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Hip-Hop

‘LHHATL’ star Scrapp DeLeon shares insight from his prison experiences

ROLLINGOUT.COM — As seen on “Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta,” rap artist and television personality Scrapp DeLeon is known as the ladies man. […read more]

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Community

OP-ED: Vigils aren’t the answer to stopping crime

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — There was a vigil held in Bessemer on Monday night on behalf of more than 100 victims of violent crime from western Jefferson County.  Those who organized the vigil were well intended and did no harm – but I wonder how much good it did.  This vigil followed the form of many others with local elected officials speaking on the impact of gunfire in our communities and families talking about the never-ending pain. No disrespect to the families, but we also need to talk about the cause of violence in our communities. […read more]

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Rollingout.com

Taraji P. Henson reveals shocking news on Jussie Smollet’s ‘Empire’ role

Rollingout.com — Smollett initially faced 64 years in prison after prosecutors claimed that he lied about an attack he reported as a hate crime. He had told police he was assaulted at 2 a.m. by two men who shouted homophobic and racist slurs at him and put a noose around his neck. In the more detailed account, he claimed that he fought back and that one of the attackers was White. […read more]

Entertainment

Reel-ality TV Talk

By Marquesa LaDawn NNPA Columnist   The Real Housewives of New Jersey – (Personal Accountability) Even if you do not watch reality tv, you could not have missed this story; I’ll tell you the quick version, Teresa and her husband, Joe Guidice, are two heavy Read More

Entertainment

Omarosa Manigault fired on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ [UPI]

Reality TV personality Omarosa Manigault has been fired from the business-themed competition show “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” in New York. Divided into two teams, the competitors were tasked with creating and selling their own artwork in Sunday’s episode. Manigault was fired after her team, headed by Read More

Entertainment

D.L. Hughley Joins ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Cast

  by Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Suggesting that he has what it takes to hold his own outside of the comedy film and stand-up arena, comedian D.L. Hughley officially joined the cast for season 16 of “Dancing with the Read More

Op-Ed

We’re More Connected Everyday

By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil NNPA Columnist I love this time of the year.  Oh, yes – the holidays, too – but, I am referring to the release of the newest Nielsen Cross-Platform Report. The latest edition is called A New Connected Community, analyzing the constant shifting in how and Read More