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Sean “Diddy” Combs was honored by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms‘ office on Wednesday, and he in turn gave a hefty donation to Morehouse College afterward. Combs was given the Phoenix Award by the city of Atlanta, which is Atlanta’s highest honor for those those who’ve contributed greatly to the city through community service. Sean […]

A 7-year-old Jacksonville, Florida, resident’s giving spirit has turned into a reward for him.  Jermaine Bell saved $100 over the last two years in hopes of heading to Disney World with his family for the vacation of his dreams. Yet once Hurricane Dorian began to head toward the Southeastern U.S., he decided to take that […]

There’s been much talk surrounding Russell Wilson being the stepdad to Future Zahir Wilburn, the five year old son of his wife Ciara and her ex Future. Over the last few years, some on social media have praised Wilson for being a great father figure to Future Zahir, and people recently conveyed the same thing […]

This map represents a huge expansion of areas of radiation, chemicals and heavy metals that have surfaced on Treasure Island since the Navy re-worked its deficient 2006 report in 2014. As a result, by 2019, the number of radiological objects has jumped to 1,289. The Navy has also located an expanded number of chemical deposits […]

Patti LaBelle seems to have it all, with a legendary singing career, a thriving food business, plus fame and fortune. There’s one thing, however, that she doesn’t have but wants, and that’s a husband. LaBelle recently spoke with the New York Post at the Zang Toi show at New York Fashion Week and said at […]

A year or so after a national push to remove Confederate monuments seemed to have quelled, two neo-Confederates decided to vandalize a table commemorating enslaved people who built University of North Carolina Chapel Hill earlier this year. On Friday, the people responsible were found guilty of their charges. On Sept. 6, Ryan Barnett and Nancy […]

At Starr King Elementary School, General Education (GE) and Mandarin Immersion (MI) children sit in class lines on the asphalt playground before school begins. The lines are separated by grade and academic program but are also segregated by race and social class. Faces were blurred to protect identities, though these children are not faceless and […]

In October 2017, a leaked memo entitled, “Black Identity Extremist Intelligent Assessment” revealed a government surveillance program targeting black activist liberation movements. Eddie Conway talks with Professor Adjoa Aiye and Sue Udry, executive director of Defending Rights and Dissent. They are members of the BIE Abolition Collective, a coalition of lawyers, activists and advocates who […]

Kairi Al-Amin, the son of H. Rap Brown, now Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, talks about his father’s case and his appeal because of a prosecutor violating his right not to testify him by questioning during closing arguments. Al-Amin is 75 and with a sentence of life imprisonment Eddie Conway: Thank you for joining me for this […]

A world on fire – from the Amazon to Africa and California to India, shown here – requires that we bring forth a new world from the ashes of the old. – Photo: Reuters by Joseph G. Ramsey With his two recent books, “Democracy Denied: Five Lectures on U.S. Politics” (Africa World Press, 2019) and […]

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