Tuesday, August 4, 2020
By Spenser Tillman   A Six-Part Opt Ed Series on 250 Years of College and Professional Football     So here we are, on the dawn of a combined two hundred and fifty years of football: one hundred and fifty for the ahem, “amateur” version and,...
www.blackamericaweb.com By Royce Dunmore   A major move has folks happy.   On Wednesday, Black-owned company, Essence Ventures LLC, announced that they acquired Essence Communications Inc. — the media company behind Essencemagazine. Essence Ventures LLC is led by Richelieu Dennis, the same founder of Shea Moisture hair and skin products. His...
By Eagle Newswire     Tulsa’s local artist Majeste Amour Pearson was given the wonderful opportunity this past weekend to perform at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys Governors Ball in Los Angeles, Cali., the official after party of the Emmys! She was...
www.nytimes.com By Vivian Wang and Jesse McKinley     With a Democrat-controlled State Legislature and the bold promises of an election year behind him, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday laid out a sweeping agenda for the coming year, including legalizing marijuana, establishing congestion pricing in...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lee Moran   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rge0NHSwQM “This whole ‘tell it like it is’ business, that’s nonsense.”   Michelle Obama is on a mission to make people think before they tweet, and that includes President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, the former first lady took to the stage at The...
www.blavity.com By Ricky Riley       After the NFL announced that Jennifer Lopez and Shakira would be this year's Super Bowl halftime performers, rapper Uncle Luke launched a campaign to get the league to consider local Miami artists instead. The famed Miami rapper published...
www.buzzfeednews.com By Mira Jacob BuzzFeed Contributor     Here is what I remember from the time before we ever thought someone like Donald Trump could become an American president: I was 28, walking to work. On the corner of 11th Street and 7th...
www.thegrio.com By Blue Telusma It was only a matter of time before Democratic rising star Andrew Gillum and former President Barack Obama‘s path’s crossed. Monday, it was announced that Obama is scheduled to stump with Florida’s two top-of-ticket candidates, Gillum and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, in Miami on...
www.blackamericaweb.com By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer     NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, the rap icon explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested...
www.msn.com By Erin Nyren   Nathaniel Taylor, the actor who played Rollo Lawson on the 1970s sitcom “Sanford and Son,” died Feb. 27 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. He was 80. © 2012 NBCUniversal, Inc. SANFORD AND...
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