Author: Deena Zaru

EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images WNBA star Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia for over five months, was found guilty on drug charges in a Moscow-area court Thursday. She was then sentenced to nine years in prison. The judge found that Griner had criminal intent, and said she is guilty of smuggling and […]

Kevin Kane/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The social justice arm of Jay Z‘s record label, Roc Nation, has convened a coalition of social justice leaders from various industries for a summit this summer amid the U.S. midterm elections. The United Justice Coalition was assembled by Team Roc, which leads the […]

Jason Mendez/Getty Images Two men have been taken into police custody in connection with the November shooting death of rapper Young Dolph in Memphis, Tennessee. Justin Johnson, 23, was captured on Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Marshals Service said, nearly a week after law enforcement announced he was wanted by police in connection with a number […]

(DENVER) — Prosecutors who charged Rogel Aguilera-Mederos following a deadly crash vowed to release previously undisclosed information from the case to the public after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis granted the truck driver clemency on Thursday, commuting his 110-year sentence to 10 years. “We look forward to sharing more information with our community that we were ethically prohibited […]

Young Dolph was honored at a public memorial at the FedExForum arena in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday afternoon as fans and community members gathered to pay tribute to the slain rapper one month after his death. The rapper, born Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., was shot and killed in Memphis on Nov. 17 while visiting Makeda’s […]

Justin Ford/Getty Images A man was shot on Thursday afternoon near the site of a memorial for rapper Young Dolph, who was shot and killed in Memphis on Wednesday. The shooting on Thursday afternoon took place near Makedas Homemade Butter Cookies, the shop that the hip-hop artist was visiting when he was killed. The bakery, […]

Gotham/GC Images Cardi B called out hair bias, and opened up about her journey with her natural hair, in a viral Instagram post Sunday, telling her millions of fans, “there’s no such thing as bad hair.” “Why every time I post my natural hair I hear ‘you’re MIXED you’re supposed to have long hair’? That’s not true and very […]

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