Jim Jones Launches Phone Service Company “VL Mobile.”

Jim Jones has become the latest rapper to venture off into entrepreneurship after revealing he's launching a new phone service company called "VL Mobile." During a...
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Jadakiss Passes Out Free Food and Clothing in NYC

Jadakiss took to Madison Square Garden yesterday (Jan. 21) alongside his niece to pass out food and clothing to the "underprivileged" and "less fortunate."...

Black Female Physicist Develops Technology That Kills Cancer Cells With Lasers

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green became the recent winner of a $1.1 million grant to further develop a technology she’s pioneered that uses laser-activated nanoparticles to...

Cuban Revolutionary Fidel Castro Passes Away at 90

Former Cuban president and revolutionary Fidel Castro passed away on Saturday (Nov. 26), according to his younger brother and successor President Raul Castro. In 1959,...

Beyonce, Solange Knowles, & Kelly Rowland Unite to Aid Louisiana Flood Vicitms

Essence is partnering with Beyonce, Solange Knowles, Tina Knowles-Lawson, and Kelly Rowland for Love On Louisiana: An Essence Hometown Heroes Tribute to raise $1 million...

Hundreds of African Refugees Drown in the Mediterranan Sea

As Europe focuses on Britain leaving the EU, more than 200 refugees have drowned in two disasters off the coast of Libya. The tragedies push...

Ciara and Russell Wilson Confirms Pregnancy Rumors Are True

Rumors surfaced last week that Ciara was expecting, but on Tuesday she and her husband Russell Wilson took to social media to confirm that...

Here’s How You Can Help Haiti

It's only been six years since a catastrophic earthquake nearly destroyed Haiti, now the Caribbean island is feeling the aftermath of another devastating natural...
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Rap Legend Scarface Teams Up with Callaway in Golf Documentary

Hip Hop legend Scarface isn’t necessarily the first person you think about when golf is mentioned. But the Houston rap vet is an avid golfer,...
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Master P to Release Video Game Based in New Orleans

Music mogul Percy "Master P" Miller has announced his latest project, a video game called Get Money which will be available for Playstation, Xbox,...

Colin Kaepernick to Trump: ‘America’s Never Been Great For People of Color’

A few weeks ago presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked to share his opinion on the National Anthem protests led by Colin Kaepernick. "Well, I...

Trayvon Martin’s Parents to Release Book About Son

Trayvon Martin's parents have signed a book deal to tell about their son and how his death sparked a historic movement that help unify black...
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LeBron James says he will stand for the National Anthem

During media day in Cleveland LeBron James was asked if he planned on joining the protest of the National Anthem led by Colin Kaepernick. James...
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The Game Explains How The Beef With Meek Mill and Sean Kingston Started

The Game sat down with the Breakfast Club to talk about how his beef with Meek Mill and Sean Kingston started. Game says he saw...

Charlotte Police Release “Incoherent” Video Footage of Keith Lamont Scott’s death

Charlotte police released "official" video footage of the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, including both dashboard camera footage and body camera footage. Videos released...

Bill Nunn, actor famously known as Radio Raheem, dead at 62

Bill Nunn, the actor who is best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing, has reportedly died....

Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs Pledges $1 Million to Howard University

Puff Daddy is a multi-talented mogul who has achieved incomparable success, but he took time to remember how he got there when his Bad Boy...

Colin Kaepernick Discusses Terrence Crutcher, Says he Received Death Threats

Since making the controversial decision to kneel during the National Anthem, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he's received death threats from a...

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