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April 30, 2012

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Four Reasons Not to Get Nasty on the First Date

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1. “The End.” Have you ever watched the ending of your favorite show before the beginning? If you ever do, you’ll notice you’re not anxious and/or excited to keep watching. Sex is the suspenseful ending of the show that has you on the edge of your seat. If you give away the ending before the beginning, what’s left to see?   2. Awkwardness. Oftentimes there’s a disconnect between men and…

AWESOME! Pilot Robin Petgrave Founder Of Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum Teaches Compton Kids To Fly

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CNN recently featured a Black pilot and entrepreneur Robin Petgrave who teaches young, inner-city kids in Compton how to cruise the sky through an after-school program. Petgrave, who is the founder of Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum, hopes it will keep these young people from cruising the streets. “When a kid learns how to fly, they learn discipline, they learn self-control, they learn time management,” Petgrave says. “They learn why all of…

Bobby Brown Says He’s Not The Reason Whitney Is Gone

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Bobby spoke about the last time he saw his wife of 15 years, saying: “She had this glow about her that was just, you know, incredible. I’m saying to myself, you know, ‘She must be … she must be doing really well,’ because she looked really well…[she] looked like she was in a good place.” When asked about Whitney’s cocaine use being the cause of her death, Bobby answered: “I…

Transgender Woman Involved In Bar Brawl Faces Murder Charges As She Defends Herself From Hate Crime

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On Monday, April 30, Chrishuan “CeCe” McDonald, a transgender woman  will stand trial for second-degree murder resulting from a fight she was involved in stemming from an fight she was involved in at a Minneapolis bar. However friends of McDonald, claim she is the victim of yet another hate crime — a sexually and racially based one. The facts:  Two white women and a white man reportedly began harassing McDonald…

Girl Raped By Father Forced To “Play Wife” And Serve Him Now Speaks Out To Help Others

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  A daughter forced to act as her father’s ‘wife’ has waived her right to anonymity to help other abuse victims. Emma Frost, 22, was left devastated after suffering a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father. Now, after seeing him jailed for life, she is taking the brave step of sharing her story in the hopes she can help others who have suffered a similar plight….

Trying To Be The Peacemaker, Production Assistant For ‘The View’ Gets Shot In Stomach

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A production assistant for “The View” was shot in the stomach trying to play peacemaker at a New York City bodega as she bravely protected her wounded cousin. “Put the gun down. Don’t be that person,” 25-year-old Lourdes Guillen begged the shooter, who had pumped two slugs into her male cousin’s stomach. “I knew that if my cousin got shot again, he would die,” she later said from her Bellevue…

Lil Wayne Settles $20 Million Dollar Lawsuit Out Of Court

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  Lil Wayne has finally struck a truce with a bitter ex-producer over the Grammy Award-winning “Lollipop” and other songs — settling the producer’s $20 million lawsuit out of court. TMZ broke the story … producer Darius Harrison — aka Deezle — sued Weezy over the album “Tha Carter III,”  claiming he produced several songs on the record, including “Lollipop,” but was never paid for his work. According to Darius, the album grossed over $70 million — and he wanted $20 million to…

Jordan Hill Charged With 3rd Degree Felony For Choking His Girlfriend

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  Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with choking his girlfriend of two years while he still played for Houston, and will have to make a court appearance there. KTRK in Houston was first to report that, according to court documents, the as-yet unnamed girlfriend told police Hill assaulted her on Feb. 29, choking her and causing bruises. KTRK says the girlfriend was in Houston to discuss the relationship’s…

Beyonce’s Mom Hurt By Surrogate Rumors

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  Beyonce Knowles has dismissed rumors that she and Jay-Z had their daughter Blue Ivy with the help of a surrogate mother, calling the allegations “just crazy.” Blue Ivy was born in January in New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital, where the superstar couple ramped up security and allegedly took over an entire wing of the maternity ward. But months before the baby girl was born, rumors swirled online that she…

The 411 On The Best Nuts For Your Health

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Nuts are nature’s way of showing us that good things come in small packages. These bite-size nutritional powerhouses are packed with heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of different nuts, as well as the best and worst products on supermarket shelves today. Of course, you can get too much of these good things: Nuts are high in fat and calories, so while…

Bill Clinton Joins Obama On Campaign Trail

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Former President Bill Clinton gave a rousing endorsement of fellow Democrat Barack Obama in his first 2012 campaign appearance with the president on Sunday night, and helped him raise more than $2 million. A white-haired and svelte Clinton, 65, pounded the podium and pointed at the crowd while addressing about 500 Obama supporters outside the Virginia home of his friend and Democratic adviser Terry McAuliffe. “I think he’s done a…

Hill Harper: I’m Really Sad That Floyd Mayweather Isn’t Fighting Manny Pacquiao

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In our weekly “Love Of The Game” series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week New York Timesbest-selling author and ‘CSI: NY’ star Hill Harper shares his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather’s upcoming fight against Miguel Cotto. “I’m watching my man Floyd Mayweather coming up to fight on May 5th and I’m really sad that he’s not fighting Manny Pacquiao. That’s a fight that should’ve been…

Raven Discusses Her Plan to Inspire Young Women

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Last month actress and television producerRaven Symone made her Broadway debutas Deloris Van Cartier in the theatre adaption of “Sister Act.” In addition to gracing the Great White Way, the former “That’s So Raven” star also kicked off her latest global health care initiative with Merck’s “Plan It Forward” campaign in an effort to inspire young women in planning their future. During a recent interview with The Huffington Post, Symone…

Ice Cube Reflects on Hip Hop’s Influence on the LA Riots

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By Courtney Garcia On the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, Ice Cube remembers where he was when the uprising broke, and how hip hop fueled the insurgence Twenty years ago, when the L.A. riots were ignited on April 29, 1992, a single man’s life became catalyst for a rap revolution led by Ice Cube and a handful of other hip-hop icons. By the time of Rodney King’s beating, rap had already put its…

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