All Eyez On Me Gives Younger Gen-Xers, Older Millenials Chance to Relive Youth

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All Eyez on Me, the much hyped Tupac Amaru Shakur biopic that opened on what would have been Shakur’s 46th birthday, had a mixed bag opening weekend. It did well at the box office, finishing as the third highest grossing film ($27m) behind only Cars 3 ($53m) and Wonder Woman ($40m).

However, it’s been ABSOLUTELY EVISCERATED by critics. The only real explanation for this is the generation gap between hip-hop fans and most movie critics. All Eyez on Me, named for the first and best ever hip-hop double album ever (and arguably the best rap album of all time), is yet another example of the ’90s nostalgia craze taking over pop culture.

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Ana Navarro Attacks Donald Trump and the Racism His Politics Have Legitimized

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Ana Navarro, conservative strategist and political commentator, absolutely stole the show at the 2017 AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing conference. Her Tuesday morning session, “Multiculturalism and Today’s Media: The 2016 Election and What It All Means,” was the highlight of the entire event. The jokes she made about “The Wall” and her story of what she said to Paul Ryan at the Romney retreat was worth the price of admission all by itself.

She was part of a panel that included the woman in that AWFUL  Tronc video Anne Vasquez, and Juan Carlos Lopez, anchor of CNN en Español.

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Ana Navarro Calls Out Paul Ryan and GOP Cohorts; Hilariously Mocks “The Wall”

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Ana Navarro, conservative strategist and political commentator, slayed the room with this joke about Donald Trump’s supposed wall on the United States-Mexican border- “I think he will get a half mile wall of Legos, and his supporters will enjoy that.”

It was just one of the many lines that stole the show at her Tuesday morning session, “Multiculturalism and Today’s Media: The 2016 Election and What It All Means.”

This session was hands down the biggest highlight of the 2017 AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing conference.

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Hamilton Chicago Star Miguel Cervantes Raps 26,000 Words a Night With a Message

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Ask most people who have attended a Hamilton Chicago performance what the biggest applause line of the musical was, and they’ll likely tell you it was “immigrants, we get the job done!”

The same often holds true in New York, as sanctuary cities have been a dominant and relevant news topic for much of 2017.

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Addison Russell Being Investigated for Domestic Abuse By Major League Baseball

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As of now, there are no official charges of domestic violence against Chicago Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell. He is however, being formally investigated by Major League Baseball. Russell, via the Cubs Media Relations Department, issued the following statement today: 

“Any allegation I have abused my wife is false and hurtful. For the well-being of my family, I’ll have no further comment.”

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says Bill Maher Shouldn’t Be Fired for Using N-Word

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pens a column for The Hollywood Reporter these days, and in his latest offering, he weighed in on the firestorm surrounding HBO talk show host Bill Maher. The polarizing comedian was the #1 trending term on Twitter for much of Friday night due to his using the N-word while interviewing Nebraska Republican Senator Ben Sasse.

Abdul-Jabbar, yes the very same Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who is the all-time leading scorer and player with the most career wins in NBA history, says he doesn’t think that Maher should be fired for what he did.

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Ogden Raptors Sexist, Objectifying Promotion Only Symptom of Industry’s Bigger Problem

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“As long as it’s legal, and in good taste, we’re going to do it,” proclaimed Shawn Hunter, co-owner of the not yet named minor league Rosemont baseball team.

Another minor league baseball team, the Ogden Raptors went the opposite route. They came up with something called “Hourglass Appreciation Night,” which was as sexist, objectifying and socially regressive as a sports promotion can get.

Yet, it’s actually not all that much worse than what the supposed leaders of the sports industry have been doing for many years.

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Dodgers Affiliate, Ogden Raptors Deservedly Criticized For Sexist, Objectifying Promotion

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The Ogden Raptors, a Rookie League affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, realize that when you’re a minor league baseball franchise, you have to get creative with your promotions.

With over 200 minor league baseball franchises in the United States, you’ve got to be original in order to get attention from the media and publicity industries.

For some bizarre reason, the Ogden Raptors went the sexist objectification route. They came up with something called “Hourglass Appreciation Night,” a promotion that has less-than-optimal optics. It actually looks like the product of a stuck-in-the-1950s marketing focus group which was led by Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly.

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Eric Trump Golf Event Swindle of Sick Kids Shows Both His Sinister Side and His Idiocy

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Everything you really need to know about Eric Trump can be discerned from his portrayal on Saturday Night Live by Alex Moffatt. His “AND I’M ERIC!!” lampoon line is pretty much who he is, as he’s consistently shown a tendency to “say the quiet part LOUD! and the loud part quiet.

You can use an Eric Trump soundbite to perfectly encapsulate why our democracy is crumbling and our nation is falling apart- “we get all the funding we need out of Russia.” 

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The Best March for Truth Signs (Photos, Instagrams, TweetPics)

The most exciting and entertaining part of any activist march are for the protest signs, so thus we present you a great collection of some of the best March For Truth signs.

March for Truth is a national coalition of activist groups and grassroots, local organizers demanding that leaders in government defend the rule of law and fully investigate the Trump administration’s motives for interfering in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties to Donald Trump and his associates.

There were 135 March for Truth rallies all across the country today, as the case investigation potentially treasonous collusion between Trump and Russia continues to grow.

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March for Truth: Seven Strongly Supportive Statements from Major Organizations

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March For Truth, held today Saturday June 3rd, is a national coalition of activist groups and grassroots, local organizers demanding that leaders in government defend the rule of law and fully investigate the Trump administration’s motives for interfering in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties to Donald Trump and his associates.

There were 135 March for Truth rallies all across the country today, as the case investigation potentially treasonous collusion between Trump and Russia continues to grow.

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Jonathan Toews Makes Passionate Call for Action on Climate Change

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Climate change is real and there is certainly no debate on that. Science has decided that, whether global warming deniers or skeptics choose to accept it. Of course, the major key to resolving the climate crisis is to get everyone on board with the cause and on the same page with their beliefs.

Chicago Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews has once again shared his views on climate change, and he’s made his plea to people on both sides of the debate. This is exactly what he hope to see from big time pro athletes like Jonathan Toews, using the tremendous platform he possesses to project a powerful social message.

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