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  • B.B. King’s Funeral in Photos [PICS]

    B.B. King’s Funeral in Photos [PICS]

    A casket with the remains of blues legend B.B. King is wheeled out of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi, on May 29, 2015, after a public wake. Several thousands of fans gathered to pay their respect to King, who died on May 14 at the age of 89 in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

    A casket with the remains of blues legend B.B. King is wheeled out of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi, on May 29, 2015, after a public wake. Several thousands of fans gathered to pay their respect to King, who died on May 14 at the age of 89 in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

    B.B. King’s Funeral in Photos [PICS]





  • The Difference Between West Coast Blacks & Southern Blacks

    The Difference Between West Coast Blacks & Southern Blacks

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    The Difference Between West Coast Blacks & Southern Blacks

    Are you the type of person that likes to travel to different states just to see the contrariety of cultures within the black people in that particular city?  If yes–then this isn’t your typical list of northern vs. southern contrariness as you may think. Forget the northern part of the hemisphere–let’s concentrate on the Black folks from the West Coast and Southern parts of the earth. Take for instance, in the West Coast you have California-a melting pot full of ethnicity. Where everyone including the black folks seems jolly. Take a look below at the differences below….


  • Yes Texas Yes?  Senate Approves Protecting Clergy Who Refuse Homosexual Marriages

    Yes Texas Yes? Senate Approves Protecting Clergy Who Refuse Homosexual Marriages

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    Yes, Texas Yes! Senate Approves Protecting Clergy Who Refuse Homosexual Marriages

    The Texas Senate voted overwhelmingly on Monday to allow clergy members to refuse performing marriages that violate their religious beliefs, as top Republicans move to further shield the nation’s largest conservative state from a possible US Supreme Court ruling allowing gay couples to wed.

    The bill, approved 21-10, requires a final, largely procedural Senate vote before heading to the state House.

    Democrats were quick to point out that existing constitutional guarantees separating Church and state already allow houses of worship to set their own religious policies regarding marriage ceremonies and all other aspects of faith.


  • Miko Branch Talks Sister Titi as a Business Woman and Battling Depression

    Miko Branch Talks Sister Titi as a Business Woman and Battling Depression

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    Miko Branch Talks Sister Titi as a Business Woman and Battling Depression

    Below, is Miko speaking on her and her sister’s business, Miss Jessie’s and how they built a business and how Titi battled depression:

    No matter where we went, my sister and I were always known as Titi & Miko. For forty-plus years, she was always by my side. From latchkey kids to the founders of a curly hair empire, we literally raised each other. Although she was only 15 months older than me, Titi took her role as big sister seriously. We learned many lessons by each other’s side, and as a team we navigated the new territory of the natural hair movement and the global hair product business.


  • Queen Latifah Performs in HBO’s Bessie Smith Biopic That Plays Out Her Life Story

    Queen Latifah Performs in HBO’s Bessie Smith Biopic That Plays Out Her Life Story

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    Queen Latifah Performs in HBO’s Bessie Smith Biopic That Plays Out Her Life Story
    This film is said to be the performance of her career where Queen Latifah  HBO’s biopic of singer Bessie Smith will reveal nudity, bisexuality, and singing the blues.

    It must be stated, as many of us know that her performance as legendary blues entertainer Bessie Smith in HBO’s upcoming biopic, Bessie, reveals herself in ways those of us who knew her from her various entertainment pursuits—talk show host, hip-hop star, Cover Girl, bubbly actress, and LGBT activist—never imagined she was capable, says Daily Beast.