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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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ACTION PLAN FOR MEN AND YOUTH TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THEIR STREET

ACTION PLAN FOR MEN AND YOUTH TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THEIR STREET
Accepting Your Responsibility to Rebuild Your Community

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Tuskegee Airmen Pilot Lowell Steward Dies at 95

Lowell Steward, the former Tuskegee Airman who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, died Wednesday at a hospital in Ventura, Calif., the Guardian reports. He died of natural causes, according to his son Lowell Steward Jr.

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President Obama’s Best 2014 Moments

This is by no means an exhaustive list. And I’m not suggesting that there’s consensus about the positives and negatives of President Barack Obama’s various initiatives—although I’m guessing that folks on both sides of the aisle were tickled by his exchange with that overzealous boyfriend in the Chicago voting station—but …read more

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North Korea Asks for Joint Probe Over Sony Hacking

North Korea on Saturday proposed an investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of “serious” consequences if Washington officials reject a probe that it believes would clear their country of orchestrating the cyberattack, the Associated Press reports.

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St. Louis Prosecutor ‘Manipulated’ Ferguson Grand Jury, Lawmaker Claims in Call for Probe

A Missouri lawmaker has accused St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch of “manipulating” the grand jury in the explosive Ferguson, Mo., case to clear Darren Wilson, the white officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, 18, who was black and unarmed, after a brief confrontation, the Associated Press reports.

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Sony Hires Scandal Crisis Expert

Following an uproar over information contained in emails obtained by hackers allegedly working for North Korea’s government, Sony has hired crisis management specialist Judy Smith, according to the Hollywood Reporter, citing a report at TMZ. Smith is the real life inspiration for Kerry Washington’s popular ABC Scandal character, Olivia …read more

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Stop Hating: 3 Reasons Why Standing in Line for Jordans Makes Sense 

The Air Jordans pictured above are being rereleased Saturday. That may mean nothing to you, but to hordes of young men and women who slept outside for the opportunity to win the golden ticket—à la Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory—to purchase them, it means the world.

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Medicaid Fight: Why So Many Black Folks Are Stlll Uninsured

It’s no secret that we’re witnessing a reverse black exodus to the South, forced by recession, gentrification, reconnected family ties and hipster racism. Yet while three-quarters of black population growth in the U.S. is happening in the heart of Dixie, the health care numbers show a different story: It’s …read more

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The Obamas Reveal Personal Struggles With Racism In America

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama opened up recently in an interview with People magazine about their personal experiences with racism in America.

In the interview, replete with anecdotes of their challenges, the first couple said their journey from Chicago’s South Side to the White House has not …read more

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Chicago Mayor Unveils ‘Road Map’ To Combat Violence

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Chicago leaders this week unveiled a “road map” to combat violence.

The report and recommendations, released Tuesday by Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Commission for a Safer Chicago, are aimed at tackling youth violence in the city. It came just days after the city was …read more

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Feds Sue N.Y.C. Over Rikers Island Jail Violence

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a U.S. Department of Justice investigation found was a “deep-seated culture of violence” against young inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex.

The move comes just a day after Mayor …read more

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Whoopi Goldberg Doesn’t Think Obama Being Mistaken for a Valet is Racist

As it turns out, The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg doesn’t think it’s racist that President Barack Obama has been mistaken for a waiter and a valet, or that wife Michelle has also been solicited for help by a Target customer.

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Man Fakes Heart Attack At Local Walmart While Friend Leaves With Cartload Of Toys

A bumbling pair of alleged robbers tried to get away with Yuletide shenanigans at their local Walmart in Lake Wales, Florida. Suspect Genard Dupree, 27, faked a heart attack, so that his accomplice Tarus Scott, 30, could exit the store with a shopping cart full of toys valued at …read more

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What Does Ending The Cold War With Cuba Mean For Afro-Cubans And African Americans

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced the normalizing of relations with Cuba and subsequently ending the Cold War with our neighbor just 90 miles off coast of Florida.

During Pres. Obama’s address, he told the nation, “These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked.” With this action, Mr. …read more

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Second Graders Protest For Ferguson During Recess & Parents Are Outraged

Second graders from Alma Del mar Charter School in Bedford, Massachusetts took to the streets and rallied against police for the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri at the hands of officer Darren Wilson. It was 11:30 in the morning, typically the time these kiddos have recess, but …read more

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Mike Tyson Talks Maturity & Sobriety With Earl Sweatshirt

Mike Tyson and Earl Sweatshirt sat down for an interview about their lives, careers, fears and expectations. During the sit-down for Citizens of Humanity , the legendary boxer shared much of his insight with the young Odd Future rapper, who happens to be a 20-year-old.

“We don’t know at …read more

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Sony Warned Not To Cast Denzel Washington Due To “Racist” International Audiences

Denzel Washington’s name has been brought up in the ongoing story regarding the Sony Pictures hack. The Independent reports that an unnamed producer told Sony chairman Michael Lynton that African Americans are not well received by overseas audiences due to racism.

“I believe that the international motion picture audience is racist …read more

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Sony Warned Not To Cast Denzel Washington Due To “Racist” International Audiences

Denzel Washington’s name has been brought up in the ongoing story regarding the Sony Pictures hack. The Independent reports that an unnamed producer told Sony chairman Michael Lynton that African Americans are not well received by overseas audiences due to racism.

“I believe that the international motion picture audience is racist …read more

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Report: Rihanna’s Drunken Father Ronald Fenty Thrown Out of Her Diamond Ball

Things aren’t going so well for Rihanna‘s father, Ronald Fenty … and their relationship.Fenty was thrown out of the singer’s recent charity ball after showing up to the event drunk.

Rihanna’s father revealed his daughter paid for him to enroll in a Malibu rehab center last year in a bid to …read more

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Obama Launches Task Force To Examine Police-Community Relations

In the aftermath of ongoing nationwide protests against police violence in the Black community, President Barack Obama Thursday signed an executive order to create a panel that will gather recommendations to help strengthen trust between law enforcement and local communities, according to a White House news release.

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4 Boston Women Report Assault & Rape From Ride-Share Services Within 2 Hours Of One Another

Four women in Boston have reported inappropriate behavior and touching while riding in gypsy taxis (acting as identifiable services like Uber) and one of the women has accused an actual Uber driver of rape. Three of those incidents occurred this past Sunday, and the Uber episode was on December …read more

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32-Year-Old Woman Involved with Hanged NC Teen Believes He was Murdered

Michelle Brimhall, the 32-year-old mother of three that was in a relationship with hanged black N.C. teen Lennon Lacy broke her silence in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mail, saying that she believes Lacy was killed because of their interracial relationship.

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College Student Lands In Jail For Not Having State Driver’s License

Ariel Delegol is a junior at Clark Atlanta College who has never seen the inside of a jail—until recently. The young lady was stopped for speeding and instead of being given a ticket, the officer cuffed her and hauled her off to a county jail for having a Michigan driver’s …read more

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Penn State’s Sandusky Won’t Get His Pension Back

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.

Sandusky’s attorney Chuck Benjamin told The Associated Press on Friday that the State Employees’ …read more

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Nicki Minaj Smashes Billboard Record for Female Rap with ‘Only’

Nicki Minaj‘s “Only” soars 10-1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart this week, giving the artist her fourth No. 1 — the most among female rappers in the 56 years since the chart launched as a sales/airplay hybrid tally.

Minaj surpasses Missy Elliott (with three No. 1s), and moves ahead of Da …read more

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Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty to DUI

BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.

Phelps, 29, was arrested Sept. 30. Documents show he was stopped for speeding and crossing the double yellow line while driving in the …read more

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Illinois Woman Wants to Trademark ‘I Can’t Breathe’ for Clothing 

One Illinois woman is hoping to get the trademark to New York’s Eric Garner’s dying words to use them for commercial purposes in one incredibly classy move, the Smoking Gun reports.

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