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  • Wednesday, 03 July 2019 18:26
  • Dawn Onley

Colin Kaepernick thegrio.comColin Kaepernick (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated) A former Republican lawmaker, Bruce Poliquin, from Maine is hoping to spark a boycott of Nike for pulling its Betsy Ross flag sneaker from the shelves after Colin Kaepernick complained. Instead, Bruce Poliquin is asking other outraged conservatives

  • Wednesday, 03 July 2019 16:55
  • Dawn Onley

(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation) Soon, you may be driving in Philadelphia and notice the name of its legendary and famed soul songstress, Patti Labelle, on a street sign. City leaders honored Patti LaBelle on Tuesday at the Kimmel Center by naming a portion of Broad Street – between Locust and Spruce Streets in Center City – Patti LaBelle Way, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. The ceremony was hosted by WDAS’ Patty Jackson. “I never would’ve dreamed of this,” LaBelle said, according to the Inquirer.

  • Wednesday, 03 July 2019 15:51
  • Dawn Onley

Senator and Presidential Candidate, Kamala Harris has scored another endorsement from a Congressional Black Caucus member. Connecticut Democrat Jahana Hayes announced that her support will go to Harris, reported ABC News. Hayes said she was swayed by Harris’ story recounting how she was bused as a school-aged girl in Berkeley, California. Harris had divulged the information during the Democratic presidential debate. “In that moment, I knew exactly what she was talking about — she was talking about access to opportunity that would otherwise change the trajectory of her life,” Hayes said, reported ABC News. “That resonated with me. That was me.” READ MORE: Meghan McCain blasts Donald Trump Jr.

  • Wednesday, 03 July 2019 14:56
  • Dawn Onley

Nicki Minaj (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for TIDAL) When thinking of Saudi Arabia, one might not immediately conjure images of Nicki Minaj, but that’s about to change. The female rapper is headed there to perform.

  • Wednesday, 03 July 2019 11:42
  • Dawn Onley

Haters gonna hate, but that’s their job. Lil Nas X has mostly received messages of support and love since he announced on the last day of Pride Month that he is gay. But there’s always a few waiting for the opportunity to pounce. Torrence Hatch, Jr., who is known by his rap stage name, Boosie Badazz, was one of them. He responded to the news by cracking a crude joke at Lil Nas’ expense. View this post on Instagram #LilBoosie stepped in ? #LilNasX (View earlier posts)

  • Tuesday, 02 July 2019 19:53
  • Demetria Irwin

Remi Adeleke thegrio.comRemi Adeleke thegrio.comCHICAGO, IL - JUNE 20: Remi Adeleke attends the US premiere of "Transformers: The Last Knight" at the Civic Opera House on June 20, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Tuesday, 02 July 2019 18:41
  • Blue Telusma

Tom Tancredo (Photo by Andrea Melendez-Pool/Getty Images) Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Tom Tancredo has an unorthodox suggestion for how Joe Biden could close the gap between him and Kamala Harris and it’s the latest in a line of cringeworthy utterances from the ex-lawmaker. According toMedia Matters, during a segment on Fox News’ Ingraham Angle about the former vice president’s less than stellar performance during his first debate, Tancredo gleefully joked that Biden’s would have a better chance at snagging the 2020 Democratic nomination if he announced he was transitioning to a “half-black, half-Pacific Islander” woman.

  • Tuesday, 02 July 2019 18:05
  • Brianna Rhodes

Pixabay An 18-year-old Florida mother is currently recovering from a medical incident that left her in “agonizing pain” after an epidural was left stuck in her back for four days before it was eventually removed. Doctors at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., were unable to remove the epidural from Selena Gray’s back after she gave birth to her daughter Serenity on June 26, according toYahoo.

  • Tuesday, 02 July 2019 17:22
  • Brianna Rhodes

Nipsey HussleNipsey HussleNipsey Hussle and Lauren London arrive at the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Celebration at Nomad Hotel Los Angeles on February 7, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

  • Tuesday, 02 July 2019 14:13
  • Dawn Onley

Milan ChristopherMilan ChristopherMilan Christopher attends the Maxim Hot 100 Party at the Hollywood Palladium on July 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

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