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Director John Singleton (R) attends the 70th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 3, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

John Singleton Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support

After a day of incorrect news reports and corrections, a representative for filmmaker John Singleton has confirmed that the director, producer and screenwriter has died. He was 51 years old. According to an earlier statement given to Deadline, Singleton originally suffered a major stroke 13 days...
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Filmmaker John Singleton Reportedly Still Alive Despite Rumors of Passing (UPDATED)

***THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED: JOHN SINGLETON HAS PASSED AWAY AFTER BEING TAKEN OFF LIFE SUPPORT. READ THE STORY HERE .*** Though it is still being reported that acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker John Singleton died early today, those reports are being disputed, and in some cases, retracted. Fox 4, a...
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Rapper Bun B and his wife Queenie at the 2008 BET Awards

Trill For Real: Bun B Shoots Home Intruder Attempting to Steal His Wife's Car

TMZ is reporting that legendary rapper Bun B was involved in a shooting at his home, stemming from an armed home invasion involving his wife. Thankfully, both the pioneering UGK rapper and Queenie, his life partner, are OK. Here's what TMZ says happened : Bun B's wife Queenie heard a knock at the...
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Reparations: Booker Speaks on Issue Emerging as Key for 2020 Democrats

Candidate for U.S. President Cory Booker has said that he's "frustrated" that the matter of reparations for slavery has been "reduced to a box to check on a presidential list, when this is so much more of a serious conversation." So, I asked him about the course of action he'd take, now that he...
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Senator Cory Booker visits The Morning Culture with Frank Ski, Jade Novah & JR in Atlanta on April 18, 2019

Senator Cory Booker Talks To The Morning Culture About Voter Suppression, Stacey Abrams, Obama Comparisons and Defeating Trump

While visiting Atlanta during a presidential campaign stop, Senator Cory Booker visited V-103's The Morning Culture with Frank Ski, Jade Novah & JR for a half-hour interview that covered a range of topics related to his platform. During his interview, the New Jersey Democrat spoke about his...
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Congressman David Scott , shown with members of the military during a previous jobs fair, is hosting his 16th annual fair .

Veteran Suicides: Congressman says We Have to Have More Intervention and Early

As Congressman David Scott hosts his 16th Annual Jobs Fair in Atlanta today, his mind is also on veterans. Two veterans committed suicide last weekend in Georgia, one outside the VA hospital in Atlanta, the other in the south Georgia town of Dublin. Scott, who has worked many years to provide aid...
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Nipsey Hussle performs onstage at the STAPLES Center Concert Sponsored by SPRITE during the 2018 BET Experience on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Nipsey Hussle's Funeral Service Will Be Live-Streamed Today at 1pm

*UPDATED: TMZ IS ALSO STREAMING THE SERVICE -- WATCH BELOW* BET Networks has announced that it will live-stream the funeral services for the late rapper Nipsey Hussle, who died March 31 after being shot multiple times by an attacker in Los Angeles. Anchored by BET News’ Marc Lamont Hill, the...
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A measure that passed the Georgia General Assembly would require schools to provide 30 minutes of daily recess for K-5.

Rep. Demetrius Douglas: We Have to Get Kids Moving Again

State Representative Demetrius Douglas played football at the University of Georgia and in the NFL, so he knows about the benefits of physical excercise. Recess is not required in Georgia schools, and Douglas wants to change that. The state representative, who represents Henry and Clayton counties...
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Lauren London and Nipsey Hussle

Lauren London Posts Heartbreaking Tribute to Nipsey Hussle After His Death

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6th October 1976: American soul singer Marvin Gaye (1939 - 1984) walking ahead of his Rolls Royce in Notting Hill, London

The U.S. Postal Service Issues a Stamp Honoring the Late, Great Marvin Gaye

Today you finally have the chance to put one of music's most influential recording artists of all time on every letter you send. The U.S. Postal Service has officially issued stamps honoring Marvin Gaye and they're instant classics you're sure to see everywhere very soon. The stamp, which went on...
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