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Texas Stepmom Gets Sentenced To  28 Years In Prison For Starving Her 5 Year Old Stepson And Leaving Him In A “Harry Potter” Crawl Space For Days

Texas “mother,” Tammi Bleimeyer, has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for causing serious bodily injury to her stepson, whom she kept inside a crawlspace the family called the “Harry Potter Room”. In 2014, police discovered the child in terrible condition, malnourished and only weighing 29 lbs. Assistant District …

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Prada Faces Backlash After Selling Blackface-Like Monkey Charms

The popular fashion brand #Prada is facing a lot of heat after its New York store was seen selling monkey-like figurines with large red lips that appear to be mirroring blackface. On Thursday (Dec. 13) images taken of a Prada store in Soho, Manhattan showed the blackface-like monkey charms. The …

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Shakira Charged For Tax Evasion in Spain

Shakira has been charged with tax evasion in Spain for her alleged failure to pay $16.4m in taxes between 2012 and 2014.  According to the Guardian, Spanish prosecutors claimed the Colombian superstar avoided paying millions in taxes by claiming to live in the Bahamas while residing in Catalonia. In docs …

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The Value Of The Black Dollar

Secure the bag has become a popular phrase in Black culture, but aside from getting money, do you know the true value of the dollars we amass as a community? While it’s no secret that African Americans are seemingly a minority in the total US population, consumers of color spend …

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