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  • DC Mayor Marion Barry’s Son Dies of Drug Overdose at Age 36

    DC Mayor Marion Barry’s Son Dies of Drug Overdose at Age 36

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    DC Mayor Marion Barry’s Son Dies of Drug Overdose at Age 36

    Marion “Christopher” Barry, Jr., the only son of Washington, D.C.’s late embattled Mayor Marion Barry, died early Sunday, WUSA-TV reported. He was 36.

    The younger Barry, known to his friends as Christopher or Chris, died of an apparent overdose on synthetic marijuana, The Washington Post reported, quoting those close to him. No official cause of death was immediately confirmed.

    In a statement, Cora Masters Barry, Marion Barry’s widow, said: “My heart is broken. I am in shock. The news of his death is beyond comprehension.”


  • Atlanta’s Spelman College May Consider Admitting Transgender Students

    Atlanta’s Spelman College May Consider Admitting Transgender Students

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    Atlanta’s Spelman College May Consider Admitting Transgender Students

    Spelman College’s president is convening a task force to provide recommendations on whether the all-women’s, historically black college will admit transgender students.

    President Mary Schmidt Campbell included the information in a welcome back letter to the campus community on Thursday and posted on the private school’s website.

    Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to consider admitting transgender students. Other institutions, including Barnard College in New York City and the other members of The Seven Sisters association of historical woman’s institutions in the northeast have already enacted policies admitting those students.


  • Seaway Bank and Trust in Chicago Make Impression for All Black Banks

    Seaway Bank and Trust in Chicago Make Impression for All Black Banks

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    Seaway Bank and Trust in Chicago Make Impression for All Black Banks

    Chicago faith leaders gathered to share their initiative to encourage their congregations to open accounts at one of the city’s Black-owned banks.

    The group, which contains 100 pastors from across Chicagoland, held a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 9. to promise $100,000 in deposits for Seaway Bank and Trust Company. The bank, which was established to counter discriminatory lending practices, has been investing in community organizations since its inception in 1965. Banking with Seaway, the pastors say, is a way to directly help Chicago’s Black communities.




  • Donnie McClurkin Tells Fans on Periscope He is Not Engaged [VIDEO]

    Donnie McClurkin Tells Fans on Periscope He is Not Engaged [VIDEO]

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    Donnie McClurkin Tells Fans on Periscope He is Not Engaged [VIDEO]

    So, we are getting confused. First, we get reports that Donnie McClurkin is newly engaged to Nicole C. Mullen which has surprised everyone. Then just days later, gospel singer Erica Campbell gets on Instagram and states Christianpost.com reported his engagement falsely by twisting what was stated from Matt Crouch on a recent TBN show with Donnie McClurkin.

    Now, Donnie McClurkin is refuting it and stating he is not getting married to Nicole C. Mullen? Wow, what a turn of events.



  • Bobby Jones Gospel and BET Final Show After 35 Years [VIDEO]

    Bobby Jones Gospel and BET Final Show After 35 Years [VIDEO]

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    Bobby Jones Gospel and BET Final Show If You Missed IT [VIDEO]

    We didn’t get a chance to see the last and final Bobby Jones Gospel Finale, but maybe some of you didn’t as well. So, here’s the full video of the last show we will ever see after 35 Years!!

    See full show on video HERE

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