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Jay Z Joining A Group Seeking Alternative To Incarceration

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The American justice system is broken with over 2 million citizens in prison and over 4 million on parole. What does that mean, by those numbers the America has over 5% of the inmate population of the world.  There are activist groups that are fighting every day to help make a positive change. Jay Z has joined the new group behind the Promise app to do just that.

The app-based program Promise looks to combat these problems by to creating “a cost-effective and more humane alternative to incarceration.” Jay Z’s Roc Nation has been announced as an investor.​

“Promise will help government agencies support those who would otherwise be in custody or who are on some form of community supervision-namely probation or parole,” the program wrote in its press release.

“We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system,” Jay Z said in a statement. “Money, time and lives are wasted with the current policies. It’s time for an innovative and progressive technology that offers sustainable solutions to tough problems. Promise’s team, led by Phaedra, is building an app that can help provide ‘liberty and justice for all’ to millions.”

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Barack Obama And Jordan Peele Warns About Fake News

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Fake News is a new epidemic with the advances of technology. Fake News is changing election and creating new unrealistic basis. Now Barack Obama and Jordan Peele teamed up with a PSA on Fake News.

What a coup! Let’s listen to Obama’s wisdom.

“We’re entering an era in which our enemies can make it look like anyone is saying anything at any point at time — even if they would never say those things,” he said. “So, for instance, they could have me say things like, I don’t know, Killmonger was right! Or, Ben Carson is in the sunken place! Or, how ‘bout this: simply, President Trump is a total and complete dipsh*t.”

Hm, that doesn’t sound like Obama. It might be what he’s thinking (it’s for sure what he’s thinking), but he would never call Trump a “dipsh*t” in public. That’s because it’s not Obama — it’s a digitally manipulated Barack controlled by Peele, who warns viewers, “This is a dangerous time. Moving forward, we need to be more vigilant with what we trust from the internet… Stay woke, bitches.”

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T.I. Wants People To Buying Starbucks After Black Men Were Arrested

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T.I. is ready to stop buying Starbucks.

Yesterday TMZ stopped T.I about the Philly incident which had 2 black men arrested and for sitting in a Starbucks.

“I think that we should reserve our right to stop spending our money in places that don’t respect us equally. I think that until they have made some progressive steps to let us know that they plan on rectifying the situation, I don’t see no other answer. I think that if there is one thing that America is showing us, there is two ways that you can get their attention: The loss of life, and the loss of finances. And there’s just too much that has been left undone when it come to us being treated equally and fairly in this country. I don’t have nothing personally against Starbucks. I don’t hold nothing against their shareholders or their franchise participants. But the greater good, man, that is my priority.”

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson also issued a statement apologizing for the incident, naming the arrest a “disheartening situation,” which led to a “reprehensible outcome.” He also proposed that he give a face-to-face apology to the two men, who were released Friday morning.

T.I. was also aware of the company’s apology, though he hadn’t accepted it. “Every time we’ve been slighted, every time we’ve been disrespected, every time we’ve been devalued, every time we’ve been disregarded, it’s always just a tweet or an apology and ‘Oh, it’s cool,’” he added. “Naw, naw. There needs to be real action taken.”

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Diddy Outraged With The Shooting Of Stephon Clark

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Stephon Clark is the latest face of police brutality.

Clark, a 22-year-old Black man who lived in Sacramento, was fatally shot by police in his backyard on March 18. The local police force says officers fired at him 20 times, sparking outrage and protests within the community. The authorities claim they were on the scene to investigate reports of a break-in. They confronted the 22-year-old who ran. Police fired nearly 20 shots at Clark claiming they thought he had a gun. When the smoke cleared, it was discovered he was only holding a cell phone.

New details have emerged, with a family-ordered autopsy revealing Clark was shot eight times in his back.

Diddy posted his outrage on social media. “In his grandmas backyard!,” one caption reads.

“I want the world to see!!” he noted on another. “FUCK YOUUUUU!!!!! I’m so FUCKIN MAD RIGHT NOW!!!!!” he added, disgusted.

In his grandmas backyard!

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Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg issued a statement urging the community to work together through nonviolent civil action “as we pursue justice and demand reform.”

“We have an obligation to everyone involved, including the family of Clark, to wait for the full findings and results from the official autopsy and investigation,” Steinberg said. “As the mayor of our city, I assure the community and the public that we will aggressively seek answers to all of the questions the community is rightfully asking.”

Just as important, the mayor said, “we will aggressively seek appropriate change to the protocols and training that led to this unacceptable outcome.”

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