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This past Friday, Morehouse College hosted an event important to black men in America. The event was moderated by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and co-hosted by news commentator Jeff Johnson. The featured panelists included Dr. David Wall Rice, Dr. Bryant Marks, NBA legend Alonzo Mourning, music mogul Chaka Zulu, Rev. Raphael Warnock, David Johns, Homer…

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On Friday, Sept. 19, Morehouse College hosted an event important to black men in America. The event was moderated by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and co-hosted by news commentator Jeff Johnson. The events featured panelists Dr. David Wall Rice, Dr. Bryant Marks, NBA legend Alonzo Mourning, music mogul Chaka Zulu, Rev. Raphael Warnock, David Johns,…

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David Banner has been a very influential voice in the wake of the Ferguson protests. Ignited by the killing Michael Brown, the Missouri town quickly learned how fast the government labeled the protesters as enemies- causing riots and war between the people and the system. After Banner made a powerful statement about the value that Blacks…

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Urban League of Greater Atlanta held its 4th Annual Spirit of the League Awards Luncheon where they honored actress Terri Vaughn, producer and rapper David Banner, inventor Trista Selmar-Steed, Darold Palmore and Lucia Sims. Entertainment was provided by poet Hank Stewart, saxophonist Antonio Allen and keyboardist Kenny Banks. DeMarco Morgan was the afternoon’s master of…

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Celebrities are just as excited as everyone else about going to the theater to check out the highly-anticipated, star-studded film, The Butler, a Civil Rights-era epic directed by Lee Daniels (of the Oscar-winning Monster’s Ball and Precious films).  The film stars an array of award-winning entertainers including Academy Award winners Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda and Cuba Gooding Jr. as well…

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He may have been a college dropout, but Kanye West still spent some time in college majoring in English at Chicago State University, writing essays and research papers before he started dropping those lyrical beats we all know so well. West isn’t the only hip-hop star with a college background. These musical curators and business…

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LAS VEGAS – Boris Kodjoe, Soledad O’Brien of CNN and rapper David Banner were among the celebrities who helped founder Tiffany R. Warren celebrate the sixth annual AdColor Awards and Industry Conference, an elaborate soiree that illuminated advertising excellence in the minority community. Located inside the ostentatious Bellegio Casino and Resort on Vegas’ famous Strip,…

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Kanye West is the most famous College Dropout in the hip hop world. Former student Common speaks and rhymes like a professor behind the lectern, but the following ten hip hop heads actually walked across the stage after completing their requirements for their degrees. And, yes, that man photo’d above has a degree from an…

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David Banner gave a riveting speech at Harvard University during an event that acknowledged the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots. Held at the Barker Center, Banner was the keynote speaker and panelist at “The L.A. Riots: Twenty Years Later Conference.” Below are exclusive photos from the event. Photos by: Amir Shaw for RollingOut.com

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