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    Report: “Smokin Joe” Frazier in Last Round of Fight With CancerFriends Requesting Prayers

    Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier is reportedly deathly ill and entering the final stages of his battle with liver cancer, according to reports. “He’s in serious shape, we’re looking for a miracle,’’ a source close...

    Why So Many Top “Car Guys” are Actually Women

    One of the most satisfying aspects of working in the American auto industry today is to see the way all three Michigan-based companies are turning out hit products, generating strong profits and putting thousands...

    Zimmerman Verdict: How Right, How Wrong?

    Black legal experts have conflicting opinions on the outcome of the trial of George Zimmerman, who was accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin during an altercation on the night of Feb. 26, 2012, in...

    Norfolk Principal Apologizes for Mock Slave Auction

    NORFOLK (AP) — A Norfolk school principal has apologized for a classroom activity last week in which a teacher staged a mock auction of Black and mixed-race students as part of a Civil War...

    Bashir Leaves MSNBC over Inflammatory Remarks

    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on the air about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. In an email, Bashir expressed hope...

    Cleveland Fires 1 Officer, Suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice Shooting

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline Tuesday against officers Timothy...

    Lawyer: Texas Police Must Show Arrest of Black Woman Not Racially Motivated

    DALLAS (AP) — The lawyer for a Black woman who's seen on video being wrestled to the ground and arrested by a White officer said Friday the burden is on police to prove the...

    Marines Cause Outrage After Posing with Nazi SS Flag

    U.S. Marines have created a new wave of international furor, sending officials scrambling to explain another incident of unbecoming behavior and ignorance. A September 2010 photo showing 10 U.S. Marines purposely posing with a...

    Waterfront Dream Home Will Cost Owners More in Flood Insurance

    COLLEGE PARK -- Flood insurance rates are going up. Congress moved to close a $27 billion deficit in the National Flood Insurance Program last summer by eliminating federal subsidies and requiring rates to reflect each...

    Ex-NFL Player Darren Sharper Charged with Rape of Two Women in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rape charges have been filed in Las Vegas against former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who already faces sexual assault charges in Los Angeles, New Orleans and the Phoenix area. Sharper's Las...

    New Republican Artur Davis Says Romney `Is Going to Be Inclusive’

    TAMPA, Fla.—Former Democrat Artur Davis, who once supported President Obama as a Black member of the Alabama delegation to the House of Representatives and became a Republican after his re-election loss, talked with the...

    Amtrak to Feature The Great (Black) Migration Exhibit During National Train Day in Philadelphia

    The story of the Black Great Migration will come alive as Amtrak honors the landmark movement in American history during an exhibit at National Train Day in Philadelphia on May 7. “Amtrak is honored...

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