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Black Moms Matter: Can’t Get Into The Holiday Spirit? Here’s How!

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/14/17- It’s the holidays and your kids are raving all about it but you’re not feeling it. What do you do? Sherri goes to the strip club to get a dance from her “Santa.” Kym, on the other hand, dresses her son up like an elf and teaches him how to make her “special eggnog.” Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram [ione_media_gallery id="318883" overlay="true"] Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Close Thank you...

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Little Known Black History Fact: London Breed

[ad_1] London Breed arrived to her new position as acting mayor of San Francisco under unfortunate circumstances. Ed Lee, the first Asian-American mayor of the city, died from complications from a heart attack Tuesday, thus moving Breed into her new role. She is now San Francisco’s first African-American female mayor. Breed was born August 11, 1974, and raised in a San Francisco public housing development by her grandmother. Despite the violence and turmoil around her, Breed was able to enroll at the University of California-Davis, graduating in 1997. She worked in the private sector until 2010 when she was appointed to...

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Black Vote Boosts Jones Win In Alabama

[ad_1] David Gould The hashtag #BlackWomen is trending this morning because people are giving credit where credit is due in the defeat of accused child predator Roy Moore in Tuesday’s Senate special election in Alabama. Receipts published by The Washington Post showed that 98% of Black women voted for Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the traditionally red state. Early exit numbers indicate that Black people, especially Black women, clearly made a difference in handing Moore the L.   Some exit poll numbers https://t.co/Vk1E2Qq5y7 pic.twitter.com/RdyvobaDYu — Mark Berman (@markberman) December 13, 2017   People of all races took to Twitter with their gratitude, to share voting stories, to rejoice and to plan for...

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Kentucky Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Assault Commits Suicide

[ad_1] Timothy D. Easley FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide Wednesday night, the county coroner said. He was 57. Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said Johnson died of a single gunshot wound on Greenwell Ford Road in Mount Washington, Kentucky. Billings said Johnson stopped his car at the end of a bridge in a secluded area, then got out and walked to the front of the car. He said an autopsy is scheduled for...

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Oprah Winfrey To Be Honored At Golden Globe Awards

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January’s Golden Globes. Morgan Freeman made the announcement for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association during its broadcast of the “Golden Globe 75th Anniversary Special” Wednesday on NBC. HFPA President Meher Tatna called Winfrey “one of the most respected and admired figures today” and “one of the most influential women of our time” in a statement Wednesday. The DeMille Award is given annually to an “individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.” Past recipients include Freeman, Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster, Barbra Streisand, Sidney Poitier...

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DeRay McKesson Suing Fox News Host Jeannine Pirro

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights activist is suing Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, claiming she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit against the Black Lives Matter movement that was later dismissed. The lawsuit states that DeRay McKesson was falsely arrested in 2016 while attending a protest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in which a police officer was struck in the face with a rock and seriously injured. The officer sued the Black Lives Matter movement and McKesson for his injuries. After the officer’s lawsuit was dismissed, Pirro “made a series of outrageously false and defamatory statements about Mr. McKesson, including that...

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Omarosa Manigault Resigns From The White House

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman — one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters — plans to leave the administration next month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman’s resignation is effective Jan. 20, one year since Trump’s inauguration. Manigault Newman’s decision comes at the start of what’s expected to be a round of departures heading into the new year. The White House said last week that deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will leave the administration early next year. Manigault Newman is a former contestant on Trump’s reality TV show “The Apprentice.” She...

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Omarosa Manigault Will Be Leaving Her White House Gig

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman — one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters — plans to leave the administration next month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman’s resignation is effective Jan. 20, one year since Trump’s inauguration. Manigault Newman’s decision comes at the start of what’s expected to be a round of departures heading into the new year. The White House said last week that deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will leave the administration early next year. Manigault Newman is a former contestant on Trump’s reality TV show “The Apprentice.” She...

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50 Cent & Starz Agree To Extend Partnership To 2019

[ad_1] Source: Desiree Navarro / Getty 50 Cent and Starz have three new projects in the works, including the highly anticipated “Black Mafia Family” and more. TMZ reports: Sources close to the deal tell us … it includes 3 projects the rapper-turned actor/producer already has in development — “Black Family Mafia,” “Tomorrow, Today” and a third to be announced soon. As you may know … Fiddy currently boasts the hugely successful show “Power” on Starz, the most-watched series on the network. He also produces “50 Central” on BET and releases exclusive new music through his shows. Mr. Jackson’s new deal with Starz extends their business...

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