Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

GLENDALE, Ariz. — In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn’t play a down. Yet he provided the most vivid image of the night, sitting for the national anthem before the Raiders’ 20-10 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday. The ex-Seattle running back, who came out of retirement to sign with his hometown Raiders, sat on an orange cooler with his arms resting on his knees, while others around him stood. … Continue reading

Bruno Mars Donating $1 Million To Flint Water Crisis Victims

Bruno Mars Donating $1 Million To Flint Water Crisis Victims

Bruno Mars has always received a lot of love and support from his loyal fans, and now, the singer had decided that it’s time he gave back to those less fortunate. According to new reports, the 31-year-old star is donating no less than $1 million from his Michigan concert. The money is set to reach those who were affected by the Flint water crisis. The singer announced his intentions to donate on Saturday, during his … Continue reading

Illinois Honors Barack Obama With His Own Holiday

Illinois Honors Barack Obama With His Own Holiday

Former President Barack Obama has been honored with his very own holiday in the state of Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Friday a measure to designate August 4th as “Barack Obama Day.” The holiday will be celebrated on President Obama’s birthday, beginning in 2018. Gov. Rauner praised the commemorative holiday but stopped short of making it a legal holiday. “It’s incredibly proud for Illinois that the president came from Illinois. I think … Continue reading

NBA Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip White House Visit

NBA Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip White House Visit

Per reports, less than 24 hours after becoming the 2017 NBA Finals champions, the Warriors have decided to decline the White House visit. With President Trump in office, there have been many conversations about if athletes should take political stands by choosing to refuse traditional championship White House visits. Many of the Patriot players skipped out on their visit with Trump after winning the Super Bowl. While no one from the Warriors organization or the … Continue reading

Chicago Bulls Matched $1M Donation to Schools

Chicago Bulls Matched $1M Donation to Schools

When Chance the Rapper made a call-to-arms to every major company in Chicago and across the United States, someone finally answered the call of duty. In a press conference this Friday, March 31 at Paul Robeson high school, he revealed that the Chicago Bulls has matched his $1 Million dollar donation to Chicago Public Schools. In the same breath, he has also announced his New Chance Arts and Literature Fund which will partner with Ingenuity … Continue reading

Rihanna Named Harvard’s Humanitarian Of The Year

Rihanna Named Harvard's Humanitarian Of The Year

Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year. The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the Harvard Foundation‘s Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony scheduled for Feb. 28. Rihanna is being honored for several philanthropic efforts. She built a state-of-the-art center for oncology and nuclear medicine to diagnose and treat breast cancer in her home nation of Barbados. She created the Clara and Lionel Foundation Scholarship Program — named for … Continue reading

Black-Owned Ride Share App Moovn Takes Advantage of Uber Boycott

Black-Owned Ride Share App Moovn Takes Advantage of Uber Boycott

The #DeleteUber boycott, and now the exodus from Lyft, leaves a vacuum for more obscure ride share companies who couldn’t wish for a better scenario, to come in and fill the need of customers now seeking an alternative to the popular tech brands. And there is one small independent competitor that specifically stands to benefit among the African American community, although people of all races, religions and creeds are free to enjoy its services. Moovn, … Continue reading

Alicia Keys Attend Women’s March

Alicia Keys Attend Women’s March

Protests against Donald Trump’s presidency have become a global movement. Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, London, Toronto, and Paris, are just some of the cities hosting marches Saturday (Jan. 21). Though the final numbers have yet to be tallied, it’s already clear that the Women’s March trumped the inauguration figures. Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, America Ferrera, and Uzo Aduba, were among those at the Washington D.C. march. “We are mothers, we are … Continue reading

[Event] Agri-Business Symposium – Jan 14th @ Demp Week

[Event] Agri-Business Symposium - Jan 14th @ Demp Week

Florida A&M University, French Town Farmer Market & Green World Path present Agri-Business Symposium at The 20th Anniversary Demp Week Celebration Sat Jan 14th 2017 at Perry Paige Auditorium on FAMU Campus 10am – 3pm Come out to network with people who make a living in Agri-Business. Learn how to make money and Sustain your family. Eat to live!!!! This is a Alternative Community Solutions for poverty, development and productivity in all Communities. .The Event Will … Continue reading

Boob of Cash Out Kings Entertainment is Philly’s new boss on the scene @boobbankrolls

Meet J. Smith also known as Boob the rising entrepreneur and CEO of Cash Out Kings entertainment (C.O.K.E.). Born and raised in Philly and representing the Germantown section. This mogul is the jack of all trades. His experience in entertainment started as he worked with Aphillation & has a artist development background working with Dice Raw, Bang Bang & now he has his artist on C.O.K.E. Slim Cannon. Boob hustles hard too after doing a … Continue reading