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7.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico Killing Over 100

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Mexico, with the epicenter 80 miles from its capital, Mexico City. The earthquake is the second to hit the country in a month and falls on the 32nd anniversary of a massive quake that hit Mexico in 1985, killing 10,000 people. Over 100 people are reported dead from the most recent earthquake to hit …

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Morehouse Graduates Team Up With Local Rappers For East Oakland Charity Event

Oakland was experiencing unprecedented heat the weekend of September 2, 2017. Many in the East Oakland community still came out of the comfort of their homes and gathered at the Rainbow Community Center. The community center was hosting the 1st-annual Celebrity Basketball Game and Backpack Giveaway; an event made possible through the collaboration of local rappers and non-profit organizations. The …

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Hurricane Irma Death Toll Rises to 22 in Florida

Major flooding and high-speed winds have left 65% of homes damaged and 25% of homes destroyed in the Florida Keys from Hurricane Irma, which hit parts of the U.S earlier this week. According to CNN: The situation in the Sunshine State was trying the patience of people who rode out the storm and those who came home after evacuating Hurricane …

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Hurricane Irma Expected To Make Landfall Tuesday

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Another hurricane is set to follow Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall and devastated various parts of Texas last week. Major flooding from rain left severe damage to homes, cars and city infrastructure. According to the Associated Press: “Hurricane Irma grew into a powerful Category 4 storm Monday as it approached the northeastern Caribbean and was …

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Houston Police Officer Drowns in Tropical Storm Harvey

Sergeant Steve Perez, a 30 year veteran of the Houston Police Department is one of the people who has lost his life to Hurricane Harvey, which is now being classified as a Tropical Storm. The Storm/Hurricane hit Texas late Friday night and has ravaged various parts of the state. 30 to over 40 inches of rain has caused many areas …

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Hurricane Harvey Leaves Texas Flooded

Hurricane Harvey has been classified as a Category 4 hurricane and made landfall in Texas late Friday night. At least 10 people have been reported dead and reports of injuries are increasing. More than 30 inches of rain has hit various places in Texas, causing major roads to become underwater along with buildings and homes severely damaged from flooding. No prior …

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Colin Kaepernick Supporters Protest Outside of ESPN Offices

  Massive crowds gathered Wednesday, Aug. 23 outside of ESPN offices to show their support for Colin Kaepernick and to encourage the NFL to add him to a roster. Kaepernick made national headlines last season when he kneeled during the national anthem. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses …

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Comedian & Activist Dick Gregory Passes at 84

Dick Gregory was born October 12, 1932 in St. Louis, Mo and was well known for his comedy as well as his political and social commentary. Gregory’s life is a testament of the importance in using politically infused comedy as tools in the struggle for Black liberation in America. In the 1950’s while in college on a track scholarship, Gregory …

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Girls Trip Hits $100 Million Dollars At The Box Office

Girls Trip recently crossed the $100 million dollar mark at the Box Office. With a A+ Cinema score, Will Packer’s production company has created another film to surpass the $100 Million dollar mark. His movies Straight Outta Compton, Ride Along and now Girls Trip all have been box office hits. Girls Trip is a hilarious film centering around four Black women …

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