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The New York chapter of the Council For American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is hosting their annual banquet and fundraiser this Saturday, May 9th at Vanderbilt Hall of the NYU Law School. If you are in the New York City area this weekend, try to check it out! The keynote speaker, Hatem Bazian, is actually a distinguished […]

From the New York Daily News The head of the famed Brooklyn Steppers marching band – stars of President Obama’s inauguration parade – has been booted on suspicion of having sex with a teen band member, officials said. Tyrone Brown, 31, told the Daily News in an exclusive interview he is being smeared by “rumors […]

Amount of people in the U.S. diagnosed with swine flu: 253 Amount of people in the U.S. diagnosed with AIDS: 468,578 Amount of people who have died from swine flu this year in the U.S.: 1 Amount of people who have died from AIDS this year in the U.S.: 5,000 (est.) Amount of people worldwide […]

From New York Post.com: Gov. Paterson’s historically low ratings have sunk even deeper — with only 19 percent of New York voters approving of his performance, according to a Marist College poll released yesterday. In March, a Marist survey found his public approval rating to be a then-record-low 26 percent. Dr. Lee Miringoff, the poll’s […]

Kirk Franklin plans to take a break from music to focus on his growing youth ministry in California.

UPDATE: CNN is confirming that Michael Jackson’s mother Katherine has filed a petition seeking legal guardianship of her son’s three children. UPDATE: Londell McMillan, who is a Jackson family lawyer appeared on the “Today” show this morning and indicated that Michael Jackson’s mother Katherine wants custody of his three kids. Michael’s three children will most […]

These 10 iconic pictures underscore Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s brave determination to pave the way for each of us to enjoy a freer existence than he did.