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Trump’s Travel Ban Gets The Go Ahead From The Supreme Court

[ad_1] Muslim and civil rights groups and their supporters gather at a rally against “muslim ban” in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. This is not a final ruling on the travel ban: Challenges to the policy are winding through the federal courts, and the justices themselves ultimately are expected to rule on its legality. But the action indicates that the high court might...

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Trump’s Travel Ban Gets The Go Ahead From The Supreme Court

[ad_1] Muslim and civil rights groups and their supporters gather at a rally against “muslim ban” in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. This is not a final ruling on the travel ban: Challenges to the policy are winding through the federal courts, and the justices themselves ultimately are expected to rule on its legality. But the action indicates that the high court might...

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Super Bowl Live Concert Series Includes Tribute To Prince

[ad_1] Kevin Winter MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A series of free, outdoor concerts during the 10-days leading up to the Super Bowl will include a Prince tribute and plenty of Minnesota flavor. Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis announced their concert lineup for Super Bowl Live on Friday. The festival will include a “Prince night,” during which Sheila E., the Revolution and Morris Day & the Time will pay tribute to the Purple One. The New Power Generation will also perform during the festival, as well as other Twin Cities favorites, including Soul Asylum, the Suburbs, Bob Mould, Mint Condition, and more. Jimmy “Jam” Harris says...

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Little Known Black History Fact: LL Cool J

[ad_1] LL Cool J has enjoyed a career that has spanned three decades and counting, and is one of the few rappers turned actors who has sustained his visibility across the genres. Over the weekend, the rapper born James Todd Smith was received a Kennedy Center Honor along with other notables, cementing his legacy for years to come. LL was born January 14, 1968 in Bay Shore, New York. Since the mid-eighties, the fierce Queens rapper has shown and proved to be one of Hip-Hop’s most potent artists of his era. His talent and hard work culminated with two Grammy Awards...

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Get That Money: Oprah Winfrey Signs New OWN Deal

[ad_1]   Oprah Winfrey will remain CEO of OWN for the next eight years after signing a new deal with its parent company, Discovery Communications.In addition to locking in O through at least 2025, Discovery also shelled out $70 million to acquire an additional 24.5 percent stake in OWN from Winfrey’s Harpo. Inc. “Creating OWN and seeing it flourish, supported by Discovery and a rapidly growing group of the finest storytellers in film and television, is one of my proudest achievements,” said Winfrey. “I’m thrilled with the network’s success and excited about this next chapter in our partnership. Together, we’ll continue to inspire...

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Meek Mill’s Lawyer Wants To Oust Judge Who Sentenced Him To Jail

[ad_1] (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill’s lawyers renewed their call for a judge who sentenced him to step aside on Monday, saying “there was an FBI investigation” into her conduct and his gun and drug case. The imprisoned musician’s legal team wrote in a court filing that he and his representatives were aware of the investigation into Judge Genece Brinkley’s conduct since 2016. They argued that the existence of a probe raises questions about the judge’s ability to fairly preside over the case. “How could she sit in judgment? She can’t,” said defense attorney Joe Tacopina, who declined...

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‘Marshall’ Returns To Theaters After NAACP, Grammy Noms

[ad_1] Marshall08124.RAF Marshall  one of the best films released this year, opened October 13 in 821 theaters. Yet, the film Happy Death Day, released the same day opened in 3,149. This begs the question, why release a film when a studio has such low expectations? On the heels of receiving eight NAACP Image Award nominations and a Grammy nomination, Open Road Films brought the critically acclaimed film back to theaters nationwide on December 1st. In an interview with director Reginald Hudlin, he was asked if he had problems getting the film made. “Oh yeah!” he exclaimed. “I mean we basically could not get any movie studio to finance it. So we ended up getting the...

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This Woman Tried To Argue That Jay Z Has Never Run The Rap Game

[ad_1] Source: Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Today marks the 48th birthday of an indisputable rap legend, Jay Z. To celebrate he’s embarked on a sold out nationwide tour in support of 4:44, currently making its way through the midwest. While most fans are celebrating by listening to their favorite albums and sending out quotes from his most beloved lyrics, others are raining on the parade. A tweet sent out during the last few hours of November is still making it’s way around the internet on December 4th, mostly because almost nobody who’s seen it agrees with it. A man with 21 Grammys and...

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