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When I read in last Friday's New York Times that some of the testimony in the investigation of Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson was leaked, I cringed and then uttered a few expletives because I knew something bad was coming soon. In my years of being a trial lawyer [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 3:00 am
Source: The Root
This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black Archive & Library at Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 3:00 am
Source: The Root
Oct 20 (Reuters) - A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 12:34 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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Iconic fashion designer Oscar de La Renta passes away at 82, family member confirms to ABC News Monday night. De la Renta was diagnosed with… [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 11:20 pm
Source: Global Grind
The fashion world has lost a true gentleman in Oscar de la Renta. The late designer's kind spirit weaved a tapestry just as beautiful as his runway, red carpet and bridal creations. And it is because of the utmost class de la Renta exuded beyond the catwalk, that he will live [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 10:58 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Most Halloween costumes are funny or clever. This is not an example of one of them. A Reddit user who asked to remain anonymous posted the following image on Sunday night, explaining that his "friend came to the party as Ray Rice." It shows a man with the running back's jersey [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 10:48 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
You know what that means... The post Did They Split? Safaree Samuels Removes Tattoos Of Nicki Minaj From His Body appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 7:33 pm
Source: Madam Noire
"Saturday Night Live" has promoted writer and sometimes "Weekend Update" guest Leslie Jones to a cast member. NBC confirmed the news to HuffPost Entertainment after Deadline.com broke the news. Jones and the show tweeted their excitement:It's official I'm a cast member!!! Get ready! Get ready!! @nbcsnl— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 7:13 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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Are you suffering from a case of too-many-news-sources-and-not-enough time? Don't worry, there's a cure. JET rounds up the relevant headlines of the day in entertainment, breaking news and lifestyle trends. Click and catch up here every evening with our Post-It Notes: 1. This African country has been declared free of Ebola. 2. Yet [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:29 pm
Source: Jet
Will Packer
Will Packer is successfully carving his lane and expanding his brand – with no back down. With recent film success, including the release of seven number-one box office hits – two of which premiered within the same year, the super-producer's star is rising beyond just the Black audience. Last week, it was [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:24 pm
Source: Jet
Check out some of the images from the issue. The post Stunning! Gugu Mbatha-Raw Covers Elle's Women In Hollywood Issue appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:21 pm
Source: Madam Noire
In case you were wondering how she feels about it... The post Stevie Wonder's Wife Responds To Rumors That He's Expecting Triplets With 25-Year-Old Finacee appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:13 pm
Source: Madam Noire
We found 'em! The post Where Are They Now? The Cast Of New Jack City appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:12 pm
Source: Madam Noire
See how she overcame those obstacles. The post True Indian Hair Founder Karen Mitchell Talks Racism, Sexism Within Weave Industry: “It's A Secret, But Not Really” appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:10 pm
Source: Madam Noire
By Christine DiGangi, Credit.com Using a credit card is one of the easiest ways to build your credit score, assuming you use it responsibly. The revolving-credit trade line will help you establish a pattern of payment behavior and credit use, which have the most influence on your credit score, and there [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:09 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Things have been getting pretty steamy on "Scandal" lately, starting with this season's premiere, when Jake Ballard got a little, um, handsy with Olivia Pope on the beach. So when "Scandal" star Scott Foley stopped by HuffPost Live on Monday, host Alyona Minkovski couldn't let him go without asking about all [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:02 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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DETROIT (AP) — A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 5:59 pm
Source: Jet
Clearly, she's serious about this singing career. The post [Watch] Momma Dee Releases Music Video For “I Deserve” appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 5:38 pm
Source: Madam Noire
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Sadly, former American Idol contestant and winner of Monique's Big Fat Chance Joanne Borgella succumbed to cancer over the weekend. Diagnosed with throat cancer that eventually spread to her chest, the 32-year-old model made it a goal to document her illness and share it with her friends, family, fans and followers [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 5:33 pm
Source: Jet
Today is Snoop Dogg‘s favorite day of the year. No, not 4/20, it's his birthday. The legendary rapper is celebrating his 43rd birthday and we can't… [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 5:29 pm
Source: Global Grind

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