What's On Today - Wednesday

National Parent’s Day, Honor with a Picture on Facebook!!

Even though the actual day was yesterday, it’s always a great time to celebrate Parents! Post your favorite picture of your parents on the KMOJ Facebook Page, Freddie Bell and Chantel Sings in the Morning page or the IceMN Facebook Page.

No matter where our parents may be, this day serves to celebrate their important role in our lives.  In May we celebrated mothers, and in June we celebrated fathers.  It follows that in July we can bring all our parents together and show them some appreciation all at once.Read more

Black Organizers Want Biden To Take Definitive Action On Voting Rights

Black Organizers Want Biden To Take Definitive Action On Voting Rights

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It’s an all-hands moment for Democracy, with the fight to protect and expand voting rights front and center. The stakes are high, and Black leaders from the grassroots and legacy civil rights organizations are not letting up President Biden and the Senate.

Harvard Professor and former NAACP National President Cornell Brooks previously spoke with NewsOne about the primacy of the right to vote.Read more

South Carolina State University To Eliminate $9.8M In Student Debt

Several collegiate institutions throughout the country are leading efforts to help eliminate student debt and the latest school to follow suit is South Carolina State University. The Orangeburg-based HBCU recently announced it would cancel $9.8 million in debt for students.

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Boss Moves: Queen Latifah’s Production Company Inks Deal With Audible

From her poignant lyrics to the powerful roles she’s brought to life on the silver screen, Queen Latifah is a masterful storyteller. With her next venture, she will continue to capture interesting narratives through audio content. According to Variety, Latifah—whose real name is Dana Owens—recently inked a first-look deal with Audible.

As part of the multi-project development deal—which was made through Owens and Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit imprint—the production company will release an array of audio-only content including memoirs and interviews with individuals who are driving change in their communities.… Read more

#BlackGirlMagic: Atlanta Teens Become First Black Girl Duo To Win Harvard’s Debate Competition

Black scholars are reaching triumphant milestones and making history in the process. According to People, Atlanta teenagers Jayla Jackson and Emani Stanton took home the title at Harvard University’s summer debate competition.

The win was historic as it marked the first time a Black girl duo has won the prestigious debate match.… Read more

Jadakiss & Styles P Make Fun Of Jim Jones’ Weatherman Skit [Video]

The LOX and Diplomats Verzuz trolling continues and we are here for it. Recently Jadakiss joined Styles P in trolling Jim Jones‘ weatherman duties. As spotted on HipHopDX the two MC’s had time during a recent pitstop in Harlem. Earlier this week the LOX rappers took some lighthearted shots at Capo for his signature weatherman skits […]

Source: The Urban Daily