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  • The Difference Between West Coast Blacks & Southern Blacks

    The Difference Between West Coast Blacks & Southern Blacks

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    The Difference Between West Coast Blacks & Southern Blacks

    Are you the type of person that likes to travel to different states just to see the contrariety of cultures within the black people in that particular city?  If yes–then this isn’t your typical list of northern vs. southern contrariness as you may think. Forget the northern part of the hemisphere–let’s concentrate on the Black folks from the West Coast and Southern parts of the earth. Take for instance, in the West Coast you have California-a melting pot full of ethnicity. Where everyone including the black folks seems jolly. Take a look below at the differences below….




  • Blues Guitarist B.B. King’s Funeral and Burial Dates Set

    Blues Guitarist B.B. King’s Funeral and Burial Dates Set

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    Blues Guitarist B.B. King’s Funeral and Burial Dates Set

    Blues legend B.B. King will be celebrated on this coming Saturday. According to the musician’s youngest daughter, Claudette. She confirms his funeral will take place May 23rd in Las Vegas, according to her Facebook page:

    “Thank you everyone for your well wishes. My dad’s service is next Saturday, May 23rd in Las Vegas. Lying in state Friday, May 22, 2015. More later,” she posted.

    It’s confirmed there will be a public viewing of Mr. B.B. King from 3-7 p.m. Friday at Palm Mortuary West in Las Vegas.


  • Yes Texas Yes?  Senate Approves Protecting Clergy Who Refuse Homosexual Marriages

    Yes Texas Yes? Senate Approves Protecting Clergy Who Refuse Homosexual Marriages

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    Yes, Texas Yes! Senate Approves Protecting Clergy Who Refuse Homosexual Marriages

    The Texas Senate voted overwhelmingly on Monday to allow clergy members to refuse performing marriages that violate their religious beliefs, as top Republicans move to further shield the nation’s largest conservative state from a possible US Supreme Court ruling allowing gay couples to wed.

    The bill, approved 21-10, requires a final, largely procedural Senate vote before heading to the state House.

    Democrats were quick to point out that existing constitutional guarantees separating Church and state already allow houses of worship to set their own religious policies regarding marriage ceremonies and all other aspects of faith.


  • We About Tired of Her Now! Raven-Symone Doesn’t Want Harriett Tubman on $20 Bill

    We About Tired of Her Now! Raven-Symone Doesn’t Want Harriett Tubman on $20 Bill

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    We About Tired of Her: Raven-Symone Doesn’t Want Harriett Tubman on $20 Bill

    Raven is getting Internet-shamed — non-stop. This time it’s over her remarks about whether to replace Andrew Jackson with 19th-century abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

    “I don’t like the idea,” she said. “I think we need to move a little more forward… I understand history, I get it — trust me I was taught, I’m in that culture — but there was also Wilma Mankiller, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Tubman. I would have personally chosen Rosa Parks.”


  • “3 1/2 Minutes” Film About Jordan Davis’ Murder by Michael Dunn [VIDEO]

    “3 1/2 Minutes” Film About Jordan Davis’ Murder by Michael Dunn [VIDEO]

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    “3 1/2 Minutes” Film About Jordan Davis’ Murder by Michael Dunn [VIDEO]

    This trailer for a new film on the final moments of Jordan Davis’ life gave us goosebumps. Check out ‘3 and 1/2 minutes, 10 bullets’ below.Davis was the 17-year-old Florida teen who was shot and killed by Michael Dunn in November, 2012. Dunn was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole in October, 2014.

    Posted by TheGrio on Friday, May 15, 2015


  • Black Rodeo Founder, Lu Vason Dies At 76

    Black Rodeo Founder, Lu Vason Dies At 76

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    Best known for the  Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, founder and producer Lu Vason who grew up in Berkeley, California. He moved to Denver in 1977.   Vason, who lived in Aurora and had just turned 76, died early Sunday of a heart condition, said Les Franklin, a close friend of Vason’s and the founder of the Shaka Franklin Foundation for Youth.

    Like many successful people Lu Vason had a varied life, with each experience leading him to his destiny. He had established himself as an innovative leader in special events marketing. had over 40 years experience as a producer, media impresario and marketing consultant.


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