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Sylvia Rhone Rises from President to Chairman & CEO of Epic Records

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

According to Variety.com, Sony Music Entertainment announced today the promotion of Sylvia Rhone to Chairman and CEO of Epic Records. In this role, Rhone will lead the overall creative direction and management of Epic Records, overseeing Epic’s roster of hit-making artists such as Travis Scott, Future, Camila Cabello, 21 Savage, Meghan Trainor, DJ Khaled, and French Montana.  Rhone has been President of Epic […]

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Intersection in Harlem Renamed in Honor of Acting Legends and Activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

According to New York Amsterdam News, on Saturday the northeast corner of 123rd Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue in Harlem was renamed in honor of famed acting and civil rights couple Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee (Purlie Victorious, Countdown At Kusini, Do The Right Thing, Jungle Fever). The Dwyer Cultural Center hosted the ceremonial unveiling of ‘Ruby Dee Place’ and ‘Ossie Davis Way’. Dee and Davis’ children, Nora […]

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Magic Johnson and Ice Cube to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

Basketball legend and entrepreneur, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, is joining the bidding group of rapper, actor, and entrepreneur, O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson Sr. to acquire 21 Regional Sports Networks  (RSN) from Walt Disney Co. “Very happy to add Magic Johnson to our bidding group for Disney’s RSNs,” Ice Cube wrote in a tweet. Ice Cube has […]

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“Jamestown to Jamestown”: NAACP to Commemorate 400 Years of African Diaspora This August

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

At the 50th NAACP Image Awards, the NAACP announced its historic “Jamestown to Jamestown” event partnership with Ghana, marking the 400th year enslaved Africans first touched the shores of what would become the United States of America. An official event of Ghana’s “Year of Return,” Jamestown to Jamestown will allow for NAACP leadership, NAACP members, and members of the African American community to […]

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From Rags To Riches: How This Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeons Gives Back In African Countries

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

Dr. Michael Obeng is the only Black plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills that makes millions working with clients ranging from royals to celebrities and rich socialites. His company is called Miko Plastic Surgery, and is located at 435 North Roxbury Drive, Suite #205. Despite his celebrity status, however, he still gives back to the community in a […]

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Black-Owned Mobile Barber Shop is Just Like Uber, But For Haircuts!

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

In today’s fast-paced world, most people would want convenient and quick service whether it be transportation, food, or anything so as to not waste too much time. Darren Tenkorang, a 24-year old Black entrepreneur from England, thought it would be profitable to use the same idea for male grooming. So, he co-founded Trim-It, a barber-shop-on-wheels that […]

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June 10, 1977: Lucy Harris of Delta State is Drafted by the New Orleans Jazz

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

June 10, 1977: Lucy Harris of Delta State is drafted by the New Orleans Jazz in the 7th round of the NBA Draft, becoming the 1st woman ever selected by an NBA team. ?Denise Long was selected by the San Francisco Warriors in the 1969 Draft, However, the league voided the Warriors’ selection, thus Harris […]

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June 10, 1946: Jack Johnson Died in Car Crash on U.S. Highway 1 Near Franklinton, NC

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

June 10, 1946: Jack Johnson died in a car crash on U.S. Highway 1 near Franklinton, North Carolina, a small town near Raleigh, after racing angrily from a diner that refused to serve him. He was taken to the closest black hospital, Saint Agnes Hospital in Raleigh. He was 68 years old at the time […]

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June 10, 1997: Geronimo Pratt Released After Serving 27 Years in Prison

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

June 10, 1997: After 27 years in prison (8 in solitary confinement), Geronimo Pratt was released on $25,000 bail. His murder conviction would be vacated, on the grounds that the prosecution had concealed evidence that might have influenced the jury’s verdict. The prosecution had not disclosed the extent to which a key witness against Pratt, […]

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Jane Bolin, 1st black woman judge in the United States.

Apr 23, 2019 04:24 pm

Born April 11, 1908 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Jane Bolin always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. Her father, Gaius Bolin, the first African American graduate of Williams College, practiced law in Poughkeepsie. Jane remembered hanging around his office after school. “Those leather-bound books just intrigued me,” she said. Bolin graduated from Wellesley College […]

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