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VIDEO: With a Disney Film Behind Him, ‘Papa Jay’ Shifts Gears With Brand New Single

In securing his first film role in the Disney biopic “Safety,” 12-year-old actor Thaddeus J. Mixson brought the character of Fahmarr McElrathbey to light. The newly-released streaming movie focuses on the life and times of former Clemson University safety, Ray McElrathbey, and his little brother, Fahmarr. It’s an inspirational and thought-provoking film that highlights the

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VIDEO: Jackson State Coach Deion Sanders Looks To Level the Playing Field for HBCUs

Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion “Prime Time” Sanders learned the value of movement after purchasing his first “iced out” Rolex in his rookie season with the Atlanta Falcons. His multi-diamond timepiece wasn’t working properly — or so he thought, until the jeweler told him to move his arm. “The Rolex works off movement,” Sanders

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Photos: Robert E. Lee Monument In Richmond Turned Into Community Gathering Place For BLM

RICHMOND, Va. —  As fencing is set to be installed Jan. 25 around the 130-year-old Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Va., in preparation for its removal, the monument itself has become an unlikely symbol of hope and persistence for many in the surrounding communities. Gov. Ralph S. Northam ordered the removal of the Confederate

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Black Colleges Use Esports to Attract Students and Hook them on Science and Engineering

The holiday gift that keeps teenagers on the sofa with game controllers in their hands may help parents pay their college tuition. For some, training to compete in cyberspace contests like Fortnite and NBA2K could soon replace training for team sports — and create a new scholarship pipeline and professional opportunities after graduation. Gaming and

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20 Reasons 2020 WASN’T the Worst in History

This was the year we learned a whole new vocabulary — lockdown, PPE, furlough, Covid-19. It was the year that the facemask went from being inconceivable to being (almost) ubiquitous. It was also the year when businesses and industries crashed, unemployment rose dramatically, events were canceled, airports ground to a halt, and loneliness and separation

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