HACKERS STEAL $40M WORTH OF BITCOIN FROM BINANCE
Binance was the victim of a $40 million bitcoin heist. One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance said hackers withdrew 7,000 bitcoins from users, Bloomberg reported. In a post on its website, Binance said they “discovered a large scale security breach” on May 7. They said hackers obtained user data by using “a variety of techniques, including phishing, viruses and other attacks.”
NIPSEY HUSSLE HAD A PLAN TO BEAT GENTRIFICATION
Late rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, was more than community minded, he was a community activist. Not only did he have businesses in his community, he was also trying to fight against potential gentrification of South Los Angeles — as well as other places in the U.S.
10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DIRECTOR OF “JUICE” & THE WIRE
Ernest Dickerson has been the man behind many films and TV shows you like. The low-key director has directed various high-profile TV series such as The Wire,” “The Walking Dead,” “Man in the High Castle,” “Bosch,” “Treme,” “Seven Seconds,” “Godfather of Harlem,” and “Dexter.” His feature film work includes such hits “Surviving The Game”; “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight”; “Bulletproof”; and “Bones.” It was his directorial debut “Juice” in 1992, starring Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur, that made people take serious notice of Dickerson. “With a budget of $3 million, ‘Juice’ went on to gross more than $30 million making it a commercial success although reviews were decidedly mixed,” Encyclopedia.com reported.
BERNIE: I STAND WITH UBER & LYFT DRIVERS. UBER IS NOT POOR.
This is why 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced he stands with Uber and Lyft drivers and why he tweeted: “Uber is not a poor company. It paid its top five executives $143 million in compensation last year, including $45 million to its CEO. So why are Uber drivers struggling to put food on the table? I stand with striking Uber and Lyft drivers today. The greed has got to end..”
AA COLLEGE GRADUATION RATES HIT ALL-TIME HIGH
Education has often been called “the great equalizer,” but according to results from a recent study, that adage has not held true for Blacks in America. Despite phenomenal gains in educational attainment, Blacks still lag behind whites economically in most critical areas, MarketWatch reported.