Author Archives: Leanna Renee

Philando Castile Family Reach Settlement After Shooting-Officer Acquitted

10 days ago, police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of Philando Castile, who was riding in the passenger’s seat with his girlfriend and their 3-year-old daughter when Yanez for a broken taillight. Castile’s … Continue reading »

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CBO Score for Senate Healthcare Bill; A Lot of Implications

The Congressional Budget Office, which many of us had never heard of before this year, is making headlines again. This time, it has released its analysis of the Senate’s answer to a repeal/replace/improve Obamacare.  The CBO is a nonpartisan number … Continue reading »

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Beyonce Sweeps BET Awards While Migos/Joe Budden Cause Drama

The BET Awards were Sunday night and the show honored new and legendary black entertainers alike. One of the biggest moments of the night was the retrospective performance by New Edition after the group received a Lifetime Achievement Award. Rolling … Continue reading »

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Supreme Court Allows Part of Trump Travel Ban

In what some are calling a victory for the Trump White House, the Supreme Court has decided to allow some aspects of his 90 Day Travel Ban to go into effect until the court can officially consider and rule on … Continue reading »

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Happy 20th Birthday Harry Potter

Harry Potter turns 20 years old today! The first Harry Potter book was released in the U.K. On June 26, 1997. It almost didn’t get published at all, as author JK Rowling has recount d many times. She received “loads” … Continue reading »

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“Mean” Healthcare Bill Met With Stories of Heartbreak and Hope

Ethan Vikash is 2 years old.  He was born with a genetic “glitch” as his mother calls it, known as heterotaxy.  This is a rare birth “glitch” or defect that has affected Ethan’s heart. Ethan’s mother, Ali Chandra (@aliranger29), posted … Continue reading »

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Rihanna is Calling Out G20 Leaders to Support Education

There are currently 263 million children who do not have access to education worldwide. Next month, the Group of Twenty also known as G20 will gather to discuss global policy issues. This is a group of 20 major heads of … Continue reading »

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Nicki Minaj’s Ex Safaree Alleges Attack by Other Ex Meek Mill: Video

Nicki Minaj’s ex, rapper Safaree Samuels claims that Minaj’s other ex, rapper Meek Mill had him jumped in LA outside a BET party. TMZ released video of the alleged incident Friday afternoon, which shows Safaree being attacked by several men … Continue reading »

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Legend Praises Rookie: Magic Johnson on Lonzo Ball

The LA Lakers used their number 2 overall draft pick Thursday to choose a guy whose last name makes him seem destined to be a world famous basketball star: Lonzo Ball. Lonzon is 19 and played only one season of … Continue reading »

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Oklahoma Doctor Charged in Five Patient Deaths

Oklahoma’s attorney general has charged Doctor Regan Nichols with 5 counts of second degree murder. Nichols, 67, is accused of prescribing unnecessary medications in excessive amounts that resulted in 5 patient deaths between 2010-2013. The patients, ages 21-55 years, were … Continue reading »

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