Jazz Legends Jarreau, Lewis and Marsalis Work to Keep Jazz in Schools

by Christopher A. Daniel Public schools and universities throughout America are cutting their music and arts programs at a rapid pace due to...

Knowledge is Power; Not Knowing is Privilege

It has long since been understood that knowledge is power. Women and other subjugated voices have recognized that those who control...

Hector 'Macho' Camacho Dies at 50

   The Associated Press is reporting that Hector "Macho" Camacho has died. The article reports that Camacho "was a brash fighter with...

Battle of the Billionaires: Suitors Emerge to Buy Embattled LA Clippers

The bidding war has begun. Apparently, Donald Sterling’s estranged wife has been quite busy. She allegedly met with billionaire Antony Ressler...

Sean "Diddy" Combs Puts on First-Ever Instagram Fashion Show

Writing for the Huffington Post, Julee Wilson reports that music and fashion mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has made history yet again...

China and Nigeria: $1.1 Billion Reasons to Pay Attention

The New York Times is reporting that China is offering Nigeria $1.1 billion in loans to help build airport terminals, a light...

Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens: 'Idol' Misrepresentation

written by Benjamin Snyder With the conclusion of the Australian Open, the year’s first major tennis tournament, the women’s event anointed Belarusian...

Mary J. Blige on The London Sessions: ‘I’ve Come a Very Long Way’

After 22 years in the music business, Mary J. Blige felt it was time to reinvent her musical identity. The “Queen...

Assata Shakur Added to FBI's Most-Wanted Terrorist List

RJ Cubarrubia of Rolling Stone is reporting that the FBI has placed Joanne Chesimard, known as Assata Shakur, godmother of Tupac...

Educating Black Kids: Obama's White House Initiative Offers Hope

OPINION by Dr. Rema Reynolds During his speech at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), President Obama talked passionately about education. He stated, “No parent...

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