Prayers Up: Viral Cooking Sensation Auntie Fee Is Fighting For Her Life

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Felicia “Auntie Fee” O’Dell, who made us smile with her viral cooking videos, is reportedly on life support after suffering a massive heart attack.

Auntie Fee posted an update this weekend informing her fans she wasn’t feeling “too well.”

Fans immediately began to leave prayers …read more

Where Are Our Girls? 10 Black Teens Have Gone Missing In The Washington, D.C. Area

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Thanks to a series of viral tweets, the world has learned the names of 10 women of color who disappeared from the Washington, D.C. area over the past 10 days.

Twitter user @BlackMarvelGirl tweeted out photos and information about 8 Black girls who were reported missing in …read more

I’m A Black Professor At A Mostly White School And That Matters

This article originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell’s digital magazine.

Earlier this fall, I ran into one of my most promising students near the quad on campus.

“Matt*, how’s life? How are classes?” I asked.

Like many of my students do, he replied “good” without much thought. I always like to …read more

Women: Why You Need to Learn to Stop Trying to Do It All

You don’t have to sacrifice your professional ambitions because you feel guilty about living up to the demands at home. You just need to learn how to stop trying to do it all.

That was the message during my on-one-one conversation with Tiffany Dufu, chief leadership officer of Levo, at the …read more

Prince’s Ex-Wife Mayte Opens Up About Death Of Their Son In New Memoir

In a new memoir Prince‘s ex-wife Mayte Garcia shares the story of their four-year marriage and the tragic death of their newborn son that eventually led to their divorce.

In her new memoir, The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince, excerpted exclusively in this week’s People magazine, Mayte says …read more Founder’s Cause Of Death Revealed

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say Lee O’Denat, who founded the popular website, died of natural causes.

The 43-year-old died suddenly at a San Diego massage parlor in January.

The medical examiner’s office said Tuesday that O’Denat was obese and had a severe buildup of plaque near his heart, which …read more

Trump Tweets Dig At Snoop Dogg Over Mock Shooting In Video

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is firing back at Snoop Dogg days after the release of a music video in which the rapper points a toy gun at a clown dressed like Trump and pulls the trigger.

Trump tweeted Wednesday morning:

Can you imagine what …read more

Is Rick Fox Merle Dandridge’s New Love Interest On ‘Greenleaf’?

The season premiere of the second season of Greenleaf airs today, March 15th and Merle Dandridge talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what fans can expect from this season, the rumors of Rick Fox joining the cast as her new love interest and just how much the cast …read more

Amazon Studios Picks Up Rihanna’s New Film ‘Annette’

Amazon Studios has acquired U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to “Annette,” a music-filled drama starring Adam Driver and Rihanna, reports Variety.

Plot details are scarce, but a producer told Variety in November, “the movie depicts the rise and fall of an intense love story.”

Rooney Mara was previously attached, but had …read more

Fabolous Receives Key To The City In Brooklyn

03/09/2015 – Fabolous – “Run All Night” World Premiere – Arrivals – AMC Loews Lincoln Square – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: movie, film, celebrity, full length, singer, recording artist Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Debby Wong / PR Photos – Contact …read more

Florida Mother Denies Encouraging Daughter’s Facebook Live Suicide

In yet another sad case of a suicide captured by Facebook Live, a Florida teenager’s mother is now defending herself against allegations that she encouraged her daughter to kill herself. The 14-year-old teen, Naika Venant, lived in multiple foster homes throughout her short life, where she was often abused. She …read more

Tamar And Vince Clear Up All The Rumors On ‘Wendy’

Tamar Braxton and her husband Vincent Herbert appeared on The Wendy Williams Show this week. They were in a talkative mood, apparently, because they dished on ALL the rumors and drama they’ve been surrounded by in the last few months.

Outside baby? Check. ‘Real’ drama? Check. Vince’s weight loss? …read more

Jewel Thief Doris Payne Arrested Again

Unrepentant jewel thief Doris Payne has been arrested again. But this time, it’s not for a new theft. The 86-year-old Payne was arrested on a failure to a appear warrant for an earlier theft at Atlanta’s Perimeter Mall.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports:

Doris Payne, the jewel thief …read more

Mama Pope Lands A New Gig On ABC

Khandi Alexander is returning to CBS with a co-starring role opposite Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic in the drama pilot “Instinct,” reports Deadline.

Based on the upcoming book by James Patterson and directed by Marc Webb, “Instinct” centers on Dylan (Cumming), a former CIA operative who has since built a …read more

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Toya Wright’s Brothers

Toya Wright has finally gotten some peace—a suspect has been arrested for the 2016 murders of her two brothers.

Suspect arrested in 7th Ward fatal shooting of reality TV star Toya Wright’s brothers

— (@NOLAnews) March 13, 2017

According to, on …read more

Jury For Cosby’s Criminal Trial To Come From Pittsburgh Area

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors for Bill Cosby‘s criminal sex assault case in suburban Philadelphia will come from across the state.

The panel will be chosen in Allegheny County. Pittsburgh, the county seat, is nearly a 300-mile drive from the Montgomery County courthouse, where the trial is set to start …read more

Rachel Lindsay Meets Four ‘Bachelorette’ Contestants (Hi DeMario!)

ABC surprised its next “Bachelorette” during the season finale of “The Bachelor” Monday night by trotting out four of the men who will compete for her final rose, two of whom were African American.

The unprecedented move of beginning the next season on the previous season finale kicks off the show’s …read more

Daniel Kaluuya Responds To Samuel Jackson’s Casting Critique

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Kaluuya, star of the horror hit “Get Out,” has responded to Samuel L. Jackson‘s suggestion that a black American actor ought to have played his part.

Jackson last week told radio station Hot 97 that he thought too many roles were going to British …read more

Aisha Hinds On ‘Underground’: ‘We Have No Choice But To Support’ Projects About Slavery

3/14/17- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with the newest star of WGN America’s Underground, Aisha Hinds, to talk about her role as Harriet Tubman and how important a slave narrative will always be to African-Americans.

What do you say to people who criticize slave films/series?

“It’s understandable. We’re inundated with …read more

Oprah Hints That Mavis May Pick Up A Drug Habit…And A Man?

The season premiere of Greenleaf airs tomorrow, March 15th and Oprah. who serves as the executive producer and cast member on the hit show as Mavis McCready, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about why she decided to give her character a few issues this season.

“I was looking …read more

Rashida Jones Will Guest Star On ‘Black-ish’ as Bow’s Sister

Rashida Jones is headed to ABC’s “Black-ish.”

The actress will take on the guest starring role as Bow’s sister in an episode scheduled to air in late April, according to EW. The storyline will center on the incorrect belief that the two sisters have a lot in common.

Also set to …read more

Snoop Dogg Aims Gun At Clown Dressed As Trump In New Video

NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg aims a toy gun at a clown dressed as Republican President Donald Trump in a new music video featuring a population of clowns.

The video was posted Sunday. In it Snoop Dogg shoots at Trump a gun that releases the word “bang.”

The music …read more

East Coast Prepares For Biggest Snowstorm This Winter

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandwiched between days that felt like spring last week and the official start of spring next week, a “life-threatening” nor’easter is poised to bring a reminder that winter isn’t over yet, with blizzard conditions and a blanket of heavy snow expected in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Meteorologists …read more

Montana Fishburne Charged With DUI

Montana Fishburne, Laurence Fishburne‘s 25-year-old wayward daughter and former porn actress, was busted by police in South Florida. The arrest happened near her home, according to the Daily Mail.

Fishburne was charged with DUI, DUI with property damage and DUI with blood alcohol readings above .15. …read more

Ferguson Prosecutor Says New Video ‘Distorts’ Facts

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A prosecutor was critical Monday of store surveillance footage from a new documentary about the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, calling it a heavily edited attempt to distort an incident that occurred several hours before Brown died in an encounter with a police officer.

Filmmaker Jason …read more

Millions To Lose Healthcare If Obamacare Is Repealed

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., uses charts and graphs to make his case for the GOP’s long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen million Americans …read more

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