December 19, 2014
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VH1 Will NOT Pull “Sorority Sisters” Amidst Crisitism

If you are one of 1.1 million people who tuned in to VH1‘s Sorority Sisters and were appalled by what you saw, VH1 has news for you. The controversial show which follows the lives of 9 women who belong to black sororities will continue to air all because you tuned in. Detractors …

December 15, 2014
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Oprah Shares Her Thoughts On “Selma” and Ferguson With The Grio

In the wake of protests across the country and marches for justice this past weekend in both Washington, DC and New York, Americans as well as supporters abroad are hoping for a change in the current racial climate in the United States. During the New York screening of Selma, a film about the events surrounding …

December 12, 2014
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Beyonce Talks About the Price of Fame in Short Film “Yours and Mine”

I’m sure there are lots of people who wish they could trade lives with their favorite celebrity. There are so many folks chasing fame who probably have no idea what really goes on behind the scenes. According to Beyonce, it isn’t all a bed of roses, diamonds and pearls. Queen Bey shared …

December 11, 2014
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Tracee Ellis Ross: ‘”2014 Was The Year I Saw My Hair On TV”

One thing for sure and two things for certain, if you hire Tracee Ellis Ross you are hiring ALL OF HER. According to the actress, her hair, her ass and everything else is a package deal. In her recent chat with Entertainment Weekly, the star of ABC’s Black-ish dished on how exciting …

December 4, 2014
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Al Sharpton Calls for Washington, DC March in Wake of Eric Garner Indictment Decision

After last week’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Mike Brown, millions of people were left confused, angered and disappointed. Some of those people were disappointed yet again when the officer who caused the death of another black man was not indicted. Yesterday it was announced that the …

November 28, 2014
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Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Reinstated Into the NFL

It looks like Ray Rice won this round. The running back was suspended for two games in July after he assaulted his then girlfriend, Janay Rice, in Spring of this year. However, after footage of the assault leaked in September, the NFL suspended him indefinitely. The NFL Player’s Association appealed the …

November 25, 2014
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The Ferguson Decision Aftermath

After months of waiting in angst, the decision of the grand jury on whether or not police officer Darren Wilson would be indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown was rendered. Last night St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that Wilson would not be indicted. During the press conference McCullough, who came off …

November 24, 2014
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Remembering DC’s “Mayor For Life”, Marion Barry Jr.

“We are not the sum of our worst moment” — Katy Parson In the wee hours of the morning yesterday, the world lost one of its many heroes, Marion Barry, Jr. Barry came to national prominence as mayor of the nation’s capital. The first prominent civil rights activist to become …

November 20, 2014
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Is Bill Cosby’s Refusal to Address Rape Allegations A Tell Tale Sign of Guilt?

I don’t know that Bill Cosby should be doing extensive interviews right now, but if I were accused of drugging and raping women my response would not be a simple “no comment”. That’s exactly how the former TV dad has responded to allegations of doing just that to over a dozen …

November 17, 2014
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5 Reasons Why the Aaliyah Biopic “The Princess of R&B” Was An Epic Fail

When I first heard the rumors of an Aaliyah biopic being in the works I was ecstatic. As a huge fan of the super cool singer/actress whose untimely death shocked the world, I thought hers was a story that needed to be told. Then it was confirmed that it would …

November 12, 2014
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Niecy Nash Talks Oral Sex, Communication & Her New Role With Playboy

Trouble in marital paradise? Don’t call the divorce lawyer just yet. Niecy Nash has a few ideas that might help get your marriage back on track. During her interview with Playboy, the actress/comedian/author shared some tips on getting what you want from your man and keeping him happy, including her motto “stomach full, penis empty” lol. …

November 12, 2014
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6th Annual Treats and Tea: The Beauty Experience

To have garnered enough clientele to have a successful business is a major accomplishment, but to be able to give back to the very clients responsible for your success is a blessing. That’s exactly what Kachina Fleet, the owner of C’est Chic Concepts, did at the 6th Annual Treats and Tea: The Beauty Experience. …

November 8, 2014
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[Trailer] “Selma”, The Story of Dr. King’s Struggle for Justice & Equality

Dozens of films about the civil rights movement of the 1950’s and 60’s have made it to the cinema. Movies centered around the stories of key figures like Malcolm X, Medgar Evers, Nelson Mandela, and The Black Panther Party have been viewed in theaters nationwide. However, a film centered on the man who many consider …

November 7, 2014
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Nicki Minaj Talks Work Ethic & Being Hands On With Billboard

Ain’t no stopping Nicki Minaj. The rapper is taking no prisoners on the cover of Billboard or in her business. When it comes to her career, the head barb is not letting up. In the cover, the self proclaimed queen of rap talks about her work ethic, being hands on and …

November 5, 2014
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Kelly Rowland Delivers Baby Boy!

Singer, Band member, Spokeswoman…Kelly Rowland can now add mom to her list off titles. The beauty gave birth to her first child, a boy, yesterday. Her rep told People that Titan Jewell Witherspoon was born yesterday at 1:30pm PST weighing in at 7.5 lbs. In a statement after the birth, the singer …

November 5, 2014
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Hump Day Humor: News Anchor Dan Thorn Dancing to T.I.’s “Where They At Doe?”

As conservative as news anchors have to be during telecasts, the fact the Dan Thorn decided to turn up while on a commercial break from the WVNS 59 News broadcast was no surprise. The break cameras caught Thorn hilariously dancing to T.I.’s party track “Where They At Doe?” What made it even funnier was …

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