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Jackson was accused of setting up a camera in Hart’s hotel room and recording his extramarital affair Kevin Hart‘s former friend, J.T. Jackson, has been cleared of all criminal charges related to a 2017 sex tape scandal.  Ina video posted on social media, Hart shared an update about the case in a video, in which he admits, “I’m happy that that chapter in my life is over.” Kevin Hart attends the Australian premiere of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ during the Sydney Film Festival on June 06, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by James Gourley/Getty Images) Jackson was accused…

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JaShyah Moore, 14, was allegedly last seen with an adult male who bought her candy and juice A New Jersey mother is desperate for answers after her 14-year-old daughter disappeared following a quick store run.  On the morning of Oct. 14, JaShyah Moore visited U.S. Food Market on Central Avenue in East Orange to pick up some juice and paper towels. When she returned home, she told her mother that she had lost the family’s EBT card.  “I just said, ‘Backtrack your steps,’â€� the teenager’s mother, Jamie Moore, recalled, PIX 11 reports. But when she didn’t come back within the…

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Ex-coach Lorenzo Milledge claims Simsbury High School used the “baseless” accusations about inappropriate touching of a female student as an excuse to punish him A Black man who was fired from his coaching job at a Connecticut high school alleges racial bias led administrators to take unfair disciplinary measures after he was accused of inappropriately touching a female student-athlete on the school’s relay team. First reported by the Hartford Courant, ex-coach Lorenzo Milledge claims Simsbury High School administrators used the allegation made in February 2020 by the student’s father as an excuse to punish Milledge. The allegation came after he…

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OPINION: The Black horror anthology series allows Black people to see a bit of themselves in the stories because that’s something that rarely happens in horror. I don’t know much about horror films despite growing up in the ’80s and 90s when the genre was having its golden age. To me the scariest movie I saw growing up wasn’t Nightmare on Elm Street or Friday the 13th, it was Gremlins. Something about fluffy big-eared Ewoks turning into scaly green monsters if you gave them a midnight snack scared the heck out of me. I mention this because going into my…

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Martinez, who inspired the film “Paid in Full,” was reportedly shot five times after leaving a club Former drug kingpin Alberto ‘Alpo’ Martinez was reportedly fatally shot in Harlem in a drive-by shooting that took place early Sunday morning.  According to law enforcement sources, Alpo was hit multiple times in the chest in the shooting the occurred on West 147th Street near Frederick Douglass Blvd, around 3:20 am,  New York Daily News reports. Several of his associates claim he was leaving a club when he was hit. Martinez was reportedly shot five times while in his 2017 Dodge Ram. The EMS…

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A security guard reportedly exchanged fire with one of the suspects but the bullets missed, sticking parked cars Teyana Taylor’s Halloween bash in Los Angeles was interrupted by gunfire on Saturday. The event was reportedly open to the public. According to law enforcement, the incident occurred at the Sunset Room, where three women were standing outside of the club when they were robbed by three armed men, TMZ reports. One woman was pistol-whipped before an armed security guard intervened and thwarted the robbery attempt.  Teyana Taylor attends the Los Angeles premiere of “The Harder They Fall” at Shrine Auditorium and…

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Orange County Public Schools’ 60-day mask mandate won’t be reinstated due to “significant reduction” in COVID-19 cases in Orange County, official says Two of Florida’s largest school districts are easing up on their masks requirement this week. Starting Monday, Orange County students can stop wearing face masks if their parents provide a note opting them out. In Broward County, high school students can choose to wear a mask starting Monday, and it’s strongly encouraged, but it will still be mandatory for middle and elementary school students. Students return to school at Seminole Heights Elementary School after the Florida Department of…

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TheGrio highlights 10 amazing Halloween costumes from our biggest and brightest stars. Happy Halloween! After the COVID-19 pandemic sidelined the way people traditionally celebrate All Hallows Eve in 2020, countless are eager to go all out this year. That also goes for many celebrities, who always find inventive ways to play dress up every Oct. 31. This year, as people are less anxious to go outside again, many big names have gone above and beyond with their costumes. So, theGrio has chosen 10 our of favorite costumes from music, film and TV stars for Halloween 2021: THE LEGEND/TEIGEN FAMILY as…

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Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal Renay Smith have been married since 2016 and share three children Ne-Yo is once again crediting the pandemic for saving his marriage. The R&B singer and songwriter recently appeared on Good Morning Britain and shared how the COVID-19 health crisis had an unexpected side effect. The pandemic strengthened his union with Crystal Renay Smith. “The pandemic saved my marriage. We were talking full-on divorce. It forced us to sit down and talk about our problems and re-connect with our kids. There’s only so much FaceTime you can do,” he said on Thursday. Ne-yo and Crystal…

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The on-duty firefighters reportedly drove an in-service truck to a New York senator’s office, threatening staff that they’d have “blood on their hands” once the mandate took effect FDNY Ladder 113 is down six members after suspending a group of on-duty firefighters who allegedly protested New York City’s vaccine mandate by driving an in-service truck to a state senator’s office and threatening his staff. Per the mandate, all city workers who didn’t get at least one shot before Friday at 5 p.m. will be sent on unpaid leave, effective Monday. NBC New York News 4 reported the group of firefighters…

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