Mid-Day Shenanigans: Miss Universe, Weed Restaurant, Kanye West

December 9, 2019
Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi

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Happy Monday party peeps! Start your week with your girl Poe! 

Today is the International Day of Veterinary Medicine! Happiest of Birthdays to PNB Rock, Redd Foxx and Kirk Douglas. 

Here are the stories that have Poet talking today. 

Congrats To Miss Universe 2019

Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa was crowned Miss Universe 2019 on Sunday night. She said she is an activist who is "engaged in the fight against gender-based violence." 

A Grenade Was Found In A Donated Dresser

A dresser donated to a thrift shop in North Carolina featured a live explosive. An employee came across the device in a drawer. 

A Sweater At Walmart Highlighted Santa And Cocaine 

Walmart issued an apology after a sweater depicting Santa with cocaine appeared on its Canadian website.

California Now Boasts Cannabis Restaurant

The first of its kind, the cannabis restaurant is located in West Hollywood. 

Amazon Driver Celebrates Free Snacks

An Amazon delivery driver had a special reaction when someone left snacks to take for the road.

Alaska Dentist Removed Tooth While On Hoverboard

The dentist is facing charges releated to Medicaid fraud and putting patients in danger.

HBCUs Get Federal Funding Renewed

The $255 million in federal funding ended in September but will now be renewed.

Rapper Juice WRLD Dead At 21

The rapper reportedly died after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway Airport.

Kanye West Will Headline A Youth Christian Conference

He'll be working with middle school students next month.

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