Tony Dungy: “I Wouldn’t Have Drafted Michael Sam”

The former coach and current NFL analyst said the story around Sam would have been too big of a distraction. 

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The Context Behind the Renisha McBride Trial

Jezebel’s Hillary Crosley writes on how race often puts black murder victims on trail instead of the actual murderer. 

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“This Is Indeed a Massacre” Palestinians in Gaza Respond to Siege

As the civilian death toll rises, Kristian Davis Bailey examines the plight of those living in the war torn Middle East. 

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There are some similarities between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ then you may realize…

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With his third album ‘Mali Is..,” Music follows the gospel-to-R&B path set by Ray Charles and Same Cooke. 

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Check out a few tasty twists on the avocado classic

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Pharrell Joins the iTunes Festival, plus Erykah Badu slays a disrespectful Twitter follower, and Mase leaves his church in today’s Truth, Lies, and Gossip headlines.  

LGBT Non-Discrimination Order Signed by President Obama

Slate reports that the historic order protects all federal employees from discrimination on the basis of gender identity. 

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5 College Scholarship Scams to Avoid

Bona fide student loan companies don’t impose upfront application fees. So they won’t ask you for a check or credit card payment upfront.

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BLACK POP DAILY


Damon Dash Calls Out Kanye plus Beyoncé teases a trailer for ‘Fifty Shades of Gray’ and Farrah Franklin gets locked up in Today’s Truth, Lies, and Gossip headlines. 

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