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Little Known Black History Fact: Ntozake Shange

Little Known Black History Fact: Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange exploded onto the creative scene with her debut poem “for colored girls who considered suicide/when the rain is enuf,” and became a Black feminist icon in the process. Today is the award-winning playwright and poet’s 70th birthday. Shange was born Paulette L. Williams in Trenton, New Jersey in 1948, moving to St. Louis…MORE

Greenleaf Season 3, Episode 8 Recap: ”The Price of Freedom”

Greenleaf Season 3, Episode 8 Recap: ”The Price of Freedom”

I swear Zora (Lovie Simone) makes you want to grab her, shake her and yell LISTEN TO YOUR MOMMA LITTLE GIRL! But she’s 18 now and you can’t tell her nothing. All she knows is she’s leaving and her boo is on his way to pick her up. She walks out of her grandparents’ house…MORE

California Surgeon And Girlfriend Charged With Raping More Women

California Surgeon And Girlfriend Charged With Raping More Women

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting. Dr. Grant Robicheaux, 38, and his girlfriend, Cerissa Riley, 31, were charged with rape by use of drugs, kidnapping with the…MORE

Who’s Going To Die On ‘Empire’ Season 5?

Who’s Going To Die On ‘Empire’ Season 5?

Season 5 of Empire is taking viewers six months into the future of the House of Lyon, where someone is poised to die, “And it will have deep ramifications,” showrunner Brett Mahoney previously told TV Guide. “Hopefully it will feel satisfying and significant.” In a flash-forward, Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) is seen tearfully standing over a closed coffin…MORE

Detroit Pistons Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin

Detroit Pistons Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons honored Aretha Franklin before their season opener Wednesday night by playing a recording of her singing the national anthem.   For Aretha. Tonight, we honored Aretha Franklin (with an assist from @IsiahThomas) with a moment of silence before playing the National Anthem she sang in the 2004 Finals. pic.twitter.com/r7EI4Nxsj4…MORE

It’s Over: Diddy And Cassie Split After 11 Years

It’s Over: Diddy And Cassie Split After 11 Years

Cassie’s rep has confirmed via Love B. Scott that she and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs are no longer together. In fact, they called it quits months ago and the hip-hop mogul has reportedly been quietly kicking it with 26-year-old model Jocelyn Chew. According to Love B. Scott, Chew and Combs recently spent some time in Miami together at the…MORE

Animation Festival Disinvites Kobe Bryant For Past Rape Allegation

Animation Festival Disinvites Kobe Bryant For Past Rape Allegation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant has been dropped from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star’s ouster over a 2003 rape allegation. Eric Beckman is the CEO of the organization behind the Animation Is Film Festival. He wrote in a statement Wednesday that the festival’s stakeholders decided…MORE

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