Obama re-election backlash, Chicago's "heat list," and purple drank. Check out this week's hot topics in the news.
If you have a teenager, chances are you know what this popular beverage is. Writer Gregory Kane discusses a fad that has teens and NFL players alike flirting with danger.
Click here to read more on the popular "purple drank".
Baltimore Bus Brawl
It’s getting pretty dangerous on the public transit system these days. Bus drivers are having some “postal” issues and going crazy on their riders.
Unlike the Cleveland bus driver, the Baltimore bus driver never hit the girl, but appeared to be trying to restrain her and get her under control.
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Chicago Police Department Implements Controversial 'Heat List' to Fight Crime
Armed with what they deem “heat lists,” cops assigned to the department’s Fugitive Apprehension Section now roam city streets in active and door-to-door pursuit of suspects wanted for misdemeanor crimes as minor as trespassing or disorderly conduct.
So-called “hot people” are far more likely themselves, as a result of social ties and connections, to become the victims or perpetrators of similar crimes.
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Obama: Four More Years of Racism
It was bad enough that conservative blowhard Ann Coulter called Obama a “retard,” but now that Obama has soundly thrashed Mitt Romney to re-claim the White House, angry bigots are coming out of the shadows.
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Rep. Jackson Should Come Clean
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. owes his loyal constituents something he hasn’t offered them lately: Honesty.
"To slap us in the face now, you just lied to us," Chicago Alderwoman Carrie Austin told reporters Thursday. "You just lied to us. I feel so betrayed."
Click here to read more about the latest on the Jesse Jackson Jr. scandal.
Secession From U.S.? Dream On
Didn’t we settle this question 147 years ago? Lately, it seems that all it took was the re-election of a black president to make a lot of white people set history aside, as well as practicality and common sense.
Click here to read more on the seemingly senseless backlash from the election.
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (6/18-6/24)
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1. Me & the homie @jaleelwhite #RujohnFoundation Happy to be in Jamaica! Good times
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5. Good Morning. Early day in Detroit! Making press rounds for @thebossnetwork's Ladies That Lead Tour. Thank you @traycemadre and @colourbynumbr for my glam.
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6. POWER the best show on TV @djenvy, Queens we so big out here. #EFFENVODKA #FRIGO
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7. They said u lost a step, wasn't explosive as once was, the best days was in the real view, questioned your drive, your leadership, your commitment, you don't have killer instinct, going back home is the worst mistake in your career, he got the coach fired, players traded, won't work between him and Kyrie, Him and Kev won't work, love your teammates to much, there's no way he can deliver a championship in his hometown, etc etc etc.... But guess what THATS NONE OF MY BUSINESS #StriveForGreatness #ThisOneIsForTheLand #PutSomeRespeckOnMyName Hahahaha!!! Yes sir
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8. Oooooh weeee this man right here is responsible for at least three of our four babies!! #JOE ❤❤❤🎤 #rnb #king #voicelikebutter #ForPeetesSake
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9. Hanging with my @abcnetwork family! @abcunclebuck tonite y'all check us out ! @anthonyanderson @traceeellisross
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10. My broski ( @sayeedshahidi ) and I are on Top 5 Live on @go90 at 5 (which is super duper close)! Make sure to tune in :) #UncleBuck #Blackish
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11. Lights out💤 #GoodNight
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12. Late nights mornings
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13. Ran into the lovely talented @siedahgarrett on this brutiful favvuz deh!
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14. #halal #love #thedargans #kattwilliamsSHOW #mashallah when that Jennah piece HIT!! @sweetjennahcollection glasses by @baddieglamaccessories LIZ 😍 @dynamiteko top @dazzledmv and jeans @thevision414 and shoes: @louboutinworld
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15. Big Hair and Optical Illusions #OceanDrive #MiamiLiving #coverparty
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16. MAMA and THE SAVAGES ... ⚓️ #supportyourlocalgirlgang
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17. From the bottom of my ❤️, thank you new followers & old! & hello fellow night owls! #grateful #racheltrue #naturalhair #curlyhair #curlygirl #healthyhair
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18. I feel so grateful because I met these amazing young minds, visiting from Houston TX, during their college tour stop today at #usc.These students are ALL extraordinary and embody academic excellence so I'm humbled to have shared a few moments with them to applaud and celebrate their bright futures ahead! Thank you @EmergeFellows for inviting me to speak and blessing me with your love and attention this afternoon!
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19. Happy Fathers Day Pops. U taught me how to be a man. Lessons of love, hard work & gratefulness. Sorry the fishing didn't stick. LOL. I Love U!
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20. Sky Zone and Ice Cream! Best Fathers Day Ever!! Photo credit @mariahcarey
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21. Look what finally came in the mail 😎 #mtvmovieawards2016 💥+🌽! #straightouttacompton
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22. Claudia Jordan: ....
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23. 'Member that time I almost knocked a bajillion dollar camera off the car? Really? Yeah, me neither! #Greenleaf Episode 2 comin atcha!
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24. Full of love. #birthday #Cabo
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25. Oh hey! Look who just joined Snapchat
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