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Chris Rock announces the Black Plague stand-up comedy. www.blacklikemoi.com

Chris Rock Announces Kanye West-Inspired Tour Name

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Reported by Nigel Boys On Thursday’s episode of the “Tonight Show,” with host Jimmy Fallon, the American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television and film producer and director, Chris Rock, announced a new tour which is to be called “The Black Plague.” The 49-year-old who started his career as a standup comedian went on to say that the idea for the name of the tour, which will be his first in about…

Atlanta Black Star reveals the five things white women are allowed to getaway with that Black women can not. www.blacklikemoi.com

4 Things Society Hates About Black Women, Loves About White Women

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Reported by April Taylor Living as a woman presents its own set of challenges; however, living as a black woman can be even more challenging due inequality and prejudice.  A recent article by the Atlanta BlackStar highlights some statistics that illustrate just how different being a black woman is than being a white woman in America. They do this by pointing out five significant things that white women get away…

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Michelle Obama’s Brother Just Lost His Job

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Oregon State just fired President Obama’s brother-in- law as head coach of the team. Craig Robinson, brother to Michelle Obama, has been canned according to Sports Illustrated‘s Pete Thamel. In his six seasons at the school, Robinson had a 93-104 record. In addition to the losing record, Oregon State did not reach the NCAA championship. From Thamel: The biggest surprise of the firing of Robinson, the brother-in-law of President Barack…

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Michelle Obama And Bow Wow Pop Up At Howard University

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By April Taylor The Washington Post is reporting that first lady Michelle Obama toured Howard University along with television host and rapper Bow Wow and 37 students from Chicago public high schools.  The school system refers to the college visit that students take annually as, “Escape to the Mecca,” which is supposed to be a play on the fact that Howard University’s nickname, “the Mecca.” On an interesting note, Obama…

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President and First Lady Host “Women Of Soul” Concert

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By Lechette Walker The White House had a “Women of Soul Concert” that was hosted by Michelle Obama on Thursday. The concert that was in honor of the history of great “foremothers” in music is the reason for this entertaining celebration. Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, MelissaEtheridge, Tessanne Chin, Janelle Monae. Jill Scott and Ariana Grane is the streaming line of talent that will inspire the stage with this momentous engagement. …

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Kanye West Refuses To Mention President Obama

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by Barry Burch Jr. The acme of clownery, the interrupter of class, and now the self-proclaimed genius, Kanye West, has finished another attempt at relevancy by disrespecting the President of the United States.  West says thinking about the president would lower his “priority of thinking.” And what is that level of thinking, again? Anyway, West said in an interview on Monday that he feels “used” by President Barack Obama.  He…

Rihanna Hits Fan In The Head With Her Mic For Grabbing Her Behind

Rihanna Hits Fan In The Head With Her Mic For Grabbing Her Behind

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Rihanna comes off as the kind of woman who might take it as a compliment if you were to grab her “stuff.”  But she makes it clear that if you get too close to her goods, you better have permission.  Rihanna hit a fan in the head with a mic after he grabbed her rear end. Even though she was surrounded by security, she did a Michelle Obama and confronted…

So Sad: Monument for Michelle Obama’s Ancestor Knocked Over

So Sad: Monument for Michelle Obama’s Ancestor Knocked Over

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If you think that racism is dead and gone in America, it’s not.  You get a black president and first lady, and it seems that the world has lost its mind.  The Obamas are not perfect politicians, but they have endured some of the worst kinds of hatred that any of us have ever seen.  It’s sad too, since the bigots who hate them don’t even know why they do. …

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More Details on Michelle Obama’s Confrontation with the Heckler

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We all know that the First Lady is a no nonsense type of person, and she definitely proved that to the crowd attending her speech at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Tuesday. Michelle Obama was interrupted by a protester who cried out for equality for gays and lesbians. The outburst took place about 12 minutes into the First Lady’s speech by a woman standing in the front row….

Goodbye to a Great One:  Grant Hill Announces Retirement from the NBA

Goodbye to a Great One: Grant Hill Announces Retirement from the NBA

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Grant Hill is a great player and a model citizen for the NBA.  He has been in the league for 19 years, and played in the All-Star game seven times.  All of this happened despite being hit with a series of injuries that derailed him over the course of several seasons.   Grant is leaving his latest team, the Los Angeles Clippers in a shower of respect and admiration from…

Michelle Obama Named the “Fourth Most Powerful Woman in the World”

Michelle Obama Named the “Fourth Most Powerful Woman in the World”

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She’s brilliant, popular and powerful, so she’s a natural choice.   Michelle Obama was just selected as the fourth most powerful woman on the planet, according to Forbes.  Her husband is #1, which gives this power couple something that even Jay-Z and Beyonce can’t touch.   The leader on the list was German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The top 100 women are ranked based on their wealth, media presence and influence….

The First Lady Speaks Out for Victims of Gun Violence in Urban Communities

The First Lady Speaks Out for Victims of Gun Violence in Urban Communities

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First Lady Michelle Obama has helped to break the mold by speaking up for the kids in neighborhoods where gun violence is prevalent.  The south side of Chicago is one of those areas, and it’s also where the first lady grew up.   She spoke with CBS this week about the violence situation after visiting  Harper High School students in April in the West Englewood neighborhood, which she said “has…

Robin Roberts Back In Hospital

Robin Roberts Back In Hospital

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Through a post on her Facebook timeline, Roberts wrote that she had been briefly hospitalized after she fell ill during a trip to Key West last week. She pointed out that it was “nothing serious,” but that her doctors wanted her admit her to the hospital for a few days. She wrote that she will finish the week resting at home and return to the “Good Morning America” set next…

Obama Hosts Performance of Memphis Soul at White House

Obama Hosts Performance of Memphis Soul at White House

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed music legends and contemporary artists to the White House Tuesday for a celebration of Memphis soul music. Memphis music creates ”harmony with harmony,” Obama said. The new sound out of Memphis in the 1960s and 70s wasn’t just catchy, the president noted, soul music was a way to unite people through common human emotions — love, heartbreak and tenderness. Speaking at a White…

Chef Cheo is Tyler Perry's in-house chef.

Must Be Nice: Meet Tyler Perry’s Highly-Acclaimed In-House Chef

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Reported by Malcolm Morrow Healthier lifestyles have long been a standard within the Hollywood circle. Chef Cheo has been helping athletes and entertainers get into shape and develop healthier eating habits for years. He is currently the in-home chef for actor/director Tyler Perry. Cheo says that he has tailored his current cooking style to Perry’s eating habits, cravings, and moods. Perry “typically eats about four to five small meals a…

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