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Hip-hop is one of the only genres where rappers older than 40 are often dismissed due to age. Masai Turner and longtime collaborator, producer Akil Esoon, are looking to change that perception with their rap group, Grxwn Fxlks. On Sept, 18, the group recently released its song, “Grxwn Fxlks,” which features DJ Jazzy Jeff. During…

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Memphis-raised rapper Young Dolph recently gave back to a fan in a big way. On Sept. 17, Young Dolph gifted Jackie Davila of Pleasant Grove, Texas his customized Lamborghini Aventador. The vehicle, which retails at about $450,000, was personally delivered to her by Young Dolph who recently released his album, Rich Slave. Davila won the…

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A White police officer has been charged after forcing a K-9 dog to bite an unarmed Black man in Salt Lake City, Utah, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. On Sept. 17, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office reported that it charged Salt Lake City Officer Nickolas Pearce with aggravated assault for making his…

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A White graduate student resigned from a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison after lying about being Black. CV Vitolo-Haddad, who is of Italian and Sicilian descent, came clean in an op-ed piece in Medium. Writing under the name “See Vee,” Vitolo-Haddad, who identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronouns “they” and “them,” revealed…

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WNBA star Maya Moore shocked the sports world when she decided to step away from a winning team to fight for social justice. During her hiatus from the Minnesota Lynx, Moore helped to free a Black man from prison who was wrongfully convicted. Jonathan Irons was convicted at 16 for breaking into a home in…

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On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, announced a $12 million settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family in a wrongful death lawsuit. The settlement comes months after Taylor was shot and killed by Louisville police as she slept in her bed. Hours after the settlement was announced, Ben Crump, an attorney representing Taylor’s…

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A deputy in the Clayton County Sheriff’s department is under investigation after viciously beating a Black man. The incident occurred in Clayton County, Georgia, according to a social media post by Instagram user @jah.vis. According to the post, the unidentified Black man was a passenger in a Lyft Car with several family members when sheriff…

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While some schools have chosen to go to virtual learning, a multitude of schools have opened for in-class learning. The latter decision has led to illness and death. Since schools have opened in late August and early September, three teachers have died from COVID-19, according to CNN. On Sept. 4, Demetria Bannister, 28, a third-grade…

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In a move to shed light on the need for racial equality in the United States, players with the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans locked arms during a moment of silence as the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday night, Sept. 10. However, some fans at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, responded…

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