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The Internet clowns LeBron James for crying after getting spanked

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LeBron James has been the subject of much ridicule after losing in high fashion to the San Antonio Spurs in just five games of a seven game series.   Social media can be cruel, and people have ripped into LeBron James for doing a whole lot more crying than winning. Images of James in tears during the last seconds of the final game have been passed around all throughout Twitter and…

Rihanna’s Former Bodyguard Sues Her

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The R&B superstar, Rihanna, has had quite a year, from legal cases piling up to some iconic fashion shoots.  The recording sensation, hailing from Barbados and crossing over to wild success on the American pop and R&B charts, is known for her sharp mouth and take no prisoners attitude. Rihanna appears in Vogue Brazil and Lui Magazine. Recently, she was spotted in New York City with a friend leaving Da…

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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…

“The KeKe Palmer Project” Scheduled To Join A Long List of Daily Talk Shows

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert At age 20, KeKe Palmer will be the youngest talk show host in TV history. BET networks and Telepictures have joined forces to debut a daily talk show, “The KeKe Palmer Project.” The show will be an hour long and Palmer is set to have discussion topics to include: social issues, sex, celebrity interviews, undercover segments, ‘on the street’ bits, and fashion. The show joins a long…

Pharrell Is The New Judge On “The Voice”

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof…because I’m happy!” Pharrell Williams, the “Happy” man himself will be the new judge on the popular NBC singing competition The Voice. The new arrival of Pharrell should make the 12 million viewers and counting eager for the new season. Pharrell, a Virginia Beach native will be replacing Cee-Lo Green for season 7, who made it clear…

Pharrell Takes A Big Step Forward With Adidas Deal

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Like the basketball greats before him, Pharrell Williams is launching a new shoe brand in his own name. Williams announced this week that he is teaming with Adidas for his new line. It’s the latest move for the red-hot singer and music producer, winner of seven Grammy’s and an Oscar nominee for his hit theme song, “Happy”. He performed the song during the Academy Award ceremony…

Major Fashion Editor Leaves Russian Magazine

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Former Vogue editor Andre’ Leon Talley has ended his cross-cultural experimentation with Numéro Russia just a year after its high-profile launch. Talley announced his resignation as international editor last week, according to a story in the Huffington Post. “I am honored to have had the exceptional opportunity to work with the publisher Alexander Fedotov, and his team, in the launch of this new fashion magazine in…

Malik Yoba Wants His New Play To Be Empowering

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By Carolyn Hall If you’re a fan of Black cinema, you’ve probably seen Malik Yoba before. This brother has been in over 30+ films and television shows. In fact, in the 90’s, he was the star of one of the most popular television dramas-“New York Undercover.” This show is still in heavy rotation on a number of stations, such as TV ONE and BET. More recently, he has been a…

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…

Zoe Vickers: The Stylist You’ll Want to Meet

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April Taylor Niki Zoe Vickers is an up and coming fashion designer who has recently relocated to Brooklyn, NY.  Brooklyn seems to be a creative haven for black artists whether they actually were born and/or grew up there or whether they were attracted to the city by its charm and apparent haven for artistry and creativity. Vickers used to work in corporate America, but decided to pursue a career in…

Did Tami Roman Bleach Her Skin?

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Poor lighting? Bad make-up? Wrong angle?  These are some of the questions that some are asking about Basketball Wives star, Tami Roman. These individuals are giving Tami the benefit of the doubt and are hoping that indeed she has not done what some have accused her of: skin bleaching. In recent pictures that have gone viral, Tami looks drastically different. Naturally beautiful, the caramel brown reality TV star appears to…

Dante de Blasio Receives the Number 6 Title for “Most Influential Teen”

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by Barry Burch Jr. Sometimes it’s all in the afro. Dante de Blasio has been crowned with being this year’s sixth most influential teen by Time magazine.  He is referred to as New York City’s “latest fashion icon.”  The title and attention seem to have a lot to do with his “new iconic” afro, as reported by the Huffington Post. Surprising what you can do with a pick and a little hair grease. The ranking…

“Tοpless” is the New Protest in Brazil

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In excess of 40 black models took to the runway in protest in Rio de Janeiro but they weren’t holding picket signs. Oh no, these bold activists decided to stroll on stage tοpless to protest the lack of modeling jobs being offered to Afro-Brazilian models. I bet you’re wondering if they were male or female models? Well, they were mostly female models. So you can imagine the shock and impact…

Magic Johnson’s Son EJ Is Headed to Reality TV

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Earvin “Magic” Johnson‘s son, Earvin Johnson III (E.J.) recently made the shocking  revelation on TMZ that he is gay earlier this year, prompting an array of responses and opinions from the public.  Despite all of the backlash, Magic and family appears to be standing by E.J. and giving him their full support.  “I don’t care about the backlash, if somebody doesn’t agree, that’s just tough on them. I’m gonna love my…

LeBron James Donates Big to His High School Alma Mater

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  Reported By: Britt L Miami Heat forward and king of the court, Lebron James, vowed to stay true to his Ohio roots. He also promised to give back to his community in the biggest way possible. What’s bigger than buying a whole football team Nike uniforms? The basketball star has been shedding some crazy cash on his high school alma mater, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. Earlier…