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‘Scandal’ Recap: The Price of Free and Fair Election

‘The Boondocks’ back for final ‘offensive’ season

NEW YORK (AP) — The brash animated series “The Boondocks” returns Monday to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact. The season premiere is a spoof of “Breaking Bad.” The first of 10 weekly episodes, it airs at 10:30 p.m. EDT. […]

Throwback Thursday: Nas Edition

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas’ debut album, and the release of his documentary, Time is Illmatic, our resident mixologist DJ Averi Minor has cooked up a #ThrowbackThursday mix in honor of the Queens Bridge legend’s catalog. This playlist features appearances from Jay Z, R. Kelly, Lauryn Hill and others. Enjoy, and […]

Hopes High Negro Leagues Stadium Makes Comeback

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium. Though silent for decades, the former home of several Negro Leagues teams is getting another chance at bat as baseball’s first National Historic Landmark. Historians, volunteers, activists and a […]

Exclusive: Prejudice Plagues Restaurant?

Chicago-based and Black-owned restaurant and lounge, Nouveau Tavern, is making culinary headlines for all the wrong reasons. The establishment, which opened in October, has collected rave reviews for its upscale New Orleans cuisine and ability to morph into an elegant nightlife experience. But what it lacks is the support of residents in the tiny area […]

Q&A with Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III

Known as the jazz-influenced Pastor with a hip-hop vibe, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III is the Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ on Chicago’s south side. Nearly six years ago, the young Pastor accepted his assignment to succeed the fiery Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright in the former church home to Oprah Winfrey […]