Spelman Faculty Refuse to Teach In-Person, Citing Ambiguous COVID Protocol
A group of Spelman College faculty members is refusing to teach in-person classes, arguing that they have not been notified of COVID-19 safety guidelines by school leadership. The educators revealed the news to students in an e-mail sent Thursday, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Taliban Executing Door-to-Door Manhunt
According to NBC News, the Taliban is carrying out door-to-door manhunts and screening names at checkpoints in search of those on a so-called blacklist. An intelligence report submitted to the United Nations explained that names found on the list are those who worked with United States forces or the former Afghan government.
Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner Expecting Second Child
Kylie Jenner is reported to be expecting her second child with Travis Scott. According to TMZ, sources close to the couple say that Jenner is still in the "very early stages" of pregnancy, adding that the pair do not yet know the sex of the baby.
Nicki Minaj's Husband Sues to Have Name Removed from Sex Offender Registry
The husband of Nicki Minaj, Kenneth Petty, has filed a lawsuit against the State of New York and its Criminal Justice Services division in hopes of having his name removed from the New York State Sex Offender Registry, TMZ reports. Petty, who was recently sued for harassment by sexual assault victim, Jennifer Hough, argues that he never received notice regarding a hearing that gave him a chance to challenge the risk level assigned to him. Petty, who is currently listed as a level two offender, claims that the notice was sent to an address where he did not live. Further, he alleges that his signature was forged on paperwork. As a result, Petty argues that he has suffered public humiliation and monetary loss.
Mathew Knowles Address Destiny's Child Reunion Speculation
Whispers of a potential Destiny's Child reunion quickly turned into a chorus this week after fans noticed that the header image on the group's Twitter and Facebook accounts had changed. However, according to TMZ, Mathew Knowles, who served as the group's manager, said there are no new DC projects or tours in the works at this time.