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Donald Trump Makes Promises to Black America

President Trump Has a Message For The NFL: 'If They Don't Stand, Don't Open'

Donald Trump has laid out an extensive proposal for the upliftment of the African American community. Dubbed the Platinum Plan, he detailed in a speech all the ways he plans to make life better for Black people — in ways that he contends the Democrats have never. He said when announcing his agenda, “For decades, […]

KSOO and his Father Arrested for Drive-By Shooting that Left Another Dead

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Florida rapper KSOO (21) was arrested alongside his father (49) after being charged with the murder of another rapper named Lilbuck. KSOO, whose real name is Hakeem and Abdul Robinson, were eyed by an off-duty cop on January 15th as they participated in a drive-by. In response, the officer pursued the vehicles that he saw […]

A Shirtless Justin Bieber Sings K-Ci and Jojo’s Hit Song, “All My Life”

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Justin Bieber, the heartthrob responsible for at least a decades worth of broken little girls’ hearts after getting married to Hailey Rhode Bieber, is now grown and stunting into the fall with his celebrity prowess on full display. Earlier this week, he guest-starred in DJ Khaled and Drake’s new video, “Popstar.” Bieber stepped in for […]

What Does the Constitution Say About Slavery and the Shocking Number of Founding Fathers Who Tried to Dead Slave Trade in 18th Century

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It is no surprise that the constitution was written by white men to protect them and the institutions that benefit them. One of those institutions from the jump was slavery. Ibram X. Kendi, author of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (2016), showed exactly how pro-slavery the […]

30 Years, Later Eric B and Rakim still letting the ‘Rhythm Hit ‘Em’

Rakim allowed Black urban masculinity to have depth. Not only did he and his partner let young boys be men without fear, but he and Eric B. also change the way that the public received rap music —content-wise and lyrical-creativity— they gave to the world a treasure chest of intellectualism that mandated that Hip-Hop grows […]

Oprah Asks Black Leaders What’s Next After the Protest

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People seem to think that Oprah is a bunch of car-gifting, “my favorite things” celebrating and Black soap operas. But Winfrey has made her name tackling tough subjects. Remember when she brought her show, only five months into existence, to Forsyth County (outside of Philly)? The town that she went to had not had a […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Gets Tested for COVID-19 on Live TV

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Everyone seems to love New York’s governor because of his “tell it like it is” disposition and seemingly political transparency. People are going to love him even more now that he went on live television to demonstrate for nervous citizens afraid to actually get tested for the potentially deadly coronavirus disease. He took the nose […]

Baseballer Carl Crawford Has His Own ‘Perfect Storm’

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Many have nicknamed Carl Crawford “the Perfect Storm” during his MBL career because of the way that everything seems to come together to create the space for his hurricane-like manic to be realized against opposing teams. However last night, according to TMZ, the ex-Dodger’s Houston house became the center of a double drowning —an adult […]

Momma Savage: Tina Lawson Does ‘Savage’ Challenge … Sorta

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Real talk Ms. Tina dancing is not the trademark of a SAVAGE, it that red lipstick: you see her red lips and you know she is about business. “I’m a boss, I’m a leader, I pull up in my two-seaterAnd my momma was a savage, nigga, got this shit from Tina” Now Queen Bey, please […]