What's On Today - Friday

Quavo Shoots His Shot At McDonald’s For Custom Meal Deal

Quavo saw what McDonald’s done for Travis Scott and J Balvin with their custom meals, and pitched his own custom meal on Instagram hoping to land the next deal with the franchise restaurant. Source: The Urban Daily

Minneapolis Police Department Chief Of Staff Art Knight, Demoted

by Freddie Bell One sentence in a Star Tribune article has led to the demotion of 28-year Minneapolis Police Department veteran, Deputy Chief/Chief of Staff, Art Knight. In an exclusive interview with KMOJ, Knight said Police Chief Medaria Arradondo demoted him to Lieutenant with no assignment for his statement Monday, which appeared in the Sunday October 18th edition of the Star Tribune newspaper.   The former Chief of Staff’s statement referenced the way the agency … Read more

Reebok & BBC ICECREAM Team To Remix The Question Low [Photos]

Remixing the classic Reebok Question Low silhouettes, Pharrell and his team has given a new colorway and design to the sneakers that Allen Iverson made famous by lacing it with BBC ICECREAM’s signature “Name Chains” and “Beepers & Butts” graphics respectively. Source: The Urban Daily

Ludacris Joins Forces With Netflix For Animated Series Focused On Youth Empowerment

Representation is everything and rapper and actor Ludacris—whose real name is Christopher Bridges—is on a mission to bring diverse characters to children’s programming. According to Deadline, Bridges is teaming up with Netflix for the creation of a new animated show inspired by his daughter Karma. Rapper, actor and producer Chris “Ludacris” Bridges is introducing us to #KarmasWorld https://t.co/9TcQWPnBzn — Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) October 13, 2020 The series, titled Karma’s World, follows the journey of a … Read more

Google Donates $2.35 Million To Black-Owned Tech Companies In Atlanta

Amid the global health crisis, several initiatives have been unveiled to support Black-owned businesses that have been significantly impacted. Among the efforts is one being led by Google. The technology company announced it will donate $2.35 million to Black-owned, Atlanta-based tech companies, BET reported. How awesome! Google announced the funding earlier this week, and the money is part of an overall $5 million the company is giving to 76 black tech businesses across the nation. … Read more

Harvard Medical School Society Named After Black STEM Pioneer

Scientist and physician William Augustus Hinton’s contributions will forever be embedded in the evolution of the STEM industry. Hinton, who made history at Harvard Medical School by becoming its first Black tenured professor nearly a century ago, will be posthumously honored by the Ivy League institution. According to The Harvard Crimson, the Harvard Medical School’s Holmes Society is being renamed after Hinton. In a unanimous decision, the Faculty Council Subcommittee on Artwork and Cultural Representations … Read more