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We all know someone who uses e-cigarettes. Vaping is starting to get very popular and unfortunately, it’s getting popular with young adults and teens. A new study says that it is causing lung issues. 18-year-old Chance Ammirata thought he was having a heart attack when he felt pressure in his check.  He told CBS This […]

The Harriet Tubman $20 bill won’t come out next year like it was originally scheduled. The new $20 bill was scheduled to come out in 2020 to mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment which gave women the right to vote. Yeah! According to The Tennessean, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the bill […]

Everyone is talking about  Kim Kardashian-West freeing 17 prisoners in the past 30 days. Is not quite true. Kardashian-West was a factor in the release of the prisoners, but it was two black lawyers who actually did the work. Attorney Brittany K. Barnet and attorney MiAngel Cody created The Buried Alive Project are the ones who […]

When Lifetime aired Surviving R. Kelly a lot of the country was in shock. So what’s happened since the six-hour documentary aired? Lifetime is airing a follow up to the documentary on May 4th. Soledad O’Brien will host Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact, the 2-hour special. In the special, she will look at the impact […]

Jay-Z truly supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities. His foundation, The Shawn Carter Foundation(SCF) has kicked off their annual college tour by hosting workshops for participants from 125 different schools in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area. SCF was founded in 2003 by Jay-Z and his mom, Gloria Carter. Then in 2007, the bus […]

Time Magazine is known for their list. They have just announced the 2019 Most Influential People. The interesting thing about the list is that a friend or someone who is strongly influenced by the nominee writes about the person. So who made the list? Here are a few of them. Under the list of Pioneers […]

Notre Dame is an icon in Paris and all around the world. The 850-year-old church has been the backdrop of many movies, books, television shows and a tourist site for hundreds of years. One of the most famous books about the cathedral is “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, both the live action and the Disney […]

This morning on CBS This Morning, Gayle King talked to Angelo and Alice Clary about their daughter, Azriel. They told the story about how their daughter met R. Kelly and how they reluctantly allowed their 17-year-old daughter to go with Kelly. They know their part in what’s happening to Azriel and are ashamed, but they […]

History was made yesterday in Raleigh. Cheri Beasley was sworn-in Thursday as the first African American woman Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Back in February, when Governor Roy Cooper appointed her, he told the press, “I know Justice Beasley to be fair and deeply committed to all North Carolinians. I appreciate her willingness […]

  We all know that Green Book won Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday night. And as you might know, the actual green book was used by black people to find safe locations to eat, sleep, shop and other things in the South. The book was first printed in 1937 and the last edition […]

According to WIRED magazine, the #10YearChallenge might actually be used to mine for data.  Some platforms strip EXIF data for privacy and by uploading or posting your then and now pictures help companies. A lot of people have been helping companies mining for data and they know what you look like right now. It all started […]

Bennett College is a Historically Black College for women in North Carolina. Bennett is the sister school to Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and is just for women. Founded in 1873 as a coed school but in 1926 became a four-year college for women now is on the verge of closing its doors forever. Located […]