The Quick Read: R. Kelly Accusers To Speak Out In New Lifetime Docuseries
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Lifetime has greenlit a new docuseries, which will focus on additional women speaking out about R. Kelly. The untitled series is described as a tell-all that will feature survivors and former members of R. Kelly’s inner circle. (Vulture)

Nicki Minaj has officially announced her upcoming album. The rapper dropped details at the annual Met Gala, telling reporters that her upcoming album will be titled Queen and will hit shelves in June, “It’s a big night for me because I just let the world know that my album is coming June 15 and it’s called Queen, and I can’t wait.” (Rolling Stone)

No, that was not Trayvon Martin’s dad in the new Childish Gambino video. Fans initially believed that the father of the slain teenager was the hooded man shot at the beginning of “This Is America,” but, in fact, the man in question is actor and musician Calvin the Second. (TMZ)

Melania Trump is being accused of plagiarism. The First Lady just launched her new campaign for online safety and people have pointed out that the text and graphics for Melania’s “Be Best” campaign pamphlet looks a little too similar to a previous Obama-era pamphlet. This isn’t the first time Mrs. Trump has been accused of plagiarism. In 2016, Melania was accused of copying Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech. (BBC

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned after multiple women came forward with allegations of physical assault. Schneiderman has denied the allegations but said Monday that he would resign by the end of the day on May 8. (Splinter News)

Fifteen years after her death at the hands of police, Portland residents will honor Kendra James. James was fatally shot in 2003 after police pulled over her vehicle due to an outstanding warrant. The officer who killed James is still employed. (Blavity)

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