Michael Brown Reportedly Begged Police Not to Shoot Him

Dorian Johnson, a friend of Brown’s, told MSNBC that Brown said “I don’t have a gun, stop shooting!” before the officer shot him several more times.

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Black Girl Rocks the Little League World Series!

Little Mo’ne Davis has led first ever team from Philadelphia into the little league world series

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Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Misses the Mark

Susana Morris says that testing is a waste of money and perpetuates a long-held myth of what life welfare looks like.

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Renisha Was On Trial All Along

A journalist reflects on being in the courtroom for the trial of the Theodore Wafer, convicted for murder of the teen who simply came to his door for help.

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[Ending Rape 4 Ever] A Spiritual Healing For Survivors

Lori S. Robinson shares a meditation that carried her through and can get you through too.

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Robin Williams Dies

The iconic actor and comedian was 63

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Yes Brides, We Love It When You Rock a Bold Lip!

Our resident bridal makeup artist B Wilson tells you how to get this stunning look for your special day.

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7 Really Good Heat Protectant Serums for Natural Hair

Protecting your strands before heat styling is the key to preserving healthy hair

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Is First- Date Sex Hurtful or Harmless?

Going down that road too early in a relationship is fine for some and fatal for others. Sexpert Glamazon Tyomi makes the distinction.

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Soul Provider: The Cast of “Get On Up’ Talks James Brown

[COVER STORY] Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis and Tika Sumpter embrace the majesty of the hardest working man in show biz.

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