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Camila Cabello Donated $10,000 To Help Homeless Chess Champion And Family

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Camila Cabello is sone artist that tries to stay connected with fans and give back to her community when she can. Most recently, Cabello heard about the story of 8-year-old homeless refugee Tanitoluwa Adewumi. Adewumi and his family are refugees from Nigeria and were living in a homeless shelter in New York City trying to get on their feet. Now, things are looking up for the refugee family as people came together to crowdfund to help them out.

Camila Cabello stepped up to help Nigerian refugee Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family.

Adewumi is only 8 years old and because the New York State Chess Champion. The competition was for children from kindergarten to third grade and, according to the New York Times, he made it through the competition undefeated.

The family is in the middle of their asylum process having fled Nigeria in 2017 for fear of their safety. Terrorist group Boko Haram has been targeting Christian families, like the Adewumi family.

Adewumi and his family have been in a homeless shelter in New York City since arriving from Nigeria.

According to the New York Times, the family arrived from Nigeria a little over a year ago and a pastor was the one who helped them seek out the shelter. Adewumi is currently a student at P.S. 116 and the principal has nothing but glowing words for the child.

“It’s an inspiring example of how life’s challenges do not define a person,” Jane Hsu, the principal of P.S. 116, told the New York Times.

A GoFundMe was started to help the Adewumi family after the child’s win and the outpour of support was incredible, including from Cabello.

“‘Talent is universal but opportunity is not.’ Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a homeless 8-year-old refugee, who won the New York State Chess Championship. Tani, you make all of us proud. Keep smiling and keep winning ps guys let’s spread the word and help him out,” Cabello wrote on Twitter. The singer included a link tot he GoFundMe page and directed her fans to help the young boy and his family out.

At the time of this writing, people have raised more than $200,000 to help the refugee family.

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“WORDS OF APPRECIATION!!!
We the Family of TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI (#TANI#) first of all we give God the Glory for being crowned as FIRST PLACE CHAMPION in his first New York State Tournament (k-3) Primary Championship held in Saratoga Spring New York on the 9th and 10th March, 2019,” reads an update on the GoFundMe page.

“We say a big thank you to the coaches- coach Russell Makosfy, coach Shawn Martinez, coach Angel Lopez, the officers in the team for their support and words of encouragement. God bless you all.
Our appreciation goes to his school (PS116, Manhattan), the Principal, Teachers, Students and every other staff. God bless you all.”

“Our big thanks to Mr. Nicholas Kristof ( The New York Times Paper and their staff), The CBS news, BBC World news, NBC news, social media, those that share the good news and others service stations for your support. God bless you all.”

“Our big shout out to the whole WORLD for all your support Financially, Morally, Spiritually and many more can’t mentioned. You are all Awesome. God bless you all.”

“We will like the WORLD to know that all the proceeds/donations go to TANITOLUWA ADEWUMI FOUNDATION.
We are working with counsel to make sure this is possible. In the meanwhile, all funds stay with GoFundMe.”

“TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD!!!”

“GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!
GOD BLESS THE WORLD!!!”

“THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!!”

Fans are showering the singer with love and appreciation.

It is a sweet reminder that some stars are willing to use their fame, money, and name to help those in need. The family that is being helped has already had to flee their home and relocate on the other side of the world. It is refreshing to see people that are willing to step up and help their fellow man.

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AOC Was Mocked by Fox News for Doing #TheLatinaThing And Now Its Trending

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AOC Was Mocked by Fox News for Doing #TheLatinaThing And Now Its Trending

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Catch your breath, folks, more racist mierda is being aired on FOX News. This time, the culprit is Laura Ingraham and her guest for making fun of the way that Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pronounces her name. They call it “that Latina thing.”

Of course, the real Latina thing to do is to clapback so hard that a full fledged Twitter hashtag trend is born. Internet, let’s do this thing. Here’s what you need to know before you do your #LatinaThing.

FOX News has been criticizing absolutely everything AOC wears, says, and even how she says it.

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It’s the lowest of news journalism that feeds off the sexist, racist ideologies of their viewership and it needs to stop. AOC has stepped up in responding to every mentira said about her on air.

It starts out with host Laura Ingraham asking her conservative guest if he notices how AOC “puts on” an accent with her name.

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FOX News couldn’t have captioned this segment more perfectly. Let it be known that Ingraham is the same woman who called AOC a “horsewoman of the apocalypse.” Really solid journalism happening right here.

Conservative lawyer Joe diGenova actually mocked her while calling her “Anastasio Ocasio-Cortez.”

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“She does the Latina thing where she does her, you know, ‘Anastasio Ocasio-Cortez.” He then tried to make it okay by saying that if he pronounced his name in an exaggerated Italian accent that it would be tantamount to the same thing. Wrong.

The Latino Internet has officially erupted.

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Yup. Why is it news-worthy? Because FOX News viewership feeds off the fear of changing demographics in the U.S. like nothing else.

Of course, AOC has become a pro at brushing racism off her shoulders.

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We do not envy you, AOC, but we’re here for you. Thank you.

Why is this even a lesson in 2019?

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When you’re multi-lingual, you pronounce your name how it sounds. Good burn though, AOC. All Ingraham does is talk and rile up an ever more racist, violent base.

Claro, AOC couldn’t let a good burn go without putting it to the fire. 👏 😂

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Does it hurt, Ingraham? Have you learned your lesson yet?

Here’s another life lesson we’re still getting white conservative pundits to understand:

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No part of our names are optional. They’re on our birth certificates because they’re our names. Use them.

Latinas came out in full force to explain why they use their full names.

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I’ll say it again. It’s simple: they’re our names, which signify as much to us as ‘Jones’ does to the Jones’.

And then there’s this frustrating bit:

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Just take a moment to get a little uncomfortable and then say our names correctly. It’ll pay off.

Other folks shared the pride in using our full names: to honor our mothers:

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We don’t just ignore our maternal family lines. We honor them both. It’s a Latina thing.

You can’t stop a Queen from checking her jesters.

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No response yet from Ingraham or FOX News. We don’t expect apologies from them, because they’ve yet to be held accountable for spewing any racist remarks.

And you can’t stop Twitter from painting a pretty clear picture.

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Ingraham ‘accidentally’ made a Nazi salute at a rally and we just don’t understand. Why?

Ingraham has publicly stated that she’s learning Spanish for her Guatemalan daughter and now this?

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I hope Latina girls everywhere are looking to AOC to really understand what it means to take up space as a Latina.

Some folks shared the racism they’ve experienced in every day life by just using a Spanish accent.

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It’s no joke. People are getting detained by ICE simply for speaking Spanish. This is a real crisis.

Real talk: Ingraham and her viewership are all living in fear.

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They’re scared of us, and what we represent: a diverse, multilingual America. Talk sh*t about us and we can say it back twice in two different tongues.

Meanwhile, AOC is gracing the cover of TIME Magazine.

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Don’t think you’ll make the cover, Ingraham, with your trademark racist undertoned of a talk show.

We’re rooting for you, AOC! Keep doing #TheLatinaThing!

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AOC is busy creating equitable laws in our country, making sure they’re being held accountable in her district, and representing her diverse constituents. She’s saving the world.

Let’s DO it, folks! Let’s make #TheLatinaThing happen!

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