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NBA Extends Community Testing Program As Part of Orlando Season Restart

NBA Extends Community Testing Program As Part of Orlando Season Restart

While fans are ready to see the clash of The New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the NBA is continuing to keep the community first. The league announced on July 29, a new community testing program that will provide thousands of no-cost COVID-19 PCR tests […]

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 […]

Four Years Ago Today The Pulse Nightclub Shooting Shocked The World

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Four years ago Friday, a gunman opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando’s SoDo neighborhood, killing 49 people and injuring dozens of others. The impacts of the attack are still felt across the world years later. Murals and rainbows dot the city serving as a reminder that we will not let hate win. Governor Rod […]

Caesar Emanuel to Add Black Ink Tattoo Studio to Philadelphia

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Owner of Black Ink Tattoo Studio, Caesar Emanuel, revealed on Instagram Monday that he is building a new Black Ink tattoo studio to the city of Brotherly Love. Emanuel posted a photo of him signing what is believed to be the building lease for the popular South Street location he is pursuing. This announcement comes […]

Celebrities Band Together to Benefit Orlando Months After Mass Shooting

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The deadly mass shooting at an Orlando night club tragically altered the lives of those present, and added to the violence of this summer and United States history. On Friday, August 19, several celebrities will come together to pay tribute to the lives lost with a special event in Los Angeles titled onePULSE: A Benefit […]

Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez & More Join For “Hands (A Song For Orlando)”

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Music’s biggest stars have come together for a greater cause, collaborating on a tribute song for the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida last month. Produced by BloodPop, Mark Ronson and Justin Tranter, the song “Hands (A Song For Orlando)” features a lineup of 25 artists that includes: Mary J. Blige, […]

#NoBillNoBreak: Is This The Breaking Point of The Gun Control Debate?

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“If we’re breaking one rule, we might as well break a lot of them.” According to Representative Emanuel Cleaver, these were the words uttered by Congressman John Lewis just moments after House Speaker Paul Ryan adjourned the House of Representatives and shut down it’s live feed to C-Span, cutting the public off from the unusual […]

One Week Following Orlando Shooting, US Senate Rejects Four Gun Control Proposals

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It was just one week ago that people everywhere woke up to horrifying news of what is now deemed the worst mass shooting in modern American history, as a gunman entered an Orlando nightclub and proceeded to kill 49 victims while injuring countless more—only one day after rising singer-songwriter Christina Grimmie was gunned down in the […]

Filibuster Ends With Announcement That GOP Will Hold Gun Votes

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After spending nearly 15 hours straight talking about gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and other Senate Democrats relinquished the floor early Thursday morning [June 16], according to Politico. This comes after the tragedy in Orlando, FL, where 49 people lost their lives after a gunman shot up a gay club. The chamber is likely […]

Wife Of Orlando Gunman Could Face Charges Soon

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According to other media reports, the wife of the gunman responsible for taking 49 lives and injuring countless others at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning [June 12] could soon be charged in connection with the shooting. Officials say Noor Salman, the 30-year old wife of the gunman, knew something about what was to occur […]

Adele Gets Emotional During Concert Dedication to Orlando Victims

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We started this week off in sorrow as we mourn the losses from the deadliest mass shooting in American history to date [Sunday, June 12]. The Orlando massacre has us all reevaluating life, values, equality and unconditional love. Furthermore, Adele is not your typical publicity stunt artist. She has proved on multiple occasions how unfazed […]

Highlights From The 70th Annual Tony Awards

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The 70th Annual Tony Awards took place Sunday night [June 12] in New York City honoring the best shows to hit Broadway. Faces lit up as Hamilton took home a whopping 11 awards. This year’s Tony Awards was filled with music, dance, and laughter as British TV host James Corden set the tone for a fun-filled, light-hearted award […]

What We Know So Far About Orlando Mass Shooting Suspect Omar Mateen

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Omar Mateen, the 29-year-old U.S.-born gunman behind America’s worse mass shooting attack in history that took place this morning [Sunday, June 12] at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida apparently had a a violent history of beating his ex-wife, among other details currently emerging. Mateen’s ex-wife has come forward with the striking confession of being consistently […]

The Tony Awards Continue

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Despite the horrifying attack at Pulse, a well-known gay night club in Orlando, Fla., the Tony Awards continue tonight [Sunday, June 12] at 8 p.m. EST. The biggest broadway award show is being held at the Beacon Theater in New York despite the tragedy that struck the nation this morning. The organizers of the Tony Awards tweeted this morning, “Our hearts […]