African American Issues Archives

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The Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., is helping the family of Michael Brown with their memorial and funeral services.

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The Annual Pan-African Film festival Atlanta (PAFF-ATL) was began yesterday. The Pan-African Film Festival (PAFF) is gearing up to take moviegoers on a cinematic journey with international film screenings from around the globe.

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Picture 799Seems all things have come to an end (besides the split ends for Dr Heavenly’s hair) and Bravo TV’s Married to Medicine season 2 concludes it’s run. Well what do you think? The good news is Tacky Toya got rid of that name because she looked sexy as ever this season! Bad news is Dr Heavenly‘s hair took Toya’s old crown. However, the ladies turned it up at the reunion show. Hair! Make-up, and the fits! READ MORE

Lil Scrappy Calls Nickelodeo​n Resort Racist!

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s royal family Scrappy, Momma Dee, and Princess Emani experienced some racism at a Nickelodeon Resort. You know the royal family was not having any of that and “IN THAT ORDER!”

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Kristan Berona of Sandi Alessi the Casting Company that was under fire for the casting score sheet for the ladies auditioning for ‘Straight Outta Compton took to Facebook late last week to apologize for the “offensive language to recruit women”

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Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the forthcoming N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta of Compton” are distancing themselves from the offensive casting announcement for the film.
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The casting agency behind the NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” movie says they’re NOT just casting overweight, dark-skinned black girls to play “poor” people in the movie.

The casting call went viral and left a lot of people screaming racist, racist, racist! The agency is now apologizing for their casting call that says black women who are out of shape should be casted as poor people.

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My girl Cynthia Bailey is using her celebrity to help bring about awareness of Fibrioids alongside the White Dress Project and GA’s new health initiative.

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