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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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Kanye West continues to find ways to cause a frenzy on social media over his bid to become President of the United States. On Tuesday night, Oct. 13, 2020, West shared on his Twitter page what appeared to be early voting results from a precinct in Kentucky. The results were published by Lexington-based news station…

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Tracee Ellis Ross is “happily single.” The “Black-ish” star doesn’t currently have a partner in her life but has said that while she’s “open to” the idea of finding someone to settle down with, she’s also more than happy with her “wonderful and robust experience of being single.” She explained: “I am happily single, though…

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John David Washington will join Margot Robbie and Christian Bale in David O. Russell’s latest movie. The Tenet star has signed up for the new movie — Russell’s first since 2015’s Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence — which is set to start shooting in Los Angeles in January, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie was…

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Rap icon Scarface has begun the process of getting a kidney transplant after initially resisting the idea of going through the difficult surgery earlier this year. The architect of the classic “Mind Playing Tricks of Me” explained to his 240,000 Twitter followers that getting a kidney is urgent and he is actively seeking donors from…

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The ACLU of Michigan in partnership with MichiganVoting.org, a coalition of statewide organizations, launched an aggressive information campaign designed to educate the public about their voting rights. Particularly important to this campaign, branded “40 Days of Early Voting,” is education around Proposal 3, which passed in 2018 and expands access to the ballot by authorizing…

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Colin Kaepernick, one of the most controversial athletes of the modern era, will be the subject of an upcoming docuseries on the social media platform Snapchat. Despite the fact that Kaepernick remains unemployed by the National Football League, he continues to get the bag through other ventures, such as his Nike endorsement and now through…

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The National Basketball Association has teamed up with ESPN in a campaign to highlight Black-owned businesses during the 2020 NBA Finals. The campaign is titled #ChampionBlackBusinesses, and the NBA is putting its vast spotlight on African American proprietors in the cities of the two teams competing for the championship — the Los Angeles Lakers and…

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