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Michelle Williams has “proudly” entered a mental health facility after a longtime struggle with depression. Williams, 37, announced the news in a heartfelt note. “I recently listened to the same advice I have given to thousands around the world and sought help from a great team of healthcare professionals,” she wrote. “Today I proudly, happily and healthily stand here as someone who will continue to always lead by example as I tirelessly advocate for the betterment of those in need.” (Twitter)
MGM Resorts International is suing more than 1,000 of the Las Vegas shooting victims that took place at Mandalay Bay Hotel on October 2017. The lawsuit seeks to protect the companies from liability in the massacre and from legal actions taken by the victims. More than 2,500 people have filed or threatened to file lawsuits against MGM Resorts. (CNN)
A group of young Atlanta scholars have made history at the Harvard Debate Council tournament at Harvard University. Beating out youth from across the world including Asia, Europe, and Russia, ten of the 12 Atlanta teams advanced to the octo-finals, six went on to the quarter-finals and two teams competed in the semi-finals. (11 Alive)
Will Smith is launching a venture capital fund in partnership with Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda. Named The Dreamers Fund, the new business will focus on social issues specific to the founders and intends to raise $100 million for investments in cutting-edge start-ups. (Variety)
Award-winning Nigerian-American novelist Nnedi Okorafor has announced that she will write a new Marvel comic book series about Black Panther’s Shuri. The new series will focus on Shuri as she leaves Wakanda and travels to find T’Challa who is lost in space. Expect the new adventures of Shuri in October 2018. (Bustle)
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