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For many high school athletes, once they graduate they miss the days of competition. But one Dallas man took nostalgia to the extreme and passed himself off as a student at several Dallas high schools. According to the Dallas News, Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, claimed to be a 17-year-old Hurricane Harvey survivor and was enrolled…

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The recent devastation wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria left a vast number of citizens homeless, hopeless and in desperate need of help and aggressive action in Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean. The lives of these victims remain imperiled due to lack of food, water, everyday essentials, and even access to communication.  Activist, founder and…

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The telethon for relief for Hurricane Harvey’s victims, “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief,” already has some serious star power behind it. Jamie Foxx announced the telethon earlier, and now that announcement has become reality, with Foxx, Beyoncé, Oprah, Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand, George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Reese Witherspoon all set…

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For nearly a week Hurricane Harvey hit Texas cities along the coast with catastrophic rainfall and flood waters, inundating Houston in particular. America witnessed rescue teams navigate boats through subdivisions which now resemble lakes. The imagery mainstream media portrayed gave the impression the only good Samaritans were White. There were no good-news stories of Blacks…

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Jamie Foxx is responding to Hurricane Harvey’s devastating impact on Houston by hosting a telethon. Foxx, who was born in Terrell, Texas, announced the big news via Instagram, writing, “Just wanted to let everyone in Texas know, we got you.” “From a fellow Texan, my heart goes out. My prayers go out. Sept. 12 we have…

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Rap superstar and activist T.I. went volcanic on megachurch pastor Joel Osteen, who dragged his feet about sheltering victims of Hurricane Harvey. After Osteen got eviscerated nationwide for not volunteering to help Houston residents displaced by flooding, the Lakewood Church leader decided to finally open his doors — even though he denied that they were closed in…

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The Houston Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own in the wake of Hurricane Harvey flooding. On Tuesday morning, police announced the discovery of the body of Sgt. Steve Perez, 60. Perez was a 34-year veteran of the force and was on his way to work on Sunday when his patrol…

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Houston’s Joel Osteen has a net worth over $50m and a church that holds 16,800 but this is all he’s offering. pic.twitter.com/rmhdWK6ZAO — Mark Elliott (@markmobility) August 28, 2017 HOUSTON — As the nation’s fourth largest city sinks beneath the merciless wrath of one of the worst natural disasters to ever befall southeast Texas, reducing proud…

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor facing off in Brooklyn, New York (Photo courtesy of Rosie Cohe /SHOWTIME)

Despite the fact that Hurricane Harvey is bearing down on the state of Texas, some folks on Twitter are more concerned about the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight. The warnings of 130 mph winds, 30 inches of rain and alligators roaming the street have many wondering if their cable or satellite TV service will work for…

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