The Truth About Christmas

Whatever happened to Jesus in the celebration of Christmas? When did they kick Him out of His own birthday party, and how did St. Nick, Kris Kringle, and the Grinch who stole Christmas get invitations? And why are many Blacks still dreaming of a white Christmas? When we look into the history of the year’s most holy day we may find some answers. And as usual for American traditions, we’ll start in Europe. This article was originally...

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Who’s That Girl? Meet Black Wall Street’s Last Survivor: Olivia Hooker

Only six years old when the Tulsa riot happened, Olivia Hooker, now 102, relives what it was like being exposed to the brutal realities of racism, discrimination and hatred. By Dexter Mullins TULSA, Okla. — They called it Black Wall Street. It was only a 1-square-mile area on the north side of Tulsa, but for Blacks in the 1900s, Greenwood was everything the South was not. Filled with Black lawyers, doctors and business owners and...

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Introducing Yung Swag

Inspired and influenced by his father, Yung Swag, affectionately known as Lil C, is making his mark on the world. At 10 years old, he remembers when he started rapping. “I was in my grandfather’s basement and I started saying, ‘What you mean you don’t know me? I’m Lil’ C and I’m rockin’ in my Robin Jeans.’” He made a whole song to the rhyme when he was 7 or 8 and it became popular, with over 6,000 views on YouTube to date. It’s a...

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You Be the Judge

After working for 20 years as a criminal defense attorney, Rodney Harris is running for Judge of the Hamilton County Municipal Court, District 2, a diverse district in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. He believes “there is no better person and no better time for a judge who will bring justice for all. HTM: What are some of the biggest lessons you’ve learned over the course of your 20-year career as a criminal defense attorney? RH: That...

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The Ultimate Salute To The OG’s: OOOG BRAND

“It’s Not Just a Brand, It’s a Lifestyle.” OOOG Brand Founder and Creator, Street Lotto made no mistakes. His fashion stance, humble spirit, and business sense was just a small portion of why he is successful. With over 10 years of hard work and commitment, Street Lotto has branded himself as a supreme brand in the fashion and music industry. Street Lotto completed projects with many icons such as Bone Crusher, Sommore, D.J. Toomp,...

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