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After Raising Money For Children To See 'A Wrinkle In Time,' Little Miss Flint Shares Aspirations For President

The ten-year-old has big plans for the future. 

Amariyanna Copeny, known to the world as Little Miss Flint, isn't slowing down her efforts to inspire her community.

The ten-year-old is raising money for children in Flint, MI to see Ava DuVernay’s  A Wrinkle in Time, in hopes of inspiring other children to dream big. The film features a set of strong, female leads and a lot of fantasy. DuVernay has said many times that she hopes for the film to be a light in the dark and restore a sense of wonder at a time where it’s easy to feel like only the worse is to come.

Copeny is a part of that light. The tiny activist explained the importance of the film and its heroic representation of young black girls. "Not often do you see a black girl as the star of a movie, let alone the one who saves the world," she said on her GoFundMe page. "I want little girls to be able to watch this movie and be able to see themselves and the potential that they can 'save the world' as well."

"This cast is packed with smart strong women and it is important for young girls to see these images represented in all forms of media, especially on the big screen.  A little girl that looks like me is saving the universe, that's not something we see every day (even though it should be)."

The young girl with an unwavering will to give back is a representation of the continuity in ideas like those behind the direction of A Wrinkle in Time.

Copeny also took to Twitter to announce her political aspirations. “I want to be President when I grow up,” she wrote. “But until then I will fight for #FlintKids.” There wasn’t a single objection.

Copeny recently raised almost $16,000 for local children to see Black Panther, a film that recently shattered blockbuster expectations.

While her dreams for President are on hold right now, you can donate to her latest initiative here. Copeny is already $4,000 away from her $10,000 goal.

READ: Little Miss Flint Raises $16,000 For ‘Black Panther’ Screening

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Cardi B Comments On Government Shutdown: "Our Country Is In A Hellhole"

Cardi B wanted to give her two cents on the now-25 day partial government shutdown. The Grammy-nominated rapper got political on her Instagram page, stating that she believes our country is in a "Hellhole" and she feels terribly for those affected.

"It’s been a little bit over three weeks. Trump is now ordering, as in summoning, federal government workers to go back to work without getting paid," she said. Cardi continued by telling people not to drag former President Barack Obama's partial government shutdown into the conversation, as his shutdown was for a better reason than Trump's dream border wall.

"Now, I don't want to hear any of y'all motherf**kas talkin' 'bout, 'Oh, but Obama shut down the government for 17 days,' Yeah, b***h! For healthcare!" she continued. "So your grandma could check her blood pressure and you b****es could go check y'all p***y at the gynecologist with no motherf**kin' problem. This sh*t is really f**kin' serious, bro. This sh*t is crazy. Like, our country is in a hellhole right now. All for a f**kin' wall."

The Invasion of Privacy MC continues by stating that she is "scared" and feels badly for those who aren't able to be compensated for their work.

"Now, I now a lot of y’all don’t care…  b***h I’m scared," she concludes. "This is crazy, and I really feel bad for these people that gotta go to f**kin' work without getting f**kin' paid."

Watch her comments below.

 

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I know a lot of ya do r watch the news so I’m letting ya know shit getting real .....I ain’t going to say nothing much tho I don’t want mofos to off me.....ANYWAYS TWERK VIDEO OUT NOW

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R. Kelly's Former Manager Will Reportedly Surrender To Georgia Police For Threats Towards Savage Family

James Mason, R. Kelly’s former manager who is being accused of sending terrorizing, threatening text messages to the father of one of Kelly’s accusers, is reportedly surrendering to Georgia authorities.

According to The Blast, Mason will surrender in Henry County, Ga. on Wednesday (Jan. 16) after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest, citing “terroristic threats and acts.” A police report obtained by the site states that Mason told Timothy Savage, the father of Kelly’s alleged cult member Jocelyn Savage, that he was going to “f**king kill” him when he saw him, and that he was going to harm him and his family.

A second manager for Kelly, Don Russell, is also reportedly under investigation for allegedly harassing and threatening the Savage family for participating in the six-part docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly. 

Mr. Savage was reportedly texted by Mr. Russell, who said it would “be best for him and his family if the documentary [Surviving R. Kelly] does not air." During a phone call that was put on speaker, Russell reportedly threatened to reveal information about Mr. Savage if he did not pull out of the doc.

Kelly is under investigation in both Georgia and Illinois, which is reportedly a direct response to the allegations made in the Lifetime docu-series.

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Porn Site Condemns Users After Searches For R. Kelly's Sex Tape Increase

Searches for the infamous sex tape recorded by R. Kelly and featuring a minor has seen an uptick, and a porn site is condemning its users from trying to find it, because child pornography is illegal.

According to The Blast, porn site xHamster reportedly said that searches for the term ‘R. Kelly’ are up 388 percent since the beginning of January. Of course, this coincides with the release of the six-part Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly, which chronicles over 20 years of indecent and immoral behavior towards teenage girls and women.

The site noted that they do not have the infamous tape that involves the controversial musician having sex with and urinating on an underage girl, nor will they ever carry it and other videos like it on their site.

“The R. Kelly tape is not on xHamster, nor would we ever allow it to be,” representatives for the site told The Blast. “Regardless of the news or sensation, a tape featuring underaged is both illegal and immoral.” xHamster also says they will be “disabling searches and putting up messages alerting any searches that the content is not acceptable.”

One of the messages on the site says “Please consider that in searching for and viewing such content, you may be re-victimizing a minor who could not consent.”

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