Jay-Z may have spilled some long-overdue tea on the long-running beef between him and former Roc-A-Fella associate and bestie DeHaven Irby. On Drake’s latest joint, “Certified Lover Boy,” on the track “Love All,” Jigga dropped a verse that raised eyebrows. “N*ggas wanted to kill me and y’all still with ’em. N*gga, y’all chill with ’em, and y’all […]Read More FORMER BESTIE TO JAY-Z, DEHAVEN IRBY, OPENS UP ABOUT ALMOST TAKING OUT THE BILLIONAIRE RAPPER
George Lester Jackson (September 23, 1941 – August 21, 1971) was an American author, activist, and convicted criminal. While serving a sentence for armed robbery in 1961, Jackson became involved in revolutionary activity and co-founded the Marxist–Leninist Black Guerrilla Family. 1970, he was charged, along with two other Soledad Brothers, with the murder of Correctional Officer John Vincent Mills […]Read More PAYING HOMAGE TO REVOLUTIONIST GEORGE JACKSON 50 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH.
At 14, he was the youngest known FBI informant in U.S. history IN A SEPT. 4, 2015 FILE PHOTO, RICHARD ‘WHITE BOY RICK” WERSHE JR. SITS IN A COURTROOM AT FRANK MURPHY HALL OF JUSTICE IN DETROIT. HE FILED A LAWSUIT TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021 SEEKING $100 MILLION, CLAIMING HE WAS COERCED INTO ASSISTING POLICE […]Read More Cops Made ‘White Boy Rick’ Wershe a Drug Snitch at 14. Now He’s Suing.
Edutainment is the fourth album from Boogie Down Productions. Released on July 17, 1990, it is an album whose lyrics deal with afrocentricity and socio-political knowledge. It has 6 skits/interludes known as ‘exhibits’ that all talk about or relate to Black people. Many skits feature Kwame Ture (né Stokely Carmichael) a leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement. The album was certified Gold by […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JULY 17, 1990 BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS DROPPED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM EDUTAINMENT
Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at homeHaitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated overnight in an attack at his private residence, Haiti’s interim prime minister said on July 7. A group of gunmen wielding assault weapons assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in their home in the hills of the capital overnight, plunging […]Read More Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated overnight in his home by gunmen, says acting prime minister
Ted Widmer is Distinguished Lecturer at Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York, and the author of Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington. The Fourth of July began with so much noise in 1861 that a Washington newspaper reported that it “aroused old fogyism from its sleep.” Even at daybreak, there […]Read More The Fourth of July that Could Have Wrecked the Country