Pharrell Williams Points To Michael Brown’s ‘Bullyish Behavior’ as a ‘Problem’

Multi-talented artist, Pharrell Williams is at the top of his game and garnered an enviable level of respectability in the entertainment industry. His accomplishments have at times presented him in ...

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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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Saturday Night Live Misses the Mark with “Annie” Spoof

Saturday Night Live never seems to be able to get it right when it comes to the realm of Black women. After years of evading the issue of why they ...

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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Marvel Debuts a Special Edition All-Women X-Men Comic

The powerful women of X-Men have finally received their own comic after 50 years. X-Men #1 – released May 29 – features the first X-men team comprised completely of women. The team consists of mutants Storm, Rogue, Jubilee Kitty Pryde, Rachel Grey and Psylocke, who...

‘The Abandon’ Gives New Meaning to Black Sci-Fi

Former Girlfriends television show writer and playwright Keith Josef Adkins is leaving the restrictive world of sitcoms to branch out on his own with a new sci-fi web series. “The Abandon” is Adkins’ latest project filmed in upstate New York. The web series features five men who...

Whither the Sparkling, Black Vampire?

My reading tastes trend mostly toward non-fiction, but about five years ago I developed a love of speculative fiction — urban fantasy, high fantasy, supernatural fiction, a dash of dystopian fiction and the like. I love the escapism, the alternate worlds, the opportunity to believe,...