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D.L. Hughley is among the descendants of slaves in America who are side-eyeing Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday.

The comedian is among Black Americans who are on the fence about how swiftly Juneteenth became a federal holiday.

Juneteenth celebrates the day slaves in Galveston, Texas learned they were free - two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862.

Most Black people outside of Texas had never heard of Juneteenth until President Donald Trump decided to hold a rally on that same day last year.

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Trump later changed the date of his rally, saying, "I did something good: I made Juneteenth very famous."

Semi-retired singer Beyonce quickly recorded a track - "Black Parade" - to capitalize on the controversy.

The very next year, Juneteenth became a federal holiday, leaving most people Googling to learn the meaning behind it.

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Many are now questioning whether Juneteenth would be a federal holiday at all if Trump had chosen a different date for his rally last year.

D.L. says Black people have been demanding reparations, justice and equality for decades, but instead got a 3-day weekend.

There's another reason D.L. and others are wary of the new holiday -- several U.S. Senators who voted for the bill are trying to block schools from teaching about critical race theory.

As he put it, it's hard to explain the holiday if critical race theory is censored.

In the end, D.L. is all for another day to BBQ, but he adds, this holiday does nothing to level the playing field.

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California Governor Gavin Newsome ordered statewide closings of indoor dining, and limits on church services and hair salons amid spikes in COVID-19 cases.

The re-closings impacts small mom and pop stores, hair salons, malls, bars, churches, zoos and museums across the state.

Newsome announced the closures and new guidelines on Monday, saying his new restrictions on businesses and restaurants are in response to a sharp rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state.

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D. L. Hughley took his family out to dinner at Nobu in Malibu on Sunday night. The actor-comedian announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing on stage in Nashville last month.

Hughley wore a red, non-medical face covering as he and his family entered the celebrity hotspot for indoor dining.

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DJ Mustard and his wife Chanel Dijon enjoy a nice Sunday afternoon dinner date at Nobu in Malibu.

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Lady Gaga is seen leaving a restaurant with takeout food in Malibu. The pop star wore a face covering in compliance with the state's guidelines.

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Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin grabbed some pizza to go at an Italian restaurant in Malibu. The couple was not allowed to dine indoors in compliance with Gov. Newsome's restrictive orders.

California residents are fed up with Newsome's overreaching powers. There is now an official petition to recall the governor at Recallgavin2020.com/.

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Actor Chadwick Boseman was rushed to a local hospital in Santa Monica on Friday.

In paparazzi photos obtained by BACKGRID.com, the Black Panther star was dropped off at the emergency room by his fiancée, Taylor Simone at Santa Monica Medical Center.

The 42-year-old actor appeared frail and weak -- to weak to walk into the ER under his own power

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Boseman, 43, was hospitalized weeks after fans expressed concern over his skeletal appearance. His drastic weight loss was explained away as weight loss for a movie role.

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The news comes 2 days after comedian DL Hughley collapsed onstage during a comedy routine in Nashville, Tennessee.

Hughley, 57, took to social media to explain he was diagnosed with COVID-19 but he was asymptomatic. Hughley postponed his tour to quarantine at his home for 14 days.

California is experiencing an all-time high in coronavirus cases following much-publicized public gatherings and protests in that state.

On Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom reported a spike of 4,515 new cases -- a record for most new cases of coronavirus in a single day.

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Comedian and radio host DL Hughley suffered what appeared to be a syncope spell and passed out during his standup comedy routine in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday, Jun 19.

Syncope is the medical term for fainting or a loss of consciousness. Syncope can be heart (cardiac) or neurological. It can also be caused by dehydration, orthostatic hypotension and a stroke.

The first hint of trouble came when the 57-year-old comic began slurring his words. The audience thought his slurred speech was part of the act and laughed.

Seconds later, DL slumped backwards and slid off his stool to the stage as a friend rushed to him.

It was obvious that DL lost consciousness as several people carried the limp comedian off the stage.

According to The Hollywood reporter, DL was hospitalized in stable condition with what his rep said was "exhaustion".

"He was suffering from exhaustion after all the week's work and travel, and was kept overnight at the hospital for tests under doctor's orders. He is awake and feeling better, and wishes to thank everyone for the very kind prayers and thoughts," Hughley's representative told The Hollywood Reporter.

My loyal readers know that there is no such medical diagnosis as "exhaustion". That is typically a faux condition used by celebrities when they don’t want to disclose the real ailment.

Sandrarose.com send prayers to DL for a speedy recovery.