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July 9, 2015

The Secret About Bob Ross’ Famous Hair That Most People Didn’t Know

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Anyone that knows the works of artist Bob Ross will remember him for the beautiful landscapes he used to create in a matter of minutes and in what seemed like complete ease. Those that remember the man himself will never forget his hair. It stood upright around his head — like a fuzzy afro. Many thought it reflected his true and gentle persona. But what many…

Writing Well Means Better Jobs, Promotions; Here’s How To Improve

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By Robert Stitt Maya Angelou once said, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Toni Morrison noted, “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” Whether you write for a living, or simply use writing in your workplace, being able to write is critical to your success. A study published in 2004 by…

Confederates at the brink

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — On Tuesday afternoon, after the South Carolina House had adjourned until morning, three-dozen legislators piled into black SUVs and drove a mile down the road to the South Carolina State Museum to see for themselves the Confederate Relic Room — the final resting place of the Confederate flag should a bill to remove it from the State House become law. The lawmakers were black and white, Democrats…

Wall Street’s day of chaos

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NEW YORK — Is the entire world going crazy? Greece faces a looming Sunday deadline to avoid crashing out of the euro zone and destabilizing the global economy. Chinese stocks are plunging with no end in sight. The New York Stock Exchange halted all trading Wednesday morning and United Airlines grounded flights. Both companies cited technical issues but offered little more information. Even the Wall Street Journal Web site suffered…

Hillary Clinton v. Trey Gowdy

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The war of words between Hillary Clinton and Trey Gowdy over her email practices is seriously heating up. Clinton allies and House Benghazi investigators are clashing over the 2016 presidential candidate’s prime-time defense of her email practices, including claims to CNN she did nothing wrong — and had “no obligation” to hand over any correspondence. “Everything I did was permitted,” Clinton said Tuesday night, in her first national TV interview…

Bill Cosby’s career is finished black America: Let it die

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Bill Cosby is a lot of things to a lot of people. There’s Bill Cosby the comedic genius, Bill Cosby the philanthropist, Bill Cosby the public face of “get off of my lawn and pull up your pants.” There’s the Bill Cosby who has been accused by over 25 women of sexual assault (sometimes after allegedly drugging them) and Bill Cosby the man who admitted to giving Quaaludes to young…

Chris Brown lashes out at daughter’s grandmother over child support payments

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Chris Brown has decided to let the courts decide the future of his daughter’s custody and child support payments, and he seems to be of the opinion that the custody battle should stay in the courts and out of social media. At least, that’s what he told the grandmother of his daughter Royalty when she took to Instagram to explain why she felt her granddaughter merited higher child support payments….

Let’s retire the term ‘black on black’ crime, focus instead on gang culture

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On January 21st, 2013, King College Prep’s marching band traveled from Chicago to Washington to perform at President Barack Obama‘s second inauguration festivities. This band had a beautiful and talented 15 year-old majorette who was an honor student and planned to spend time in Paris as part of an exchange program. On January 29th, after returning back to Chicago, she stood in Vivian Gordon Harsh park with her classmates, who were just…