Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made U.S. woman millionaire. (Public Domain photo) For folks who want to get the real story about Madam C.J. Walker while quarantining, Stanley Nelson‘s Two Dollars and a Dream is a worthy watch. When Netflix premiered Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, tons of people were intrigued by the subject of the first woman self-made millionaire. While the series prompted tons of praise for its entertainment value, many of the details were admittedly imagined.
LAPD breaks up party (Credit: screenshot) Mayhem ensued in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles this past weekend after approximately 40 people showed up to celebrate a child’s first birthday, in spite of nationwide directives to, “stay at home” and LAPD officers had to break it up. Footage taken at the scene on Saturday, shows the shocking moment when a huge line of police officers had to forcibly disperse angry partygoers. They had chosen to disregard social distancing rules due to the coronavirus.
Bernie Sanders' National Press Secretary Briahna Joy Gray and Sen. Kamala Harris. (Photo: The Hill and Ethan Miller/Getty Images) A Bernie Sanders staffer became a trending topic on Tuesday after a tweet intended to take Sen. Kamala Harris to task over Medicare for All ended up backfiring in the land of public opinion. On Monday, Harris tweeted, “Testing for coronavirus AND treatment needs to be free.
LeBron James isn’t just sweet on the basketball court, he also is a true lifesaver. Just ask his good friend, Carmelo Anthony. Anthony, 35, did an Instagram Live with Dwyane Wade and said the Los Angeles Lakers star once saved his life while vacationing in the Bahamas. Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, brought up the incident and urged Melo to tell the story. READ MORE: Shaquille O’Neal hilariously shows off hairline after losing bet to Dwyane Wade “Mel, in your own words, please tell the story of when we were in the Bahamas and it didn’t look like you were gonna make it,”
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Maxine Waters (D-CA) speaks during a House Financial Services Committee Hearing on Capitol Hill on April 9, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Getty Images Earlier this month, Chris Brown had a disturbing encounter with an obsessed fan who allegedly attempted to sneak onto his property. Apparently, the entire run-in was caught on tape. Saturday, the singer took to his Instagram page to share the scary face-off, writing in his caption, “MENTAL ILLNESS IS REAL!! SHE TRIED TO SNEAK OVER THE GATE AT MY CRIB BUT SHE SAW MY DOG and he saw her ( WHAT DA F**K Was MY HOMIE ZOOMing INTO).” READ MORE: Chris Brown’s baby’s mother Ammika Harris blasted for taking son out during COVID-19
Ben Finley and Art Clay, founders of the National Brotherhood of Skiers (#NBS) (Credit: NBS) Attendees at a weeklong event in Sun Valley are on edge after at least 10% of attendees already testing positive for the coronavirus and many more already feeling ill. According to NBCNews, this year’s National Brotherhood of Skiers’ ski summit took place on Feb. 27-March 7 in Sun Valley, Idaho. But what was meant to be a time of fellowship unexpectedly turned into a cautionary tale on the necessity of social distancing.
Future and Stephon Marbury (Credit: Getty Images) While the world continues to pray for the coronavirus crisis to end, several celebs such as Rihanna, Future,Stephon Marbury and others are stepping up to help out how they can. Rihanna already donated $5 million to various organizations on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic through her Clara Lionel Foundation and sent much-needed protective equipment to NY hospitals. Now, folks like Future and others are doing their part. The “Mask Off” rapper is partnering with Atlanta Sewing Style through his foundation, TheFreeWishes Foundation to make and deliver face masks to hospital workers.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has no plans to withdraw from the presidential race, with his team expanding its efforts to prepare for the New York primary on June 23. In a radio interview on Thursday with “1A,” a program that runs on NPR, Sanders said the rescheduling of primaries because of the coronavirus proves this presidential race is “very different than 2016.” READ MORE: What Joe Biden understood about Black voters that Bernie Sanders didn’tDemocratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gives a sign during a campaign event, Sunday, Jan.
Jeanine Pirro walks to the podium before speaking at a news conference officially announcing her candidacy for the U.S. Senate August 10, 2005 in New York City. Pirro is vying for the Republican nomination in a bid to defeat incumbent Democrat Sen.