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A large annual block party and cookout in southeast Washington, D.C., became the scene of carnage when multiple shooters opened fire on the crowd of hundreds, killing a teen father and injuring at least 20 others. According to WUSA9, a CBS affiliate, several gunmen were responsible for the shooting that popped off at a large…

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With schools opening across America, more reports have emerged of students testing positive for COVID-19. In Corinth, Mississippi, the Corinth School District decided to reopen schools for in-person learning on July 27, according to CBS Interactive. Within five days, a student tested positive for COVID-19. The positive COVID-19 test led to school officials sending 116…

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Lizzo has signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios. The “Juice” hitmaker will work with the tech giants to develop television projects to exclusively debut on Amazon Prime Video, according to an announcement made during Amazon’s Television Critics Association summer press tour on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Lizzo said in a statement: “I’m so excited…

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The citizens of St. Louis County belive that District Attorney Wesley Bell provided false hope in the case involving the death of Michael Brown. Bell, who is Black, made national headlines in 2018 after he ran against the long-time District Attorney Bob McCulloch, who is White, according to the Associated Press. During his campaign, Lewis…

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Former President Barack Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Congressman John Lewis. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the 44th U.S. president shared details of Lewis’ upbringing and rise as a civil rights leader during the ceremony, which took place at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. “I’ve come here today, because I, like so many…

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Civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis, is being celebrated on July 30, 2020, at Ebenezer Baptist  Church in Atlanta. Dignitaries in attendance include former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. Obama will eulogize Lewis. On Friday, July…

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In a press statement, U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak released the following statement on Wednesday, July 29, 2020: Atlanta City Councilman Antonio Brown has been indicted on multiple fraud charges in connection with Brown’s attempts to defraud several financial institutions by taking out loans and making credit card purchases – and then falsely claiming…

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Oprah Winfrey‘s monthly magazine is ending its print edition after two decades. O, The Oprah Magazine was founded by the 66-year-old television icon and Hearts Communications in 2000, but the publication will become “more digitally centric” at the end of the year. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, a representative for Hearst Magazines said:…

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