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“No No No ” Destiny’s Child Reunion: Weekend Rewind

by Ms. Black Hollywood Shopping, clubbing, chillin’ or just sleeping in—the weekend can slip past faster than we expect.  We can’t help you with those hard to find gifts on your Christmas shopping list, but we can rewind the headlines to some of the stories you may have missed over the weekend.  Destined for a […]

Omarosa Says “It’s A Black Woman Civil War”: Why People Don’t Like Her

by G. Brown The firing heard around the world is still making noise one day later.  Omarosa says she resigned from her job as White House Director of Communications for the Public Liaison (and no, we still don’t know what her job was), but people still have questions like ‘you say resigned, but do you […]

Tavis Smiley Suspended for Sexual Misconduct-Has Anyone Not Sexually Harassed Women

by G. Brown After writing Wednesday’s story on  Nine More Women Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape, barely hit ‘save’ before the latest accused popped up. PBS has suspended talk show host Tavis Smiley while they investigate accusations of his misconduct.  Huff Post says “Investigators said that after interviewing 10 current and former employees of Smiley, they […]

Nine More Women Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape and Sexual Misconduct

by G. Brown At first it was a slow trickle of women making accusations of sexual assault against music mogul Russell Simmons, but now there is a steady stream of women coming forward with new tales of horror. Wednesday, USA Today shared in an article, ” four new women detailed a pattern of alleged violent sexual […]

“Cussing All the Way”-Omarosa’s Rumored Firing Leads to Twitter Roasting

by G. Brown Live by the sword, die by the sword.  Minister Omarosa Manigault might want to meditate over that verse for reflection after her shortlived stay at the White House as Trump’s Director of Communications. The White House’s official statement according to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is that Omorosa resigned…and that’s the way […]

Santa Larry is the Spirit of Christmas

by G. Brown It’s that magical season when children  believe in dreams and the impossible.  Even people with no religious affiliation can agree that a holiday centered on peace and goodwill is worth celebrating. It’s also the time of year when retired U.S. Army captain and Gulf War veteran Larry Jefferson looks forward to dusting […]

Jada Plays the Race Card after Tiffany Haddish & “Girls Trip” Golden Globe Snub

by Ms. Black Hollywood On Monday, TRN shared with you some of the Black actors and directors who made the cut for this year’s Golden Globes and the disappointment over what fans felt were some pretty obvious snubs like “Get Out” creator Jordan Peele being left out of the director’s category. Peele wasn’t the only […]

“Get Out” Left Out of Some Major Golden Globes Categories

by Ms. Black Hollywood Golden Globes nominations are in and  as always, there are some surprises and some snubs.  2017 was a  good year for smaller, indie films.  Not so much for big blockbusters. Here are some of the highlights… Best Performance Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel Esq.” Best […]

Is #StandWithKeaton A Scam By Racist Mom?

by G. Brown On Friday, a Mom posted a video of her son Keaton Jones with tears streaming down his face as he asked “Why do they bully?”.  The Knoxville Tennessee boy said he was afraid to even eat lunch in the school cafeteria because bullies poured milk on him and said, “They make fun […]

R. Kelly Says His Home Was Cleaned Out By Thieves: Celebrity Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood No Laughing Matter   Comedian Hannibal Buress had no jokes as he was handcuffed and arrested over the weekend in Miami.  A quick thinking bystander caught it all on his cellphone as Buress could be heard arguing with two Miami officers over the arrest asking “Am I under arrest? For what?” The […]

MAGA-You Know Like in the Good Ole Slave Days

by G. Brown Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore must be a gambler.  In card playing lingo, he already was sitting on a straight flush in terms of negative publicity following all the women who accused him of hitting on them as underage girls.  But Moore upped the ante when his former words came back to […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor: The Courageous Sacrifice of Doris “Dorie” Miller

by G. Brown December 7th to some people means only 17 more shopping days until Christmas.  To many this is the anniversary of the “day that lives in infamy”.  To a few remaining survivors, the horrors of that day aren’t nestled in the forgotten pages of history books. Instead the devastation of the loss of […]

Atlanta Anchor Shuts Down Racist Viewer Who Called Her “N-Word”

by G. Brown Atlanta has its first Black female mayor.  But the accomlishment is being lost in racial tension so vitriolic  that it spilled over onto a local anchor. The entire election was a nail biter right down to the end with Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms  squeaking out a win with a mere 759 votes […]

Right Wing Talk Show Host Stung by Beyhive After Blasting Beyonce

by Ms. Black Hollywood What do you get when you mix one of the world’s most successful singers, an NFL star who championed a protest for racial equality and a historic award ceremony? You get a bunch of people who couldn’t take it and lost their minds like FOX News contributor Tomi Lauren. Colin Kaepernick […]

What Oprah’s Money Moves Means for “Greenleaf”, & “Queen Sugar” Fans

by G. Brown Another day, another 70 million dollars for Oprah Winfrey who is selling a majority interest in the network she built from the ground up OWN. So exactly what does that mean? Is Oprah out of a job?(insert laugh here) The deal means Winfrey will give up control of her six-year old cable […]

When Hot Topics Turn into Trash Talking:Wendy Compares Ashanti to a Stripper

by Ms. Black Hollywood Talk show host Wendy Williams voice has gotten stronger and her views more opinionated it seems. Recently she turned her opinions toward singer Ashanti. Rolling Out news site says, “Williams, famous for throwing shade in any and all directions, weighed in on the singer having a tense disagreement with former reality […]

His Tweet Was Shared By Millions:Best Tweets of 2017

by G. Brown As we hurl towards the end of another year,  reflections on what 2017 brought us are already underway.  It’s been a year of highs, lows, joys and frustrations.  No better way to keep tabs on the pulse of the year than to look back at some of the trending topics on social […]

That’s Never Happened Before! Rapper Inducted Kennedy Center Honors

by Ms. Black Hollywood, Nobody looked happier than Kennedy Center honorees rapper LL Cool J and singer Lionel Richie.  Maybe they were happy because the current president chose to break a four decade tradition and attend especially since fellow inductee Norman Lear threatened a nasty showdown if the president did show up. For 40 years, […]