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Thousands of Financially Vulnerable People Using Russell Simmons's Rushcard Just Got Screwed

Around 68 million Americans are unbanked or underbanked—either living without a bank account, or relying on “alternative,” predatory financial institutions like payday loan shops, check cashers, and prepaid payroll cards. One product on the last category, the Russell Simmons-founded Rushcard—which puts people in a…

Russell Simmons Purchases Remaining Commercial Spots For TLC's 'All-American Muslim'

Today in Tweet Beat, Uncle Rush puts his money where his mouth is and buys up the remaining commercials left after Lowes pulled their ads from TLC's actually-great-and-not-exploitave series All-American Muslim. Plus, Jennifer Hudson catches Bieber Fever, Kim Kardashian says that she "loved" last night's episode of her…