When Jay Z tweets, you know something major is in the works. Earlier this week New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced his commitment to shutting down infamous New York City jail Rikers Island, which was met with great relief from the community. Jay Z, whose current Kalief Browder documentary recounts the nightmare lived by
Ruth Negga poses on the red carpet wearing a blue ACLU ribbon. (Mike Blake/Reuters) This year, the Oscars seemed destined to get political. After all, the nation seems more divided than ever, and Hollywood stars, who are overwhelmingly liberal, have been vocal opponents of many of President Trump’s policies (to say nothing of his
Mathew Knowles went on Instagram to express his happiness upon hearing that his daughter, Beyoncé, and her hubby, Jay Z, are pregnant with twins.
First Lady Michelle Obama made her first public appearance after her husband’s moving farewell address to the nation on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. The episode had some riveting moments–from regular Americans recording thank you videos to FLOTUS, only to be surprised by her in person, to a tribute to Michelle from Stevie Wonder
We knew something was up. A group of “prominent computer scientists and election lawyers” are lobbying the Clintonteam, as they’ve allegedly found evidence that shows votes from the three swing states Donald Trump won (Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania) may have been “manipulated or hacked.” From NYMag: Last Thursday, the activists held a conference call with
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were killed and four were hospitalized in shootings at a riverfront park in Louisville, police said Thursday. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said officers responded to a call of multiple shootings about 1:30 p.m. at Shawnee Park. The injuries among those taken to University Hospital were not
WASHINGTON (AP) — You learn a lot about people when they’re down, President Barack Obama declared Thursday, and he wasn’t talking about an election. Obama saluted the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers for rallying from behind to defeat the Golden State Warriors and end a Cleveland pro sports title drought stretching back to 1964. Obama honored the
President Barack Obama has invited President-elect Donald Trump to meet with him at the White House on Thursday. The president plans to address Trump’s victory in a statement from the White House on Wednesday. The White House says Obama called Trump from his residence in the White House early Wednesday to congratulate him. White House