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As we celebrate Black Music Month, it’s crucial to connect the pioneering voices of the past with the dynamic artists of today. Lucille Bogan, the raw and unfiltered blues singer of the early 20th century, and Sexyy Red, the unapologetic raw rapper of our time, exemplify a powerful lineage of Black female artists who challenge […] The post Lucille Bogan and Sexyy Red: Black Music’s Brave Evolution Towards Unapologetic Expression appeared first on Black America Web.

In 1692, a Black slave woman named Tituba was used as a pawn to spark the first conspiracy to hit the shores of America. The post The Mysterious Story Of Tituba: A Black Slave Woman Who Sparked The Salem Witch Trials appeared first on NewsOne.

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WASHINGTON–The House is approving a bill that could lead to the forced sale or nationwide ban of social media app TikTok. The bill requires TikTok’s parent company, Chinese-owned tech giant ByteDance, to sell the app within 180 days or see it banned from U.S. app stores. Lawmakers are concerned the Chinese government can access the […] The post House Approves Bill That Could Lead to Ban on TikTok appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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UPDATE AT 11:44 AM: Facebook is back up while Instagram is still experiencing issues MENLO PARK, CA.– Facebook and Instagram are experiencing an outage. Users attempting to log onto any of Meta’s social media sites today are seeing error messages. Other platforms impacted include Threads and Facebook Messenger. Tracking site Downdetector shows users started reporting […] The post Facebook, Instagram Experiencing Issues appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

The CDC announces a shift in COVID-19 guidelines, removing the mandatory five-day isolation period.

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Chrysler is recalling 330,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, 2021-2023 models, for a steering wheel issue.

The U.S. is grappling with a spike in norovirus cases this season, raising concerns about widespread stomach bug outbreaks.

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AT&T responds to a 12-hour network outage by offering affected customers a $5 credit.

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A Texas judge upheld a school district's decision to discipline 18-year-old Darryl George for his tied locs, despite a state law against hair discrimination

  INDIANAPOLIS  — People who use AT&T for their cell service are having trouble with their phones today. Instead of seeing the usual bars that show how good their signal is, some people are seeing an “SOS” message instead. This issue isn’t just happening in Indiana; it’s affecting AT&T users nationwide.   A website called […] The post Nationwide AT&T Outage: Users Report ‘SOS’ Message Instead of Signal Bars appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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KANSAS CITY, MO. — Several people have been shot at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade on Wednesday.  The Kansas City Fire Chief says there could be as many as ten victims. UPDATE: One dead, nine injured, and three people in custody, per @MarcusOfficer on twitter. At the parade conclusion, officers could be seen […] The post Shooting At Kansas City Chiefs Parade appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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For members of the Black community, water is connected to a troubled history of barriers, stemming from systemic racism, exclusion and limited access to pools and swimming education. The post Breaking Down The Stereotype: Why Can’t Black People Swim? appeared first on NewsOne.