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Bruce Bruce And Lavell Crawford – A Stripping Duo?

[ad_1] Bruce Bruce is known for bringing the laughs on stage but he may be moving to another stage, one that includes a pole, if Lavell Crawford agrees. The comedian joked with the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the possible collaboration but if that doesn’t work out, he is still working clubs across the nation including an upcoming show with Crawford. Hear all about his upcoming projects, his thoughts on Christmas and his appearance on Syfy’s Superstition below. Your browser does not support iframes. You can also check him out at the Platinum Comedy Festival with MIke Epps, Sommore and Earthquake. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow...

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TOP OF THE MORNING: Dustin Hoffman Goes Down

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/15/17 – Tom and the crew open the show talking about the latest celebrities being accused of sexual harassment and assault. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm your subscription. ...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Nina Simone

[ad_1] The late and legendary “High Priestess of Soul” Nina Simone will be among the 2018 class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The talented singer, songwriter, pianist and activist released dozens of recordings over the course of her career and has remained an influence to many. Simone was born Eunice Kathleen Waymon on February 21, 1933 in Tyron, North Carolina. As a child, she showed  ability as a pianist and began playing at her church before receiving classical training. After high school, Simone studied briefly at  Julliard but was relegated to odd jobs as pursuing music...

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Black Women Want Their Vote To Secure Them More Power

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months. The same women, having proven their loyalty by voting 98 percent for Jones, now wonder whether the Democratic Party will return the favor by sharing some of the party’s political power, handing over places at the negotiating table and pushing legislation that speaks to their unique issues. “Black women showed up and showed out,” said Kimberlè Crenshaw,...

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‘NCIS New Orleans’ Showrunner Hit With Racial And Sexual Allegations

[ad_1] Allegations of sexual harassment and a side of racial insensitivity have surfaced against “NCIS: New Orleans” executive producer Brad Kern, according to two separate HR investigations launched into his behavior, reports Variety. Kern took over as showrunner in January 2016, in the midst of its second season. Within a year, he was the target of HR inquiries centered on allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination against women — particularly working mothers — and racially charged comments, among other issues.According to multiple sources, he would often speak in an offensive voice meant to imitate African-American vernacular speech. Via Variety: In the writers room, he would sometimes employ a...

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Cardi B Gifts Offset A Rolls Royce For His Birthday

[ad_1] Source: Via Event Planner KayCee Nwasike/Byron Williams Rapper Cardi B gifted fiance Offset with a brand new Rolls-Royce for his 26th birthday,  Hot New Hip Hop reports. The “Bodak Yellow” hit maker surprised her beau with the car as they exited his lux birthday party at The MacArthur in downtown Los Angeles. On site event planner KayCee Nwasike exclusively told HB that her team was tasked to create a ‘Met Gala’ themed event for Offset that was upscale and refined while having all the gritty elements of a club atmosphere. “We brought the concept to life by capturing that classic Met Gala feel with...

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Russell Simmons Goes On The Defensive In Rape Allegations

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Music mogul Russell Simmons said on Instagram that he plans to defend himself a day after a New York Times story published claims by three women saying he raped them. The allegations in the Times’ Wednesday report stem from the 1980s and 1990s. Simmons denied the allegations Wednesday and again on Thursday. “Today, I begin to properly defend myself. I will prove without any doubt that I am innocent of all rape charges,” Simmons wrote Thursday on Instagram. Simmons posted his words under a photo that read #NotMe, explaining that he isn’t trying to go against the anti-harassment...

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Suspect In Charlottesville Attack Facing First Degree Murder Charges

[ad_1] CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him. Prosecutors announced at the start of a preliminary hearing for James Alex Fields that they were seeking to upgrade the second-degree murder charge he previously faced in the Aug. 12 collision in Charlottesville that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and dozens injured. The judge agreed to that and ruled there is probable cause for all charges against Fields,...

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Guilty Verdict In Shooting Death Of Teen Who Shielded Friends

[ad_1] Zenobia Dobson hugs Assistant District Attorney Phil Morton Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn. (KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors found one defendant guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and two others guilty on a lesser charge of facilitation of first-degree murder in the 2015 death of a Tennessee teen who was lauded for courageously shielding his friends from gunfire. Christopher Drone Bassett, 22, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson, a promising high school football player whose act of bravery drew praise from then-President Barack Obama. Kipling Deshawn Colbert, 22, and Richard Gregory Williams III,...

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Texas Mom Accused Of Subjecting Son To 13 Pointless Surgeries

[ad_1] ADallas, Texas mother was accused of subjecting her 8-year-old son to years of abhorrent medical abuse, including 323 doctor visits and 13 major surgeries, CBS 11 reported Wednesday. Police believe that Kaylene Bowen-Wright has the disorder Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy. She reportedly faked  her son, Christopher’s illnesses and exaggerated symptoms to medical professionals. She was arrested and charged with injury to a child, taken to Dallas County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond. Bowen-Wright, 34, allegedly took her child to several hospitals in Dallas and Fort Worth and filed a number of false illness complaints, according to Child Protective Services (CPS), which is investigating...

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