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Shonda Rhimes On Sony Execs:”U can put a cherry on a pile of sh*t but it don’t make it a sundae”

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Those Sony leaked emails still stirring up harsh reactions from African Americans who are calling for change. “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder” creator Shonda Rhimes isn’t stepping lightly around the problem. Rhimes slammed Sony Pictures Entertainment executives on Twitter this week saying, “Calling Sony comments “racially insensitive remarks” instead of “racist”? U can put a cherry on ... Read More »

Queen Latifah Pays Staff With Money From Her Own Pocket

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Queen Latifah understands the reason for the season and is making sure that laid off staff of her cancelled talk show will have a Merry Christmas this year. Latifah is taking money out of her own pocket to pay crew members through the holiday. Production on the show has already shut down, but at viewers will see new episodes through ... Read More »

Oldest Tuskegee alum dies at 110 years old

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By Angela L. BradenMrs. Abbie Simmons-Grayson, Tuskegee University alum and oldest resident of the state of Alabama, died earlier this month on December 8th. She was 110.In 2013, the state of Alabama honored Simmons-Grayson for her life of service. She was said to be a “caring and loving person.” Additionally, the Alabama State of Representatives celebrated Simmons-Grayson 68-year career in ... Read More »

Nomalanga: The Five Things Your Man Wants You To Do Right Now

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By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses Advertisement In the M3 Balance System, a system I created to help women who struggle to balance Marriage, Motherhood & Money-Making™ one of the exercises that women must do is come up with some things that they want more of in their relationship in order for it to be a better experience. They must also find out ... Read More »

NJ police have their sights on recapturing Assata Shakur

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Reported by Kacie Whaley The New Jersey State Police are hopeful that President Barack Obama’s announcement to mend relations with Cuba will result in the capture of  fugitive and former Black Panther Party member Assata Shakur. In 1973, Shakur— whose birth name is Joanne Chesimard— and two others traveling with her were pulled over on a New Jersey turnpike.  She ... Read More »

Thieves Steal Gifts From 5 Year Old Cancer Patient

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Police in St. Louis are searching for the heartless thieves who stole gifts from a 5 year old cancer patient. Authorities say the thieves gained entry to the family’s apartment on Wednesday by knocking down the door to the home and then stole gifts that had been donated to 5-year-old Kamareon. Among the items stolen were a PlayStation 4 and ... Read More »

Beverly Johnson’s alleged lover has a rape scandal of his own

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By Victor Ochieng It isn’t a surprise if you haven’t heard of Peter Nygard or Nygard International.  Even those who are very well known in the textile industry may not know who he is.  On the other hand, some people may have only heard about him because of his series of court cases or conflicts with some high ranking figures. ... Read More »

Tiara Williams: Vh1’s “Sorority Sisters” Ruins The Image Of Greek Life

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by Tiara KJ Williams Your television show must be pretty offensive if companies and brands are doing everything in their power to remove their advertisements from that particular television segment. Companies such as Carmex, Hallmark, State Farm, and Honda amongst others are pulling their advertisements from VH1’s new reality television show “Sorority Sisters”, and they have Black Twitter to thank ... Read More »

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