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No More Mayhem with Mayweather – 3 Things Boxing’s Champ Should Consider While in Jail


By James L. Walker, Jr. – 

What a difference a few days can make. Less than three weeks after Floyd “Money” Mayweather – the sports world’s highest paid athlete – went to jail as part of his 90 day sentence for a domestic violence conviction, several things have changed.

His chief rival Manny Pacquiao – the world’s second richest athlete and long rated as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world – unceremoniously lost. And Mayweather, a five-division world champion and holder of eight world titles himself, also lost; not a match but rather his bid to leave jail early as a Las Vegas judge denied his motion protesting the lock-up’s bad food and lack of workout space.

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The Daily: A Charles Dickens scene from Baltimore [illustr.]

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Entertainment Health + Wellness

Jill Scott Interview w Cameo by Scott Parker



Jill Scott fans have noticed that the songstress and mother has been looking great lately. Well Jill’s shape isn’t a side effect of her awesome stage show, or her rigorous tour schedule, its the product of a better diet and working out. The talent behind that diet and workout is our very own Alumni Fitness expert Scott Parker (FAMU). Check out this press interview with Jill at Essence Music Fest. She is asked about her routine and gets a little back up on the topic.

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Spike Lee discusses the making of ‘If God Is Willing’ and ‘Da Creek Don’t Rise’

As the saga of New Orleans’s rebirth continues, so does director Spike Lee’s documentation of it. If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise, which premiered Aug. 23 on HBO, is his second four-hour documentary about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, following 2006’s Peabody Award–winning When the Levees Broke.

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Entertainment

How to Make it in America Ep. 4



Start watching now and thank us later. Executive produced by Mark Wahlberg (entourage) and set in NYC, I’m digging the show. Broker Entourage set in NYC’s Lower East Side.

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How to Make it in America Ep. 3



Executive produced by Mark Wahlberg (entourage) and set in NYC, I’m digging the show. The lead guy plays basically the same role he played in a movie opposite Uma Thurman (hottie) called Prime. Basically life and times of NYC Jew set to Hip-Hop. I get it. Its cool.