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Why The 1619 Project Matters in 2019

The New York Times Magazine recently released its “1619 Project,” an initiative marking the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving in North America....

Activist who spotlighted African American history in Baton Rouge found dead in trunk of her car

BATON ROUGE — Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s sister remembers her as a woman who made things better — who led neighborhood trash cleanups and house repairs, who launched a...

Morehouse College’s Class Of 2019 Gets A Big Commencement Surprise

Billionaire Robert F. Smith announced during Sunday’s commencement speech at Morehouse College in Atlanta that he and his family would pay off the entire...

Don’t let a sense of entitlement spoil the Historical Howard University campus

By Letters to the Editor April 24 The April 20 Metro article “New D.C. friction point: Dogs on Howard campus” enraged me. What I hear, as a 45-year neighbor of...

2019 Grammy Winners Are…

The biggest performers, artists and stars of the music world gathered for the 2019 Grammy Awards Sunday where stars like Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Cardi B took home...

The disturbing parallels between modern accounting and the business of slavery

Slavery in the United States was a business. A morally reprehensible — and very profitable business. Much of the research around the business history of slavery...

Did Tekashi69 Dime Himself?

According to TMZ, Tekashi69 might have way more legal woes on the horizon than the full plate he’s already dealing with, ’cause the feds are looking into the...

Grammy Jazz Singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning “song stylist” and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has...

Janet Jackson Will Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame For 2019

Jannet Jackson is a 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.  The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame named the global superstar as part of its latest class of inductees on...

Tekashi69 Mayweather Muscle’s Got My Back Now … Two Dudes, One Wall!!!

Tekashi69 is getting serious about protecting himself — he’s hired 2 dudes who’ve proved themselves guarding boxing champ Floyd Mayweather. Sources...