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Alicia Keys Continues to Shun Gender Norms: ‘Let a Boy Paint His Nails!’

Alicia Keys (Allure) Alicia Keys wants everyone to know it’s okay for boys get manicures. In an interview with Allure magazine, the songstress touched on what she was “sick” of and how those things influenced her newest album “Here.” “I am so annoyed at the Read on » » »

These 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The World

  Just eight super-rich men hold the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, according to an analysis from the charity Oxfam released Sunday night.   Six of these billionaires, from Forbes’ list of the world’s richest people, are Read on » » »

USA-Obama’s Farewell Address: One Last Round Of Clichés And Lies

  Barack Obama. President Barack Obama capped his eight years in office with a vacuous and hypocritical farewell address Tuesday night delivered at the McCormick Place convention center in downtown Chicago. The first-ever presidential farewell address delivered outside of Washington, DC had the atmospherics Read on » » »

White Celebs Create Mass Hilarity Online After Merging ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘Fences’ Into #HiddenFences 

Jenna Bush Hager interviews Pharrell at the Golden Globes (NBC screen shot) When the 74th annual Golden Globes aired Sunday, Jan. 8, Black Twitter was left stunned after white Hollywood flubbed the name of “Hidden Figures,” not once but twice. Instead of calling the Read on » » »

USA:Massachusetts Sheriff Wants Prison Inmates to Build Trump’s Wall Along U.S.-Mexican Border

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson. Image courtesy of A Massachusetts sheriff is proposing an unconventional and inhumane initiative that has some human rights activists very concerned. Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson on Wednesday announced an initiative called Project N.I.C.E (National Inmate’s Community Endeavors) Read on » » »

USA|:Barack Obama Breaks Down in Tears as He Recounts His ‘Worst Day as US President’

The outgoing president of the United States, Barack Obama, has spoken about his worst moments as America’s Commander-in-Chief. Barack Obama Outgoing U.S. President, Barack Obama broke down in tears recently while recalling one of his worst days while serving his 8 year tenure which Read on » » »

Samuel Eto’o not for sale, says Antalyaspor chief

Antalyaspor’s former Cameroon international striker Samuel Eto’o is not for sale, the Turkish club’s chairman said Saturday, ending months of speculation over a move within Turkey or overseas. Persistent speculation linking Eto’o with a move to last season’s Super Lig champions Besiktas heightened last Read on » » »

Unhappy About U.N. Security Council Vote, Jewish Singer Calls Obama a Racial Slur Onstage

Mordechai Ben David (left) and Pres. Barack Obama (right). A popular Hasidic Jewish singer used a racially offensive slur to slam outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama during a concert in Jerusalem on Thursday, Dec. 29. Singer Mordechai Ben David, a 65-year-old Brooklynite who has Read on » » »

Russia Hits Back at America, Expels 35 US Diplomats

Russian President, Vladimir Putin The United States of America has been flexing muscles with their European counterparts as both countries sanction each other in a reprisal fashion. Russia has declared 35 American diplomats persona non grata, in a response to President Barack Obama’s expulsion Read on » » »

The 13-year-old ‘Orphan Girl’ who turned down Kim Kardashian’s Adoption Request

Pink is an outstanding scholar whose mother sent her to the orphanage because she was too poor to care for her and fund her education.  A teenager from a children’s home in a poverty-stricken region of Thailand made an astonishing decision to turn down Read on » » »

Cameroon:22 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Ni’ John Fru Ndi.

1. The name ‘Fru’ originates from the Baba II Village, meaning “born before twins”. 2. He was the school prefect “head boy” at Native Authority, NA, School in Santa in 1956. 3. He obtained Secondary School Education from Lagos City College. Fru Ndi only Read on » » »

Cameroon:Ayah Paul praises Fru Ndi on the eve of 2017

+WHO IS NI JOHN FRU NDI? Barrister Yondo Black and some others had been brutally arrested and thrown in jail for holding a preparatory meeting for the formation of a political party party in a notorious one-party state. There was prompt worldwide condemnation against Read on » » »

After Serena Williams’ Surprise Engagement, Social Media Reacts In Fury, Humor to White Fiancé

Serena Williams and Alex Ohanian (Vinod Divakaran/Noam Galai/Flickr) When Serena Williams announced she was engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, social media lit up with reactions, with many questioning why she decided to settle down with a white man. The 22-time Grand Slam champion revealed Read on » » »

US:Texas Family to Return GoFundMe Donations After Man Confesses to Setting Own Truck On Fire, Vandalizing Home

Denton, Texas, resident David Williams stands in front of his charred pick-up truck. Photo by Julian Gill/DRC file photo. Just a week before Christmas, a white family in Denton, Texas, thought they were the victims of a racially motivated arson attack at their home. Read on » » »

US Military To Execute First Inmate In Over 50 Years; Yes He Is Black

  Pvt. Ronald Gray.  Eight years after he was sentenced to die, Ronald Gray could be the first death row inmate executed by the US military in more than half a century. In January 1987, Pvt. Ronald Gray was arrested for the rape of Read on » » »

Denzel Washington On Colorism: ‘The Easiest Thing to Do Is Blame Somebody Else’

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in “Fences.” In an interview with BET this weekend, two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington sat down to dish about his highly anticipated film “Fences” and the polarizing issues of race discussed in the movie. The acclaimed actor, however, made Read on » » »

USA:Two Cops Sentenced in 2014 Death of Handcuffed Black Man, One Receives Life Sentence

A Fulton county judge has sentenced to prison two former East Point Police officers for the 2014 death of Gregory Towns, 24, who was repeatedly tased by the men while handcuffed. Commanding officer Sergeant Marcus Eberhart was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility Read on » » »

Cameroon:John N Foncha’s statue erected in Douala today molested & destroyed by a police officer

A police officer whose name we are still trying to get was at the center of attraction today Dec. 27 2016, in the economic city of Douala, after he pulled down and destroyed a monument of late former Southern Cameroon’s Prime Minister John Ngu Read on » » »

US:Obama Boasts He Could’ve Won Third Term as President, Trump Doesn’t Think So

President Obama and David Axelrod share a laugh during their interview on the “Axe Files” podcast. Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/CNN In an interview released Monday, Pres. Obama confidently declared that he could’ve beaten Republican nominee Donald Trump had he had the opportunity to run Read on » » »

Model Jessica White Contemplates Shift to Natural Hair for Work in 2017

Jessica White (@iamjypsywhite/Instagram) After the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was filmed in November, social media was buzzing about Black models showing their natural hair. The next month, model Jessica White posted a photo on Instagram announcing she may decide to show off her curls Read on » » »