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January 14, 2013

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Drop More Than $200K For Blue Ivy’s First Birthday Party

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Drop More Than $200K For Blue Ivy’s First Birthday Party

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In celebration of their daughter’s first year of life, Beyoncé and Jay-Z held a $200,000  party for their first born, and gifted her with an $80,000 Barbie doll. The UK Sun reports that The Carters threw BIC a princess-themed party in New York, spending nearly $100,000 on roses, and over $2,000 on a cake, while guests gave her $30,000 in gifts. As for the expensive Barbie, the price tag was…

Venus Williams Wins Opening Round at Australian Open

Venus Williams Wins Opening Round at Australian Open

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Venus Williams won her opening-round match in the Australian Open against Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan 6-1, 6-0 in exactly 60 minutes. Before the match even began, Williams was greeted by extended applause and cheers by fans in Melbourne’s Hisense Arena as the announcer told the crowd, “She’s back and she’s fiery!” The 32-year-old Williams took control of the match from the very beginning. She served two back-to-back aces over 112…

Rapper Shyne Urges President Obama To “Do Something” About Gun Violence In Chicago

Rapper Shyne Urges President Obama To “Do Something” About Gun Violence In Chicago

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  Shyne is a vocal critic of President Obama and judging by his Twitter page, he has no plans of backing down. Earlier today, the Belizean rapper tweeted the commander in chief demanding that he help to stop the violence in Chicago. With a home and headquarters in the Midwest city, the president calls Chicago home, but hasn’t put as much emphasis on the gun violence that pushed its homicide number above…

Rihanna’s Mother Being Dragged into Legal Battle Against Former Accountants

Rihanna’s Mother Being Dragged into Legal Battle Against Former Accountants

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Rihanna’s legal battle has taken on another phase and is attempting to get a little too personal. The singer is suing her ex-accounting firm for allegedly mishandling her finances and taking more money than the parties initially agreed to. But the firm is adamant they did nothing wrong and says any loss is Rihanna’s fault, according to TMZ. To help with the defendants’ position, the accountants requested interviews from a…

Autopsy Showed Jovan Belcher Was Intoxicated When He Killed Girlfriend And Himself

Autopsy Showed Jovan Belcher Was Intoxicated When He Killed Girlfriend And Himself

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The death of Kansas City Chief Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend was horrible to hear about.   What’s even worse is that alcohol appears to have played a role in both of their deaths.  This might be a message to young people that messing around with this stuff can cause you to make very bad decisions that hurt you for the rest of your life.   According to a report…

Did the Brazilian Government Deliberately Create a Crack Epidemic on Black Citizens?  Some Say Yes

Did the Brazilian Government Deliberately Create a Crack Epidemic on Black Citizens? Some Say Yes

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Crack addiction is out of control in Brazil. It started in the jungles of the Amazon and is now infesting the streets of the “favelas” (ghettos) of Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. In fact, Brazilians are the biggest consumers of crack and cocaine in the whole world. Keep in mind that Brazil has over 100 million Black citizens, which makes the nation second only to Nigeria in Black population….