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NBA Icon Scottie Pippen Mourns Death of Son, Antron

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Scottie Pippen is mourning the loss of his firstborn son, Antron Pippen. In a touching Instagram post, the retired NBA star announced that the 33-year-old passed away on Sunday. He reflected on his son’s shared love of basketball, which the two had “countless conversations” about. Though Pippen didn’t reveal his …

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NBA Youngboy Accused Of Dodging Mandatory Drug Tests

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Rapper NBA Youngboy is being accused of skipping his mandatory drug testing, which has led a judge to revoke his bond. The drug testing was a part of Youngboy’s bond stipulations stemming from his September arrest. According to court documents, the Louisiana rapper was also supposed to abide by a …

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Fanbase Launches Direct Voice Feature

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The Black founded and operated social media platform Fanbase has launched a new initiative geared to helping Black content creators. On Wednesday, the platform launched “Direct Voice,” a drop-in audio chat room feature similar to Clubhouse. Founder Isaac Hayes III says the company knows the importance and impact Blacks have …

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Gladys Knight & Alessia Cara Will Perform At The NBA All-Star Game

Legendary soul singer Gladys Knight and Grammy-winning vocalist Alessia Cara will perform at the NBA All-Star 2021 game in Atlanta. Knight will perform the United States National Anthem inside the Atlanta arena, while Cara will perform the Canadian National Anthem from Toronto. The Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society Choir will …

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NBA Stars Reluctant To Participate In COVID-19 Vaccine PSAs

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Many of the NBA’s top players are skeptical about participating in the league’s COVID-19 vaccine PSAs. Sources told ESPN that many players are still apprehensive about receiving the vaccine altogether, so they are not interested in promoting its effectiveness. This skepticism from players comes amid skepticism of the Black community …

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