As America’s Civil War raged, with the enslavement of millions of people hanging in the balance, African Americans didn’t just sit on the sidelines. Whether enslaved, escaped or born free, many sought to actively affect the outcome.
The music world has lost another legend.
According to Variety, Black country artist Charley Pride died Saturday at the age of 86. His publication relations team confirmed the tragedy to the outlet, stating Pride died at his Dallas home from complications due to COVID-19. His death came about a month after he performed at the 54th Annual Country Music Association Awards, where was also presented with the Lifetime Achievement award.
After Youtube star Jake Paul flattened former Knicks star Nate Robinson in their undercard match on the Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. exhibition match, the boxing world has decided the Pauls — Jake and his brother Logan — are for real. So no less than undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather has announced an exhibition match with Logan Paul, whose last big fight was as a cruiserweight (junior heavyweight) against English Youtuber and rapper KSI in November 2019.