8 African-American Women Are Ph.D Candidates At Indiana University At The Same Time!!

They are referred to as ‘The Great Eight.’ That’s the collective name for eight Black women scholars who are on track to earn their Ph.D’s at Indiana University’s School Of Education. The group says that support helped them stay the course despite having such a low percentage of African-Americans in their program. Fox59.com reports: After… ClickContinue reading “8 African-American Women Are Ph.D Candidates At Indiana University At The Same Time!!”

After An Apology, Philadelphia Also Honors Jackie Robinson

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On Jackie Robinson Day, Philadelphia is acknowledging its racist treatment of the baseball pioneer when he played in the city nearly 70 years ago. The City Council is highlighting an official apology during a ceremony Friday honoring the first black Major League player. It issued the apology in a resolution last month.… ClickContinue reading “After An Apology, Philadelphia Also Honors Jackie Robinson”

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs To Open Charter School In Harlem…

 Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is giving back to his neighborhood in a major way. Combs announces the Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School will open this fall, THR reports. The school will be headed by Capital Prep leader Steve Perry, who is the founder of Capital Prep Magnet School… via Each One, Teach One: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs ToContinue reading “Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs To Open Charter School In Harlem…”

#BlackLivesMatter: Victims Of Police Brutality Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame…

Getty Recently Indecline, a group of Black activists, photographers and artists immortalized the lives of slain African-Americans on the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame. The group “used an industrial-strength adhesive to install the names of the aforementioned victims alongside the group’s logo on vacant stars” to honor Tamir Rice, Michael… Click here to read more fromContinue reading “#BlackLivesMatter: Victims Of Police Brutality Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame…”

R.I.P Phife Dawg 

Definitly a very sad day in hip hop. Reports say, “…Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest has suddenly passed away this morning. DJ Chuck Chillout made an announcement early this morning (Mar. 23), and soon social media was flooded with condolences. Wow our thought and prayers go out to his family & friends againContinue reading “R.I.P Phife Dawg “

Holly Robinson Peete & Family Champion Police Brutality, Love, & Autism In New Series “For Peete’s Sake”

Lastnight Holly Robinson Peete brought her family to the small screen in the premiere episode of their new OWN reality series For Peete’s Sake. We watched it was good. We can give it a #QualityRealityTv Source: Holly Robinson Peete “For Peete’s Sake”

 Let’s Go Nova!!!!

Congratulations to The Villanova Wildcats!!! Word has it, that they have another chance to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats will take on Iowa in their next round, reports say …”they (Nova) haven’t been there since their run to the Final Four in 2009. This senior class will go downContinue reading ” Let’s Go Nova!!!!”

St. Joseph’s Faces Top-Seed Oregon   

Shoutout to the St. Josephs Hawks mens basketball team. They boys have made their into to next round of the big dance. The Hawks now face the number 1 seed Oregon…. For anyone not situated on the West Coast, how Oregon landed a No. 1 seed is a mystery even with the Ducks winning the Pac-12Continue reading “St. Joseph’s Faces Top-Seed Oregon   “

Philadelphia Science Festival…#GetYourNerdOn

An option to keep the kids busy and excercise their brains during Spring break this week. Tickets are now available for the dozens of free and paid events. There is about six days left of the nine-day Philadelphia Science Festival. Click here for mor informatin from source>>>Science Festival 

 Big Sean Invest’s In His City’s Youth

Shoutout to Big Sean Again, he continues to stand up for the his community and especially the youth. He was recently appeared on a CNN segment giving back to his City’s youth. He started his how foundation and funded enough money to build a recording studio… Nice Sean, keep up the good work. Click here toContinue reading ” Big Sean Invest’s In His City’s Youth”

WTH’s Going On?? Karrine Steffans Called Oprah and Maya Angelou ‘Hoes’ On Twitter…Huh?

What in the world is going on? According to reports,  video vixen Karrine Steffans took to Twitter to make a point about slut shaming, respectability politics and Black female achievement. What coul Source: Gurl…Karrine Steffans Called Oprah and Maya Angelou ‘Hoes’ On Twitter

Willow Smith Newest Ambassadress For Chanel

Shoutout to Willow Smith!! According to reports, …she has become a little fashionista without even really trying. Her swag comes from her anti-commerical, anti-stereotypical, #arteverydamnday style. Karl Lagerfeld, head designer and creative. #hiphopliveson Click here to read more from source>>>Willow Smith Newest Ambassadress For Chanel

Classic Hip Hop Concert In Philly…

Saturday April 2, 2016 at the Trocadero in Philadelphia Pa.A Classic Hip Hop concert featuring Roxanne Shante, Special Ed, Das Efx, Kwame, Brand Nubains & Mr. Cheeks Hosted by Malika Love and Yvette Money.

Did Kobe & Friends Shade Drake During Allstar Weekend??

Not everyone was team Drake during the 2016 Allstar weekend in Toronto, despite the fact that he appeared to be the ambassador the entire event. Reports say many believed,”Drake Was Doing Too Much” Some say Kobe gave him the cold shoulder. We did notice, other players acknowledge Drake during their entrances of the actual gameContinue reading “Did Kobe & Friends Shade Drake During Allstar Weekend??”

Allen Iverson Named 2016 NBA Hall Of Fame Finalist

Looks like congratulation ate in order for long time Philadelphia 76er Allen Iverson for being recognized as a finalist in the 2016 NBA Hall of Fame… “Iverson ranks 23rd in NBA history with 24,368 points, made 11 all-star appearances (two-time MVP), and was the 2001 NBA MVP.” Click here to read more>> Allen Iverson 2016 NBA HallContinue reading “Allen Iverson Named 2016 NBA Hall Of Fame Finalist”

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