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CIAA Tourney Returns HBCU Basketball to Charlotte Despite Controversy

The famed HBCU basketball competition is remaining in the Queen City, although there has been pressure to move it because of North Carolina's controversial "bathroom bill"

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CIAA Tourney Returns HBCU Basketball to Charlotte Despite Controversy

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On this day in 1989, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”

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Entertainment & Culture

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Gaining Rave Reviews!

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News & Views / Influencers

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

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News & Views / Politics

Maxine Waters Goes In on ‘Scumbags’ in the Trump Administration

by #TeamEBONY

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