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Montel Williams Detained In Germany For Marijuana

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage.

Jonathan Franks tells The Associated Press that Williams was held for about an hour Friday morning at the airport …read more

Mary J. Blige Releases Statement On Divorce

Mary J. Blige’s rep released a statement about her divorce from Kendu Isaccs following 12 years of marriage.

“Ms. Blige is saddened to say it is true that she has filed for divorce, saying sometimes things don’t work how we hoped they would… but there is a divine plan and a …read more

Cosby Drops Litigation Against Accuser In Sex Assault Case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement.

Cosby had sued Andrea Constand for breach of contract for speaking to police who reopened the criminal investigation last year. His lawyers argued that her …read more

Black Lives Matter Condemns Arrest Of Man Filming Police

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Black Lives Matter activists in New York are protesting the arrest of an anti-violence advocate who was taken into custody while making a video of two officers frisking a handcuffed motorist.

Maurice Crawley was standing across the street from a traffic stop in Syracuse, streaming the video …read more

Official Prince Memorial Concert Set In Minneapolis

The Prince tribute concert promised by his family in the weeks after his death in April has finally been set

An official “musical celebration” of the Purple One has been scheduled for Oct. 13 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Performers have yet to be announced yet …read more

6 Michigan State Workers Charged In Flint Water Crisis

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general’s office on Friday charged six state employees with misconduct in office and other crimes stemming from the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint.

A judge authorized the charges filed by the office of Attorney General Bill Schuette against three employees from the Department of …read more

The Making Of Simone Biles’ Epic ‘Time’ Cover

Photographer Thomas Prior talks about the discipline and precision required to “create a tack-sharp photograph” of U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles for the cover of Time magazine’s new Olympics issue.

Per Time:

Inside Biles’ family gym in Houston, Prior tested his lights with a body …read more

Questlove Schools Bill O’Reilly On Horrors Of Slavery

The Roots mastermind Questlove has fired back at Fox News host Bill O’Reilly for his “slavery” comments following Michelle Obama’s DNC speech Monday night.

During her speech, the First Lady spoke about her family’s important place in American history and how they represent racial progress. “I wake up every morning in …read more

One San Diego Officer Killed, Another Injured In Traffic Shot

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two police officers in San Diego. (all times local):

6:30 a.m.

San Diego’s police chief says the fatal shooting of a police officer and wounding of a second occurred during a traffic stop.

Chief Shelley Zimmerman says the gang suppression officers reported they …read more

Ed Hartwell Talks Cheating Allegations, Infidelity & More

It’s Ed Hartwell‘s turn to speak out.

Keshia Knight Pulliam had her say Wednesday on “Entertainment Tonight”.

Hartwell took his side of the story to “Page Six TV” after filing for divorce from the actress earlier this week and demanding that she take a paternity test.

In Keshia’s sit-down interview on …read more

Ouch! Label Rep Blasts Brandy, Says She’s Washed Up?

A spokesperson of Chameleon Entertainment CEO Breyon Prescott says that Brandy‘s allegations that her contract with the company is like slavery are nothing more than a desperate ploy to drum up publicity instead of accepting that her singing career is pretty much over.

The rep says Breyon took a risk “signing …read more

Harry Belafonte Is Bringing Social Justice Music Festival To Georgia


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Legendary actor and Humanitarian Harry Belafonte and his daughter Gina are hosting the Many Rivers To Cross Social Justice Music and Arts Festival taking place in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia October 1st and 2nd. The father-daughter duo talk to the …read more

Officer Says Prosecutors Silenced Him In Sandra Bland Case

DALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county’s top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny.

Among the things Prairie View …read more

Two Officers Shot Overnight In San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in San Diego. (all times local):

4:15

San Diego’s police chief says the second of two police officers shot is expected to survive.

Chief Shelley Zimmerman says in a Twitter post Friday morning that she had just left the hospital where …read more

Clinton Promises Steady Hand In Dangerous World

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump’s ability to do the same.

“Imagine him in the Oval Office facing a real crisis,” Clinton said …read more

Tennessee Waitress Schooled After Racist Snapchat Post

A Tennessee woman seriously shut down her server on Facebook after the waitress posted a racist message on Snapchat.

According to The New York Daily News, 22-year-old Chelsea Mays and four of her choir friends visited Cheddar’s restaurant in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, after a church service this past Sunday.

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Was Phaedra Parks The Victim Of A Bomb Threat?

Phaedra Parks was the target of a bomb threat on Thursday.

Yes, you read that correctly.

According to reports, a guy claiming he had a bomb strapped to his leg went looking for The Real Housewives of Atlanta star in her office, but luckily, he had the wrong building. Witnesses …read more

Bow Wow: I Can’t Identify With Black Heritage Because I’m ‘Mixed’

Let’s throw Bow Wow Shad Moss in the same bin with A$AP Rocky and Raven-Symoné, who don’t seem to quite identify with the Black Lives Matter movement or their very own African-American heritage. The pint-size rapper had a vent session on social media, where he wrote some questionable statuses about …read more

Melania Trump’s Website And Biography Disappear After College Degree Is Questioned

Do we know who the potential first lady Melania Trump is?

That’s what a lot of Americans are wondering after Melania’s website mysteriously disappeared Wednesday when news sites questioned her college degree.

It wouldn’t be the first blunder for Donald Trump‘s wife.

Just a week ago, she became the subject of political fodder …read more

MTV Launches MTV Classic Channel Focusing On 1990s Nostalgia

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is rebranding VH1 Classic as MTV Classic and says the channel plans to serve up heaps of nostalgia for fans of “Beavis and Butt-head,” ”Daria,” ”Total Request Live,” and other MTV staples.

MTV says the channel will have “a special focus on the 1990s and early …read more

Unemployed Journalist That Discovered Melania Trump’s Plagiarism Landed A Job

Journalist Jarrett Hill is having a really good week.

The unemployed reporter, who first tweeted about Melania Trump’s plagiarized RNC speech, has now landed a freelance gig covering the Democratic National Convention.

We previously reported that Hill was laid off from his job at ABC just a year ago, but now he’s …read more

Mary J. Blige Files For Divorce From Kendu

It saddens us to report singer Mary J. Blige filed for divorce from her husband and manager Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their breakup,TMZ reports.

As of now, the date of separation has been listed as “to be determined,” so there’s no telling when …read more

Mary J. Blige Files For Divorce From Kendu

It saddens us to report singer Mary J. Blige filed for divorce from her husband and manager Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their breakup,TMZ reports.

As of now, the date of separation has been listed as “to be determined,” so there’s no telling when …read more

Netflix Adds Animated Series Based On Legendary Music Label

Netflix has picked up an original animated children’s series that will feature contemporary artists performing hit songs from the Motown catalog that will serve as inspiration for each episode.

From writer/director Josh Wakely (“Beat Bugs”), the as-yet-untitled project will feature Motown icon Smokey Robinson as its executive music producer.

The series will …read more

Oil of Oregano and Acne


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Live Your Truth [All Day, Every Day]

My favorite question to ask people is, “What are you passionate about?” I’ve found that when you’re doing what you’re passionate about, you never actually get tired. You may be physically exhausted and in need of rest, but you won’t get tired. The state of ‘being tired’ is a pretty …read more

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