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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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Does Keke Wyatt Deliver A Porsha Style Beatdown On This Season’s R&B Divas?

Give R&B Divas: Atlanta star Keke Wyatt a little credit. If she was confronted with a scepter and provoked, she would at least pray afterwards. But if you watch R&B Divas: Atlanta you know she wouldn’t run from a confrontation.

“First I would be human and respond the same way and …read more

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Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s ‘Most Beautiful’

NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine has named Lupita Nyong’o as the “World’s Most Beautiful” for 2014.

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in “12 Years a Slave,” tops the magazine’s list, announced Wednesday.

Commenting on being selected for this year’s cover, Nyong’o says: “It …read more

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Nia Long Poses Nude & She Looks Stunning!

Each year, Allure rounds up several stunning celebs to pose naked for magazine’s annual “nude stars” issue. This year, Nia Long bares it all for the world to see, and we must say 43 never looked so darn good!

The Best Man actress rocks nothing but the skin in the …read more

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IRS Awards Bonuses To 1,100 Who Owe Back Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday.

More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in the previous year, including …read more

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Oprah’s Former Stepmother Barbara Winfrey Blasts Mogul in Interview

Oprah Winfrey may have been the queen of daytime TV, but according to her former stepmother, she was treated less than royally by the Emmy winning and Oscar-nominated personality.

In an interview with The Daily Mail, Barbara Winfrey didn’t hold back on how Oprah treated her while she was married to …read more

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The Man Police Forgot to Lockup for 13 Years, Now Wants to Be Set Free

A St. Louis man was convicted in May 2000 of robbing a Burger King and was told that he would receive instructions on when and where to report to prison. He waited. The instructions never came.

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Racist Easter Eggs Found In Virginia

Parents in Henrico County, Va., were outraged Easter Sunday when they discovered Easter eggs with racist messages had been left on neighborhood lawns.

The Huffington Post reports:

Jackie Smith said she and her husband, Brandon, were doing a traditional egg hunt in their front yard when they found an egg slightly …read more

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You Won’t Believe What Oprah’s Ex-Stepmom Has to Say about Her

Oprah Winfrey called her stepmother on her birthday and told her that she had a few days to get out of the house she shared with Oprah’s father for over a dozen years.

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Jon Bon Jovi Helps Open Low Income Housing in Philly  

On Tuesday, rock star Jon Bon Jovi helped cut the ribbon on a 55-unit housing development for formerly homeless and low-income residents in Philadelphia, the Associated Press reports.

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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

The Supreme Court dealt another blow to affirmative action programs Tuesday, upholding the right of states to ban racial preferences in university admissions.

The decision came in a case brought by Michigan, where a voter-approved initiative banning affirmative action had been tied up in court for a decade. Seven other states …read more

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Tufts Conference Examines Barack Obama and American Democracy

Some of America’s leading public intellectuals, scholars and activists gathered at Tufts University April 16-18 for the fifth annual Barack Obama and American Democracy conference.

Michael Eric Dyson’s exhilarating opening keynote offered a rich intellectual and political framework for principled criticism of the Obama administration’s political and …read more

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Does a Diverse Wedding Reception Require a DJ Who’ll Play More Than Rap and R&B?

Dear Race Manners:

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A Swimming Pool In NY’s East River? It Might Happen, Say Planners

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York’s East River could be the next great place for a summer swim. The backers of the floating Plus Pool — an Olympic-sized structure with cruise-like decking — …read more

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Murder Was The Tattoo That They Gave Him

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word “murder” across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or cover it up.

Prosecutors say they aren’t opposed to …read more

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Tyler Perry Helps Single Mother Avoid Eviction

One single mother in Atlanta is very happy that Tyler Perry turned on the news. What he saw there has helped her avoid being thrown out of her home. Xernna Nieves and her son, John Williams, who suffers from aplastic anemia had just returned from a Make a Wish Foundation …read more

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Mimi Faust Sex Tape Sets Pre-Sale Record, Scandal Finale Draws 10.5 Million Viewers

TMZ reports that pre-sales of the Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta duo Mimi Faust and boyfriend Nikko Smith’s sex tape, Mimi & Nikko: Scandal in Atlanta have collected more than $400,000.

The success of the sex tape has instantly attracted attention from Vivid Entertainment founder Steve Hirsch, who …read more

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Lupita Nyong’o Signs With Top Talent Agency CAA

Fresh from her Academy Award win for 12 Years A Slave, Lupita Nyong’o has signed with Hollywood talent agency CAA.

The actress left Innovative and signed with the Century City-based firm, according to reports. She remains repped by D2 Management and law firm Del Shaw.

At CAA, Nyong’o will be handled by …read more

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Does John Legend Have a Baby Lookalike? Black Twitter Says Yes [PHOTO]

Everyone has a twin, so it’s said. In John Legend’s case, he’s got a lookalike who’s still a toddler. When a Twitter user named Rahel tweeted a picture of her baby nephew with the caption “My nephew looks like John Legend lol” it went viral in a matter of hours. …read more

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Uh-Oh: Civil Rights Group Targets Bravo Over ‘RHOA’ Fight

Civil rights group ColorOfChange has a bone to pick with Bravo over its African-American centered programs in the wake of Sunday’s Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion, which saw castmember Kenya Moore attacked by Porsha Williams.

“After weeks of promoting the RHOA reunion altercation, on Sunday executive producer Andy Cohen finally condemned …read more

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Sex Jokes With Kevin Hart Are Easy, According To Tika Sumpter

Actress Tika Sumpter had her work cut out for her when she stepped into the acting ring with comedian Kevin Hart…not because it’s her first acting gig (she’s earned her acting chops through films like “Sparkle” and “Think Like A Man”), but because no one is exempt from Hart’s …read more

The Walls Group “Satisfied” [NEW MUSIC EXCLUSIVE]

The Walls Group are four siblings signed to Kirk Franklin‘s Fo Yo Soul record label, and after the success of “Perfect People,” they simultaneously released “Satisfied” and “Love On The Radio.”

Take a listen to “Satisfied” by The Walls Group and tell us what you think by voting in our …read more

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9 Things We Discovered From Kelis’ Reddit AMA

One thing we should agree on about singer Kelis, is that she is one enigmatic force. It’s not every day that one of our favorite singers decides to go to culinary school, gets a cooking show, and then release an album based on her tastes (literally).

The Harlem-born songstress took to …read more

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Mitzi Miller named Editor-in-Chief of Ebony Magazine

Veteran editor Mitzi Miller has been handed the reigns of Ebony Magazine as she takes on her new position as editor-in-chief of the publication effective immediately, according to a press release.

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Paul Ryan to Meet with the CBC after Racially Insensitive Remarks 

House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., is on the forgiveness tour as he has scheduled a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus later this week. While the meeting is slated to be a discussion about poverty Ryan also will have to clear up what many in the black community deemed …read more

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Bootleg Movie Review: A Haunted House 2

In this week’s Bootleg Movie Review, Oleebo...no…Simcee…actually, Simcee’s brother, Bacca, gives a heart-stopping review of “A Haunted House 2.

Sort of.

Listen to the audio player below to hear the surprising connection between this movie and…”Coming To America???”

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KKK Launching Neighborhood Watch in Pennsylvania 

A neighborhood in Fairview Township will be under the protection of a new neighborhood watch group…comprised of members of the local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, PennLive.com reports.

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