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The Woman Who Brought Actress Nia Long to Tears

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Tell us the truth:  Do you think that it’s right for us to deliberately raise so many children without their fathers? This is a topic of heated discussion in the black community, since there is a broadening of awareness of the long-term effects of fatherlessness in the household.  People find that their kids dont’ show them them effects of the missing parent until they are old and out of the…

Beyonce Makes Time For The BET Awards Weekend

Beyonce Makes Time For The BET Awards Weekend

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By: Madam Prezident Beyonce is the best singer/ entertainer of our time. She has beat the odds against her, from girl group fights, to her miscarriage. No matter what happens in this young woman’s life she always find her way to the top. Her career has been strategically planned and laid out to perfection. She is my generation’s Diana Ross.   Beyonce has managed to impress her adorable baby girl,…

Beyonce Congratulates Kim Kardashian And Kanye West On New Baby Girl

Beyonce Congratulates Kim Kardashian And Kanye West On New Baby Girl

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There have long been rumors swirling that Beyoncé Knowles has a less-than-favorable relationship with Kim Kardashian.  But those rumors have been squashed lately, with Beyoncé congratulating Kim on her new baby. “Congratulations Kim & Kanye, enjoy this beautiful moment together,” Beyonce wrote on her website.  She also included a picture of Kim and Kanye together with their new baby.  The message got over 90,000 “likes” on Facebook.  Some say this…

Nia Long Gets Lead Role In New Tyler Perry Film

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Nia Long recently got one of the lead roles in  Tyler Perry’s  new film, Single Moms Club.  Other actress receiving  roles are Wendi McLendon-Covey (think Reno 911! and Bridesmaids) and Colombian actress Zulay Henao are also starring in the film, but the fourth lead hasn’t been picked yet. According to MovieWeb, the film is still in pre-production and is set to release in 2014: The story centers on four very…

Daughter of “Color Purple” Author Says She Rejects Her Mom’s Radical Feminism

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Rebecca Walker, daughter of Alice Walker, who wrote “The Color Purple,” says that her mother’s radical feminist beliefs tore the two apart.  Rebecca is now 38 year old and her mother is 64.   Rebecca, for one, disagrees with her mother’s belief that motherhood is a form of servitude.  She herself is a mom. “The other day I was vacuuming when my son came bounding into the room.  ‘Mommy, Mommy, let…

Essence Atkins on Being a New Mom: Look At What God Gave Me

Essence Atkins on Being a New Mom: Look At What God Gave Me

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      Nearly two weeks after giving birth, actress Essence Atkins, 39, says motherhood is the most ‘astonishing’ thing she’s ever experienced. “I’ll have these moments where I look at [my son] and I just can’t believe he’s mine,” she tells ESSENCE.com. Currently recovering at home from an emergency C-section, the “Are We There Yet?” star adds that the birth of son Varro Blair Mendez on Christmas morning was…

Your Black Gossip: Queen Latifah Reveals Her Motherhood Plans to More Magazine

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  Jazz singer, actress and Covergirl model, Dana Owens, better known by her Hip-Hop handle, Queen Latifah, has confirmed in an exclusive interview with More Magazine that she will become a mother next year. “I’m definitely going to adopt, or have a child,” Latifah says, “I’ve wanted to adopt since I was 17 or 18-years-old.” The 41-year-old renaissance woman credits the 1992 death of her older brother, Lance Owens, with…