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Women In African Tribe Protest Painful ‘Lip Plate’ Beautification Process

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Reported by Barry Burch Jr. The phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” typically means that beauty is unique to the person viewing it.  However, beauty may also be interconnected with geography.  While rather skinny women may grace our magazines in America, a rather plump one would have all the guys chasing after them in China. Very similarly, women in America with flawless faces are usually put on…

Comedian Makes A Joke About Being Robbed

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by Barry Burch Jr. So what you are a comedian.  You can still get robbed. It seems that all the jokes in the world are not enough to keep you protected from the pervasive reach of crime.  Funny man Micheal Blackson had to learn this for himself, the hard way.  The comedian who has probably never harmed a fly confessed to his Twitter followers that he had been robbed on Sunday…

Judge Joe Brown Explains Why He Was Arrested

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by Barry Burch Jr. Judge Joe Brown is still very upset about the five days he was sentenced to serve in a Memphis jail for contempt of court.  He claimed in a recent interview that his legal troubles have a lot less to do with his behavior, and a great deal more to do with his bid for District Attorney.  Brown is running for the office in the same town…

Michael Jackson To Appear In Lady Gaga Video

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by Barry Burch Jr. If you were to ask most people around the world as little as five years ago who the King of Pop was, they would most likely have told you that person was Michael Jackson.  However, if you ask people around the world that now, given they are privy to the information with regard to Jackson’s death; you might be surprised by the answers. Since his death,…

Ciara Denies Spending $20,000 On Stuffed Animals

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by Barry Burch Jr. The singer Ciara is about to have her first baby and she is spending thousands in preparation.  According to TMZ, their baby spies claim Ciara and her fiancé  Future decided to shop at Petit Tresor in L.A., which is very expensive.  There they bought a Jungle Safari nursery for $20K, as reported by TMZ. The baby is expected to be born next month, and Ciara, who is 28, is focused on making…

Just Ratchet: Family Breaks Into A Fight At A Formal Event

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By Barry Burch Jr. The family of the late singer Whitney Houston gathered together recently and it was not pleasant.  Whitney’s son-in-law and her nephews got into a violent fight. The gathering was supposed to be formal, according to TMZ, until things got a little too heated over a family feud, which has been simmering for quite some time.  Whitney’s nephew, Gary Michael Houston, allegedly lost total control of his temper and…

50 Cent Makes Post Suggesting P.Diddy, Rick Ross, and Steve Stoute Are Gay

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By Barry Burch Jr. Rapper 50 Cent seems to always be in some type of dispute with other rappers.  Ever since the start of his career in the mainstream, with the release of the song “Wanksta” in 2003, he has been making headlines because of it.   And even before that, when he was considered only an underground presence, he was making songs disrespecting mainstream artists.  It almost appears as…

“Dr. Mixologist,” 50, Found Dead Inside Apartment

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By Barry Burch Jr. A man responsible for exposing television viewers to a new variety of drinking options through way of his show on the Cooking Channel was found dead inside of his Brooklyn apartment.  Darryl Robinson, 50, was the host of the show “Drink Up” and also a famed mixologist, as reported by The Huffington Post. According to authorities, the former Cooking Channel host was discovered in his apartment on Wednesday…

Teen Killed At A Party After Being Warned By His Family

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by Barry Burch Jr. Growing up, sometimes even on into adulthood, parents are the ones who are able to spot trouble first.  Whether it be regarding someone you believe is your friend who actually is not or going to a party that seems safe on the surface level, but is really detrimental to your well-being, for some reason, they just know.  Sadly for one 16-year-old teenager; however, he was either…

Chris Brown’s Girlfriend Makes Jokes About Aaliyah

Chris Brown’s Girlfriend Makes Jokes About Aaliyah

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by Barry Burch Jr. The price of fame does not cost making a complete a$$ of yourself every time you get the opportunity, that has been proven by class acts, who are at least respectable most of the time.  But for some, it just does; to the extent that they actually have to drag the revered name of deceased R&B Singer Aaliyah into their fiascoes. Karrueche Tran, who is no…

No Mothers Allowed? The Combs Family Release Their Christmas Card

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By Barry Burch Jr. “Take that, take that.” The camera person must have heard a lot of that as he snapped pictures of P. Diddy with his family. The surprise really came at the end most likely, when P. Diddy asked if a remix would be possible. The Combs family looks to be living large and most importantly happy, according to their adorable Christmas card. Along with a comment, Diddy…

Target Stores Don’t Want Beyonce on their Shelves

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by Barry Burch Jr. One department store has decided against selling “Beyoncé” after its exclusive sale on iTunes’ ends on Dec. 19, as reported by Billboard.  Though retailers will have the album on shelves by Friday, Dec. 20, it is not likely to have on it any of the extra exclusive content. Target spokesperson Erica Julkowski explained Target’s position to Billboard.  “At Target we focus on offering our guests a…

‘Stunned’ and ‘Cheated’ Jurors in Michael Jackson Death Trial

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by Barry Burch Jr. It took six months to receive a verdict in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial; and now, three months after that the four jurors involved are saying they feel cheated.  Why?  The outcome is not to their liking.  They claim to have been misled by the verdict form. When the trial came to a close in November, it was AEG Live, a concert promoter hired by Jackson’s family that was victorious.  His mother and children are…

Laz Alonso: “I Don’t Date Celebrities”

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by Barry Burch Jr. His name is Laz Alonso.  He is an actor that is currently single and as far as dating celebrities go, according to him, he is not about that life. Alonso, 39, was recently interviewed by Lossip, and in it he reveals some personal information about himself with regard to his romantic side. The interview began with a question to Alonso about his childhood to which he responded,…

5 African Kings and Queens Well-Worth Making Movies About

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by Barry Burch Jr. Nick Cannon took the words out of the mouths of many when he voiced his opinion about the lack of movies geared towards uplifting black people.  Why is there not more Black films based on the Great African Kings and Queens of which there are many, he questioned. Your Black World agrees with the actor’s sentiments.  Here is a list of 5 prominent African Kings and…