Upcoming Rochester Pop-up Shop Is An Example of Kwanzaa’s “Cooperative Economics” Principle
Rochester, New York—On Saturday, December 29 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., local celebrity photographer Christopher Cardwell of GoodKnews...
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Commemorates 112 Years of Leadership
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the first black collegiate fraternal organization of the nine black Greek letter organizations...
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Turns 107
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated turned 107 years old. According to the Theata...
Bobby Shmurda Talks 2020 Release, Denies Beef With 6ix9ine in Phone Interview From Prison
Back in April, TMZ reported that imprisoned rapper Bobby Shmurda would have a parole hearing in Aug. 2020 and could possibly be paroled by Dec. 2020 if that goes well. This Is 50 caught up with the GS9 member for a phone interview published on Thursday (July 19), where... Read more
Offset Reportedly Arrested For Gun Possession
The Migos member was reportedly caught with at least one weapon in his car. Offset and the Migos have been having an amazing year so far with the release of Culture II and their individual success with feature spots. In fact, the group has shaped the culture so much... Read more
Lil Durk Hospitalized After Being Involved In Car Accident
Thankfully there were no serious injuries and everyone is okay. It looks like Lil Durk was involved in a car accident Thursday night. On Friday, the Chicago rapper shared a photo from the hospital bed on his IG Story, revealing that he was in a car accident. “Durk &... Read more
The Miami Dolphins acted on the NFL’s anthem policy. The league was unprepared for the backlash
When the NFL announced in May that it would require all players on the field to stand during the national anthem or potentially face team fines, the league sought to finally end backlash to the kneeling protests against racial injustice that dominated coverage for the past two seasons. Now... Read more
Five-year-old child’s body recovered from Erie Canal
Greece police say the body of a five-year-old girl was recovered from the Erie Canal in Greece Thursday night after she had been reported missing earlier in the evening. Police were dispatched to Henpeck Park around 7 p.m. for the report of a missing five-year-old. Investigators say the child... Read more
Move Over, Kylie! Legendary Black MUA Pat McGrath’s Beauty Brand Is Now Worth $1 Billion
It was less than a week ago when the internet was sent into a frenzy when news that Kylie Jenner is in route to being one of the youngest “self-made” billionaires, thanks to her makeup line, Kylie Cosmetics, which is valued at $800 million. While the internet is still... Read more
McDonald’s Says Goodbye Cashiers, Hello Kiosks
“Would you like fries with that?” may soon be a phrase of the past. As minimum wage levels approach or surpass $15 nationwide, restaurant customers expecting to be greeted by a smiling face will instead be welcomed by a glowing LED screen. As of 2020, self-service ordering kiosks will... Read more
Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin’s ‘I Like It’ Is a Frontrunner For Song of the Summer
Halfway through the charting period (seven weeks in) for Billboard’s 2018 Songs of the Summer race, Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin’s “I Like It” takes over at the summit, spending its first week at No. 1, on the chart dated July 21. The 20-position Songs of the... Read more
Chief Keef to Tour the World as a Hologram  Read More: Chief Keef to Tour the World as a Hologram
Chief Keef is giving hologram performances another try. Two years after having his hologram concert in Hammond, Ind. shut down by police, the rapper and Hologram USA Inc. have announced the Chief Keef and Icons of American Music Tour. Billed as a 90-minute experience, the event will kick off... Read more
The U.S. Navy Finally Lifts Its Ban On Women Wearing Locs
The U.S. Navy has finally stepped into 2018 and lifted its ban on female sailors wearing locs. Following in the footsteps of the Army and Airforce the naval branch announced last week that via a Facebook Live this step to true inclusivity. Using feedback from its peers, the Navy... Read more