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Former WWE Star Michael Jones, Known As 'Virgil,' Dies at 61

He was best known for being the bodyguard for the “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase during his time in the WWF and WCW.
02/28/2024

Lynda Gravátt, Acclaimed Broadway and Television Actress, Dies at 76

The award-winning actress appeared in several productions on stages in New York and played a pivotal role in the Washington D.C., theater community.
02/28/2024

Jury Convicts Two Men On All Counts In Jam Master Jay Murder Trial

Ronald Washington, the famed DJ’s childhood friend, and Karl Jordan Jr., his godson, face life in prison after being convicted on all charges.
02/28/2024

Popular TikTok Librarian Resigns To Prioritize Mental Health

Mychel Threets became a viral sensation after sharing his videos of “library joy" on social media.
02/26/2024

Judge Rules That Texas School District's Suspension of Darryl George Over Length of His Locs Did Not Violate CROWN ACT

Darryl George, an 18-year-old student at Barbers Hill High School was first suspended from regular classes on Aug. 31, because he did not comply with the dress code.
02/23/2024

Howard University To Debut First HBCU Ice Skating Team

The intercollegiate skating team will face the University of Delaware in its first competition.
02/23/2024

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone Talks Her New Book ‘Far Beyond Gold Running From Fear To Faith

In her memoir, the Olympic gold medalist explores her journey and all the obstacles she had to overcome to become one of the greatest track and field athletes ever.
02/23/2024

Hydeia Broadbent, Prominent AIDS Activist and Motivational Speaker, Dies at 39

She famously appeared on “A Conversation with Magic Johnson” at six years old where she discussed HIV awareness.
02/21/2024

Black + Iconic: Shirley Chisholm

Howard University sophomore Rachel gives us the history behind the political leader's rise to the halls of power and the doors she opened.
02/16/2024

Steph Curry and Sabrina Ionescu Set To Make History With 3-Point Shootout At All-Star Weekend

The two sharpshooters will compete in the first competition of its kind during All-Star Saturday Night.
02/15/2024

Black Male Voters: Will They Decide the 2024 Election?

Seemingly overlooked in previous cycles, this time a party that repeats that does so at their peril.
02/15/2024