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Dr. Daniel Black of Clark Atlanta University gave a commencement speech that went viral over the weekend due to his exuberant energy in supporting the students, even quoting Kendrick Lamar's "Not Like Us>"

Hair braiding in the Black community has historically been both a grooming and a bonding experience. But for Maryland teacher Marquise White, it ignited a social media debate that questioned whether it’s something that is appropriate in a classroom. White went viral after posting a video of his students helping him take out his braids […]

Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Cookie Johnson will be honored by a fund named after Nelson Mandela in Cannes, France, later this month for their philanthropic efforts.

What is the deal with Jerry Seinfeld catching shade everywhere he goes? (See what I did there?) Seinfeld has already gotten himself dragged across social media for insisting that the “extreme left” and “PC crap” have ruined comedy, when, truthfully, his corny and dated observational humor just isn’t as popular as it used to be. […]

HipHopWired had the opportunity to speak with director Malik Buie and producer Kim Osorio about the groundbreaking documentary "Tale of The Tape", chonicling the rise and impact of mixtapes on Hip-Hop culture.

The Classical Theatre of Harlem opened its 25th season in tribute to late actor and trustee Andre Braugher with a night honoring the 100th anniversary of the dinner party that sparked The Harlem Renaissance.

Summer music festival season has suffered its first casualty: Lovers & Friends. Late Friday night or early Saturday morning, depending on where you were, fans were disappointed to learn that Usher’s music festival would not be held in Las Vegas this year. The R&B extravaganza got the axe just hours before it was to kick […]

The Cassius team returns with more recommendations Black Watch, our recurring list of shows on streamers that won’t have you wishing you could get that time back after you watch the finale. Oh yeah, and people of color must be included because, it is 2024.

The latest episode of 'I Got Questions' features two of the Bronx's heaviest hitters in the rap game, Fat Joe and Remy Ma. Both sit down and chop it up about their careers, their top five rappers and more.

As HBCUs continue to get the respect (and funding) they deserve, the schools are still hitting many first-time milestones. That now includes Xavier University of Louisiana which has just inked an agreement with Ochsner Health to establish a medical school. The number of HBCUs with medical schools has been slowly growing, making Xavier only the […]

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Last Friday, disgraced R&B icon R. Kelly lost an appeal after a federal appeals court upheld his 20-year sentence, which he received in 2022 after he was convicted of three charges of producing child sexual abuse images and three charges of enticement of minors for sex, according to the Associated Press. Attorneys for Kell, born […]

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According to people on X, Stephen A. Smith epically put his foot in his mouth in defense of Donald Trump.