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LHHNY’s Mendeecees Gets Some Bad News

Bad news for Love and Hip Hop NY’s Mendeecees and Yandy. The court of appeals denied his lawyer’s request to reduce his 8 year sentence. Mendeecees plead guilty to a drug trafficking conspiracy that transported drugs from New York City to Rochester Ny. He was sentenced in Dec of 2015. READ FULL STORY HERE 

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BLACK PANTHER SCREENING 2.13.18

Trump Wants to Replace Cash Benefits with Box of Food.  

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney described the Trump administration's proposal to replace nearly half of poor Americans' monthly cash benefits with a box of food. It would affect households that receive at least $90 a month in food stamps, or roughly 38 million people.  

The box would be valued at about half of the SNAP recipient's monthly benefit. The remainder of their benefits would be given to them on electronic benefit cards, as before.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS. 

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Uh Oh!! Is Quavo Headed to Jail? 

Uh Oh! TMZ is reporting that the NYPD has reached out to Quavo’s lawyer to let him know that they have enough evidence to arrest Quavo. This is from the incident that happened #Grammy weekend at club 1Oak where Quavo allegedly got into it with a jeweler who claimed he was owed money. There is no warrant but they say.  CLICK HERE TO READ FULL STORY. 

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Redheads among 157 new emojis coming in 2018

Redheads finally have the representation they have fought so hard for.

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New emojis, 157 in total, were announced by Unicode Consortium. This new set of emojis brings the total list of emojis to just under 3,000.

Thanks to Emojipedia, the new emojis can be viewed below.

Here are a few more, as listed by Uproxx:

Goggles, Lab Coat, Hiking Boot, Woman’s Flat Shoe, Raccoon, Llama, Hippopotamus, Kangaroo, Badger, Swan, Peacock, Parrot, Lobster, Mosquito, Microbe, Mango, Leafy Green, Bagel, Salt, Moon Cake, Cupcake, Compass, Bricks, Skateboard, Luggage, Firecracker, Red Gift Envelope, Softball, Flying Disc, Lacrosse, Nazar Amulet, Jigsaw, Teddy Bear, Chess Pawn, Abacus, Receipt, Toolbox, Magnet, Test Tube, Petri Dish, DNA, Fire Extinguisher, Lotion Bottle, Thread, Yarn, Safety Pin, Broom, Basket, Roll of Paper, Soap, Sponge, Infinity, and Pirate Flag.

The Emoji 11.0 list will likely debut in June.

Black Olympians To Look Out For in the 2018 Winter Olympics!

1. Jordan Green

The first African American to make the USA’s Olympic Hockey Team.The 20-year-old New York native was selected in the 2015 NHL draft by the Minnesota Wild, but chose to continue his college education at Boston University instead. He will be one of only four college students playing for the United States. 

2. Maame Biney

Maame Biney is a 17-year-old speed skater who hails from Ghana. Maame became the first black woman to be selected as a speed skater for the U.S. Olympic Team after winning two 500-meter finals. Her opponents included three Olympians, making her win all the more impressive. 

3. The Nigeria Women’s Bobsled Team

Three women from Nigeria have already made Olympic history, and the games haven’t even begun yet! Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga will compete in the women’s bobsled, making them the first athletes from Africa to qualify for the Olympics in the sport. The three women are also the first Nigerians to ever compete in the winter Olympics. 

4. Aja Evans

Aja Evans took home a bronze medal for bobsledding at the 2014 Olympics, and this year she has her sights set on gold! The 29-year-old Olympian hails from Chicago; a city whose reputation she hopes to change while also inspiring more people from the black community to get involved with bobsledding. 

5. Awkasi Frimpong

Awkasi Frimpong is making Olympic history this year as Ghana’s first Olympic skeleton athlete. He was born in Ghana and moved to the Netherlands when he was eight years old. He started out on a bobsleigh and made the switch to skeleton; a sport which gets its name from the thin, bony appearance of the sled. 

6. Elena Meyer Taylor

 

Olympic veteran and bobsled driver Elana Meyers Taylor is a favorite for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The former college softball player has worked hard and became one of Team USA’s top bobsled drivers. She won a bronze medal in 2010, silver in 2014, and is going for the gold in 2018. 

7. Hakeem Abdul-Saboor

Although Hakeem Abdul-Saboor is no stranger to athletic competitions, he’s a rookie when it comes to bobsledding. He was introduced to bobsledding this past March, but is already named to Team USA, which means he’s not kidding when he describes himself as goal-oriented! 

8. Sabrina Wanjiku

Sabrina Wanjiku will be Kenya’s sole representative at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Aside from being the only Kenyan in the 2018 Olympics, the 18-year-old Alpine skiier is the first woman to represent Kenya, and only the second athlete to represent the country.

9.Shannon-Obbani Abeda

Alpine skiier Shannon-Obbani Abeda will be competing in PyeongChang this year, but not for his home country, Canada. Abeda’s parents fled their native Eritrea back in the 1980s, but he still feels a strong connection to the East African country and chose to represent it in PyeongChang. This will be the first time Eritrea has ever been represented in the Winter Olympics. 

SOURCE: WE TV

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