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Golden Globes review: Women take center stage

[ad_1] NBC's red-carpet hosts insisted even before the show began that the Globes still possessed a celebratory feel, despite the sexual-harassment shadow that hung over an event where accused predator Harvey Weinstein once held sway. Yet strictly as a TV show, the telecast struggled to find the proper balance, delivering an anthem-like statement from its female winners while experiencing lapses in pacing, entertainment and the lighter moments that tend to punctuate such affairs.Seth Meyers, who hosted the ceremony, certainly set just the right tone in his opening monologue -- one that spent far more time on the harassment issue than...

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Oprah’s Golden Globes speech: ‘A new day is on the horizon’

[ad_1] The media mogul's message came during a Golden Globes ceremony notable for being the first major award show since Hollywood first began addressing rampant sexual harassment against women in the entertainment industry and beyond.This year's ceremony was one of the most political yet and saw the red carpet awash with A-list actresses wearing black. Some of the biggest names brought with them activists for gender and racial justice, including #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, who started the hashtag campaign which exposed the scale of sexual harassment against women worldwide.Part of the mission of anti-sexual harassment group Time's Up, which led...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Shakyla Hill

[ad_1]   Shakyla Hill landed herself in the history books after becoming just the fourth Division I NCAA women’s basketball player to record the elusive quadruple-double. The feat also makes Hill the first NCAA Division I player, man or woman, from an HBCU to notch the coveted stat line, according to most accounts.   Shaklya Hil did it all last night for @Grambling1901 !!!! #GramFam #ShaklyaHill pic.twitter.com/KcNee4Uwk2 — DNASportsTalk (@DNASportsTalk) January 4, 2018 Hill, a five-foot-seven sophomore at Grambling State University from Little Rock, Arkansas, recorded the feat last Wednesday in a contest against Alabama State, both of whom are rival teams in the SWAC...

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Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Honored, Accepts With Rousing Speech

[ad_1] (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP) With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge. “For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power of those men,” said Winfrey, accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. “But their time is up. Their time is up!” More than any award handed out Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, Winfrey’s moment — one...

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Fake Doctor Malachi Love-Robinson Sentenced To Three Years

[ad_1] A Florida teenager has been sentenced to three years after pleading guilty to falsely impersonating a doctor on multiple occasions. The Miami Herald reports: Malachi Love-Robinson, now 20, was sentenced to three-and-a half years in prison. He will get credit for already serving 483 days. Also part of the punishment: He will owe $80,000 when he gets out of prison, according to the Sun Sentinel. In February 2016, Love-Robinson was arrested after he examined a Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office deputy posing as a patient at New Birth New Life Medical Center in West Palm Beach. That wasn’t the first time Malachi-Robinson was accused of...

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Kandi Burruss: Ex-Employee Makes Me Look Like The Boss From Hell

[ad_1] Source: Bravo / Getty Kandi Burruss is making moves to protect her reputation as she wraps up a legal battle against a former employee. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star has filed a motion to seal the settlement of her court case against Johnnie Winston, The Jasmine Brand reports. Kandi and Johnnie recently reached an agreement in the case, but it still needs to be approved. According to court documents, Kandi would like to keep the details of the settlement private to avoid public scrutiny and any potential further damage to her brand. The Bravo reality star claims that bad press that got...

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Lifetime Releases Trailer For ‘The Simone Biles Story’

[ad_1] One of the most successful gymnasts of all time, Simone Biles had quite a back story. She and her sister were adopted by her grandfather and his wife as her mother struggled with a drug problem. Despite her modest beginnings, Biles went on to dominate gymnastics, ultimately becoming an Olympic champion. Lifetime, naturally, wanted to tell her story. The Simone Biles Story debuts on Lifetime on February 3 starring Tisha Campbell Martin, Julius Tennon and Jeantè Godlock in the role as Simone Biles. From Shadow and Act: ased on her book, Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance, the...

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Kheris Rogers Stars In First Nike Ad

[ad_1] Source: Danielle James / Hello Beautiful What a difference a year can make! At first, 11-year-old Kheris Rogers was being bullied for her dark skin, but with the help of her family, she started her own fashion line, became the youngest fashion designer to show her line at New York Fashion Week and even has celebrity fans such as Lupita Nyong’o. Talk about a glow up! Now, Kheris is starting her 2018 off right by starring in her very first Nike ad! “My first Nike ad,” Rogers wrote on Instagram. “Let’s all make 2018 the year of ‘doing.’ In less than a year, I went...

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