JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A lawyer for rapper Waka Flocka Flame says a jury has found his client not guilty of charges filed after a handgun was found in his carry-on bag during a security scan at Atlanta’s airport.
The rapper, whose real name is Juaquin Malphurs, was arrested in …read more
SEATTLE (AP) — Legal challenges against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order and a judge granted Oregon’s request to join the case.
The events happened a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and …read more
Thursday, March 9th marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, and his murder remains unsolved. But the rapper’s mother believes she knows who is responsible.
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In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Bad Boy Entertainment, Diddy will premiere Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. The long-awaited documentary gives a behind-the-scenes look at Bad Boy’s legacy as …read more
Published in October 2016 by Riverhead, a division of Penguin, the debut novel from Brit Bennett tells a story of young love, friendship, a big secret in …read more
Bozoma Saint John, or “Boz” as she’s known by many, is the epitome of a marketing powerhouse. The former head of music and entertainment marketing at PepsiCo, where she inked its $50 million sponsorship deal with Beyoncé, explains her current job with one simple sentence: “I create magic.”
Saint John leads …read more
We hope you’re ready for some Thursday drama. Well, ready or not, here it comes.
The one photo page on …read more
A report in Life & Style suggests trouble in “ANTM” land.
Executive producer and former host Tyra Banks handed ringmaster duties to Rita Ora for the just-wrapped 23rd cycle on VH1. But according to the outlet, the former supermodel has been less than impressed with Ora’s command of the …read more
While some of us say crime appears to be at an all time high, others say not really, its just being caught on camera. I tend to agree.
Now that practically everyone is carrying a smart phone, its not so easy to do your dirt in private. Take the Pennsylvania daycare …read more
The San Fernando Valley home of Swaggy P has been violated yet again.
According to TMZ, burglars took off with $500,000 in cash and jewelry from Los Angeles Lakers player Nick Young, as well as an entire safe.
Cops are reportedly searching for suspects.
Law enforcement sources tell the website the home …read more
During Naomi Campbell‘s appearance last night on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen“ a caller had an interesting question.
The caller – after noticing they’ve unfollowed each other on social media – wanted to know if Campbell and Rihanna were beefin’.
“Everything’s fine,” Naomi said after initially hesitating. …read more
By now, most of the world has heard about WikiLeaks’ massive data dump, “drama-queeningly” referred to as “Vault 7.” WikiLeaks’ latest antic is another chapter in the shady saga starring WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Russian government, and possibly President Donald Trump. This is a dangerous game these …read more
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Beauty is said to be in the eye of the beholder, however, it is also oftentimes determined and defined by cultural trends. In spite of this contradictory conception of beauty itself, the profitability of this lucrative industry is a fact not …read more
WARREN, Maine (AP) — Maine’s corrections commissioner has ordered state prison workers to stop making women remove their bras to go through screening to visit inmates.
Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick says he didn’t know that women were being required to remove undergarments after the bras apparently set off metal detectors. The …read more
The Tom Joyner Morning Show has been a longtime supporter of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In honor of their annual Radiothon event, 11-year-old gymnast Jordyn (she’s won over 90 medals!) and her mom Chastity talk to the TJMS about how they found out about Jordyn’s Acute …read more
The film borrows heavily from “Groundhog Day,” with Wayans playing a man who keeps waking up naked in an elevator on the day of …read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Actor and comedian Faizon Love has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge after an alleged altercation with a valet at the Columbus airport.
Love pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Franklin County Municipal Court and was released on $2,000 bond. He was arrested Tuesday and jailed …read more
Women activists voice their objections as House Republicans work on their long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal industry and consumer groups mounted intensifying opposition to the Republican health care bill …read more
The murder of the Brooklyn-born hip-hop legend born Christopher Wallace, but better known as The Notorious B.I.G., occurred on the night of March 9, 1997, when the emcee was shot four times in a drive-by shooting. Biggie was murdered by a bow-tied, Black male assassin while sitting in …read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Samuel L. Jackson has criticized the casting of black British actors in American films like the horror hit “Get Out” and the Martin Luther King Jr. drama “Selma.”
In an interview Monday, Jackson noted that a lot of roles are going to British actors. He said …read more
Oh. My. God.
You know, I usually hate when I have to wait an entire year before a new season returns but Creator Misha Green (hey Black girl) and her amazing writing team did not disappoint. The first episode of season two was chalk full of surprises.
Let’s walk through a few …read more
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Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, don’t have time for President Trump and his administration.
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If you haven’t’ seen the racially themed thriller Get Out by now, you’re most likely living under a rock. The brainchild of Jordan Peele is a bonafide box office hit, securing $30 million dollars in its opening weekend.
The buzz around the film has inspired memes, …read more
Just days after U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos whitewashed the legacy of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson spilled another awful gaffe about black history.
On Monday, Carson referred to African slaves brought to the U.S. as “immigrants” in search …read more
Celebrity makeup artist Andrea Fairweather of Fairweather Faces Inc. provides seven tips for the everyday woman on the go. Learn more about her journey as a makeup artist and entrepreneur here.
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For entrepreneurs and women on …read more