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Titans Linebacker Derrick Morgan Launches $200 Million Opportunity Zone Fund After NFL Retirement

— ADVERTISEMENT — Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan announced his retirement at 15th July, at 30 it seems like a sensible choice and he said, to Forbes, of the decision “I’m at a time where, physically and mentally, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to continue,” But that does not mean he is kicking …

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We Bet You Can’t Wait For Nas’ ‘I Know I Can” Kids Books To Come Either?

Nas “Nasir” Jones is so many things, self-educated, streetwise, a master businessman who may well be on his way to being a billionaire. He is definitely a show of how far you can come with your mind in the right space and a bit of determination. And THIS is exactly why he should be writing …

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To The Memory of John Singleton

To a man who single-handedly took on racial stereotypes waged against all Black “boyz in the ‘hood,” structured an idea about what it means to kill one another and to ‘man up’ and become a REAL Black man in America (“Baby Boy”), who gave the world a glance at what it looks like to have …

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Grammy- Nominated Rapper Nipsey Hussle Murdered in L.A.

At around 3:25 p.m. local time, Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to a shooting call at Hussle’s “The Marathon Store”, according to LAPD Lt. Chris Ramirez. When they arrived at the scene, they found three people “suffering from gunshot wounds.” Hussle, age 33, was transported to a hospital in order to be pronounced dead …

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Michelle Obama’s Oprahesque Relationship with the Black Community

Let’s be clear: Michelle Obama does what she does because it’s necessary to her own survival. It’s more of a case of Oprahism than it is racism. Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, all respect due to the ancestor, kind of threw himself under a ‘bus’ -to coin a phrase. He was unable to hold his ego …

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WORD: Jay-Z and Meek Mill announce $50 million criminal justice reform organization and Van Jones is heading it!

It is not exactly a secret that there needs to be criminal justice reform and literally 100s of grassroots organizations work on this needed interest! So, a few big names throwing their hats in the ring (and money too) is a GREATLY welcomed thing, especially when the aim is to help and lift up those …

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YES!! Eddie Murphy Returning for Coming To America 2, Penned by ‘Black-ish’ Creator

Coming to America may well be the most beloved movie in the Black American community and FINALLY, there is confirmation that the long-awaited sequel is coming! Eddie will be back, as we all John Amos, James Earl Jones and most of the original cast! And to make things even more awesome Black-ish creator Kenya Barris …

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Chance the Rapper and Steph Curry Lend Their Voices for Barack Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ PSA

Our 44th President recently collaborated with Steph Curry and Chance the Rapper as part of his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative. The purpose of the organization is to mentor and create opportunities for young men of color that they normally would not have access to. You can hear him speak to this in new ad for …

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LaVar Ball Looking to send LiAngelo and LaMelo Oversees to Pursue Basketball Career

LaVar Ball is at it again! Some can’t stand him but if you understand business you know he’s a freakin’ marketing genius. Because whether you like him or not he’ll stay in your news feed. After making headlines for pissing Trump off he made headlines for pulling both LiAngelo and LaMelo out of school. Now …

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After a $70 Million Deal, Oprah Winfrey is no Longer a Majority Stakeholder in OWN

I have been scouring the internet to find something saying this story is NOT true but it is in fact true. Oprah Winfrey has sold a portion of her network to Discovery Communications for $70 million. What once started as a joint venture (50 – 50 ownership) has now left Oprah with less control over …

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