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Loretta Lynch Announces $20 Million Grant to Fund Body Cameras

by Taylor Lewis - Essence on

As one of her first acts as attorney general, Loretta Lynch has announced a pilot program that will devote $20 million to the purchasing and implementation of body cameras for police officers.... Read full article

11 Venture Capital Sources Taking Notice of Black Tech Founders

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

Forums and funds that target minority entrepreneurs.... Read full article

John Legend Announces FREE AMERICA Campaign To End Mass Incarceration

by Lindsey India - Global Grind on

“We have a serious problem with incarceration in this country,”. “It’s destroying families, it’s destroying communities and we’re the most incarcerated country in the world," Legend said in an interview.... Read full article

Birth Of A Nation Did Not Do Bad In The Box Office And Who Cares If The Film Wins An Oscar Or Not

by Jen Nicole - Naturally Moi on

Many mainstream websites online are reporting that Nate Parker’s Birth of Nation, did not perform well in the box office and I am here to tell you, that is simply not true.... Read full article

POTUS Says Concerns of #BlackLivesMatter Are Legitimate Issues We Have To Address!

by Courtney Connley - Black Enterprise on

#BlackLivesMatter: “We As a Society, Particularly Given Our History, Have to Take This Seriously"!... Read full article

Watermelondrea!

by Yolanda Sangweni - Essence on

Celebrating the Audacity of Black Names... Read full article

8 Atrocities About Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day

by Vincent Schilling on

Columbus Never Landed on What is Known Today as "American" Soil—Not in 1492, Not Ever!... Read full article

Historic all-girls school opens Male Academy

by The Louisiana Weekly on

For one year after Hurricane Katrina, it was part of MAX, a school that included students from St. Augustine, St. Mary’s and Xavier Prep. In the fall of 2006, St. Mary’s moved its operations to the former St. James Major School campus in Gentilly. ... Read full article

6 BIGGEST SMH! MOMENTS FROM THE 2015 VMAS #KANYEFORPRESIDENT

by Blavity on

Below you will find a list of 14 moments from this year’s VMAs that left us either shaking our heads or grabbing our seats!... Read full article

Bed-Vyne Wine Founders Talk Nelson Mandela, Tasting Tips And Branding

by Kevin L. Clark on

Brooklyn, New York City is an ever-changing hub of possibilities. The borough, most famous for birthing greats such as Michael Jordan, the Three Stooges and Christopher Wallace, has another entry to be extremely proud of: Bed-Vyne Wine.... Read full article

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