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John Singleton Says A Lot Of Hollywood Liberals Think They’re Not Racist, But They Are

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Hollywood is definitely known for being prejudice and even racists towards people of color. Even with the success it portrays with black films and actors, the truth of the matter is that blacks are still marginalized. Boyz N the Hood director, John Singleton spoke out in an interview slamming Hollywood liberals who don’t ‘let black people tell the stories.’ Let’s face it for a moment….

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…

Is It OK For Nick Cannon To Wear Whiteface?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Whenever African-Americans see whites in blackface, there’s an outrage. Immediately, you’ll hear the words, ‘racist, racism, and prejudice, just to name a few. Without a doubt, the concept of seeing whites in blackface stirs up mixed emotions. These emotions can range from disbelief in silence to a violent outrage. Race and racism are so prevalent in the entertainment industry that it can be difficult to…

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…

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,…

Black Coach Quits Over Racist Tweets

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Dealing with racial tensions is never easy. No matter how far the United States has moved towards racial reconciliation, there are still individuals who hold on to racist ideology. Coach Kevin Downes, 42 from Mahopac High School has resigned from his position as basketball coach after an outburst of twitter comments were directed at opposing high school (Mount Vernon) students from Mahopac High School students….

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…

Jimi Hendrix Gets His Own Stamp

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III To be a part of history is a great phenomenon for anyone. Whenever you set out to do your God-given craft, it’s always nice to be appreciated. No matter how young or old you are, you must make up your mind to be the very best at what you’re called to do. Musicians spend hours and hours perfecting their work. With all of the travel,…

Aretha Franklin Refuses To Acknowledge Pattie LaBelle At The White House

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By Barry Burch Jr. Who is the first person you think of when you hear the word “diva?”  Could it be Aretha Franklin?  Well how about unapologetic diva? Wait, answer that question after you have viewed the video of, yes, The unapologetic diva (see said video), refusing to acknowledge fellow diva, Patti LaBelle, at a Women of Soul concert held by the White House over the weekend.   The concert…

Oscar Voters Admit They Didn’t Watch “12 Years A Slave”

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By Barry Burch Jr. Whoever said you needed to watch a movie to determine whether to award it an Oscar or not? One rumor that stayed around for the days leading up to the 86th annual Academy Awards was that some Oscar voters did not want to watch “12 Years a Slave.”  Surprisingly for some and unsurprisingly for others, this rumor seems to be true.  According to The Huffington Post, two anonymous…

Is The Mardi Gras “Zulu Tradition” Racist?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Are we at a point in time whereby traditions should be abolished? Here’s something to think about – whenever traditions seem to be ‘pro-black’, do we risk offending other races and/or nationalities? An example of this would be Mardi Gras. Let me pose another question to you. With so many people marching down the streets dressed in blackface and throwing coconuts, is that good? Is…

Is Lupita’s Success A Reality Check For Light-Skinned Women?

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “Dear Lupita, the letter reads. “I think you’re really lucky to be this Black but yet this successful in Hollywood overnight. I was just about to buy Dencia’s Whitenicious cream to lighten my skin when you appeared on the world map and saved me.” One might think the previous sentiment would make anyone happy or pleased to be an African American of any shade. But the words…

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…

Dancing With The Stars May Have Candace Cameron Bure and Nene Leakes Next Season

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III It’s about that time for Dancing with the Stars. While the special guests will not be formally announced until March 4th, there’s a rumor that NeNe Leakes from the Real Housewives of Atlanta and Candace Cameron Bure of Full House will be on stage. That’s right; we’re going to see if these two ladies along with the other contestants will be able to survive the grueling workouts and judges. Talent…