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Cannabis, Entertainment, Marijuana, marijuana farm, Mike Tyson, Top Stories, Tyson Ranch -

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has become a big proponent of cannabis for medical purposes and now he’s shopping a comedy show loosely based on his life as a grower, according to multiple news organizations. Earlier this year, Tyson celebrated the launch of Tyson Ranch, his marijuana farm in the Mojave Desert in California, where […]

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Aretha Franklin, Emmanuel Stewart, Joe Louis, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Thomas Hearns -

As we mourn the loss of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, there is a relatively unknown chapter of her life that her fans of her music might not know about. She was one of the great boxing aficionados of her day. The Queen’s favorite pastime was watching boxing matches. Her lifelong interest in boxing […]

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Black History, Boxing, Hip-Hop, Jamie Foxx, Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Rape, Robin Givens, Sexual Assault, TLC, Tupac Shakur -

To stump Jamie Foxx? That takes a lot of work. But Mike Tyson pulled it off. The two celebrities have been connected for nearly 30 years, the boxer being a frequent and willing muse for Foxx. But recently they were discussing the actor’s long-anticipated, Martin Scorsese-directed biopic of the mercurial pugilist. During the conversation, Tyson, […]

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#MeToo, Biopic, Boxing, Entertainment, Mike Tyson, News, Opinion -

Writer William E. Ketchum III thinks Mike Tyson's upcoming biopic will bring the boxing champ's past assault allegations back in the spotlight and he wonders how Tyson's narrative as a "reformed" man will land in the #MeToo movement.

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Mike Tyson, National, national anthem protests, Neiko Thorpe, News, Race, Seattle Seahawks, Woman Harasses Seahawks Players -

Sound up pic.twitter.com/HsHEeKLfJ8 — Neiko Thorpe (@Neiko15) March 12, 2018 Two Seattle Seahawks players […]

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Azalea Banks, Chrisette Michele, Donald Trump, Entertainment, Kanye West, Mary Mary, Mike Tyson, Stacey Dash, Terrell Owens, Tina Campbell -

Everyone has a right to their own beliefs and opinions, but we’re still struggling to reconcile the fact that there are black folks who support Donald Trump. The president has made no secret of the fact that our issues are not at the top of his list but that hasn’t deterred this dumb-founding list of […]

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Bernie Casey, Enes Kanter, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Durant, Midwestern State Mustangs, Mike Tyson, Oklahoma City Thunder, Robert Grays, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter opened up about former teammate Kevin Durant’s Twitter antics. While appearing on CBS Sports Radio on Wednesday, the Turkish big man was candid about the comments Durant tweeted about his former team using what he thought was one of his alias accounts. “We now know how he […]

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All Day, Charlie Murphy, Daily Dose, David Fizdale, Mike Tyson, Roc-A-Fella Records -

The great Domonique Foxworth graced us with his presence for the podcast Wednesday, which is fun. We talked about Kendrick Lamar and Carmelo Anthony’s situation, and Terrika Foster-Brasby talked to Alabama’s Jonathan Allen. Today is April 20, one of the strangest days on the calendar. The Today in History for this date has tons of […]

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Black History Month, Daily Uplift, Elijah Muhammad, I Believe I Can Fly, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, R. Kelly -

1870 — Hiram Rhodes Revels becomes the first African-American to serve in the U.S. Congress as the first African-American senator As a young man, Hiram Rhodes Revels was an ordained minister who traveled the country educating African-Americans and, of course, preaching. During those trips, Revels would do his religious work but also maintain peace, working […]

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Black History Month, Buster Douglas, Daily Uplift, Mike Tyson, Nelson Mandela -

1977 – First black secretary of the Army confirmed Clifford Alexander Jr. would hold the position of secretary of the army until the end of President Jimmy Carter’s term. 1989 – Barbara C. Harris was ordained as a bishop in the Episcopal Church Barbara C. Harris was ordained bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of […]

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All Day, Chris Brown, Hip-Hop, Mike Tyson, Music, Rap, Soulja Boy -

You might be asking yourself, what does the Soulja Boy vs. Chris Brown bout need to spice it up? Answer: not a Mike Tyson diss track. This foolishness, titled If You Show Up, that the former heavyweight champion of the world released is total garbage. What’s a shame is that we were borderline here for […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson -

When boxers Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield pummeled each other with punches for the first time on Nov. 9, 1996, they did so for a fight that was billed with the tagline “Finally” during its promotion. It was a bout that had been scheduled as far back as 1990. And after Holyfield snatched one of […]

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Alex One, All Day, Graffiti, Mike Tyson, Street Art Sundays, T-Kid -

T-Kid is as legendary in the graffiti game as Mike Tyson is in the boxing world. But this time, he posted a piece from an artist named Alex One, who is French. This tremendous portrait of Tyson looking thoughtful if not regal, on some level, is from a festival in Vitry-sur-Seine, which is a suburb […]

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Boxing, Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Roy Jones Jr., Sugar Ray Leonard -

Shortly after the announcement that Muhammad Ali died on Friday after a long bout with Parkinson’s disease, former two-time world champion Paul Malignaggi took to Twitter to sum up his thoughts on the legend: “Any Fighter who ever strived to be & act like The Greatest took their cue from one man. #RIP, Muhammad Ali.” […]

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all-time best boxers, boxing, floyd mayweather, Joe Louis, marvin hagler, max smelling, Mike Tyson, muhammad ali, Sports, sugar ray leaonard, Sugar Ray Robinson -

Floyd Mayweather, whose legacy will be written in less than two weeks against Manny Pacquiao, […]

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boxing, buster douglas, epic fall, Mike Tyson, muhammad ali, nba all-star weekend, Sports -

Twenty-five years ago today, Mike Tyson lost to someone named James “Buster” Douglas in an […]

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Akon, Black Celebrities, dave chapelle, drake, Editor's Picks, Ice Cube, Lauren London, List, Malcolm X, Mike Tyson, muhammad ali, religion, Tina Turner -

The late King of Pop Michael Jackson converted from Jehovah’s Witness to Islam.     Actress […]

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boxing, Jamie Foxx, Mike Tyson, muhammad ali, Spike Lee, Sports -

Mike Tyson’s mercurial, controversial, sad and accomplished life will be played out on the big […]

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Donna Summer, Fantasia, Gary Coleman, Halle Berry, Jr., Ken Griffey, List, Mike Tyson, Paul Robeson, richard pryor, Sammy Davis Jr., Tina Turner -

Ken Griffey Jr. In 1988, former All-Star baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. attempted suicide. According […]

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Boxing, Broadway, Entertainment, Mike Tyson, Spike Lee, Stage, The Undisputed Truth, Theater -

NEW YORK (AP) - Pounding out the details of his personal life on a Broadway stage doesn't seem to faze Mike Tyson...

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Black History, Denzel Washington, Director, Entertainment, Malcolm X, Manhattan Mini Storage, Mike Tyson, Spike Lee -

theGRIO REPORT - Spike Lee has offered to pay off Malcolm X’s Manhattan estate storage debt. The Manhattan Mini storage management has reportedly threatened to auction off items...

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Boxing, Broadway, Entertainment, Mike Tyson, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Opinion, Spike Lee, Sports, Video -

OPINION - The former prizefighter has paired up with director Spike Lee to bring his one-man show The Undisputed Truth to Broadway, a highly anticipated debut for both. It’s a promising pairing bound to entertain audiences, but at what cost?...

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Black Energy, Boxing, Energy Drink, Entertainment, Europe, FoodCare, Mike Tyson, Poland -

theGRIO REPORT - Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson is putting down the gloves and hitting an all new market...

The post Mike Tyson promotes new ‘Black Energy’ drink appeared first on theGrio.

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Entertainment, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live, LeBron James, Miami Heat, Mike Tyson, Video -

On a recent episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mike Tyson performed his tribute song to LeBron James of the Miami Heat entitled... 'Lebron James'...

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Broadway, Direct, Entertainment, Mike Tyson, Spike Lee, Sports, The Undisputed Truth -

theGRIO REPORT - Spike Lee will reportedly take over as director of Mike Tyson's one-man show when it comes to Broadway....

The post Spike Lee in final talks to direct Mike Tyson Broadway show appeared first on theGrio.

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