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Jenean Hampton Becomes First Black Person Elected To Statewide Office

Detroit native and Air Force veteran Jenean Hampton just made history. She’s an African American Republican who is Kentucky’s new lieutenant governor and the first black person ever elected to their statewide office. [The Root]

20-year-old Palestinian Girl Becomes Youngest Doctor In The World

IIqbal-Al-Assaad of Lebanon just made history, several times over. Firstly, she began medical school at the age of 14, now at age 20, the Cornell University alumna has become the world’s youngest doctor. #BrownGirlMagic [Siasat]

Ben Carson Was Sued for Malpractice At Least Eight Times

Speaking of doctors, the presidential race is getting messier by the day as the candidates skeletons are coming out of the closet. It’s just been revealed that over his thirty year career, suits filed against Ben Carson includes misdiagnosing patients and not reviewing their medical files prior to surgery. Does he still have your vote? [The Daily Beast]

Trevor Noah To Miss ‘Daily Show’ Due To Emergency Surgery

The 31-year-old is busy with his new show as well as an upcoming comedy special. Work will have to take a back seat while he’s on bed rest after an emergency surgery for a ruptured appendix. [CNN]

K.Michelle and Lil Wayne’s Exes Are Trying To Save Their Marriage

Bravo’s latest relationship reality series, “Untying The Knot” will feature couples on the brink of divorce who still love each other but are conflicted about the future of their relationship. After hitting on social media that there was trouble in paradise music producer Memphitz and socialite Toya Wright seek to capture their last 15 minutes of fame via televised couples therapy. [Bossip] 

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