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Fans find it fascinating, if not a touch peculiar, to see the radical reversal of opinion of exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick from certain pockets of mainstream America. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “welcome” Kaepernick back into the league if someone wants to sign him. Not long thereafter, the San Diego Chargers and the…

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Pop icon Michael Jackson “tore down the walls and the doors” of culture, according to Kanye West. The 43-year-old rapper has defended the reputation of the late pop star in a new interview with Pharrell Williams for i-D magazine, seemingly speaking in reference to the Dan Reed-directed documentary Leaving Neverland. Kanye said: “We should have…

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Hip-hop star Chance The Rapper revealed an act of heroism he previously had kept secret while reflecting on his most memorable moments of 2018. The 25-year-old took to social media and opened up about saving a man’s life by pulling him from a burning car. He revealed: “Ay so I never told this to the world but my friends can…

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Produced by the same team as the Academy Award-winning Get Out, the new highly anticipated film BLACKkKLANSMAN, is set to hit theaters Friday, August 10. Visionary filmmaker Spike Lee brings this incredible true story of an American hero to the big screen.  Check out the trailer below.

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For a brief period of time on Thursday, millions of President Donald Trump’s Twitter followers were confused. When they went to @realdonaldtrump on Twitter, to their shock, Trump’s account was deleted. Social media went wild with the thought that the world would no longer read the ranting tweets of Trump. However, no one knew why this…

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The cast of Netflix’s new Marvel series “Luke Cage” made their way to the red carpet at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem Theater for the NYC premiere. Making their way down the carpet, Luke Cage himself, Mike Colter, snapped it up with his co-stars Simone Missick and Rosario Dawson (who also stars in “Daredevil”). “When I…

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Roscoe Brown, a longtime New York City educator who flew with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, died Saturday. He was 94. Born in Washington on March 9, 1922, Brown discovered his passion for aviation at an early age when he saw Charles Lindberg’s donation of the Spirit of St. Louis to the Smithsonian…

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Devin Washington

It was just supposed to be a normal Saturday afternoon for 18-year-old New Orleans native Devin Washington. He had an interview scheduled at a neighborhood Popeyes restaurant and he was hoping to make a good impression on the manager set to interview him. According to New Orleans Police, Devin got more than he bargained for…

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Donald Barton has been designated a hero. A bus driver for Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority in the city of Buffalo, N.Y., saved a woman from jumping off the Route 198 Delaware pedestrian overpass. Mayor Byron Brown issued a proclamation in his honor and real estate magnate Donald Trump gave him $10,000 for this act of…

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Charles Ramsey may have just experienced the most interesting week in his life. After rescuing Amanda Berry and other victims from a home in Cleveland, Ramsey gave an interview that instantly went viral and became a media darling. However, the Smoking Gun searched Ramsey’s past and discovered that he had a criminal past and served…

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At a recent event in New York City, HTC launched its latest hero smartphone, the HTC One. The smartphone has an improved Sense interface and a modified ‘Ultra Pixel’ camera. With this phone, the company attempts to take on Samsung and Apple and re-position itself as a key player in the global smartphone market. The…

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