Booker seeks $1.7 million infusion to stay in Democratic White House r…


U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days for his struggling campaign, his campaign said on Saturday. The mounting scale of rival campaigns and the prospect of higher thresholds for participating in future Democratic debates have forced Booker's campaign... Read more

Poll: A record number of voters dislike Trump personally


  As Democratic candidates compete for the opportunity to take on President Donald Trump, the incumbent they hope to oust is more personally disliked than any of his recent predecessors, and half of voters say they’re very uncomfortable with the idea of his re-election. But the electorate at large also expresses doubts about some of the progressive policies being backed by candidates... Read more

Billionaire pays $34 million to settle Morehouse student loan debt


  A private equity billionaire who vowed to pay off the student loan debt for nearly 400 spring graduates of Morehouse College has settled up, and the bill was less than he pledged to cover, the institution said Friday. "Robert F. Smith, the Founder, Chairman & CEO of Vista Equity Partners, and his family have donated $34 million to the new Morehouse College Student... Read more

Hampton University receives donations to cover airfare for Bahamian st…


Hampton University is continuing to receive donations to support the university’s offer to the University of Bahamas – North campus students who have been displaced by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month to continue their academic studies for one semester. The university announced that Dr. Jamal H. Bryant, the Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta, has committed to paying... Read more

Shaq Talks About The Wild Outfits He Wore Just ‘To Get Attention’


Shaquille O’Neal prides himself on sporting a corporate look these days, but the 7-foot-1-inch basketball star used to wear totally outlandish outfits back in the day ― for good reason.  “When I had my tux tailor, I used to do a lot of stuff to get attention. So my jackets used to go three inches below my calves. It was a... Read more

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