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AHH Stray News: Ice-T, Chamillionaire, J-Bo

Popular rapper/actor Ice-T will speak at Teachers College at Columbia University, one of the United States’ leading graduate schools. The rapper will be featured during a two-day gathering called "Teach, Think, Play: Popular Culture in the Classroom." According to organizers, the conference is designed to explore challenges and power of integrating pop culture into the… Read more »

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August Trial Set For Black Mafia Family

For two decades, the Atlanta-based Black Mafia Family (BMF) allegedly ran a cocaine ring that produced an estimated $250 million, but after years of investigation they were busted in 2005. The case will go to trial in August 2007. Over 30 members of BMF were arrested and three million dollars in cash, two kilograms of… Read more »

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Dolemite Remake Finally Coming To Big Screen

A remake of Rudy Ray Moore’s 1975 movie Dolemite will finally come to the big screen, almost 30 years after the original movie hit theaters. The movie centers around a pimp named Dolemite, who is released from prison, after being framed. He fights an assortment of enemies in the film, along with a group of… Read more »

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Wyclef Jean Announces Yele Haiti, KATA Partnership During Capitol Hill Appearance

In his continuing quest to bring awareness and aid to his native Haiti, Fugees member Wyclef Jean announced a new alliance between his Yele Haiti organization and the KATA (Konbit Ak Tet Ansanm) job creation initiative, a USAID-funded program implemented by CHF International.The news came during a hearing Tuesday (March 13) on Capital Hill about… Read more »

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The Core DJ’s Congregate For Retreat

This week, DJ’s from across the country will flock to Miami for The Core DJ’s Retreat, an event that is recognized as one of the premier events for DJ’s. Presented by Atlantic Records, The Core DJ’s Retreat is taking place from March 14-March 17 and will include a number of daily events for participants. Events… Read more »

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NYC Grassroots Organizations, Elected Officials Prepare Response For Sean Bell Decision

As a Queens, New York grand jury prepares to hand down a decision for the five police officers accused of murdering Sean Bell, a coalition of New York City-based grassroots organizations are coming together to demand justice in the aftermath of the fatal shooting.The effort is being spearheaded by Peoples’ Justice, a NYC group comprised… Read more »

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