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India Top Court Rules to Change Laws Concerning Child Marriages

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Times are changing and so is the law. The government in India recently ruled that a man who takes an under-aged wife (between 15-18) and has sexual intercourse with her could now be charged with rape. The country’s top court ruled last Wednesday that the laws regarding marital rape are shifting and the age of […]

HBCU News: Morehouse College Reveals New President

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As we ready the SpelHouse 2017 homecoming celebration this weekend, Morehouse College has just announced that they have named David A. Thomas as its 12th president. Thomas is currently the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He will assume the role of president of the college on January 1, 2018. […]

Ray J To Star in New Musical

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Love & Hip-Hop star Ray J is bringing his acting skills to a theatre near you, as he has reportedly signed on to star in the musical production of “Thugs and the Women Who Love ‘Em.” The show is based on Wahida Clark’s 2004 novel, and will be produced by Melvin Childs. The plot of […]

Kendrick Lamar Announces New Dates on European ‘DAMN’ Tour

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Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar has just announced additional dates for the European leg of his DAMN Tour, which kicks off in Dublin Ireland in February 2018. The extra dates will be in both London and Paris playing at the O2 Arena on February 12th and 13th; and at the SSE Hydro Arena in Wembley on […]

Makeup Powerhouse CoverGirl Changes Infamous Slogan

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Beautiful, Breezy, CoverGirl….no more. The famed cosmetics line has changed their popular slogan to the following: The brand says: “It aims to inspire people to embrace their unique identities and unapologetically create any version of themselves through makeup.” CoverGirl Senior Vice President Ukonwa Ojo adds, “COVERGIRL has always been inclusive and is known for pushing […]

2 Chainz Sued by Rolls-Royce

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Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is in hot water for failure to pay off his high-end vehicle, a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead. Highline Holdings Group is reportedly suing the rapper for defaulting on a payment agreement where he allegedly negotiated to pay $262,212 for the vehicle. However, according to court documents obtained by TMZ, Chainz (born Tauheed […]

The BET Hip-Hop Awards Airs Tonight

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 The 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards airs tonight on the network at 8 PM ET. Hosted by major key influencer DJ Khaled, the show will feature performances by the likes of Gucci Mane, Migos, T-Pain, Rick Ross, Trina and Cardi B. Rap icon Luther Campbell will be honored with the “I Am Hip Hop Honoree” legacy […]