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Meek Mill Talks Criminal Justice Reform, Growing Up In North Philly and Explains His Juvenile Record on CNN: “Pointing a Gun at an Officer is Suicide For a Young Black Man, I’ve Never Thought About Committing Suicide In My Life”

On Saturday, Meek Mill sat down with CNN’s Michael Smerconish to discuss his new album, “Championships,” criminal justice reform, North Philly, and how the violent environment affected his future. To kick off the conversation, the two discussed Meek’s thoughts on the criminal justice system, as he compared the penitentiary to …

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“I Was His Peace, He Was My Headache”

“I was your lover and your secretary, working every day of the week. Was at the job when no one else was there, helping you get on your feet”. Y’all forgot the lyrics to “Not Gon Cry” and the storyline of the movie, “Waiting To Exhale”? Didn’t Auntie Mary’s song …

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The Social Media Effect

Are you old enough to remember life before social media? The days of long telephone cords and cordless phones. When you knew everyone’s number by heart and call waiting was the best thing in the world? When you actually went outside to enjoy life versus wasting hours scrolling to see …

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Marc Lamont Hill Fired From CNN After Controversial Speech on Israel, Defends Speech In Series of Tweets: “No Amount of Debate Will Change What I Actually Said Or What I Meant”

On Thursday, CNN announced in an email that the network had parted ways with its contributor, #MarcLamontHill. Although the network did not give a reason or explanation, the firing came after Hill called for countries to boycott Israel in solidarity with Palestinians.  “We have an opportunity to not just offer …

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A$AP Bari Arrested Again, Facing Two Felony Drug Charges

On Thursday, A$AP Mob co-founder, A$AP Bari, was arrested on felony drug charges in Pennsylvania.  According to TMZ, the fashion designer was picked up in Palmer Township and slapped with two counts of manufacturing, delivery or possession with intent to distribute drugs. However, the drug in question remains unclear.  In …

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