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KILLER MIKE |”BANK” BLACK

By |2020-10-09T03:51:28+00:00October 9th, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS|

Greenwood has secured $3 million in seed funding from private investors as the first digital banking platform for Black and Latinx people and business owners. Greenwood features best-in-class online banking services and innovative ways of giving back to Black and Latinx causes and businesses. Greenwood’s founders include:– Andrew J. Young, civil rights legend, former U.S. [...]

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“REFORM” IS | MAKING CHANGE

By |2020-10-01T17:13:11+00:00October 1st, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS|

REFORM Alliance -- the criminal justice reform org launched by Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Michael Rubin and others -- is celebrating its first major victory with CA Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a new bill into law. Newsom just put pen to paper on AB 1950 ... legislation which will drastically reshape Cali's probation system and give hundreds of thousands of Californians a [...]

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WATCH NELLZO’S | NEW VIDEO “COLDEST SUMMER EVER”

By |2020-09-29T04:25:43+00:00September 29th, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS|

Nellzo delivers another Timeless visual after this unforgetable summer of 2020. Inspired by american rapper fabolous song "Cold Summer" which became a viral challenge through out social media during the covid19 shut down. Nellzo decides to accept the challenge and provides a freestyle on his instagram page. Now its Sept 22nd the last day of [...]

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C.BOSEMAN | DEAD AT 43

By |2020-08-29T11:03:54+00:00August 29th, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS, TRENDING|

Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in Black Panther has died of colon cancer at age 43. Boseman was also known for playing historical figures: Jackie Robinsonin 42, James Brown in Get On Up and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall. He was last seen in Spike Lee's Vietnam war movie Da 5 Bloods. Boseman was also [...]

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200 MILLION | TO BLACK COMMUNITIES?

By |2020-06-25T14:32:06+00:00June 25th, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS|

Within the past several weeks the United States have sparked a call to action within every corner of America to come together for our Black community. Sneaker culture is no exception, especially since sneaker culture would not exist if it weren’t for Black culture. Plain and simple. Some brands have stepped up by pledging substantial [...]

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MARCH ON D.C. | AUGUST 2020

By |2020-06-16T06:42:36+00:00June 16th, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS|

March on Washington for justice, equality, and for the fight against oppression” started circulating online. The event would take place Aug. 28, noted the flyer, to mark the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have A Dream” speech. The organizers behind the flyer subsequently launched an Instagram account. The account has gained more [...]

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PETITION FOR | “GEORGE FLOYD”

By |2020-05-27T21:05:39+00:00May 27th, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS, TRENDING|

Monday, a video surfaced showing Minneapolis a police officer with his knees pressed into the neck of a man named George Floyd. Floyd was moaning that he was in pain. He appeared to say: "I can’t breathe, officer." He then said again, "Please, I can’t breathe." But it didn’t stop, even as onlookers pleaded with [...]

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JOEY BADASS | 25K TO HOMLESS STUDENTS

By |2020-05-23T17:21:56+00:00May 23rd, 2020|CULTURE, NEWS|

The king of New York discussion is red hot right now, and Joey Badass may have just upped his stock. The Brooklyn emcee teamed up with the Fund for Public Schools, which is the non-profit partner to the NYC Department of Education. The Fund is dedicated to meeting the needs of the city's 1.1 million public [...]

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CANNABIS | CURES CORONA?

By |2020-05-21T06:12:52+00:00May 21st, 2020|NEWS|

When the coronavirus broke on these shores there were lots of scientifically-backed warnings that smoking marijuana would make you more susceptible to the potentially deadly virus. Tables may be turning at some point. Scientists at the University of Lethbridge in Canada tested 400 cannabis strains for an ability to modulate the levels of ACE2, which is [...]

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WILSON SUBS | FOR SPAULDING

By |2020-05-15T18:12:46+00:00May 15th, 2020|NEWS, SPORTS|

Wilson will begin manufacturing game balls for the NBA again starting with the 2021-22 season. Next season will be Spalding's 37th and final season in that role for the NBA. Wilson, the NBA's original manufacturer, will also provide game balls for the WNBA, the G League and, when it begins, the Basketball Africa League. The [...]

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