UF Under Fire for Pushing Black Graduates Offstage

The University of Florida came under fire over the weekend, after recordings taken during the school’s year-end commencement ceremony went viral amongst members of the public who grew outraged over the way they saw some of the Black graduates being treated. Many of the roughly 10,000 fresh-faced alumni who crossed the Exactech Arena stage at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Sunday (May 6), did so in style, with some stopping to pose for awkward … Continue reading

[Community] Strictly About Business Announces New DVD & Soundtrack

[Community] Strictly About Business Announces New Movie & Soundtrack

Strictly About Business is a company started by students between the age of 16 – 20 that were enrolled in  The A Nu Foundation Trust Business Academy of Sunrise High in Fort Lauderdale. The members of the Business Academy created a Multi Media Company that specialized in Audio & Video Production,Composing, Publishing, A/R. Digital Distribution called Strictly About Business & Sab Allstars are the artist that were signed by the student to create the soundtrack for … Continue reading

[VIDEO] Joyner Lucas “I’m Not Racist”

[VIDEO] Joyner Lucas "I'm Not Racist"

Joyner Lucas is known for stirring up uncomfortable conversations with his unique videos and innovate songs, and his latest visual is no different. The Worcester, Mass. rapper unveils his new video for “I’m Not Racist,” where he showcases a heated debate about race relations between a White man and a Black man. The White man begins the conversation—all in Joyner’s voice—by expressing his grievances with the Black community while sporting a “Make America Great Again” … Continue reading

SEAN KINGSTON FEEDS HOMELESS FOR THANKSGIVING

SEAN KINGSTON FEEDS HOMELESS FOR THANKSGIVING

Sean Kingston is getting a lot of praise for feeding homeless people in Kingston on Thanksgiving day. Sean Kingston is now living in Jamaica but he is still celebrating some American holidays and for Thanksgiving last week Thursday, the “Beautiful Girl” singer and his mother took to the streets of Kingston to dish out some hot meals to the homeless in Jamaica’s capital. “Knowing that Jamaica doesn’t really celebrate Thanksgiving, it’s something new,” Kingston said. … Continue reading

Artists Awarded Damages in Graffiti Case

Artists Awarded Damages in Graffiti Case

Brooklyn federal jurors ruled in the favor of 21 graffiti artists after a day of deliberations in the despite between land developers and the artists responsible for painting the historic Queens art Mecca known as 5 Pointz. The American mural space at 45-46 David Street in Long Island City was founded in 1993, and was a huge staple in the hip hop and art scene. It was recently closed down and whitewashed as developers have … Continue reading

Eminem to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

Eminem to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

On Wednesday (Oct. 25) it was reported that New Zealand’s National Party would have to award the publishing company Eight Mile Style about $415K, after using a song similar to “Lose Yourself” in a 2014 advert. Now, one of Em’s rep has said that the Detroit rapper will be donating all of those proceeds to hurricane relief. The rep was sure to clarify that Eminem did not file the lawsuit against the government himself, “Eminem … Continue reading

Colin Kaepernick Lands $1 Million Book Deal

Colin Kaepernick Lands $1 Million Book Deal

Colin Kaepernick has inked a book deal worth just over $1 million with Random House imprint One World, according to Page Six. One World is headed by book world superstar Chris Jackson who launched it last year. He also publishes JAY-Z and Ta-Nehisi Coates. It was previously reported that Kaepernick was seen “taking meetings with publishers in the New York offices of WME” to shop the planned book. Carlos Fleming reps Kaepernick as an athlete, … Continue reading

Lil Jon Opens Primary School in Ghana

Lil Jon Opens Primary School in Ghana

Lil Jon moved beyond the entertainment realm with his latest project. The famed producer opened a primary school for children in Ghana which he’s been raising money for quite some time. Lil Jon teamed up with Pencils of Promise or PoP, to open up the school in the Asuogyaman district of eastern Ghana. PoP was launched in 2009 with the purpose of bringing quality education to children in need on a global scale. Since 2009, … Continue reading

NFL Commissioner Will Not Force Players to Stand During Anthem

NFL Commissioner Will Not Force Players to Stand During Anthem

During a 20-minute press conference held to debrief what progress came of the meeting he hosted between NFL players and owners this week, league commissioner Roger Goodell shared that no changes will be made to the game’s operations manual. Goodell explained that his office will continue to urge players to recognize the patriotic culture that has long been associated with the sport in hopes that each and everyone on the sidelines will stand during the … Continue reading

Tesla Slammed With Racial Discrimination Allegations

Tesla Slammed With New Round of Racial Discrimination Allegations

Three former black Tesla employees claim they experienced racial discrimination by company supervisors and fellow employees. According to a lawsuit filed Tuesday, October 17, Owen Diaz and his son, Demetric (pictured above), along with Lamar Patterson, claim they faced racial remarks and racist graffiti drawings throughout their tenures in Tesla’s Fremont factory. According to NBC Bay Area, the former workers claim they were called the n-word multiple times, by both coworkers and their superiors. Owen … Continue reading