Black Celebrity

Shame on The Onion for Slandering Quvenzhané Wallis

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In an unusual display of poor taste, The Onion’s people decided it was okay to come for 9 year old Best Actress nominee, Quvenzhané Wallis. Like most little brown boys and girls of color, Quvenzhané now has to experience more of the trauma that comes with the Black existence, amplified by fame and an unforgiving media space.

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Doshon Farad Interviews R&B Legend & Radio PersonalityJames Mtume

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On Feb.1st, 2013 Your Black World reporter Doshon Farad spoke with R&B Legend and radio personality James Mtume. We caught up with the music icon that evening in Newark,NJ at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). Mtume sat on a panel moderated by music critic and filmmaker Nelson George. The panel discussed the screening of “Save the Children”, a ...

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Beyonce Inspires More Than 1 Billion People To Share A Good Deed

Beyonce Knowles Teamed Up With the United Nations And Dozens of Global Aid Groups For World Humanitarian Day

As the world celebrated World Humanitarian Day (a day that encourages people to perform a good deed) on Sunday, Beyoncé offered a challenge to people around the world: Perform a good deed and share it online. “Do one thing for another human being. Nothing is too small,” the singer said on the 2012 World Humanitarian Campaign Message video . “It ...

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Asa Lovechild: Is Rihanna Blinded by Love for Chris Brown in Her Oprah Winfrey Interview?

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by Asa Lovechild, Your Black World Could you ever forgive someone who put their hands on you? Does the love that you have for that person become nonexistent? Well, if you expected Rihanna to go on a “bash Chris Brown” rampage on Oprah Winfrey’s Next Chapter, you were in for quit the opposite.   Rihanna admitted  , Sunday, that she still ...

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Usher’s Step-Son, Kile Glover, Laid to Rest

11 Year-Old Kile Glover Being Put to Rest

Yesterday the 11-year-old son of Usher Raymond’s ex-wife, Tameka Foster, and television executive, Ryan Glover, was laid to rest. Sources are saying they did not see pop-star Usher Raymond in attendance. The child, Kile Glover, was involved in a tragic jet ski incident earlier this month that left him brain dead. Foster took to her Twitter page to thank fans ...

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Huh? Bobbi Kristina and God Brother are Lovebirds

Lovebirds Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon Pose on Twitter

Bobbi Kristina Brown shared a series of  “mushy” tweets for her god-brother, Nick Gordon (Twitter handle: @nickdgordon) and her fans. Bobbi Kristina, who just filmed on Tyler Perry’s “For Better Or Worse” sitcom, had a four-month hiatus from Twitter but returned to express her love. Her tweets are below.     @nickdgordon I loveyoumore my darling. So much is an ...

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Shaquille O’neal Set to Host a Reality TV Show

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Shaq just got a new gig. Cable channel truTV recently announced that the NBA player-turned-analyst  will host host a new reality show. The show is tentatively titled “Upload with Shaquille O’Neal.” “Our creative team, headed by Susan Levison, developed a unique show that showcases Shaquille’s sense of humor, and his ability to identify the most outrageous videos online,” said Bruce ...

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Nomalanga: 50 Cent Should Apologize to All Affected by Autism and He Should Do it Right Away

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Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is celebrating his birthday today and I hope he enjoys it but before he starts popping champagne bottles today, he should do one very important thing; issue a sincere apology to Holly Robinson Peete and all the people who are affected by autism. The rapper made  a very critical error in judgment, in a recent Twitter ...

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Snoop Dogg Caught with Weed by Norway Customs

It should come as no surprise that Calvin Broadus, better known as “Snoop Dogg”, was traveling with marijuana in his pocket. What is surprising is that he tried to walk through customs and immigration with it, undetected. Unfortunately for Snoop, it did not work out the way he thought. The rapper was detained by Norway customs officials after a “sniffer ...

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Snoop Dogg’s Son Receiving Scholarship Offer From UCLA Causes Stir

Snoop Dogg’s son, Cordell Broadus, has been offered a scholarship to play football at UCLA. This is particularly interesting because of the public reaction when Sean “P. Diddy” Combs’ son was awarded a $54,000 merit-based scholarship to UCLA, also to play football. Some argued that considering that his father could afford to pay for his college tuition he should have ...

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