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10 Reasons Why Journalist Yamiche Alcindor Is Pure Black Girl Magic

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10 Reasons Why Journalist Yamiche Alcindor Is Pure Black Girl Magic

"When you’re a Black reporter, you’re not just preserving history, you’re making it. Yamiche is part of history; she’s going to be in history books." That's what April Ryan said when asked about her colleague, Yamiche Alcindor. As one of few Black women currently serving as a White House correspondent, Yamiche Alcindor has seen her fair share of challenges. And with each one, she continues to show the world why April Ryan was right.   Here are 10 reasons why Journalist, Yamiche Alcindor, is Black girl magic personified!  1) Yamiche is an award winning journalist and a White House correspondent for...

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Michael Jordan Documentary Finishes Early For April Release On ESPN

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Michael Jordan Documentary Finishes Early For April Release On ESPN

Add this to the list of things to watch with the family! A 10-part documentary on basketball icon Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls has finished early and will be released this April, Yahoo Sports reports.  “The Last Dance” is a compilation of archival footage from the Bulls 1997-98 season. The Chicago Bulls, with Jordan at the helm, were one of the most legendary and unstoppable teams and the doc follows them as they go for a sixth title. Jason Hehir, director of the film said, “Michael Jordan and the ‘90s Bulls weren’t just sports superstars, they were a...

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Michelle Obama and DJ D-Nice Are Hosting A Virtual Couch Party To Encourage Voter Registration

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Michelle Obama and DJ D-Nice Are Hosting A Virtual Couch Party To Encourage Voter Registration

We love this! Popular DJ D-Nice made history last week with his #ClubQuarantine, a live streamed DJ set that lasted nearly 9 hours and drew over 100,000 people along with iconic celebrity attendees such as Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder and even Michelle Obama. Now, the Forever First Lady has teamed up with the Boogie Down Productions DJ to host another party, this one aimed at getting people registered to vote. The virtual couch party is a partnership between Nice and Obama’s When We All Vote initiative. The nonprofit was launched in 2018 with the mission of utilizing grassroots efforts to...

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Rihanna Donates $5 Million To Help Fight The Coronavirus

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Rihanna Donates $5 Million To Help Fight The Coronavirus

We love celebrities who give back! Superstar Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty made a $5 million donation to help relief efforts associated with the Coronavirus, Black Enterprise reports. Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation has regularly been on the frontlines of relief efforts, providing resources to assist in natural disasters. The foundation released a statement about the donation saying, “ When we first began this year, never could we have imagined how COVID-19 would so dramatically alter our lives. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from, this pandemic will affect us all. And for the world’s most vulnerable, the worst may...

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Magic Johnson Invests In Black-Owned Natural Health Products

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Magic Johnson Invests In Black-Owned Natural Health Products

This is what our community needs! Former NBA Superstar and business mogul, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, has invested in Naturade, a Black owned company that produces all natural health products, Black Enterprise reports. Naturade has been producing plant based cough and cold formulas, soy protein powders and other health supplements for nearly 100 years. CEO Claude Tellis and chief marketing officer Kareem Cook acquired the company in 2012 and he's partnering with the Hall of Famer to help expand the brand and mission. Johnson, along with Olympic gold medal winner, Grant Hill, both invested in the company with the hopes of providing...

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