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--Actress Gabrielle Union shares her thoughts on the state of America following the grand jury decisions of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. (Yahoo Style)More Notable/Quotables: [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 5:52 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Recently, the Academy Awards nominated the movie Selma for best motion picture, yet many wondered how the academy did not select any of the cast or the director for a 2015 Oscar. People are further questioning how all 20 acting nominees were of European descent or "white." Oscars for the [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 5:34 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
According to a recent Pew Research Center report, 34 percent of kids today live with an unmarried parent, up from 9 percent in 1960. Single parenting, whether by choice or not, is increasingly common, but it doesn't come without its challenges. Single mom Tara Nash told us about some of [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 5:18 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
*Blank stare* The post So It Seems That Love And Hip Hop's Moniece Slaughter And Rich Dollaz Are An Item… appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 5:03 pm
Source: Madam Noire
WASHINGTON -- November's midterm election meant grappling with new voter identification requirements, cutbacks to early voting and the elimination of same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting in several states, but advocates are cautiously optimistic that 2015 could be an improvement for voting rights. Last cycle's voter turnout, about 36 percent, was [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:58 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
This Sunday, for the first time ever, the National Football League will run a PSA during the Super Bowl that directly addresses the country's domestic violence and sexual assault crises. The PSA was created by the advertising firm Grey New York for the NFL and No More, a five-year-old coalition of [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:56 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
A New Jersey high school student was arrested and charged with assault for attacking a teacher who confiscated the student's phone during class. The attack, which… [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:40 pm
Source: Global Grind
Should she? The post Diamond Strawberry Does Not Regret Not Introducing Her Daughter To Cisco appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:39 pm
Source: Madam Noire
There's no doubt that Kanye West loves him some Kim Kardashian. If you don't believe it, just look at the way he looks at her. In… [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:37 pm
Source: Global Grind
Why does the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation still bear the name of J. Edgar Hoover? Those who continue to hold Hoover in high esteem are a diminishing lot of so-called "true believers." Any merits of his more than 40 years of service are outweighed by a legacy [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:36 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
We're pretty shocked that things have gone this far. The post “Django” Actress Daniele Watts Pleads Not Guilty To Lewd Conduct Charge appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:34 pm
Source: Madam Noire
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Leslie Jones is definitely making moves. First, she jumped from the writers' room to the on-camera domain of Saturday Night Live. Then, she stole a few scenes in mentor Chris Rock's Top Five. And now, The Hollywood Reporter shares that she has officially been named to the new, re-imagined Ghostbusters movie along with [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:32 pm
Source: Jet
If you're not familiar with Bobby Brackins, it's time to get to know him now. The Cali rapper/songwriter is responsible for penning songs like Disney… [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:19 pm
Source: Global Grind
The all-female cast of the "Ghostbusters" reboot has reportedly been chosen. The Paul Feig reboot has been buzzed about for months and now The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Melissa McCarthy has officially signed on. (She was reportedly in negotiations earlier this month.) But that's not all: According to THR, [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:14 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
His lawyer said every doctor who's ever examined him has determined Warren Hill is intellectually disabled, but tonight, unless the Supreme Court intervenes, the Georgia death row inmate will be executed. On Tuesday morning, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied Hill's request for clemency. "The clemency board missed an opportunity [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:11 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
It's true. The blizzard of 2015, the “life-threatening” storm dubbed Juno by meteorologists, didn't live up to its hype in the city that never sleeps.… [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:10 pm
Source: Global Grind
Police investigating the mysterious disappearance of an elderly couple who placed an ad looking for a 1966 Mustang on Craigslist recovered the bodies of a male… [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 4:00 pm
Source: Global Grind
And this is why we love Rashida Jones. Over the weekend, the Angie Tribeca actress hit the 21st annual SAG Awards red carpet and things… [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 3:58 pm
Source: Global Grind
McCall says that he's always going to be involved when it comes to the men Eva Marcille is interested in: "It's just gotta be a certain type of guy around my children." The post “I Miss My Baby”: Kevin McCall On Not Being Able To See His Daughter Due To Drama [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 3:54 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Credit: Thinkstock
Ooooooohhhhh, yeah!!!! What do you know about this new Jodeci? After a lot of teasing, the gang is back together and if we do say so ourselves, it sounds good. We hear a faint “Forever My Lady” running through the threads of the instrumental, but you listen and tell [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015 3:49 pm
Source: Jet

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