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The origin of the popular dance called the “Renegade” was virtually unknown until now. According to The New York Times, 14-year-old dancer Jalaiah Harmon from the suburban area of Fayetteville, Georgia, created the viral dance. Jalaiah is a dancer that takes professional classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, tumbling, and tap at a dance studio in Atlanta. In […]

Lil Wayne is most likely celebrating his fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as Funeral launched to the top of the chart dated Feb. 15, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. He also has four songs from the album on the Billboard Hot 100. “I Do It,” featuring Big Sean and Lil Baby, is at No. 33, followed […]

Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist, orator and author who escaped slavery in the 19th century, was also a newspaper editor. And now, the newspapers Douglass edited between 1847 and 1874 are available for free online through the Library of Congress. On Saturday, the library tweeted, “NEW ONLINE: We have just made available newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass.” The […]

In 2018 Kobe Bryant founded The Mamba Sports Foundation to make a positive impact on young people through sports. The name was inspired by Bryant’s nickname on the court, Black Mamba. His widow, Vanessa Bryant has announced the name will be changed to The Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation to honor both her late husband and […]

Two men in Atlanta have been arrested for pretending to be the iconic Hip Hop group, Wu-Tang Clan. They were riding around in a Rolls Royce, running up hotel tabs. According WSBTV, “A group of men driving around in Rolls-Royces posed as famous rappers to scam more than $100,000 from exclusive hotels, according to a […]

A video has gone viral of students at a California High School chanting  a xenophobic phrase during a basketball game. Righetti High School students were taunting the St. Joseph High School basketball team, which has three players from Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. territory, and one from France, according to the Santa Maria Times. The […]

A Camden, Arkansas student resource officer has reportedly been put on paid leave after a video of him placing a high school student in a chokehold and lifting from the ground as others are screaming for the officer to release him circulated online. n the footage, the officer, Jake Perry is seen trying to detain […]

She may not be as familiar a name as other pioneers in women’s basketball, like former L.A. Sparks star Lisa Leslie or former WNBA star and University of South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. But Lusia Harris helped paved the way for them and for the WNBA, which just recently signed a new collective […]

The NYPD is investigating the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jeremiah Dickey, who was rapping on Facebook Live at the time of his murder. CNN.com reports,  “Around 6:45 pm, police responded to a 911 call about a male shot at Elton Street and New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn, according to a statement from the New York Police […]

The NYPD is investigating the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jeremiah Dickey, who was rapping on Facebook Live at the time of his murder. CNN.com reports,  “Around 6:45 pm, police responded to a 911 call about a male shot at Elton Street and New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn, according to a statement from the New York Police […]

Gianna Bryant’s No. 2 jersey was retired by Harbor Day School in Corona Del Mar, California, on Wednesday, her mother, Vanessa, shared on Instagram. Vanessa Bryant shared a photo of Gianna’s No. 2 jersey framed and on display during a ceremony inside the school’s gymnasium. She wrote on Instagram:  “My Gigi. I love you! I miss you. You’ve […]

On Monday night Washington Wizards player Bradley Beal dropped 43 points on the court. But, he was up bright and early on Tuesday morning and hosted 50 students on a tour of Howard University as part of his continued partnership with Ron Brown College Preparatory High School (RBHS). According to NBA.com, the students arrived on […]