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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 […]

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 […]

Abiram Romero Celebrates the Holidays With “Sounds Of Joy”

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Lively Latino songmaker Abiram Romero is set to launch his sophomore musical work, Sounds of Joy. The project celebrates the Yuletide season with a handful of Latino takes on classic Holiday hits. The EP features what Romero describes as a “ghetto fabulous Hip Hop” variation of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” and a gypsy ballad of the elegant “Ave […]

President Obama Denies Proposal of Muslim Federal Holidays

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This past Friday, the proposal to honor Muslim holy days Eid al-Adha, which celebrates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son to God, and Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and breaks the fast coupled with it, as federal holidays was denied by President Barack Obama. This denial was […]

1st Annual Jimmy Jazz 12 Days of Kicks curated by DJ Clark Kent

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  FIRST ANNUAL JIMMY JAZZ 12 DAYS OF KICKS – DECEMBER 13th – The countdown to Christmas is set. The First Annual Jimmy Jazz 12 Days of Kicks curated by DJ Clark Kent starts this Sunday and promises to deliver a week and a half full of the freshest kicks. Starting this Sunday Dec 13 […]

Supreme Teases New Christmas Tee Release via Instagram

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ahhhh! a little something for the holidays…   Supreme teases their fans with a new Christmas tee that will be releasing pretty soon. Keeping us all in the holiday spirit the shirt was captured on Supreme’s official instagram here contrasted within black and white with the words “Merry Christmas” with an image of Eddie Munster […]

Supreme Gets in The Holiday Spirit With 2015 “Xmas Tee”

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Streetwear giant Supreme has revealed this years version of its annual Christmas t-shirt. Featuring a loud horror inspired graphic, the release is anything but conventional for a holiday inspired apparel item. A black and white image of a fang bearing Dracula with the boisterous phrase “Merry Christmas” written underneath is centered on a white tee. The brand took […]

Ice Cube is Set To Star As Scrooge in Humbug

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What are the holidays without Christmas movies.. Universal Pictures snagged Charles Dickens’ classic story A Christmas Carol and made Ice Cube the star, Scrooge. Scrooge is a grumpy man who is humbled when he receives visitation from the ghost of Christmas past, present, and future. Cube’s mean mug alone makes him the perfect fit for […]

DJ Kay Slay’s Mother Hit By Drunk Driver On Christmas

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DJ Kay Slay’s mother was hospitalized over the Christmas holiday after being hit by a drunk driver Yesterday Kay Slay posted a picture on his Instagram @therealdjkayslay, and stated that his mother was in an accident on her way to Atlantic City… Everyone keep my mother in your prayers , While everyone else is doing […]

The Dutch Blackface Holiday Tradition Has No Place In The 21st Century

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Hundreds of Dutch citizens plan to don black face this weekend for parades in honor of St. Nicholas, who according to local lore is accompanied by a dark-skinned helper known as Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete Part of the yuletide folklore of the Netherlands and Belgium, Black Pete character is a sidekick to St. Nicholas, […]