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Lil Jon Takes PPP Loan To Keep His Team Paid During Pandemic

Lil Jon Talks PPP

Lil Jon is making sure his team is financially taken care of during the pandemic and offsetting lost tour income by accessing funds available through the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), part of the CARES Act. The music industry was hit particularly hard by COVID-19, with touring coming to a …

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Five People Arrested In Connection to Pop Smoke’s Murder

POp Smoke Family

Five people have been arrested in connection to the February 19th murder of Brooklyn rapper, Pop Smoke. The incident occurred in Hollywood Hills around 4:30 am when four masked men broke into the home and fired shots, striking the rapper. The men then fled on foot, as Smoke was immediately …

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FBI Reopens The Unsolved Alonzo Brooks Case 16 Years Later

Alonzo Brooks

Written by: @kristenshylin_ The story of Alonzo Brooks represents another person of color that was failed by law enforcement. Brooks, who would have turned 40 in May, died 16 years ago; his death remains unsolved. In 2004, Brooks left his home to attend a party with friends, but he never …

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Lionsgate, The New York Times, Oprah Winfrey, And Nikole Hannah-Jones Team Up To Expand “The 1619 Project” For Featured Films, Documentaries

OPrah Winfrey on Gayle

TV Host Oprah Winfrey is partnering with Lionsgate, The New York Times, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to expand Hannah-Jones’ ongoing series The 1619 Project, into TV series, featured films, documentaries, and unscripted programming. “For many Americans, The 1619 Project was a great awakening and a true history that …

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