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Harry Belafonte Calls Out Jay-Z and Beyonce for Selfishness

Harry Belafonte Calls Out Jay-Z and Beyonce for Selfishnessby Dr. Boyce Watkins, KultureKritic.com Harry Belafonte, who did a great deal of work for the black community during the Civil Rights Movement, is making no secret of the fact that he’s very disappointed in many young black celebrities when it comes to to social activism.  Speaking this week with the Hollywood Reporter, Belafonte pointed […]

 

Sadness from Detroit: 87-Year Old Woman Carjacked in Broad Daylight

Sadness from Detroit: 87-Year Old Woman Carjacked in Broad Daylight

Police are investigating in Detroit after an 87-year old woman was carjacked in broad daylight.  Johnnie Mae Ethridge says that she is shaken after two men walked up to her at gunpoint and took her car.  She was just a few blocks from her home, getting her brakes fixed, when the crime took place. The […]

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Friends Say Man Shot His Wife in the ICU Out of Mercy and Love

Friends Say Man Shot His Wife in the ICU Out of Mercy and Love

People were stunned to hear that John Wise shot his wife of 45-years while she was in the emergency room.   The sheer heinousness…

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Yvette Carnell: Sec. of State Hillary Clinton Is Boogying to the Beat in S. Africa, I Guess

Yvette Carnell: Sec. of State Hillary Clinton Is Boogying to the Beat in S. Africa, I Guess

by Yvette Canell Too often, official visits of U.S. government emissaries to Africa end up looking like this: And, at least in this…

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What Killed Sherman Hemsley? The Same Thing that’s Killing the Rest of Us

What Killed Sherman Hemsley? The Same Thing that’s Killing the Rest of Us

Sherman Hemsley, who long starred on the hit TV show, “The Jeffersons” reportedly died of lung cancer.  It was revealed that the 74-year…

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Dr. Boyce:  So, Gabby’s Dad Was a Deadbeat After All?  Interesting…..

Dr. Boyce: Let’s Please Stop Assuming Gabby’s Dad was a Deadbeat – None Of Us Knows Anything but the Stereotype

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, KultureKritic.com The debate about Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas and her father Timothy continues.  A recent article in Newsone questions…

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“BOOM, Just Like That”: Silver and Bronze Medalists Say It’s Time to Stop Talking About Fourth Place Finisher Lolo Jones

“BOOM, Just Like That”: Silver and Bronze Medalists Say It’s Time to Stop Talking About Fourth Place Finisher Lolo Jones

The media fell in love with Olympic sprinter Lolo Jones. I mean, how could the s*x-driven American media not fall in love with…

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Nomalanga: Lolo Jones Should Declare Her Virginity Loud and ProudLolo Jones has recently started to question whether it is a good idea to be so open and vocal about her decision to honor her religious beliefs and remain a virgin until she gets married. The Olympic star has decided to tone it down because of the amount of media attention she got for making […]

 

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Frame of Reference: 4 Success-Blocking Habits to Get Out of Your Life

Does it seem as if success is eluding you? Success is only as close as you allow. Surprisingly, it’s something you control completely and can easily will into your life. If it’s so easy, you may … [Read More…]

 

 

Jesse Jackson Sr. Says Son is “Responding” to Depression Treatment

Jesse Jackson Sr. Says Son is “Responding” to Depression Treatment

Jesse Jackson Sr. said on Tuesday that he and his wife recently visited their son, Jesse Jackson Jr., at the Mayo Clinic, and…

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Republican Says People With Obama Bumper Stickers are “Mentally Retarded”

Republican Says People With Obama Bumper Stickers are “Mentally Retarded”

According to ThinkProgress, Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County GOP Chair, Jim Roddey, received wild applause for calling an Obama supporter “mentally retarded.” Roddey joked: “I…

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Lolo Jones Finishes Fourth at Olympics and Decides To Stop Talking About Her Virginity

August 8, 2012 3 Comments

Lolo Jones Finishes Fourth at Olympics and Decides To Stop Talking About Her VirginityLolo Jones, who recently finished fourth at the Olympics 100-metre women’s hurdle final is rethinking her decision to speak openly about her virginity. The 30 year old Louisiana resident appeared on the Today show where she shared that she should probably tone it down with the the virginity talk and expressing her religious beliefs. The […]

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My Ten Sense: 5 things to consider before becoming a homeowner

My Ten Sense: 5 things to consider before becoming a homeowner

With interest rates at historic lows, it’s very tempting for renters to become homeowners. Owning a home is considered to be the American…

August 7, 2012No CommentRead More

Tyra Banks Taps Tyler Perry for America’s Next Top Model

Tyra Banks Taps Tyler Perry for America’s Next Top Model

“America’s Next Top Model” will soon be back on The CW Network as the hit reality modeling competition gears up for its 19th…

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Michelle Campaigns for Her Husband Again on The Jay Leno Show

Michelle Campaigns for Her Husband Again on The Jay Leno Show

Campaigning hard for her husband, Michelle Obama is heading back to the Jay Leno stage for yet another interview.  Mrs. Obama’s team and…

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Tatyana Ali Clowns Shaunie O’neal and Basketball Wives

Tatyana Ali Clowns Shaunie O’neal and Basketball Wives

Tatyana Ali is throwing all the shade at reality show producers Mona Scott-Young and Shaunie O’Neal. Scott-Young is the force behind VH1′s “Love…

August 7, 20125 CommentsRead More

 

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Love Notes from Sil Lai: 4 Ways that Women Ruin their Relationships

Ever wonder why some women seem to have an easier time in relationships than others?  Sometimes…

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Gabby Douglas Buckles in Her Last Event at the Olympics

Gabby Douglas didn’t end her Olympic dream in a dreamy fashion.  After making history as…

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Father Writes Nasty Letter to His Son After Hearing that He Is Gay

The media has been abuzz about a father’s letter to his gay son. The father…

 

 

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How do you know where you’re going if you don’t know where you stand?

If I mailed you a map of the United States, called you a week later and said,” Take out that map, I want to go to Hell, Michigan! I’ve been to Waco, Texas and St. Louis, Missouri,” what would be … [Read More…]

 

 

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