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Andre Harrell Tribute To Air Sunday

“I hope to God that you are all blessed to have someone in your life that loves you and believes in you like this man believed in me,” Diddy wrote on Instagram. “I’m going to miss him so much. I can’t even imagine life without Dre.”

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Oprah Gives Grants To ‘Home’ Cities During Pandemic

She announced Wednesday that her Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation will donate money to organizations dedicated to helping underserved communities in Chicago; Baltimore; Nashville, Tennessee; Milwaukee; and Kosciusko, Mississippi, where she was born.

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ESPN To Show Film About Game 6 Of 1998 NBA Finals

The Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz 87–86 as Michael Jordan hit the game-winning basket with 5.2 seconds remaining to cap their sixth championship in eight seasons.

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Wendy Williams Pauses Talk Show Because Of Health Condition

Williams has has been experiencing fatigue because of symptoms from Graves’ disease, a spokesperson for “The Wendy Williams Show” said Monday.

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Fairfax County Is Home To 11 Fortune 500 Headquarters For First Time; SAIC Is Newest Local Entry

For the first time ever, 11 Fairfax County-based companies in a broad range of industries hold spots on the Fortune 500 list of the largest publicly traded companies in the United States. Fortune magazine published the 2020 list today.

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Michelle Obama Joined By Barack For Online Reading Series

Michelle Obama has been reading midday Monday for the past several weeks in support of families with small children at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Common’s #WeMatterToo Push Urges Jail Releases Amid Virus

“It’s a troubling time for them,” Common said, “because they are the people who usually are overlooked.”

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Biography Of Ida B. Wells Coming Out In 2021, Publisher Says

Wells was a journalist and publisher in the late 1800s and early 1900s and later helped found civil rights and women’s suffrage groups. Ida B. Wells-Barnett died in 1931.

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Study Ties ‘Obamacare’ To Fewer Cancer Deaths In Some States

“For a policy to have this amount of impact in a short amount of years” is remarkable, because cancer often takes a long time to develop and prove fatal, she said.

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Consumers, Lawmakers Rip Airlines For Withholding Refunds

The senators have previously estimated that airlines are holding back more than $10 billion by refusing to pay cash refunds.

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