Happy 22nd Birthday to Me! 10 Things I Learned at 21

It’s January 3, 2017 and I’m feeling 22! On this day, my presence graced the world and it hasn’t been the same since, clearly. Haha.  While everyone complained on social media about how 2016 was so horrible for them, 2016 was actually amazing for me.  I achieved most of my goals,  traveled a lot, invested into myself,  and I was finally able to hang out with my older friends. I basically lived the 21 year old life and I loved every time about this year honey! If I could give my 21st year a title it would definitely be “India Turns…

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J. Cole Returns With Two New Songs, a Documentary, and an Album Release Date

On Thurday (Dec 1.), J. Cole shook the Internet and unexpectedly dropped some news about his new album, new music, and a 40 minute documentary. Social media went into a frenzy when someone saw that J.Cole had a pre-order option on iTunes for what we now know is his fourth studio album, 4 Your Eyez Only.  In preparation of his album, set to release next Friday (Dec. 9), he released two music videos “False Prophets” and “Everybody Gotta Die” where he gives his fans insight on his thoughts on current issues in the rap game which some have speculated to be a diss…

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PVAMU Wins Ford’s HBCU Community Challenge

Junior chemical engineering majors Fred Okafor, Kale Schuetzeburg, Jonathan Orozco, and Mustafa Saleem won the HBCU Ford Community Challenge on November 17 in Dearborn, Michigan winning $75,000 to implement their plan to impact the community. The HBCU Ford Community Challenge is put together by Ford along with Tom Joyner Morning Show and Rickey Smiley Morning Show to give students the opportunity to submit proposals based around the theme of building sustainable communities. The 4 chemical engineering students presented their proposal for Triple E, an app that will let you monitor your water, gas, and electricity in real time. Okafor explained to Black America Web…

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Sevyn Streeter Denied Singing National Anthem During NBA Game for ‘We Matter’ Jersey

Sevyn Streeter took to social media to say that she was denied singing the national anthem because “We Matter” is written on her jersey during the Oklahoma Thunder versus Philadelphia 76ers game. I was suppose to sing the national anthem at the @sixers and @okcthunder game in #Philly but minutes before @sixers organization said I could not because I was wearing a "We Matter" jersey. WTF! A post shared by 7ev (@sevyn) on Oct 26, 2016 at 5:09pm PDT People all over the nation have found ways to make their voices heard in support of the Black Lives Matter movement…

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PVAMU’s Homecoming Brings High Spirits Onto Campus

With the new stadium, new tailgating area, and new buildings in general, Prairie View’s campus has gained a whole new spirit for homecoming. Current students along with alumni came together to celebrate more than just a week of homecoming but the expansion of Prairie View as a whole. Thousands of people, students and non-students came to the campus with high spirits and good vibes to experience what is know as one of the livest homecomings in Texas. It was estimated that there was around 25,000 people on campus for homecoming this past weekend. #PVAMU #PVHC2K16 — Greg Rose (@Iam_GRose) October…

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