Friday, September 18, 2020
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Russell M. Perry, chairman of Perry Publishing & Broadcasting, will receive the prestigious National Radio Award presented annually by the National Association of Broadcasters. The award will be presented during “The 2020 Radio Show,” scheduled from Oct....
www.blackamericaweb.com By Royce Dunmore   Ms. Stephanie Mills had some words for Kanye West and Nick Cannon amid West’s apparent run for president. The singer and stage legend took to Instagram to get her feelings off her chest. She started by expressing empathy for West, who has...
www.blackdoctor.org   Over a week ago, we reported on an apparent suicide attempt by singer Tamar Braxton. There were rumors floating around that the singer and reality star was being pushed too far with her television contract, inability to own her own...
www.huffpost.com By Bianca Lambert   The answer is simple: Absolutely.   We’ve seen a wealth of celebrities including Miley Cyrus and the Kardashians appropriating Black culture, plus countless fashion designers sending white models down their runways wearing locs, braids and baby hairs. But what happens when we start to talk about...
www.nbcnews.com By Janelle Griffith   In 1971, Wayne said that although he didn't condone slavery, "I don't feel guilty about the fact that five or 10 generations ago these people were slaves."   The Democratic Party of Orange County, California, is pushing to remove John...
www.vibe.com   https://youtu.be/FKKmBT1wefA   Mrs. Cosby slammed the Me Too movement, and defended her husband. Camille Cosby is speaking out in her first major interview in six years. The 76-year-old producer and wife of Bill Cosby talked to ABC News after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to...
www.blackpressusa.com By Stacy M. Brown    Cosby has languished in a Pennsylvania prison since September of 2018, serving a three to 10-year sentence. The state Appellate Court denied his earlier requests for relief. The state’s highest court routinely denies hearing cases, particularly sexual...
www.allhiphop.com   What history flipped the script on slavery and the Africans kept slaves? "Cracka" explores this alternative non-reality.     (AllHipHop News) The upcoming series "Cracka" is likely to cause a storm of controversy for the premise: "What if the roles were reversed in...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger led thousands of federal troops to Galveston, Texas to announce that the Civil War...
www.variety.com By Will Thorne   After leading a Black Lives Matter protest against racial injustice over the weekend, NBA star Russell Westbrook is producing a project on “the single worst incident of racial violence in American history.” Westbrook is teaming with celebrated documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson and “Killer...
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