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The Sudden Death of Influential Roots Reggae Visionary, Vaughn Benjamin

of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World ST. CROIX – Vaughn Benjamin, lead singer of Midnite and Akae Beka died suddenly on Monday. He was 50 years old. His death rocked the Virgin Islands community and the reggae world at large. Prayers, tributes, and condolences […]

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Reggae Icon Sizzla Hospitalized Following Motorcycle Crash

Reggae/dancehall icon Sizzla is currently hospitalized following a motorcycle crash. Get-well wishes have begun to pour in for the reggae star after he reportedly sustained a broken ankle, following a motorcycle accident on Saturday. Sources inside Sizzla‘s camp confirmed with Urban Islandz on Tuesday that the singer was ‘out and stuntin’ on one of his […]

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A New Study Reveals that Smoking High THC Flower is The Most Effective Path Against Chronic Pain

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain types of chronic pain, including pain resulting from nerve damage and inflammation. Processed variations of the cannabis plant are designed for those consumers who don’t necessarily want to smoke to achieve the desired effect. But when it comes […]

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Ireland Was First Inhabited By A Black ‘Twa’ Tribe – They Were Killed By St Patrick

There is a common knowledge of Africans being the first humans on earth. Many people have heard this in passing, but do not believe it to be true. This is due to the fact that history has been altered and taught wrongly. The oldest human remains found by archaeologists is that of a Negro/brown/black person. […]

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You Should Never Be Ashamed Of Your Natural Black Hair, Embrace It

“Nappy” should make you happy. If you follow a Eurocentric standard of beauty it could destroy your self-esteem as a melanated man or woman. You will learn to hate your melanin, wish your hair was straight, and try to become something you are not. Listen here, contrary to popular belief having “nappy” hair is actually […]

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Story of Ghanaian Slave Woman Who Led the Biggest Slave Revolt in The West Indies In 1733

When slavery is discussed in the media and is taught in schools, very little is mentioned of the strong and fierce resistance which Africans put up against the slavers and their accomplices. The bravery of African ancestors is often swept under the rug so that the new and coming generations would have a picture of […]

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Plant-based fast food isn’t any healthier than the originals — and that’s the point

Plant-based versions of classic menu items are taking over fast food, from Burger King’s Impossible Whopper to Subway’s Beyond Meatball Marinara sub. These menu items are nutritionally pretty similar to the classics that they are named after. Companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods aren’t aiming to produce a product that is necessarily better for […]

of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World ST. CROIX – Vaughn Benjamin, lead singer of Midnite and Akae Beka died suddenly on Monday. He was 50 years old. His death rocked the Virgin Islands community and the reggae world at large. Prayers, tributes, and condolences […]

Reggae/dancehall icon Sizzla is currently hospitalized following a motorcycle crash. Get-well wishes have begun to pour in for the reggae star after he reportedly sustained a broken ankle, following a motorcycle accident on Saturday. Sources inside Sizzla‘s camp confirmed with Urban Islandz on Tuesday that the singer was ‘out and stuntin’ on one of his […]

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain types of chronic pain, including pain resulting from nerve damage and inflammation. Processed variations of the cannabis plant are designed for those consumers who don’t necessarily want to smoke to achieve the desired effect. But when it comes […]

There is a common knowledge of Africans being the first humans on earth. Many people have heard this in passing, but do not believe it to be true. This is due to the fact that history has been altered and taught wrongly. The oldest human remains found by archaeologists is that of a Negro/brown/black person. […]

“Nappy” should make you happy. If you follow a Eurocentric standard of beauty it could destroy your self-esteem as a melanated man or woman. You will learn to hate your melanin, wish your hair was straight, and try to become something you are not. Listen here, contrary to popular belief having “nappy” hair is actually […]

When slavery is discussed in the media and is taught in schools, very little is mentioned of the strong and fierce resistance which Africans put up against the slavers and their accomplices. The bravery of African ancestors is often swept under the rug so that the new and coming generations would have a picture of […]

Plant-based versions of classic menu items are taking over fast food, from Burger King’s Impossible Whopper to Subway’s Beyond Meatball Marinara sub. These menu items are nutritionally pretty similar to the classics that they are named after. Companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods aren’t aiming to produce a product that is necessarily better for […]

Meet Nyakim Gatwech, the South Sudanese descent African American model who’s teaching people not to be afraid of the dark. With her deeply pigmented skin and fierce determination, the dark skin model is breaking down the barriers of conventional beauty and encouraging others to do the same. The 24-year-old African model and fashion icon, who […]

All over the world, Black people are subjected to all kinds of wickedness and inhumane treatments, and somehow the world keeps a blind eye and deaf ear to their plights. For decades, Black people have been used for labor, tortured, killed and had their organs harvested in China. But somehow these reports don’t grace the […]

By Benjamin Fearnow On 8/08/19 at 4:41 PM EDT NewsFbiAnimal rightsThreatRacism Leaked FBI documents indicate “black identity extremists” and animal rights activists are among the agency’s top counterterrorism priorities under President Donald Trump. The FBI’s priority list documents, obtained by The Young Turks Thursday, lay out the Bureau’s 2018 fiscal year focal points in counterterrorism, […]