Black Celebrities

Yarima Karama on the prison experience: Voices from behind the Wall

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download This segment, “Voices from behind the wall,” allows the rest of America to know what it’s like behind bars. As President Obama mentioned recently, there are far too many Americans locked away for a very long time for petty drug crimes. What also goes untold are the many stories about the horrible things ...

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Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Finally Got His “N***** Wake Up Call”

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If you are at all familiar with legendary comedian and writer Paul Mooney, then you know that he routinely dissects American racism as part of his stand-up. One of his bits centers on the “N***** wake up call”, whereby blacks realize that they are not white and therefore, not protected by the system. In an interview with The Huffington Post, ...

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What Does Your Hair Say About The Men You Attract?


Naturally Triece When you think of summer, you might think about barbecues, beach time with family and friends and lots and lots of good ol’ margaritas. But what seems to matter most during the summer seasons is the reminder to all single black people that winter will be back around soon. This helps them to remember that they need to ...

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Baltimore Mayor Makes History as First Black Woman to Lead Conf. of Mayors


Sinclair Grey III Baltimore, Maryland made the headlines a few months ago with the tragic death of Freddie Gray. With news media from across the country covering this story, the leadership of Baltimore’s mayor – Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was constantly under the microscope. Every word she uttered along with her actions were viewed by all. Evidently, the mayor of Baltimore has ...

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W Magazine Takes The Fashion World By Storm With This Chocolate Model Ensemble


Naturally Triece Have you seen these gorgeous photos? If you don’t feel rejuvenated and awesome, then you probably haven’t… Now, first let me say that we as African Americans shouldn’t always depend on mainstream magazines at the cost of us being validated for our beautiful brown skin (light or dark) and our natural hair, but W Magazine did do an ...

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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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