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    Miss Universe Mistake Crowns Colombia before Philippines

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Colombian contestant was already wearing this year's Miss Universe crown when host Steve Harvey returned to announce on live television that he had mistakenly read from a cue card,...

    Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Sets New Sales Record

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is still scaring up sales and giving the King of Pop's legacy a new milestone. The album has sold 30 million copies in the United States, making Jackson...

    In Closing, Defense Calls Cosby Accuser ‘Pathological Liar’

    By The Associated Press Bill Cosby's lawyers urged a jury Tuesday to acquit the 80-year-old comedian of sexual assault charges they said were based on "flimsy, silly, ridiculous evidence," arguing he was falsely accused by...

    Children’s Musical Teaches Important Life Lessons

    From the pages of Patricia J. McKissack’s brilliantly animated children’s book Mirandy and Brother Wind to Glen Echo, Md.’s storied Adventure Theatre, Mirandy - the bright-eyed, cocoa-hued protagonist - has found a place in young...

    Ciara’s Cryptic Response to Slim Thug’s Shots at Her Relationship

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Did famous singer Ciara marry Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson simply for financial security? Houston rapper Slim Thug certainly thinks so, according to his own words during a radio interview last...

    Madonna Needs A Reminder on R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] After Aretha Franklin’s death last Thursday, MTV quickly added some R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to its broadcast of the Video Music Awards (VMAs), which aired Monday night. Yet in choosing Madonna to...

    Dennis Rodman Must Pay $500K in Child Support

    ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been found in contempt of court and ordered to pay $500,000 in back child support to his ex-wife, her attorney said Thursday. The flamboyant basketball...

    Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania

    Born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas, Selena Gomez got an early start in show business as Gianna on “Barney & Friends.” She made her screen debut soon thereafter in “Spy Kids...

    The Author’s Corner

    Title: “Better Than Ever” How to Improve Your Results, Live a Happier Life, and Attract Everything You Deserve. Author: Kenya Conway-Jones Release Date: April 17, 2015.   Since reclaiming her first love of public speaking, coupled with her...

    ‘Scandal’ Actor Columbus Short Charged with Felony

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Columbus Short, a lead actor on the television series "Scandal," was arrested Wednesday on a felony charge that he seriously injured a man during an altercation at a restaurant earlier...

    Independent Film “Chapter & Verse” Touches on Violence and Survival Hardships in Harlem

    In many Black communities, there is a constant road to redemption. In Harlem, a historic neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, former Black Panther 21 member turned film director Jamal Joseph tells his hometown’s...

    Sanaa Lathan, the “Contagion” Interview

    Sanaa Lathan earned a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway performance as Beneatha Younger in “A Raisin in the Sun,” a role she later recreated in the highly rated and critically acclaimed ABC production,...
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