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Allen Iverson to Announce Retirement

Allen Iverson, one of the greatest players of all time, is set to announce his retirement. He hasn’t played in the NBA since 2010.

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Nas Raises $29,000 for Homeless Family

After seeing a story about a family who had lost their home to a fire, Nas took to Twitter to help them, tweeting “I was moved by the sad story of Stanley Young-father of 7 now homeless. Help me give his family a miracle.”

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North Carolina Pastor Fired for Attending Rick Ross Concert

A 26-year old North Carolina pastor was fired from his church after it was discovered that he’d attended a concert headlined by Rick Ross: “We cannot have our leader supporting people of this world who are tearing down the kingdom of God,” said Deacon Miles Langley.

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Usher’s Son Nearly Drowns in Swimming Pool; Ex-Wife Files for Emergency Custody

R&B singer Usher’s son nearly drowned after his arm became stuck in a swimming pool’s drain. And Usher’s estranged ex-wife, Tameka Foster, has reportedly filed emergency custody in the wake of the incident.

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Revival of “A Raisin in the Sun” Stars Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll

A revival of the classic play “A Raisin in the Sun” will star Denzel Washington, Diahann Carroll, Sophie Okenedo, and Anika Noni Rose.

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Harry Belafonte Talks Celebrity Activism; Wants a Sit-Down w/ Beyonce and Jay Z

Harry Belafonte has both clarified his comments about and extended an olive branch to Beyonce and Jay Z. This, of course, is in response to Jay Z’s remarks about Belafonte’s claim that he and wife Beyonce aren’t socially active and responsible enough. In an interview with MSNBC, Belafonte talked about the wasted power of black […]

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Chaka Khan Joins Boycott of Florida

In a recent interview with Chaka Khan, the soul legend announced her intentions to boycott Florida in protest of the state’s Stand Your Ground laws.

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Jay-Z Sounds Off on Zimmerman Verdict: ‘This Guy is a F—ing Mall Cop’

Jay-Z recently sounded off on the George Zimmerman verdict, calling Zimmerman a “f—ing mall cop,” and expressing outrage at the blatant racism surrounding the trial and verdict: “You know, I was really angry about it, you know, that the thing that we all knew that there was still a bit of racism in America, but for it to be so blatant, it was like, if you just ask the question — ask yourself the question — didn’t Trayvon have the right to stand his ground?”

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Black Former Contestants Sue American Idol over Racism for $25 Million a Piece

Ten black former contestants of American Idol are suing the show for $25 million. They allege that American Idol produces targeted the contestants because of their race, and then illegally dug up their criminal records in order to expose and disgrace them on national television.

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Dionne Warwick Joins Boycott of States w/ Stand Your Ground Laws

Dionne Warwick has joined Stevie Wonder, announcing that she will not perform in states with “Stand Your Ground” laws.

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