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Cardiologist Says Floyd Had ‘Exceptionally Strong Heart,’ Contrary to Defense Claims

A cardiologist testified in Derek Chauvin’s trial that George Floyd had a strong heart, weakening the defense’s argument that heart conditions played the primary role in Floyd’s death. What We Know: Dr. Johnathan Rich works as a heart expert at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Rich testified on Monday that he saw “no evidence” that Floyd died due to a preexisting heart condition. Both methamphetamine and fentanyl were present in […]

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Chet Hanks Drops ‘White Boy Summer’ Video As Ex Kiana Parker SUES Him For $1 Million!

Chet Hanks doesn’t seem bothered by the $1 million lawsuit his ex-girlfriend Kiana Parker filed against him accusing him of assault. He just dropped the visuals to his “White Boy Summer” track. More inside… Chet Hanks – the son of Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson – seems unbothered by the $1 million lawsuit his ex-girlfriend Kiana Parker filed against him accusing him of assault. Earlier this month, photogs […]

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Joie Chavis Claims She Doesn’t Receive Child Support From Bow Wow & Future – ‘I Don’t Really Need To Ask For Certain Things Because I Can Do Things Myself’

Joie Chavis did a Q&A where she revealed she does NOT receive child support from her kids’ rapper fathers, Bow Wow & Future. Oh? But is this totally true, or a play on words? More inside… Joie Chavis hopped on her YouTube channel to dispel assumptions made about her.  And as you can guess, it's going viral. During the candid Q&A, she made sure to let everyone know she is […]

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Ari Fletcher Says Everyone Who’s Worried About Her Drinking At Her Son’s Party Can Go To H-ll + Ari, G Herbo & Taina Now One Big Happy Family

Rapper G Herbo and his son’s mother Ari Fletcher threw a birthday bash to celebrate their son, Yosohn’s, third birthday and they were met with backlash for serving alcoholic beverages. To everyone who has a problem with it, Ari wants you to know she’s unbothered by your opinions. More inside…           View this post on Instagram                     […]

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Folks Are NOT OK With The ‘Racial Violence’ In Amazon’s ‘THEM’ Series & They’re Letting Lena Waithe Know It

The trailer for Amazon’s new series “THEM” isn’t sitting well with some people, so they’re making sure executive producer Lena Waithe knows it. More inside… Amazon’s new horror anthology series titled “THEM” was recently released and folks aren’t here for scenes of graphic, “racial violence.” And EMMY winning writer Lena Waithe – who executive produced two episodes – is receiving backlash for it. The Los Angeles Times described the shocking […]

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U.K. Variant isn’t Linked to More Severe Disease or Death, Study Finds 

Further research is shedding light on the potential effects of B.1.1.7, the mutating coronavirus strain that originated in England last September. What We Know: A new study published by The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Monday concluded that people infected with the more contagious United Kingdom coronavirus variant known as B.1.1.7 did not experience more severe symptoms and were not at higher risk of death compared to those infected with the original strain.  Researchers studied a pool […]

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1 Student Dead, Officer Injured after Gunfire Erupts at Knoxville High School

One student was killed, and a police officer was injured in a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School in eastern Tennessee. What We Know: The shooting took place on Monday at around 3:15 p.m. after officers responded to a report of an armed person on campus. The shooter, who has only been identified as a male student, was found by two responding officers hiding inside a school bathroom.  The student proceeded to fire shots at the […]

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NCAA Backs Transgender Athletes, Says Events to be in Places ‘Free of Discrimination’

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) says it will not host championships in places that discriminate against transgender athletes. Recently, many states are attempting to pass bills that will make it hard for minors to get gender-affirming treatments and surgeries. Some will also deny them from playing on their gender’s sports teams. What We Know: In a statement released on Monday, the NCAA Board of Governors wrote it “firmly and […]

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Former Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter charged with 2nd-Degree Manslaughter

Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, authorities say. What We Know: Pete Orput, Washington County Attorney says the complaint is being processed late Wednesday morning.  Potter, the officer who fatally shot Wright during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon, resigned from Tuesday, as did Police Chief Tim Gannon. Gannon said he believes Potter, a 26-year veteran police […]

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