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Surviving R. Kelly (Do Black Girls Matter?)

In early January a documentary called Surviving R. Kelly aired, where shocking allegations of sexual abuse were made against the Rhythm and Blues singer. These allegations added to several past criminal prosecutions against the singer, none of which has led to Kelly being charged. Kelly has denied the allegations made in the documentary. This article will outline some of what …

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Government Shutdown: Is It Necessary?

On the 25th of January 2019, President Donald Trump ended the longest Government Shutdown in history after 35 days. However, he has made it clear that this is only temporary, if a deal cannot be reached by the 15th of February, he will shut down the government again. During the shutdown many services, such as museums, were not longer functioning …

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Is Omarosa Back on Reality Television Just a Scam?

Omarosa is a name that everyone seems to be familiar with, no matter if you are a fan of reality television or not. She always seems to be all over the news. But you may be wondering if the reality star turned White House staffer turned back into a reality star is a scam or if she is legit. This …

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Why did Kylie Jenner hide her pregnancy?

News recently sprung up that Kylie Jenner was pregnant, but it finally got confirmed that she had a baby girl Stormi Webster on February 1, but the main thing to note and question is why didn’t the confirm her pregnancy before the baby’s arrival? Obviously, there can be a number of reasons, both personal and work related, but fans still …

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Are Tamar and Vince really getting a divorce?

If you are a fan of the ‘Tamar and Vince’ show, you know what question is on everybody’s lips, right? Are Tamar and Vince really getting a divorce? Of, is it all just a front to get higher ratings? Are they secretly hiding their relationship to get away from the cameras they invited in, or just to make a fresh …

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Trump’s Ban Against Transgender Serving in the Military

During the Obama administration, there were two notable changes made to military policies. One of which was the lift on the ban of transgender citizens serving in the military, put into place in 2016. Fast forward less than a year later, the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief, President Donald Trump makes moves to reinstate this ban with a target effective date of …

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Racial Divisions in the USA as a Result of the Recent Election

Racism has always been a highly contentious topic in the USA. While enormous leaps and bounds have been made since the abolition of the slave trade in 1807, there remains a lot of work to be done, and at times it appears the nation steps backwards instead of forwards. For some, the idea that the recent election of President Donald …

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