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Fugees Rapper Pras Found Guilty Of Conspiracy to Defraud The United States, Twitter Reacts

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Pras has been found guilty of conspiracy to defraud the United States, amongst other charges. The founding member of the storied rap group the Fugees allegedly got his hands dirty with corruption across the presidencies of Barack Obama and Donald Trump.

CNN reports that on Wednesday (April 26), Pras, 50, born Prakazrel Samuel Michel, was found guilty of 10 criminal counts that stem from an international conspiracy involving the US government.… Read more

Toni Braxton Opens Up About Her ‘Traumatic’ Heart Surgery Related To Lupus

This week, Toni Braxton sent a dire warning to individuals who may be behind on their required lupus exams– “get those screenings.” During an exclusive interview with People, the “Un-Break My Heart” crooner revealed that she was rushed into a “traumatic” heart surgery procedure in 2022 after doctors discovered that 80 percent of her left main artery was blocked due to complications from systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE, a common form of lupus.

Braxton’s heart condition almost turned fatal

Braxton, 55, was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease in 2008, according to MADAMENOIRE.Read more



 APRIL 25, 2023

Music veteran Missy Elliot recently responded to a user on Twitter revealing what inspired her undeniable drive. The 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee, said that she wanted to get her mother “out of that situation” and make sure she would “never have to work again.”

The entertainer revealed the key to her success on Sunday to a fan who asked what fueled her remarkable persistence in a tough industry.… Read more


Only two teams were able to get it done in a night of three potential Game 5 closeouts in the NBA Playoffs. The sweep didn’t happen because Trae Young went full Ice Trae mode.

At a point in the fourth quarter of Game 5 between the Boston Celtics and the Atlanta Hawks, the Hawks were on the ropes. Up 13, the Hawks battled back, led by Trae Young, who dropped a couple of bombs from three-point range, one securing the 119-117 victory.… Read more



 APRIL 25, 2023

Harry Belafonte, iconic Jamaican-American singer-songwriter, actor, and activist, has died. He was 96 years old.

Ken Sunshine, longtime representative for Belafonte, confirmed in a press release Belafonte died due to congestive heart failure. He was at his New York home when he died at age 96 “with his wife Pamela [Frank] by his side.”

Born in Jamaica, Belafonte immigrated to America, finding himself a resident of Harlem. Belafonte dropped out of high school and joined the U.S.… Read more

R. Kelly Sent To Medium Security Prison In North Carolina

Now, the last time that R. Kelly was in North Carolina, he was performing in front of thousands of fans inside the Greensboro Coliseum in 2018, amidst a growing cry from protesters urging to cancel the singer for his decades of abuse.

Now, the disgraced entertainer is back in the Tar Heel State… but this time, he’s behind bars.

ABC11 confirmed that Kelly is now listed as an inmate at Butner Medium II Federal Correctional Institute in Granville County as he serves a lengthy prison sentence.… Read more

What Are The Projects? A Brief History Of Public Housing In America

Public housing, or government-subsidized housing for low-income individuals and families, has a long and complex history. While it has been a source of affordable housing for many people, it has also been the subject of controversy and criticism. Let’s take a closer look at the history of public housing, including its origins development and challenges.

Origins of Public Housing

Public housing has its roots in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when housing conditions in urban areas were often deplorable.… Read more

Minneapolis Police Department Target of New Lawsuit from Minneapolis NAACP

The University of Minnesota Law School’s Racial Justice Law Clinic (“RJLC”)
and the Law Office of Tim Phillips filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Minneapolis branch of the
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“Minneapolis NAACP”)
challenging the Minneapolis Police Department’s (“MPD”) use of covert social media accounts
to surveil the Minneapolis NAACP and its members.

The NAACP says the suit is “an example to all community members that these illegal and troubling actions are taking place and there is a legal avenue for redress.

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Who Gets The Money?

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hold oral arguments Wednesday on a property rights case involving a Minnesota woman who had her condominium seized and sold by Hennepin County after she failed to pay five years of property taxes.

The case centers on Minneapolis resident Geraldine Tyler, who failed to pay $15,000 in taxes and fees on her condominium. The government seized the property in 2015 and sold it in 2016 for $40,000.

At issue is who has the right to the remaining $25,000 left over from the sale.… Read more

Here’s The Latest!

Grammy-Award winning singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is dead at the age of 96.  The “King of Calypso” died of congestive heart failure.  He was best known for popularizing Caribbean folk songs, or calypsos, with an international audience in the 1950s.  Belafonte’s top hits included “Day-O (Banana Boat Song)” and “Jump In the Line.”  He also acted on television and in films, notably he won an Emmy Award for his work on the TV special “Tonight with Belafonte.” … Read more