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Power Plays: The Source Magazine’s #Power30 Shopping Guide

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This article is an extended version of a feature originally published in The Source Magazine “Power 30” Issue #274 “POWER PLAYS”   Advertisement On-Trend Swag For Him & Her Creative: Keenan Higgins Photography: Bola Ogungbuyi + Patrick Neree In order to achieve grandmaster status when it comes to starting the season off right on a […]

SOURCE360: A Hip-Hop Family Block Party At Its Finest

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Hip-Hop, family fun, boxing, marching bands, fashion, a heath pavilion, dancing and, yes, even cotton candy and double dutch all in one place? You may have seen these things before, but none have brought all these elements together quite the way we did this past weekend at our 5th Annual SOURCE360 Block Party! The team […]

Everyone’s Talking About SOURCE360 — Including Nick Cannon!

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When we tell you that our fifth annual SOURCE360 festival is about to be lit — man, don’t even take our word for it. Just ask the good homie Nick Cannon! As the official announcement of SOURCE360 officially went out this week, we’re more than excited to give you a few extra details for the […]

Trump Pardons Historic Boxing Figure Jack Johnson

The White House finally, posthumously, undoes a great wrong done to boxing legend and Heavyweight Champ, Jack Johnson. On Thursday (May 24) Donald Trump pardoned Jack Johnson, who was one of the first celebrity casualties of Jim Crow America. For those of you not in the know, Jack Johnson  (aka the Galveston Giant) was an American boxing legend […]

The Aaron Schlossberg Apology Tour: Too Little, Too Late?

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There’s nothing left to do but apologize when it all falls down, and that’s just what social pariah Aaron Schlossberg is doing right about now. Karma has come full circle for the embattled lawyer. After not just one, but a series of racist rants have come to light, Schlossberg is starting to feel the after effects of his […]

The Hits Keep On Coming for Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg After Racist Rant

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The saying goes that trouble comes in threes, and Aaron Schlossberg being called out by U.S. Representative Adriano Espillat was just the tip of the iceberg. Schlossberg is feeling a taste of his own medicine, and feeling what it’s like to feel ostracized in his own city. He has become a internet sensation — for all the wrong […]

Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg’s Racist Rant Gets Attention of U.S. Congressman

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The saying goes, “The hills have eyes,” and thanks to social media cell phones have eyes too; so people like Aaron Schlossberg can’t hide their actions for long. Schlossberg isn’t the first person to get caught out there. With increasing advancements in technology and the invention of social media, its becoming harder and harder to […]

Topher Grace Talks Controversial Role In ‘BlacKkKlansman’

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Topher Grace discusses the deep dive in becoming Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke in the new Spike Lee Joint Blackkklansman. Being David Duke is a far departure from Topher Grace playing Eric Forman, the dorky suburban kid who ends up with the hottie next door on That 70’s Show. It required far more intense study than his […]

Spike Lee Speaks Out On Kanye’s TMZ Meltdown

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If there’s ever been a filmmaker whose entire body of work speaks on the brilliance, legacy, and pain of Black people in America, it’s without a doubt Spike Lee. If he’s calling out Kanye West, well, in the words of Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act 2, “you better wake up and pay attention.” Advertisement With […]

Record Report: ‘Freudian’, Daniel Caesar (Album Review)

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This article was originally published in The Source “Power 30” Issue #273 DANIEL CAESAR Freudian Golden Child Recordings Production: Alex Ernewein, Daniel Caesar, Jordan Evans, Matthew Burnett, & Riley Bell   Advertisement   Daniel Caesar took the R&B scene by storm. Just two years after the release of his debut EP, the 22-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter […]

Record Report: ‘War & Leisure’, Miguel (Album Review)

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This article was originally published in The Source “Power 30” Issue #273 MIGUEL War & Leisure RCA/ByStorm Production: Miguel, Mark Pitts, and more   Advertisement   Since 2010, Miguel has consistently delivered solid projects. With the release of his fourth studio album, War & Leisure, he’s done it again. Although it has never been his […]

The Source Magazine’s L. Londell McMillan Welcomes Essence Back to the Culture of Black-Owned Business

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WELCOME BACK TO BLACK !!! On Wednesday, the independently Black-owned company Essence Ventures acquired Essence Communications from Time Inc., making the iconic brand 100 percent Black-owned for the first time in two decades. The magazine was purchased by the founder of Sundial Brands  and owner of Shea Moisture Richelieu Dennis, who seeks to use this as an […]

Who Had the Power in 2017?

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“Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes us move.” – Ossie Davis Davis could have been talking about us. The Source has for 3 decades explored the culture’s ability to make an impact on the world and […]

Rewind: Chinx Drugz Blessed the Stage at the Inaugural SOURCE 360 Block Party

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SOURCE360 celebrates the innovation and creativity inspired by the positive use of Hip-Hop and represents NYC’s and Brooklyn’s diverse cultural tapestry since 2014. SOURCE360 is a cultural and community celebration embodying the entire 360-degree spectrum of art, music, film & television, fashion, dance, sports, and technology inspired by Hip-Hop. Some of Brooklyn’s most creative fashion designers, make up […]

Former Editor-in-Chief of The Source Magazine Selwyn Seyfu Hinds Will Write HBO Series ‘Who Fears Death?’

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HBO finalized a development deal for a science fiction series titled Who Fears Death, which follows the coming of age story of a young woman living in post-apocalyptic North Africa. Game of Thrones’, George R.R. Martin will serve as the executive producer and will be joined by HBO programming president Michael Lombardo and Angela Mancuso. Selwyn was the Editor-in-chief of The […]