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[THIS HAPPENED]
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So there’s a petition out calling on Beyoncé to skip the KimYe wedding because, uh, apparently, some… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

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CNN host Don Lemon got a big chunk of Twitter very mad at him on Tuesday after he endorsed New York's reviled stop and frisk… Read More

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[THE YARD REPORT]
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