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A group of Black seminarians is demanding reparations after a Princeton Theological Seminary report describing its founders and early faculty’s role in the slave trade. The Association of Black Seminarians launched an online petition this month calling on the institution to make “amends” by allocating $5.3 million, or 15 percent of the seminary’s current endowment, […]

Not too long ago, Lil Nas X had his song “Old Town Road” on three different Billboard charts at the same time, its Hot 100 list, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs list and the Hot Country songs list, which is the first time such a thing has been done. But the song was recently removed from the […]

A Flint, Michigan, couple said they were out “urban exploring” when they stumbled upon a shocking discovery — stockpiles of bottled water left inside an abandoned building. Jimmy Cowell and his fiancée Kira found the hundreds of packages of bottled water last weekend at an abandoned school building near the former St. Agnes Church. Cowell, who […]

If you were a hip-hop fan in the ’80s, there weren’t a lot of places where you could see rap videos, but thanks to Dee Barnes’ show “Pump It Up!” which began in 1989, you could see your favorite acts on a regular basis. What also stands out about Barnes is she was the first […]

A Fox network affiliate station claims a broadcasting glitch is to blame after Jemele Hill‘s comments against President Donald Trump were omitted from a Tuesday airing of “The Wendy Williams Show.” Fox 5 Atlanta, where the telecast was interrupted, promised to re-air the interview in its entirety in the wee hours of Wednesday morning — 3 a.m. […]

T.I. has done a lot of good for his home state of Georgia, and he was recently recognized for it. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the rapper was feted with a resolution recognizing his philanthropic works on March 22 at the Georgia State Capitol, and the honor was spearheaded by State Sen. Donzella James. LOS ANGELES, […]

A man serving a life sentence for a 1983 rape and stabbing he did not commit walked free from a Louisiana courtroom last week after fingerprint technology cleared him in the crime that landed him behind bars for nearly 36 years. Archie Williams, 58, was all smiles on March 21 as he exited the 19th Judicial […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won’t step in to referee a copyright dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a well-known image of basketball great Michael Jordan. That means lower court rulings for the athletic apparel maker will stand. Photographer Jacobus Rentmeester sued Nike after it used an image he […]

ATLANTA (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris sent a subtle signal to the old guard of Democratic politics that every era has its end. At an Atlanta church service dedicated to youth Sunday, the presidential candidate compared leadership to a relay race in which each generation must ask themselves “what do we do during that […]

March 21 marked six months since Lil Scrappy and his wife Bambi had their son Breland, and she threw him a pretty lavish party to celebrate. Scrappy posted a video of the party’s setup on Sunday, and even he admitted that she did too much, since the baby isn’t even one yet. Bambi also went with […]

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