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The Black Unicorn’ Tiffany Haddish is at it again and this time around, she is telling all women to ‘stop having sex’ until social justice is served.

 

The Girl’s Trip star was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where she spoke about almost everything, from social issues to TikTok challenges.

The world is seeking an end to institutional racism and police brutality and as such, there has been a whirlwind of demonstrations all over the globe, especially in the U.S. Haddish is of the belief that for the world to see ‘real change’, women must deny men sex.

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XEAT TV (pronounced heat tv) is now offering free video submissions for the entire month of August.

Yes indeed, the melanated influenced TV network is offering free premium services to all interested artists worldwide. This package deal includes broadcasting XEAT live TV channel, publishing on IPTV (Roku, Amazon TV), social media posts (Instagram, Facebook, etc.), and website.

 

This is a once in a while opportunity for clients to promote themselves directly to all of the networks subscribers and to the public without spending a dime. There is no time to waste, reach out today.

 

50 new artists (mostly from Ghana and Sierra Leone) have already taken advantage of this service and the first few posts have been shared on Instagram.

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Tributes are still pouring in for actor Chadwick Boseman who died on Friday of colon cancer at 43. Boseman’s medical condition was not publicly known.

 

A statement says he was first diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016 and filmed many movies “during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.”

“What a gentle gifted soul. Showing us all that greatness between surgeries and chemotherapy. This is what dignity looks like,” wrote TV star and author Oprah Winfrey. As scores of celebrities and fans chime in online to honor the Black Panther star, here are seven things to know about the Marvel superhero.

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Three long weeks after its release, one can tell the final thoughts on Beyoncé‘s Black Is King have not taken shape and the last word has not been said on a visual album that marks another watershed in the course of Beyoncé’s Afrocentrism.

Black Is King was written and directed by the singer as the visual companion to her 2019 soundtrack album, The Lion King: The Gift. The latter was itself the musical corpus of the live-action remake of The Lion King.

 

Latter days Beyoncé has been philosophical Beyoncé. Starting with the celebrated 2016 Lemonade project which detailed a personal story of despair and ascension, Beyoncé gave a sneak preview of her future with the song Formation.

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Aliko Dangote

He’s the richest black man in the world and Africa’s richest man, with an estimated wealth of $10.3bn. Within Nigeria, Senator Ben-Murray Bruce called him “more influential and powerful than  Buhari”. 

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Nunu Ntshingila

Nunu Ntshingila is Facebook’s Head of Africa, with responsibility for leading the team that engages with agencies and brands in Africa to help them make the most of the company’s products.

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Amina J Mohammed 

Amina Jane Mohammed (born 27 June 1961) is a Nigerian-British politician who is the current Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. She was formerly the Federal Minister of the Environment of Nigeria.

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 Trevor Noah

One of the US’s most prominent voices critiquing the presidency of Donald Trump, Noah has brought millennial-inspired thinking and an astute outsider’s view to The Daily Show.

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Akon

Akon is a Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up".

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Rasha Kelej

Rasha Kelej is the current Chief Executive Officer of Merck Foundation. She is the former Chief Social Officer and Vice President of Merck Healthcare. 

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Nigerian author-cum-public intellectual continues her stratospheric ascent and is as often seen behind a mic as in print these days...

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Tidjane Thiam

Thiam’s turnaround of Credit Suisse since 2016 has left bankers and analysts awestruck. Ignoring naysayers, the Ivorian CEO relegated the derivatives traders and recast the bank as a wealth-management operation.

A letter signed by 54 African countries asks the rights body for a debate on police brutality against Black people.

 

African countries called on Friday on the United Nations Human Rights Council to urgently debate racism and police brutality amid the unrest in the United States and beyond over George Floyd's death.

In a letter written on behalf of 54 African countries, Burkina Faso's ambassador to the UN in Geneva asked the UN's top rights body for an "urgent debate" on "racially inspired human rights violations, police brutality against people of African descent and the violence against the peaceful protests that call for these injustices to stop". 

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