After being turned down flat by superstar Rihanna, the beleaguered network can't pay Black performers to come on stage for the show on Feb. 3. In the two years since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem in protest of police violence against Blacks, massive boycotts of the NFL by Blacks have occurred. He was later blackballed from the racist league. Kaepernick has not yet returned to the field, but has managed to garner waves of support from a slew of notable celebrities and musicians. So far on the list of artists who've said no are: Cardi B, Usher, Mary J. Blige and Andre 3000 ...
Posted Thursday, December 20th 2018 at 3:40PM
The company is also making a handful of other major changes to its content moderation efforts
Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Reuters
Facebook Inc. chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Zuckerberg said the company is taking more drastic measures to reduce the spr ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 4:40PM
Did you know that of the 7,000 students enrolled at Medgar Evers College, 58% are recipients of Pell grants? Pell is a need-based grant awarded to low-income students attending college. Despite Pell, TAP and other need-based financial aid assistanc ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 11:49AM
One of the poles supporting a wagon.
The waggons, of which, including my two, there were ten, were drawn into the form of a square, and the disselboom of each securely lashed with reims to the underworks of that in front of it.
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 8:53AM
Michelle Obama launched her ‘Becoming’ Arena book tour with her special guest Oprah Winfrey before a crowd of 14,000 at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday.
Oprah introduced her bestie who walked out onstage wearing a sheer white blouse over tulle white tailored pants. The former first la ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 7:25PM
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Posted Friday, November 2nd 2018 at 10:52AM
The move, which was finalized several months ago, is one of the first for Curry's burgeoning media career and one of the first to be revealed since the Golden State Warrior point guard officially launched his banner, Unanimous Media, earlier this yea ...
Posted Thursday, November 1st 2018 at 9:11AM
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, founder of space venture Blue Origin and owner of The Washington Post, participates in an event hosted by the Air Force Association September 19, 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland.
Amazon announced this week that it is raising the minimum wage ...
Posted Tuesday, October 30th 2018 at 12:33PM
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By Melissa Locker
Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, wreaking havoc on the communities that lay in its path. The Category 4 storm, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the continental United States in 50 y ...
Posted Sunday, October 14th 2018 at 9:59PM
Highly-rated charities providing aid and support in the Carolinas
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Hurricane Florence made landfall as a strong Category 1 storm in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on September 14. Ahead of the storm, the North and South Carolina coasts were i ...
Posted Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 3:17PM
•As the midterm elections approach, many voters feel that it’s hard to come by reliable information about candidates’ positions and the broader issues they seek to address.
•This new Voter Center is the first of its kind to show th ...
Posted Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 1:55PM
The ASPCA is assisting with field and water rescues and supporting local agencies with sheltering displaced animals in areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. When the ASPCA is needed to help animals in crisis, your support is critical to our response. Right now, 100% of your donation will go to our F ...
Posted Tuesday, September 25th 2018 at 5:48PM
For over a century, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have educated and nurtured our students. In the face of adversity, these institutions have overcome numerous obstacles and accomplished the unthinkable.
HBCUs are home to some of ...
Posted Thursday, September 20th 2018 at 2:36PM
North Carolina's long Atlantic coast has a history of weathering and withstanding hurricanes, but high winds and storm surge can do damage even inland when the conditions are right. After the storm, it is natural to want to help our neighbors. Whether you need help or want to give help, this is your ...
Posted Monday, September 17th 2018 at 5:44PM