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Actor Ricky Schroder Helped Pay Kyle Rittenhouse’s $2 Million Bail

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Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen accused in the fatal shooting of two people in August during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was released from custody after posting $2 million in bail. Actor Ricky Schroder also the CEO of MyPillow —and Trump supporter helped pay the teen’s $2 Million Bail. Through a statement released through his attorney Lin […]

Tabria Majors Receives Ivy Park Box After Epic Beyonce Tribute

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Plus-size model Tabria Majors broke the internet with her iconic tribute to Beyonce Knowles and she just received the coveted Ivy Park gift from the queen herself. Tabria wrote on her Twitter page: “You have a delivery from Beyonce” Advertisement WTF! Y’all already know me and @mttalves got something planned for this! In an 11-minute […]

[WATCH] Indoor Gatherings Causing Huge Increase In COVID-19 Cases

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United States Covid-19 numbers are at an all-time high since election day and cases are increasing in every state compared to last week. The United States reported more than 128,000 new coronavirus cases Friday as the number of fatalities nationwide exceeded 1,000 for the fourth consecutive day. The seven-day average of new cases was nearly […]

First Kanye, 50 Cent And Now Lil Wayne: We Need Our Men Today

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First it was Kanye, then 50 Cent and now Lil Wayne standing beside arguably— one of the most controversial presidents of our lifetime. At this very moment, the United States is struggling to find compassion. Today is the day to vote for the things that really made America great. The United States is in desperate […]

[WATCH] Former President Barack Obama Casually Hits 3-Pointer To Urge People To Vote

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Who doesn’t love Barack Obama?The former president of the United States recently surprised onlookers by hitting a spontaneous 3-pointer before casually walking off. The 44th president was in a Flint, Michigan gym on Saturday while on the campaign trail for Joe Biden, his former vice president. “That’s what I do,” Obama yelled after nailing the three, […]

[WATCH] ‘Jews For Trump’ Rally Turns Violent in Times Square

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The 2020 presidential election is less than 2 weeks away and emotions are raging high. A ‘Jews For Trump’ rally turned violent yesterday in Times Square, New York City.A caravan of Jewish Trump supporters met up with counter protesters in midtown Manhattan and the encounter led to a full on brawl. Men and women were […]

Rapper Remy Ma Touches On Dark Past and Not Twerking On New Song ‘The Mecca’

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Production giants Da Beatminerz—Mr. Walt and DJ Evil Dee did it again bringing their signature New York sound on ‘The Mecca’ inspired by the new Netflix film The Forty-Year-Old Version. Writer/director/star Radha Blank touches the unspoken nuances of being a hip hop artist. The song features Nas, Dave East, Styles P, and Ghostface Killah but […]

[WATCH] Trick Daddy Says Women Who Are Too Independent End Up Lonely

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Miami rapper and reality star Trick Daddy is no stranger to expressing his popular (or unpopular) opinion. Recently unleashing a load of his chauvinistic ideology on Instagram Live, the ‘Nann’ rapper explained why independent women have a hard time finding love. Trick explains that women who work too hard and are too independent won’t appreciate […]

Chika Reveals Photo of Her Skin Condition to ‘Challenge the Norms Of Social Media’

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Nigerian-American rapper/actress Chika recently posted a raw image of herself on her Instagram opening up about a skin condition that has troubled her. Titling her post ‘Skin Appreciation Post’, Chika mentions how people’s comments affect her and she wanted to ‘challenge the norms of social media’. Many women often suffer from embarrassing conditions privately scared […]

[WATCH] COVID-19 Cases Soar As 42 States Are Trending Up

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As fall approaches, coronavirus cases are soaring again in the U.S. in all but eight states. Hawaii, California, Arizona, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, Georgia, and Vermont are the exception to the rise in infections. These new cases, hospitalizations and deaths pushed the overall number of infections over 8 million and the death toll to more […]

Mental Health Awareness: Totality Wellness Introduces ‘This Is Our Future’ Series

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This month we celebrated World Mental Health Day and Totality Wellness Inc introduced a plethora of conversations discussing several mental health and wellness topics. A Seat on the Couch, introduced their ‘This is our Future Series’ focused on our youth, spotlighting the amazing things they are doing & offering our black & brown youth positive […]

[WATCH] Dining Inside The NBA Bubble During The Pandemic

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This year’s basketball season in the bubble was definitely one we will remember. Top chef Alexia Grant was one of the 10 chefs invited to cook for the players inside the infamous NBA bubble. From her kitchen at Disney World, she launched the pop-up restaurant Comfort Kitchen, specializing in Caribbean and Southern comfort food. Her food […]

The 3rd Annual BedStuy Film Festival Goes Virtual This Year

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This year, the third annual BedStuy Film Festival will occur as a virtual summit from October 23 – 25, 2020. Founded in 2017 by Nickie Robinson, the BedStuy Film Festival is a nonprofit organization that strives to increase diversity in the film industry through curated events, panels, and workshops. Since launching, the BedStuy Film Festival […]

[WATCH] Cops Alleged Man Killed His Child’s Mother Disguised As A Black Man

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A Texas man is being accused of killing the mother of his 1-year-old daughter and allegedly disguised himself as a black man wearing a fake beard and blackface. Andrew Charles Beard, 33, surrendered himself to Carrollton police after learning a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Beard is charged with murder in connection with […]

[WATCH] Why Usher, Lizzo, Ava Duvernay And More Choose Veganism

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Whether you use Instagram, or Facebook, veganism appears to be at an all time high. Celebrities are using their platforms to share their food transitions and experience with veganism. Usher, Lizzo and Ava Duvernay hall all expressed the need to spread the word with their fans.  Some people change their diet for health purposes using electric […]