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5 reasons we all need to be watching season 3 of ‘The Chi’ right...

One of the things that the coronavirus pandemic has done is allowed a lot of us to be stuck in the house long enough...

An open letter to my white ‘friends’ who remain silent

Tuesday, many of us who have the privilege of still being employed during the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off our post-Memorial Day holiday week with...

5 things to consider before sharing ‘trauma porn’ videos on social media

Last year following the death of Nipsey Hussle, I wrote a piece about the lack of discernment many people showed while sharing traumatic videos...

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Opinion

One of the things that the coronavirus pandemic has done is allowed a lot of us to be stuck in the house long enough to catch up on all those shows we never got around to checking out.To that...
Netflix has announced?Colin in Black & White, a new scripted six-part series created by Colin Kaepernick?and?Ava DuVernay.The limited series will be narrated by Kaepernick and centers around his high school years as a Black child adopted into a white...

Living

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Coronavirus claims the life of Black biologist, Lynika Strozier

Many mourn the death of Black scientist and educator,?Lynika Strozier, who has become one of the latest to lose her life to the coronavirus.

TikTok star Tabitha Brown gets her own show on Ellen DeGeneres digital network

Looks like actress and vegan influencer Tabitha Brown snagged her own show on the Ellen...

Black Lives Matter protests have not caused increase in COVID-19 cases: research

Despite initial concerns from health officials, new research suggests that the rise in Black Lives...

Hollywood still struggling to diversify in writers’ rooms

During the coronavirus lockdown, America has been forced to turn to in-home entertainment. And while...

Uber, Lyft algorithms charge more for rides to non-white neighborhoods, study says

A new study that analyzed over 100 million ride-sharing trips in Chicago has come to...

Sports

Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick developing Netflix series on his high school years

Netflix has announced?Colin in Black & White, a new scripted six-part series created by Colin...

A long-overdue ‘Tip of the Cap’ to baseball’s Black pioneers

Barack Obama tipped his cap. So did three other former U.S. presidents and a host...

The noose was not intended for Bubba Wallace. So What?

So what? That it turned out the noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage No. 4 at...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s prostitution case heads to appellate court

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice...
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Lil Wayne pays tribute to Kobe Bryant at 2020 BET Awards

One of the most shocking moments in 2020 was the sudden and unfortunate passing of...

Business

Reddit, Twitch clamp down Trumpist forums for hate speech

Reddit, an online comment forum that is one of the internet’s most popular websites, on...

Meet the entrepreneur breaking barriers in the cannabis industry

In the competitive cannabis industry, Hope Wiseman is a boss amongst bosses. ?By the age...

Okayplayer CEO Abiola Oke resigns after misconduct allegations

This week Abiola Oke, the CEO and publisher of Okayplayer and OkayAfrica, has stepped down...

Snapchat pulls Juneteenth filter that asked users to ‘smile’ to break chains of oppression

While companies all over the country scramble to finally acknowledge Juneteenth in the wake of...

Taco Bell apologizes to worker fired for BLM mask

Denzel Skinner, a longtime Taco Bell employee in Youngstown, Ohio was trying to make sure...