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Watch: 5-Year-Old Rapper Van Van Teams Up With Heiress For New Video Directed by MC Lyte

They’ve made individuality a fun anthem for kids! In an exciting collaboration that bridges generations and genres, rising star Savannah “Van Van” McConneaughey has teamed up with Heiress Harris, daughter of rapper T.I. and singer/songwriter Tiny Harris, to release a powerful new single titled “Be You.” The precocious duo is joined by none other than […]

Meet Vaughan Gething, The First Black Leader of Wales

Vaughan Gething, The First Black Leader of Wales (photo credit: AP)

Vaughan Gething is the first Black head of state in Wales, in the United Kingdom, and perhaps in all of European history. NPR reports that Gething, a former lawyer and longtime member of the center-left Labour Party, will become the first minister of Wales after being elected by the Welsh Parliament in Cardiff and approved […]

14-Year-Old Creates Watch to Detect Signs of Stroke

Her award-winning invention is saving lives! In a display of youthful innovation, 14-year-old Naya Ellis from New Orleans has crafted a device aimed at detecting early signs of stroke. According to educational news outlet The 74, Naya’s creation, named WingItt, is a wristwatch equipped with sensors that measure heartbeat and nerve impulses, enabling it to […]

Grambling State Becomes First Team to Win in NCAA Debut in Nearly a Decade

Mikale Stevenson #3 and Jimel Cofer #1 of the Grambling State Tigers

It’s hard to ignore a debut like this! Eleven years after an 0-28 record, HBCU Grambling State won its NCAA tournament debut on Wednesday, Mar. 20, becoming the first team to open 1-0 in the event since Northwestern in 2017. According to ESPN, Grambling closed a 14-point gap in the second half, defeating Montana State […]

Jalen Hurts Pays for Funeral Expenses of Hometown High School Football Player

Jalen Hurts Pays For Funeral Expenses of Hometown High School Football Player

Jarvon Coles, 18, was a star student and captain of the football team at North Shore High School when he was tragically killed in a shooting at a house party in Humble, Texas, on March 9. It devastated the community in his hometown of Houston, Texas and inspired fellow Houston native and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, […]

Producer 9th Wonder to Oversee Music for New Animated ‘Good Times’ Series

“Ain’t we lucky we got him” on the series’ music? Grammy Award-winning producer and social activist 9th Wonder is set to produce the music for the upcoming animated series Good Times, based on the beloved classic sitcom. The news, shared in his recent Instagram post, comes as Netflix ramps up production for the adult-leaning adaptation, […]

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