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These Baltimore Teenagers Went From Cleaning Windshields To Forming Their Own Bottled Water Company

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These Baltimore Teenagers Went From Cleaning Windshields To Forming Their Own Bottled Water Company

These boys are living proof that you can do anything you put your mind to! A group of teenage boys have expanded their squeegee business to now include a bottled water company, reports The Baltimore Sun. Korner Boyz Enterprises is a business created by a group of Baltimore squeegee kids. The boys started out standing on corners cleaning windshields. They would flag down motorists at the corner of Mount Royal and North Avenues in Baltimore and invite them to a clean front windshield in exchange for a few bucks to help them buy food and pay their cell phone bill. ...

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Lebron James Sends Tacos To LA Firefighters Battling The Getty Fire

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Lebron James Sends Tacos To LA Firefighters Battling The Getty Fire

Bron Bron for the win! NBA Superstar Lebron James sent one of LA’s most popular food trucks, Mariscos Taco Truck, to feed firefighters battling the Getty Fire, KTLA reports. The Getty Fire is a wildfire spanning 745 acres that has been ravaging Los Angeles for about a week now. As of Friday morning, the fire was still only about 66% contained. While there were no reported civilian injuries, dozens of homes were damaged and thousands had to undergo a mandatory evacuation. James and his family were among the evacuees.  The Los Angeles Laker tweeted about the fire saying, “Man these...

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Colin Kaepernick Spends 32nd Birthday Delivering Food and Supplies to the Homeless

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Colin Kaepernick Spends 32nd Birthday Delivering Food and Supplies to the Homeless

Colin Kaepernick spent his 32nd birthday building on his commitment to serve others.  The former NFL quarterback and founder of the Know Your Rights Camp ventured out to Oakland, California’s Tent City to distribute Nike backpacks filled with essentials such as socks, shampoo, deodorant and snacks. Each one also contained masks to protect them from the toxic air caused by recent fires. Kaepernick also bought out a food trick to feed everyone. He was joined by his longtime girlfriend, Nessa and the mother of Mario Woods — a San Francisco man who was fatally shot by five police officers in 2015....

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Bad Boys 3 and Coming to America 2 are Filming at Tyler Perry Studios at the Same Time

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Bad Boys 3 and Coming to America 2 are Filming at Tyler Perry Studios at the Same Time

Atlanta really is the new Hollywood! On Friday, Will Smith shared a video on his Instagram account that showed what happened when he and Martin Lawrence linked up with Wesley Snipes and Eddie Murphy. The icons were on Tyler Perry’s recently christened studio lot filming their respective sequels, Bad Boys 3 and Coming to America 2 (Snipes is starring in Coming to America 2).  In the video Will can be seen yelling for Eddie Murphy to come out of his trailer saying, “Eddie, come on out here!” After Eddie emerged from his trailer Will went on to say that he...

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Lost Stories By Zora Neale Hurston To Be Published In A New Collection

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Lost Stories By Zora Neale Hurston To Be Published In A New Collection

Literary fans are in for a real treat! Zora Neale Hurston, one of the most prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance, will have a collection of “lost” stories published in a new collection by Harper Collins, The Root reports. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick is tapped as a new collection that includes 8 “lost” stories about the Harlem Renaissance that have been pulled from “forgotten periodicals and archives,” according to the publisher.  Harper Collins issued a synopsis on the collection saying, “These stories challenge conceptions of Hurston as an author of rural fiction and include gems that...

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