African American Issues Archives

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VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” has set Social Media on fire with it’s #BoycottSororitySisters and now the adverters are pulling out of the time slot to keep it’s consumer base happy. Looks like our voices really matter in television programming.
Check out which brands got the message loud and clear. READ MORE

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Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal and movie producer Scott Rudin mocked President Obama’s race in emails released in the Sony Pictures hack.
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JOhn LegendFormer CNN host Piers Morgan penned an essay for The Daily Mail, where he debated against the use of the n-word. In his opinion, based on the essay,

“f black Americans want the N-word to die, they will have to kill it themselves.”

Morgan’s comments hit a nerve with John Legend, who exchanged some nice nasty remarks with the British journalist that sparked a little twitter beef.  Read between the tweets below… READ MORE

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Seems Hefe Wine is not the only one calling Iggy Azalea a beautiful liar! Snoop posted on Instagram that Azalea needs to learn to stay in her place in the rap world “at the bottom” he added. Oupk! or should I say Ouch! The above picture was the beginning of the beef. Snoop was just joking around and somebody got all bent out of shape then  READ MORE

PierreMimiThe homie, comic, actor, “Pierre” who many of you know from the movie Baps, How to Be A Player and a few other urban flicks, is dabbling into the production world by starting is own web series titled “Dating Pierre.” You know what they do when Hollywood is slow answering your phone calls, you create your own lane and try the viral route. Check out the new series of videos Pierre produced with the help of his comedian friends. Brad James, Cocoa Brown (Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse Actors), Mimi Faust, Don Curry, Special K, Rodney Perry, Nikki Nicole and more comics came out to show support. Please give us your honest feedback. READ MORE

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I had the privilege of sitting down with Elisabeth and Afemo Omilami the CEO/COO of Hosea Feed the Hungry one of Atlanta’s biggest non-profits.  They are gearing up for their big Labor of Love event this weekend to help Atlanta’s unemployed link up with potential employers. I got a chance to chat with the charitable couple to talk community service, politics, Ferguson, and ATLANTA.

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Lauryn Hill is lending her voice and celebrity to bring about awareness of Michael Brown and the civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri entitled “Black Rage”.

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The big homie T.I. releases a new powerful single, “New National Anthem (featuring Skylar Grey).” He wants the world to know what it means to be a black man in America.

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