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Rihanna calls on friends and allies to ‘pull up’ during powerful speech at 2020 NAACP Image Awards

Rihanna calls on friends and allies to ‘pull up’ during powerful speech at 2020 NAACP Image Awards

Rihanna received thunderous applause following her stirring speech at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards. The musician, business mogul and philanthropist received the prestigious President’s Award at Saturday’s ceremony. During her acceptance speech, Rihanna spoke of the importance of unifying communities and encouraged people of color to tell friends of different races to “pull up.” “I’m…MORE

Mother of a missing baby last seen in December says she knew who took her

Mother of a missing baby last seen in December says she knew who took her

The mother of a 15-month-old girl last seen two months ago and reported missing last week in Tennessee says she knew who had her daughter, and she was afraid to report her disappearance. Evelyn Boswell of East Tennessee was last seen in December but authorities issued an Amber Alert for her Wednesday. Her mother, Megan…MORE

What you should know about Kobe Bryant’s memorial

What you should know about Kobe Bryant’s memorial

Crowds of mourners will gather in Los Angeles on Monday to honor the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Numerous tributes have taken place since the Bryant, Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash last month. Bryant and his daughter were laid to rest in a cemetery in Southern…MORE

Three people injured after stabbing at a night club in Michigan

Three people injured after stabbing at a night club in Michigan

A stabbing incident at a nightclub near Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant left three people injured early Sunday morning, authorities said. The incident took place at Wayside Central, according CNN affiliate WNEM, which cited a message sent out by the university’s emergency alert system. The scene is about a tenth of a mile from…MORE

Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes dies while attempting to launch a homemade rocket

Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes dies while attempting to launch a homemade rocket

Daredevil “Mad Mike” Hughes died during an attempt to launch his homemade rocket Saturday. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike Hughes’ family and friends during this difficult time. It was always his dream to do this launch, and Science Channel was there to chronicle his journey,” the Science Channel said in a statement.…MORE