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[WATCH] Florida Teacher Complains Parents Drink, Smoke And Appear Half-Dressed During Online Classes

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Teachers in Florida have announced that they are seeing unacceptable behavior during Zoom classes, not with students—but from parents.Boca Raton Elementary teacher Edith Pride delivered an interesting message to parents. “Parents, please make sure that you have on proper clothing when you are walking behind your child’s computer because we’ve seen them in their drawers, their bras, […]

[WATCH] LGP QUA Spits Bars To The Youth On Funk Flex Freestyle

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LGP Qua went up Funk Flex’s legendary show on Hot 97 and proved why he is the new voice of the youth. Rapping over an instrumental produced by BudaDaFuture, the North Philly MC touched on everything from stimulus checks, non-believers and hard work. Qidere Johnson known as LGP Qua has been no stranger to going viral […]

[WATCH] What Happened To Soldier Vanessa Guillen?

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As a woman working in the entertainment industry, it’s hard to hear stories like Vanessa Guillen’s. I know the feeling of not wanting to speak up about sexual harassment in the work field and for many of us it becomes part of the job. The world saw Vanessa’s beautiful face and her heartbreaking story went viral. […]

[WATCH] Words Of Wisdom From The Late Mr. Overton: The 112-Year Old Veteran

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The late supercentenarian Richard Arvin Overton who lived to be 112 years old lived a very full life. In this amazing short film by Matt Cooper and Rocky Conly, Overton details his secret to a long fulfilled life. Richard Arvin Overton was born May 11, 1906  and passed December 27, 2018. He was an American supercentenarian […]

[WATCH] Remembering Breonna Taylor

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The heartbreaking killing of 26-year old Breonna Taylor, an African-American medical worker in Louisville, Ky has rocked the nation.Her hard work and proud smile resonated with the world following her senseless killing. Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020. Three plainclothes […]

[WATCH] Nike Releases Heart-Tugging Ad About Serena and Venus Williams

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The U.S. Open kicked off last week, Venus and Serena Williams both competing and making a bid for her 24th Grand Slam singles title. This weekend, Nike released an inspiring heart-tugging spot featuring the two legendary sisters. The ad, “You Can’t Stop Sisters,” appeared on the stars’ Instagram pages. It chronicles how the media has […]

[WATCH] Remembering Chadwick Boseman In One Of His Most Memorable Pop-Ups

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If you have ever viewed any of Chadwick Boseman’s interviews one thing was obvious, he was more than a beloved actor. He was a compassionate humanitarian with an endearing love for his family and friends. The Black Panther star passed away at home in Los Angeles after a four-year battle with colon cancer. His wife was […]

[WATCH] Two High School Teachers Welcome Students Back to School With Rap Music Video

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Callie Evans and Audri Williams gave their students quite the treat when they went to Instagram to reveal their music video inspired by the Jack Harlow single “What’s Poppin?’ Two Monroe Comprehensive High School teachers spit some impressive rhymes about their new virtual classroom experience. In the clip titled “What’s Poppin,” Callie Evans, who also […]

[WATCH] Who is Kamala Harris?

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If elected alongside president hopeful Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris will become the first Black and the first Asian-American Vice President in history. Born to a Jamaican father and indian mother Harris, serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on […]

Rapper Azealia Banks Hints at Impending Suicide

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New York rapper Azealia Banks hinted at an impending suicide this weekend on her social media stating, “I’d rather die a hero than some b***h people make fun of.” The blog It’s Onsite reposted Azealia Banks multiple videos speaking in a somber tone speaking about resting her soul and asking to be left alone. The […]

[WATCH] Rapper GZA Spits Classic KRS-One Verse About Meat

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Wu-Tang Clan member Gza sat down with VJ’s Xavier and Rohit and spit one of KRS-One’s most infamous pro-vegan verses from 30 years ago—‘Beef’. He asked the hosts if they would eat a dog to which they replay ‘No, because they love dogs and share emotions with dogs. And they love meat because it ‘tastes awesome’. […]

[WATCH] Falsely Accused: The Story Of Emmett Till

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Emmett Till would have been 79 years old today. His story rocked the nation, sparking rage and solemn. 14-year-old Emmett Till, was visiting family in Money, Mississippi, when he was brutally murdered for allegedly flirting with a white woman four days earlier. On August 24, while standing with his cousins and some friends outside a country […]

[WATCH] Rest In Power: Epic John Lewis Moments

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Congressman John Robert Lewis was a civil rights icon who helped organize the 1963 March on Washington and served in Congress for decades. First known for working side by side with Dr. Martin Luther King, Lewis’ fight for civil rights on the front line will forever be praised and commended. HIs family confirmed the iconic […]

[WATCH] Nick Cannon On Monogamy: It’s Not Natural For Men

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Nick Cannon sat down for a chat with reality star Evelyn Lozada on his show “Nick Cannon Mornings” on Power 106. During their candid conversation about relationships, Cannon told her that men don’t believe in monogamy because they don’t feel it’s in their DNA. Cannon said he loves the romantic side and the whimsical aspect […]

[WATCH] Tiffany Haddish Chops Off Her Hair On Instagram Live

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Comedian Tiffany Haddish shaved her own head on Instagram Live causing fans to wonder if she’s going through something personal. In a series of videos posted on Instagram Tiffany abruptly cuts out her faux locs while explaining to her team and anyone who will listen that she is not going crazy. Prompting fans and live viewers […]