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Hateful Letter Demands Black Florida Family Remove Pictures of Daughters Outside Home

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Xanah and Xarah Sproul,

Xanah and Xarah Sproul,

*A Black family in Florida is being racially harassed over decorations outside their home celebrating the high school graduation of twin sisters. 

An anonymous note left in the family’s mailbox read: “Don’t you think enough is enough? It’s time to take those hideous posters of that ugly fat black girl down off your house.”

“What a disgrace to the neighborhood. In fact, your entire brood is a disgrace to the neighborhood. Consider moving to a ‘hood’ of your kind. Your neighbors are watching you!” the letter continued, MSN reports.

Toya T’mour Sproul, mother of the teenagers, shared the note on Facebook. 

Twins Xanah and Xarah Sproul graduated from Yulee High School with honors. They have been awarded scholarships and plan to enter the premed program at Saint Leo University in the fall, per BuzzFeed News.

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Xanah and Xarah Sproul,

The letter left the twins’ father, David Sproul, shocked, as the family has lived in the neighborhood for five years.

“I would say that was coldblooded because it was directed about kids. Even if it wasn’t about race, to do something like that to a child, say something like that to children is terrible,” he told NBC News.

“Although they are very accomplished young ladies and they do work very hard … at the same time, this didn’t happen to two accomplished young women. This happened to two young Black women,” Sproul continued. “The person who did this didn’t know that they had any accomplishments, didn’t know their work ethic in any way. This happened to two humans, and it shouldn’t have happened at all.”

The family filed a police report with the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office. 

Undersheriff Roy Henderson said in a statement: “We at the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office do not tolerate racism and hate crimes in our county. This is out of character for Nassau County and we will continue to investigate this incident. We are proud of the Sproul twins’ accomplishments and hope to get to the bottom of this soon.”

The sheriff’s office intends to test the letter for possible fingerprints.

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Iggy Azalea Clarifies Playboi Carti Parenting Comments Amid Split

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Iggy Azalea Clears Up Playboi Carti Parenting Comments Amid Split
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Iggy Azalea – Playboi Carti (Getty)

*Iggy Azalea took to IG to clarify previous comments she made about her breakup from Playboi Carti.

In case you missed it, the “Fancy” rapper recently took to her Instagram Story to post a cryptic message about their split.

“You lost a real 1,” Iggy wrote. “People take loyalty for granted & that’s why I’d rather be alone. One thing I’ll never understand is how liars live with themselves. That s–t don’t eat y’all up inside?”

Azalea later confirmed the breakup rumors via IG. “What I mean last night was that I’m raising my son alone & I’m not in a relationship,” she explained.

READ MORE: Iggy Azalea Shares Photos of Son Onyx After Split From Playboi Carti

 

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Many took that to mean that Playboi isn’t active in his son’s life, but Iggy says that’s not the case. 

“Nothing I said was intended to make it seem like my sons father isn’t part of his life but I’ve noticed a lot of people took it that way, so I wanted to clear the air,” Iggy wrote. “Onyx is so so loved by his dad & has always had both parents in his life from day 1.”

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Iggy also shared a couple adorable photos of baby Onyx on IG (see above). She announced the birth of her and Carti’s first child in June.

“I have a son,” she wrote via Instagram at the time. “I kept waiting for the right time to say something but it feels like the more time passes the more I realize I’m always going to feel anxious to share news that giant with the world. I want to keep his life private but wanted to make it clear he is not a secret & I love him beyond words.”

Playboi Carti has not publicly commented on the split.

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Jamie Foxx: Actor’s Sister DeOndra Dixon Dies at 36

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Jamie Foxx and sister DeOndra Dixon

*Jamie Foxx has shared the sad news that his sister DeOndra Dixon passed away last week.

In an Instagram post on Monday, the actor revealed his sister died on Oct. 19 at age 36. 

Foxx posted a series of photos of him and Dixon to accompany his touching tribute. 

“My heart is shattered into a million pieces… my beautiful loving sister Deondra has transitioned… I say transitioned because she will always be alive… anyone who knew my sis… knew that she was a bright light…,” Foxx wrote. “I can’t tell you how many times we have had parties at the house where she has got on the dance floor and stolen the show.”

Foxx went on to note his sister’s love of dancing. 

Check out his full IG post below.

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My heart is shattered into a million pieces… my beautiful loving sister Deondra has transitioned… I say transitioned because she will always be alive… anyone who knew my sis… knew that she was a bright light… I can’t tell you how many times we have had parties at the house where she has got on the dance floor and stolen the show… even gave her boyfriend @chrisbrownofficial a run for his money… well I know she is in heaven now dancing with her wings on…tho my pain is unbelievable I smile when I think of all of the great memories that she left me… my family… and her friends… from dancing in the blame it video… to Dancing on the Grammys… And becoming The ambassador to @globaldownsyndrome… from sliding down my stairs with a grin as wide as the rio grand… to serenading us with all of her music… Deondra you have left A hole in my heart… but I will fill it with all of the memories that you gave me … I love you with every ounce of me… our family is shattered but we will put the pieces back together with your love… and y’all please keep my family in your prayers… 💔💔💔

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“Well I know she is in heaven now dancing with her wings on…tho my pain is unbelievable I smile when I think of all of the great memories that she left me… my family… and her friends,” he wrote. 

“Deondra you have left A hole in my heart… but I will fill it with all of the memories that you gave me … I love you with every ounce of me,” Foxx wrote. “Our family is shattered but we will put the pieces back together with your love… and y’all please keep my family in your prayers…”

Foxx spoke to PEOPLE about his bond with his youngest sister in November 2011. 

“One thing people may not understand is that the person with special needs, the love that they give you is unfiltered,” Foxx said at the time. “There is nothing in the way of them loving you and there is nothing in the way of them being upset with you either.”

He added, “You really get the true individual. It’s challenging, but it is moments like this that make it all work. She’s a superstar now.”

DeOndra, who was born with Down syndrome, was an ambassador for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

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Iggy Azalea Shares Photos of Son Onyx After Split From Playboi Carti

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*Iggy Azalea has officially joined the single mothers club after she and baby daddy, rapper Playboi Carti, called it quits. 

Word on the curb is that the foreign born rapper was aware that Carti was cheating when she got pregnant to try and save the relationship. Apparently his cheating didn’t stop during Iggy’s pregnancy. 

She recently took to her Instagram Story to post a cryptic message about the breakup. 

“You lost a real 1,” Iggy wrote. “People take loyalty for granted & that’s why I’d rather be alone. One thing I’ll never understand is how liars live with themselves. That s–t don’t eat y’all up inside?”

Azalea later confirmed the breakup rumors via IG. “What I mean last night was that I’m raising my son alone & I’m not in a relationship,” she explained.

READ MORE: Iggy Azalea Welcomes First Child with Playboy Carti: ‘I Have A Son’

 

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She then gave fans their first look at her son Onyx, the baby boy she shares with the hip-hop star. Check out the post above. 

The “Fancy” rapper announced the birth of her and Carti’s first child in June.

“I have a son,” she wrote via Instagram at the time. “I kept waiting for the right time to say something but it feels like the more time passes the more I realize I’m always going to feel anxious to share news that giant with the world. I want to keep his life private but wanted to make it clear he is not a secret & I love him beyond words.”

Iggy Azalea and Playboi Carti reportedly began dating in 2018, and she later praised him for his honesty, Us Weekly reports. 

“The nicest thing that my guy does for me is he tells me when my wig lace is showing,” she said. “He’s always like, ‘Babe, I know it can look better. It doesn’t look like it’s growing out of your head.’ It’s usually when I put it on [myself]. He’ll come out and be like, ‘I think you should wear a hat.’”

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