ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

    Supermodel Beverly Johnson to Debut Reality Series on OWN

    A reality series chronicling the life of former supermodel Beverly Johnson will debut early next year, the Oprah Winfrey Network recently announced. “Beverly’s Full House” will follow the beauty queen and her family as...

    Hoax Claims Denzel Washington Killed in Snowboarding Accident

    Denzel Washington has joined the sprawling list of celebrities who have fallen victim to Internet death hoaxes. According to The Huffington Post’s Black Voices, an article posted on the Global Associated News Web site...

    New York Giants All-Time Leading Rusher Tiki Barber Tackled Just Shy Of Altar

    A timeout has been called on Tiki Barber's plans to marry next spring. The former NFL star has a little issue he must take care of first: Barber still hasn't officially divorced his estranged...

    New Book Offers Glimpse of Jackson’s Personal Life

    NEW YORK (AP) — A personal assistant-turned-personal manager to Michael Jackson said the King of Pop had been taking propofol as early as 1999, and that the singer was drugged up ahead of his...

    Nia Long Gives Birth to Baby Boy

    Nia Long recently received a new addition to her family. According to E! News, the actress and her international basketball player beau Ime Udoka who formerly played with the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, welcomed a...

    James Earl Jones Getting Honorary Oscar

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first Academy Awards of the season will be presented Saturday night, capping a tumultuous week that saw the abrupt departure and rapid replacement of the Oscar show producer and...

    Industry, Fans Mourn Death of Heavy D

    The world continues to mourn the loss of Rapper Heavy D, 44, who died in the early afternoon on Nov. 8 at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. The artist, just back from...

    Funeral Planned for Heavy D at Historic NY Church

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A private funeral for rap legend Heavy D will be held at a historic Black Baptist church in a northern suburb of New York City. Grace Baptist Church of Mount...

    Soledad O’Brien Takes On Silicon Valley with Black in America 4

    Sparking a national debate on the lack of diversity in the fields of technology and engineering, Soledad O’Brien has tackled the issue in latest documentary The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley. The fourth edition...

    Peaceful Journey Heavy D

    Music has the ability to move and transform a moment, a feeling, even a person. When music touches you, when the merged sounds and words reach you in that intimate way, you make a...

    Ruby Dee is Alive, Despite False Twitter Reports

    NEW YORK (AP) — Contrary to a flood of tweets overnight, Ruby Dee is very much alive. Jeffrey Leavitt, representative for the 87-year-old actress and civil rights activist, corrected the false reports on Wednesday. Dee's rumored...

    AP Exclusive: Contents of MJ’s Final Home for Sale

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bed where Michael Jackson took his last breath is up for sale. The queen-size piece is among hundreds of items from the Holmby Hills mansion where Jackson spent his final...

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