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Loyal: Nick Cannon Says He Would Never “Trash” Mariah Carey

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By Tamala Perkins The rumor mill has been buzzing about Nick Cannon’s upcoming album and many were speculating that some songs would contain “controversial” lyrics about his wife Mariah Carey and their pending divorce. As soon as Cannon got ahold of the rumors, he shut them down. The America’s Got Talent host went on Twitter and set things straight, saying:  “I will never say anything negative about @MariahCarey. We are…

Is Lamar Odom Hiding To Avoid His Divorce From Khloe Kardashian?

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By Tamala Perkins A year has passed since Khloe Kardashian filed for a divorce so that her and her husband Lamar Odom could go their separate ways. The problem she is now facing is that she can’t find her husband so that they can finalize the divorce. The star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians is reported to have made multiple attempts to get in touch with her husband but…

Comedian Chris Rock  Is Divorcing Wife Malaak Compton-Rock

Comedian Chris Rock Is Divorcing Wife Malaak Compton-Rock

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By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses Chris Rock and his wife Malaak Compton-Rock are calling it quits after nearly two decades of marriage. Chris Rock has been in the media a lot lately and has garnered a lot of praise because he has had the courage to tackle some very difficult conversations, especially now that there is a lot of tension with regards to the murders of young Black men and police brutality….

Jamie Foxx: No Matter How “white” You Feel, You’re Still Nervous When Cops Pull You Over

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By Tamala Turner Academy Award winning actor and Grammy Award winning singer Jamie Foxx is a triple threat when you factor in that he is also an outrageously funny comedian. Even though he can be funny, the Annie actor got a little serious in a conversation with Rolling Out Magazine. Foxx talked about the struggles of being Black in Hollywood and his recent run in with the police that left…

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Obama: America is Not “Inherently” Racist

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In a CNN interview that aired on Sunday, President Obama said he is “impatient” with the slow pace of racial progress in the U.S. “Not just black-white, but Asian and Latino and, you know, I’ve got a lot of cultural influences,” Obama said on “State of the Union.” “I think what it does do for me is to recognize that most Americans have good intentions.” According to The Hill, Obama…

VIDEO: Police Tase, Call Woman B!t@h For Taping Them

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April V. Taylor Police in Baltimore are under fire after assaulting and tasing 36-year-old Kianga Mwamba while she was filming officers who were making an arrest.  Mwamba began filming officers after she witnessed them kicking a suspect who was on the ground. After officers yelled at her, Mwamba advised police that her father was an officer and that she knew she had a right to film.  Officers then demanded that…

Two Men Arrested For Rαping Teenager At Johns Hopkins Frat Party

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Two men from Maryland have been charged with rαping a teenager at a fraternity party held at Johns Hopkins University.  The men, 20-year-old Chaz Haggins and 19-year-old Ethan Turner were arrested for rαpe and sëxual assault charges that stem from an attack on a 16-year-old girl that occurred during a Sigma Alpha Epsilon party. The girl reported to police that Haggins and Turner forced her to perform sêxual acts before…

Cops Fire At Unarmed Man Helping 6-Year-Old Daughter

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Jacksonville Sheriff’s officer J.C. Garcia fired his weapon at an unarmed man who was rushing to get home because his 6-year-old daughter was having an asthma attack.  Brian Dennison reports that he had just stepped outside of his vehicle when the officer approached him.  He says that he had his hands up in an attempt to show that he was unarmed.  As Dennison tried to explain the medical emergency to…

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…

13 Year Old Girl Chooses Poverty Over Kim Kardashian

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Pink, a 13-year-old Thai girl who Kim Kardashian tried to adopt on a recent episode of her reality TV show, has pollitely declined Kardashian’s offer to whisk her off to a life of luxury.  Pink lives in a Thai orphanage because her mother could not afford to take care of her.  Pink says she did like Kim and had no idea she was a celebrity. In an interview with The…

Motown Legend Jimmy Ruffin Has Died At 78

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The Associate Press is reporting that Motown legend Jimmy Ruffin has died at the age of 78 at a Las Vegas hospital. Details regarding his cause of death have not been released yet.  Ruffin’s children released a statement saying, “Jimmy Ruffin was a rare type of man who left his mark on the music industry.  My family in its entirety is extremely upset over his death.  He will truly be…

Woman Bleeding From Nose, Mouth Drops Dead In Brooklyn

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A woman who was being monitored for Ebola symptoms after traveling to Guinea three weeks ago dropped dead at Amy Professional Hair Braiding in Brooklyn.  She was bleeding “from her face, nose and mouth,” according to an eyewitness.  She dropped dead around 3:00p.m. and was pronounced dead on arrival.  In response to the woman’s death, the FDNY activated the Special Operations and Hazmat units. According to one of the workers…

Salon.com writer says Chris Rock has a “poisonous legacy”

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This was written by Mychal Denzel Smith at Salon.com: In 1996, Chris Rock told a joke. Granted, he told a number of jokes, because he’s a comedian and that’s literally his job. But he only told one joke that would come to serve as the basis of analysis for a generation of would-be sociologists and pseudo-black-intellectuals everywhere. “I love black people, but I hate n–gers.” The joke here being that…

Second Person Dies of Ebola In US

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Surgeon Dr. Martin Salia is now the second person to die of Ebola on U.S. soil.  Salia’s wife and children live in Maryland, and he had been working in Sierra Leone.  An initial test for Ebola returned a false negative, delaying the beginning of treatment for Salia.  He had been working as the chief medical officer and surgeon at the Kissy United Methodist Hospital in the Sierra Leone capital of…

Woman Gets 78 Years For Waterboarding Her Children

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Lakechia Schonta Stanley has been sentenced to 78 years in prison for what is being referred to as the ‘systemic torture’ of her children.  Stanley pleaded guilty to 34 felonies that included multiple counts of assault and endangering the welfare of a child stemming from her beating, whipping and waterboarding her own children. Had it not been for her then 10-year-old daughter deciding to reach out to a school librarian,…