LEBRON JAMES MAKES $2.5 MILLION DONANATION TO MUHAMMAD ALI EXHIBITION 

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will donate $2.5 million to support the Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. James, his charitable foundation and business partner Maverick Carter are pledging the donation for the exhibit “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change,” which debuted with the museum’s opening in […]

NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT MINORITIES ARE LESS LIKELY TO ATTEND TOP PIBLIC SCHOOLS 

BOSTON (AP) — A new study of federal data finds that black and Latino students are far less likely to attend top public colleges than their white and Asian peers. The Center for American Progress think tank reported Thursday that among all black students at U.S. public colleges in 2014, only 9 percent attended highly […]

FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA DOEAKS OUT AGAINST DONALD TRUMP AND THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING HIM

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama said Thursday that Republican nominee Donald Trump bragging on a 2005 tape about his fame allowing him to “do anything to women” shook her to the core.https://youtu.be/SJ45VLgbe_E Speaking at a campaign rally in New Hampshire for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Mrs. Obama called the comments “shocking and […]

GET OUT WITH CYBP THIS WEEKEND IN CINCINNATI 

Clear your calendars Friday 9.30 and Saturday 10.1 for FOOD, ART, BEER, and MUSIC as we celebrate #WeAreWalnutHills Weekend! Click HERE For Details It’s time to exercise your right (even if you’re on the left) to join us for “The Political Party,” a pre-election celebration with appetizers, drinks and a sit-down dinner featuring surrogates from […]

QUIET BILLIONARE ROBERT F. SMITH MAKES $20M DONATION TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM 

In 2013, when the founders of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture were seeking donors, people directed them to one man: Robert F. Smith. “We kept wondering, ‘Who is this Robert Smith?’ ” said Adrienne Brooks, director of development for the museum. Meeting Smith became a priority, said Lonnie G. Bunch III, […]

CLEMSON STAR QUARTERBACK DESHAUN WATSON TALKS ABOUT STEREOTYPES OF BEING A BLACK QB AND WANTING TO BE THE FACE OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL AS WELL AS THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME

Deshaun Watson Hates Dual-Threat QB Code Word, Wants to Be Face of CFBChristian Matt  Hayes Aug 17, 2016 Years ago, before he carried Clemson back to national prominence and became the face of college football, before the talk of being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft, Deshaun Watson was a frightened […]

LEBRON JAMES SAYS THAT HIS DREAM IS TO OWN A NBA TEAM ONE DAY 

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James revealed Wednesday his goal after his playing career is to own an NBA team, as he told UNINTERRUPTED’s Open Run podcast James broke down his reasoning for wanting to hold such a position and why he would be good at the job: I feel like my brain, as far as […]

NICKI MINAJ IS GETTING READY TO DROP HER OWN MOBILE GAME

Nicki Minaj is the latest artist to jump into the mobile game business, with an app called Nicki Minaj: The Empire. The rap star has partnered with Glu Mobile Inc. for her upcoming mobile game, where players can transform themselves into a music superstars by creating their own songs, putting on performances, hosting parties, and […]

THE BREAKFAST CLUB WELCOMES METTA WORLD PEACE AND BROTHER POLIGHT

3 WAYS TO BOOST MINDFULNESS AT WORK

Living a fulfilling life is easier if you incorporate mindfulness practices into your day, but some strategies are better than others because they actually have science backing them up.    Today’s workers are in socially-mandated pressure cookers of tight schedules, increasing demands and dwindling resources, with coworker/boss drama thrown in for flavor. Mindfulness exercises–that is, […]

16 YEAR OLD COMPTON NATIVE BECOMES THE YOUNGEST PILOT TO FLY AROUND THE COUNTRY

July 18, 16-year-old Isaiah Cooper made history by becoming the youngest black pilot to fly around the country. His journey was 8,000 miles, starting in California, then on to Washington state, Maine and Florida, before heading back to the California city of Compton, according to the Huffington Post. And this is just the beginning for […]

WORD ON THE STREETS IS THAT NIKE CEO MARK PARKER HAS MADE ALMOST $50M IN 2016

While it’s  obvious that Nike is making a killing, but how much is its CEO Mark Parker making? According to Business of Fashion, the 60-year-old Nike executive earned a whopping $47.6 million for the 2016 fiscal year, thanks largely to his stock grants. Parker’s salary remained $1.55 million in the period, which ended May 31, […]

EVERYONE PLAYS CHESS 2 NOW AVAILABLE 

Everyone plays chess 2 Have you ever wondered why we play chess with all black pieces? We come up with the most elaborate ways to beat one another. Sometimes we line up the pieces with the king opposing the queen and vice versa. The better we get at winning these black on black chess matches, […]

LEGENDARY MUSIC PRODUCER IS DEEP IN DEBT AND TURNING TO BANKRUPTCY 

 Legendary music producer Jazze Pha (real name Phalon Alexander) has made hits for many of your favorites artists, including Usher, Missy Elliot, Mary J. Blige, Ciara and Lil Wayne, but theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports that his royalty checks aren’t covering his expenses. Jazze filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy last month in Georgie, detailing how he’s drowning […]

T.I. TALKS ON WHY HE’S GOT CHRIS BROWN’S BACK AS WELL AS HIS FAMILY AND THOUGHTS ON THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEN

Chris Brown took issue with his baby mama Nia Guzman over a recent Instagram photo she posted of their daughter Royalty, believing the toddler’s outfit and pose were way too grown and provocative for a 2-year-old. RoyaltyBrownIG Folks took sides in the social media firestorm that followed, and rapper T.I. was revealed to be on […]