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School Bans "I Can't Breathe T-Shirts

A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after a school was disinvited because of concerns its players would wear T-shirts printed with the words “I Can’t Breathe” during warmups. The athletic director at Fort Bragg High… Read more »

Maya Angelou Leaves Personal Property to Songwrite...

*Songwriter Valerie Simpson, Tony-award winning dancer and producer George Faison and Harlem, NY Firehouse Theater founder Tedao Schnugg where highly thought of by Maya Angelou. So much so that the late poet and author left them gifts in her will. According to the New York Daily News, Angelou left unspecified “personal tangible property” to six… Read more »

Plane With 162 People on Board Missing

WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR: – AirAsia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore from Surabaya, Indonesia and carrying 162 people on board went missing Sunday morning. – Contact with the plane was lost around an hour after departure, somewhere over the Java Sea between Belitung island and Pontianak, on Indonesia’s part of Kalimantan island. – Search… Read more »

Jill Scott to be Honored at Essence Grammy Celebra...

Essence will kick off a yearlong commemoration of the 45th anniversary of its magazine in 2015 with a Black Women in Music Grammy Awards Week celebration that will honor recording artist Jill Scott. Now in its sixth year, Black Women in Music will honor the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter for her incredible achievement, singular artistry and powerful… Read more »

California Road Rage Between Women Caught on Video...

*Two women were caught on cellphone camera as they frantically attempted to escape a vehicle where a woman driver chased them and repeatedly tried to force their car off a mountain highway. The two women called the California Highway Patrol on Saturday afternoon to report the incident, and in the video you hear the fear… Read more »

Dallas Cowboys Last Season in Washington Today

 It’s hard to believe it’s already the 16th time I’ve previewed the Cowboys’ upcoming game this season. It’s even harder to know exactly what to expect from this team on Sunday, given the circumstances surrounding this game. Much like the team, I’m approaching Week 17 as if it will be played like any other game,… Read more »

Have we lost the true meaning of Christmas?

Yes because…No because… Christmas starts too early. This year the Christmas lights went up in the Town Centre in the middle of November. The shops put up their displays even earlier. People want Christmas without having to wait, thus completely divorcing the festival from its season, its context and any accompanying meaning. as soon as… Read more »

Sony Tries Unusual Experiment With Simultaneous Re...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Interview” was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn’t even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in the truly unprecedented move by a major studio to release a film in theaters and on digital platforms simultaneously. Sony is… Read more »

Not SCREECH!!! Dustin Diamond Arrested For 'Reckle...

Dustin Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on “Saved By The Bell,” was arrested in Wisconsin on Friday, TMZ reports. The Ozaukee County Police Department confirmed the news to HuffPost Entertainment. He was arrested for possession of a switchblade, reckless endangerment in the first degree and carrying a concealed weapon. According to TMZ,… Read more »

Usher's Stalker at it Again: He Files Another Rest...

*Poor, poor Usher, he’s got female problems again. Admit it, some days you fantasize about being Usher and living large like him, right? No?! Well, it doesn’t matter ’cause right about now he’s probably wishing he wasn’t Usher. That’s cause a certain stalker is on a mission to shake Ursh down for cash … again…. Read more »