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Legendary Award-Winning Director Passes Away At 83

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The theatre world is dealing with the loss of a legend. Actor, playwright, and director, Phillip Hayes Dean died from a heart condition on Monday, April 14. The news of his death was announced by a family spokesperson. He was 83-years-old. “Phillip Hayes Dean might be best known for his Broadway play Paul Robeson, performed by James Earl Jones in 1978, and in Avery Brooks’…

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

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By Liku Zelleke They are perceived by many to be America’s answer to royalty. They certainly have the media’s attention, they probably earn more than some of the world’s monarchs, and they have managed to lead a warm family lifestyle – a big deal when considering the pressures of their intensely busy work schedules. They are Jay Z and Beyoncé, and this April, they are celebrating their 6th wedding anniversary….

Oprah Winfrey Makes Shocking Revelation About Her Pregnancy And Other Things In This Inspirational Video

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Oprah Winfrey Master Class Surrender – Very Inspirational Video Oprah Winfrey has a remarkable story. Being raised in the poorest state in the nation, Mississippi, she has managed to emerge victorious from verbal and sëxual αbuse. Her successful careers as a news reporter, actress, and talk show host, and cable network owner are what have built her to become one of the world’s wealthiest women today — her net worth is…

Judge Says Police Officer Can Be Fired For Sharing Pictures Of Rihanna’s Injury After Chris Brown Incident

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Do people have a right to privacy? How about when you’re well-known and your story makes national news? Do you still have a right to some privacy? With so many gossip magazines and television shows, it seems difficult if not impossible for people to have some sort of privacy. When singer Rihanna and Chris Brown had their domestic violence altercation, the world tuned in. Many…

Chris Brown Really Hates Being In Jail

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Vowing to never F-up again, Chris Brown told friends in calls from the jailhouse he currently resides in that he has learned his lesson, according to a report by TMZ. TMZ learned from those getting calls from Brown that he feels like “a caged animal.” Jail he said, is “the worst experience of his life.” He is reportedly spending his time working out and writing music…

Aaron Mcgruder Is No Longer A Part Of The Boondocks

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger The popular cartoon Boondocks has been “hijacked,” according to creator and executive producer Aaron McGruder, who confirmed he’d have no part of the show’s upcoming fourth season. After news of the bitter divorce swirled recently, McGruder would only confirm that he has no involvement with the show’s next season. McGruder had fueled speculation on Facebook when he posted that the show had been “hijacked.” On March…

Chris Browns attorney Mark Geragos may be able to get him out of jail early after he was kicked out of a Malibu rehab facility for breaking its rules. www.blacklikemoi.com

Report: Chris Brown May Have to Dish Out Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Leave Jail

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By Liku Zelleke R&B superstar Chris Brown is in jail cooling his heels and might be stuck there for about a month or so. However, if he wants to get out sooner he has been offered a “Get Out of Jail” card – but, it is not for free. About a week ago, a judge ordered Brown to remain in jail to await a trial for his D.C. assault charges,…

Will Smith Looking To Get An Expensive New York City Apartment

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Actor and rapper, Will Smith is in the news. Don’t worry, it’s nothing negative. It’s not about a new CD. It’s not about a new movie. And it’s not about his relationship with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith. So why is Will Smith in the news? Well, he and his family looked at a place at 640 Broadway. The former Prince of BelAir is back in…

Louisiana Town Questions How Man Shoots Himself Dead While Handcuffed

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By Yolanda Spivey Louisiana State Police are investigating the mysterious death of Victor White, III who local police alleged shot himself while he was handcuffed in the back of an Iberia Parish Sheriff officer’s vehicle this past Sunday. According to various reports, Police responded to a 911 call around 11:22am where they arrested White who was reportedly fighting with “others” in the 300 block of Lewis Street. After a brief…

Slain Texas Man’s Family Starts Petition To Get Federal Investigation

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By Glenda Warren In an effort to get a thorough investigation into the suspicious death of Alfred Wright in Sabine County, TX, his family has started a petition on ColorofChange.org asking the Department of Justice, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to make the investigation into Alfred Wright’s death and the ill-handling of his case by Sabine County Sheriff’s Department a priority. Wright, a 29 year…

Timbaland Producing Sountrack for New Family Drama ‘Empire’

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Timbaland continued to expand his brand, this time aligning with rap icon 50 Cent for a new drama pilot called “Empire.” It’s another big-time merger for the collaborative producer. Timbaland has frequently teamed up with Justin Timberlake, pitched in on Jay Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” and partnered with 50 Cent on a line of custom headphones. The latest collaboration is a Fox dramatic pilot of…

A New Black Face Will Grace CNN

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger CNN and legal analyst Sunny Hostin will debut her own legal talk show on Monday night, called “Making the Case,” according to a report on Eurweb.com. Hostin will co-host the new show with defense attorney Mark Geragos, whom she often sparred with on a round-table show hosted by Anderson Cooper. The new show is a half-hour weekly show set to air at 10:30 pm EST, according…

Mackie Defends Brooklyn From Former Director Spike Lee

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Spike Lee made news recently ranting about the gentrification of Brooklyn. So much so that when actor Anthony Mackie was promoting his latest film, he was asked about his former director’s views. “Spike Lee don’t live in Brooklyn,” Mackie said. Mackie responded to questions about gentrification from Chris Witherspoon on “the Dish.” “I live in Brooklyn, My address is in Brooklyn, I have two restaurants in…

Twins Claim American Idol Ruined Their Music Career

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By Daphne R A set of twin brothers who appeared on American Idol 7 years ago told a reporter at Memphis’ WREG News that appearing on the show has cost them a career in music and they want to warn other American Idol hopefuls of what to watch for. Brothers Terrell and Derrell Brittenum allege that the show misleads people with the promise of going to Hollywood. They say that…

A Lot Of People Think Jamie Foxx Is Dating Katie Holmes

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By April Taylor According to a recent report by Fox News, rumors are once again swirling about Jamie Foxx, who is 46, and Kate Holmes, who is 35, being involved in a romance.  The pair has responded to previous reports of them being romantically involved by saying they are just friends, however, their recent time together in New York over the Super Bowl weekend has people speculating once again that…