Zoom Hires Damien Hooper-Campbell As Its 1st Chief Diversity Officer
Tech industry veteran Damien Hooper-Campbell will join Zoom Video Communications Inc. as its first chief diversity officer. The company announced Thursday, May 28, 2020. The Morehouse College and Harvard University graduate bring more than 15 years of experience in diversity and inclusion, leadership and management coaching, recruiting, community engagement,... Read more
3rd Man Arrested & Charged With The Felony Murder of Arbery
The man who filmed the horrendous murder of Ahmaud Arbery has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the agency announced in a news release. 50-year-old William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. was taken into custody Thursday (May 21) and booked into the Glynn County Jail on charges of felony... Read more
B.E.T. SAID Da Rona won’t stop no show!
B.E.T. Week is one of most look forward to event of the summer However, the 2020 B.E.T. Experience has been postponed, until 2021. The B.E.T. Awards will move forward with its 2020 edition this year, albeit virtually. Celebrating the network’s 40th anniversary, and the Awards’ 20 years on the air, top... Read more
The GOP Voter Suppression
It’s essentially an open secret that Republicans have to cheat to win. With the go-ahead from federal courts, the party is prepared to do just that. VICE reports that the Republican Party intends to spend $20 million to recruit a network of up to 50,000 volunteers to monitor poll... Read more
Legendary Rock and Roll Musician Little Richard Died of Bone Cancer at 87
Rebellion, outrage, scandal, hypersexual egomania, ripping it up, rocking it up, gigantic hair, and mascara — all these things are in rock & roll because Little Richard put them there. He was the loudest and wildest and rudest of the Fifties pioneers, the most flamboyantly and untamably free. He... Read more
Andre Harrell, Executive Who Bridged Hip-Hop and R&B, Dies at 59
Andre Harrell, a veteran music executive, best known as the founder of Uptown Records, where Sean “Puffy” Combs got his start in the business, who later went on to head Motown Records, has died. He was 59. The cause of death is as yet unclear. DJ D-Nice discloses the... Read more