Tag Archives: Maine

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Chinese Daredevil Known For Taking Dangerous Selfies On Skyscrapers Falls 62 Stories To His Death

By USA Today

A Chinese daredevil known for scaling skyscrapers without safety equipment

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The Key To Understanding Bitcoin: The Money In Your Bank Account Isn’t Real, Either

By Medium

Bitcoin is an illusion, a mass hallucination, so one hears.

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Is The Black Community Embarrassed To See Poor Black People On Television?

By Atlanta Black Star

Television is experiencing a “New Golden Age.”  Television dramas and comedies are earning high praise

Felony Charges Possible For Strangers Caught Having Oral Sex On Delta Flight

By ThisNThat

*Delta flight staff and the authorities alike say a 48-year-old woman and 28-year-old man

CDC Releases New Map Of States With The Most Sexually Transmitted Infections

By Backgroundchecks.org

Since we first looked at the data, the CDC has published new findings,

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Black Women In The U.S. More Likely To Die During Or After Childbirth: Why?

By Essence

Late at night on February 4, 2010, when she was 37 weeks pregnant, Fathiyyah “Tia” Doster 

BiRacial Student Cut Off By White Mother For Defending Kaepernick

By Vibe

Growing up, Kiara Lawhon wasn’t into politics. Born to a white mother and Puerto Rican/African-American father,

Since 2010, At Least 5 Americans Have Blown Off Their Genitals With Firearms

By DeathAndTaxes

The Internet is abuzz this week with the unfortunate mishap

Black Insurers Write New Life Policies: No. 42 of 45 Great Moments in Black Business

By Black Enterprise

Over 45 days, Black Enterprise shares 45 milestone events among the nation’s largest black-owned businesses

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Large Percent of Dollar Store Products Linked to Serious Health Problems Including Cancer

By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.

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South Shore : The Eviction Capital of Chicago

By Chicago Reader

Of the dozen evictions one four-deputy squad from the Cook County sheriff’s office set out to enforce on the south side last Friday, none ended in a screaming match, armed showdown,

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Student Denied Entry to Prom For Wearing African Dress, Principal Calls It Inappropriate

By Black Boot

Amari Williams is an Honor Student at Carencro High School in Carencro, LA. Like most students, she has been excited all year to attend her Senior Prom. On April 1, Amari was denied that opportunity.

 

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Georgia Woman Leaves Paralyzed Ex-Boyfriend In Woods To Die

By AskKissy.com

A Georgia woman is facing charges after authorities say she dumped her paraplegic ex-boyfriend in the woods and left him to die in the cold.

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Obamacare Isn’t The Issue, It’s The Insurance Companies

By Portland Press Herald

MILBRIDGE — With the recent news about increases in premiums for health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, everyone wants to vilify the ACA.

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An Entire Black Owned Village in Manhattan Was Destroyed To Build Central Park

By Timeline

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished.

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Study Shows Teens Who Smoke Weed Damage Their Brains For LIFE And Are More Likely To Develop Schizophrenia

By Daily Mail

Teenagers who regularly smoke cannabis suffer long lasting brain damage and are in much greater danger of developing schizophrenia. 

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The Secret To Asian American Success

By The Washington Post

For those who doubt that racial resentment lingers in this nation, Asian Americans

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Why The Black Community Loves Fidel Castro

By NBC Miami

Fidel Castro, the father of communist Cuba who led the country for nearly half a century

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Syrians Prefer Refugee Camp Over Predominantly Black Neighborhood In St. Louis

By Atlanta Black Star

St. Louis’ Northwest side, particularly Hodiamont Avenue

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Man Sentenced After Killing His Parents And Attempting To Kill His Siblings

By Cosmopolitan

Ashton Sachs, 22, was ordered on Friday to spend the rest of his life