*Despite rumors of (Colin Kaepernick) the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback stepping in as an investor for (Ice Cube) the hip-hop legend, a spokesperson has confirmed that it is simply that—a rumor. Ice Cube founded the BIG3 League, a 3-on-3 basketball competition, in 2017 alongside entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz. According to its official Twitter bio
*Clark Atlanta University is set to become one of the first HBCU schools to receive its own Nike Dunk colorway. The sneaker is one of the most iconic shoe styles in sports merch history. According to HBCU Gameday, the sneaker was initially named the “College Color High” when it debuted in 1985. Per the report
Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 21 Years in Federal Prison for Depriving George Floyd of His Civil Rights | VIDEO
*(CNN) — Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will serve 245 months in federal prison for violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Senior US District Court Judge Paul Magnuson sentenced Chauvin to 252 months but subtracted seven months for time served. US attorneys asked the court for Chauvin’s sentence to run concurrently with his state sentence
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Chi Sonia Ige is thankful and expresses this in her newest single “Oghene Doh”. The song is a thanksgiving offering appreciating God for all He’s done. It’s also a celebration of His faithfulness through the years. Sonia Chinenye Ige, popularly known as Chisonia Ige is a passionate Praise and worship leader, recording and performing artiste