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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jussie Smollett Case Crusader Files Court Papers Challenging Fitness of Actor’s Lawyers

In a case that just won’t seem to die, lawyers for Jussie Smollett filed court papers Thursday to answer a charge that they are not legally allowed to practice in the state of Illinois and therefore shouldn’t be able to fight to block a judge’s ruling appointing a special prosecutor in Smollett’s case.

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source https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/jussie-smollett-case-crusader-files-court-papers-challe-1836716569

Ebony’s Historic Photo Archive Sells for $30 Million to Group Led by J. Paul Getty Trust

Seven decades’ worth of historic Ebony magazine photos documenting black life, both the everyday and the extraordinary, sold for $30 million at auction to a group of philanthropic organizations led by the J. Paul Getty Trust.

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source https://www.theroot.com/ebony-s-historic-photo-archive-sells-for-30-million-to-1836715354

Orange Is the New Black Tackles Criminal-Justice Reform With the Launch of ‘Poussey Washington Fund’

In a case of life imitating art, groundbreaking fan favorite Orange Is the New Black is looking to make an impact on criminal-justice reform in the real world with the launch of the Poussey Washington Fund.

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source https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/orange-is-the-new-black-tackles-criminal-justice-reform-1836713067

The Best Buys From Clear the Rack, According to The Inventory Staff

Clear the Rack comes around somewhat regularly, but Nordstrom Rack has dropped more deals today than we’ve seen in a while. If you’re in no mood to sift through thousands upon thousands of on-sale items for men, women, kids, and home, that’s fair—we’ve done it for you! Below, find a few The Inventory squad’s favorite…

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source https://theinventory.com/the-best-buys-at-clear-the-rack-according-to-the-inven-1836703450

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Violated: Audra McDonald Calls Out Playgoer Who Snapped Photo of Her During Nude Scene

The the-a-tah (or theater to the uninitiated) used to be should be a bastion of taste, class and grace as we immerse ourselves fully in the world being created on the stage by actors of immense skill and talent.

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source https://theglowup.theroot.com/violated-audra-mcdonald-calls-out-playgoer-who-snapped-1836681934

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’

Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was Barack Obama’s pick to be his vice president.

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source https://www.theroot.com/biden-pushes-back-on-civil-rights-critics-by-playing-up-1836681127

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source https://kinjaroundup.kinja.com/jalopnik-i-took-a-dump-the-same-way-the-apollo-astronau-1836677161

My Tote Is No Longer a Black Hole of Crap, Thanks To This Bag Insert

There is no downside to a tote; they are all beautiful and useful in their own special ways. But if someone held a gun to my head and forced me to come up with one tote con, I guess I would say that that totes are more likely than other purses to become handbag black holes.

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source https://theinventory.com/my-tote-is-no-longer-a-black-hole-of-crap-thanks-to-th-1836605945

Keenen Ivory Wayans to Helm Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s The Last O.G.

The Last O.G., Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s hit TBS show, is getting a real O.G. in comedy legend Keenen Ivory Wayans as its new showrunner.

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source https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/keenen-ivory-wayans-to-helm-tracy-morgan-and-tiffany-ha-1836678476

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Denali Berries Stuckey Becomes 12th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year

The murderous death toll continues to climb for members of the transgender community with news of the killing of Denali Berries Stuckey, the 12th transgender woman to be slain this year.

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source https://www.theroot.com/denali-berries-stuckey-becomes-12th-black-trans-woman-k-1836649302

NAACP Puts It to the House: Impeach Donald Trump!

Delegates to the NAACP voted unanimously Tuesday to have the nation’s oldest civil rights organization press the House to start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.

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source https://www.theroot.com/naacp-puts-it-to-the-house-impeach-donald-trump-1836648301

Forget "Untuckables"; Tweener Buttons Are the Real Innovation in Men's Button-Downs

I’m not a fashionable man, but I do know that at informal occasions, button-down shirts should be worn with the top two buttons unfastened. I admit that I did not know about or follow this rule until fairly recently in life, but it’s been drilled into me by enough people at this point that I’m pretty confident it’s…

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source https://theinventory.com/forget-untuckables-tweener-buttons-are-the-real-inno-1836607706

Keeping That Money Good: Megan Thee Stallion Moves to Trademark ‘Hot Girl Summer’

Riding high on the popularity of the catchphrase she’s become known for, Megan Thee Stallion has filed to trademark “Hot Girl Summer.”

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source https://theglowup.theroot.com/keeping-that-money-good-megan-thee-stallion-moves-to-t-1836646151

The 10 Best Deals of July 23, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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source https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/the-10-best-deals-of-june-23-2019-1836641875

Monday, July 22, 2019

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without.

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source https://www.theroot.com/clean-water-is-a-right-kamala-harris-promotes-bill-e-1836618900

Man Seen on Video Being Asked to ‘Leave’ A$AP Rocky Alone Is Set Free As Rapper Continues Stay in a Swedish Jail

As A$AP Rocky remains held in a Swedish jail waiting to find out if he will be charged with a crime, freedom has come to one person connected to the case—one of the men the rapper charges came at him, forcing him to defend himself.

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source https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/man-seen-on-video-being-asked-to-leave-a-ap-rocky-alo-1836616947

‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump

Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw the decimation of Native Americans.

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source https://www.theroot.com/i-cannot-tell-a-lie-decision-to-paint-over-george-wa-1836615466

You Can Discretely Loosen This Ratcheting Belt When You Sit Down For a Big Meal

While it’s not the only ratcheting belt on the market, the new Smart Belt 3.0 on Kickstarter offers unparalleled adjustability, durability, and customizability.

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source https://news.theinventory.com/you-can-discretely-loosen-this-ratcheting-belt-when-you-1836541338

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Citizenship Test

Because the white nationalists immigration hardliners in the executive branch just can’t help themselves from showing their true colors, Trump administration officials announced major changes to the mandatory test required to become a naturalized citizen of the U.S.

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source https://www.theroot.com/trump-administration-announces-changes-to-citizenship-t-1836578752

Marvel Announces Blade Reboot With Mahershala Ali. Black Twitter Catches the Holy Ghost

Marvel rocked the annual gathering of people who read cartoon books and dress up in capes on Saturday, revealing that Mahershala Ali will star in the reboot of the greatest black superhero movie since Meteor Man when the Oscar-winning actor assumes the role of the iconic vampire daywalker in Blade.

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source https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/marvel-announces-blade-reboot-with-mahershala-ali-blac-1836577061

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