Tiny Had This To Say About T.I.’s Rumored New Boo

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Tiny seems unbossed and unbothered despite rumors that her estranged husband, T.I., has moved on.

On Thursday, a fan told Tiny she was “strong” for not bussing Tip with a Henny bottle for dating with the curvy Instagram/video model Bernice Burgos. And Tiny was quick with the comeback: “I ain’t losing no sleep over no pass around b***.”

Bloop!

As we know, six months ago, Tiny filed for divorce from T.I. after 15 years and three kids together.

Tiny then ended the conversation promoting her daughter Zonnique’s new EP Love Jones.

“These charts are what’s up tho,” said Tiny.

What do you think about her comments?

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Aspiring Astronaut Graduates Clark Atlanta U. At 19

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A young man’s dream of space exploration is that much closer to reality when he graduates college this spring. But that’s not even the most amazing part of his story. When he graduates this May, he’ll be just 19-years-old. That’s right, when most students are either just starting or completing their freshman year, 19-year-old Ronald McCullough will be a college graduate.

Atlanta Patch reports:

McCullough, whose genius-level intelligence allowed him to skip second grade altogether, was 15 when he finished high school and just 16 when he arrived at CAU. He will graduate from college with honors with a B.A. in biology before resuming his career later in the fall when he enrolls in the biological/agricultural engineering program at North Carolina A&T.

“I would not consider myself a genius,” McCullough said in a statement released by the school. “I was placed in a setting for my love of learning to manifest. Much was expected of me and there was little room for disappointment.”

McCullough, whose mother graduated from the former Clark College, thrived in his college environment, despite being at least two years younger than most of his classmates.

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Devon Still Celebrates Two Years Of His Daughter Being Cancer Free

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NFL star Devon Still and his daughter Leah Still have a lot to celebrate this weekend: Saturday marked the 2-year anniversary of the 7-year-old being cancer free.

On his Instragram page, the Houston Texans defensive tackle posted a pic from of a past hospital visit when Leah was first diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer. Still proudly wrote: “No matter how hard it got we never gave up. So today, we celebrate your strength and perseverance Leah! I love you more than you could ever possibly know.”

Later that day, Leah starred in a video talking about the first-ever gala for the Still Strong Foundation, which raises money to provide financial assistance to families with children are battling cancer. It was started in 2015.

How adorable!

Leah endured “41 days of chemotherapy, 40 days of antibody therapy, 19 days of radiation and one seven-hour surgery,” before being declared cancer free in March of 2015.

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Vital Signs: New research reveals a reason for racial disparity in kidney disease – The Daily Progress

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Vital Signs: New research reveals a reason for racial disparity in kidney disease
The Daily Progress
There have been many studies over the years evaluating why this racial disparity exists. Some researchers conclude that African-Americans are more likely to have common kidney disease risk factors, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, or they may …

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Rachel Dolezal Details Journey Of Becoming A ‘Woke Soul Sista’

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Rachel Dolezal, who recently changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo to further embrace her African “heritage” although she was born White, is still claiming she is a “woke soul sista.”

The former NAACP leader of the Spokane, Washington chapter, releases her memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World, this month. In it, she details her journey to “freeing” her “inner blackness,” according to New York Daily News.

“I’d stir the water from the hose into the earth… and make thin, soupy mud, which I would then rub on my hands, arms, feet, and legs,” she writes in an excerpt shared by Daily Mail.

“I would pretend to be a dark-skinned princess in the Sahara Desert or one of the Bantu women living in the Congo. Imagining I was a different person living in a different place was one of the few ways… that I could escape the oppressive environment I was raised in.”

Chapter titles include “Escaping to Africa (in My Head)” and “Hustling to Make a Dollar,” in which the 40-year-old likens her childhood chores to slavery.

From Daily Mail:

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Mayor Muriel Bowser Creates Task Force On Missing D.C. Teens

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Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced on Friday that the city will dedicate more resources including a task force to help find missing youth in the District. This announcement was made amidst public outcry of the number of teenage girls—mostly Black and Latino—that have gone missing in the past few weeks.

According to The Washington Post, Bowser will increase the number of police officers assigned to find missing children and establish a task force to determine what social services teenagers who run away need to stabilize their home lives. In addition, the city plans to allocate more funds to nonprofit organizations that work with vulnerable teenagers.

Bowser stressed that not all of the responsibility to care for teens should fall on the district’s police department. And despite the media headlines that suggest that these girls have been abducted, she believes that most of these teens were runways.

“Often times, these girls are repeat runaways,” said Kevin Harris, a spokesman for the mayor.

“So if we really want to help solve this problem and bring down the numbers, we have to break the cycle of young people, especially young girls, who repeatedly run away from …read more      

Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting Leaves One Dead, 15 Injured

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

No suspects were in custody by late afternoon in the shooting at the Cameo club, which has a history of gun violence, and police said there was no indication of any terrorism link.

Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said one of the wounded was in “extremely critical condition,” while a hospital spokeswoman said two victims were listed in critical condition.

Police began receiving calls at 1:30 a.m. about gunshots at the club near the Ohio River east of downtown Cincinnati. Isaac said some 200 people were inside the club, one of the few hip-hop venues in the city, for music and dancing.

Isaac identified the dead man as 27-year-old O’Bryan Spikes, but provided no other details. He said 15 others were injured, with some already treated and released from hospitals.

“What we know at this point in the investigation is that several local men got into some type of dispute inside the bar, and it escalated into shots being fired from several individuals,” Isaac said. It wasn’t clear how many people …read more

CINCINNATI (AP) — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

No suspects were in custody by late afternoon in the shooting at the Cameo club, which has a history of gun violence, and police said there was no indication of any terrorism link.

Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said one of the wounded was in “extremely critical condition,” while a hospital spokeswoman said two victims were listed in critical condition.

Police began receiving calls at 1:30 a.m. about gunshots at the club near the Ohio River east of downtown Cincinnati. Isaac said some 200 people were inside the club, one of the few hip-hop venues in the city, for music and dancing.

Isaac identified the dead man as 27-year-old O’Bryan Spikes, but provided no other details. He said 15 others were injured, with some already treated and released from hospitals.

“What we know at this point in the investigation is that several local men got into some type of dispute inside the bar, and it escalated into shots being fired from several individuals,” Isaac said. It wasn’t clear how many people …read more      

Judge Throws Out Divorce Judgement Between Phaedra Parks And Apollo Nida

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We’re not sure what is going between Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida, but it’s pretty obvious that this has to got to be the messiest divorce in Black history. Apparently, a judge tossed out her divorce judgment because it was unfair to Apollo Nida.

According to TMZ, the judge said he was troubled by a number of things, including Parks “intentionally misspelling the parties names.”

Remember, last December Nida fought aggressively to get the divorce papers vacated, pointing out that Parks wrote in the docs that her last name was “Nita” instead of “Nida.” This misspelling was throughout the entire document.

In a statement, Parks’ rep told the gossip site that he is perplexed as to why Nida is stalling the divorce.

“It’s very confusing why a man who is engaged and enjoys frequent visits with his fiancée would work so aggressively to avoid ending his marriage,” said Steve Honig said.

“Regardless, Phaedra is reviewing her options with her attorney to determine the most efficient path toward ending this marriage so she can move forward and focus on raising strong. healthy and happy children,” he added.

Parks has two options now: Either appeal the …read more      

I Am Not Your Negro: The Importance of Black History to White America. – ChicagoNow (blog)

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I Am Not Your Negro: The Importance of Black History to White America.
ChicagoNow (blog)
In this spirit Peck captures Baldwin’s writing and activism accurately. Whites reeling back defensively from Baldwin’s criticisms of institutional racism miss the point. Just as identifying black history solely for blacks does. This film tells America

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