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Get in Where You Fit in, Or ‘Get Out’?

The film ‘Get Out’ was recently submitted to the comedy/musical category for the 2018 Golden Globes, which caused controversy among the millions of fans who watched the filmed. Many believed the film was incorrectly categorized, forcing many of us to ask whether, 'Systematic racism, interracial relationships, black horror movie stereotypes, and white privilege comical?' ‘Get… Continue reading Get in Where You Fit in, Or ‘Get Out’?

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Spike Lee Criticizes “Django Unchained”

  "Django Unchained," which hit theaters on Christmas Day, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson. It follows Jamie Foxx as a freed slave who works with a bounty hunter to fight the slave owners who captured his wife. Despite the success of the Quentin Tarantino movie by critics, Filmmaker Spike… Continue reading Spike Lee Criticizes “Django Unchained”

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R&B singer Natina Reed hit and killed by car in Georgia

Natina Reed (Reuters) - Natina Reed, a member of the R&B singing trio Blaque, was struck and killed by a car as she walked in a major roadway in Georgia, police said on Saturday. Reed, who also appeared in the cheerleader movie "Bring It On" in 2000, would have turned 33 on Sunday. She was… Continue reading R&B singer Natina Reed hit and killed by car in Georgia

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ESNAVI IS FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FACE FOR ALISON RAFFAELE

    R&B singer/songwriter - ESNAVI celebrated the release of her newest beauty campaign with Alison Raffaele Cosmetics (ARC) on September 25, 2012 at the contemporary MarX Restaurant located in Midtown Manhattan, located at 208 East 58th Street. As the 1st African-American face endorsing the brand, ESNAVI introduced music, fashion, and beauty fanatics to "Skintone… Continue reading ESNAVI IS FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FACE FOR ALISON RAFFAELE

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Jay-Z Christens Barclays Center With Brooklyn Love

NEW YORK-- The newly built Barclays Center is the home of the Brooklyn Nets, and Jay-Z, an investor in the team, christened the venue Friday night in uniform, sporting a Nets hat and jersey as he rapped two dozen jams onstage in front of thousands. Jay-Z performed for an excited and rowdy crowd of 18,000,… Continue reading Jay-Z Christens Barclays Center With Brooklyn Love

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Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston

After more than seven months since Whitney Houston’s untimely death, the music industry is determined to keep her legacy alive. "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston" will air on Friday, November 16th on CBS. Usher, Celine Dion and Jennifer Hudson are among the performers that will be paying homage to… Continue reading Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston

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Hip-hop Exec Pleads Guilty In NYC

  Hip-hop Executive, Bryan Leach launched the careers of rap stars like Lil' Jon and the East Side Boyz, Ying Yang Twins and Bilingual artist, Pitbull.  He is known for most recently signing A$AP Rocky to Polo Grounds Music.  On Monday, September 24, he plead guilty to driving around Harlem with a loaded handgun. In October 2010 Leach, 43,  was caught… Continue reading Hip-hop Exec Pleads Guilty In NYC