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Malcolm-Jamal Warner Speaks Up on Allegations Against Bill Cosby

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who most fans know as Theo from “The Cosby Show,” recently nabbed his first Grammy nomination, and in an interview with Billboard, he spoke about the allegations against Bill Cosby. “He’s one of my mentors, and he’s been very influential and played a big role in my life as a friend and mentor,” Warner told Billboard. “Just as it’s painful to hear any woman talk ... Read More »

Palestinian Attacker Stabs 12 People on Bus in Israel

Up to twelve Israelis have reportedly been wounded in a stabbing attack on a Tel Aviv bus on Wednesday morning. The assailant was shot by Israeli police, local media reported. Up to twelve people were stabbed by a passenger on a Dan Line 40 bus on Begin Road in Tel Aviv near the Maariv Bridge, according to Haaretz. Three of ... Read More »

Oprah Marched in Selma Yesterday to Commemorate Dr. King’s Legacy

Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo and other actors from the movie “Selma” Sunday marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the historic 1965 voting rights protest led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The march paid tribute to the civil rights leader a day ahead of the national holiday that marks his birth. “Every single person who was on that bridge is ... Read More »

The King Center Honors Bill Clinton With Highest Award

Accepting an award from The King Center this Saturday, former President Bill Clinton spoke of a modern “beloved community” — King’s vision for a world achieved through peaceful nonviolence — to inspire youth and curb global acts of terror. Referencing recent attacks, Clinton spoke of the dangers in a “shame-based” cultures, saying “they are a curse on the young.” “The young need to believe, and they need to ... Read More »

NBC’s Chairman Explains Cancelation of Bill Cosby’s Projects

Prior to nearly 30 women accusing him of various forms of sexual assault, Bill Cosby was in talks with both NBC and Netflix for upcoming projects. Netflix postponed its project, while NBC completely canceled any further development with Cosby. Friday, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenbatt explained the decision to drop Cosby’s project. ‘Fifteen women came out and accused him,’ Greenblatt told an assembled audience at ... Read More »

The Best Answer Steve Harvey Has Ever Heard

  Men seem to have a lot in common with the Pillsbury Doughboy, but one similarity stands out from the rest for Steve Harvey. On a recent episode of “Family Feud,” contestants were asked to name “something the Pillsbury Doughboy and your man have in common,” and one answer made Harvey completely lose it. After hearing the response, he tossed ... Read More »

Magazine Cover Depicts MLK, Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin and Others

Cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt is best known for his work with The New Yorker, and his latest cover for the magazine depicts Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a re-imagining of images seen in photos from the Selma-To-Montgomery march events. In the illustration, Rev. King is seen walking — arms locked — with slain Staten Island, N.Y., resident Eric ... Read More »

Atlanta Mayor Says I Have Crazy People Calling My House!

Atlanta’s Mayor Muhammad Kasim Reed says that he has been called the “Antichrist” and “a Muslim” since terminating Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran and despite being subject to harassment and alarming threats, he stands by his controversial decision. On Jan. 6 Cochran, a devout Christian, was fired by Reed for espousing his religious beliefs in a self-published book and distributing copies to fellow employees. The termination sparked widespread outrage ... Read More »

Lolo Jones Ask Fans to Join a 3 Week I Rebuke You Satan Fast

Lolo Jones is heading to the right place for a long year of success. She is getting her spiritual house in order, before she ventures to business of being an ‘Olympian example and role model. Olympic hurdler and bobsledder Lolo Jones and Olympic wrestler Jordan Burroughs are encouraging eligible athletes from across the country to join them at the 2015 State Games of America (SGA) ... Read More »

Selma’s Director Ava DuVernay Skipped From Nominations

The Oscar nominations are in, and Selma has a chance to take the Academy’s highest honor. Although three-time film director, Ava DuVernay was not nominated for Best Director, her critically acclaimed film, Selma is nominated for Best Picture at the 2015 Academy Awards. The film also picked up an Oscar nomination for Best Song, for Common and John Legend‘s song, “Glory.” The gospel-tinged track also earned the musicians a Golden ... Read More »

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