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Angel Gomes, 16, becomes Manchester United’s youngest Premier League player since 1953. Also first player born in 2000 to play in Premier League
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Angel Gomes, 16, becomes Manchester United’s youngest Premier League player since 1953. Also first player born in 2000 to play in Premier League

MANCHESTER UNITED’S Angel Gomes made Premier League history yesterday (May 21) when he became the team’s youngest ever player since 1953. He also becomes the first ever player to play in the Premier League that was born in the year 2000, aged 16 years and 263 days. Angel, who was born on August 31 2000, came … Continue reading

Former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle graduates from medical school
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Former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle graduates from medical school

FORMER NFL star Myron Rolle has graduated from Florida State medical school. Myron, who was drafted by the Titans in the 2010 NFL Draft and later signed with the Steelers in 2012, will begin a neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He earned his master’s degree in medical anthropology … Continue reading

Meet Tiana Bell: The 22-year-old salon owner providing weaves and extensions for clients battling cancer
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Meet Tiana Bell: The 22-year-old salon owner providing weaves and extensions for clients battling cancer

MEET TIANA Bell, the 22-year-old founder of a salon in Michigan providing extensions, weaves, custom wigs, lashes to clients, specifically those battling cancer. Tiana’a mother was diagnosed with the disease in 2014 and, after starting chemotherapy, decided to shave off her hair. It was then that Tiana an avid wig-wearer, who had started a business … Continue reading

Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards
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Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards

IT WAS a double celebration for UK grime MC Skepta who picked up two gongs at this year’s prestigious Ivor Novello awards. The north London-born star was named Songwriter of the Year and also won Best Contemporary Song for Man, which sampled a Queens of the Stone Age track. Speaking at the event, he explained … Continue reading

Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation teams up with eBay to launch initiative helping underprivileged children pursue college degrees
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Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation teams up with eBay to launch initiative helping underprivileged children pursue college degrees

JAY Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation is partnering with eBay to help underprivileged young people pursue college degrees. The hip-hop mogul’s mother Gloria, who co-founded the foundation, helped orchestrate the charity auctions initiative which sends 100 percent of proceeds to the organisation’s education programs and scholarship fund. The campaign lasts 10 days and includes “unique experiences” … Continue reading

Solange writes open letter to teenage self for Teen Vogue: ‘There will be fear. A lot of it. There will be triumph. A lot of it’
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Solange writes open letter to teenage self for Teen Vogue: ‘There will be fear. A lot of it. There will be triumph. A lot of it’

SOLANGE KNOWLES covers this month’s Teen Vogue and in the issue, instead of an interview, the singer wrote an open letter to her teenage self. In the touching and powerful letter, the now 30-year-old looks back on her many phases, such as becoming a mother to her son Julez at 17 – marking that year … Continue reading

Stormzy ‘donates £9,000 to Harvard student’s crowdfunding campaign’
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Stormzy ‘donates £9,000 to Harvard student’s crowdfunding campaign’

BRITISH RAPPER Stormzy has helped a Harvard student raise the £12,000 she needed to cover the cost of her masters. The chart-topping wordsmith donated £9,000 to Fiona Asiedu’s crowdfunding campaign for her course in Human Development and Psychology at the prestigious institution. The campaign was brought to Stormzy’s attention after a friend of Fiona’s asked … Continue reading