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November 13, 2013

Forest Whitaker Turned Down The Opportunity To Play Obama On Film

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By: Britt L Forest Whitaker has played plenty of legendary roles throughout his extraordinary career. However, he turned down what could have been his best script reading to date. In an interview with The Independent, Whitaker said he was offered the chance to play president Barack Obama in the 2010 film, “My Name is Kahn.” “I was asked if I would play President Obama  ‘My Name is Khan,’” said Whitaker. “I didn’t…

Jamie Foxx Stands Strong for the Family of Trayvon Martin

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Actor Jaimie Fox held a celebrity fundraiser at his home this past weekend in the honor of Trayvon Martin. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, Martin’s parents, attended the gathering. There were many celebrities at the event including the famous Harry Belafonte, Russell Simmons, Tyrese and many more.  Extra reported that Harry Belafonte gave a speech at the party. Russell Simmons delivered a big six-figure check to Martin’s parents that will…

“Tοpless” is the New Protest in Brazil

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In excess of 40 black models took to the runway in protest in Rio de Janeiro but they weren’t holding picket signs. Oh no, these bold activists decided to stroll on stage tοpless to protest the lack of modeling jobs being offered to Afro-Brazilian models. I bet you’re wondering if they were male or female models? Well, they were mostly female models. So you can imagine the shock and impact…