Nicki Minaj Gives Perspective On Colorism Within The Rap Industry: ”Dark-skinned and brown-skinned women have to work harder in any field”

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 Blogged by: @_cierra.jones⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ After falling out 12 years ago, Grammy-nominated rapper Nicki Minaj sat down and spoke with former manager, Big Fendi, on the premiering episode of his podcast, Big Fendi Podcast. During their conversation, the topic of colorism came about after Fendi referenced the effect Nicki’s career success had …

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One Harlem Church Loses 9 Members To Coronavirus

Harlem Church Hit Hard

written by: @dawnnnyy_ Recently, Rev. Dr. Johnnie Green has become the bearer of bad news. While he is preaching daily and utilizing Facebook live to stream to his congregation, he is also sharing updates about his congregation, most of which are heartbreaking. In just the last month, his congregation at …

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Skin Rashes May Be Possible Symptom Linked to COVID-19

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Written [email protected]  As COVID-19 continues to linger, new symptoms continue to emerge. The American Academy of Dermatology and some doctors seek additional research to help determine if certain skin rashes are possible symptoms of COVID-19. According to ‪‬, the skin-rash symptoms range from hives to measles-like rashes to a condition …

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The Show Must Go On! ‘American Idol’ To Air Remote Live Shows; Contestants To Perform From Their Homes

American Idol

-Written by: @Pistolwhippedya ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ABC has found a creative way to keep their hit show, American Idol, on our TV screens. According to Hollywood Reporter, starting April 26, the network will begin filming live shows from the homes of host Ryan Seacrest and judges- Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ …

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“Operation Gridlock,” Protestors Flood Michigan’s State Capital In Response To Governor Whitmer Strict Orders To Stay At Home


blogged by @_Cierra.jones Unexpectedly, hundreds of protesters gathered on the streets of Lansing, the state capital of Michigan, in protest of Governor’s Whitmer strict stay-at-home order, preventing some residents from returning to work. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan’s particular order was labeled as one of the nation’s severest stay-at-home orders …

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YNW Melly Confirmed To Remain In Prison Despite COVID-19 Diagnosis

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written by: @checkinwithquin Although YNW Melly and his team have been hoping for the rapper’s early release from prison due to his COVID-19 diagnosis, Melly’s request was officially denied by a judge on Tuesday.  Despite his health condition, Melly will reportedly remain in Florida’s Broward County Jail, according to new …

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