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!

m4s0n501 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 …

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 …

November 3, 2014
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Duane Myko Is A One Man Show in “Should Could Dream”

Most people spend their lives trying to achieve stability. Going to college to get a degree that will lead to that all too important 9-5 job that will give you the security to start and support your family one day. Duane Myko had done just that. He had played by the …

October 30, 2014
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Meet Baltimore Bred Singer/Songwriter Mahogany Fame

Some people spend most of their lives trying to figure out their purpose and what they were meant to do. Others were born into their craft with a passion that drives them to do one thing and one thing only. There is a freedom that comes with knowing your purpose and …

October 29, 2014
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Dad Uses Social Media to Discipline Daughter

I would imagine that disciplining children and setting boundaries in a world where they can hop on the internet and social media from anywhere is a difficult feat for parents in 2014. Kevin Jones, father of 10 year old Janiya, learned just how difficult parenting in 2014 can be when he …

October 27, 2014
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TLC Cancels “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” Amidst Child Endangerment Rumors

I’m all for second chances but there are some things that just are what they are. In my book child molestation is one of them. TLC feels the same way. The network cancelled the hit reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo after they learned the child star’s mother is …

October 23, 2014
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Are We Happy that L’Oreal Has Acquired Carol’s Daughter?

Lisa Price is probably thrilled about her most recent business move, but do the supporters and customers of Carol’s Daughter share the sentiment?  The savvy business woman who built her beauty brand from the ground up for more than two decades has sold Carol’s Daughter to L’Oreal. Both parties shared their elation with deal in a press …

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