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Positive News: After Lighting Africa, Akon Sets To Light Up Latin America NEXT!

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Akon Sets Up To Light Up Latin America

After delivering over 600 million Africans light within their communities, Akon is showing that the job isn’t complete until the world is able to have electricity and now sets out to light up Latin America. Announced on his Instagram page and with the success of his ‘Akon Lighting Africa‘ campaign that set to give over 600 million African’s lights within their communities, Akon now focuses on taking the solar power energy to Latin American countries to give light to many in need.  Read More


Positive News: Lupe Fiasco Creates Start-Up Fund To Help Entreprenuers In Poor Neighborhoods

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Lupe Fiasco has been known to fight for a cause. Now the successful, Chicago rapper turns his attention to local entrepreneurs in poor neighborhoods. Early this year, Lupe Fiasco partnered with members of the Dream Big Foundation and the Head of Global Partnerships at the navigation app Waze. Together they have create a start-u[ fund to help local entrepreneurs in poor communities develop new businesses called The Neighborhood Start Fund. Read More

Positive News: Apple Launches HBCU Scholars Program Partnering w/ Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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Today, Apple shows that streaming isn’t the only they are impressing people with, the tech juggernaut partners with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to start the process for the Apple HBCU Scholars Program which is the largest and most comprehensive scholarship effort in HBCU history. Read More

Positive News: Nas To Sponsor Technology Scholarships For Latinos & African Americans

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Many in the field of technology have come to notice that their is a lack of diversity in the field. So the New York educational team of General Assembly is looking to change that for the future as the “Opportunity Fund” will offer scholarships for women, veterans, African-Americans and Latinos to help diversify the growth of technology. The financial backers of this program has come to be known and is Google, Microsoft, Hirepurpose and Nas. Read More

Positive News: Kendrick Lamar Releases ‘Red & Blue’ Reebok Sneakers To Unify Gangs (Photos)

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Kendrick Lamar even since his song, “i” has shown that he wants peace between the Bloods and Crips gangs. Now with his new Reebok sneakers, K. Dot continues to support peace as he releases a Red and Blue Reebok Ventilator model that will have everyone stop and stare. View More

Positive News: Chris Brown & Lil Wayne Are Throwing Haiti A FREE Concert

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Yesterday, Chris Brown just released a new song show that he might have drank a little to much titled, “Liquor”, but after sobering up and arriving on the island of Hispaniola, Chris Brown announced that he will be throwing a FREE Concert in Haiti. Read More

Positive News: J Cole Keeps 2 Year Promise And Attends Fan’s High School Graduation

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J Cole has to get the celebrity of the year award right now. On something so small as a twitter convo, J Cole still remembers their is someone on the other side of any social communication. Read More

Positive News: Big Sean Gives Back & Opens Recording Studio At His Old High School

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Many Hip Hop artists, or rappers are doing good things for communities. Even though many are over looked such as Akon providing 600 million Africans with electricity, a process he has been working on for a few years now, many of them continue to still give to their communities without looking for the publicity. Now after accolades have been shined on Akon and his hard work, Big Sean shows that he to is another artist who takes time to remember where he came from and is all for bettering his community.  Watch Video

Event Pics: President Bill Clinton Delivers Powerful Keynote at Hope Global Forum In Atlanta, GA

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Normally on, we provide you with the latest in celebrity news, the hottest artists you want to know, and pics from events you want to be at. This past weekend (January 15-17), got the opportunity to do something momentous in our history books as well as be a part of history. View Pictures

Positive News: Tyga & Kylie Jenner Donate Toys To LA Children’s Hospital (Photos)

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Even though many people are talking about Tyga (25) and Kylie Jenner (17) age difference and being in a relationship and Tyga to be seeming to be playing with ‘Forbidden Fruit’, the two together have probably accomplished more together on a successful rate than Tyga and Blac Chyna. Recently after feeding the homeless last month for Thanksgiving. The two decided to fill up a wagon full of toys and go to LA Children’s Hospital for the Teen Impact Holiday Party presented by LA Gear all while being hosted by Tyga. View Pictures