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After the recent grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor’s case rocked the nation, it’s been hard for fellow Louisville, Kentucky, native Bryson Tiller to celebrate his career. When he heard the news, Tiller, who recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of his Trapsoul album, was overcome with emotion and determined to take action. The 27-year-old singer…

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Michael Jackson‘s son Prince Jackson wants to “expand” on his late dad’s legacy. The 23-year-old star — who lost his father 11 years ago — still misses the King of Pop, and while he’s “very proud” of the family name, he acknowledged the moniker brings with it certain expectations. Appearing on ITV’s “This Morning” on…

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In the words of Kendrick Lamar, “But if God got us then we gon’ be alright.” We lost another hero: Chadwick Boseman, the epitome of Black excellence. The bombshell news of his death sent shockwaves around the world. Our Black Panther, who made us believe in Wakanda forever is no longer on this earth. As…

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Former President Barack Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Congressman John Lewis. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the 44th U.S. president shared details of Lewis’ upbringing and rise as a civil rights leader during the ceremony, which took place at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. “I’ve come here today, because I, like so many…

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Cherri Gregg is the community affairs reporter for KYW Newsradio, where she reports on social justice and civil rights issues, for both radio and television. Gregg is a graduate of Boston University, Howard University Law School and Temple University’s Klein School of Media and Communication. As a licensed attorney, she provides legal analysis and coverage…

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Ro$$ Mac is the Wall Street rapper. He spent three years on Wall Street working on the high-yield sales and trading desk for Morgan Stanley. He has combined his passion for rap music and the financial market into something that informs urban culture and parlayed his expertise into a financial literacy platform called Maconomics. His…

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To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, U.S. Bank, and its subsidiary Elavon launched a new African American business resource group chapter and presented a special program to honor the civil rights leader’s legacy. The program featured a fireside conversation between chapter president and Elavon vice president of education and engagement Terra Wallace and the…

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If you live in Atlanta, you’ve probably seen some of Fabian Williams’ socially conscious artwork throughout the city. His art includes various portraits of African Americans who have made major contributions to Black culture and race relations in America. It kind of makes you wonder about your contribution to the world, the legacy you’re leaving…

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Whitney Houston will tour as a hologram in the near future. A digital version of the late star — who passed away in 2012 at the age of 48 — will embark on a world tour next year as part of the “An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour.” The world tour will…

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Lil Nas X’s hit single “Old Town Road” introduced millennials to country music and R&B singer K Michelle considers herself a trailblazer in the genre as she is currently working on a country album. However, truth be told, African Americans have had ties to country music and the lifestyle therein much longer than many realize.…

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