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Former pro basketball player was 1st murder in 100 years for town

Montpelier, Vermont is the nation’s smallest capital city and now has its first murder in 100 years. Police say Markus Austin, who played professional basketball for the now defunct Vermont Frost Heaves, was found dead


Jacqueline Craig being arrested by Fort Worth Officer William Martin (Image Source: Facebook/Jackie Craig)

Armed protesters detained for protecting Black mom abused by police

Many were outraged this past December over the treatment of a Black mother at the hands of a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer. Jacqueline Craig, 46, says a nearby White neighbor assaulted her son for


Women’s March will not faze President Trump or slow his agenda

This past weekend, the Women’s March shocked the nation as protesters took to the streets of major US cities. It is estimated that more than 2.5 million women and men protested the policy, rhetoric and

Goodbye FLOTUS: Remembering Michelle Obama’s 16 best fashion moments

Now that Michelle Obama has passed her baton as first lady onto Melania Trump, many of us are having style withdrawals. The former FLOTUS served up eight years of Black girl magic and major closet

Gallery contributors stand with their work on display. From left to right are Andrew Hunter (@rewhunter), Nick Barney (@n.effect), Elizabeth Day (@ohheyitsday), Matthew Warren (@matthewwwarren), Evan Ranft (@evan5ps), Josh Fu (@mistahfu), Tony Ordaz (@tony_ordz), Cynthia Hoyt (@darlingdownsouth) and Alyssa Fagien (@atl_bucketlist). Not pictured are Christynne Papincak (@whyiloveatl) and Taylor Wallace (@iwally). (Photo Courtesy: Coca-Cola)

Creative artists, social media masters inspire new World of Coca-Cola gallery

Hadiza Lawal (@wovenblends) and Nick Barney (@n.effect) are among the dozen artists who have inspired a new temporary gallery now open at the World of Coca–Cola. Though she stays busy pursuing an MA in mass communications from
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16-year-old Marqus Clae talks No Limit, Master P and respecting the greats

Master P and No Limit changed what it means to be an independent artist. Master P flooded the market with music and controlled the destiny of what he presented to the world. He represents proof


KeKe Palmer to Trey Songz: ‘I’m not for the bulls–t’

Keke Palmer takes aim at fellow singer Trey Songz (real name Tremaine Aldon Neverson). According to the “Scream Queens” actress, Songz is guilty of “sexual intimidation” after using her likeness without her permission in a

New Edition gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The R&B band New Edition received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. They brought their huge posse of family and friends with them to witness the ceremony. Ralph

2017 MLK Chicago Sinfonietta - 1/16/17 

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Chicago Sinfonietta hosts MLK diversity reception and concert

The Chicago Sinfonietta hosted a stellar MLK concert preceded by a diversity networking reception at the Chicago Symphony Center. The diversity reception featured a number of highlights, including a keynote address from Dr. Walter E.
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