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Nina Simone's granddaughter lashed out at U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris for allegedly "taking away" the jazz great's estate and giving it to "white people".

ReAnna Simone Kelly initially took to Twitter to praise singer Chloe Bailey for her sensual rendition of the late star's classic "Feeling Good," which dropped on Friday. She defended the young singer from critics who insisted it was too sexy.

ReAnna then responded to a tweet that questioned why her family launched an official Twitter account for Nina, years after her 2003 death.

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In a series of posts, ReAnna, pictured with Robert Kelly Jr., left, and Robert Kelly Sr., referenced a 2013 legal battle between her mother, Lisa Simone Kelly, and California authorities.

She particularly mentioned then-Attorney General Harris who eventually had Lisa removed as estate administrator amid allegations that she embezzled money from the estate.

ReAnna said Harris threatened her mother with jail time.

Lisa was also forced to relinquish her rights to Nina's works, and placed under a gag order about the court battle, according to paperwork obtained by The Daily Beast.

ReAnna tweeted, "My family doesn't run her estate anymore. It was taken away from us & given to white people...

"Our family name was DRAGGED in the media. We get NO royalties, nothing. Wanna hold someone accountable? Ask Kamala Harris why she came for my family...

"Ask her why she separated my family. Ask her why my grandmothers estate is in SHAMBLES now. Ask her why we as her family no longer own the rights to anything... Ask her why she bullied my mother in court and my mom almost killed herself from the depression."

She continued:

"Ask her why she didn't even want my mom to be able to say she was Nina Simone's daughter. Ask her why she wanted us to walk away with NOTHING."

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ReAnna said she is still proud of her heritage, but is saddened not to play a part in Nina's ongoing legacy.

"My grandmother created something beautiful with her life while she was here on this earth, even through all her pain. I am SO PROUD of her legacy!! I am so proud to be her grandchild. But I feel separated from my legacy. As if it isn't even mine."

"It breaks my heart to know that white people are making money off of grandmas hard work and that we have had all of our rights as her family STRIPPED from us!!"

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Oscar winner Chloe Zhao and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris have been saluted among the 100 Most Impactful Asians of 2021.

The non-profit organization Gold House unveiled their annual A100 list of the top Asians, Asian-Americans, and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) who have been working to increase representation of their race and heritage in the public eye.

Honorees include K-pop stars Blackpink, H.E.R., Olivia Rodrigo, Gemma Chan, Kelly Marie Tran, and Simu Liu.

"Our leaders can no longer just be great - they must be good," said Bing Chen, president and co-founder of Gold House. "They can't just represent us in celebration - they must also elevate us when we're in pain.

"That's why this year's Gold House A100 List spotlights leaders who were excellent in achievement and eminent in activism. This is, in so many ways, the fight for our lives - and we need fighters who see that."

Those selected for the A100 were picked by a panel of judges, including George Takei, Daniel Dae Kim, Michelle Yeoh, Lea Salonga, Bob Iger, and Michael B. Jordan.

Also making the A100 list for 2021 are: rappers Anderson .Paak and Saweetie, actress Auli'i Cravalho, comedian Ronny Chieng, writer/director Lee Isaac Chung, tennis champ Naomi Osaka, TV personality Padma Lakshmi, and YouTube influencer Patrick Starr.

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André Leon Talley praised Vogue magazine's controversial cover featuring Senator Kamala Harris'.

The Afro-Indian vice president-elect is pictured smiling apprehensively with her hands clasped in front of her on the February 2021 issue. Instead of the glam look, she is clad in casual work clothes and black Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers.

The controversial "working girl" cover sparked fury on social media, with many saying the cover was "disrespectful" and even racist.

But Talley, a former editor-at-large for American Vogue, supported his former boss, Anna Wintour, in a lengthy Instagram post on Tuesday.

"It's GREAT. JUST GREAT. GREAT," he wrote, after Wintour responded to the backlash in a statement on Tuesday. Talley said the cover will inspire young women around the world to wear work clothes rather than expensive designer clothing.

"Her work uniform with her ubiquitous Converse sneakers is aspirational. I predict its [sic] going to set a trend for all young women all over the world, [who] are going to dress like Kamala Harris," he wrote.

Talley, 71, defended 26-year-old aspiring photographer Tyler Mitchell -- the first Black photographer to shoot a cover for American Vogue in the magazine's history.

Talley said Mitchell's layman photography "comes from a universe that is new. He is not aligned with the titans of @vogue photographers before him... His work must be seen through the prism of 2021."

Harris' frantic staffers contacted Vogue editors on Monday after the cover leaked over the weekend. They demanded to know why Vogue chose a "test photo" for its print edition rather than the agreed upon photo of Harris wearing a powder blue pantsuit. The latter photo was chosen for the online digital edition instead.

There were calls for Wintour to step down, but Talley said she isn't going anywhere.

"All I can say is Anna Wintour is not abdicating. And I wish I was there, at Vogue, to celebrate w/the team," he wrote.
 

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Kamala Harris' team is furious over her photo on the cover of American Vogue. Harris' camp is outraged that the first Afro-Indian female vice president-elect looks like a candidate about to hit the campaign trail.

This weekend, Vogue unveiled two covers for its February 2021 issue. One cover, featuring Harris in work clothes and black Converse sneakers, was supposed to be on the digital online issue.

According to the Associated Press (AP), Harris' team was under the impression that the photo of Harris wearing a powder blue blazer would make the print edition cover.

Harris' staffers frantically reached out to Vogue editors to complain about the cover switch that they did not agree upon.

According to the AP, "the shot of the country's soon-to-be No. 2 leader isn't what both sides had agreed upon."

"Harris' team was unaware that the cover photo had been switched until images leaked late Saturday, according to a person involved in the negotiations over how Harris would be featured on the cover. Harris' office declined comment and the person spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity."

The cover photo was shot by Tyler Mitchell, a Black photographer who shot Beyonce's cover for the September 2018 Vogue issue.

In unrelated news, House Democrats have the necessary votes to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time.

The Washington Post reports that House Democrats formerly introduce articles of impeachment against Trump on Monday, Jan. 11, for "inciting an insurrectionist mob" to storm the Capitol.

"We actually have the votes. There's no doubt about that," Rep. David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island) told The Post.

The text of the article included a quote uttered by Trump at his rally moments before the riots in Washington, DC on January 6: "If you don't fight like hell you're not going to have a country anymore."

5 people died in the ensuing melee, including an Air Force veteran who was shot by a DC cop, and three people who died from natural causes (obesity, high blood pressure).

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Joe Biden had an interesting exchange with CNN's Jake Tapper on Thursday. Tapper asked Biden how he and presumptive vice president Kamala Harris are getting along these days. Biden said they are getting along just fine.

Biden added that if they have a disagreement, he would fully expect Harris to "develop some disease" and resign -- just as he agreed to do when he was former President Barack Obama's vice president.

"Like I told Barack, if I reached something where there's a fundamental disagreement we have based on a moral principle, I'll, uh, I'll I'll I'll I'll I'll I'll develop some disease and say I have to resign."

He then turned to Harris -- who shook her head no as Biden continued: Uh, we don't have -- that I'm — we haven't — and we've discussed at length our views on foreign policy, on domestic policy, on intelligence."

Biden's supporters say he was "joking." But if he was joking, you couldn't tell by the mortified expression on Harris' face.

Watch Biden's latest gaffe below.

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Beyonce declared her support for Democratic candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris at the last minute - the day before the presidential elections.

One can only guess why Beyonce took her time declaring her support for Biden, 77, and Harris, 56.

The singer posted a Boomerang clip of herself wearing head-to-toe Balmain with a Biden and Harris mask with an "I voted" sticker on her hat.

She captioned the image: "Come thru, Texas! #vote..." in reference to her home state, which is one of the swing states Biden needs to defeat Trump.

The 40-year-old singer and her 50-year-old husband, Jay-Z, always vote for blue no matter who is on the ticket.

They spoke out in support of Hillary Clinton in 2016 at a rally in Ohio, where Beyonce performed.

Clinton lost by a landslide in an election upset that still reverberates with Democrats and the news media to this day.

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Senator Kamala Harris canceled her travel plans after two campaign staffers tested positive for Covid-19.

The vice presidential candidate was not in close contact with either of the two infected staffers.

Her campaign made the decision to cancel her travel plans "out of an abundance of caution and in line with [the] campaign's commitment to the highest levels of precaution."

The news comes a day after presidential candidate Joe Biden called a press lid to avoid questions about a bombshell email leak that compromised his son, Hunter Biden.

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Some of the emails conflict with denials Joe Biden made saying he never met with officials at a Ukraine gas company that hired Hunter Biden and paid him $50,000 a month.

In one email dated 2015, a Burisma official thanked Hunter for arranging a meeting with his father, Joe, then-vice president for Barack Obama.

But Biden's camp claimed there was no such meeting on Biden's "official” schedule for that time period.

After the email leaked on Wednesday, Biden's camp released a statement admitting for the first time that Biden "probably" met with the official.

Some 40,000 emails and thousands of text messages were found on the hard drive of a laptop computer at a repair shop in Delaware in 2019.

When the laptop's owner missed the 90-day deadline to pick up the laptop, it became the property of the repair shop. The shop owner turned the hard drive over to the FBI, but he never heard back from them.

Fearing a coverup at the federal level, the shop owner contacted President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani, who leaked the emails and explicit photos to the New York Post.

Former vice president Biden is still expected to participate in Thursday's town hall event on ABC News.

His campaign is furious that President Trump's town hall event will air at the same time, 8 p.m. ET Thursday on NBC.

Trump is expected to discuss the damaging emails found on Hunter Biden's laptop.

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Actor Lakeith Stanfield was "canceled" by "woke" social media users after he criticized VP candidate Kamala Harris's lacefront wig.

Many women commented on Kamala's wig sitting askew on her head during the debate. But the criticism hits different when it comes from a man.

Lakeith, 29, expressed his displeasure with Kamala's wig on Instagram. He posted a split screen image of Vice President Mike Pence and Kamala, and he commented on her wig, rating it as "sad."

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"I don't like her hair," he wrote, "but other than that this is better than the last one but still sad."

After some backlash from the 55-year-old senator's supporters, Lakeith put his followers in check. "I say what I want on my page," he wrote.

"Where are all you warriors of power when i post about the things that i believe in and support? You won't pressure me into speaking how YOU think i should speak."

Question: Do you agree with Lakeith that the wig Kamala wore during the debates was sad? Do you believe she could've done better?

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Kamala Harris refuses to say whether she would take the RNA vaccine if it becomes available in October or November.

President Trump has insisted a vaccine will be available by the end of the year, and potentially before the November 3 elections.

"It will be delivered before the end of the year, in my opinion, before the end of the year, but it really might even be delivered before the end of October," Trump said Thursday. "How do you like that? Wouldn't that be nice?"

But the Democratic vice presidential candidate said she doesn't trust Trump's word on the safety or efficacy of a vaccine that was rushed through three years' worth of clinical trials in a matter of months.

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In an interview with CNN, Harris said, "I would not trust Donald Trump and it would have to be a credible source of information that talks about the efficacy and the reliability of whatever he's talking about. I will not take his word for it."

Alarm bells went off when the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent letters to governors in every state requesting that states consider "waiving requirements" to allow vaccine distribution sites to be fully operational by November 1st.

Unlike normal vaccines, RNA vaccines are "encoded" with genetic "instructions" that tell your cells what to do.

Many Americans expressed concern that the CDC might be subjecting them to a potentially harmful vaccine.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who sits on the White House Coronavirus Task Force, doesn't share their concern.

In an interview with Kaiser Health News earlier this week, Fauci said that Phase Three of the clinical trials could end earlier than expected, if the results prove "overwhelmingly positive."

Fauci told the publication that the Data and Safety Monitoring Board had a "moral obligation" to end the third phase of clinical trials early if the results were significant.

"I'm not concerned about political pressure," he added.

Fully one third of Americans say they would refuse the RNA vaccination even if it was deemed safe by the FDA and distributed to all 50 states before the election.

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Christian Walker ripped Sen. Kamala Harris in a new video produced by the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative LGBT advocacy group.

Christian, son of NFL legend Herschel Walker, isn't impressed with Harris as Joe Biden's vice president running mate.

"That VP is going to keep you on the victimhood plantation," he said. "She's going to give you an extra welfare check, and you're not going to be able to support yourself. They're going to entice you to divorce each other."

Christian also had a strong message for criminals who break the law and refuse to follow directions from the police.

"You don't get to choose when you get arrested. So, if you’re not in the mood, you still have to follow directions. If you're innocent, you still have to follow directions.... Criminals or people who are possibly guilty of a crime - even if you're innocent, you still have to follow the law. Listen to authority. Cops are the authority.

“We don't have a bad cop problem, sweetie. We have a respect authority problem. We have a lot of men - a lot of grown men who can't listen to directions. Kindergarteners can listen to directions from teachers... Grown men - I don't feel bad if you can't listen to a cop. Follow directions and your life won't be in danger. I'm over you."

Watch the video below.