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Black Students Are Mobilizing Against Prison Labor Exploitation At Their Universities

Black students all around the country are pushing to remove the presence of prison labor exploitation at their respective universities. Last year, after a contentious summer of unprecedented activism ...

Added May 14, 2021

Tank Unveils He Is Going “Completely Deaf” In One Ear

Singer/songwriter Tank shares in a touching Instagram video that he’s losing his hearing. In the clip he also says, “No matter what you’re going through, no matter where you find yourself, keep pushing ...

Added May 13, 2021

Kima Jones on Why She’s Ready For Her New Role as a Literary Agent

On her new role as an agent at Triangle House Literary, Kima Jones shared in an exclusive interview that she’s on the hunt for works by Black women writers. She also said, “Agenting was the natural next ...

Added May 12, 2021

Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Killers Plead Not Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charges

On Tuesday, Thea Brooks, Ahmaud Arbery’s aunt said: “This is the actual first time that we have actually been in the same courtroom with the people who are responsible for killing Ahmaud.” The three Georgia ...

Added May 12, 2021

J. Cole Speaks On His New Album ‘The Off-Season’: “I Put Everything on the Table”

On his upcoming album, J. Cole shared: “The Off-Season represents the many hours and months and years it took to get to top form.” The release arrives on Friday, March 14. J. Cole has been on a hiatus ...

Added May 11, 2021

Maya Angelou’s Face Will Appear on New Quarters Beginning in 2022

Maya Angelou and Sally Ride’s coins will be in circulation beginning next January. Angelou and Ride are the first women to appear on a series of quarters. Maya Angelou is set to be honored as a part of ...

Added May 11, 2021

Pop Smoke’s Fatal Home Invasion Was Orchestrated by a 15-Year-Old, According to Detective

The alleged gunman and four others forced their way into a Hollywood Hills AirBnB home being rented by Pop Smoke. They were set on stealing a Rolex and a Cuban link chain, only the Rolex was stolen and ...

Added May 10, 2021

40 Cal’s Daughter Saniyya Dennis Believed to Have Died By Suicide

40 Cal has spent the last week in Buffalo leading search efforts. On April 30th, former Dipset rapper 40 Cal (government name Calvin Byrd) took to social media to ask for help finding his missing daughter ...

Added May 06, 2021

A Bill Has Been Introduced Pushing FBI To Release Secret Files On Fred Hampton’s Death

The bill not only aims to get the FBI to release files on Fred Hampton’s death, but other files related to the organization’s counterintelligence program COINTELPRO. House Democrat and Illinois Black Panther ...

Added May 05, 2021

DNA Evidence Clears Arkansas Man Wrongfully Executed in 2017

Ledell Lee was wrongfully convicted of murder back in 1995. On April 20, 2017 the state of Arkansas executed Ledell Lee, a 51-year-old Blytheville native was convicted of the murder of his neighbor Debra ...

Added May 04, 2021

A$AP Rocky, Megan Thee Stallion, and Billie Eilish Announced As Governors Ball 2021 Headliners

The Governors Ball 2021 will also feature Post Malone, 21 Savage, DaBaby, Burna Boy, Earthgang, Princess Nokia, and Teamarr. The Governors Ball has officially launched its lineup for this year’s music ...

Added May 04, 2021

Former Dipset Rapper 40 Cal Calls Out for Help Finding Missing Daughter Saniyya Dennis

40 Cal recently met with Buffalo mayor Byron Brown to discuss her disappearance. Over the weekend, former Dipset rapper 40 Cal (government name Calvin Byrd) took to social media to ask for help finding ...

Added May 03, 2021

JAY-Z Reportedly Closes Deal To Sell TIDAL for $350 Million to Square Inc.

Square Inc. will receive 80% ownership of JAY-Z’s TIDAL, additionally, the tech company is set to acquire licensing deals with major record labels. JAY-Z has reportedly closed the deal to sell the majority ...

Added May 03, 2021

Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Killers Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges

In response to the charges, Ahmaud Arbery’s family attorney Benjamin Crump stated, “This is an important milestone in America’s uphill march toward racial justice, and we applaud the Justice Department ...

Added April 29, 2021

Kodak Black Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Sexual Assault Case Involving High School Student

Kodak Black was sentenced to 18 months probation for a 2016 sexual assault case involving a high school student. Trigger warning sexual assault. Rapper Kodak Black has pled guilty to first-degree assault ...

Added April 29, 2021

Eric Andre Speaks On “Stop-And-Frisk Racial Profiling” Incident By Clayton County Police

Eric Andre claimed that two plain clothes Atlanta police officers stopped him for a “random” search and asked if they could search him for drugs. In a series of tweets, Eric Andre alleged that he was racially ...

Added April 23, 2021

“He Dead And Gone Now”: Black Rob’s Manager Calls Out Diddy For Not Helping Sooner

Kal Dawson, Black Rob’s manager, spoke on reports that Diddy is helping to pay for the late Bad Boy rapper’s funeral. Amid reports that Diddy is going to help pay for Black Rob‘s funeral, the late rapper ...

Added April 23, 2021

Where to Watch DMX’s Live Streamed Memorial Services

Instead of a public memorial, DMX fans will be able to watch live streamed memorial services, one will take place at the Barclays Center on Saturday, April 24. Fans will have the option to commemorate ...

Added April 22, 2021

“I Want This Reported”: Eric Andre Says He Was Racially Profiled By Atlanta Police

Eric Andre claimed that two plain clothes Atlanta police officers stopped him for a “random” search and asked if they could search him for drugs. In a series of tweets, Eric Andre alleged that he was racially ...

Added April 21, 2021

Protesters Gather After Ohio Police Kill 16-Year-Old Ma’Khia Bryant

Ma’Khia Bryant reportedly called the police for help during a fight in her neighborhood. On Tuesday evening Columbus, Ohio police released bodycam footage of an officer fatally shooting Ma’Khia Bryant ...

Added April 21, 2021

Nancy Pelosi Awkwardly Thanks George Floyd “For Sacrificing Your Life” Amid Chauvin Verdict

Derek Chauvin was convicted of all charges in the killing of George Floyd late Tuesday. Amid the news that Derek Chauvin was convicted of all charges in the killing of George Floyd, Nancy Pelosi spoke ...

Added April 20, 2021

Derek Chauvin Convicted On All Charges In The Killing Of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin is expected to appeal the charges. On Tuesday evening, after just about 11 hours of deliberation, the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial finally came to a verdict. The jury found Chauvin guilty ...

Added April 20, 2021

Rolling Loud Miami 2021 Announces Lineup: Megan Thee Stallion, Travis Scott, City Girls, A$AP Rocky & More

New additions to the Rolling Loud Miami 2021 festival include Megan Thee Stallion, City Girls, Gucci Mane, Lakeyah and more. Tickets purchased by those who can no longer attend will be refunded. After ...

Added April 19, 2021

DMX’s Fiancée Shares Emotional Tribute Following His Death

The late rapper’s fiancée Desiree Lindstrom took to Instagram to share a touching message. A part of her message read, “The first night we met and you held me close. I knew I would never let go. I was ...

Added April 19, 2021

Simon & Schuster Won’t Distribute Book By Cop Involved In Breonna Taylor’s Death

The book, titled The Fight for Truth: The Inside Story Behind the Breonna Taylor Tragedy, and written by Sergeant Jonathan Mattingly, will still be published by independent publisher Post Hill Press. Simon ...

Added April 19, 2021