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Tech Entrepreneur Arlan Hamilton Launches New Scholarship Fund for Black ...

Tech entrepreneur and investor Arlan Hamilton is no stranger to giving back. This time, she’s made it her mission to make education available to Black students at the prestigious Oxford University. This week, Hamilton announced the creation of ...
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Nas Partners With Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Help Students ...

(Atlanta Black Star) Nas, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and Hennessy — the cognac company the rapper endorses — have teamed up to help students attend graduate school at an HBCU. They’re doing so by ...
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Issa Rae to Star in and Produce ‘Perfect Strangers’ Remake

The ‘Insecure’ creator is starring in, writing and producing a remake of the comedy “Perfect Strangers” with Spyglass Media Group and Eagle Pictures. Variety: The project is an English-language adaptation of Paolo Genovese’s Italian feature film “Perfetti ...
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Instagram, Jason Derulo Claims Discrimination, Wants to #BringBackAnaconda

Toofab The singer/star of the upcoming “Cats” movie made headlines in November when he shared a photo of his wet physique while wearing nothing but tiny black boxer briefs. The post’s comments were flooded with ...
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Perceived Loss of Social Status Linked to Rising Mortality Rates ...

(Atlanta Black Star) Anxiety among whites about losing social status to African-Americans and other racial minorities could be linked to rising short-term mortality rates for the group, a new study suggests. Analyzing administrative mortality and ...
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Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn Reflects On Opening ...

In July of this year, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn took an eight-day trip to the East African country of Tanzania to help open a school for 300 children of the Masai Tribe. The school ...
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64 Years Ago, Rosa Parks Refused to Give Up Her ...

Hundreds gathered in the Alabama capital of Montgomery’s downtown this past weekend for the unveiling of a new statue honoring civil rights icon Rosa Parks. On Sunday, city officials dedicated the life-size bronze sculpture alongside other ...
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Akon Talks About How He Is Building His Own City ...

Akon talked about building his own city in the West African country of Senegal some time ago, which at that time was referred to as “Crypto City.” The singer named it that because he wants its ...
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Video Captures Angry Parents Spitting On, Attacking Black High School ...

(Atlanta Black Star) “Grown men and women started spitting on our kids as they walked up the ramp. They were throwing food, cups, and whatever,” was the scene before Denby High School football coach Deon ...
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RIP: Terry Glenn Jr. Dead at 22 yrs old After ...

Terry Glenn Jr., the son of former Cowboys wide receiver Terry Glenn, was found dead at his Ohio home Thursday from an apparent accidental drug overdose. Glenn Jr., 22, was found in his bathroom while he ...
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Walmart dodged US tax on $2 billion by routing cash ...

Walmart, the world’s biggest company, underpaid US taxes on nearly $2 billion worth of offshore cash, according to whistleblower documents filed by a former Walmart executive to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2011, and ...
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Terrelle Pryor upgraded to stable condition after being stabbed in ...

NFL wide receiver Terrelle Pryor reportedly was stabbed in the chest and shoulder at a Pittsburgh-area apartment Saturday morning, as first reported by WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh and later by ESPN. Pryor, 30, was taken to an area hospital ...