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June 4, 2020

The Florida A&M Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to leave the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and join the Southwestern Atlantic (SWAC).  FAMU will likely start SWAC play in 2021 but will likely have to pay an exit fee to the MEAC and can be subject to playing out th...

June 4, 2020

Sports teams always admire talent on opposing teams and coaches love to acquire this talent when it has a way of beating them, especially in close late-season contests. Fort Valley State head football coach Maurice Flowers bolstered the Wildcats special teams with the...

June 4, 2020

The three former Minneapolis police officers involved in the George Floyd case will face felony aiding and abetting charges.  Attorney General Keith Ellison said he is also upgrading the charge against former officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder. 


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June 4, 2020

Jay-Z is doing his part to make sure George Floyd is remembered. 

The rapper bought full-page ads in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times and Philadelphia Inquirer to honor Floyd's who died after being held down by the knee for nearly nine minutes by a forme...

June 1, 2020

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says President Trump should keep his mouth shut when talking about protests surrounding George Floyd's death.

On CNN's State of the Union, Lance Bottoms compared the present situation to Trump's comments in 2017 about "very fine peop...

June 1, 2020

Rapper T.I. is using his celebrity status to raise awareness for the Blackout Day 2020 boycott. 

The veteran MC hopped on Instagram over the weekend to provide a signal boost to the protest, which calls on people of color to not spend any money on July 7th. Blackout Da...

June 1, 2020

Tomorrow's scheduled announcement surrounding the Madden video game is being delayed.

EA Sports announced the move today following the protests seen in many cities across America. A statement says in part, "this is bigger than a game." Numerous cities are seeing protes...

May 26, 2020

Sunday's "The Match: Champions For Charity" golf event is now the most-watched golf telecast in cable TV history.  While raising 20-million dollars for coronavirus relief, star athletes Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady, and Peyton Manning drew an average of five-...

May 26, 2020

African Americans and Latino Americans are three times more likely to know someone who died from COVID-19 than white Americans. An ABC News/Ipsos poll found that 30 percent of blacks and 26 percent of Latinos knew someone killed by the coronavirus. 

Only ten perce...

May 26, 2020

The Small Business Administration has close to 150-billion dollars to lend out but small firms aren't applying for it. 

The money is part of the 660-billion dollar-Paycheck Protection Program, for small businesses to borrow money to pay their employees during the coron...

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