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Cory Booker Announces Presidential Bid

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, the former mayor of Newark who has projected an upbeat political presence at a deeply polarized time, entered the 2020 race for president on Friday, embarking on a campaign to become the nation’s second black president in a Democratic primary field that is the most diverse in American history. […]

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‘Black Panther’ Becomes First Superhero Movie Ever Nominated for Best Picture

No superhero movie has ever been nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Not Logan, not The Dark Knight, not the original Superman. That changed Tuesday morning, when Marvel’s Black Panther was among the eight nominees for the Oscars’ biggest prize, along with BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star is […]

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Meek Mill, Jay-Z, Sixers Owner Join Forces, Pledge $50 Million Toward Criminal Justice Reform Initiative

Philadelphia native Meek Mill joined fellow rapper Jay-Z, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Sixers co-owner Michael Rubin and a group of criminal justice activists to launch a new organization. They came together in New York City on Wednesday to announce the launch of an organization that will lobby for changes to state probation and […]

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Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Appearing on Good Morning America this morning (January 21), the Senator from California says she will seek the Democratic nomination for President. “I’m running for President of the United States and I’m very excited about it,” Harris told hosts George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts. At the same time as her announcement, she posted a video […]

Cory Booker Announces Presidential Bid

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Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

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Cory Booker Announces Presidential Bid

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, the former mayor of Newark who has projected an upbeat political presence at a deeply polarized time, entered the 2020 race for president on Friday, embarking on a campaign to become the nation’s second black president in a Democratic primary field that is the most diverse in American history. […]

Viacom Acquires Nas-Invested Company PlutoTV For $340 Million

According to Business Wire, PlutoTV- which Nas’ company Queensbridge Venture Partners invested in in 2014- has been acquired by media corporation Viacom for $340 million. According to Pluto TV’s corporate website, some of the other investors and advisors for the company include Universal Music Group, U.S. Venture Partners, Third Wave Capital and more. “Founded in 2013, […]

Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Appearing on Good Morning America this morning (January 21), the Senator from California says she will seek the Democratic nomination for President. “I’m running for President of the United States and I’m very excited about it,” Harris told hosts George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts. At the same time as her announcement, she posted a video […]