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“True Blood’s” Lafayette–Nelsan Ellis–Has Died at 39

Nelsan Ellis sassed his way into our hearts as Lafayette Reynolds in “True Blood,” the critically acclaimed HBO vampire (among other things) saga. According to Variety, the 39-year-old actor died from complications due to heart failure. Octavia Spencer, who starred … 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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Dwyane Wade’s Cousin Shot And Killed And Donald Trump Tries To take Advantage

Nykea Aldridge was pushing a stroller in Chicago’s Parkway Gardens neighborhood Friday afternoon when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, hitting her in the arm and the head. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. The child was not injured in … Continue reading »

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Southside With You: A Date with the Obamas

Southside With You, written and directed by Richard Tanne, is the new film about The Obamas. Specifically, it’s about Michelle and Barack’s first date. The film is filtered in realistic nostalgia, with long driving scenes showing the quiet activity of … Continue reading »

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Videos Of Unarmed Paul O’Neal Being Shot By Chicago Police To Be Released

Videos of Chicago police shooting an unarmed man have been released. The Independent Police Review Authority confirmed that videos of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal being shot by police would released through an online case portal at around 11 a.m on Friday. O’Neal’s family saw … Continue reading »

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Non-Verbal And Epileptic 5-Year-Old Forced To Wear Trash Bag At School

An epileptic and non-verbal 5-year-old boy was isolated and clothed in a trash bag by his kindergarten teacher, according to his mother, Nyesha Terry, in Chicago. Terry found her son, Lloyd, sitting in a desk that was separated from his classmates. … Continue reading »

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Supermarket Chain Required to Pay Michael Jordan $8.9 Million

A recent court ruling requires the owner of Chicago-based supermarket chain, Dominick’s, to pay Michael Jordan $8.9 million for using his name, without his permission, to promote their product in an advertisement. The court decision was made in Chicago federal … Continue reading »

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Uber App Update Makes Food Delivery A Top Priority

Watch out GrubHub, it looks like there’s a new player in the food delivery game. If GrubHub’s competitors like Eat24, DoorDash, and Foodler weren’t stressful enough, now the ever-growing Uber is going to take its food delivery service more seriously. … Continue reading »

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Patrick Kane Being Investigated by the Police

Chicago Blackhawk’s player, Patrick Kane, is currently under investigation, by the police, in his off-season hometown of Buffalo, New York. There was a report filed by a woman, accusing Kane of sexual assault over the last weekend. Although news of … Continue reading »

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Lollapalooza: The 5 Hottest Festival Fashion Trends

This weekend, Chicago was flooded with music lovers and fashion gurus who wanted a taste of the festival culture. Lollapalooza had arrived. The three-day music festival attracts all different kinds of people, and it’s one of our favorite times to … Continue reading »

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