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Birmingham’s First Black McDonald’s Owner Started Making $5 an Hour ...

When Larry Thornton became one of six students to integrate Goodwyn Middle School in 1967, he was hardly a star student. He said he couldn’t even imagine the man he would some day become. The self-made ...
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Jay-Z and Will Smith Invest in New App That Bills ...

Jay-Z and Will Smith have put their money behind a new app that’s been labeled “The Airbnb of camping.” The app is called Hipcamp, and it allows people with outdoor space to rent it to others for camping. ...
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Killer Mike reflects on Trump, Baltimore, ‘drug war reparations’ and ...

After President Trump picked a fight last month with Baltimore and its Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, describing the city as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” Rapper and Atlanta entrepreneur Killer Mike tried to keep his ...
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Odell Beckham Jr. Launches New YouTube Channel and Production Company

From the field to YouTube, Odell Beckham Jr. is taking his talents to the screen. The NFL star announced that he’s partnered with Wheelhouse Entertainment and Digital company Portal A to create a new content ...
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‘I’m Not Just Going to Sit There and Let My ...

A Black man climbed 15 floors of a Philadelphia building to save his mom from a fire after firefighters blocked the building’s entrance. A fire crew was called to the scene of the 19-story Westpark ...
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BullyCon Assembles Rizza Islam, David Banner And Business Owners For ...

(AllHipHop News) Next week the business world will experience a conference of a different kind in Philadelphia. Dave Anderson, the founder of BullyCon, is taking his acumen in business to the people. “BullyCon is designed for ...
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RIP: Phil Freelon, Designer of National Museum of African American ...

The man who headed the design of the National Museum of African American History and Culturehas died at age 66. Phil Freelon’s death was announced by his family and posted on the website and Facebook page ...
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Author Michael Eric Dyson’s New Book Will Focus on Jay-Z’s ...

Georgetown sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson isn’t just a fan of Jay-Z, he taught the course SOCI-124-01, also known as “Sociology of Hip-Hop — Urban Theodicy of Jay-Z.” And now he’s writing a book on him. It’s called ...
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Nike Pulls Fourth of July Sneakers After Kaepernick Intervenes

Nike reportedly has taken its new Fourth of July sneakers off the market after Colin Kaepernick told the company some people would find them offensive. The sneakers, called The Air Max 1 USA, had what’s called a ...
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Tom Joyner: Rickey Smiley Will Be His Replacement When He ...

Rickey Smiley will be taking over for Tom Joyner when the radio legend retires at the close of this year. The announcement was made on Friday during “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” which began over two decades ago. ...
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Morehouse Commencement Speaker to Pay Off Student Loan Debt for ...

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation ceremony, announced that his family is paying off the student loan debt of the ENTIRE Class of 2019. “My family ...
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Common Says Therapy Taught Him Why He Can’t Stay in ...

When it comes to Common‘s love life, some may look at him as a stone-cold player, others the luckiest man in the world. Because he’s dated women like Taraji P. Henson, “A Different World’s” Cree Summer, Erykah Badu, Regina Hall and ...