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NYPD: Responding to report of Times Square area explosion

MANHATTAN — Police are responding to reports of a possible explosion near the Port Authority bus terminal at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, New York Police Department Sgt. Brendan Ryan said Monday. The the A, C and E subway lines are being evacuated, he said. One person is in custody, according to two NYPD sources with direct knowledge of the situation. Francisco Ramirez said he heard two explosions as he was exiting a bus about 7:45 a.m. ET. He heard both blasts ...
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Jay Electronica is Marrying into the Illuminati (Sort Of)

This has been a long time in the making. Ever since Jay Electronica started carrying an Eagle head staff around and gave peace to the Five Percenters, you knew it was coming: his induction into the Illuminati, by way of marriage to billionaire/world string-puller/global puppet master/record label person Kate Rothschild. Because impregnating soul music royalty Erykah Badu wasn’t enough, Jay Electronica kept hustling his way to the top. Let this be a lesson: It’s not about grinding hard, it’s about grinding smart. When was ...
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New Music Video: New Roth Childs & Roc Nation’s Artist ...

First we must investigate who signs these dudes? Who are the new school A&Rs deciding who get deals. Taken off the sequel to his New God MC project released over the summer, Philly producer turned recording artist Scholito delivers the HD visual for “Cookin.” Shot on location in the city of brotherly love, the clip finds the New Roth Childs/Roc Nation founder in the trap unloading an assortment of quality goods. Watch the video after the break and purchase New God MC Vol. 2 via iTunes here.
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Rich Dollaz’s Public Battle with Diabetes Can Serve As Wake ...

Music executive Rich Dollaz has been very open about his battle with Type 2 diabetes on “Love & Hip Hop New York” this season and Monday night’s episode found him becoming particularly emotional. As Rich discussed his disease with his mother, the two recalled burying his uncle, Mickey, who died of diabetes complications in 2015. “This is definitely a wake-up call for me,” Rich said in a confessional. “And something I gotta stay on top of. My life depends on it.” Music ...
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Why are Millennials Leaving the Black Church?

The Black church has long stood at the center of Black communities as a place of worship and social advocacy. The civil rights moment saw religious leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young and Joseph Lowery on the front lines of marches, preaching and pushing policy reform while strengthening community morale through faith and fellowship. The front lines of modern racial justice movements find Black people less likely to religiously affiliate or emphasize a role for the Church in ...
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Bullied Keaton Jones heartbreaking viral video stirs massive support

By all accounts, Keaton Jones is a typical boy. He’s a middle school student from the Knoxville, Tenn., area. The only problem: Keaton gets bullied. A lot. Things have been so bad that he often has to ask his mother to pick him up from school. This past Friday, Keaton had another bad day of bullying, so he and his mother made this video. “Why do they bully?” he asks at the start of the clip. “They make fun of my ...
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Not An Ordinary Cramp: Here’s What Your Menstrual Cramps May ...

My last menstrual cramps were so severe that I thought that I was giving birth to the son of Satan. Fortunately, I’m no different than any other woman who experiences menstrual cramps, and I do what I can to minimize the pain of what feels like giving birth to a demon. But what happens when those cramps are more severe than normal? Do you go get the Holy Oil and a Bible, or do you cry on the phone to ...
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BeyHive Comes for Tomi Lahren After She Disses Beyoncé As ...

Ah, Tomi Lahren. The outspoken political pundit with a penchant for ruffling feathers seemingly on purpose is in the stinging line of Beyoncé’s diehard fans, the Beyhive. The 25-year-old posted a picture on Twitter of the Lemonade superstar handing Colin Kaepernick the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year Award. The caption of the picture read: “Police-hating Beyoncé presents police and America-hating Kappy with a “legacy” award. This is how far we’ve fallen. Wow.”  The original tweet garnered over 7,000 responses. ...
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Charlie Sheen sues National Enquirer for publishing story claiming he ...

Charlie Sheen had one message for the National Enquirer: “Game Over.” The actor filed a lawsuit against the tabloid for an article it published in November alleging he raped then 13-year-old Corey Haim while filming the movie “Lucas” in 1986 when Sheen was 19, according to documents obtained by TMZ. Sheen is suing National Enquirer executive Dylan Howard and actor Dominick Brascia, who claims in the story that Haim told of him the incident, for defamation and false light. “In my nearly 35 ...
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Rapper Jim Jones joins Roughriders as part owner, invites Kaepernick ...

ROC Nation rapper Jim Jones has purchased a stake in the Richmond Roughriders, and assumes the role of part owner of the indoor football team. Jones was introduced during a press conference at the Richmond Coliseum on Thursday afternoon. One of the first tasks Jones carried out was inviting former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to join the team, and take over quarterback duties in 2018. “He didn’t get to play this year in the NFL, and arena football- he could keep ...
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Dr. Aisha Baron is changing plastic surgery

In a field mostly dominated by men, plastic surgeon Dr. Aisha Baron is transforming the look of plastic surgery. A Spelman alum, Dr. Baron leads her field with poise and a determination to make her patients not only feel beautiful, but most importantly healthy. Though she specializes in breast augmentation and “mommy makeovers,” her passion lies with reconstructing the breasts of breast cancer survivors. As a cancer survivor herself, Dr. Baron effectively connects with her patients because of her firsthand ...
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Hackers Steal $70 Million in Bitcoin

In a theft on the cryptocurrency-mining service NiceHash, hackers made off with nearly $70 million worth of Bitcoin. NiceHash announced the security breach on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon, saying it is investigating the incident and stopping operations for 24 hours. NiceHash also recommended that users change their online passwords as a precaution, though they added “the full scope of what happened is not yet known.” NiceHash said it is working to determine the exact amount of Bitcoin that was stolen. However, the Wall Street Journal reported that Andrej P. Škraba, ...