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Wait, What?! Disney World Reopens As COVID-19 Cases Surge In Florida

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Walt Disney World Resort in Florida has officially reopened amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. This comes four months after the park closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened their gates on Saturday morning. However, this not the first Disney resort to reopen. Advertisement Three Disney theme parks in […]

Black Twitter Defends Jill Scott as Stans Reaffirm Her Beauty

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Black Twitter celebrated Jill Scott last night and came for one person who questioned the online ardor. Football linebacker, Kyle Qeiro who’s previously played for the Dallas Cowboys, tweeted his disbelief that anyone would find the soul singer attractive. “People are attracted to JILL SCOTT!?” Queiro questioned, adding, “And by no means is she ugly, […]

Highly Disrespectful! Melania Trump Statue Torched in Her Hometown

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Apparently, First Lady, Melania Trump isn’t as beloved as she once was in her hometown. A wooden sculpture of Melania Trump was found torched near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia. On top of that, it was done the night of the Fourth of July! Advertisement Brad Downey, a Berlin-based American artist who commissioned the sculpture, […]

Facebook Audits Itself and Catches a Civil Rights Fade

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On Wednesday, Facebook released the results of a two-year long audit and they were not good. According to the report, the company made decisions that “represent significant setbacks for civil rights.” Carried out by civil rights attorney Laura W. Murphy, and the law firm Relman Colfax, the team conducted interviews with more than 100 civil […]

Ralo Granted $250,000 Bond on Federal Drug Case

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Atlanta rapper Ralo has been given a second chance to come home. According to reports, on Monday, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division granted him a $250,000 bond. This is following his 2018 arrest on four federal counts of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with […]

Brooks Brothers Files For Bankruptcy, Investigating Racist History

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The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed retail giant Brooks Brothers. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection from creditors on Wednesday. It is currently searching for a buyer. Advertisement The retailer, founded in 1818, boasts of having dressed 40 U.S. presidents and countless investment bankers. Early to the office-casual look, it became known […]

It’s Going Down! Harvard and MIT Sue the Trump Administration

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Institutions of higher learning are coming for Trump for playing with their bread. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Wednesday sued the Trump administration. The lawsuit is over their guidance for not allowing foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester. Advertisement Earlier this week, Harvard announced all course instruction will […]

Jamaica’s High Commissioner Wants Britain to Confront Its Slavery Past

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Jamaica’s High Commissioner has called for an ‘open discussion’ on Britain’s role in the slave trade. He said Commonwealth countries ‘needs to address the elephant in the room’. Seth George Ramocan said that while today’s generation is not responsible for ‘dehumanizing’ people through the slave trade, the same mindset ‘still exists in a more subtle […]

Nurse-Midwife Lorna M. Johnson Details How To Protest During COVID-19

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As the protest movement continues globally, the cases of COVID-19 have also spiked around the country. Lorna M. Johnson (MSN, NM, NP), a Los Angeles-based nurse-midwife, is speaking out to the brave citizens protesting for justice. “You have to be healthy to fight for justice – the virus is still among us and does not […]

Chinese City Has Case of Bubonic Plague? No Seriously

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As if 2020 couldn’t get any scarier health-wise, the bubonic plague has returned. A city in northern China on Sunday sounded an alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague was reported. A third-level warning alert was issued on Sunday by the Bayannaoer health commission. A hospital in northern China’s Inner Mongolia reported one suspected […]

Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized in Rochester, NY Park

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Over the Fourth of July weekend, a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester, NY. The destruction came on the anniversary of one of Douglass most famous speeches, “What Is The Fourth To The Slave” delivered in that city in 1852. According to reports, the statue of Douglass was taken […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Some NBA Teams Have Shut Practice Facilities Because COVID-19

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As the NBA gets ready to restart the season, the coronavirus is throwing a wrench in their training plans. The Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings shut down their practice facilities on Sunday, according to reports. The closure came after receiving the results of a recent round of testing for the coronavirus. What is not known […]

SOURCE SPORTS: UFC’s Gilbert Burns is Out, Usman vs. Masvidal Targeted

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Gilbert Burns was forced out of the UFC 251 main event title afyer testing positive for COVID-19. He was supposed to fight against welterweight champ, Kamaru Usman. However, it looks like Jorge Masvidal might step in on short notice. According to reports, talks have begun and both sides believe there is a path to making […]

A Protester In Seattle was Killed When Car Sped Into Freeway Protests

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The protest movement has another casualty, this time in Seattle. A vehicle sped past a police barrier and into protesters on a freeway overnight in Seattle. One person has been killed and one hospitalized in serious condition. 24-year-old Summer Taylor died Saturday evening at Harborview Medical Center, according to reports. Advertisement Diaz Love, 32, remains […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Cleveland Indians Reviewing Name Change

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The name change revolution in sports has now touched baseball. The Cleveland Indians days might be over soon. The organization said Friday night that they will review their long-debated nickname. It has been in place for 105 years. Advertisement “We are committed to making a positive impact in our community and embrace our responsibility to […]

Cops Fired Over Photos of Chokehold Used on Elijah McClain

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Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenacting the chokehold used on Elijah McClain. McCain was the 23-year-old Black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street in a Denver suburb. One of the officers fired is Jason Rosenblatt. He helped stop McClain in August for wearing a ski […]