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Nas Lends a Hand (and Diversity) to Tech

A new fund is being created by General Assembly, a private New York City technical school, which has the goal of addressing the lack of minority representation in the tech sphere. 142 more words

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I am a huge fan of writer, Ta-Nehisi Coates. These are important times and his focus on issues of race, inequality and injustice via his works are right on time. 87 more words

Inspiring Stories

A Tidal Fail.

So Jay-Z has been struggling to get people to buy into his streaming music service, Tidal. Folks don’t appear to be biting. Last night, Jigga made another effort to push the offering. 191 more words

Celebrity Philanthropy

Lupe Fiasco Does Good in Brownsville, BK.

I have always loved Lupe Fiasco. It looks like now, the Chicago-born lyricist is giving us more than super-solid lyrical genius.

Lupe recently announced that he’s co-founded a new non-profit endeavor with the goal of helping young inner-city entrepreneurs “turn ideas into start-ups.” 267 more words

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Ad Love: Mary, Taraji and Kerry for Apple.

The Emmy Awards brought forth many firsts. Um, Can we say Viola Davis?

It also brought with it, the first time I fell in love with an Apple commercial. 20 more words

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Did You Know These Celebs Were Black? [PHOTOS]

Some fans tend to shun celebrities who are racially ambiguous while others could care less about the ethnic breakdown. You be the judge. Here are some celebrities you may not have known are Black: 70 more words

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Tupac Keeps on Giving.

“Measure a man by his actions fully from the beginning to the end.” – Tupac Shakur

Recently Allhiphop.com highlighted the top ten charitable doings of the late Tupac Shakur. 289 more words

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