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Democracy on your ‘Droid: Five Apps to Help Make Voting Easier

Democracy on your ‘Droid: Five apps to help make voting easier

With the midterm elections coming up, its hard to be 100% informed about every issue as well as read every bill or proposition that’s on the ballot. And after election season, how exactly do you contact your lawmakers? Luckily, if you’re a smartphone owner, we’ve got you covered with these five apps. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

Lesser Victims of the Outrage Culture

Lesser Victims of the Outrage Culture

“Let’s make this bitch go viral.” In 2017, Joy Lane, a Salt Lake City-based comedian, did indeed go viral, but not for her standup routine or an especially riveting comedy club performance. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Rather she went viral as “the murderous slut” whose romantic rebuttals triggered Steve Stephens to go on a […]

Cast a Vote, Make a Change: Hip-Hop Artists and Celebrities Promote Voting in a Contentious Election Year

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As this year’s highly contentious midterm elections play an important role in determining the course of politics on state, local, and federal levels, many celebrities are campaigning for their favorite candidates and many are encouraging their fans to also engage in the democratic process by casting their vote- regardless of political party or affiliation. Visit […]

A Million Men Motivated: How Some of the Key Speakers from the Million Man March Have Inspired Change Over the Last 23 Years

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In October of 1995, millions of men (predominantly African-American) joined together in Washington D.C. for the Million Man March. While the event featured predominant influencers such as Al Sharpton, Maya Angelou, and more, there were dozens of other speakers and leaders whose names were not as yet well known. Yet despite their relative obscurity during […]

WWE Superstar Kane Becomes Mayor Of Knoxville, Tennessee

WWE Superstar Kane Becomes Mayor Of Knoxville, Tennessee

“The Big Red Machine” is trading in his wrestling gear for a political role. Glenn Jacobs, best known as Kane – a long-serving WWE superstar and former world champion – has been elected mayor of the third-most populous county in Tennessee. Congratulations to @KaneWWE on being elected Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee! https://t.co/I4E5YQhYCC — WWE (@WWE) […]

President Trump to Miss Deadline to Reunite Detained Children

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By Federal court order, the Trump administration was supposed to reunite children and parents who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border by July 10. The 100 Children under 5 years old who were detained by border officials were supposed to be reunited with their parents by July 10, but reports say that the Trump team […]

Rihanna Celebrates First Bajan Female Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

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As Barbados is welcomed into the foray of nations in the Western Hemisphere that have embraced female leadership, Rihanna expressed her joy via social media. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Caribbean nation of Barbados is ushered into the 21st century with its first female prime minister, Mia Amor Mottley. As head of the Barbados Labour […]

Cardi B….for president? How the Hip-Hop artist became a Libertarian Icon

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As the hype for Cardi B‘s upcoming album, Invasion of Privacy, builds up, the mega-hit rapper has gained a large following with the nation’s fastest-growing political group, the Libertarian Party, as members cheer on her socially liberal, fiscally conservative, voice of reason and independence. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Cardi piqued the interest of Reason, […]

Vice President Mike Pence Dragged On Twitter For Linda Brown Tribute

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  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As the Civil Rights Movement mourned the loss of Linda Brown, Twitter wasn’t here for Mike Pence’s social media tribute. Linda Brown, the young student who was the center of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education passed away March 26th, 2018 at the age of 76. The judgement […]

Where Does Hip-Hop Stand on Gun Laws Following the Parkland Shooting?

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R&B Singer Rico Love once said that contradiction is “a part of human nature” and everybody has “a little bit of hypocrisy in them.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This sentiment could not be more true when it comes to Hip-Hop’s relationship with guns. Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, […]

Compton Mayor Aja Brown to Challenge Stacey Dash For Congress

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Aja Brown wants it known that her candidacy for Congress is about the people, not Stacey Dash. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In recent years Stacey Dash has been added to the list of Black celebrities un-invited to the cookout. She broke national headlines last week went she announced she was running for a seat […]

Return of the Mack: Obama Returns to Politics in 2018

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Words by Nick Slay Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With the midterm elections looming, only one person could upset the comfortable majority that Republican Party has enjoyed during the Trump administration, Barack Obama. The dream scenario for any president is to have his party be in control of the Senate and the House of Representatives. […]

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’. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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. […]

UN Ambassador Says Women Who Accused Trump Of Sexual Misconduct Should Be Heard

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that any woman who has felt violated or mistreated by a man has every right to speak up, even if she is accusing President Donald Trump. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Women who accuse anyone should be heard,” Haley said on CBS’s “Face […]

TSA Fails Undercover Security Tests at U.S. Airports

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Traveling in the air may not be as safe as you think. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A number of undercover tests at security checkpoints were conducted by Homeland Security to measure the safety of screeners, equipment, and security procedures. The results were shocking, TSA failed more than half the time. When ABC News asked […]

Abortion Bill Passed by House, On Its Way to Senate

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Words by Shurida Lundi Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Pro-choice or pro-life, which one are you? The topic of abortion is a delicate issue that men seem to  want to have an input in more than women these days. Well now the Republican-House with President Trump’s support has approved a bill that would ban all […]

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