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Rapper Saweetie threw shade at real men on a recent Instagram live with boyfriend Quavo, stating, “and if he not getting you a Birkin, and if he not paying for your bills, then throw that n—- back to the streets. OK?” The Birkin, a high-end tote bag created by French designer Hermès, is known as…

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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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Big Sean gave shocking insight into his business relationship with Kanye West. While speaking with Fat Joe on Instagram Live, Sean spoke about West giving him his first advance to sign with his G.O.O.D Music imprint that’s distributed by Def Jam. “[Kanye] just signed me because he heard me rap,” Big Sean told Fat Joe.…

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There’s an economic cost to racism. According to a report, “Closing the Racial Inequality Gaps: The Economic Cost of Black Inequality in the U.S.,” conducted by Citigroup and released on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, the American economy is suffering due to discrimination and racist acts against Blacks. The report broke down the value lost by…

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Morehouse School of Medicine students are set to receive a major financial boost, initiated by Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as the former NY mayor and presidential candidate is pledging $26 million to the school. According to multiple sources, the investment will cover currently enrolled students to the tune of $100,000. “This historic investment in…

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Michael Persaud and his brothers, Mark and Irwin Persaud, understand the value of leveraging culture. After years of working in the fields of music, media and entertainment with companies such as Quincy Jones’ Qwest/Warner Brothers Records and RCA Records, the Persaud brothers decided to delve into the financial arena. They now serve as wealth management…

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After winning a lawsuit centered around discrimination in the workplace, a Michigan man ran into another round of discrimination from his bank. Sauntore Thomas initially sued his former employer, Enterprise Leasing Company of Detroit, for racial discrimination. Details of the lawsuit and settlement remain confidential, according to the Detroit Free Press. On Wednesday, Jan. 22,…

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A pastor in Chicago peddled religion for a payday. Rev. Clarence Smith, Jr. allegedly used his storefront church, New Life Impact Church in the Lawndale neighborhood, as a way to make himself wealthy, according to New York Post. Rev. Smith, 45, allegedly defrauded the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program that is administered by…

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Dame Dash is facing another lawsuit. The outspoken entrepreneur and former music executive is being sued for sexual assault, according to The Blast. According to the lawsuit, Dash hired Monique Bunn to shoot photos in April 2019. Bunn stayed with Dash and his family at their Los Angeles home. On April 19, 2019, Dash allegedly…

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