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Usher Raymond recreated a magazine photo shoot with his 2 sons Usher Raymond V, 12, and Naviyd Ely Raymond, 11, in a TikTok video for Father's Day.

The 41-year-old R&B crooner was awarded primary custody of the boys after a bitter court battle with ex-wife Tameka Foster in 2012.

Since then, Usher and Foster have worked together to co-parent their sons. Foster moved from Atlanta to L.A. so their sons would not have to fly coast to coast for visitations with her every month.

Usher, Shakira, Coldplay and more are set to perform during a star-studded virtual concert to highlight the impact the coronavirus has made globally.

The concert will livestream on June 27, and will feature performances by Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Chloe x Halle, and more.

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Beyonce's new track, "Black Parade," commemorating the Juneteenth holiday, is officially a flop.

To accompany the song, the manipulative singer listed a directory of Black businesses (mostly young Black artisans) on her personal website. She called the business directory "Parade Route."

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The track, which dropped on Friday night, managed to garner only 1.8 million views and over 6,000 dislikes on Beyonce's YouTube channel as of Sunday afternoon.

Beyonce's team keeps deleting the video when it racks up dislikes and tons of negative comments. The video now has just over 280K views and 552 dislikes.

A YouTube viewer commented: "the song is just okay... its actually one of the worse songs she's done... again the black directory makes it worth it but I'm not gonna praise the song... sorry."

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Your auntie knew that if I was patient long enough, Beyonce would one day be irrelevant in my lifetime. Call me petty but I'm enjoying watching her downfall.

It's a bittersweet moment for your auntie. Some of my regular roses know about the fake restraining order, the lies, the police report, the death threats, the online harassment, the blacklisting, etc.

The internet has managed to do what your auntie failed to do: clip the queen bee's wings and bring her back down to earth.

Beyonce is finally irrelevant.
 

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Right-wing conservative Chadwick Moore angered Black Twitter when he denounced Juneteenth as a holiday in America.

Moore, who is homosexual, tweeted on June 20, "I'm sorry, blacks, but you already have a month. Juneteenth isn't a thing. Don't colonize our month as well. thanks. Signed, the gays."

Moore managed to trigger Black people, liberals, and even other gays -- all of whom tried to "cancel" him. Unfortunately, their efforts fell flat because Moore himself is in the protected category.

Moore also refused to capitalize the 'B' in reference to Black people, writing: "Firstly, black is not with a capital 'B.' That's a recent, weird leftist media style guide thing."

Moore spent the rest of the evening taunting those who tried to cancel him:

"I'm living proof you can beat the mob. I've done it three times now. Why aren't more people like me?"

Moore is a 36-year-old journalist, public speaker, political commentator, and a regular guest on Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News. He was a lifelong liberal until he came out as a conservative in 2016.

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Beyonce Knowles surprised her fans by dropping a new track "Black Parade" to commemorate Juneteenth on June 19.

Beyonce celebrates the rich history of West African slaves in Texas who were liberated and emancipated in 1865:

    We got rhythm (We got rhythm), we got pride (We got pride)
    We birth kings (We birth kings), we birth tribes (We birth tribes)
    Holy river (Holy river), holy tongue (Holy tongue)
    Speak the glory (Speak the glory), feel the love (Feel the love)
    Motherland, motherland drip on me, hey, hey, hey
    Motherland, motherland drip on me, hey, hey, hey
    I can't forget my history, it's her-story
    Motherland drip on me, motherland, motherland drip on me

She also shouts out her loyal BeyHive fanatics on the track. "You hear them swarmin', right? Bees is known to bite."

The track is the 39-year-old singer's 2nd offering in 2020. She hopped on Megan Thee Stallion's "Savage Remix" earlier this year. With Beyonce help, "Savage Remix" peaked at #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.
 

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New York City has declared Juneteenth an official holiday. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced that June 19 -- the date that slaves were emancipated in the U.S. -- is an official holiday.

Juneteenth is a Texas state holiday celebrated annually throughout the United States to commemorate Union army general Gordon Granger announcing in the city of Galveston, Texas, that all slaves in Texas were freed on June 19, 1865.

Mayor de Blasio's announcement comes as millions of Black Americans plan to observe the day as an official holiday this weekend.

"We'll work with all the unions to work through the plan, give this day the importance and recognition it deserves," de Blasio said in a press statement. "Every city worker, every student will have the opportunity to reflect the meaning of our history and the truth."


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Earlier this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an order making Juneteenth - also known as Emancipation Day and Freedom Day - a paid holiday for state workers.

California Senator Kamala Harris says she will push for legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.

In related news, Snapchat removed a Juneteenth filter following backlash on Friday. The filter asked users to smile in order to break chains of slavery.

"We deeply apologize to the members of the Snapchat community who found this Lens offensive," a Snapchat spokesperson told CNN Business. "A diverse group of Snap team members were involved in developing the concept, but a version of the Lens that went live for Snapchatters this morning had not been approved through our review process."

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As millions of Americans prepare to spend the holidays with their families this holiday weekend, doctors have issued a strong warning not to kiss babies.

According to Channel 2 Action News, Acworth mom Julie Gamull is still sharing her son John's story from seven years ago. She urges parents to be careful who you let pick up and kiss your baby.

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"People don't want to hurt great granny's feelings or uncle so and so's feelings. It's about protecting the baby. It's not about getting your snuggles and stuff," Gamull told Channel 2 Action News.

She says John almost died from a respiratory virus he caught from a family member one Thanksgiving.

"He was born November 13, so we already had friends and relatives in for Thanksgiving not thinking anything of it. Nobody looked like they were sick."

In fact, Gamull didn't even know John was sick until she took him in for a checkup. That checkup turned into a Life Flight to Egleston Hospital. John was having trouble breathing.

"We almost thought he couldn't make it. We had a priest come in and give him last rites."

Jon was diagnosed with a respiratory infection caused by the RSV virus.

"RSV is really common, especially this time of year," said Dr. Matt Linam, associate professor of pediatric infectious diseases at Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Linam said for adults, RSV can feel like a common cold, but for babies, it can be very serious.

"Often, these infants come into the hospital and they need IV fluids because they get dehydrated and they need oxygen because they're having trouble keeping it up on their own. So they can be pretty sick," Linam said.

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He explained that anyone can spread these harmful germs to babies by simply touching them or breathing on them.

"Often, these infants come into the hospital and they need IV fluids because they get dehydrated and they need oxygen because they're having trouble keeping it up on their own. So they can be pretty sick," Linam said.

He explained that anyone can spread these harmful germs to babies by simply touching them or breathing on them.

That's why Gamull shares John's story every holiday as a precautionary tale.

"Don't be afraid of hurting somebody's feelings because I think that was probably my fault," Gamull said.

"I didn't want to hurt anyone's feelings. 'Of course you can hold the baby.' But now that I've been unfortunately on this other side, I would definitely use a lot more caution."

Thankfully, John is now a healthy and happy 7-year-old, according to WSB-TV.

Doctors caution travelers to wash your hands frequently, and avoid kissing babies.

Moms say ask for permission to hold their child and if you think you may be sick, stay home.