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  • Van Jones Sits Down With Jay-Z On New Show’s Premiere Tonight

    Van Jones Sits Down With Jay-Z On New Show’s Premiere Tonight0

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    • January 27, 2018

    Jay-Z slams Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment as ‘hurtful’. Cultural icon Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter sat down with Van Jones for the premiere episode of The Van Jones Show airing at 7 p.m. ET tonight on CNN. In the exclusive interview, the two discussed their shared activism and explored the themes of JAY-Z’s most recent album, 4:44. Below is an excerpt from tonight’s show. Transcript: VAN

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  • Black Female Entrepreneurs to Compete at SXSW for Over $10,000 in Pitch Competition

    Black Female Entrepreneurs to Compete at SXSW for Over $10,000 in Pitch Competition0

    MVMT50 TO SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON BLACK WOMEN INNOVATORS IN 2ND PITCH COMPETITION   AUSTIN, TX, JAN. 25 – MVMT50 is taking their pitch competition to the next level with PITCH BLACK: THE FUTURE IS FEMALE at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival 2018. On Sunday, March 11, exemplary Black female founders and co-founders will take the stage at

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  • Snoop Dogg Joins the Cast of “Unbelievable”

    Snoop Dogg Joins the Cast of “Unbelievable”0

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    • January 26, 2018

     Snoop Dogg and Nichelle Nichols on the set of “Unbelievable!!!!!”   THE SCI-FI PARODY ADVENTURE STARS OVER 40 FORMER “STAR TREK” ACTORS INCLUDING CO-PRODUCER NICHELLE NICHOLS   Robert Davi, Sam Asghari, and Casper Smart Also Join the Large Ensemble Cast of the Film Written and Directed by Steven L. Fawcette, Lead Produced by and Starring

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  • B&E News Roundup: The NFL, Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg, & Mary J.Blige

    B&E News Roundup: The NFL, Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg, & Mary J.Blige0

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    • January 24, 2018

    The Latest on the NFL Yesterday the NFL announced plans for their “Let’s Listen Together” campaign, “a joint player and ownership commitment focused on social justice” as the organization described it. Let’s Listen Together will focus on “supporting programs and initiatives that reduce barriers to opportunity”  and states that “improvements in education and economic development,

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  • 3 SU Graduates Make NBA History

    3 SU Graduates Make NBA History0

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    • January 23, 2018

    C.J. Washington, Bennie Adams, and Courtney Kirkland. Photo contest of Marc J. Spears’s Twitter.   Three Southern University A&M College graduates made NBA history as referees through their mutual connection during the Spurs and Nuggets game over the weekend. For the first time ever C.J. Washington, Bennie Adams, and Courtney Kirkland, who all are graduates

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  • Black Lives Matter Releases Statement on Trump ShutDown

    Black Lives Matter Releases Statement on Trump ShutDown0

    Black Lives Matter Global Network has issued a statement In light of the government shutdown that began early Saturday morning, after funding for federal agencies ran out the night before and the Senate failed to reach an agreement on various issues, one in particular being DACA. “The #TrumpShutDown does not merely demonstrate that our system

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