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Niki McGloster
Jun, 18, 2018

Here’s all the news you need to know:

Oprah has signed a multiyear deal with Apple. The media mogul, who was recently honored with a historical exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will create original programming that will "embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world.” The 64-year-old is expected to appear as an on-screen interviewer and host for Apple. Apple and Winfrey have not disclosed any additional details. (MadameNoire)

President Trump is using the new “zero tolerance” anti-immigration policy as a negotiation tool, he tweeted over the weekend. "Democrats can fix their forced family breakup at the Border by working with Republicans on new legislation, for a change,” he wrote. The policy, which has caused outrage and has gained criticism from former first lady Laura Bush, allows U.S. Border Patrol to detain undocumented immigrants and separate them from their children. (CNN)

A 5.9 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan killing a 9-year-old girl, two elderly men and injuring over 200 people. Local officials say the injured were located across several districts in the south of Honshu island, where the biggest shocks were felt causing roads suffered severe damage and water pipes burst and sending water flowing onto streets. (CNN)

Actress Amandla Stenberg, who has identified as non-binary and bisexual in 2016, shared that she is “OUT & PROUD” as a gay woman. She shared the news alongside a technicolored image from her Wonderland interview, which she says provided her with “such a safe space to come out.” The piece covers lesbian masturbation, queer icons, Toni Morrison and more. (Instagram)

Ameriie shared the first photo of her 1-month-old son, River, with manager-turned-husband, Lenny Nicholson. “God blessed us with our baby boy May 15th, 2018,” she wrote. “River, we love you and we’re so honored to be your parents, to be your foundation and your rock in this thing called life. God bless you, our beautiful son.” (Instagram)

Following a string of missed TDE tour dates due to vocal chord damage, SZA has announced that she’s on the mend. According a series of tweets, she thanked her fans for their support, her “incredible team of doctors” and “is blessed to say my voice is not permanently damaged and i’ve been working daily to get back.” (Twitter)

Cardi B covers the July issue of Rolling Stone alongside her fiancé, rapper Offset. The rock-and-roll-inspired theme finds the “I Like That” singer naked except for a oversized blonde wig and dramatic black cape while Offset, who is teasing Jimi Hendrix vibes in a velvet suit, kisses her large baby bump. “My daughter made it to the Rollin (sic) Stone cover,” the proud mama-to-be shared. (The Root)