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    Nick McCoy

    Washingtonian Nick McCoy said he was prepared to come to the March for Jobs and Justice in August and remained motivated because of "poor people issues in colored neighborhoods, (being) part of a profound...

    Bryan Pegues

    Bryan Pegues came from Youngstown, Ohio to the March for Jobs and Justice because "It's definitely a good event to be up here." Pegues had made plans to come to the march in August before...

    Thousands Rally for Jobs, Justice and to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

    Click here to view a slideshow of The March for Jobs and Justice Rally. Thousands descended upon Washington, D.C. Saturday to demand jobs, full voting representation for the District of Columbia and an end to...

    Fantasia’s Role in Mahalia Jackson Biopic May Be Jeopardized by Unmarried Pregnancy

    R&B singer Fantasia Barrino’s pregnancy out of wedlock could cost her the role of legendary gospel vocalist Mahalia Jackson in an upcoming biopic Mahalia! According to the New York Post, members of Jackson’s estate voiced...

    Omarosa's Brother Murdered in Love Triangle

    The brother of popular reality television personality Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth was recently murdered in Youngstown, Ohio. Police are saying the crime was the result of a lover's quarrel. According to Youngstown's Vindy.com, “The Apprentice” star's brother...

    Aretha Brings Soul to the National Anthem, Then Hometown Team Detroit Tigers Win

    DETROIT (AP) — The Queen of Soul is back, hoping to help her hometown Detroit Tigers bounce back in the AL championship series. Aretha Franklin sang the national anthem, with plenty of soul, of course,...

    Fans Gather for Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

    CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Three generations of Michael Jackson's family — with a few notable absentees — joined an eclectic roster of entertainers Saturday to pay tribute to the King of Pop, a celebration...

    Michael Jackson's Children Appear at Tribute Show

    CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Chart-toppers, soul singers and three generations of Michael Jackson's family — including his children — celebrated the King of Pop at an energetic tribute concert Saturday, urging fans to focus...

    Steve Harvey Daytime Talk Show May Be Underway

    Fresh off the success of his two relationship-advice books, syndicated radio personality Steve Harvey is pitching a daytime talk show to NBC Universal to premiere in 2012. According to NBC-owned The Root, the show...

    HBO Begins Filming of 'VEEP' in Maryland

    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced today that HBO will begin filming the series VEEP in Maryland this week. The pilot episode for the series shot in Maryland in February. VEEP is a comedy set near...

    Afro-Blue Holds Tight on ‘The Sing-Off’

    WASHINGTON - Afro Blue, Howard University’s award-winning vocal ensemble, made it through the second round of the hit NBC a cappella talent show series The Sing-Off. This week, the talented group performed two hits,...

    ‘Keeping up with the Mandelas ‘

    Nelson Mandela’s three grandchildren will join the reality show bandwagon, the family announced Sept. 29. The show, which will air in 2012, will show Africa’s “new middle class of intellectuals,” according to one granddaughter....

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