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‘Grateful’ Jimmy Kimmel Shares Birthday Update On Son Who Inspired ...

Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney shared new images of their son Billy, who was born in 2017 with a heart defect that required emergency surgery when he was just 3 days old.  Today, little Billy looks to be doing just fine as the couple celebrated his second birthday and thanked the doctors and nurses who saved his life:  Kimmel’s son became national news days after he was born when the talk-show host shared the emotional story of his fight for survival. Through tears, Kimmel urged “Jimmy ...
Film & Movies

New Movie: Check Out ‘Fast Colors’ – Women Living Without ...

Fast Color is a moving, imaginative drama and it’s the rare film about superheroic people that’s actually based on an original story, rather than existing comic properties. It centers on black women who have hidden their power for years in order to survive, and explores what happens when they’re able to live without fear. Directed by Julia Hart (Miss Stevens), who re-teamed up with her husband, producer Jordan Horowitz (La La Land), to co-write this film, Fast Color is part dystopian thriller, ...
Sex & Relationships

The Reason You Keep Attracting Emotionally Unavailable Men

There aren’t a lot of feelings that are worst than falling in love with someone who doesn’t have the emotionally capacity to accept and reciprocate your emotions. Emotionally unavailable folks can participate in relationships up to a certain point, but tend to tap out of the relationship when the bond gets too deep. When you get into a string of these emotionally unavailable partnerships, it can be deeply taxing on your mind, body and soul. Margaret Paul, Ph.D,  told MBG a couple ...
Tech

Instagram Might Cut Out Like Counts

Instagram may be adjusting the way users view likes, Fast Company reports. Screenshots revealed by researcher Jan Manchun Wong show that Instagram might modify posts so that people can’t see how many likes a post has gotten. Alternatively, the post would show that it was liked by a few handles “and others.” “We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get,” Instagram says in an in-app message explaining the change, per Fast Company. “During this test, ...
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Filming Director John Singleton Suffering from a Stroke

Prayers and well-wishes are pouring in for Hollywood director John Singleton, who’s been hospitalized after reportedly suffering a stroke. “His condition is unknown at this time, but we’re sending prayers his way,” the site reported. News of Singleton’s medical emergency quickly spread across social media, spurring a flood reactions from fellow celebrities and fans who wished him a speedy recovery. “#BoyzNTheHood & #Shaft Director #JohnSingleton reportedly suffered a stroke,” EBONY Magazine tweeted. “Let’s keep this iconic #EBONYlegend in our prayers this weekend #EBONYfamily. Send well ...
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Wendy Williams Aids Pioneering Hip-Hop Journalist Dee Barnes Get Housing ...

It looks like Wendy Williams is continuing to pay it forward on “The Wendy Williams Show.”On Thursday, pioneering hip-hop journalist and rapper Dee Barnes stopped by and talked about being viciously attacked by producer Dr. Dre in 1991 at a club. Barnes explains Dre attacked her because he was upset that she interviewed Ice Cube on her rap video show “Pump It Up!” Cube and Dre’s group N.W.A. were beefing then, which was right after the “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted” rapper split from N.W.A. After the brutal attack, ...
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Ashanti’s New Movie Is Out And So Is The Drama ...

Ashanti’s new film “Stuck” took a back seat at her movie premiere on Tuesday night, when a middle-aged white publicist targeted a black press member for her seat–simply because she was too embarrassed to admit she forgot to secure a spot for her only melanated client. As Page Six reports, a woman refused to immediately move (in Rosa Parks fashion) after a publicist belligerently told her to get up when she realized that she didn’t have a seat secured for ...
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Missy Elliott Teases New Music From Highly Anticipated Project

(AllHipHop News) Rap legend Missy Elliott has hinted at the upcoming release of new material, 14 years after her last album. Missy took to Instagram to celebrate the completion of a mystery project by sharing video footage of herself dancing to Soul II Soul’s classic hit “Keep On Movin’.” Missy further detailed the effort she had put into the future release on Twitter, although she stopped short of revealing exactly what it was all about. “It has been a very intense ...
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‘They Have Thicker Hair’: TSA Attempts to Explain Why Full-Body ...

Two agents with the Transportation Security Administration have reportedly admitted that the agency’s machines are biased against hairstyles typically worn by Black women. TSA agents disclosed in an April 17 feature for ProPublica that alarms in full-body scanners used in the security process are often tripped by certain hairdos. The website reported the machines are prone to sounding false alarms when it comes to Black women’s hair. When the machine goes off, a pat-down ensues. The TSA website advises travelers to remove all ...
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Donald Glover Unveils New Adidas Sneaker In Short-Film Starring Mo’Nique

It seems like Donald Glover never stops creating content. Less than a week after the Atlanta actor’s Guava Island debuted on Amazon Prime, he’s back with a five-part film series. The Ibra Ake-directed visual presentation was conceived for adidas Originals. In this one, Glover (aka Childish Gambino) shares screen time with Oscar winner Mo’nique. Odd Future affiliate Na-Kel Smith also makes a cameo. Each segment displays the forthcoming DG/adidas collection which includes re-imagined Lacombe, Nizza, and Continental 80 styles. The concept of the vignettes ...
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Police Seeking Rapper Q Money Over Brutal Murder Of Another ...

Rising Cleveland rapper Q Money is a wanted man after being charged with murder in Georgia. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the rapper was involved in a dispute inside of a home in South DeKalb County, Georgia on Monday. Apparently, Q Money, born Qamar Williams, was staying with three other individuals, including the victim, who is also from Ohio. One of the roommates was awakened by a commotion and found Q Money standing over the man’s lifeless body, still holding a ...
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Rapper Kodak Black Arrested at Border in Upstate New York

Police say Bill Kapri, whose stage name is Kodak Black, was among three people spotted Wednesday in the Cadillac Escalade. Black, who was driving, was found with marijuana, and officers discovered a Glock 9mm pistol in the vehicle. The 21-year-old rapper was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana. The news of his arrest comes after he reportedly failed to show up to his show in Boston. His tour bus, however, was there as well as ...