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Young Buck continues to make the news for things that don’t pertain to his music. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, the Nashville-based rapper was involved in a domestic dispute, according to TMZ. Young Buck and his girlfriend, Lucresia Neil, were in Hendersonville, Tennessee, when the incident occurred. Neil allegedly fired a gunshot at the rapper…

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Ice Cube has caught backlash since it was revealed that he helped the Republican presidential campaign with its so-called “Platinum Plan.” On Oct. 14, 2020, Katrina Pierson, senior adviser to the president’s reelection campaign, announced that the rapper helped with the Platinum Plan, a $500 billion package proposed by Republicans to help the Black community.…

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50 Cent could be another Black celebrity who sides with the current president. On Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, 50 Cent apparently was watching a news station when he shared a photo on social media of Joe Biden’s reported tax rate on the rich. The image claimed that Biden’s proposed tax rates on the rich would…

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The nation was shocked at the untimely passing of actor Chadwick Boseman. On Aug. 28, it was announced that the Howard University graduate had died at the age of 43. During his illustrious career, Boseman starred in films that included 42, Get On Up, Marshall, Black Panther, and Da 5 Bloods.  Boseman reportedly died of…

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Ayesha Curry nearly broke the internet on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, when she decided to debut a new look. The wife of NBA star Steph Curry posted a photo on Instagram wearing a blonde wig with the caption, “Mom goes blonde (temporarily).” The post was viewed nearly 2.5 million times in 15 hours. But while Ayesha…

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Memphis rapper Young Dolph is facing a lawsuit for reportedly posting a video of a woman twerking. On Oct. 16, the lawsuit was filed by Akeisha Norris, a former sergeant in the Army National Guard, according to Hip-Hop DX. While Young Dolph was promoting his 2018 Role Model album, he, or someone from his social…

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A White teacher in Florida is seeking another job after making racist statements during a virtual classroom session. The incident occurred during virtual learning at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Florida, according to WFTV. During a discussion in social studies class, a student commented that “some Black people live in communities where cops do not…

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Individuals who are serving time in prison are eligible to receive $1,200 stimulus checks. Judge O Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the United States government could not legally withhold stimulus checks from prisoners, according to CNBC. With the ruling, 85,000 prisoners will be…

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The future of diversity training is in jeopardy. On Oct. 16, it was revealed that Texas State University decided to “pause” its employee diversity training, according to The Texas Tribune.  The move comes after the White House issued an executive order, which banned diversity training by calling it anti-racism, divisive, and anti-American. Signed on Sept.…

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Atlanta police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Byrd, 70, was reportedly found dead on Oct. 3 shortly after midnight. Atlanta police discovered Byrd with multiple gunshots in the back. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Following up on tips, Atlanta…

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