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Ray J To Replace Tamar Braxton As Permanent Host On ‘The Real’

[ad_1] Ray J announced on his Instagram today that he has joined “The Real” as the NEW permanent “fifth” host — replacing loudmouth Tamar Braxton and her bad attitude. Sharing a group photo of himself with the ladies of “The Real,” Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon, Loni Love, and Jeannie Mai, the “I Hit It First” singer captioned the pic, “Looks like a got a new job!!! Stay tuned!! #TheRealwithRayJ #telepictures#DaytimeTV“. Sharing a group photo of himself with the ladies of “The Real,” Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon, Loni Love, and Jeannie Mai, the “I Hit It First” singer captioned the pic, “Looks like...

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Russia Banned From The 2018 Winter Olympics—Here’s Why

[ad_1] Source: MAXIM ZMEYEV / Getty The 2018 Winter Olympics will go down this February in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but one country isn’t welcome to compete. On Tuesday, Dec 5, the International Olympic Committee addressed “the systematic manipulation of the anti-doping system” in Russia. It was announced that Russian athletes will not be able to represent their country in the 2018 Winter Olympics, as the Russian flag will not be flown. Individual Russian athletes, chosen by the IOC, will have the option to compete under the name “Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR).” “They will compete with a uniform bearing this name and under...

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‘MeToo’ Movement Named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — The anti-harassment #MeToo movement has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. In the wake of sexual misconduct revelations about Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and dozens of other men, millions worldwide have shared their stories about being sexually harassed and assaulted. The movement began spontaneously in October after actress-activist Alyssa Milano followed on a suggestion from a friend of a friend on Facebook and tweeted: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” The hashtag was tweeted nearly a million times in 48 hours. The #MeToo movement...

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Side Chick Stands By As Wife Goes Off On Cheating Husband

[ad_1] The latest viral clip shows three adults engaged in a messy love triangle. A patron at an unknown restaurant captured the moment when a wife confronts her husband and his side chick. “Give me a reason, ” you can hear the pained woman yelling. The alleged side chick sits by idly, tending to a toddler, as the woman continues to scream at her husband. Geeze, hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! (Photo Credit: ThinkStock Images) Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source link ...

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NAACP Denounces Trump’s Planned Visit To Civil Rights Museum

[ad_1] On Tuesday the NAACP voiced opposition to Donald Trump‘s planned weekend visit to the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. The organization staunchly denounced Trump’s trip to the museum’s opening on Saturday, in short summarizing his divisive rhetoric and misplaced silence on issues regarding people of color. “President Trump’s statements and policies regarding the protection and enforcement of civil rights have been abysmal, and his attendance is an affront to the veterans of the civil rights movement,” said Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO. He has created a commission to reinforce voter suppression, refused to denounce white supremacists, and overall,...

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White House: Jerusalem embassy move a ‘recognition of reality’

[ad_1] The decision, which is already being cheered by the President's supporters and the Israeli government, is expected to roil the region, with US Arab allies warning Trump on Tuesday that it will undermine regional stability and stymie the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians. Trump will sign a waiver delaying the embassy move for another six months to comply with the law, as senior administration officials said it will take years for the move to be completed.The Trump administration on Tuesday cast the move, which Trump will announce Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET, as a "recognition of reality"...

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Atlanta Mayoral Race Is Too Close To Call; Recount Likely

[ad_1] (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA (AP) — The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city’s new leader and the other vowing to request a recount. The margin was razor-thin, with just a few hundred votes separating Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood. Bottoms spoke early Wednesday at an Atlanta hotel, saying near the end of her speech that “I am just in awe of what God is able to do.” “I’m so honored to be your 60th mayor,” she told her cheering supporters. But Norwood took the podium at her own rally and...

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Beyoncè Presents Colin Kaepernick with SI’s Muhammad Ali Award

[ad_1]  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that “with or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people.” Beyonce was brought out as a surprise presenter by comedian Trevor Noah. She said she was “proud and humbled” to present the award. Beyoncé makes a surprise appearance at the Sports Illustrated Person of the Year event to present @Kaepernick7 with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. pic.twitter.com/87y4exrtes — BEYONCÉ LEGION (@Bey_Legion) December 6, 2017   “Colin took action with no fear of consequence or repercussion,”...

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Get Well Wednesday: What You Need To Know About High Blood Pressure

[ad_1] Dr. Rakotz currently serves as Vice President of Improving Health Outcomes at the American Medical Association (AMA), where he oversees efforts to develop and implement national quality improvement initiatives aimed at improving blood pressure control and preventing type 2 Diabetes. He is the AMA’s clinical lead of Target: BP® – a nationwide, multi-year collaboration with the American Heart Association to reduce the number of American adults living with uncontrolled hypertension. WHAT CAUSES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE? How we live our lives really has the biggest impact on our blood pressure. There are many factors that contribute to a person having high blood...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Dr. Richard Francis Jones

[ad_1] Dr. Richard Francis Jones was a pioneering urologist who helped pave the way for other Black specialists in his field. On this day in 1936, he became the first Black diplomat for the American Board of Urology before a long medical career established and cemented at Howard University.| Dr. Jones was born February 6. 1897 in Washington, D.C. After being operated on for a hernia e as a youth, Jones was inspired to embark upon a career in medicine. He completed both his undergraduate and medical doctorate program at Howard University by 1922, and interned at Freedmen’s Hospital, now known...

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