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Cosby’s Publicist Blames National Enquirer for Drone
February 7, 2019
Cosby’s spokesman Andrew Wyatt told NNPA Newswire that Cosby was walking across the yard for his daily exercise and prison officials were also escorting the blind comedian to his new quarters, in a veteran’s wing of the new prison, when the drone was spotted. ... read more »
Smashed in Memphis, Jimi Hendrix guitar headed for National Museum of African American Music
February 7, 2019
“Jimi Hendrix is one of the most important figures in American pop culture, not just American music,” said Dr. Steven Lewis, curator at NMAAM. “This guitar provides a physical reminder of the power of his music, his personality and his brand of self-expression that was as influential in the 1960s as it is today.” ... read more »
February 7, 2019
The girls and staff at Los Angeles County Probation’s Camp Scott were surprised and delighted last month when they received an unannounced visit from actress, comedian and author Tiffany Haddish. ... read more »
Orange County Man Pleads to Stalking Singer Rihanna
February 7, 2019
A Fullerton man has pleaded no contest to stalking singer Rihanna when he broke into her Hollywood Hills home last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today. ... read more »
February 7, 2019
  Written by Charles Gordone Directed by Richard Lawson Previews Feb 5-7 Performances February 8 – 24   Los Angeles, CA – WACO Theater Center will bring the Pulitzer prize winning production NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY to the heart of North Hollywood Art District for the 50th anniversary. ... read more »
‘Young and the Restless’ actor Kristoff St. John dead at 52
February 7, 2019
Kristoff St. John, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies’ man Neil Winters for 27 years on “Young and the Restless ,” has died. He was 52. ... read more »
Coloring Book Features Black Musical Composers 
February 7, 2019
The Rachel Barton Pine Foundation is educating youth on Black music composers from around the world—while coloring!  ... read more »
5th Annual AAFCA Special Achievement Awards Luncheon
February 7, 2019
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) handed out awards to seven outstanding individuals representing the best of the entertainment industry at the organization’s fifth annual AAFCA Special Achievement Awards luncheon at the California Yacht Club in Marina Del Rey. ... read more »
Frank Braxton Receives Winsor McCay Award at 46th Annies 
February 7, 2019
On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Frank C. Braxton Jr., widely regarded as the first Black animator in Hollywood, was posthumously awarded with the Winsor McCay Award at the 46th Annual ASIFA-Hollywood Annie Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ... read more »
Jay Z Puts His Advocacy to Action in Support of 21 Savage
February 6, 2019
Jay-Z , 21 Savage  According to ...   ... is coming to the defense of ... , slamming his arrest by ICE and throwing some major support his way … ... read more »
Kristoff St. John’s Young and the Restless Last Episode Airs Wednesday, Special Tribute During Friday’s Show
February 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last “Young and the Restless” episode featuring Kristoff St. John will air Wednesday on CBS. The actor, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies’ man Neil Winters for 27 years, ... read more »
R. Kelly Plans Tour for Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand
February 5, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly is announcing a new tour, but it won’t be in the United States. The embattled entertainer announced on social media Tuesday that he’ll be going to Australia, ... read more »
CBC Chair Karen Bass Delivers State of the Woman
February 5, 2019
WASHINGTON – The Congressional Black Caucus Chair, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-CA),  delivered the below remarks at the Democratic Women’s Working Group’s State of Our Union press conference. ... read more »
FX Comedy ‘Atlanta’ Will Return After Production Delay
February 5, 2019
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Donald Glover’s comedy “Atlanta” will be back. Just not as soon as expected. FX Networks CEO John Landgraf told a TV critics’ meeting on Monday that the series is behind schedule. ... read more »
Kelly Rowland to Host Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards
February 5, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Kelly Rowland will host the 12th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards this month. Essence announced Tuesday that the Grammy-winning singer, ... read more »

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