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Octavia Spencer Donates Breathing Monitors To Medical Facilities In Alabama and New York

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Octavia Spencer Donates Breathing Monitors To Medical Facilities In Alabama and New York

Everybody is doing their part! Oscar winning actress Octavia Spencer recently announced a donation of breathing monitors to nursing and medical facilities in Alabama and New York fighting the coronavirus pandemic.  Spencer partnered with Mikucare, a company that specializes in baby monitors, to provide their state of the art monitors to medical facilities. The monitors track everything from breathing levels to sleep patterns, equipped with two-way talk and video capabilities that allow medical staff to communicate with patients without even being in the room.  “I, like many of you, have felt helpless in knowing how to help during this time....

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Trevor Noah Pays Furloughed ‘Daily Show’ Employees Salaries Out Of His Own Pocket

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Trevor Noah Pays Furloughed ‘Daily Show’ Employees Salaries Out Of His Own Pocket

This guy will be the first to get a hug when social distancing is over! The Daily Show host Trevor Noah has agreed to pay the salaries of employees out of his own pocket, Variety reports.  Since production everywhere is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, many people in the entertainment and media industry have found themselves out of work with no relief in sight. Last month, in-studio production halted on The Daily Show, the No.1 rated nightly show for pop culture, politics and news. As a result, Noah has been hosting a modified version of his show from...

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LeBron James Airing Television Special To Help Class of 2020 ‘Graduate Together’

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LeBron James Airing Television Special To Help Class of 2020 ‘Graduate Together’

This is just the type of encouragement graduates need! LeBron James is putting together a star-studded television special that will honor the Class of 2020. According to AP News, The LeBron James Family Foundation has partnered with the XQ Institute and The Entertainment Industry Foundation to bring a one hour graduation special to television. “Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020,” will celebrate high school graduates across the world, who are missing out on a physical graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The special was curated by high school students and educators across the country, and will...

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Oprah Winfrey, Lil Nas X, and Simone Biles Will Join Facebook’s Virtual Graduation for the Class of 2020

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Oprah Winfrey, Lil Nas X, and Simone Biles Will Join Facebook’s Virtual Graduation for the Class of 2020

People are showing up for the Class of 2020 in a major way! This week, Facebook announced it’s virtual commencement, with a star studded line up that includes media mogul Oprah Winfrey, Grammy award winning rapper Lil Nas X and superstar gymnast Simone Biles, Essence reports. The graduation services will stream live, with Winfrey serving as commencement speaker, Lil Nas X performing and a special guest appearance from Biles. While it doesn't take the place of a formal graduation, with mass cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the next best thing for graduates. Chase Banking also recently announced...

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Kevin Hart, Serena Williams & Steph Curry Partner With Chase For Virtual Graduation

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Kevin Hart, Serena Williams & Steph Curry Partner With Chase For Virtual Graduation

This is what support looks like! Celebrities Kevin Hart, Serena Williams & Stephen Curry have partnered with Chase banking to host a virtual graduation for the Class of 2020!  A lot of concern has been raised about what can be done to celebrate the class of 2020. Despite the hard work students have put in, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, proms, graduation, and even in person schooling has been cancelled in masse. There seems to be no end in sight to this social distancing and no concrete date on when, if at all, things will return back to...

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