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Jussie Smollett’s Team Claims Text Messages Released By Chicago PD Allegedly Reference An Illegal Drug Sale, Police Believe Messages Are Tied To Attack

Jussie Smollett

Last week, the Chicago Police Department released dozens of text messages between Jussie Smollett and Abel Osundairo, one of the Nigerian brothers he allegedly paid in his attack. Although officials believe the texts were part of the actor’s attempt to stage the crime, Smollett’s team claims the cryptic texts and …

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California Set To Be First U.S. State To Ban Hair Discrimination

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California lawmakers have passed a bill to protect black employees and students by outlawing discrimination against people who wear “ethnic” hairstyles such as braids, dreadlocks, and Afros, NPR reports. The bill states, “The history of our nation is riddled with laws and societal norms that equated ‘blackness,’ and the associated …

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DaBaby Sentenced To One Year Probation For Walmart Shooting

Da Baby

DaBaby has been sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation for a fatal shooting at a Huntersville, N.C. Walmart last November. He also was sentenced to 30 days in jail. However, the jail time has been suspended. Mecklenburg District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Meghan McDonald told The Charlotte Observer the rapper was found guilty …

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