As An Immigrant, I’m Becoming Unafraid And Demanding More Than

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If you’re interested in sharing your opinion on any cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our how-to post to learn more.Opinions are the writer’s own and not those of Blavity's.____As I write this, I never thought I’d speak about my immigration status in such a public way. Until recently, I’d been involved in…

Actor Corey Hawkins Says Working with Denzel Washington Pushed Him

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Actor Corey Hawkins has been making a name for himself in Hollywood after getting a few noteworthy roles in films in the last couple of years. Hawkins first breakout role in “Straight Outta Compton,” where he played rap group N.W.A’s Dr. Dre. Then the Juilliard-trained actor got roles in “Kong: Skull Island,” “The Walking Dead,” “In…

Councilman Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor race over Moore

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ATLANTA (AP) — City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta’s next mayor, riding a surge of support that powered him past the council’s current president, Felicia Moore, after finishing second to her in November. Dickens won a campaign dominated by concern over rising violent crime in the city, arguing…

Gen Z And Millennials Are Going Back To Celebrating Holidays

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We have been bombarded with the idea of being home for the holidays on TV and in movies since we were little. The excitement of having family from all over visit our home for Thanksgiving and Christmas has led to eager anticipation and probably many good memories. It only takes a quick second to think about…

Former Alabama track star, Olympian Emmit King killed in shootout

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BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A former University of Alabama track star and Olympian was killed in a shootout with another man, authorities say. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified Emmit King and Willie Albert Wells as the two men who died after exchanging gunfire in Bessemer on Sunday, AL.com reported. King, 62, was a…

Black Entrepreneur Converted A Nightclub Into Houston’s First Black-Owned Supermarket 

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Entrepreneur Robert Thomas opened the first Black-owned supermarket in Houston, Texas. The District Market Green Grocer opened on Black Friday located along Cypress Creek Parkway in Houston. “We don’t have any Black supermarkets that I know of,” Thomas told Fox26. Thomas’ told the news station he sells “fruit, vegetables, eggs, vegan meals for the vegan community. We have…

Houston Man Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison After Spending

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HOUSTON — A Houston man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison after he was accused of using federal COVID-19 relief funding on a Lamborghini, a Rolex watch and trips to strip clubs, federal prosecutors said. Lee Price III, 30, was sentenced Monday to 110 months in prison. Price pleaded guilty in…

Daycare owners will not get charged after 2-month-old dies on

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”I’m still in shock,” said the baby’s aunt, Katrina Cook. “Hoping I heard it wrong. Maybe I just heard it wrong.”Despite the recommendations the Hugger Family Daycare had twice been found by the State of Florida to be non-compliant.  Five weeks before McKnight’s death, the facility had been fined for having seven children under the…

South Carolina woman awarded $10M in Walmart lawsuit after stepping

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A South Carolina woman has won a $10 million lawsuit against Walmart after having her leg amputated when she stepped on a rusty nail in the store according to KATV 7. In June 2015,  April Jones went shopping in Florence, South Carolina Walmart when she stepped on a rusty nail that pierced her foot. The suit claimed…

Tennessee Chapter of ‘Moms of Liberty’ Are Trying to Keep

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Despite the law, the organization’s allegations was rejected. The Department of Education replied that it will not investigate the allegations because of a technicality.In a letter sent to the organization on Nov. 23, the State Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn wrote, that the law was made just this spring  is “only authorized to investigate allegations that…