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12 Years A Slave Actress Is Now The Face Of A High End Fashion Brand

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.” This powerful quote by Alexander McQueen holds true to many models. It definitely holds true to the model, Lupita Nyong’o. Nyong’s is the new face of Miu Miu fashion. Miu Miu is a high fashion brand of women’s…

12 Years A Slave Director Confronted For Glorifying “Slave Movies”

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By Greg B. Recently at a New York Film Critic’s Circle Award, Steve McQueen, who is the director in the film 12 Years a Slave received an award and was heckled. McQueen, received the Best Director award and during his speech, he began to get heckled by film critic Armond White. White, who yelled that McQueen was “an embarrassing doorman and garbage man.” He also said, “F–k you. Kiss my…

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Rumored to Be a New Black Superhero for Marvel

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by Liku Zelleke Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has his fans in a grip of mystery about he will be up to in 2014. The rumor mills are abuzz with plans of his collaboration with DC Comics to work on projects that he promises will result in “cool bad assery.” In his final update for 2013 he Tweeted his followers: We just had a big meeting w/ Warner Bros CEO re:@DCComics 2014…

Porsha Stewart Explains Why She Thought The Underground Railroad was a Real Train

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by Angela Copel Porsha Stewart recently embarrassed herself, her family and the entire public school system when she admitted that she thought that the Underground Railroad was an actual train.  During a classic episode of Real Housewives, Porsha did a tour of a black history museum and asked a series of questions that made the other cast members realize that she actually thought that the Underground Railroad and it’s “conductors”…

The Open Line Show In New York Gives Back People What They Won’t Get Elsewhere

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By Biko Agozino Radio listeners in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut may be familiar with Open Line, the multi award-winning talk show that airs on Sunday Mornings from 8-9 AM. Hosted by Bob Slade and Bob Pickett on WBLS FM 107.5, the show has won the 1998 & 2002 New York Metro A.I.R. Award for the “Best Public Affairs Show” in the New York Market. A Harlem, New York…

Joe Jackson Says Blanket Will Be The Next Michael Jackson

Joe Jackson Says Blanket Will Be The Next Michael Jackson

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By: Britt L At 75-years-old, Joe Jackson is still holding on to the limelight. The elderly tyrant has vowed to make his grandson, Prince Michael II, aka, Blanket, the biggest star since his late father, Pop Sensation Michael Jackson. Papa Joe explained that he believed a fortune teller who once predicted Blanket would be a sensation. With a little “proper training”, Blanket could fill the shoes of his father. “They…

Tiara K. Williams Explains Why Black People in Hollywood are So One-Dimensional

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This video tells you a great deal about the need for good black entertainment that is not the one-dimensional BS that we are forced to watch on networks like BET.  Black people are diverse, and Tiara K. Williams is working to celebrate that diversity rather than abandon it.   Take a look.   [leadplayer_vid id=”529EBF4C4D751″]

You Must See This: Will Smith Explains that a Sickening Work Ethic is Necessary for Greatness

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If you need something that will remind you that anything is possible, then please watch this video.   [leadplayer_vid id=”529EAEDF8100B”]

Must See: Kim Fields Announcing Her Pregnancy on “The Real”

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Kim Fields announced her baby a few months ago on “The Real.”  Right before Christmas, she gave birth to her second son.  Check it out.   [leadplayer_vid id=”529EAD3380237″]

Five Things You May Not Know about Spelman Graduate Esther Rolle

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By Yolanda Spivey Esther Rolle was famous for playing the strong matriarch in the hit television series Good Times. She was also famously known to have walked away from the show at the height of its success due to the negative images that were being portrayed and played through fellow co-star Jimmie Walker.  Esther Role was born on November 8, 1920 in Pompano Beach, Florida.  Here are a few interesting facts about…

Girl Got Internet Fame for Punching Another Girl, Now May Go to Jail after Suicide

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A girl who gained Internet fame for a disgusting and violent act may end up going to jail.  Sharkeisha is her name, Sharkiesha Tyeshia Thompson to be exact.  She became instantly famous after confronting another girl over a dispute, sneaking up on her and punching her in the face as hard as she could.  Even worse, the girl followed the punch with a severe kick to the face that could…

Harry Belafonte Explains Why He Called Out Jay-Z; and He’s Not Backing Off

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Harry Belafonte explains that he wasn’t speaking specifically about Jay-Z when it comes to lacking social responsibility.  But he does stick to his point.   [leadplayer_vid id=”52962E5D070D2″]

Dr. Conrad Murray Says He Held Michael Jackson’s P*enis Every Night and Put Condoms on for Him

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Holding another man’s junk may be considered to be the ultimate sign of complete loyalty.  Dr. Conrad Murray is giving his whole entire side of the story in the saga of Michael Jackson and some of the details are a bit “TMI.” During an interview with the Daily Mail, Murray literally said that he held Michael’s private parts when he would perform medical procedures for him every night. “You want…

Did You Know Richard Pryor Had a Boyfriend for Two Weeks? Seven Interesting Things about Pryor

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By Yolanda Spivey Controversial comedic legend, Richard Pryor, (legally known as Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor), was born on December 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois.  Pryor was known for his work on and off stage that often encompassed his uncompromising examination of racism and other adult contemporary issues, that was usually told filled with vulgarity and profanity.  He is one of the most influential stand-up  comedians of all times and…

Top That Rihanna: Beyonce Bagging Over $1.8 Million Every Time She Hits the Stage

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Reported By: Britt L Mrs. Carter is a full blown mogul now. According to the Hollywood Reporter,  32-year-old Beyonce has grossed more than $100 million in sales since the debut of her tour in April. The tour will end in December with Beyonce completing at least 107 shows and selling more than 883,000 tickets at 59 performances around the globe. Because of the great peaks Beyonce has climbed, her tour…