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Larry Wilmore to Al Sharpton: You’re Not Black Batman. Eat Food, Not Just Air Time

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During the premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the host addressed the Oscars snub of movie “Selma” and mocked Rev. Al Sharpton for pouncing on every race issue that emerges. Wilmore joked that although “Selma” director Ava DuVernay should’ve been nominated,  he’s not at all concerned that the lead actor, who played the role of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., wasn’t nominated since he’s not that into British…

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We Love Cougars: Celebrity Men Who Love To Love Older Women

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By Tamala Perkins The term cougar has been around for a while but we will often hear about who these women who love to couple up with younger men are . We tend to focus on them without actually exploring who these younger men are. Below are celebrity couples with men who love to love older women: 1. Usher and Chilli – In 2003 R&B singing sensation Usher Raymond and…

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Spike Lee on Oscars Ignoring ‘Selma': “F*ck ‘Em”

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Filmmaker Spike Lee is known for speaking his mind and didn’t hold back  when discussing the “Selma” Oscar snub. During an interview with The Daily Beast, Lee was asked about the snub and said “join the club.” Lee advised director Ava DuVernay and the cast to just ignore the snub and move forward. “Join the club!” Lee said. “But that doesn’t diminish the film. Nobody’s talking about motherf*ckin’ Driving Miss…

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He is Dr. Terrence Howard: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Actor

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By Tamala Perkins Leading up to and since the premier of Fox’s new show Empire, actor Terrence Howard’s name has been on the tip of many tongues. Some love him and some don’t but there are some things you many not know about the actor. The media has covered his messy divorces and allegations against him about domestic violence. Most recently, it was reported that the actor was expecting his…

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Empire: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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By Tamala Perkins On Wednesday night, Fox premiered its new series Empire. There were high expectations for the show and with nearly 10 million viewers those expectations were met. The show was well received. If you didn’t see the show, here is a brief overview of the good, the bad and the ugly. The Good 1. A successful Black family – Many critics of the show say that it is…

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Jalen Rose on Police Brutality: White Cops Don’t Think “Hey We Are Going to Harass as Many Blacks as We Can”

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Former NBA star and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose appeared on Bill O’Reilly’s show to explain his thoughts on recent protests against police brutality. Rose began by announcing how much he respects police officers, then tried to analyze how police start out their day versus how that’s interpreted. “I respect the police. I respect all public officials,” Rose began, adding, “If I could stop the world on its axis right…

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Surprise: Ludacris Gets Engaged and Married on the Same Day

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By Tamala Perkins Rapper Ludacris and his long time girlfriend Eudoxie tied the knot over the holidays in what is reported to have been both a surprise engagement and wedding! According to TMZ, Ludacris likes his proposals like he likes his movies … FAST AND FURIOUS … because we’re told he got married over the holidays after proposing the very same day. Sources say that the rapper and actor asked…

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Engaged: Sorry Ladies, Usher Is Off The Market

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By Tamala Perkins When Usher ended his marriage to Tameka Raymond, some may have thought he was done with marriage but it seems he wasn’t. He may have ended one marriage back then but he is not done with marriage after all. Raymond is reported to be newly engaged to his long-time girlfriend Grace Miguel. According to the blog lovebscott.com, the couple was seen out and about in Miami and…

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Chris Rock on Why He Insists on an All Black Audience When Taping Specials

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While appearing on PBS with host Charlie Rose, Chris Rock did what he often does—make cultural observations. Recently the comedian made a series of serious observations about everything from Obama to systemic racism. In his interview with Rose, however, he had a bit of light-hearted fun about the difference between white audiences and black audiences. Rock says when he tapes specials, such as his HBO shows, he insists on an…

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Chris Rock Says Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Is “Original Cosby”

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As the world watches as alleged victims continue to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sεxual assαult, Chris Rock observed that another star was also accused of rαpe–more than once–but nobody seemed to notice. Rock called out Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as the “original Cosby” before a screening of his new film “Top Five” in Chicago on Tuesday. “I was getting ready to say something really bad about Roethlisberger,” Rock said….

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Magic Johnson on Police Brutαlity: It’s “Not Just the Kιlling, But Also Being Abused and Incarcerated”

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Magic Johnson recently spoke out in support of sports stars who are using their celebrity to oppose police brutαlity. Specifically, he is supporting players like Lebron James, who have been wearing “I Can’t Breathe” shirts during practice sessions. Speaking on Tuesday at Michael Jordan’s restaurant in Grand Central Terminal, Johnson encouraged more conversation between law enforcement and black leaders. He also called attention to the importance of sports stars using…

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Jamie Foxx Calls for Tough Conversations to End Police Kιllings

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Men of color don’t have the right to life and liberty in this country when they are routinely gunned down by police officers. Although the violation of human rights for people of color is nothing new, we are now in a crisis, given the number of recent slαyings of unarmed black men by police. President Obama spoke out earlier this week, but celebrities are also adding their voices to the…

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NFL Player Spends $19,000 Buying Children Christmas Gifts

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Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson recently spent $19,000 on Christmas gifts for children.  His nonprofit The Andrew Johnson Foundation holds an annual event, and this year, the group sponsored 80 second shopping sprees for 11 kids who were in Texas’ Child Protective Services.  The kids were allowed to grab as many toys as the could during the shopping spree and also received a bike and a gaming system. In…

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Reggie Bush Compares Ferguson To Palestine

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Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush made several social media posts earlier this week comparing the racial injustice in Ferguson, Missouri,  where unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer, to the killing of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza.  Bush posted the following image to his Instagram account with the caption, “No matter who you are, what color skin you have, where you live, we are all…

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Former Model B. Smith Found After Missing Overnight

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Pioneering former model and famed restaurateur Barbara Smith, known to many as B. Smith, has been found after being reported missing on Long Island.  Earlier this year, Smith revealed that she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s after suffering from symptoms of memory loss and confusion for years.  According to Fox News, she was reported missing by her husband and business partner Dan Gasby who reported that she had last been seen…

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