Teacher Fired for Using Word "Negro" in Class?

Teacher Fired for Using Word "Negro" in Class?

A Bronx teacher says a major misunderstand led to her firing - and now she's during for damages as a result.

Petrona Smith, an African-American native of the West Indies and a junior high instructor at PS 211 until March 2012, has been unemployed ever since she gave her Spanish class a color lesson in which she used the word "negro."

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Rapper Faked Own Death? Warrant Out for Tim Dog

Rapper Faked Own Death? Warrant Out for Tim Dog

On February 14, Timothy "Tim Dog" Blair was reported dead, with sources as reputable as Rolling Stone reporting he passed away from a diabetes-related seizure.

But Esther Pilgrim believes otherwise: she says the ex-rapper faked his death in order to swindle her out of $32,000.

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