac in” “Nortorious,” to now playing a superhero in “Captain America: The Winter Solider,” there’s no doubt he’s one of the most versatile actors of our time. He talks to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” about …read more

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Black America Needs a ‘Let’s Move’ Campaign Against Smoking

In recent years, promoting healthy eating to help prevent a bevy of health woes has become the primary focus for health advocates within the black community. Thanks in part to greater media attention and high-profile representatives, other issues have also finally begun to win much-needed attention, including breast cancer and …read more

Ohio Teacher Fired for Telling Student ‘We Don’t Need Another Black President’

A science teacher in Fairfield, Ohio, was officially fired Thursday after facing accusations that he told a black student the nation did not need another black commander in chief, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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