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A New Jersey school district has decided it will not send its sports teams to compete in any contests officiated by the referee who forced a Black varsity wrestler to lose his dreadlocks or forfeit his match. On Wednesday, the Buena Regional Board of Education held an emergency meeting to discuss the Dec. 19 match […]

Jay-Z and his family might be based on the West Coast these days, but he and Beyoncé brought their children Blue Ivy, Sir and Rumi to New York City for Christmas. They were also there to honor the rapper’s grandmother. On Christmas Eve, they all headed to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park and presented 93-year-old Hattie White with […]

Social media was stunned to see “Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood” stars Moniece Slaughter and Apryl Jones beefing with one another on Instagram this week. Slaughter claimed that her former co-star Jones was dating the father of her child and B2K band-mate Lil Fizz. The B2K rapper is also Jones’ ex Omarion‘s close friend and band-mate. […]

by Chiagoziem ‘Sylvester’ Agu, Albany State University Chiagoziem ‘Sylvester’ Agu Of the more than 330,000 U.S. students studying abroad, only 6.1 percent are African American and 10 percent are Latino. This is one in a series of articles by students of color who are breaking down barriers by studying abroad thanks to the Frederick Douglass […]

by Stephen Cooper When, in October 2016, I wrote, “Death row inmates in Alabama are human guinea pigs” because the state’s capital punishment regime – specifically its barbaric, often bungled lethal injection protocol – is already so dark, so depraved, so outrageously cloaked in lies and officious secrecy, I never could have predicted the situation […]

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors allege schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam donors out of more than $400,000. GoFundMe spokesman Bobby Whithorne said Tuesday that “all donors who contributed to this GoFundMe campaign have […]

Nene Leakes recently implied that she doesn’t miss anything about Kenya Moore not being on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” The fans have mixed opinions about Leakes’ attitude. Leakes appeared in the Dec. 23 episode of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” and was asked about Kenya Moore. The current housewife was asked what she […]

by Bill Carpenter Bishop Rance Allen, holding a little boy to see his birthday cake, celebrates his 70th birthday at a party hosted by John P. Kee in Charlotte, N.C. John P. Kee really knows how to throw a party. Recently, the legendary recording artist threw a concert celebrating the 70th birthday of his mentor […]

by Mecca Morgan To the republic: Mecca Morgan This is a demand letter on behalf of the peoples known in the United States of America as African Americans, Blacks. As you know, we suffer from a mental disorder called Mental Slavery, which starts in early childhood and ends at death. Some of the symptoms of […]

by Dell Jackson This is the cover of the Nielsen report. Read it online. (Black PR Wire) New York – No different than the impact industry had on America’s business model of the early 20th century, new technological innovations have significantly changed all aspects of business, from the way people consume to how brands engage […]


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