Morgan State University students win Zillow’s HBCU housing Hackathon

Zillow’s second HBC Housing Hackathon, which drew more than 200 students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), awarded top prizes to teams that developed innovations to help renters and first-time buyers find their dream homes. The top three finishers in the hackathon, in collaboration with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Amplify 4 […]

Joe Biden says ‘the pandemic is over’; what the experts and numbers say

The pandemic is over. That information hasn’t been officially declared by a national health professional or the CDC, but President Joe Biden said it confidently during a stroll on “60 Minutes.” The president was interviewed in Detroit and he didn’t hold back on his thoughts about the disease that has shifted the way the world has […]

Cardi B says the past doesn’t define her

Cardi B is in the news again, but this time for her former 2018 strip club fight. She took to Instagram to show pictures of her sitting and later leaving court. But the media maven was sure to mention that “the past doesn’t define her”. Puuuurrrrrr — Cardi B (@iamcardib) September 15, 2022 Cardi […]

Exclusive interview: Alabama pastor who was arrested for watering plants sues police

An Alabama pastor was arrested while watering his neighbor’s flowers in an incident arguably portraying inherent bias and abuse of power from the responding police officers. “Indisputable with Dr. Rashad Richey” was the first news outlet to obtain the full video of the arrest, which was recorded by police body camera footage. Dr. Rashad Richey […]

California warns residents of rolling blackouts due to extreme weather

The state of California recently announced an extreme heat event that caused the Level 3 emergency alert to be sent out statewide. There have been record-level temperatures, many in excess of 100 degrees, that are causing the electrical grid to be overworked. This was expected to cause rolling blackouts all over California if not managed […]

Popeyes employees called police on customer buying food for homeless man

ATLANTA — Jo Ortega just wanted to do the right thing. The Georgia State University senior was picking up a Doordash order one night at Popeyes when she saw a homeless man, Jazz Reese, nearby who said he was hungry. When Ortega attempted to order a two-piece meal for Reese, the Popeyes employees wouldn’t serve […]

Chadwick Boseman’s uncle found after being reported missing

Chadwick Boseman’s uncle, Tony Boseman, was found on Sept. 6 after being reported missing on Sept. 4. Anderson County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina reported Boseman missing in a Facebook post. He had last been seen in the Boseman Road area in Anderson during the afternoon wearing camouflage pants, a green shirt, black shoes, and […]

Rashad Richey named dean of OcuPrep Institute of Georgia

OcuPrep Institute of Georgia is a higher education institution approved by the GA Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission and authorized as an approved higher education provider. OcuPrep is listed in the GA Directory of Institutions offering applied technical degrees, training, and certificate programs for various fields of study, including Ophthalmic Technician, Ophthalmic Assistant, and Dialysis Technician […]

President Biden calls Jackson water crisis an emergency; Deion Sanders reacts

President Joe Biden has officially declared the clean water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, an emergency. With the emergency declaration, the Biden administration ordered federal assistance to help the state in relieving those effected. Jackson has run out of clean water after recent heavy rainfall that has led to flooding, which on top of the pre-existing […]

Friends fundraise to clear out bereaved hoarder’s home

Inside the home of the unnamed Somerset man who turned to hoarding after he lost his family seven years ago and his mental health suffered, pictured in an undated photo. Laura Summer, owner of cleaning company The Sleek Easy Clean, has started a fundraiser in a bid to help the man turn his life around. (Laura Summers - The Sleek Easy Clean,SWNS/Zenger)

The team plan to not only deep clean the whole home, but also put carpets down, repaint the walls and install a new kitchen. 
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Biden-Harris administration announces more vaccine doses in wake of monkeypox

In the wake of America’s monkeypox outbreak, the Biden-Harris administration announced on Aug. 15 hundreds of thousands of new vaccine doses are on the way. Through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the administration is making up to 442,000 doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine to combat the monkeypox outbreak. According to the Center […]

Sesame Place cancels Rosita character amid multimillion-dollar lawsuit

The embattled theme park Sesame Place has reportedly removed all images of the infamous character Rosita from its premises and stores. This comes in the aftermath of one Black family filing a $25 million lawsuit against the Philadelphia-based children’s park for racism and deliberately snubbing their children. The British-based newspaper The Daily Mail reports that […]