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BET Awards 2020: Michelle Obama Salutes Beyoncé With Humanitarian Award | Music

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Former First Woman Michelle Obama offered the celebrated Humanitarian Award on the 20th annual BET Awards Sunday (June 28) to 24-time Grammy winner Beyoncé.

The enduring singer was saluted for her wonderful charitable work, notably her BeyGOOD initiative.

RELATED: Beyonce’s BEYGOOD Foundation To Offer COVID-19 Mobile Testing In Houston

By way of her BeyGOOD initiative, Beyoncé created “Formation Students” in 2017 to assist younger ladies. That 12 months, scholarships have been awarded to feminine incoming, present or graduate college students pursuing research in inventive arts, music, literature or African-American research.

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Beyoncé teamed up along with her mom, Tina Knowles Lawson, for the #IDIDMYPART cell testing initiative to assist residents in Houston’s Black and brown communities, disproportionately affected by the virus, to know their standing.

Beyoncé additionally partnered with Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, to ship psychological well being reduction in the course of the pandemic by way of a $6 million pledge to varied efforts to fight psychological sickness.

With over 100 million data offered worldwide, Beyoncé is likely one of the most profitable recording artists in historical past. She is way over a singer. Her resume has a number of movies, together with Dreamgirls, Cadillac Information, and most just lately Disney’s The Lion King.

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Outrage After Police Pressure Black Girl And Crying Kids To Floor At Gunpoint In Mistaken Stolen Automobile Investigation

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Police in Aurora, Colorado have issued an apology after a number of Black women and the lady with them have been held and compelled to put on the bottom as a stolen automotive incident was investigated.

According to the Denver Post, a cellphone video exhibits the women who ranged in age from 6 to 17 in a car parking zone being detained by officers. As they’re being held, they’re proven screaming in worry and crying. A minimum of two of them are handcuffed.

Brittany Gilliam, told local station KUSA-TV that she was driving her youthful sister, daughter and nieces, to get their nails finished, however the salon was closed. Realizing this, they returned to their automobile. Quickly after, Aurora police approached their automotive with weapons drawn believing that they had discovered a stolen automotive, which had been reported taken earlier this yr.

In response to police officers, a motorbike with the identical license plate quantity however from  Montana was truly the automobile reported stolen. Gilliam was upset that cops took it to some extent the place the women have been handled like automotive thieves.

“There’s no excuse why you didn’t deal with it a unique kind of manner,” Gilliam instructed KUSA. “You could possibly have even instructed them ‘step off to the facet let me ask your mother or your auntie just a few questions so we will get this cleared up.’ There was other ways to deal with it.”

In a press release, Aurora police stated officers are educated to for a “excessive danger cease” when investigating stolen automobiles and that entails stopping the automotive, taking out weapons and having the occupants lie down on the bottom.

However police chief Valerie Wilson stated the division would evaluate the follow and resolve on new coaching for such conditions. She additionally stated she referred to as the household and personally apologized.

“I’ve referred to as the household to apologize and to supply any assist we will present, particularly for the youngsters who might have been traumatized by yesterday’s occasions. I’ve reached out to our sufferer advocates so we will supply age-appropriate remedy that the town will cowl,” she stated.

Aurora Police have already been dealing with scrutiny over the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man, who died final summer time after officers positioned him in a chokehold. That case is being reinvestigated.

BET has been protecting each angle of the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and different social justice instances and the next aftermath and protests. For our persevering with protection, click here.

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Rating Reductions on Virtually All the pieces on the Price Plus World Market Associates & Household Sale

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Its not on a regular basis that Price Plus World Market affords 30% off nearly all of their items. However now by way of August 10, they completely are! Simply use the code 2020FAM whereas shopping to attain these offers on gadgets starting from furniture to décor. It’s also possible to get an additional 10% off all curbside pick-up orders. 

Beneath, our favorite pieces from the Associates & Household Sale that you may order on-line.

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Watch Chrishell Stause Declare Justin Hartley Texted Her About Divorce Submitting on Promoting Sundown

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Chrishell Stause‘s divorce is taking center stage in season three of Promoting Sundown, with new particulars rising about her sudden divorce from Justin Hartley.

In a brand new preview for the Netflix actuality present, shared solely by Today.com, the true property agent tells good friend and co-worker Mary Fitzgerald she discovered of the devastating information in what some would describe because the worst approach potential. “He texted me that we had been filed. Forty-five minutes later the world knew,” she cries.

“Due to the loopy approach during which this went down, folks need solutions,” Chrishell says in a confessional, including, “and I f–king need solutions.”

The digicam returns to concentrate on Mary who tells her, “That is sh–ty, like past s–tty,” as she dabs at her tears with a tissue. 

Chrishell responds, “I do know individuals are saying we had been solely married for 2 years however it’s like we had been collectively for six years.”

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