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Looks like change is upon us with the 2017 Oscar nominees, who should we thank? The flaming social media comments, the actual research studies done (USC School for Communication & Journalism), mainstream media's late start to openly admitting #HollywoodSoWhite, or the many directors, producers, writers, and actors of color who KEEP CREATING? 💪

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88K New Yorkers Apply for "Poor Door" Affordable Housing

The Struggle Is* Real: Proving class issues and the urban housing market are under serious stress, 88K+ apply for the “Poor Door” apartments many thought were a joke. Is this "the new segregation” or nah?

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Drake Curates Sotheby's Art Exhibit

When you finally see the light: Once upon a time the Views headliner wasn't here for the Hip Hop-art world merger and even called out the likes of Jay-Z on its "Allure" over the game. WELP...

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Never Count on Drake to Make it to The Grammys...

What's it take for Drizzy to turn down a Grammy appearance? He might've been up for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song last year but battle culture, his hometown, (and money) called.

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Harvard Graduate Arrested For Playing NWA Record

Straight Outta...College? He wasn't cruising in a '64, but 26-year-old Cesar Baldelomar went from a simple drive to $hit-got-real to beating the case!

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Kevin Hart's Comedy Career Headed for the History Books

We've definitely been witnessing an illustrious not to mention lucrative career for this young comedian, but is it more legendary than it looks?

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Baltimore Protesters Replace American Flags at City Hall #FreddieGray

The White House Correspondent's Dinner happening a few miles away didn't slow the people of Maryland down “by any means.”

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Charges Dropped on Cop Who Shot Sleeping 7 Year Old #AiyanaJones

(RIP) We've run out of encouraging words for America's police brutality epidemic as another avoidable murder comes via Detroit. #BlackLivesMatter

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Pulitzer Winning Novelist on Kendrick Lamar's "Blacker the Berry"

Hip Hop, Kendrick, (and the Genius company) have definitely come a long way.

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Officer Charged for Using Gun Instead of Taser #EricHarris

(RIP) Authorities call the death of Eric Courtney Harris “accidental” by the volunteer policeman who was given a firearm in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Ex-NYPD Officer Posts Gun-Pointing Selfie at #BlackBrunch Protestors

ICYMI: The new generation of revolution for #BlackLivesMatter turned it up a notch, taking rallies to restaurants across the country.

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NYC Spends $732M on Police Brutality Cases It Got Wrong #EricGarner

Is it better to settle? NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer's been busy shoveling millions of dollars into settlements that overtime were found to lack “liberty and justice for all.”

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FBI Investigating Black Man Found Hanging from Tree in Mississippi

(RIP) They say “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” Local authorities as well as the FBI and Department Of Justice report on the death of 54-year-old Otis Byrd.

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RZA Speaks: A Misguided America Is Not Just a Black Thing

Legendary Wu-Tang Clan leader shares insightful words on the ongoing #BlackLivesMatters protests across the country as well as the ego, “spirits and energies” that got us here.

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John Legend's Campaign to End Mass Incarceration

He's been about that life even before the Oscar: this award winning singer-songwriter-musician puts action to words and continues the fight for a people mostly forgotten.

Check the extra content and learn more about the impact of mass incarceration in America.*