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mjboddie Maya J. Boddie

Maya is an alumna of Hampton University who just wants justice for black folks. Follow her on Twitter & IG @MJBoddie.

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Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin Dies After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

The legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died. Franklin’s publicist confirmed she passed on Thursday morning, August 16, according to The Associated Press.On Wednesday, CNN reported Franklin was admitted into hospice care at her Detroit home. She'd been battling pancreatic cancer. Earlier reports circulated that Franklin had fallen "gravely ill."...

Issa Rae Said She Once Considered Doing This As A Side Hustle

If you caught the season 3 premiere of “Insecure” on Sunday, you saw Issa Rae pick up a side hustle as a Lyft driver since her full-time gig hit sis with a sudden pay cut. But turns out the 33-year-old actually thought about securing a Lyft lifestyle. OK Magazine reports the Emmy award winner once rented a car in Malibu while writing an...

New York Initiative Aims To Form A Political Party Led By Hip-Hop Moguls

In a perfect world, black people would possibly form a political party for us, by us. It looks like a part of New York City's hip-hop community is set on creating such a perfect world in 2018.Jineea Butler, founder of the Hip Hop Union, and current congressional candidate for New York's 13th District, is advocating for the initiation of a new political party titled the New...