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"Got To Be Real" Singer Cheryl Lynn Shades Anita Baker on Twitter (Photo Credit: Twitter via @itscheryllynn)

“Got To Be Real” Singer Cheryl Lynn Shades Anita Baker on Twitter

“Got To Be Real” singer Cheryl Lynn shades R&B legend Anita Baker for blocking her on Twitter. Lynn said the two were friendly for a long time until recently. She claims Baker abruptly cut off contact. Um, aren’t there two sides to every story? Why is Miss Lynn airing her […]

by · May 28, 2015 · Entertainment
Iyanla Vanzant Blasted on Social Media for "Fix My City" Baltimore Trip

Iyanla Vanzant Blasted on Social Media for “Fix My City” Baltimore Trip

#Baltimoreheals:  OWN’s Iyanla Vanzant was blasted on Twitter for her show’s “Fix My Life” latest trip (Fix My City) to Baltimore to fix what ails the city. Um, she couldn’t fix DMX, how can she fix Baltimore? Well, she got a collective eyeroll… Pastor Jamal Bryant told the Baltimore Sun that Iyanla’s […]

by · May 27, 2015 · Black News
B.B. King dies (Performing at White House event with President Obama) [Photo Credit: White House.gov]

B.B. King’s Daughters Say He was Poisoned to Death by Close Aides

The daughters of blues legend B.B. King say he was poisoned by manager Laverne Toney and personal assistant Myron Johnson, though a preliminary autopsy refutes those claims. Patty King has made the claims against Toney, who held B.B. King’s power of attorney. The daughters also accused her of elder abuse […]

by · May 26, 2015 · Entertainment
Dominique Sharpton Warned by NYC Lawyers Not to Delete Hiking Pictures (Photo Credit: Instagram via @MsSharpton2U

Dominique Sharpton Warned by NYC Lawyers Not to Delete Hiking Pictures

Lawyers for New York City have ordered Dominique Sharpton not to delete photos on social media that show her on an Indonesian mountain even though she claimed to have sustained “permanent” injuries from a fall on a city street. The New York Post reports the NYC Law Department has sent […]

by · May 23, 2015 · Black News
Brazilian Gymnasts Suspended for Racist Comments to Black Teammate Angelo Assumpcao

Brazilian Gymnasts Suspended for Racist Comments to Black Teammate Angelo Assumpcao

Three Brazilian gymnasts suspended for racist comments to black teammate Angelo Assumpcao. The Brazilian gymnastics federation suspended Arthur Nory Moriano, Fellipe Arakawa and Henrique Flores for comments they made to a black teammate, Angelo Assumpcao, that was caught on video. The three were suspended for 30 days or until a […]

by · May 21, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Rapper Chinx Killed in Drive-by Shooting in Queens, NY (Photo Credit: Instagram)

Rapper Chinx Killed in Drive-by Shooting in Queens, NY

Lionel Pickens known as rapper Chinx killed in drive-by shooting in Queens. Rapper Chinx, 31, was killed in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning on Queens Boulevard in New York City. Chinx, whose real name is Lionel Pickens, was killed when another car passed  and shot at the Porsche Panamera […]

by · May 17, 2015 · Entertainment
KSU Academic Adviser Tells Student Kevin Bruce Waiting for Guidance He's "Harassing" Her (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

KSU Academic Adviser Accuses Student Kevin Bruce Waiting for Guidance of Harassment

Kennesaw State University adviser accuses waiting student Kevin Bruce of “harassing” her. Kennesaw State University is scrambling to quell a public relations nightmare after an adviser threatened to call security on one of her students because he “harassed” her by waiting to ask a few questions about his courseload. Kevin […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Bill Cosby Breaks Silence on Rape Allegations: “I Have Never Seen Anything Like This”

Bill Cosby Breaks Silence on Rape Allegations: “I Have Never Seen Anything Like This”

Bill Cosby breaks silence on numerous sexual assault allegations, “never seen anything like this.” Embattled actor/comedian Bill Cosby breaks his silence on the numerous sexual assault allegations that have dogged in him in the last year. Um, the interview was bizarre to say the least. Bill Cosby appeared on ABC […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Bill Cosby Scandal
President Obama on B.B. King’s Passing: He “Spread Gospel of The Blues”

President Obama on B.B. King’s Passing: He “Spread Gospel of The Blues”

President Obama on B. B. King’s death: “No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues.” President Obama issued a statement on the passing of blues great B.B. King, saying, “no-one inspired more up-and-coming artists” as he has. President Obama:  “The blues has lost its king, and America […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Politics
Nancy Gordeuk Loses Job Over Racist Comment About “Black People”

Nancy Gordeuk Loses Job Over Racist Comment About “Black People”

Nancy Gordeuk loses job following racist remarks about “black people” during graduation ceremony. TNT Academy founder and principal Nancy Gordeuk lost her job over racist comments she made during the graduation ceremony last Friday about “black people.” More from CBS Atlanta: Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson said he received an […]

by · May 14, 2015 · Race in America