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cosby cover35 women share their accounts of being assaulted by Bill Cosby in New York Magazine…

The July 29 cover story of New York magazine is called “Cosby: The Women. An unwelcome sisterhood” and caused the New York Mag website to crash over the weekend.  The cover photo includes 35 women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault with one empty seat on the cover to represent the one woman who does not want to be named.

Also this week Spelman College cut all ties with Bill Cosby and returned his endowment.  More details on how much money the college returned below.  READ MORE

Cosby Suffers Yet Another Collegiate Severed Tie


More bad news for comedian Bill Cosby! Spelman College has decided to indefinitely suspend “The William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professorship!”

Check out the details below!


Morehouse Students Accused of ON-CAMPUS RAPE


L to R: Lucien Kidd, Tevin Mgbo, Malcolm Jamal Frank, and Chaukwudi Ndudikwa

Four Morehouse College students have been accused of raping two female students from nearby Spelman College in Atlanta. READ MORE

T.I. appears to be a natural when it comes to poker. Sources tell the rap superstar played in his first ever live poker game this week and won a few thousand dollars. T.I. performed in St. Louis on Monday night and reportedly decided to kill a little time before his flight by hitting up the Lumiere Casino. Tip is said to have bought into a poker game for 500 dollars, and wound up leaving the table with between 25-hundred and three-thousand dollars.

When he’s not busy at the poker tables, T.I. is working on his next studio effort “Trouble Man.” The record is expected to drop sometime later this year. “Trouble Man” will be Tip’s follow-up to 2010’s “No Mercy,” which hit number one on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums chart.
TI and Nelly teamed up earlier this week to shoot the video for their song “This Time of Night” off TIP’s new mixtape “F*ck Da City Up.’ The video, shot in ATL’s famed strip club “Diamonds” of Atlanta is already being labeled as “Tip Drill Pt 2.” Nelly and T.I. I can’t wait to see it…

As Graduation season ensues 2 universities have sent their graduates on with a high debt to income ratio courtesy of Sallie Mae and words of wisdom that they will never forget. The Universities that I’m speaking of are none other than Morehouse and Spelman College. First Lady Michelle Obama, Journalist Gwen Ifill and law professor Charles Ogletree. The commencement speakers provided the graduates with positive and encouraging words to send them off on the road to success.

Mrs. Obama gave the ladies of Spelman a charge “You have an obligation to see each setback as a challenge and as an opportunity to learn and grow. You have an obligation to face whatever life throws your way with confidence and with hope.” Ms. Ifill and Mr. Ogletree told the 500 Graduating Morehouse Men that they have to take the reigns from previous generations and move the pendulum of justice forward.

“They have sacrificed for us,” Ogletree said. “It’s up to the men of Morehouse, the class of 2011, to stand up and sacrifice for those who follow.”