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Kobe Bryant estate earns $400M after Coca-Cola buys BodyArmor

Kobe Bryant estate earns $400M after Coca-Cola buys BodyArmor

The estate of the late NBA great Kobe Bryant is getting a major cash infusion after beverage giant Coca-Cola purchased BodyArmor, a sports drink company in which Bryant was an early investor. A report from CBS News notes that the $5.6 billion purchase of the company will net Bryant’s estate at least $400 million. Kobe Bryant smiles at halftime as both his #8 and #24 Los Angeles Lakers jerseys are retired at Staples Center on December 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo: Harry How/Getty Images) Coke announced the purchase on Monday at 8:24 a.m. — the timing commemorates Bryant’s Los Angeles...

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Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl controversy gets new documentary

Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl controversy gets new documentary

The scandalous 2004 Super Bowl halftime show performance by Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake, which was later called “nipplegate” and deemed a “wardrobe malfunction,” is getting a deeper examination in a new documentary. Hulu and FX will partner to release Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson on Friday, Nov. 19. Janet Jackson (left) and Justin Timberlake (right) perform during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Feb. 2004, in Houston, Texas — right before the “wardrobe malfunction.” (Photo: Donald Miralle/Getty Images) According to Deadline, the streaming company and...

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Longtime Detroit food distributor will match $100k if people order carryout from their favorite local spots | Table and Bar

Longtime Detroit food distributor will match $100k if people order carryout from their favorite local spots | Table and Bar

Switch to the of this page.One of Metro Detroit’s oldest food distributors is stepping up to help restaurants by matching customer receipts with supplies up to $100,000 in total.As Michigan’s COVID-19 restrictions continue, Atlas Wholesale Food Company hopes to help support locally owned restaurants by further encouraging metro Detroit residents to order carry-out and delivery.Customers just have to take a photo of their receipt and post it publicly on Facebook with the hashtag #RescueMIRestaurant. All posts must properly tag the restaurant, and list the date of the order and total amount,...

Dec 11
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Nearly one-third of Florida children tested are positive for COVID-19

Nearly one-third of Florida children tested are positive for COVID-19

The news comes as Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis continues to push for schools to be reopened in the fallA boy receives a free COVID-19 testLoading the player...31% of children in Florida have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and health officials are warning that the long-term effects of the virus in children are still unknown. Florida is rapidly becoming a new global epicenter of the COVID-19 in the world. Elected officials and public health experts said the surge in cases in Florida began in mid-June as the state began to reopen beaches and young people were gathering for...

July 16, 2020
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Will Smith says Philadelphia police called him the N-word on 'more than 10 occasions'

Will Smith says Philadelphia police called him the N-word on 'more than 10 occasions'

While reflecting on his childhood, the Fresh Prince remembered how Mayor Frank Rizzo governed Philly's law enforcement with 'an iron hand'Two-time Academy Award-nominated actor, Will Smith, opened up to Angela Rye about his experiences with police growing up in Philadelphia. “I grew up under, you know, Mayor (Frank) Rizzo. He went from the chief of police to becoming the mayor and he had an iron hand,” said the actor, 51. “I’ve been called n— by the cops in Philly on more than 10 occasions, right? I got stopped frequently.”READ MORE:“Something as simple as Black. Lives. Matter.” Smith said...

July 9, 2020
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Van Jones secretly helped develop Trump police reform order

Van Jones secretly helped develop Trump police reform order

President Donald Trump was surrounded by uniformed police officers and military officials on June 16 when he signed an executive order on police reform. That was what the public saw. However, behind the scenes, one of the strongest voices currently speaking out on civil rights for African Americans was a part of the team assisting the president. According to a new report, CNN analyst, Van Jones, was instrumental in helping to craft the order which was characterized by Democrats as “weak,” and a “photo op.” The NAACP Legal Defense Fund said that the order must not be “a distraction on the...

June 29, 2020
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