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The Shade: Dictionary Takes Shot At Donald Trump With Word Of The Day

[ad_1] Once again, Donald Trump is causing so much uproar, even the dictionary seems to be tired. According to The Washington Post, 45 was in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday discussing an immigration deal when he asked lawmakers, “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?” Trump was referring to people from El Salvador, Haiti, and countries in Africa. His racist comments caused a media firestorm and everyone from Don Lemon to Anderson Cooper had time to drag the president. "Let me be clear tonight. The people of Haiti have been through more… withstood more — they've fought...

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A Look At Facebook’s Changes Over The Years In What You See

[ad_1] Facebook is once again tweaking what you see to focus more on personal connections and take the spotlight off brands and news articles. Facebook says it will highlight posts you are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more “meaningful.” That means cutting back on items that Facebook users tend to passively consume, including video. To try to keep you glued to Facebook, it regularly updates the formula that decides what posts you see. With the latest update, the company says it’s focusing on what Facebook is for — connecting with people you know. Here’s a look at...

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‘Mississippi Burning’ KKK Leader Dies In Prison At 92

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state’s corrections department announced Friday. The one-time Klan leader was serving three consecutive 20-year terms for manslaughter when he died at 9 p.m. Thursday night inside the Mississippi State Penitentiary. An autopsy was pending, but no foul play was suspected, the corrections’ statement said. His conviction came 41 years to the day after James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, all in their 20s,...

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Chadwick Boseman Teams With Barry Jenkins For 70s Hijacking Thriller

[ad_1] Source: VALERIE MACON / Getty Chadwick Boseman is on to new projects and his much-anticipated Black Panther movie hasn’t even come out yet. Next up, Chadwick is prepping for a thriller movie called Expatriate, which he wrote with his writing partner Logan Coles. He will star in the movie and, according to Deadline, Barry Jenkins, of Moonlight fame, will direct. The story takes place in the 1970s and it will revolve around an intense plane hijacking. There is no set release date for the film yet, but people are already getting excited. Follow The Willie Moore Jr. Show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!      [ad_2] Source link ...

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Some Utility Rates Could Go Down After US Corporate Tax Cuts

[ad_1] OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Public utility regulators from Oklahoma to Massachusetts are considering lowering the rates that homeowners and businesses pay for electricity and natural gas after a federal tax overhaul signed into law by President Donald Trump reduced the corporate income tax rate by 14 percent. The tax overhaul that went into effect Jan. 1 lowers the highest corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. Now, regulators and consumer groups such as AARP are demanding that the rates consumers pay be rolled back. Utilities are allowed to incorporate federal income tax obligations into the rates they charge...

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10 Painfully Awkward Moments All Of Us Can Relate To

[ad_1] Today marks Issa Rae‘s 33rd rotation around the sun:   And what better way to honor the original awkward Black girl’s birthday than by sharing some awkward moments that we all can relate to. Like that awkward greeting moment when you don’t know if the situation requires a handshake or hug. So awkward when you meet someone and they go to shake your hand and you go to hug them so they kind of punch you in the chest — Brighton Girl (@BtonGirlProbs) November 2, 2017 Hit the flip for more unpleasant moments that we all have gone through once — or twice, or...

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Trevor Noah Shut’s Down Trump For Racist Immigration Comment

[ad_1] At the top on Thursday night’s “The Daily Show,” funnyman/host Trevor Noah – who just happens to be from an African “shithole” country – told the audience that he had planned to begin the show by speaking on how South Korea’s president credited President Donald Trump’s rhetoric with getting North Korea to the negotiating table. “I was going to be, like, ‘Wow, Donald Trump, maybe you did something right’,” Noah said. But, the comedian, who was born and raised in South Africa, pointed out that Trump’s racist comments about the U.S. letting in immigrants from “shithole countries” including Haiti and those...

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Mary J. Blige Breaks Down While Receiving Hollywood Star

[ad_1] Mary J. Blige spent her birthday on Thursday basking in the adulation of family, friends, and colleagues while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame…finally. “I’m so grateful for this star right now because I’ve earned it probably three times,” Blige told the crowd. “I say that with confidence and not arrogance. I say it because I know that now, and I know my worth, and what this means.” The dedication on Thursday, January 11 followed speeches from record producer Andre Harrell and former mentor Sean “Diddy” Combs. Both praised Blige for her talent and strength. The Grammy Award-winning artist...

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Did Issa Rae Turn Drake Down At Golden Globes After Party?

[ad_1] Rumors are going around that Insecure star and HBO writer Issa Rae turned Drake down at the Golden Globes after party. Hot New Hip Hop reports that Rae spoke out on the matter but didn’t give a specific answer to the question. Some background information to know about Rae is that she is a huge Drake fan. She’s so much of a fan that she puts the rapper’s lyrics into every episode of Insecure as sort of an easter egg for fans to listen for. She told Hot New Hip Hop doing, “that was a personal thing for me, but that’s not something that we bang you over...

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