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Ryan Coogler Wrongfully Arrested in Atlanta

Ryan Coogler Wrongfully Arrested in Atlanta

03/14/2022 5:32pm 2 minute read Current Events

Ryan Coogler, the director of Creed and Fruitvale Station, was wrongfully arrested in Atlanta on Wednesday. He had just withdrawn money from his bank... more »

The STEM Player: Kanye West's New Album

The STEM Player: Kanye West's New Album

02/28/2022 9:33pm 1 minute read Current Events

Kanye West has just released his latest album, "DONDA 2," on the STEM player. This new platform allows artists to control their money and creativity in a... more »

Reed Hastings Donates to HBCU: Why He Chose to Support

Reed Hastings Donates to HBCU: Why He Chose to Support

02/28/2022 9:18pm 2 minute read Current Events

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, producer Patty Quillin, are donating $10 million to fund scholarship programs at Tougaloo College and Brown... more »

Super Bowl Halftime Show 2022 features Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

Super Bowl Halftime Show 2022 features Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

01/22/2022 10:21am 2 minute read Current Events

It's that time of year again! The Super Bowl is just around the corner, and football fans everywhere are getting excited about the halftime show. Last... more »

Sidney Poitier: A Giant in Black Cinema and Black America

Sidney Poitier: A Giant in Black Cinema and Black America

01/12/2022 12:06pm 3 minute read Current Events

As 2022 opened the world was dealt a blow with the death of Sidney Poitier the iconic Black actor. Poitier who had been a giant in Black cinema and... more »

Issa Rae and Insecure's Final Season

Issa Rae and Insecure's Final Season

01/09/2022 9:34pm 4 minute read Current Events

Insecure's Final Season The award-winning series "Insecure" had its final season finale on December 26th. The first episode of the show, which premiered in... more »

Sircastleteees Forced To Shut Down

Sircastleteees Forced To Shut Down

01/07/2022 11:24am 3 minute read Current Events

Sircastleteees were a unique and fresh addition to the Southpoint Mall landscape. With their high-energy performances and stylish attire, they quickly became a fan... more »

Bitcoin: Bridging The Wealth Gap in Black America

Bitcoin: Bridging The Wealth Gap in Black America

01/06/2022 8:26am 4 minute read Current Events

For many Black Americans, bitcoin is the alternative to a broken financial system that has failed them for decades. In an article for The Guardian,... more »

Coach Prime Lands Top 10 Recruit

Coach Prime Lands Top 10 Recruit

01/03/2022 10:05am 3 minute read Current Events

Coach Prime and Jackson State Land Top 10 Recruit Coach Deion Sanders has signed Travis Hunter to play college football for Jackson State University in... more »

The Legacy of Betty White

The Legacy of Betty White

01/02/2022 3:27pm 3 minute read Current Events

Betty White is a comedic actress that had been working for years before she became famous. She started by taking small parts in plays and then expanded... more »