ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  • Chris Rock Says Tracy Morgan is Doing OK

    Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan is doing better after his tragic accident almost four months ago, according to Chris Rock. On June 7, Morgan was riding along with other comedians and friends on a limo bus in New Jersey after a standup performance, when a Wal-Mart truck slammed into the limo. ...

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  • Expanding the ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Tent

    My Brother’s Keeper Initiative was developed under the Obama administration to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color. In September, President Obama issued a challenge the MBK challenge that encourages communities to implement coherent cradle to college and ...

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  • Keeping it Real: The Ladies of THE REAL

    THE REAL is a new one-hour, daily talk show hosted by the dynamic team of Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon, that debuted Sept. 15, on Fox Television Stations and in national syndication (check local listings), with a rebroadcast in primetime on ...

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  • Lady B Used Music on Journey From Homelessness to Hip-hop

    Erica Hailey began showing symptoms of her bipolar disorder around age four, one year after her mother was brutally murdered by an intimate partner in her west Baltimore home.  Hailey spent her adolescent years in and out of juvenile lock-ups and institutionalizations; moving in and out of ...

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  • Diddy, Nas set for Alicia Keys’ Black Ball

    NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy will host Alicia Keys’ annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tuesday that her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, will co-host the 11th annual Black Ball on Oct. 30 at New York City’s Hammerstein ...

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  • Toni Morrison’s Papers to be Housed at Princeton

    PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University. Princeton made the announcement Friday, shortly before the 83-year-old Morrison took part in a forum at the school where she served on the faculty for 17 ...

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  • Steve Harvey Launches New Dating Website

    Comedian-turned-actor-turned-author Steve Harvey has taught women across America to “act like a lady” and to “think like a man,” and now, he’s out to teach women to “become more dateable.” The popular radio and TV show host recently launched a dating website, Delightful.com, a joint venture ...

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