Black Celebrities

TD Jakes has some interesting things to say to white America

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By Michal Ortner T.D. Jakes, lead pastor of The Potters House, recently addressed the issue of segregation in churches. He has been a forerunner of creating change in the church so that his congregation can better serve the community. He is working with The Reconciled Church to bring people of all races together into one house of worship. On May ...

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Beloved actor dies at the age of 75

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By: Naturally Triece Reynaldo Rey, a longtime loved actor and comedian who appeared as Red’s father in the 1995 hit movie, ‘Friday’, has passed on May 28th, 2015 in Los Angeles. His manager confirmed the news. He was 75. The actor died from complications of a stroke her suffered just last year. Along with his memorable role in ‘Friday,’ Rey ...

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Ciara the New Face of Roberta Cavalli: 6 Celebs who are the Faces of Beauty

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by Kristina Byas Greek mythology tells us Helen of Troy’s beauty launched a 1,000 ships. These days Helen may be surprised to learn that beauty is a commodity netting billions for cosmetics and clothing companies. L’oréal, Revlon and Neutrogena are just a few of the companies that have learned the best way to sell a product is to get a ...

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Tyson Beckford to Chris Brown “Real Men don’t Fight on Twitter”

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by Kristina Byas Chris Brown has proved that he is willing to do anything to show his love for on-and-off again girlfriend Karrueche Tran. That includes launching a Twitter tirade after seeing Tran post a picture posing with model and actor Tyson Beckford. Brown apparently became upset when Beckford posted the photo and took to Twitter to threaten Beckford, saying ...

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YBW’s Ben Dixon explains why Republicans are simply stupid

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This video from Benjamin Dixon tells you everything you need to know about the Republican Party. Well, at least this is his opinion. Ben explains why being a gay republican makes no sense. Why it makes no sense to be a muslim Republican. He also says that he and other free thinkers plan to “rain fire” on the Democrats if ...

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Do black people feel more comfortable working for whites?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The new film “7 am” is coming out in a wide range of cities across the United States. In the film, noted individuals such as Dr Umar Johnson and Claud Anderson speak to the perils of black economic codependence, and how this makes it nearly impossible for our community to evolve into one ...

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Menace II Society 20 years later: Wow, what a movie

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By Dana C. Ayres Hip Hop stars are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Menace II Society. BET.com sat down with influential Hip Hop artists to get their perspective on the film and the memories it evoked for them. The film portrays the abject hopelessness of black people, men in particular, that live in the economically-depressed, high-crime, gang-controlled environment of South ...

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Chicago Bears Fire Ray McDonald After He Attacks Woman and Child

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By Joshua D. Copeland After stories involving NFL players like Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, domestic violence has been a trending extremity involving professional athletes.  The latest assaulter: Ray McDonald of the Chicago Bears. After being arrested on Monday for domestic violence  and child endangerment charges in Santa Clara, CA.  The Bears announced that they released McDonald from the team. ...

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Ben Carson and MLK appear on a t-shirt together: Should we support that?

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Roosevelt Mitchell III and Benjamin Dixon expound on the question, should black people get mad if they see Dr. King and Dr. Ben Carson on a t-shirt together. Benjamin Dixon is host of the Benjamin Dixon show and is a political analyst who speaks regularly about politics on his show. His response is very interesting and detailed as he plays ...

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