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This Day in History: March 19th

Comedian and entertainer, Jackie "Moms" Mabley, was born March 19, 1894, in Brevard, North Carolina. Born Loretta Mary Aiken, Moms Mabley became a trailblazing...

African Hoops League Kickoff Postponed

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has postponed the start of its inaugural season due to mounting concerns about coronavirus. "Following the recommendation of the Senegalese...

This Day in History: March 17th

Jazz legend, Nat King Cole, was born March 17, 1919, in Montgomery, Alabama to a Baptist pastor and a church choir director. Cole is...

Naomi Campbell Travels in Hazmat Suit

Supermodel, Naomi Campbell, known for taking extreme cleaning measures while traveling, has shown up for a recent trip at Los Angeles International Airport in...

This Day in History: March 10th

Hallie Quinn Brown, a known lecturer, reformer and educator, was born on March 10, 1849 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Brown was an elocutionist who helped...

This Day in History: March 9th

Attorney and civil rights activist, Floyd B. McKissick, was born in Asheville, N.C., on March 9, 1922. McKissick was the first African-American student to...

This Day in History: March 6th

At midnight on March 6, 1957, President Kwame Nkrumah declared Ghana autonomous, independent of British rule. The country would also have a new flag,...

Rest in Power, B. Smith!

B. Smith, who set the table for Black people in the food, style and home decor arenas, died yesterday from Alzheimer's disease in her...

Rest in Power, Ja’Net DuBois

Best known for her role as Wilona Woods, the nosy neighbor of the Evans family on "Good Times," Ja'Net DuBois, died yesterday of "natural...

This Day in History: January 31st

From humble beginnings to a Major League Baseball legend, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in the sport and left a lasting legacy in...

Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's biggest stars, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26, 2020, in Calabasas, California. According to reports,...

This Day in History: January 26th

Activist, educator and writer, Angela Davis, was born on January 26, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama. She was an advocate for the oppressed and wrote...

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This Day in History: March 28th

"Panther with a Pen," Lutrelle Palmer Was Born Lutrelle Fleming Palmer Jr., known as the Godfather of Chicago's...

It’s Time for the NFL to be Honest with Antonio Brown

On Thursday, Bruce Arians, the coach for NFL team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shut down the possibility of Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown, following Tom Brady...

Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Scarface Recovering From COVID-19

Houston rap icon Brad Jordan aka Scarface is recovering from what he called "an experience worst than death." He has tested positive...
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