Top 10 Quotes by the Parents of Trayvon Martin


Published on July 25th 2013 by Leon Shepherd

The fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman took place on the night of February26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. Martin was a 17 year old high school student. On July 10, 2013, a jury acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder and of manslaughter. This list of quotes is a tribute to depict the grace and dignity that the parents ( Tracy Martin & Sybrina Fulton) of Trayvon displayed before, during and after the trial. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Greatest Songs by James Brown


Published on July 9th 2013 by Leon Shepherd

James Joseph Brown, Jr. (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was a singer and entertainer. Often referred to as “The Godfather of Soul“, Brown started singing in church groups and worked his way up. He has been recognized as one of the most influential figures in the 20th century popular music and was renowned for his vocals and incredible dancing. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 News Stories of the Week


Published on July 5th 2013 by Leon Shepherd
This list features the “Top 10 Black News Stories of the Week.”  Making headlines this week include: an “Ugly White Woman”, “50 Cent Charged with Domestic Violence”, “Kerry Washington Gets Married,” “Meagon Good’s Sexy Dress,” and a “Guide on How Not to Get Shot by the Police.”

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Top 10 Favorite Holidays


Published on July 2nd 2013 by Leon Shepherd

This list features my “Top 10 Favorite Holidays” celebrated by African Americans. The list also includes days that are not federal holidays, but special days that are very popular within the African American community. Kwanzaa did not make the list because its a seven day celebration, instead of a one day celebration. And lastly, the list is not in order of importance or significance, but in order of popularity. So, without further ado, let the debate begin. VIEW THIS LIST…

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