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FAMU Band Member Dies, Hazing Involved

Posted on November 22, 2011 | 4 Comments

A Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University student dies after being found unresponsive on a bus. Robert Champion, 26, was on the bus with fellow band mates when he experienced difficulties breathing. Investigators are awaiting the results of the autopsy and will determine if Champion’s death was a homicide.

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Hip Hop Pioneer Heavy D Laid to Rest

Posted on November 19, 2011 | 12 Comments

Heavy D was laid to rest in a ceremony attended by many celebrities, which included Usher, Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Don King, Q-Tip, John Legend and Rosie Perez, to name a few. His funeral was held at…

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Heavy D’s “Black Coffee”

Posted on November 19, 2011 | 22 Comments

Black coffee, the African queen Part of the Afro-American dream Enough respect I’m diggin’ intellect Appreciate the fact that you never miss a step The backbone of the black bone here’s to ya As long as I’m…

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UC Berkeley Student Succumbs to Wounds

Posted on November 17, 2011 | No Comments

An undergraduate UC Berkeley student who was shot by police officers Tuesday afternoon after pointing a pistol at them succumbed to his wounds at a hospital. Christopher Travis, 32, was shot in the university’s computer lab after…

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