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Woman Dies After Medics Assume She Can’t Afford Ambulance Ride

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Whether you are a man or a woman being black in America is never easy. People will make assumptions and draw their own conclusions about you before you can open your mouth to speak the truth. Assumptions cost a 30-year-old woman her life, a mother lost a daughter and worst of all, three children lost […]

XXXtentacion Attends His Own Funeral In New “Sad!” Video

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Before his untimely death, XXXTentacion filmed a chilling music video that features him attending his own funeral. The official video for his hit song “Sad!” was released Thursday and has already surpassed 28 million views on YouTube. XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, was shot to death leaving a motorcycle dealership in […]

Celebrities Mourns The Passing of Freedom Fighter Winnie Mandela

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela transitioned early today in Johannesburg, South Africa after a brief doctor’s visit over the weekend. She was admitted due to a complaint about her flu after she attended church on Good Friday. Known as the “Mother of the Nation” (because of her work to liberate Black Africans against the white-minority rule in South […]

Florida State University Frat Responsible For Death of Student

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Florida State University has some serious issues on hand. After the death of a pledge and the unrelated arrest of a fraternity member on drug charges, the college suspended all activities at its fraternities and sororities on Monday. FSU’s president, John E. Thrasher, stated that the suspension would stay in place until students in the […]

NBA Players React To the Shooting of Terrence Crutcher

  Russell Westbrook, D-Wade, CP3 and more voice frustrations with Terrence Crutcher shooting On Tuesday, athletes and basketball players around the world reacted to the shooting death of  Terrence Crutcher which took place in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Each player used similar photos but shared a unique point of view of the shooting. Check out what Russell […]

Colin Kaepernick Says He Has Recieved Death Threats Since National Anthem Protest

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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats from a few different avenues Reporters today spoke with Colin Kaepernick and he confirmed that since his national anthem protest he’s received death threats from a numerous of accounts. Colin has been taking a knee gracefully every sunday to help draw attention and bring more […]

Son of Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Overdoes, Dead at 36

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According to the Washington Post, Marion Christopher Barry, son of the late D.C. mayor Marion Barry and former candidate for the Ward 8 council seat, has died. He was 36. Reports indicate the younger Barry died of an apparent drug overdose, after his girlfriend found him and was rushed to George Washington University Hospital. Barry has struggled with […]

The Man Behind D’Angelo and Mark Ronson, Dominique Trenier, Has Passed Away

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According to Okayplayer, the music industry was met with the passing of Dominique Trenier this weekend, a key force behind the likes of D’Angelo and Mark Ronson, Trenier acted as manager, creative director, and executive producer for popular artists in the ’90s and 2000s. He drove D’Angelo’s 2000 comeback by conceiving the video for “Untitled (How […]

[Watch] Matador Killed By Bull in Teruel, Spain

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Well, that ended badly. A bullfighter and a man participating in a village bull-run were killed in Spain on Saturday July 9, while another two men were gored by the animals at a festival in the town of Pamplona, Spain. Victor Barrio, a 29-year-old professional bullfighter, was killed when a bull’s horn pierced his chest in front […]

Ten of Muhammad Ali’s Most Memorable Quotes

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It goes without saying—Muhammad Ali proved to be just as sharp and powerful outside of the ring as he was inside of it. Always brash, honest, and all too often comical, the legendary boxer, who passed away late last night [June 3, 2016] managed to make his words just as iconic and significant as his historic fights. […]

Breaking: Muhammad Ali “The Champ” Passes Away At 74

It’s a very sad day not just in the sports world, but the world in general, as it has been announced Muhammad Ali has passed away [Friday, June 3, 2016] at the age of 74. The boxing great was hospitalized in Phoenix, AZ with reports stating he was suffering from respiratory issues. His stay at […]

British Architect Zaha Hadid Dies At 65

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World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid was pronounced dead today [Thursday, March 31] while in a Miami hospital where she was being treated for bronchitis. The British designer is truly a legend with her craft and her extraordinary designs include the London Olympic Aquatic Centre. Her buildings have been commissioned around the globe, and she was the […]

#RIPPHIFE: Today Is A Sad Day For Hip Hop

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As the Hip Hop community mourns the sudden loss of Phife Dawg (real name Malik Taylor), one of the greatest emcees to ever get on the mic, an overwhelming sense of sadness is hard to escape for many. The impact A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) had on Hip Hop culture can be felt in every […]

Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest Passes Away at 45

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According to DJ Chuck Chillout‘s Twitter post, the legendary Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest has passed away at the young age of 45. Chuck Chillout posted the Tweet just after 1 a.m. EST Wednesday morning [March 23]. The Five-Foot Assassin has been battling his health for years, consistently fighting Type-I diabetes, which he developed in […]