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THE BUZZ! Yeet, sus and cringe: Merriam-Webster adds 370 new words and phrases to its dictionary Merriam Webster added 370 new words and phrases to its dictionary. Many of them we are very familiar with because we either use them or see them being used, a lot. Places like social media, or listening to young […]

The Buzz! Sho’ You Right: The Oxford Dictionary of African American English is On The Way A new dictionary is on the way. One that will have words created by African American culture. Words like crib, finna, bae, side hustle, and more will have a home. The Oxford University Press and Harvard University are collaborating […]

Black Man Forced to Cut his Dreadlocks Sues a Kentucky State Prison Remember the crown act, it stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,”  and it is a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination. But I guess in Kentucky state prison, that means nothing, especially when it comes to 50 year […]

Brittney Griner writes letter to Joe Biden pleading for help in obtaining freedom from Russia WNBA star Brittany Griner is still being detained in Russia since February after customs officials allegedly found cartridges containing hashish oil in her luggage. Now after a day in court she is still being held and it seems there is […]

Baltimore Sun Apologizes For Years Of Upholding Structural Racism In Its Coverage Charm City’s major newspaper publication is the Baltimore Sun. It was founded by pro-slavery and pro-segregationist and has been around for 185 years, thats a long time. And over that time there have been many stories about the African Aamerican community, and many […]

Grammy Awards Officially Postponed So as we mentioned before the Grammy’s were possibly facing being postponed due to the spike in covid-19 cases.  And all suspicion rumors and reports were confirmed as the record academy  decided to officially push back the Grammy’s, which was set to air on January 31st, for the second year in […]

  CNN Names Black Nonprofit Founder, Shirley Raines, Hero Of The Year  Black Girl Magic gets recognized once again as CNN announces its 2021 Hero of the Year Recipient. This year’s winner is Shirley Raines who for the past six has been doing a lot of work in the Los Angeles’s Skid Row’s houseless community by providing […]

Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19 In sad news “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19,” the Powell family wrote on Facebook “We have lost a remarkable […]

Is There Enough Votes For Infrastructure Bill? On capitol hill there’s a lot of negotiations going on right now as congress is trying to stop a government shutdown that will take place tonight at midnight if a resolution is not reached on this infrastructure bill. Joe Biden has a $3.5 Trillion proposal on the table but […]

The Buzz – Holiday Violence In US So this 4th of July weekend had more than fireworks blasting across the country as at least 233 people were killed and 618 people were injured by gun violence in more than 500 shootings across the country during the Fourth of July weekend, but what is surprising …that’s a 26% drop […]