How Jadakiss And Styles P Are Bringing Juice Bars To The Hood [INSIGHTS] I Elite Daily

You don’t have to be a legendary rapper in order to help your community, but it certainly helps.

Jadakiss and Styles P are bonafide hip-hop heavyweights whose careers have spanned three decades, but their legacies may be solidified by something other than their music.

Through their chain of juice bars, Juices For Life, The LOX members are looking to provide a much-needed place for people in low-income neighborhoods to consume something good for them. These neighborhoods are often referred to as “food deserts,” since access to nutritional food is virtually nonexistent.

Styles P said, “In the poorer communities, mostly, the money gets invested in liquor stores and the kind of things we don’t need.”

Jadakiss and Styles P are leading by example and looking to put an end to food deserts through their Juices For Life locations, but they aren’t alone.

Jeff Brown, the founder and CEO of Brown’s Super Stores, a chain of grocery stores that offers high quality and nutritional food at affordable prices, said, “What Jadakiss and Styles P are doing, they’re successful, and they don’t need to be concerned about society… They’re deciding to use their success to make a difference for people. I think if we all did that, we’d fix a lot of our country’s problems.”

With its three locations, Juices For Life is giving people unprecedented access to nutritional options in the Bronx and Yonkers, New York, with hopes of expanding in the near future.

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LAPD deploys 7,000 officer bodycams to curb police abuses

The LAPD is set to become the largest US police department deploying body camera systems on its officers. 7,000 recording devices will be distributed to officers over the coming months in response to growing demands by groups demanding greater accountability for police-related killings. RT’s Brigida Santos has more.

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Timeline: Sidney Cooke And Associates

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8th Apr 1961 Sidney Cooke is fined £20 for indecently assaulting a boy in a cinema. Until convicted in 1987 for the “dirty dozen” offences this was Cooke’s only conviction for a sexual offence.

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1973 Leslie Bailey is accused of the attempted murder and indecent assault of a seven year old girl but confusion over the admissability of evidence meant the charge was reduced to possessing a knife. Bailey was given probation for possessing an offensive weapon and spent three months in a mental hospital in Kent after the incident.

1977  Lennie Smith is convicted for an offence of gross indecency and serves a year in prison.

1977  Robert Oliver receives a four year prison sentence for gross indecency offences.

29th Mar 1979 Leslie Bailey’s trial for burgling a post office near his home in Brooke Road, Stoke Newington, is adjourned…

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CHESTER P FOR MAYOR: Hip Hop, Homelessness & the Housing Crisis (TRAILER)

Trailer for the forthcoming full length documentary “Chester P For Mayor: Hip Hop, Homelessness & the Housing Crisis” available FREE on Real Talk Records youtube channel December 2015. Original Trailer Music by Luca Guerniri.
Directed by Greg Hall (@DirGregHall)

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Posted by on August 30, 2015 in Uncategorized


Real Race Wars

This describes the breakdown of race wars, how convicts divide, and how outside groups who have nothing to do with it take sides, most notably with the whites!

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‘Legally Kidnapped’: US child protective services accused of separating families for profit

Separating children in danger from troubled families is supposed to protect the innocent, but accusations are being leveled in one US state that the system is being run for profit not for care.


Posted by on August 30, 2015 in Uncategorized


How did Hurricane Katrina change the way we evacuate pets from devastation?

The fact that many people died in the floods because they wouldn’t leave their animals behind — as well as the sight of hundreds of abandoned cats and dogs after the flood receded — prompted major changes to state and federal laws regarding the evacuation of pets during disasters. NewsHour’s William Brangham and Justin Scuiletti tells the story of those who lived through the storm.

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Posted by on August 29, 2015 in Uncategorized


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