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John Thompson

Legendary Coach John Thompson Dies at 78

Former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson has died. He was 78 years old.  Thompson was the first Black head coach to win an NCAA National Championship when his Hoyas defeated the Houston Cougars in 1984.  Thompson recruited and coached basketball legends Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning, Allen Iverson, and Dikembe Mutombo.   Thompson was voted into the… Read more »

Vandals Deface a Tina Turner Mural in North Carolina With Nazi Symbol

Employees at a popular record store in North Carolina say a mural the beloved, world-renown entertainer  Tina Turner was defaced with a red swastika. The mural is painted on the outside of Static Age Records in downtown Asheville, NC, according to the Citizen Times.   Workers say someone drew Nazi symbol after the close of business on December 23. The owner… Read more »

[PHOTOS] Andra Day Stars in the Billie Holiday Biopic Now Filming in Canada

It’s been talked about for a couple of years, and now it’s officially in production …  ‘IT’ is Lee Daniels‘ upcoming Billie Holiday biopic – ‘The United States Vs. Billie Holiday.’ According to the Daily Mail U.K., filming has been going on in Montreal, Canada for the past 6 weeks. Amazing songstress Andra Day portrays the legendary jazz… Read more »