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Saweetie Announces She Is Launching A Six Week Youth Financial Literacy Program In 2023!

( 📸: Warner Records / Glitter Magazine ) Cousins! Saweetie has plans to kick off the new year giving back to the youth in an impactful way by providing financial education within a six week program! Youth members ages 7 through 17 will be able to take part in the Icy Baby foundation based initiative […]

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PNB Rock Murder Investigation Reportedly Crossing State Lines; Officials Believe Incident May Not Have Been A Random Robbery!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Los Angeles officials are continuing their investigation surrounding the tragic murder of beloved rapper PNB Rock. They are currently under the impression that the incident may not have been an armed robbery incident turned deadly but an actual hit sent across state lines! According to TMZ, LAPD sources have come forward in saying […]

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Comedian Teddy Ray Is Said To Have Died In Apparent Drowning Incident; Lifeless Body Discovered Floating In A Pool!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Late last week the shocking passing of beloved comedian Teddy Ray shocked social media users as well as the entertainment industry completely! According to exclusive reports from TMZ, the 32 year old is said to have died due to an apparent drowning. Local officials confirm that a maintenance worker discovered Teddy’s lifeless body […]

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ICU Nurse That Caused Fatal Los Angeles Car Crash Killing 6 People Held On $9M Bail, Possibly Facing 90 Years In Prison!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! A Texas ICU nurse has officially been charged following the fatal car crash that claimed the lives of 6 Los Angeles residents, including a pregnant mother and her 1 year old son! According to reports from NBC news, Nicole Lorraine, 37 has been charged with 6 counts of murder, five counts of vehicular […]

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Health Care Coverage to be Offered to All Undocumented Immigrants in California

-Jasmine Dyer- Cousins! California is now the first state to offer free healthcare for all undocumented low-income immigrants!  On Thursday, Gov. Gaven Newsom signed a $307.9 billion operating budget to make all illegal low-income adult immigrants eligible for California’s Medicaid program by 2024, reports The Associated Press.  The program will provide state-funded health insurance to […]

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Governor Newsom Signs Bill To Protect Patients Threatened By Abortion Bans In Other States. Says Abortion Will Remain Legal In California

-Jasmine Dyer- Cousins! Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has created outrage all over the country. However, Governor Gavin Newsom is taking extra precautions to ensure California remains a “safe haven” for women around the country who no longer have access to abortions! Last Friday, the governor signed Assembly Bill 1666, intended to […]

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California StateVotes To Return Bruce’s Beach Property That Was Taken From Black Owners Within The Jim Crow Era!

-Kacee Biggs- Cousins! Almost a century ago, miles of a mesmerizing beachfront Southern California real estate were taken from Black owners during the Jim Crow era! We are pleased to announce within recent updates, the waterfront community known as Bruce’s Beach located in the city of Manhattan Beach; has officially been returned to the family’s […]

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24-Year-Old UPS Driver Passes Out In Delivery Truck, Dies From Suspected Heat Stroke!

-Jasmine Dyer- Cousins! An UPS driver tragically died after he collapsed in his vehicle from an apparent heat stroke while delivering packages in Southern California! On Saturday, Esteban Chaves Jr. – also known as “Stevie” or “Lil’ Stevie” – of Downey, Ca. was delivering his final package in the Pasadena area when he collapsed in […]

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(Update) Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth Petty Avoids Jails Time; Placed On Probation And House Arrest After Failing To Register As Sex Offender!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Despite prosecutors wishes it appears that Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty has avoided jail time all together following a sentencing of probation paired with house arrest! According to CBS Los Angeles news, Petty was sentenced today, and is ordered to pay a $55,000 fine, along with three years probation and a year […]

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California Set To Start Testing Digital Driver’s Licenses!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- For all our California cousins, there is a chance your identification card and driver’s license will go digital. Last year, the state authorized the DMV to do a trial run of mobile driver’s licenses and IDs. Also, a year to establish a timeline and the estimated cost. According to 600 KOGO News Radio, […]

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Taraji P. Henson To Host The 2022 BET Awards!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! It’s almost about that time for the annual BET awards ceremony! We are pleased to announce that our girl Taraji P. Henson will front and center flexing her hosting abilities for the second year in a row! “I am honored to return as the host of the BET Awards and share the stage […]

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Black Couple And Clothing Boutique Owners Set To Recieve $150K Following Viral Racial Profiling Incident!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Following a viral confrontation in their own store with an officer, a Black couple is set to cash out after winning a racial profiling suit! According to KTVU the town of Tiburon has agreed to pay $150K to the couple in efforts of settling the issued suit. Last year, they sued for […]


California State Considering Shortening The Work Week Down To 4 Days, 32 Hours A Week For Large Companies!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! California state may be up one soon following talks of shortening the work week down to only 4 days and 32 hours a week for employees of large companies! According to CNBC news, state officials are currently in talks with legislatures to possibly reduce the mandatory work week for companies that have a […]

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Woman That Previously Accused Snoop Dogg Of Sexual Assault, Files Motion To Drop Civil Suit!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! After being hit with claims of sexual assault along with a lawsuit just days before hitting the Super Bowl halftime stage; an unidentified woman has now filed to withdraw the suit without prejudice against Snoop Dogg! According to the Huff Post, the woman identified as “Jane Doe” was previously demanding damages against both […]

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California Residents Could Get $400 Under New Gas Tax Rebate Proposal!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Gas prices are skyrocketing across the nation, but lawmakers are proposing a plan that will give back to California residents! In a recently issued announcement, California lawmakers have proposed a $400 gas rebate for every state taxpayer because of the increasing gas prices.  According to NBC BayArea, “Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Irvine) and […]

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Uber Eats Driver Considering Taking Legal Action Against Snoop Dogg After Posting His Personal Information On Instagram, ” I Fear For My Family”

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! An Uber eats driver is currently deep in thought of taking possible legal action against everyone’s favorite uncle Snoop Dogg for posting his personal information on social media in a now viral video clip! Back in late January Snoop took to his verified Instagram account with frustration involving a delayed Uber Eats order […]

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Tesla Sued Over Alleged Discrimination Against Black Employees, Company’s Owner Says The Lawsuit Is “Unfair”

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Tesla is in hot water following claims of discrimination against Black people! California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing is currently suing Tesla following allegations of harassment and racism towards their Black employees at the Tesla plant in Fremont, Ca. Tesla, . The company’s owner Elon Musk, has responded to the lawsuit  […]

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Kim Kardashian Reveals That She Passed The Baby Bae Exam After 4th Attempt!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Kim Kardashian is out here making major strides to secure a career in law. She took to the gram Monday morning to announce after a few failed attempts at passing the baby bar exam, this time around she officially came out on top! “OMFGGGG I PASSED THE BABY BAR EXAM!!!! Looking in the […]

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California Makes History As The First State To Ban Nonconsensual Condom Removal!

-Kierra Wilson-  Cousins! California has recently become the first state to expell stealthing, which is a term defining “nonconsenual removal of a condom during sex.” Governor Gavin Newsom signed the law making it a civil offense under the state of California, when removing a condom without your partner’s consent. According to NPR, State Assembly member […]

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Kanye West Set To Open Prep School In Simi, California Under Donda Academy!

-Kierra Wilson- Cousins! Kanye West has decided to open a private prep school in California! “Donda Academy mission; using an ethic of integrity and care. Donda Academy prepares students to become the next generation of leaders, thinkers and innovators by providing them with a world-class education that includes a rigorous corecurriculum and emphasis on sustainability, […]

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Bank Of America Senior Executive Found Beaten To Death In Her Home Reportedly At The Hands Of Her Boyfriend!

Cousins! A senior Bank of America executive’s body was recently discovered lifeless within her home in California with police officials lead to believe that her boyfriend had allegedly beaten her to death! Michelle Annette Avan, 48 was found unresponsive at her home located in Reseda by her son. According to Independent her face showed intense […]

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Group Of 10 People Play Snatch And Run At A Local Neiman Marcus In San Franciso!

Cousins! Cellphone footage of a local robbery in San Francisco is making its rounds throughout social media as police search for 10 suspects within a robbery incident that took place in broad daylight! The video shows a group of people running out of a #NeimanMarcus located at 150 Stockton Street in Union Square running off […]

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Death Row Records Launches Virtual Museum Experience For 30 Year Anniversary!

Cousins! In honor of their thirty year history within the music and entertainment industry Death Row Records has launched a virtual museum tour for their devoted fans! In addition to the tour The Death Row Experience will provide a special soundtrack with iconic hits from the label’s legendary all star roster, reports Hot New Hip […]

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Update: 11 Victims Forward Claims Of Sexual Abuse, Rape And Drugging By T.I And Tiny!

Cousins! A criminal investigation against married couple Clifford “T.I” Harris and his wife Tameka “ Tiny” Harris is still underway following forwarded accusations of sexual abuse, drugging, kidnapping, and intimidation by more than 30 women! According to media outlet SPIN, New York based law firm by the name of Blackburn Law has been contacted by […]

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Kevin Hart Caught On Camera Texting While Driving On An LA Freeway!

Cousins! Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has been captured on camera recently pulling the ultimate no-no of texting and driving! According to the Daily Mail Hart was spotted behind the wheel of his vintage Mustang traveling 65 miles per hour talking on the phone and replying to messages. Sources have confirmed that Kevin was driving […]


California Prosecutors To Reopen Fatal Police Shooting Of Oscar Grant!

Cousins! Northern California Prosecutors have recently confirmed official reopening of the 2009 fatal shooting of Oscar Grant ! The 22 year old father was shot and killed on New Year’s day of 2009 at the hands of Bay Area Rapid Transit ( BART ) officers while laying with his face down on the platform of […]


California Governor Signs New Kobe Law Banning First Responders From Taking Photos Of Deceased!

Cousins! California Governor Gavin Newsom has officially signed a new law named after basketball legend and philanthropist Kobe Bryant, which will officially ban first responders from taking unauthorized photographs of deceased individuals at the scene of an accident. According to TMZ the law is set to go into effect on January 1st, 2021. Sources have […]


Chadwick Boseman Mural Unveiled In Downtown Disney Area Created By Black Author And Artist Nikkolas Smith!

Cousins! A mural of beloved actor and legend Chadwick Boseman has recently been unveiled in the Downtown Disney area located in California by Black artist and author Nikkolas Smith! View this post on Instagram This one is special. My King Chad tribute is now on a wall on display at Downtown Disney. 🐾 It is […]


Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Reopening Of California Scheduled For This Friday!

#Cousins; It has recently been announced that the state of California is set to reopen no later than this Friday! According to ABC News; Governor Gavin Newsom confirmed the major news within a Monday afternoon press conference. He states his decision is based off of positive data recently discovered involving the #COVID19 crisis. Governor Newsom […]


California Teen Commits Suicide, Reportedly Stressed About Coronavirus Pandemic!

#Cousins, The quarantine lockdown has deeply affected millions around the world as everyone is ultimately forced to cope with the new and unfamiliar norms of society. Unfortunately the stay at home mandate has caused an apparent spike in suicidal deaths from small children to young adults as many fear the unknown end results of the […]