Coffee Talk: Carolina Panthers Donate $100,000 for Charleston Funeral Costs

Plus: Emanuel AME holds first church services since shooting, hear Janet Jackson's new song, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are having a boy, a 40-foot hologram of Mary J. Blige will appear at the Made in America festival, and more news.

Taylor Lewis Jun, 22, 2015

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The South Carolina community continues to come together in the wake of last week's shooting at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church. Over the weekend, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced that he would be donating $10,000 to each of the nine victims' families, and an additional $10,000 to Emanuel AME. "We don't want to comment on the specifics of the donation, but know our hearts are one with those who grieve the loss of these individuals," a spokesperson said in a statement. [ESPN]

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It's a boy for Kimye! In a Father's Day Twitter message to Kanye, Kim Kardashian announced broke the news that North would be getting a little brother. "You're such a good daddy to North & you will be the best daddy to our new son too!" she wrote. Congrats! [Vulture]

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The doors of Mother Emanuel were open yesterday during its first service since Dylann Roof killed nine churchgoers during a bible study last Wednesday. Community leaders, politicians and mourners packed the pews yesterday as Rev. Norvel Goff led the worshippers—both in person and online via live stream—in prayer. "The doors are open at Emanuel this Sunday, sending a message to every demon in Hell and on Earth that no weapon—no weapon—shall prosper," he said. We continue to send our prayers to the community and the victims' families. [USA TODAY]

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Miss Jackson is back and fiercer than ever. Leading up to her world tour, Janet dropped "No Sleeep," her first single off of her new album. "I dedicate this to my love," she tweeted with a link to the song. Check it out here; you're guaranteed to love it. [Entertainment Weekly]

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A 40-foot Mary J. Blige is coming to NYC. Seriously. Budweiser just announced that Mary would be performing during its Made in America Festival next weekend as a 40-foot hologram. The songstress is slated to perform a free concert on New York's liberty island this Sunday, and the performance will be projected one mile away as a hologram on Governors Island. Welcome to the 21st century, kids. [Complex]


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