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Black & Republican: 12 Celebrities That Are Down With The ...

When you think of African-Americans who are affiliated with the Grand Old Party (GOP), political figures like Condoleezza Rice (former United States Secretary of State), Colin Powell (former United States Secretary of State), Herman Cain (2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential ...
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Mogul Moves: Maroon 5’s PJ Morton Launches New Record Label

He may be a member of one of the biggest groups in pop music and a sought-after solo star on the underground soul scene — but PJ Morton isn’t content with playing arenas all over the world with Maroon 5 ...
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Oprah Winfrey: Her Friends Don’t Use The N-Word

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is featured on the cover of Parade this Sunday with her “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” co-star Forest Whitaker. In the interview, the 59-year-old network owner speaks about her disdain for the n-word. “You cannot be my ...
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Essence Festival: TV One Out, MSNBC In

Don’t look for the “TV One Night Only: Live From The Essence Festival” this year on TV One. The annual music and cultural festival usually packages some of its main stage performances from the Essence Festival with backstage interviews for ...
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BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! ...
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Black & Republican: 9 Celebrities Down With The GOP

After being postponed a day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the Republican National Convention is officially in full swing in Tampa, Florida. A who’s who roster of Republican leaders and politicians will be giving speeches at the convention this week. ...