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    What Mama didn’t know (and did know)

    Without question, “Remembering Whitney” by Cissy Houston is one of the most captivating, incisive, honest and informative books ever written. In addition to learning so much about her superstar daughter Whitney, who was on her way to becoming an icon, the book provides plenty of information on Cissy Houston, a star in her own right, and provides an…

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    Baggage Claim Opens Today With All-Star Cast

    ‘Baggage Claim’ explores love and relationships with an all-star cast Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.Director: David E. TalbertWriters: David E. Talbert…

    CYMPHONIQUE ROCKS THE ROXY THEATRE – KICKING OFF THE TURN UP

    our Cymphonique, the new R&B Queen, leader of the female pop group Fabulous Girls, turned up and shined at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood, California on June 18th 2013.Cymphonique worked her way through an amazing selection of R&B, Hip-Hop and Pop hits. Critics say she is definitely on her way to being one of the biggest entertainers in the…

    Solange: In the shadows but still thriving

    Being the sister of a megastar recording artist (and actress) can’t be easy, specifically if you, too, are pursuing a career in the music business. Solange Knowles, sister of the iconic Beyoncé Knowles, has plenty of first-hand experience. (And by the way, if you think her first name is unusual, consider that…

    Inkster Resident Turns 114 Today: America’s Oldest Person

    The oldest woman in the U.S. is pushing off questions about her longevity to a higher power. When Jeralean Talley (pictured) was asked why she thinks she has lived so long, the 113-year-old from suburban Detroit lifted her arm and pointed to the sky. “Don’t ask me,” she said. “Ask Him.”Talley, who was born May 23, 1899,…

    India Arie says she did not bleach her skin

    “Brown Skin” singer India Arie says that she did not bleach her skin despite appearing shades lighter on the cover her new single “Cocoa Butter.” The R&B, soul singer has been a strong advocate for black beauty and loving natural skin and hair, however fans were outraged when she appeared visibly lighter on the cover than she had been pre…

    Jet Magazine fires back at Fantasia and apologizes

    If you remember, Fantasia Barrino recently slammed Jet Magazine on Twitter and on Instagram for running a ten-year-old photo of her as the cover of the magazine. She demanded an apology. Well, she didn’t get one, at least not right away.Jet’s editor-in-chief Mitzi Miller responded to her rant in a statement saying:“JET magazine is honored to have F…

    Young entrepreneur looks to quench our thirst

    Nailah Ellis (pronounced ni-E-luh) recalls as a youngster the reaction people had after tasting the homemade tea her father prepared during holidays or at family gatherings. Their animated glee was a dead giveaway that, indeed, the beverage was truly something special. It began with Ellis’ great-grandfather, who was a master c…