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Queen Latifah Opens Up About Chris Noth Being Removed From Equalizer: “That’s a Personal Thing That He’s Going to Have to Deal With”

Queen Latifah Supports Jussie Smollett

In a recent interview with PEOPLE, Queen Latifah expressed her opinion on Chris Noth’s abrupt removal from the “Equalizer.” Following sexual assault charges, Noth, 67, was fired from both the CBS drama and “Sex and the City” spinoff, “And Just Like That” last year. “It’s still surreal. It is such …

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SAT Exam Moving Online by 2024

standardized test

The SAT exam will move from paper and pencil to a digital format, administrators announced Tuesday, saying the shift will boost its relevancy as more colleges make standardized tests optional for admission. Test-takers will be allowed to use their own laptops or tablets, but they’ll still have to sit for …

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Medical Examiner Releases Cause of Death for Lauren Smith-Fields

Lauren Smith-Fields, 23.

After a 23-year-old woman was found dead inside her Bridgeport apartment in December, her family is demanding answers. On Monday, the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner announced Lauren Smith-Fields died from a deadly combination of fentanyl and alcohol. The medical examiner ruled the manner of her death an “accident.” Smith-Fields died …

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Meagan Good Opens Up About Divorce From Devon Franklin

Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin

Meagan Good is finally breaking her silence about her heartbreaking divorce from Devon Franklin. On Monday, Good appeared in a Twitter Spaces conversation alongside the leading ladies of Amazon Prime’s original series, Harlem. During the conversation hosted by xoNecole, they discussed different goals and love life in today’s day and …

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Cardi B Wins $3.8M in Defamation Case Against YouTuber Tasha K

Tasha K and Cardi B

Cardi B was awarded $3.8 million in damages stemming from her defamation lawsuit victory against YouTuber Tasha K. In federal court Monday, Tasha K, whose given name is Latasha Kebe, and her company Kebe Studios LLC were found liable on 3 separate claims including defamation, invasion of privacy through false portrayal …

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Jay-Z’s Lawsuit With ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Photographer Heads To Trial Over Album’s Photos


Jay-Z’s lawsuit against the famed photographer, Jonathan Mannion, over his Reasonable Doubt photos will head to trial after a failed mediation.  “Plaintiff Shawn Carter and Defendants Jonathan Mannion and Jonathan Mannion Photography LLC participated in a mediation before the Honorable Terry Friedman (Ret.) on January 5, 2022,” the filing reads. “The parties were unable …

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