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G-Eazy Cancels H&M Collaboration in Response to Racist ‘Coolest Monkey’ ...

Following The Weeknd’s announcement that he is ending his partnership with H&M, rapper G-Eazy has also cut ties with the company. Both decisions come as a result of the clothing branding posting a picture of ...
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The Weeknd and G-Eazy cut ties with H&M over ‘monkey’ ...

Musicians The Weeknd and G-Eazy have each cancelled partnerships with H&M, after the clothing retailer was accused of racism over a promotional image of a black child dressed in a hoodie reading “coolest monkey in the jungle”. ...
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Detroit based youth investors to ring closing bell at Chicago ...

So, 2018 is finally here and Tuesday, Jan. 2, marks the first business day of the year. For one metro Detroit youth group, this day is more significant than the rest, as they are about ...
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That Was Nice: ‘Cash Me Outside’ Girl Pays Her Mother’s ...

We said we were done with Danielle Bregoli — aka the ‘Cash Me Outside’ girl — however, we believe that you can’t highlight someone’s negatives without highlighting their positives. The newly-signed rapper celebrated Christmas by giving her mother, ...
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Tech: Magic Leap One: All the things we still don’t ...

It’s that time of year again: the special season when everybody’s favorite mythical creature makes its annual appearance. That’s right, it’s Magic Leap hardware teaser season! Seemingly once a year, the secretive startup reveals what it’s been up ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Michael Jordan’s daughter Jasmine debuts Air Jordan ‘Heiress’ sneakers, and ...

Jasmine Jordan, the daughter of Michael Jordan, may not be a basketball player, but she’s part of the Jordan empire in her own way. Jasmine currently works as the Charlotte, North Carolina brand representative for ...
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Board OKs plan for LeBron James’ ‘I Promise’ school in ...

The school board in LeBron James’ Ohio hometown has approved the plan for a public school being created in partnership with the NBA star’s foundation. The LeBron James Family Foundation says the “I Promise” School in ...
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Zaire Wade is dunking in Cleveland almost as much as ...

Dwyane Wade isn’t quite as bouncy as he once was with the Miami Heat, logging only three dunks in his 418 minutes for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. The 36-year-old future Hall of Famer better ...
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Rapper Big Sean treats Detroit kids to exclusive pair of ...

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, PUMA Ambassador Big Sean surprised local Detroit children with a special footwear package at Fisher Magnet Upper Academy. As part of Foot Locker’s annual Week of Greatness campaign, Big Sean treated the children to a ...
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Who is Cyntoia Brown? Social media rallies around the child ...

A film that sheds light on Cyntoia Brown, a young girl imprisoned for killing the man who solicited her as a 16-year-old child sex slave, hopes to set her free. In 2004, Brown stepped into Johnny Mitchell Allen’s pickup truck ...