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Happy Birthday To ‘Empire’ Creator And Director Lee Daniels! and the entire Northstar Group would like to send a super born day salute to actor and director Lee Daniels! The Philly native is the creator and director of the Empire series as well as The Paperboy, The Butler and the Academy Award winning film Precious. Daniels got his start working on movies such […]

Bernie Sanders: Sandra Bland Would Be Alive Today If She Were A White Woman


Regardless of the fact that Sandra Bland hasn’t been mentioned by Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton or any of the other uber-visible candidates, Vermont Governor Bernie Sanders made it a point to bring light to a tragedy that has been avoided by mainstream media. After a Texas grand jury announced […]

Hood Health 101: 14 Tips for Keeping Yourself Together Through the Holidays

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This time of year can be overwhelming and stressful whether you celebrate the holidays or not. So many people are out shopping for gifts, traffic is high, travel is expensive, children are demanding, people are emotional and everybody wants to eat. Here are some simple tips to help get you through these times. 1. Eat […]

Popular Rapper Addresses HIV/AIDS Rumors

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ATL rapper OG Maco has been dodging rumors lately and has just announced that he is not infected with AIDS nor is he HIV positive. Maco responded via Instagram, saying that the rumors were false and even sent a Happy Holidays to the person or persons that may have been responsible for starting the rumor. […]

Retrial Date Set For Officer Involved In Freddie Gray Death


A Maryland judge has announced a trial date for next year for the Baltimore police officer who was involved in the unlawful arrest and death of 25 year old Freddie Gray. Officer William Porter was the first of six officers to be tried in connection with Gray’s death, which resulted from injuries sustained while in […]

Happy Birthday To Modern Art Icon Michael Jean Basquiat!

basquiatportrait would like to send a posthumous born day shout out to modern art icon Michael Jean-Basquiat. The Brooklyn-born artist from Haitian and Puerto Rican parents used social commentary in his paintings as a “springboard to deeper truths about the individual” as well as attacks on power structures and systems of racism. Basquiat originally wrote […]

NYPD Cop That Shot And Killed Ramarley Graham Receives Raise

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Constance Malcolm and Franclot Graham, the parents of Ramarley Graham, are upset because the NYPD officer who killed their son has received a substantial raise since Marley’s death. 34 year old Officer Richard Haste earned $88,614 in 2015 and has received $25K in raises since shooting and killing the unarmed 18 year old in 2012, […]

U.S. Marshals Release Wanted Poster for ‘Affluenza’ Teen


The U.S. Marshals have issued a wanted poster for Ethan Couch, the 18-year old that only received 10 years probation and no jail time after killing four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013. Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information about Couch’s whereabouts. Couch was convicted of four counts of intoxication manslaughter […]

Bill Cosby Files Defamation Suit Against Model Beverly Johnson

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Comedian Bill Cosby sued model Beverly Johnson on Monday, saying she defamed him by accusing him of drugging her, and making her the eighth accuser he has filed suit against this month. Johnson is among more than 50 women who have come forward in the past year with claims that Cosby had drugged, and in […]

Rapper Nicki Minaj Puts On Angola Concert Despite Protests by Human Rights Group

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In a Christmas event that was hosted by mobile phone company Unitel, American femcee phenom Nicki Minaj performs in the African nation of Angola despite criticisms from a human rights rights group that was against it from its inception. The Human Rights Foundation(HRF), the organization that moved to have the concert cancelled, said in a […]

Hillary Clinton Calls Donald Trump “ISIS Best Recruiter”

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Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential front runner Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim statements and proposals at this weekend’s Democratic debate. The former First Lady even considers Trump and his strategies recruiting tools for Islamic fundamentalist group ISIS. “He’s becoming ISIS’ best recruiter. They are going to people showing them videos of Donald Trump […]

Happy Birthday To Graffiti Legend COPE 2!


The Source Magazine sends a king’s shout to the Kingz Destroy general COPE2! One of the most talented and talked about graffiti artists of the last two decades. As one of the few artists that were bombing trains that is still active, Fernando Carlo COPE2 has taken his skills all around the world with his […]

Happy Birthday DMX! Top 10 Anthems From “The Dog”


It’s only one Dark Man Unknown and today is his birthday! Born Earl Simmons on this day in “Money Earnin’” Mount Vernon in 1970, DMX has become one of the largest names in the Hip Hop as well as entertainment, becoming a sought after actor on the silver screen, too. In honor of X’s born […]

Florida Renames The Old Dixie Highway The President Barack Obama Highway


In a naming ceremony on Thursday, Riviera Beach in Palm County, Florida renamed its Old Dixie Highway after the country’s 44th President, Barack Obama, in an effort to move past the town’s racist history. It’s the second road in the county to be named after Obama, with East First Street being renamed Barack Obama Boulevard […]