The Quick Read: Haiti Prime Minister Resigns Amid Violent Protests
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Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid the violent protests surrounding increased fuel prices. The price hike is a result of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund and has led to many people being killed as locals of the impoverished country rioted. Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has accepted Lafontant’s resignation and is working to choose a new prime minister. (NPR)

Netflix’s Queer Eye has been renewed for a third season. Hosted by Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness, the series reboot transforms the lives of everyday people. Already a fan-favorite for its focus on acceptance and inclusion, the TV breakout has earned an Emmy nomination for Structured Reality Program. Production for season 3 has already begun in Kansas City, Mo. (Variety)

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are now worth a combined $1.25 billion. The power couple, who is currently on their On The Run II tour, have built their separate and joint ever-growing empires through record sales, starting companies like Tidal and Parkwood Entertainment, brand endorsements, real estate and other savvy investments. (Forbes)

Yvette Nicole Brown will serve as interim guest host for Talking Dead, the AMC aftershow for hit series The Walking Dead. Brown will start her new role on Aug. 5 for a preview special then return following TWD’s premiere on Aug. 12. (Variety)

The U.S. Navy has finally lifted a ban on locs for women following backlash that claimed the regulation targeted Black women. Announced during a Facebook live video, the stipulation allows the Navy to join other branches who already accept the hairstyle. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson says ending the grooming restriction will make the Navy more inclusive. (Okayplayer)

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