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Straight Outta Compton isn’t your average biopic. It doesn’t just tell the history of N.W.A… Read More

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Hip-hop changed forever after a chance meeting at an unusual place: the Roadium swap meet in Torrance, California. There, Eric “Eazy-E”… Read More

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“Always remind yourself that each day is a gift.” Those are the words spoken by Dr. Beaumont Rosewood—played by… Read More

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the U.S., yet freedom remains elusive for… Read More

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Being a hero is nothing new to Michael B. Jordan. A quick glance at his accomplishments, confirms: the Newark, New Jersey native… Read More

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I was a Cosby Show Stan for most of my 31 years on this planet and until I was 16, I was under the impression that most… Read More

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