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  • Florida Woman Latest to Accuse Cosby of Forced Sex

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 ...

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  • Movie Review: ‘Beyond the Lights’

    Quick Rihanna, check to see if someone stole your diary. This ode to young Black chanteuses fighting personal demons feels like the story of her life. But in fact, it’s the brainchild of writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball), who knows her way around a romantic drama. ...

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  • Cosby Clarifies Statement on Rape Accusations

    NEW YORK (AP) — A blanket denial from Bill Cosby’s lawyer dismissing allegations of sexual abuse by the comedian against several women has been clarified with a subsequent statement The new statement released Monday says that Cosby’s denials do not refer to accuser Andrea Constand, ...

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  • Solange Knowles Weds Video Director

    NEW YORK (AP) — Solange Knowles is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding didn’t disappoint. Her publicist confirmed Sunday that the 28-year-old singer (and sister of Beyonce) wed 51-year-old video director Alan Ferguson over the weekend. The bride and groom ...

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  • Lawyer: Bill Cosby Won’t Address Allegations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will not dignify “decade-old, discredited” claims of sexual abuse with a response, his attorney said Sunday, the first reaction from the comedian to an increasing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in the past. In a ...

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  • CALLING ALL PERFORMERS!!!

    Auditions will be held for Ursula V. Battle’s “DisChord in The Choir,” a major stage play production coming in spring 2015, and being presented by Unified Voices of Johns Hopkins. Auditions are 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 20 and 1 to 3 p.m., Nov. 22 by appointment only. Auditions will be held in Johns ...

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  • Tonight on AFRO’s First Edition

    In preparation for a $980 million renovation of the system, six Baltimore City public schools are set to be closed, a move that would affect 27 schools in total. However, that revitalization plan originally called for the renovation of 40 buildings; now officials say that number has dropped to ...

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