Russell Westbrook’s 11th triple-double helps to keep Hawks’ losing streak alive

Russell Westbrook is the early favorite to capture the 2016 NBA MVP. The star of the Oklahoma City Thunder star recorded his sixth straight triple-double against the struggling Atlanta Hawks by scoring 32 points, grabbing

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Celebrity barber Erskine Reeves talks man weave and self-esteem

Erskine Reeves is a barber to the stars, a business owner, and is currently a director of the Illinois Association of Cosmetology Schools. Reeves’ skill and professional approach have afforded him the ability to achieve


Funk Fest to celebrate community champions in Miami during last tour stop

Bringing award winning artists who sell millions of albums worldwide is not good enough for Variety Entertainment, producer of the popular music festival, Funk Fest. In every city where Funk Fest tours, they recognize community
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Atlanta HBCU gets $400K grant to transform city and for jobs in tech

In November 2016, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced an award of $432,335 to Clark Atlanta University, part of a $15 million investment by the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS)

Walter Scott mistrial reveals how systematic racism has destroyed America

America could really be a great country. The principles that the U.S. Constitution was founded upon states that every person be created equal. In theory, it’s a remarkable criteria for a country to stand on.

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Mall of America welcomes first-ever Black Santa, a retired U.S. Army veteran

For the first time in Mall of America’s 24-year history, a Black Santa will greet kiddos and their families for annual Christmas photos. “This is a long time coming,” Landon Luther, co-owner of the Santa

Fumero brings artistic vision to life with ‘Table Series’ mural at Art Basel

Fumero understands the importance of telling the perfect story through street art. So with each creation, he makes it a point to allow colors and figures to express his overall vision. During Art Basel, Fumero

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Author Shunda Brown inspires goalsetters with Scripture-based segments

  Shunda Brown, a proud mother of two adult children and “Grammy” of two baby girls, recently released her book, Do Something New. This compilation of 20 brief chapters is designed to guide readers to become

2017 Grammy nominations reward independence

The 2017 Grammy nominations are here and for the first time in history, the Recording Academy have made streaming only recordings eligible for Grammy consideration. This bodes well for many independent artists across the globe.

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Nick Cannon throws friendly shade at Mariah Carey: ‘It’s all love’

Mariah Carey’s got herself a new boo and it’s safe to say that ex-husband Nick Cannon isn’t feeling it. Shortly after the “Mariah’s World” star, 46, was photographed kissing and goofing off with backup dancer
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Elephant Man performs at Vibes 305 event at Art Basel Miami

Reggae sensation Elephant Man served as the headlining act for Miami native Gil Green’s Vibes 305 party for Art Basel. The event, hosted by 99 Jamz’s Felisha Monet, featured eclectic artwork and sculptures from this year’s


Has Derrick Rose found love with this smokin’ hot Instagram model?

It appears that NBA star Derrick Rose has found love with Instagram model Alaina A. Anderson. According to the Chicago model’s Instagram page, the rumored pair got up close and personal at Irving Plaza, over
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