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Skip Marley, grandson of the legendary artist Bob Marley, is chartering his own path to success with his musical career. Skip is making history with R&B singer H.E.R., as their sultry song, “Slow Down,” breaks records. The song that beautifully blends Marley’s reggae sound and H.E.R.’s soulfulness, has earned over 44 million streams globally and…

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On a cold day in Atlanta, YFN Lucci parked his blue Rolls-Royce Phantom drophead coupé outside rolling out studios. Several diamond-encrusted chains hung around his neck. His iced-out diamond grill glistened as he smiled from ear to ear. In a sense, Lucci has rewarded himself, not only for selling records, but also for making it…

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Washington, D.C., is the epitome of history. Visitors to the nations capitol know that when they arrive they will have many chances to experience history. The city is known for its expansive selection of museums and the nice thing is that you can go to them all for free. Should you be in the D.C.…

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There is no question that Atlanta is the best city to visit for a real Black history lesson. With Atlanta playing a major role in the history of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and of the Civil Rights Movement, it comes as no surprise that the largest museum of primary resources for both are…

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Don’t wait until Black History Month to learn about African American history. Learning about the accomplishments, contributions and prominent Black figures throughout history can take place 365 days a year. Here are a few of the most popular African American museums you should visit this summer to learn about or brush up on our history.…

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Last week, a special mayoral election in Chicago resulted in two Black women — Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot — chosen as the final two candidates slated to compete in a runoff election on April 2, 2019. Preckwinkle is the current Cook County board president and the current chair of the Cook County Democratic Party. She…

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NASA is finally paying tribute to the Black female mathematician who changed the history of space travel. Katherine Johnson, whose work was hidden for decades, was responsible for the calculations that enabled spacecraft to safely orbit Earth and to land on the moon. USA Today reports that the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, West…

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When the city of Detroit is mentioned, three things come to mind; Motown, the auto industry, and high rates of crime. But beyond the surface lies beautiful monuments, historical artifacts, and a rich history. Detroit is one of the biggest cities in the nation and has very rare traits that only lifelong residents could understand.…

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The Travel Channel is willing to tell the world that King Tut’s mother resembled a White woman. The station will feature their “findings” on their series “Expedition Unknown” with Josh Gates. Apparently, Gates and Egyptologist Dr. Aidan Dodson received permission from Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and The Egyptian Museum to remove the protective glass case…

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The holiday season is the perfect time for road trips and family fun. During Thanksgiving week, this publication got an opportunity to review the 2017 Lexus IS 350. The first thing that stands out about the IS 350 is the style. It comes with 17-inch wheels, a moonroof, xenon headlights and a sleek body style.…

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birth name was Michael, not Martin. On January 15, 1929, the famous Civil Rights leader was born Michael King, Jr. Martin’s father, Martin Luther King, Sr’s birth name was also Michael. The name change came about in about 1934, when Michael (Martin) Sr set off for Germany and became inspired…

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When it comes to teaching the horrors of slavery some elementary school teachers keep getting it wrong. The latest incident occurred at Shelburne Middle School in Staunton, Virginia, after a sixth-grade teacher separated her students by race as the film “Roots” played in the classroom. According to students, the unidentified teacher told the Black kids…

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