Black Celebrities

Master P Tells Lil’ Wayne & Birdman To “Go In Peace”


by Raveen Johnson Watching the fallout between Lil’ Wayne and Birdman as it happens has been a roller coaster. Of all of the “break ups” and disagreements between entertainers, these two were the last duo that we thought would ever call it quits. After Wayne called Birdman out on Twitter last year and Birdman threw a drink on Wayne this ...

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President Obama Goes To Prison, Now Bill Clinton Is Changing His Tune


By Dana C. Ayres What separates any other Black man in prison from the President of the United States? Chance. This week President Obama became the first sitting president to visit a Federal (prison), and every politician in Washington is feeling some deep heat and scrambling for cover. They are beginning to finally come to terms with the fact that ...

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Raven-Symone Says: “Black Lives Matter should be Changed to All Lives Matter”


By Joshua D. Copeland Recently, the “Thats So Raven” star had heads shaking yet again when it came to discussing movements and mishaps in the Black community. This week on The View, she expressed that “Black Lives Matter,” should be changed to “All Lives Matter.” This was in response to her defending the Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, who audaciously ...

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She Braids and Does Weaves: Rachel Dolezal is Back and Still “Black”


by Raveen Johnson Just when we thought the hype behind Rachel Dolezal had died down, she resurfaces with more outcries of her ridiculous dilemma of believing that she is Black even though we can clearly see that she is white. As expected, Dolezal is using this time to steal the world’s pity with her sob story, but you will not ...

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Late Night Talk TV Welcomes Its First Female Head Writer- Robin Thede


By Joshua D. Copeland While Larry Wilmore may have made history as being the only Black man hosting a major talk show these days, the spotlight deservingly goes to Robin Thede: making history as the first female head writer on a late night talk show. When it comes to writing jokes about touchy subjects and situations pertaining to race and ...

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Dave Chappelle: Artists Have A Responsibility To Be Activists

April V. Taylor At a time when America could use his comedy to confront taboo issues that white America does not want to discuss, Dave Chappelle has announced he is returning to the comedy stage. Chappelle previously used his show on Comedy Central to confront issues that white America would rather ignore, and he managed to gain popularity across all ...

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Did you know Charlie Barnett Taught Dave Chappelle How to Be Funny?


By Dana C. Ayres Some of the best basketball players that ever graced the game never wound up in the NBA. They are the players that catch pick-up games on the neighborhood courts or play in the infamous Rucker Park basketball tournaments at 155th street and “Freddy D” in Harlem. For every Keith Sweat, there was a guy singing with ...

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