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Damon Weaver, Child Reporter Who Interviewed President Barack Obama at the White House, dies at 23

Screenshot: CanalPointKECTV/ YouTube Damon Weaver, the young, gifted and Black student reporter who interviewed President Barack Obama at the White House in 2009, died on May 1, at the age of 23, according to his family. Advertisement The cause of the young man’s death has not been released, but his sister, Candace Hardy, confirmed Thursday […]

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Ciara and Russell Wilson Land First-Look Deal With Amazon Studios

Russell Wilson and Ciara attend the Tom Ford AW20 Show at Milk Studios on February 07, 2020 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Hella fine husband and wife duo Ciara and Russell Wilson (Umm, hello! Do you see that header pic? My God) are continuing to expand their empire—only this time, they’re headed into […]

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#BossMoves: Dwyane Wade Acquires Ownership Stake In Utah Jazz Franchise

NewsOne Featured Video After a storied career in the NBA, retired basketball star Dwyane Wade is taking his leadership skills from the court to the front office. According to ESPN, the Chicago native is stepping into the realm of sports ownership as he recently purchased a stake in the Utah Jazz franchise. The NBA champion […]

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Carmelo Anthony Sets Out to Conquer Hollywood With New Venture, Creative 7

Carmelo Anthony and longtime business partner Asani Swann.Photo: Creative 7 NBA heads know all about the infamous Banana Boat Crew, which consists of BFFs LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony. Each has staked their claim on the basketball court, while also expanding their respective brands to include ventures into fashion, social justice, […]

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Aaron Gordon Reminded Dwyane Wade He Has The Most Dunk Contest 50s After A Question About His Jersey Number

Aaron Gordon’s time as a member of the Denver Nuggets has been pretty fruitful. The team is 3-0 since acquiring the high-flying forward at the NBA’s trade deadline, with their latest win coming in a 101-94 wire-to-wire victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. Gordon stuffed the stat sheet during the game, going […]

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Dwyane Wade Sees Boosie Badazz’s Transphobic Comments About His Daughter As A Teachable Moment

Last year, Boosie Badazz found himself facing backlash for some insensitive and transphobic comments he made about Dwyane Wade’s transgender daughter. Boosie’s remarks not only led to public scrutiny, but it also ended up getting him banned from his local Planet Fitness. Now, nearly a year later, Wade has directly responded to Boosie’s comments, saying […]

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IMDb TV Announces LeBron James-Produced Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers

Image: IMDB TV “You’ve got the Lakers, you’ve got the Clippers and then you’ve got Sierra Canyon High School.”– Anonymous Without question, NBA players live a charmed life, but players for the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers are social media superstars in their own right, garnering millions of views on YouTube and Instagram while drawing enormous crowds […]

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Dwyane Wade Agrees With Draymond Green On The ‘Double Standard’ Of Organizations Trading Players

Draymond Green made waves on Monday evening, launching into a spirited rant about the “bullsh*t” double standard he believes is in place when evaluating NBA organizations when compared to players. The subject at hand was the treatment of players when they want to be traded when compared to when a team wants to move on […]

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‘Could You Imagine Today, If Those Were All Black People?’: Here’s How the NBA Reacted to White Privilege Appreciation Day

A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump.Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) On the same day that “John Lewis Democrats” Ralphael Warnock […]

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Chris Bosh Says He Was Caught Off Guard By The Infamous Big 3 Heat Introduction

LeBron’s “Decision” in 2010 will go down as one of the biggest bombshell moments in NBA history. When James went on television to tell the world that he was taking his talents to South Beach, it changed the league forever, ushering in a new era of player empowerment that has influenced how superstars have seized […]

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Dwyane Wade on Mike Tyson Defending Daughter Zaya From Boosie Badazz: ‘It Was Great to Hear Him Say That’

Photo: Andrew Toth (Getty Images) Back in February, you might’ve heard about an ashy-ass rapper named Boosie Badazz who said some goofy-ass shit about NBA great Dwyane Wade’s 13-year-old daughter, Zaya. It was disgusting, it was transphobic and you likely read all about it here at The Root. Advertisement But for those out of the […]

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Social Change Fund Partners With Chopra Global to Provide Self-Care Resources to Teachers In Underserved Communities

Photo: Kathy Willens (AP) In July, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade joined forces to launch the Social Change Fund. Its purpose? To address social and economic justice issues facing the Black community and to tear down the discriminatory barriers that far too often impede our success. Advertisement We’ve heard little about their endeavor […]

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Chris Bosh Still Believes Dwyane Wade Is LeBron James’ Best Teammate Ever

Chris Bosh has been the go-to LeBron James analyst among former athletes during this renaissance season for The King and his Lakers. In a new interview at Complex Sports, Bosh was asked to again make a determination on who James’ best-ever teammate was. The debate began recently when Kendrick Perkins and Dwyane Wade both expressed […]

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Dwyane Wade Thinks Anthony Davis Complements LeBron Better Than Any Other Teammate He’s Had

From the moment that the Los Angeles Lakers acquire Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans, much was made about how he would fit next to LeBron James. In many ways, Davis fits like a glove next to James, to the point that it was very fair from the jump to wonder if The Brow […]

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Queen Latifah, American Lung Association To Host Fundraiser For Black And Brown Communities Impacted By COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color and Queen Latifah is on a mission to spread awareness about racial disparities relative to the public health crisis and provide resources and support for the nation’s most vulnerable groups. According to People, the hip-hop legend—whose real name is Dana Owens—is teaming up with the American […]

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Dwyane Wade And Giannis Antetokounmpo Were Named To TIME’s 100 Most Influential People

Pro athletes in 2020 have reinforced the overlap between sport and society, and in this year’s TIME 100 Most Influential People list, the NBA is well-represented, with both retired Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo featured. The list, which is not written in a specific order, highlights powerful people from […]

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Megan Thee Stallion, the Founders of Black Lives Matter and More Top Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020

Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors; Megan Thee Stallion; Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle UnionImage: Kayla Reefer/Time, Dana Scruggs/Time, Texas Isaiah/Time They’re activists, artists, athletes, entertainers, entrepreneurs, leaders, and above all else, influencers. ‘Tis the season when we begin to reflect on those who’ve had the greatest impact upon our collective culture in the past […]

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Brrr! It’s Cold in Here! Gabrielle Union Said a Bring It On Sequel Could ‘Absolutely’ Be Happening in the Atmosphere!

Gabrielle Union on The Late Late Show with James Corden Screenshot: The Late Late Show with James Corden/YouTube What do Gabrielle Union and the cast of Bring It On think about a sequel that reflects on the past 20 years? Well…bring it on! Advertisement During a recent appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, […]

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GLAAD Media Awards 2020: Lil Nas X, the Cast of Pose and Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki Among Winners

Lil Nas X; Pose (2018-present); Rafiki (2018)Screenshot: TheEllenShow/YouTube, Graphic: FX, Photo: Big World Cinema, Film Movement The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards went down on Thursday night—because a little lockdown won’t stop no show! Advertisement Comedians Fortune Feimster and Gina Yashere took over hosting duties for the virtual edition of the annual ceremony honoring “media […]

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NBA Stars Team Up To Create Social Change Fund

Amid the unrest, athletes are stepping up and using their platforms to spread awareness about systemic injustice. The latest stars to launch an effort at the intersection of sports and activism are Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade, NBC Sports reported. #Heat legend Dwyane Wade is partnering with Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul to […]

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‘Let Your Curls Do What They Do’: Gabrielle Union Reaffirms the Flawless Freedom of Her Children’s Hair

Gabrielle Union attends the Lanvin Menswear Fall/Winter 2020-2021 show on January 19, 2020, in Paris, France.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images (Getty Images) Gabrielle Union is all about expressing yourself—your truest self. That goes for everyone and anyone, including her children. Advertisement When it comes to Black hair, specifically, the actress-producer and beauty/fashion mogul is making […]

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Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade Launch Social Change Fund to Empower the Black Community

Image: Social Change Fund NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade, three-fourths of the infamous banana boat crew, have joined forces to launch the Social Change Fund, which will provide resources and support to organizations focused on empowering the Black community. Advertisement “Our mission is to address social and economic justice issues facing […]

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