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Stuart Scott’s Daughters Post Video Tribute On One-Year Anniversary of His Passing

Taelor and Sydni Scott create a moving tribute and 'Dear Dad' letter

January 4, 2016, was the one-year anniversary of Stuart Scott’s passing. Scott, who passed after…

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[WATCH] Cicely Tyson Among Kennedy Center Honorees

Aretha Franklin and CeCe Winans' stirring performances still viral on the Web

The Kennedy Center Honors, which recognizes achievements by Americans in the arts, recently honored leaders…

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British actor John Boyega

30 Under 30: Stephen Curry, John Boyega, Breshere Gray and Zendaya Make ‘Forbes’ List

From the NBA to 'Empire' to Silicon Valley, young influencers impact industries

Forbes released its 2016 ’30 Under 30′ list that includes 600 young leaders making major…

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Jaden Smith is New Face of Louis Vuitton Womenswear Line

Teen actor continues gender-bending fashion statements

Jaden Smith is adding luxury endorsements to his resume, becoming the face of Louis Vuitton’s…

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Small Businesses Favor Minimum Wage Increase says National Poll

New Year, New Pay: See Which States Plan to Increase Minimum Wage in 2016

13 states, plus the District of Columbia, will increase pay in 2016

As of Jan. 1, 2015, 29 states, plus the District of Columbia, agreed to raise…

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Timothy Loehmann, the cop who shot Tamir Rice

The Man Who Killed Tamir Rice

The signs were there, but no one was paying attention

In five short months, Loehmann was deemed “emotionally unstable” and unfit for service as a…

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[WATCH] LeBron James Turns 31 Today

Forbes estimates his net worth at $65 million, ranking in at #6 of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes in 2015

December 30 is LeBron James’ birthday. The American pro basketball player, famously born in 1984…

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Cops Who Shot 12-yr-old Tamir Rice Won’t Face Charges

Prosecutor Tim McGinty says evidence didn't indicate criminal conduct

An Ohio grand jury decided not to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback after…

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Top 10 Cities With The Biggest Income Gap

The gap between rich and poor is growing steadily

The income gap between the rich and poor is steadily growing in metro cities across…

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Kanye West’s New ‘Yeezy Boost 350’ Sneaker Sells Out Immediately

On Dec. 26, the official Adidas Twitter account tweeted: "#YEEZYBOOST 350 is now sold out online in the U.S."

On Saturday, Dec. 26, Kanye West’s new sneaker line, Yeezy Boost 350 launched worldwide and…

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Harlem Globetrotters Star, Meadowlark Lemon, Passes Away at 83

He is survived by his ministry, children, wife, and beloved fans

83-year-old Meadowlark Lemon, the “Clown Prince” of the Harlem Globetrotters, passed away in his home…

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Young Gifted & Black Awards Honor Leaders in Art, Education, Philanthropy, and Business

Honorees include journalist Lola Ogunnaike and scholar Noel Scott Anderson Ph.D.

“This program has a simple mission, which is to bring light to individuals who exemplify…

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British actor John Boyega

[Op-Ed] Star Wars Stormtrooper “Blackwash Rage” Strikes Back

Examining "blackwash rage"—unbridled anger over casting actors of color in non-traditional roles

It almost seems preposterous to use the word “controversy” with the words “casting” and “Star…

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Black Actress Cast as Hermione in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Harry Potter author tweets, "White skin was never specified."

Swaizland-born Noma Dumezweni is set to play the adult Hermione, alongside actor Paul Thornley as…

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[WATCH] Word on the Street: Oprah Winfrey Buys $14 Million Ski Oasis in Colorado

Home features heated driveway and high-tech home automation system

The home was originally built for its previous owner, tech executive Bob Wall. Completed in…

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

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A "red alert" smog day in China (Source: theguardian.com)

Startup Company Selling Bottled Air to China

Last week, schools were shut down in Beijing due to a “red alert” from poor air quality

Canadian startup company Vitality Air believes it has found the solution for the severe smog…

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Kerry Washington Becomes OPI Creative Ambassador

'Scandal' star will co-curate nail polish colors and names for collections

Scandal” star Kerry Washington is adding creative ambassador to her resume, becoming the first-ever OPI…

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[WATCH] Icons Connect: Kobe Bryant Meets 1st Black Player for Minneapolis Lakers

Bob Williams, an NBA player in the '50s, shares memories and love for the franchise

Recently, Bob Williams got to meet one of the greatest athletes of all time who…

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NWA nominated for 2015 rock and roll hall of fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: N.W.A. and Chicago Among Inductees

Subjects of "Straight Outta Compton" finally land honor after five considerations

More than 800 members of the Hall’s voting committee, which includes artists, historians, and music…

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