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Los Angeles Officially Recognizes August 15 As 'Nipsey Hussle Day'

The Marathon, along with Nipsey Hussle’s legacy, continues as the city of Los Angeles has announced that the late rapper/entrepreneur will be honored with his own day. August 15, which also happens to be his birthday, will officially be known as Nipsey Hussle Day in Los Angeles, California. The news was made public at the unveiling of Hussle’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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FBI Raids Mar-a-Lago And Republicans Are Fighting For Their Lives

On Aug. 8, the FBI executed a search warrant for Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and needless to say, the former president was anything but pleased. It is alleged that when Trump left office in January 2021, he returned to Mar-a-Lago with 15 boxes of letters, mementos and government documents, some of which were classified and were supposed to be turned over to the National Archives. According to The New York Times, the National Archives told Congress in February that when Trump returned the boxes to archivists, they found “items marked as classified national security information.” A preliminary investigation into the handling of the documents began in April. On Monday, federal agents arrived at Trump’s resort looking to see if he was in possession of any additional presidential records or classified documents. Trump, who was not at the Mar-a-Lago at the time, was in Bedminster, New Jersey, where he issued a statement to make the public aware of the raid as it was taking place.
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May 31 marks the 101st anniversary of the beginning of the Tulsa Race Massacre that destroyed the prosperous Greenwood neighborhood, a community of Black wealth and achievement that had been nicknamed Black Wall Street. The horrific attack killed hundreds of people, destroyed thousands of homes and establishments and obliterated a 35-block neighborhood that had been thriving within the city of Tulsa. As knowledge of the massacre finally spread after decades of whitewashing, the few living survivors and the descendants of those who lived through the violence are finally moving a few steps closer to being compensated for the attack and its lingering impact on them and their community.
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