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Being Brown In America: What’s Next?

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America is on fire. Not a surprise to many after another life was senselessly taken away from us. George Floyd represented millions of brown-skinned people that are targeted, attacked and judged based off the color of their skin. We sang, we prayed, we hoped and nothing changed. Now comes the rage, anger and disbelief. Growing […]

911 Calls Made Just Before Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

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Two 911 calls were made that day, just moments before Ahmaud was shot. The video released this week and previously published on The Source shows the incident clearly: while jogging, Ahmaud Arbery is trying to walk around a parked pickup truck that’s blocking the way. We see a man on the truck’s roof and, seconds […]

Drug Makers Experience Pressure to Pay Following Opioid Lawsuits

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As the opioid problem continues to ravage the country, several major pharmaceutical companies are feeling the heat in a series of controversial lawsuits alleging that the companies had an indirect role in the thousands of opioid deaths and overdoses that have occurred throughout the United States in recent years. Earlier this week, an Oklahoma judge […]

Michigan Becomes the Latest State to Legalize Marijuana

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Weed is now legal in Michigan. The Midwest state has officially joined the nine other states and the District of Columbia in its decision to allows residents ages 21 and up the recreational use of marijuana. The law went into effect on December 6th and it also enables citizens to grow up to 12 plants […]

Source TV: The Source Report

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Source TV presents The Source Report. Tune in every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and catch Dantee and Zae Diggs for the latest in Hip Hop and Entertainment.   REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 If it’s hot off the press, the Source is bringing it to you with a real take on what’s going […]

How to Protest Donald Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Policy and Bring Families Back Together

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Words by Shatay Speights Images, videos and voice recordings of immigrant families being ripped apart at the U.S./Mexico border have sparked outrage and upset throughout the country — and things are getting worse by the hour.  REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Babies and young children are currently being held in “tender age” centers after […]

Michelle Obama Empowers College Youth With Epic #TBT Post

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With shows like Grownish and Dear White People chronicling higher education for people of color, it’s empowering to see Michelle Obama also share her college experience. In decades old Throw Back Tuesday post, Michelle Obama shared a picture from her early days at Princeton University. For her it was a scary time. Made mostly so […]

Black Parkland Students Ask For More ‘Mic Time’

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Any rap enthusiast will tell you how important your mic time is; for Black students involved in the Parkland shooting they feel they should be getting more, in line with their peers. Black Parkland students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have a bone to pick with the image of their classmates, while still celebrating […]

Pope Francis Isn’t a Fan Of Fake News, Believes It Goes All The Way Back To Garden Of Eden

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Looks like Pope Francis and Donald Trump  have something in common. They both  hate “fake news”. After facing unprecedented bad press during his just-concluded South American tour, the pope released his annual social communications message Wednesday, on the subject of “fake news and journalism for peace.” REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Francis commented […]

Trump Addresses The Possibility Of Oprah Running For President

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Trump is never afraid to throw shade so it’s no surprise that he clapped back at the idea of ‘Oprah 2020’. Recently, Oprah blew the world away with her Golden Globe acceptance speech sparking the idea that she might be the next ray of hope the United States desperately needs. Being the renaissance woman that […]

Their Eyes Were Watching Tierra Whack

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There is no lack of creativity in Tierra Whack’s brand. Her music, style, and delivery are a breath of fresh air in today’s music space, where inspired creativity is all too common. In essence, the Philly born rapper is creating a wave that has everyone on the edges of their seats. After releasing her first […]

‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ Canceled This Week

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After a taping of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” had already been canceled last Friday, so that the host could be by his mother’s side in the hospital, the tv show will not air this week. Gloria Fallon passed away on Saturday at the age of 68. Reruns will air this week in place […]

Macklemore Lands No 1 With ‘Gemini,’ Nelly Responds To Rape Allegations | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: Macklemore’s Gemini storms to No. 1 debuts on both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts (dated Oct. 14), kicking off with 51,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Sept. 28, according to Nielsen Music. On Saturday afternoon, the Weeknd revealed that a Starboy comic book in collaboration with Marvel is “coming soon.” […]

SZA Brings Out Travis Scott in Houston | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: While on tour with her recent album, SZA celebrates her track “Love Galore” going platinum. During her performance in Houston, she brought out Travis Scott, the city’s native, for the surprise guest appearance. SZA brings out Travis Scott in Houston! #CTRLTOUR pic.twitter.com/I5nQ5GszG0 — LICASSO. (@wokesza) October 4, 2017 REGISTER TO […]

A Boogie Drops New Video, Kanye West Makes History Again | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: A Boogie wit da Hoodie dropped a video accompanying his “Drowning” single. You can watch it here. JAY-Z loaned out his 40/40 Club to Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, an invite-only charity event organized by the Puerto Rican Family Institute and Big & Little Skills Academy. Kanye West‘s The Life of Pablo made […]

‘Everybody Black’ : A Peek At Old Hollywood’s Treatment Towards POC

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Imagine working cheek to cheek with some of H-wood’s biggest stars, being nominated and winning an academy award, and being lucky enough to be the first to do it. Now imagine doing your business on a toilet designated for ‘Colored’s Only’ while on set, because despite your glittering stardom, segregation was still a thing. REGISTER […]

Startup Bodega Launches Than Almost Instantly Apologizes

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In the face of surmising outrage, a new startup called Bodega launched Wednesday and has already apologized for their brashness. Controversy was raised due to Bodega’s apparent aim at mom and pop shops with the same title.  “Despite our best intentions and our admiration for traditional bodegas, we clearly hit a nerve this morning,” Bodega […]