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Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Debuts at Top of Weekend Box Office With $30.5 Million

article by Brent Lang via Variety.com

“Get Out,” a trenchant horror film about race relations, rode critical raves to a smashing box office debut. The low-budget film was the weekend’s top-grossing domestic release, earning $30.5 million, and propelling its director and writer… 234 more words

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"Get Out" Writer/Director Jordan Peele Signs 1st-Look Deal With Sonar Entertainment

article by Oriana Schwindt via Variety.com

Jordan Peele has just signed a first-look deal with Sonar Entertainment for his production company, Monkeypaw Productions. The agreement encompasses all content for television, including digital.  191 more words

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Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Walks Back Trump Praise after Backlash from Brand’s Top Celebrity Endorsers

article via thegrio.com

BALTIMORE (AP) — The CEO of Baltimore-based sports apparel company Under Armour is responding to criticism he received after calling President Donald Trump “an asset to the country.” … 137 more words

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L.A. Lakers Legend Magic Johnson Takes Consulting Position with Former Team to Advise Ownership

article by Tania Ganguli via latimes.com

In his first public comments since being hired as an advisor to Lakers governor and co-owner Jeanie Buss, … 319 more words

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JP Morgan Chase & Co. to Pay $55 million to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

article by Adebola Adeniyi via venturesafrica.com

On Wednesday, a United States Attorney, Preet Bharara, filed a suit in Manhattan against multinational bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co. 183 more words

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How to Downgrade Your PayPal Business Account to Personal Account

When you signed up for a PayPal account, have you made a mistake of choosing a Business account instead of a Personal Account? Don’t worry, there is a way to downgrade your account. 56 more words

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Mahisha Dellinger, CEO of Hair Product Line Curls, on Becoming a Leader of Your Life - New York Times

by Adam Bryant via nytimes.com

This interview with Mahisha Dellinger, chief executive of Curls, a maker of hair care products, has been edited for space and clarity. 649 more words

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