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April 20, 2014


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  Great weekend project for you and your little one…or yourself if your like me and just like barbies 🙂       [leadplayer_vid id=”5354908F726F8″]

Immortalized by Denzel on Screen, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Dies at the age of 76

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by Brandon Simmons Former boxing champion, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter has passed away at the age of 76 from complications of prostate cancer. Carter was a famous boxer in the 70’s but is more known for being wrongfully convicted of murder. The conviction occurred at the tail end of his career in 1966 but eventually the charges were dismissed. Win Wahrer reminisces on how he was obsessed over the wrongdoing that…

Actor Gary Dourdan Will Join The Cast Of “Being Mary Jane”

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Popular television series, Being Mary Jane will be back for Season 2 with different characters coming into the mix. Madame Noire reports that Gary Dourdan, actor in A Different World and CSI will be playing Mary Jane’s new love interest as Sheldon Armstrong. Season 1 left off with Mary Jane Paul single and broken-hearted after upheavals with both the love interests in her life. Her luck just might be changing….

Michelle Obama And Bow Wow Pop Up At Howard University

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By April Taylor The Washington Post is reporting that first lady Michelle Obama toured Howard University along with television host and rapper Bow Wow and 37 students from Chicago public high schools.  The school system refers to the college visit that students take annually as, “Escape to the Mecca,” which is supposed to be a play on the fact that Howard University’s nickname, “the Mecca.” On an interesting note, Obama…

Another Actor Calls Out Spike Lee’s Gentrification Remarks

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Michael Rapaport responds to Spike Lee’s comment on gentrification in Brooklyn. Rapaport, a well known actor and director, is not in his colleagues corner when it comes to Lee’s recent comments speaking out against the gentrification of his neighborhood. Rapaport has worked with Lee before, in one of Lee’s most famous films, Bamboozled. Spike Lee, a notable director in his own right, made a controversial statement last February.  Lee spoke…