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On what would have been Billie Holiday's 100th birthday, Cassandra Wilson is releasing a new album, Coming Forth by Day, her take on the jazz great's songs. Wilson talks to ESSENCE about honoring the legend.ESSENCE: Is it challenging to reinterpret Holiday's works?CASSANDRA WILSON: I deal with it like I'm trying [...]
Fri, Jul 03, 2015 12:35 pm
Source: Essence
President Barack Obama knew he might need some help to get his points across at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, so he brought in his anger translator Luther to make his message more clear. Luther, whom fans might recognize as Keegan-Michael Key from the Comedy Central series "Key & Peele," [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:48 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
President Barack Obama made yet another birther joke while giving remarks at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday in Washington. Obama brought up a recent report that said former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) accidentally identified as a Hispanic on a 2009 voter registration form. "Turns out Jeb Bush [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:36 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Comedian Cecily Strong joked that there is only one law enforcement agency in America that would face consequences if a black man were shot at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. That agency, Strong said, is the Secret Service, which has faced questions about its ability to protect President Barack [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:15 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Saturday afternoon's NBA playoff game between Atlanta and Brooklyn marked the first time the Hawks returned to New York since forward Thabo Sefolosha suffered broken ankle during an altercation with New York police. But for Atlanta, as investigations into the incident continue, they're just looking to keep focused and extend their [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 8:27 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Protesters and police clashed in Baltimore amid growing tension over the unexplained death of Freddie Gray, who died after he was injured in police custody. Tweets from the scene show a protester smashing the back window of a police vehicle and police in riot gear chasing protesters, pushing them back and [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 7:45 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Washington Wizards forward Kris Humphries sent out a puzzling tweet early Saturday morning, just hours after ABC aired an interview in which his former parent-in-law, Bruce Jenner, told Diane Sawyer he considered himself a woman. Man, I'm glad I got out when I did. #Gottadoyou— Kris Humphries (@KrisHumphries) April 25, [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 6:49 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Janay Jumping Eagle is on a mission to curb teen suicide in her hometown on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Dahkota Brown of the Wilton Band of Miwok Indians in California wants to keep American Indian and Alaska Native students on track toward graduation. The teenagers are [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 6:39 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Try enough times, and you can probably hit a cute half-court shot. But try as many times as you want, and you will still not hit a full-court shot. Because you are not LeBron James. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 5:22 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
WASHINGTON (AP) — Get ready for a healthy dose of political barbs and celebrity-gazing in the nation' capital. If it's spring in Washington, it's time for the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner. President Barack Obama had it marked on his Saturday night schedule, so expect some verbal jabs aimed at his [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 4:53 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
BALTIMORE -- Hundreds of people took to the streets here on Saturday to demonstrate against police brutality and call for accountability for the police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old who died April 19 as the result of a severe spinal injury that occurred when he [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 4:53 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
"I don't like Black people" a little girl said to my daughter earlier this week in school. My daughter, who is Black, was stunned to hear these seemingly out-of-nowhere words from her non-Black classmate. She came home that night, upset and hesitant to tell us what happened. She didn't [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 3:53 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
I never knew too much about the transgender community. As much as I wanted to understand the journey and hardship, I avoided asking too many questions in fear of offending anyone. When I learned about Bruce Jenner's two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer about his* (then-alleged) transition from male to female, [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 2:30 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Ladies, it's finally here. The official trailer for Chocolate City has arrived. The post Ladies! The Official Trailer For Chocolate City Has Arrived! appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 2:03 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Our May cover star Director Ava DuVernay has received many awards for her film work. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 1:34 pm
Source: Essence
Kimora Lee shared a sweet picture of baby Wolfe Lee on Instagram yesterday.The now mother of four, posted an intimate photo of her newborn resting softly on her chest.The photo came just a week after the 39-year-old delivered her baby boy naturally.PHOTOS: Kimora Lee Simmons' Most Fabulous Family Moments“#WolfeLee is [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12:45 pm
Source: Essence
Could my natural hair prevent me from getting the job? The post Could My Hair Cost Me The Interview? Natural Hair and Getting the Job appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12:38 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Dame Dash is suing his ex-wife Rachel Roy for $2.5 Million. The post Dame Dash Sues Ex-Wife Rachel Roy appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12:24 pm
Source: Madam Noire
A Seattle woman who was punched in the face by a police officer during an arrest on charges of domestic violence has filed a $1 million claim against the city, saying her rights were violated, the city clerk's office said Friday, according to Reuters. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:49 am
Source: The Root
Last night, former Olympian and reality star, Bruce Jenner discussed his transition with Diane Sawyer in an exclusive "20/20" interview. The post Bruce Jenner Discusses Transition With Diane Sawyer appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 11:10 am
Source: Madam Noire

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