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Anonymous Release New Video Warning Ferguson Police And KKK: ‘We Are The Law Now'

Nov. 21, 2014 - A video surfaced Thursday reportedly released by the hacker group Anonymous warning Ferguson, Missouri police officers and the Ku Klux Klan to remain peaceful and refrain from using violence against local protesters.

Anonymous, an unidentified group of online activists against racism and violence, published the video after they took over the KKK’s website and seized two Twitter accounts earlier this week in response to deadly threats the white supremacist group made to demonstrators in Ferguson. Read more at huffingtonpost.com.

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White Americans Draw Distinctions Between African-Americans And Blacks

Nov. 21, 2014 - White Americans are fine with African-Americans. Blacks, however, are a different story.

That’s the disturbing implication of a new study, which finds the way a person of color is labeled can impact how he or she is perceived.

In the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, a research team led by Emory University’s Erika Hall argues that “the racial label ‘black’ evokes a mental representation of a person with lower socioeconomic status than the racial label ‘African-American.’” Read more at huffingtonpost.com.

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Singer Monica shows fans her other career on Instagram

Nov. 21, 2014 - Singer Monica posted a photo on Instagram showing off another career. The singer posted a picture of herself in scrubs, captioning the shot “I have other dreams and aspirations so I pursue them when my babies are asleep and my musics done!” She posted the photo with #BeenAtWorkSince7yesterday. Because of the scrubs, many of her fans originally thought that Monica has been pursuing a career as a nurse. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Florida Classic

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Location: Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium

Contact: website: http://floridaclassic.org

The Florida Blue Florida Classic, featuring the Florida A&M University Rattlers and the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats, the nation's largest HBCU rivalry, the game will be televised live nationally on ESPN Classic.

This year’s Florida Blue Florida Classic is features an exciting weekend of activities surrounding the game. In addition to the on-field showdown between the Rattler and Wildcat football teams, the weekend will once again feature the FAMU Marching "100" meeting the B-CU Marching Wildcats in the McDonalds Halftime Show.

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Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Friday, November 28, 2014

Location: The Mahaffey Theater in St. Pete

Contact: website: www.themahaffey.com

In Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Broadway director Neil Goldberg re-imagines the holiday season with more than 300 costumes, 20 acts and 30 performers from 12 countries showcasing an endless variety of imaginative, heart-pounding and gravity-defying feats you have to see to believe.

Category: Entertainment Events

Readers Choice Books & Gift Expressions 17th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Location: Readers Choice Bookstore, 4341 34th St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: Readers Choice Books and Gift Expressions | Tangela Murph Bailey | phone: 727-867-3696 | email: princessdenise.8818@yahoo.com

Friends, Family, Church Members and Community Leaders are Cordially Invited to Readers Choice Books & Gifts Expressions 17th Anniversary Celebration serving the Community as Tampa Bay Only Black Owned Bookstore. Featuring Special Guest " Sylvia " GBABY " Cohen from Atlanta, Ga who is a Reknown Artist and Creative Designer of Tote Bags, Inspirational Journals and Calendars Free Food and Entertainment by Jazz Saxophonist Henry Ashwood The Evening will include a Fashion Show of Local Artists, Poetry Readings, Spoken Word, Instrumental Musical, Comedy, Christian Rap, Gospel Music, along with Special Tributes to the Award Winning Business Owner" Tangela Murph Bailey " Call Princess Denise @ 727-488-8818 or Tangela @ 727-867-3696 if you're interested in being a Guest Performer at Readers Choice 17th Anniversary Celebration by sharing your musical talent and Gifting with the Community

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