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Damon Dash, Lawsuit, Lee Daniels, News, Top Stories -

One of the funnier viral videos of 2018 came when Damon Dash, the producer and former right-hand man of Jay-Z, ran up on Lee Daniels during a Diana Ross concert and demanded that Daniels pay back the $2 million he fronted him years ago. The tensions later escalated to where Dash sued Daniels for $5 million, which included interest and […]

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Fair Fight Georgia, Lawsuit, Politics, Stacey Abrams, Top Stories -

Stacey Abrams, who made it very clear that she thought that there were a number of questionable issues that likely kept her from the Governor’s office, is filing a federal lawsuit that alleges “gross mismanagement” of the election and the state’s voting system. The suit was filed under the name of her new organization, Fair […]

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Benjamin Crump, Health, HIV, Lawsuit, LGBT, News -

A new federal lawsuit has been filed against Gilead Sciences alleging that the pharmaceutical giant of putting profits over people. According to the Jacksonville Free Press, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump believes the company is intentionally withholding a safer HIV drug from hundreds of thousands of patients — particularly those in marginalized groups including black and […]

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baby can i hold you tonight, black music, chapman v minaj, lawsuit, nicki minaj, power 1051, sorry, tracy chapman -

I guess it’s safe to say Tracy Chapman isn’t a Nicki Minaj fan. According to TMZ, the multiple Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter is suing the “Barbie Dreamz” rapper, alleging that Minaj illegally used the song “Baby, Can I Hold You (Tonight)” for her unreleased single, “Sorry,” featuring Nas.


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american civil liberties union, bail reform, denver, denver bail bond fees, jail bond, lawsuit, news -

In a righteous blow to the prison industrial complex’s enduring grab for funds from already cash-strapped communities, the American Civil Liberties Union has brought a lawsuit against the city of Denver for what it terms illegal jail bond fees.


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Black Vogue, Culture Watch, Lawsuit, Living, Style, Trademark, Vogue -

Try to keep up here. Advance Publications, parent company of Vogue Magazine, is suing Nareasha Willis, a 26-year-old designer and activist, in federal court for trademark infringement. Willis is the creator of the Black Vogue clothing line and the company claims she is violating trademark law. In an odd twist, Teen Vogue ran a story on Willis and Black […]

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David Jones, Lawsuit, News, Philadelphia Police, Police Shooting, Ryan Pownall, Settlement -

The city of Philadelphia has agreed to a $1 million settlement with the family of David Jones, who was killed in a June 2017 police shooting. The unarmed Jones, 30, was shot twice in the back as he ran from officer Ryan Pownall on June 8, 2017. Pownall has since been charged with criminal homicide in […]

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#BlackGirlMagic, Beyoncé, Entertainment, Featured, Lawsuit, News, Witchcraft -

Beyonce’s former drummer has gone apesh*t with claims that the singer practices witchcraft and put her under a spell of sexual molestation.

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Kevin Garnett, Lawsuit, NBA, News, Theft -

Kevin Garnett has filed a lawsuit against an accountant and the accountant’s firm, alleging he was defrauded out of $77 million. The retired Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves player filed the federal malpractice lawsuit alleging that Michael Wertheim and Welenken CPAs, based in Kentucky, allowed Charles Banks IV, a wealth manager in Atlanta, to steal […]

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civil rights violations, clyde pemberton, false arrest, harlem, lawsuit, mist, nypd -

The owner of a well-known Harlem restaurant and two of his employees filed a civil rights lawsuit against the NYPD last week over a 2017 altercation involving a group of white women.


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3D Guns, lawsuit, National, News, Online Blueprints, Trump Administration -

Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a […]

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Confederate battle flag, Lawsuit, Mississippi, News, Ocean Springs, Video -

The Mississippi state flag is one of a handful of state emblems that still features the Confederate battle flag. The flag has long been seen by people of color as an enduring symbol of racism and prejudice and one activist group in Mississippi has filed a federal lawsuit to stop one city from flying it. […]

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James Finchum, Lawsuit, Matthew 25, Nashville, News, Sexual Harassment -

Allegations of sexual assault, harassment and gender and racial bias have been filed against the executive leader of a Nashville, Tenn., nonprofit group. James Finchum, the former executive director of homeless advocacy and assistance group Matthew 25, resigned in January prior to a federal lawsuit being filed. Both Finchum and the organization were named as […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder, Governor Rick Scott, Lawsuit, News, Politics, Republicans, Special Elections, Top Stories, Wins, Wisconsin -

Former Attorney General of the US Eric Holder wins lawsuit against GOP Governor Rick Scott, forcing special elections to be held in Wisconsin

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Anthony Borgess, Broward County, Lawsuit, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, News, School Shooting, Video -

Anthony Borges was one of the dozens injured on February 14 during the tragic Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 people dead.  Now, he and his family are suing the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, the school district, the principal and resource officers of the school. Borges is the first to file a lawsuit, […]

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Albany, Damages, Entertainment, Injury, Lawsuit, Migos, Music, New York, Stabbing -

Atlanta-based MCs Migos are being sued for what plaintiff say was the inciting of a riot at a concert in Albany, N.Y., that resulted in some attendees being stabbed in 2015. The lawsuit was filed by parent company of the venue, identified as the Washington Avenue Armory. According to the lawsuit, TMZ reports that Migos allegedly showed […]

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Adrienne Lawrence, Chris Berman, ESPN, Jemele Hill, Lawsuit, News -

Several weeks after Jemele Hill has left her on-air duties at ESPN, the network is experiencing legal troubles from an ex-employee whose litigation against the company has drawn in the former host. On Monday TMZ reported that ESPN legend Chris Berman allegedly left a “threatening and racially disparaging voicemail” to his colleague, Hill. The claims were made in a […]

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ASCAP, Blonde, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Grammys, Lawsuit, News, Om'Mas Keith -

Frank Ocean is suing producer Om'Mas Keith for his 2016 album Blonde after that producer tried to claim songwriting credit.

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@AP, Alabama, Alabama Senate Race, Doug Jones, Featured, Lawsuit, News, Politics, Roy Moore -

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Roy Moore filed a lawsuit to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race...

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Catfish, Entertainment, Lawsuit, NBA, Ray Allen, Sports -

The ex-NBA star claims man pretended to be a woman in exchange for 'private information'

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Colin Kaepernick, Lawsuit, News, NFL -

After filing a grievance claiming that the NFL colluded to keep him from being signed with a team, Kaepernick stands to walk away with millions.

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Bronx, Bullying, Lawsuit, News, Stabbing -

The family of a Bronx teen who barely survived a stabbing attack by a bullied classmate that killed his best friend is planning to sue over the incident.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Bobby Brown, Entertainment, Lawsuit, TV One, Whitney Houston -

TV One is standing its ground on its Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic, despite a lawsuit filed against it by famous dad Bobby Brown.

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Entertainment, Lawsuit, Quantasia Sharpton, STD, Usher -

Quantasia Sharpton says the singer picked her out of crowd at a concert, and later met up with her at a hotel to have sex.

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Entertainment, Kanye West, Lawsuit -

Last fall, Kanye West had to cancel his tour because he was hospitalized in UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Center following a psychiatric breakdown.

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Entertainment, Herpes, Lawsuit, Usher -

A Jane Doe who is suing Usher for exposing her to herpes has upped her lawsuit from $10 million to $20 million after she tested positive for the disease.

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Assault, Birdman, Entertainment, Keyshia Cole, Lawsuit, Sabrina Mercadel -

Sabrina Marcadel is suing the singer for Mercadel's suit is asking for damages caused by pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of earnings.

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Car Crash, Entertainment, Lawsuit, Venus Williams -

Venus Williams' lawyers filed an emergency motion in order to prevent the inspection of either car that was involved in a fatal car crash.

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Cindy Rueda, Diddy, Entertainment, Lawsuit, Sean Combs -

Sean "Diddy" Combs is slamming the claims made by his former personal chef that she was forced to serve him and friends while engaged in sexual activity.

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