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Her son, Harvey Kennedy, confirmed that his mother died on Tuesday (Jan. 17) of natural causes, in her home in Winston-Salem. She was 98.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and his administration have rejected the AP African-American Studies Course for students in the state. The decision, which has angered many academics and Democratic lawmakers, reportedly came as officials declared the course "lacks educational value". The post Florida Man Ron DeSantis Blocks AP African-American Studies Classes appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

The former president will be in attendance Saturday to mourn the "Diamond & Silk" pundit, who died on January 8 at the age of 51.

Raleigh Police officers are being investigated after a man died in custody Tuesday morning (Jan. 17) after cops used a taser on him during an arrest.  The incident occurred at around 2 am, outside a sweepstakes parlor on Rock Quarry Road near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Police approached a suspicious vehicle, according to Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson. "During [the] course of [the] investigation, a decision was made to make an arrest," Patterson said. "[Then,] the subject ran from officers. During that time, officers tried to get the individual in custody. He resisted, and a Taser was deployed."

Black Twitter responded to the unveiling of Hank Willis Thomas' statue of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in Boston. The post Black Twitter’s Response To ‘The Embrace’ Sculpture Of MLK And Coretta Scott King, Explained appeared first on NewsOne.

The GoFundMe for Keenan Anderson, a Black man who was tased and killed by Los Angeles Police, has raised more than $29K. The post GoFundMe For Black Man ‘Tased To Death’ By LAPD Surpasses $29K appeared first on NewsOne.

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled the first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Talking Bobblehead. The post Talking Martin Luther King Jr. Bobblehead Delivers Iconic ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech appeared first on NewsOne.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded January 16, 1920, at Howard University by Arizona Cleaver Stemons, Pearl Anna Neal, Myrtle Tyler Faithful, Viola Tyler Goings, and Fannie Pettie Watts. Zeta Phi Beta has chartered hundreds of chapters worldwide and has a membership of 100,000+. Motto: “A community-conscious, action-oriented organization” Colors: Royal Blue and White […]

Multiple North Carolina residents won big during Friday the 13th’s Mega Millions prize drawing.  One lucky Charlotte,NC resident purchased a $2 ticket at a Kwik Mart and matched all 5 white balls, earning him a $1,000,000 Mega Millions prize. After circumventing unlikely odds of 1 in 12.6 million to win the prize, the winner now […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded by nine women on the campus of Howard University in Washington DC on Jan. 15, 1908. It is the oldest greek-letter organization created by and for African American collegiate women. Its founders were: Anna Easter Brown, Beulah Burke, Lillie Burke, Marjorie Hill, Margaret Flagg Holmes, Ethel Hedgemon (Lyle), Lavinia Norman, Lucy Diggs Slowe and Marie Woolfolk (Taylor). 

In honor of Delta Sigma Theta’s  Founder’s Day we are taking a look at celebrity members of the historic organization.

  We already know the housing market and apartments in RDU are increasing excessively in space, rent, traffic, and so much more, but these new apartments being built on Hillsborough Street just don’t make any sense. A new residential development is making its way on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh with some new apartments that take […]