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Inauguration Poet Amanda Gorman Tweets About Recent Racial Profiling Experience With Security Guard Outside her Apartment

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National Youth Poet Laureate, inauguration show-stealer and 2019 honoree for The Root’s Young Futurists (yes, that was a humble brag) Amanda Gorman knows that her new-found fame won’t protect her from the ramifications of being Black in America. What’s the old saying? “Perform for the new president on Monday, earn a…

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R.I.P.: Rapper Chucky Trill Shot To Death In Atlanta As All-Star Weekend Kicked Off, Police Looking For Witnesses

Up and coming Houston rapper Chucky Trill was shot and killed on an Atlanta Interstate Thursday, and now police are looking for witnesses.  His longtime girlfriend and friends pour out their hearts inside.   Sadly, All-Star weekend kicked off with some tragic news.          View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Chucky Trill (@chuckytrillofficial) […]

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