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Drake Makes History By Passing 50 Billion Spotify Streams

o4lonlinenetwork.com - Canadian Hip Hop superstar Drake has become the first artist in music history to pass 50 billion plays on streaming platform Spotify.Tweeted by @AndyO4l https://twitter.com/AndyO4l/status/1352399536262705156

by BA - 11 months ago

Sydney Brown inauguration coverage Jan. 20, 2021

Reporter Sydney Brown sits down with Rep. Jim Costa of Fresno, Calif. “During my time with Congressman Jim Costa, the Congressman shared his experience at the Inauguration. He spoke about the power of Amanda Gorman’s poetry, the arrivals of some of the most well known political power players,...

by BA - 11 months ago

Man Arrested on Riot Charges Travelled with NYPD Brother, Proud Boys to D.C.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Federal prosecutors have charged another person from our area with participating in the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, this time a man who said he traveled to Washington, D.C., with a former member of the NYPD (his brother) and the Proud Boys. The FBI said Chri...

by BA - 11 months ago

Racial Justice Beyond Trump: Confronting an American Legacy | Bioneers

bioneers.org - White supremacist ideologies have intensified during the four years under the Trump administration, but the struggle for racial justice has predated this moment in history and will continue beyond Tr…Tweeted by @socialforfun https://twitter.com/socialforfun/status/1352390068665806850

by BA - 11 months ago

Biden Defense Secretary Pick Gen. Lloyd Austin Gets Waiver from Congress

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Both chambers of Congress on Thursday approved a waiver to permit retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as secretary of defense in the Biden administration. Austin, who would be the first African-American to run the department, had to be granted a waiver from a law requiring a...

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Amanda Gorman Shines Reciting Inauguration Poem “The Hill We Climb”

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Much of Wednesday’s inauguration ceremony for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris felt like a balm to a wounded nation’s soul, especially 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s beautiful recitation of the inauguration poem, “The Hill We Climb.” Tags:& Black Star NewsWe...

by BA - 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 10th ‘COVID-19 Related Death’

Press Release: The Ministry of Health and Wellness today Thursday January 21, 2021 received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of thirty-seven new cases of COVID-19 from a batch of 168 COVID-19 tests. The Ministry of Health also reports the recovery of an additional 58 cases of COVID-19. Cur...

by BA - 11 months ago

Backspin: Run-DMC — Run-DMC (1984)

medium.com - Run-DMC solidified hip-hop’s cultural place by delivering its first classic album. Does it hold up today? (86.5/100) Run-DMC’s self-titled debut was not the first collection of rap songs to be…Tweeted by @MediaMaven3000 https://twitter.com/MediaMaven3000/status/1352375417852878849