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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
Will you watch? The post Brandy To Star In BET Series About Dating And Motherhood appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:40 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Life after professional football has been pretty good for All-Pro defensive end and Super Bowl champion Simeon Rice. After completing a storybook 12 year career in the NFL, the Chicago native decided to pursue his interest in filmmaking and enrolled in the New York Film Academy. Since graduating, Rice has [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:34 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Many of us often wonder what kind of planet we're leaving behind for our children. But few ask the opposite: what kind of children are we leaving behind for our planet? This is an important question that our grandparents should have asked of each other. In the barely three centuries since [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:31 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
My friend was on the verge of alienating the father of her child until I gave her some advice. The post Playing Nice: Why You Need To Learn To Communicate Instead Of Simply Arguing With The Father Of Your Child appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:14 pm
Source: Madam Noire
The family of Rekia Boyd has suffered another tragedy as the cop who shot her in the back of the head gets to walk out of court a free man. In 2012 off-duty Chicago Police Officer Dante Servin decided to confront a group of young Black people for making “too [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:11 pm
Source: Rolling Out
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Rapper, Lil Kim, received backlash after she posted a selfie to Instagram. Selfieeeee!!! #LilKim A photo posted by Lil' Kim (@lilkimthequeenbee) on Apr 20, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT The rapper has definitely had a transformation throughout the years, causing many fans to question her most recent look in her comments. Her supporters commented [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:06 pm
Source: Jet
Robert Bates put in a not-guilty plea on Tuesday in response to a second-degree-manslaughter charge, holding fast to his claim that he mistook his gun for his Taser when he killed Eric Harris in a sting operation, NBC News reports. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:05 pm
Source: The Root
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Rihanna's camp is amping up the marketing and dishing out dollars with the recently launched #BBHMMStrollOff, which is calling all Greeks to submit a video of their line strolling to the verbally blunt “turn-up” single. The contest has already gained love with organizations uploading their most creative steps and of course, [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:03 pm
Source: Jet
nene leakes
Recently, reports surfaced that Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes was threatening to leave the hit show. She recently signed on to do a new show with former RHOA cast-mate Kim Zolciack and says that she wasn't really feeling the RHOA ladies. Now, Leakes is allegedly blaming RHOA producers for [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:00 pm
Source: Jet
nene leakes
Recently, reports surfaced that Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes was threatening to leave the hit show. She recently signed on to do a new show with former RHOA cast-mate Kim Zolciack and says that she wasn't really feeling the RHOA ladies. Now, Leakes is allegedly blaming RHOA producers for [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 1:00 pm
Source: Jet
Mike Tyson brings the battle to Terry Crews with “Push It” by Salt N Pepa. See the full episode this Thursday at 10/9c on Spike. courtesy: youtube/Lip Sync Battle on Spike The post Viral Video: Preview of Mike Tyson on Lip Sync Battle appeared first on Rolling Out. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:59 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick to succeed Attorney General Eric Holder, will get a confirmation vote in the coming days. The Senate announced a deal Tuesday on the anti-human-trafficking bill that sparked the stalemate, the Washington Post reports. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:59 pm
Source: The Root
The Chicago couple accused in the murder of Shiela von Wiese-Mack have been found guilty of premeditated murder in an Indonesian court, the Associated Press reports. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:53 pm
Source: The Root
What is the best app for live streaming Meerkat or Periscope? courtesy: youtube/cnet The post Meerkat or Periscope which app is better for live streaming? appeared first on Rolling Out. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:53 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Two city officials have launched a petition to put an end to what they call a discriminatory policy. The post UPDATE: 88,000 Apply For “Poor Door” Apartments In Fancy Building appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:48 pm
Source: Madam Noire
lil wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne has released another visual from his Sorry for the Wait 2 mixtape. This time for the track “Hollyweezy.” The release follows Wayne's video for “Coco,” which features the star is all caged up. “Hollyweezy” shows Lil Wayne standing in front of various words and backdrops. The visual initially opens up [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:42 pm
Source: Jet
(Reuters) - Baltimore's mayor promised on Tuesday officials would conduct a thorough, transparent investigation to answer questions about the death of a black man in police custody. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told CNN that she had no interest in hiding information about the death of Freddie Gray, 27, and that she would [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:42 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Watch as the World's first 3D printed car is constructed in Chicago courtesy youtube/barcroftRAW The post World's 1st 3-D printed car constructed in Chicago appeared first on Rolling Out. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:39 pm
Source: Rolling Out
She was accepted to 14 colleges in total for Fall 2015! The post Hurricane Sandy Survivor Accepted To Seven Ivy League Schools appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 12:38 pm
Source: Madam Noire

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