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    Georgia Elects First Black Woman Judge

    Ronda Colvin-Leary, who became the first black person elected to the Gwinnett State Court in the county’s history in May, was sworn in yesterday. Colvin-Leary has been a member of the Georgia bar since 2001 and was solicitor for the city of Windsor while running her own law practice in Lawrenceville for the last decade. […] More

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    Omarosa Calls SiriusXM Host a Bitch

    Omarosa Manigault-Newman called Clay Cane, host of The Clay Cane Show on SiriusXM Urban View, a bitch before storming out after being challenged for being inauthentic. Cane, whose show is live from noon-1 p.m. ET on channel 126, told Manigault-Newman during the interview that he didn’t believe she was sincere and then played a clip […] More

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    ‘Why Are We Portrayed As Terrorists?’

    A new study has been published by the MENA Arts Advocacy Coalition (MAAC) titled “Terrorists and Tyrants: Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Actors in Prime Time and Streaming Television.” The results of the study show there is a major gap in representation when it comes to MENA actors, who are mostly portrayed as terrorists […] More

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    Sudanese President Dissolves Government

    The President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, dissolved the Sudanese government yesterday. Upon the government’s dissolution, Bashir named Motazz Moussa as the country’s new prime minister and tasked him with forming a brand new cabinet to help run the country. Moussa previously served as Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Electricity. The prime minister is expected to […] More

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    5 Things to Know About Naomi Osaka

    Naomi Osaka, who made history on Saturday winning her first Grand Slam, 6-2, 6-4, over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, is the first Japanese player to win a major in the Open Era. The 20-year-old, defeated her childhood idol who has won 23 Grand Slam titles including six U.S. Open wins, […] More

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    Kaepernick Named Face Of New Nike Ad

    Colin Kaepernick is headlining Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is featured in a new promotion that reads “believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Kaepernick’s face makes up the entire background of the advertisement. The 30-year-old continues to remain unsigned by an NFL team. Kaepernick […] More

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    Texas Woman Gets 10 Months In Jail For Voting

    Crystal Mason has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for voting in Texas. The 43-year-old mother of three, who cast a provisional ballot (which was not counted) in the November 2016 election, was sentenced today by a federal judge in Texas. In contrast, Terri Lynn Rote, a white woman from Iowa, was convicted of […] More

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    Michael Jackson Changed The World

    There are very few who have impacted the world in such a powerful way that the Earth is shaken to its core. Michael Jackson went from a child star to a teenage heartthrob, to living a legend, eventually obtaining demi-god like status. Today marks what would be his 60th birthday. We pay tribute to the […] More

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    US Sanctions Against Zimbabwe Remain In Place

    The US Congress passed a bill last month to extend its sanctions against Zimbabwe until after the country’s recent election. The Senate passed the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act (S. 2779) on Jul. 25, 2018, ahead of the country’s election on Jul. 30, 2018. The bill was introduced to Congress by Rep. Karen […] More

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    Mahama Announces Bid For Re-Election

    The former president of Ghana, John Mahama has announced his bid for re-election. Mahama intends to contest the flagbearership race of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as well as the 2020 elections. Mahama became president in 2012 but lost to the New Patriotic Party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in 2016, making him the first ever president […] More

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    Taraji P. Henson Tackles Mental Illness

    Taraji P. Henson launched a new foundation to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health within the Black community. The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, which was named after her late father, aims to “provide support and bring awareness to mental health issues that plague our community.” The organization’s mission is to provide mental health support in […] More

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    Apple Exec Headed to Papa John Pizza

    Bozoma Saint John made headlines last year after the Apple exec headed to Uber as their new Chief Brand Officer. This month, she has taken on a brand new challenge as she turns her efforts to pizza giant, Papa John’s after it was revealed that the company’s founder and former CEO John Schnatter, had used […] More

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