Category Archives: Entertainment

Howard Dropout Diddy to Speak at Graduation Despite Student Backlash

*Tuesday’s announcement that former Howard University student Sean “Diddy” Combs will be the commencement speaker this year was met with opposition from students who don’t believe he deserves the honor. The backlash stems from Diddy having dropped out of the school in 1990 to intern at Uptown Records. According to
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Legendary Bassist Nathan East Releases Debut Album

*Nathan East is American contemporary music’s foremost bassist. With a career spanning over 30 years, he has worked with many of the biggest music acts ever. East has performed, recorded, or co-written songs with B.B. King, Babyface, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, and Elton John. He has even played on tracks
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Relationships: 6 Ways to Prevent a Break-Up Following a Blow Up

*(Via iDateDaily) – Having a fight with a loved one is not a happy time. You often feel like your frustrations have fallen on deaf ears because your partner doesn’t understand you. You may even ask yourself why you are with this person, anyway! So what happens next? Fortunately, you
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Hank Aaron Draws Parallels Between The GOP And The KKK

*Some things change. Some things remain the same. For Hank Aaron, the way things are now are not too different from how things were when he sought to break Babe Ruth’s home run record. So much so that he sees a bit of himself in President Barack Obama, who has
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Harvard Accepts Highest Number of Black Students in School History

*Harvard University’s freshman class will look a lot different this year. According to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 2014 marks the Ivy League school’s highest percentage of accepted black students to date. Nearly 12 percent of the total applicants who were offered admission next fall are black. Based
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Harvard Accepts Highest Number of Black Students in School History

*Harvard University’s freshman class will look a lot different this year. According to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 2014 marks the Ivy League school’s highest percentage of accepted black students to date. Nearly 12 percent of the total applicants who were offered admission next fall are black. Based
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