Jeanette Epps

Jeanette Epps made history in 2017 when she was chosen as the first black female astronaut on the International Space Station. 14 black astronauts — included 3 black women — have flown missions into space but none stayed in the International Space Station.

Epps, 47, was set for her first historic mission as a crew member on the Space Station in June 2018. The aerospace engineer was scheduled to launch from Kazakhstan aboard a Soyuz rocket. But on Thursday, Jan. 18, she was dismissed and sent home from her overseas training in Russia.

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Tyga mom raps

Rapper Tyga’s mom recited the lyrics to her son’s song “Rack City” during a segment of Jimmy Kimmel Live’s show called “Words from Your Mother.” The segment attempts to homogenize rappers by utilizing their moms to soften the blow of their sometimes violent and misogynistic lyrics. Watch the video after the break.

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