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Robert Mugabe Resigns As Zimbabwe’s President After 37 Years

[ad_1] HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president Tuesday after 37 years in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. “My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of the people of Zimbabwe and my desire for a smooth, non-violent transfer of power,” said Mugabe in his letter which was read out in parliament, sparking cheers and dancing. Cars began honking horns and people cheered in the streets, as the news spread like wildfire across the capital, Harare. Mugabe, who had been the world’s oldest head of state at 93,...

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People Hurt In A NY Cosmetics Factory Explosion

[ad_1] NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say the number of people treated for injuries after two explosions and a fire at an upstate New York cosmetics factory has topped 125. Authorities initially said one employee was killed and up to 35 people, including seven firefighters, were injured when two blasts erupted Monday morning inside the Verla International plant in the town of New Windsor, 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of New York City. A spokeswoman for St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital says Tuesday that the number of people treated increased substantially later Monday, with more than 125 reporting injuries. Officials say most...

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FBI & Federal Prosecutors Investigate St. Louis Police Over Protests

[ad_1] The FBI and federal prosecutors are examining whether St. Louis police officers violated the civil rights of protesters who demonstrated after the acquittal in September of a White police officer who killed a Black man, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. “The FBI will collect all available facts and evidence and ensure that the investigation is conducted in a fair, thorough and impartial manner. As this is an ongoing investigation, we are not able to comment further at this time,” said Jeffrey B. Jensen, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Yet, Internal Affairs Division Commander, Rochelle D. Jones and Interim...

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Gayle King, Norah O’ Donnel Sexual Harassment Of Co-Host Charlie Rose

[ad_1] After more than two months of covering the growing number of harassment stories, “CBS This Morning” anchors Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King reported on one of their own this morning after the Washington Post revealed what appears to be systemic harassment at the hands of their co-anchor Charlie Rose. “Let me be very clear. There is no excuse for this alleged behavior. It is systematic and pervasive and I’ve been doing a lot of listening and I’m going to continue to do that,” said O’Donnell. “This I know is true. Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society...

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Gayle King Discusses Sexual Harassment Case Of Co-Host Charlie Rose

[ad_1] After more than two months of covering the growing number of harassment stories, “CBS This Morning” anchors Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King reported on one of their own this morning after the Washington Post revealed what appears to be systemic harassment at the hands of their co-anchor Charlie Rose. “Let me be very clear. There is no excuse for this alleged behavior. It is systematic and pervasive and I’ve been doing a lot of listening and I’m going to continue to do that,” said O’Donnell. “This I know is true. Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society...

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First Ever Cooking Show With All Black Chefs!

[ad_1] If you love cooking then you’ve probably watched shows like Top Chef and Chopped that features some of your favorite cooks duke it out until there’s only one left. That’s all well and good, but don’t you wish there was a little more diversity in these shows. Like more Black representation, especially since we know we can cook. Bringing It To The Table is a new web series that aims to do just that. This show will feature all African-American chefs showing off their skills all while having a good time! Black News.com reports: The six-part series will showcase talented African American chefs...

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Fat Man’s Corner: Don’t Mess With The Dressing!

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 11/21/17- Lavell was very serious about the number rule with Thanksgiving. Don’t play with the dressing! If you’re making it for the first time throw it out! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram 11 Differences Between a Black & White Thanksgiving Dinner 11 photos Launch gallery 1. Black people love giblets in their gravy and white people -- just plain ol' brown gravy will do 1 of 11 2. Stuffing vs. Dressing -- you know we're all about the latter! 2 of 11 3. White people eat Green Bean Casserole whereas Black people eat Broccoli & Rice Casserole 3 of 11 4. We're all...

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Top Of The Morning: Boiling Hot Dogs For Thanksgiving!

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 11/21/17- Yesterday was Monday and today is Friday according to Sybil who’s counting down the hours to her Thanksgiving break! Lavell is deep-frying his Turkey this year while Skip is going to,”boil the fool” out of some hot dogs. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram 11 Differences Between a Black & White Thanksgiving Dinner 11 photos Launch gallery 1. Black people love giblets in their gravy and white people -- just plain ol' brown gravy will do 1 of 11 2. Stuffing vs. Dressing -- you know we're all about the latter! 2 of 11 3. White people eat Green Bean Casserole...

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‘CBS This Morning’ To Air For 1st Time After Rose Suspension

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his nightly interview show and CBS News suspending him following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women. The women, who all worked for Rose or tried to work for him, accused the veteran newsman of groping them, walking naked in front of them and telling one that he dreamed about her swimming nude, the Post reported Monday. Rose, 75, said in a statement that he was “deeply embarrassed” and apologized for his behavior. It is unclear...

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Little Known Black History Fact: James Wormley Jones

[ad_1] James Wormley “Jack” Jones was a World War I veteran and former officer with the Washington Metropolitan Police Department. Jones is considered to be the first special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was instrumental in helping the agency take down Marcus Garvey’s burgeoning movement. Jones was born September 22, 1884 in Fort Monroe, Virginia. His family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, but Jones eventually returned to Virginia to complete his collegiate studies at Virginia Union University. In 1905, he joined Washington’s police force, rapidly rising  to detective. In 1917, Jones joined the U.S. Army and trained as an...

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