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Black Bond Actor Says Agent 007 Must be Portrayed by a White Man

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Many fans of James Bond movies have been clamoring for the iconic character to be portrayed by British actor Idris Elba, but the first black James Bond villain disagrees. Yaphet Kotto, who portrayed the character Dr. Kananga in the 1973 hit “Live and Let Die”, said the coveted Bond role should only be played by a white actor, “political correctness ...

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Ludacris’ child’s mother writes open letter to get her baby back

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Tamika Fuller is the mother of a daughter conceived with the rapper Ludacris. The two engaged in a nasty custody battle, which led to the rapper getting full custody of the child. Tameka wrote an open letter ot the public explaining that the rapper didn’t want her to have the baby and begged her to get an abortion. It’s ugly. ...

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Meet the Man Behind Black America’s Favorite TV Shows And Film

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Rob Edwards is the brain behind some of the most memorable moments in black television history. The Detroit-bred writer went from delivering sodas for top players in showbiz to hustling his way into writing for timeless television shows such as A Different World, In Living Color, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. From collaborating with ...

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner’s Strong Response to Latest Police Killing of Another Black

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by G. Brown The headline seems like some cruel, sick joke of impossibility…”73-Year-Old Deputy Charged in Shooting Death of Eric Harris”. The deputy is facing second degree manslaughter after shooting Eric Harris who was already surrounded by cops and stretched out on the ground. Another deputy wearing a video camera captured what happened when Harris, 44, attempted to run after ...

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Isaiah Washington Wants Michelle Obama To Run With Hillary Clinton In Next Election

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by G. Brown A collective sigh of relief from Democrats, women, liberals…well, just about everyone who’s not a conservative Republican as Hillary Rodham Clinton made her official bid for the white house in a long-awaited announcement on Sunday. The former first lady says “Every day Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion, so you can do ...

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Concert Goer Says That Kanye West Hates White People

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By Joshua D. Copeland Sure, everybody has a hater or two at some point in their lives.  But it seems that people really have a vendetta with Kanye West… A couple of weeks ago, many die-hard fans of Britain’s biggest music festival Glastonbury had proven to be quite “heartless” when they found out Kanye was headlining the Pyramid stage.   ...

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Investigator Reveals Tasha Smith Was Married To A Man She Didn’t Know

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by G. Brown Tasha Smith has to be asking herself “Why did I get married to this guy?” The star of Tyler Perry’s “For Better or For Worse” is living the “worse” part of those vows lately. Late last year, Smith’s husband filed a restraining order against the actress. Smith says his action was in retaliation for her publicizing that ...

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Nelly Busted With Meth and Guns?

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By Joshua D. Copeland Nelly is the latest to join the long-line of rappers caught with drugs and weapons. Last Saturday, Nelly (Cornell Haynes) was arrested in Tennessee and is now facing felony drug charges.  Reports say he was pulled over around 9:20am due to riding in a bus that failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel ...

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After a painful divorce, Beyonce’s mother ties the knot

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by Afiya J. Watkins “After all the rain you’ll see the sun come out again”, a line from Beyoncé’s 2003 hit single, “Me, Myself and I” sounds like something that could have been written expressly for her mother. If anything Tina Knowles, the fabulous fashion designer affectionately known by Beyoncé fans as “Mama Tina” can likely attest to the lyric’s ...

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Kandi Burrus Credits LL Cool J for Her $35 Million Net Worth

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Kandi Burruss has been in the entertainment industry since she was just 15-years-old. As an R&B singer, she was a member of Xscape, the group that was responsible for 90s hits like “Just Kickin’ It,” “Understanding,” and “Keep On, Keepin’ On.” Once that was over, Burruss went on to make a career out of writing songs ...

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