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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill Wednesday to pay four historically Black colleges and universities $577 million to settle a 15-year legal battle to address chronic underfunding.

Yesterday, CBS This Morning teased an interview with Tim Cook in which the Apple CEO would be making a “big announcement” concerning not an Apple product, but a new initiative from the company.

MacKenzie Scott, a novelist and philanthropist, has donated $25M to Mississippi’s Alcorn State University. This is the largest single donation that the HBCU has received in the school’s 149-year history. Scott was once married to Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos.


 

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Shortly after DaBaby’s scheduled performance at Chicago’s Lollapalooza music festival was canceled, the promoters of Day N Vegas, Governors Ball, and Parklife in Manchester, England, all removed the controversial rapper […]

The post After Being Removed From Several Festival Lineups, DaBaby Wants ‘Opportunity To Grow’ appeared first on Essence.

From wines to tequilas, rums and vodkas, whatever your drink of choice, these days, you can find a Black woman who is the brains behind it. The latest release we’re […]

The post This Black Woman Spirits Educator And Cocktail Consultant Just Released The Must-Have Drink For Summer appeared first on Essence.

Today Paul Tollett, CEO of AEG subsidiary Goldenvoice, revealed to the Los Angeles Times that Frank Ocean will headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2023. “Right now, […]

The post Save Your Money Now: Frank Ocean To Headline Coachella 2023 appeared first on Essence.

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