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New Orleans Couple Shot In Their Bed While Their Newborn Baby Slept Between Them


Last week [March 28] in Kenner, NO, three children were left without parents when 28-year-old Dawn Ellen Scott and her partner 31-year-old Raynell Kimbrough were shot to death while sleeping in bed with their newborn baby lying in between them. The motive behind the tragic murders is still unclear and the Kenner Police Department is […]

Professor Recites Clipse Classic To Pusha T At Harvard Business School Lecture

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Pusha T recently delivered a lecture at the prestigious Harvard Business School, followed by a 45min Q&A session for his audience of students [March 31]. Visit for more information Pusha T, otherwise known as Terrence Thornton, started his career in 1992 as one half of rap duo Clipse with his brother Gene ‘No Malice’ […]

Kelly Rowland Launches New Make Up Line For Brown-Skinned Beauties

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Grammy award-winning entertainer Kelly Rowland is adding a new make up line to her list of achievements. She recently sat down with Essence and mentioned she’s going into business with her make up artist Sheika Daley to create a range of make up products for every gorgeous shade, with special attention given to darker skin […]

Rick Ross Is All Loved Up With New Girlfriend On His European Tour

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Rick Ross is all boo’d up with aspiring model Cortney in the UK at the moment, according to her new IG post that shows Rozay giving her a piggy back ride, while grinning from ear to ear. Visit for more information According to gossip site The Young, Black and Famous, the happy couple have […]

Rise Of The Raptivist: The Role Social Commentary Plays For Change

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In this tumultuous social climate, where topics often revolve around human rights protests, police brutality, vocal hate groups on social media and the fear of terrorism being instilled by the media, it is officially “cool” to be socially active and “woke.” The opinions of the public matter more than ever in this digital age, especially […]

Ava DuVernay Is Showcasing The Effect Of #BlackGirlMagic On The Legendary Battle Of Versailles Fashion Show In New Film

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Ava DuVernay is currently collaborating with The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete writer Michael Starrbury to write a script for the film adaptation of Robin Givhan’s 2015 book The Battle Of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled Into The Spotlight And Made History for HBO Films. DuVernay will also be producing Battle of Versailles […]

Salute To Nate Parker Tackling #HollywoodSoWhite With Launch Of New Film School


Filmmaker Nate Parker has teamed up with East Texas’ HBCU Wiley College to launch the ‘Nate Parker School of Film and Drama,’ which officially opens for classes this fall. Visit for more information The Beyond The Lights actor tweeted the exciting news last Sunday [March 20] with his aim to “cultivate new voices” in […]

World Wide Woman: Meet Conscious Rapper, Chef & Social Activist Speech Debelle

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South London spoken word rapper Corynne Elliot a.k.a. Speech Debelle has just returned from a four-year hiatus with lead single “The Work” from her upcoming third album, Tantil Before I Breathe. Growing up in a middle-class Jamaican neighborhood in Crystal Palace, Debelle started writing poetry aged eight and began rapping by 13. At the age […]

The Life & Achievements Of Michelle Obama Prior To Being The First Black FLOTUS

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Unfortunately, when a woman marries someone successful, society most often tends to forget her achievements away from that relationship. In honor of Women’s History Month, HERSource is delving into the life and achievements of Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, who later became Mrs. Obama and the first Black First Lady of the United States of America on […]

HERSource Heroine: How #HateWontWin Founder Alana Simmons Turned The Charleston Tragedy Into Hope For The Future


On June 17, 2015, nine innocent people were tragically killed at the hands of Dylann Roof, a young white stranger who was invited into the ‘Mother Emanuel’ AME church for Bible study, in a race-fueled massacre. Visit for more information Two days later, at Roof’s bond hearing, the survivors and victims’ families sent a […]

President Barack Obama & Misty Copeland Talk Race In America


The first Black American President, Barack Obama, and the first Black principle dancer at the American Ballet Theater, Misty Copeland, sat down with TIME last month (February 29) for an in-depth conversation about race and body image. The interview began with a list of the pair’s similarities, as they both came from single parent households […]

Father Of Murdered Tyshawn Lee Charged For Shooting Three People In Retaliation


On November 2, 2015 an innocent nine-year-old child, Tyshawn Lee, was lured from his home in the southside of Chicago and murdered by three gang members for the alleged actions of his father, Pierre Stokes. Visit for more information On Friday, March 11, Pierre was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and unlawful use […]