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May 15, 2019

Is Jussie Smollett’s Career Permanently Damaged Now That Empire Is Canceled?

Reputation management expert Ryan McCormick checks in with CollegeHipHop to explain why Jussie Smollett's career is over.

Apr 1, 2019

FAMU Law Students Explain Importance Of Networking

Almost 200 law students gathered for an evening of power networking.

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Mar 30, 2019

College Admission Scandal Grew Out Of A System That Was Ripe For Corruption

Is anyone who has gone through this system really that surprised over the college admissions scandal?

Mar 26, 2019

College Cheating Scandal Shows Why Elite Colleges Should Use A Lottery To Admit Students

Activists have been complaining about the current system for years. Do they have a better way?

Mar 19, 2019

Jussie Smollett Attack: Why Americans Outrage First and Ask Questions Later

Does the Jussie Smollett issue "point" to a deeper problem with our thinking?

Mar 12, 2019

Fyre Debacle Shows How Smaller Acts Can Get Burned In Modern Music Economy

The Fyre Festival was more than just a scam. It also shows how hard it can be for artists to make a living in the new music economy.

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Mar 8, 2019

Don’t Be Fooled By Fake Images And Videos Online

Sometimes you cannot believe anything you see or hear, thanks to artificial intelligence.

Stay Woke When You’re Having Sex: Nonconsensual Porn Is Becoming A Real Problem

A growing trend could put your reputation at risk and your sex life on the Internet.

Rap Music And Threats Of Violence: A Case For The Supreme Court To Decide

A little-known rapper from Pittsburgh is testing the Supreme Court's limits regarding the right to free speech, in a big way.

FAMU Law Interns On Their Way To Changing The Prison, Educational Systems

Two students presented their legal projects to 120 senior officials representing Florida’s 40 NAACP branches.

Jan 30, 2019

Fyre Festival Fiasco: Exploitation of Caribbean Islanders Highlights Colonial Legacy of Tourism

The Fyre Festival offers up a unique opportunity to look at the impact colonialism and touring has had on the Caribbean islands.

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Jan 29, 2019

Child Abuse Non-Profit Offers The Music Industry Advice On How To Stop The Next R. Kelly

A nationally-known nonprofit organization has some advice for the music industry in the wake of the R. Kelly scandal.

Jan 28, 2019

Blocboy JB’s Lawyer And The Argument Against “Fortnite” Over Stolen Dance Moves

Blocboy JB is the latest artist to take on the makers of the hit game "Fortnite" over "swiped" dance moves.

Jan 28, 2019

Van Jones Is Ready For Prison Reform With Meek Mill & Jay-Z’s REFORM Alliance

Van Jones is on board to lead Jay-Z and Meek Mill's REFORM Alliance.

Jan 3, 2019

Becoming A Doctor Could Be A Great Career Choice – If You Are A Black Man

There is a nationwide shortage of black male doctors in the United States, and one man is doing something about it.

Dec 20, 2018

From Lawyer To Rapper: Lemzi Tackles Social Issues Through Music

Lemzi gave up his career as a lawyer so he could tackle important social issues using hip-hop.

Dec 10, 2018

Jay-Z’s $200-Million Clothing Battle Could Be Game Changer For Black Lawyers The World Over

Jay-Z recently won a temporary decision from a New York court to halt the process on the grounds there aren’t enough black arbitrators.

Nov 26, 2018

These Three Students Earned Famu Law Rattler For Justice Scholarships

Famu Law is aggressively seeking out - and rewarding - some of the brightest law students in the country.

Oct 18, 2018

FAMU Is Changing Students Into “Rattlers For Justice”

Florida A&M recently unveiled a brand-spanking-new website for their law students.

Dec 5, 2017

The Feds Have A Super Secretive Program To Scan Tattoos And Track You

The government is able to scan and track people based on their tattoos thanks to a top-secret project underway.

Aug 4, 2017

This Young Hacker Saved the World From A Huge Attack…So Why’s He In Jail Now?

A 23-year-old hacker from the U.K. named, Marcus Hutchins who is responsible for stopping a global cyber attack.

Jul 29, 2017

How Public Feuds On Social Media And Reality TV Play Out In Court

Shontavia Johnson Professor of Intellectual Property Law, at Drake University breaks down social media behavior and how it translates to the courts

Jul 25, 2017

How Steve Madden Went From Jailbird to Billionaire

Steve Madden went from having billions to being a jailbird. Now he is giving back...

Jul 20, 2017

The Juice is Loose: Five Facts About OJ Simpson’s Parole Hearing

O.J. Simpson will be back on the street this October. Check out five facts about the case...

Jul 12, 2017

A Gun At A Waterpark Almost Gets NFL Player Adolphus Washington Killed By Cops

A trip to a waterpark with a gun almost got Adolphus Washington killed by the cops

May 4, 2017

J. Cole’s “Neighbors” Video: What Does It Mean?

J Cole's "Neighbors" video made a strong point about race but it also confused some fans...

Apr 30, 2017

Facebook’s Revenge Porn Data Base Could Be The Jackpot For Hackers

Facebook has a huge database of revenge porn...

Apr 25, 2017

College Professor Who Was Once A Bankrobber Shows Students How To Do It Right

Read how this guy went from robbing banks to teaching students!

Jan 3, 2017

This “Drug Kingpin” Earned His Law Degree And Got His Life Sentence Tossed

Read the amazing story of a man who was sentenced to life, until he earned his law degree and represented himself to get the charges dismissed.

Feb 5, 2016

Congress Debates Wu-Tang Album, Martin Shkreli Makes Hilarious Faces

An epic battle in Hip-Hop took place today in the halls of congress. Martin Shkreli, the guy who infamously raised the price of Turing Pharmaceuticals’ AIDS drugs 5,000%, sat in front of a congressional panel. Shkreli also copped a one of a kind Wu-Tang Clan album for $2 million and was called to testify in front of a congressional hearing over his antics.

Jan 27, 2016

Internet Legend Kim Dotcom Shows Off Rapping Ability And His New Money

Megaupload.com founder Kim Dotcom may be in international legal trouble, but that hasn't stopped the Internet legend from balling out. You would never be able to recognize that the 42-year-old Internet entrepreneur was "broke” in his new video "Good Life.”

Jan 20, 2016

Mos Def’s International Drama: Just What The Hell Is A “World Passport”?!

"I'm being prevented from leaving, unjustly, unlawfully, without any logical reason." - Mos Def

Jan 12, 2016

El Chapo’s Sons Flaunt Their Wealth Like Hip-Hop Stars

El Chapo's sons Ivan Guzman and Alfredo Guzman seem to take pleasure in flaunting the amount of money they're raking in from The Sinaloa Cartel’s drug operations. Both Guzman’s have unverified Twitter accounts that showcase the insane sum of money both of these guys are sitting on.

Jan 5, 2016

Segway Accuses Swagway of Swagger Jacking in Lawsuit Over “Swag”

Those pesky hoverboards of doing more than causing problems at airports and landing people like Mike Tyson on their asses. The popularity of the hoverboards has triggered a lawsuit by the device’s original creators Segway, over the common Hip-Hop term "swag.”

Dec 30, 2015

Bill Cosby Charged With Sexual Assault, Arrest Warrant Issued

Bill Cosby has been charged with felony counts of assault over a 2004 incident!!!