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DaBaby is alleging that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department performed an illegal search on him following a toy giveaway in his hometown. As it turns out, he might have point as Internal Affairs has launched an investigation of its officers. Following his arrest, DaBaby was charged with suspicion of marijuana possession but was given a citation…

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Much like the Tom Joyners, Taraji P. Hensons and Samuel L. Jacksons of the world, historically Black colleges and universities have a special and permanent place in Oprah Winfrey’s heart. Winfrey studied communications at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee, where her legend was birthed at a local television station. Therefore, it should come as…

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Honoree: Michele S. Jones Why We Salute Her: Michele S. Jones is a military tour de force, impressively shattering the glass ceiling to hold the highest noncommissioned officer position of any woman in the Army during her military tenure. During her illustrious career, Jones would also serve as the 9th Command Sergeant Major of the…

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Susan Westwood, aka South Park Susan, is no longer on the run and wanted by police. On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2018, Westwood turned herself into police to face multiple charges related to an event that happened last month that went viral. Westwood was caught on tape making threats and racial slurs to two Black women…

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Freddie Sherrill spent most of his 65 years on Earth either illiterate, homeless, drug-addicted, imprisoned, or a toxic combination of all the above, and he was a serious candidate for suicide. Today, however, Sherrill now a college graduate. Sherill was the prototypical person to wind up a stereotypical statistic. He was a school dropout by…

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According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months, and while the number of Blacked-owned businesses in the U.S. is on the rise, the numbers are still significantly disproportionate in comparison to those owned by non-Black owners. Chief operations officer Rod Brown the award-winning tech company, OnceLogix, is…

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PATTI CAKE$  introduces Australian native Danielle Macdonald in a breakout role as aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$. In a coming-of-age story straight out of Jersey, an unlikely rapper finds her voice as a one-of-a-kind hip-hop legend in the making as PATTI CAKE$, the first feature film from acclaimed commercial and…

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Donnie Wahlberg left a $2,000 tip for an $82 bill. The 47-year-old singer and actor visited a branch of the popular Waffle House chain in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday, July 12, and was so impressed by the service he received from waitresses, he wanted to “treat them like queens” in return. He wrote on Facebook: “My…

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The search for a missing North Carolina girl after a double murder and kidnapping is now over. Police announced the rescue of Arieyana Simone Forney, 11, who was kidnapped by her uncle, Curtis Atkinson Jr., 36, this past Sunday. Arieyana was the subject of a nationwide Amber Alert on Sunday, after her grandparents, Ruby Atkinson,…

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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Basketball Tournament, held in Charlotte, North Carolina, kicked off with intense tournament matchups and events for the entire family. The CIAA step show presented by McDonald’s is always a fan favorite. This year’s show was a Greek vs. Greek Throwdown featuring the Divine Nine step teams. Each step team captivated…

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