Black Entertainment

Taye Diggs is about to play a drag queen: Good or bad for black men?


By Joshua D. Copeland Actor Taye Diggs is about to make history in his next project.  And for a second there, he had us thinking he was more prepared for it than we ever expected… Taye is going to be the first African American  to play the drag queen lead role in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on Broadway.  He ...

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What’s that vial that fell out of Kevin Durant’s pocket?


By Victor Ochieng A suspicious-looking vial that looked to contain marijuana dropped out of Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant’s SUV as he was leaving a Los Angeles night club on Friday. The 26-year-old was talking to the media when the car arrived. The moment the door opened, a bottle fell out of the car to the ground. His entourage ...

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Madam Prezident: I hate Love & Hip-Hop, here’s why

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Madam Prezident has some interesting things to say about Love & Hip-Hop. She says that people think that money gives you wealth, but the truth is that your wealth comes from your education level. You have to look at some of the shows that are being marketed to black people and ask yourself if any of this stuff is normal ...

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This woman’s doll helps girls see their natural beauty


By Dana C. Ayres As the old adage states, “necessity is the mother of invention.” Well, mother and entrepreneur, Angelica Sweeting, decided to be the mother of her own invention by creating a doll that looks like herself.  Out of frustration and the need to guard her children’s self-esteem, she created a doll that contained the same broad and striking ...

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They Were The Fiercest Fighters Of WWI and WWII: The Harlem Hellfighters


By Dana C. Ayres Memorial Day weekend is upon us and as Americans, we have a great deal to be thankful for.  Our freedoms have been bought and paid for with the blood of countless numbers of American soldiers.  Many of those soldiers were African-American. From Crispus Attucks to Colon Powell, America has had its fair share of Black defenders…and ...

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Doctor teaches black girls to love their natural hair


By Robert Stitt She may be a doctor and bestselling author now, but Dr. Phoenyx Austin was not always the person she is today. In fact, when she was growing up, she lacked self-confidence and did not feel beautiful. She attributes much of how she felt about herself as she grew up to the role models she saw on television ...

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Rutgers football player charged with armed robbery


BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey was arrested early Sunday (May 24, 2015) morning for armed robbery in his hometown of Sarasota, FL. According to reports from The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a man riding a bicycle reported to Sarasota County Sherriff’s deputies that he was held up at gunpoint at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning.  The robbery victim gave ...

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Towanna Freeman: How to overcome a cheating spouse

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download When we have infidelity in our relationships, some of us just want to throw in the towel. But most long-term relationships must overcome some form of betrayal. This video serves as a guide post to figure out how to move forward after such tragedy. There is a video you can watch with Dr ...

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