Black Celebrities

YBW TV: Bill O’Reilly’s daughter claims he’s just a violent thug

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Here’s some of the latest from this week on YBW TV.  Just click the link to watch any video you’d like.   WATCHED 5:14 Bill O’Reilly’s own daughter reveals he both a racist and a thug 1 day ago 5,722 views From Politico.com: Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly was accused during a custody battle of having physically abused his ex-wife, ...

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Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III: Harriet Tubman should be on Mount Rushmore

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Harriet Tubman recently won the fan poll to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 dollar bill. While this is exciting for some people, it is disrespectful to others who view Harriet as a historical figure. I think she is arguably the greatest American ever produced and should not be on a $20 bill but on Mt. Rushmore. She was known ...

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Former NFL star just got to prison and is already in trouble

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By Victor Ochieng Convicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has found himself in trouble in prison. A source revealed on Tuesday that the 25-year-old former New England Patriots player acted as a lookout in a fight involving  two inmates. One source that requested anonymity said that “it was two-on-one, he was part of the two.” Hernandez, who’s locked up at ...

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Watch: Danny Glover goes beast on reporter for cutting off his interview

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Danny Glover is quite the spirited activist, fighting on a large number of issues that are near and dear to his heart.  One of his recent issues is the battle for postal workers across the country.  The US postal service is suffering from major drops in traffic due to reduced use of their services by Americans who are now opting ...

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New scholarships will honor Michael Jackson and Ray Charles

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Reported by Ryan Brennan The legacies and icon statuses of two musical legends is being remembered, thanks to two scholarships that are getting started. Headed by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), two new scholarship programs will be created in remembrance of pop icon Michael Jackson and soul legend Ray Charles. Both scholarships will serve different areas, but both will ...

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Denzel told not to speak about Jesus, so he spoke about God instead

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by Raveen Johnson If there were an award for most encouraging pep talk of the year, actor Denzel Washington would definitely have a great chance of winning it. Aside from being an amazing actor with many accolades under his belt, his most inspiring moment was during the speech that he gave at Dillard University. Graduates patiently waited for Washington to ...

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Watch: Woman freestyle raps, says Kobe Bryant raped her

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This is one of the most bizarre videos we’ve seen in a while.  A woman who claims to be the accuser in the Kobe Bryant rape case over 12 years ago released this freestyle rap in which she says that she was raped by Kobe.  She describes the alleged assault in detail, and even askings Kobe, “Tell me why my ...

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5 black films that debuted at the Cannes Film Festival

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by Kristina Byas The Cannes International Film Festival is annual film festival that takes place in Cannes, France during the month of May. For  unknown or up and coming film makers, it’s the chance to showcase your work to the international movie industry. Cannes has launched careers like Director Quentin Tarantino which paved the way to his films like “Django ...

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Man tries to break up a fight, and teens start beating him instead

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By Nigel Boys After the brawl at a Brooklyn McDonald’s in March, where six teens ended up being arrested, another fight broke out on Friday in another McDonald’s on the Flatbush Avenue Extension, but this time, bystanders attempted to break up the fight. The fight, which started between two girls at around 3 p.m., was recorded by a man identified ...

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This brother broke out of the prison system and now he’s a PhD

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dr. Sheldon Land is an ex-convict who got out of prison and obtained his bachelor’s, master’s and phd. He then started the Not for Profit organization LandMindz.Org. An organization that uses art and drama as an therapeutic tool for homeless people and people returning citizens of mass incarceration. Here is speaks with Dr ...

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