Black Captain America leads comic book diversity

For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they are more and more reflecting the true hues of American society. The new Captain America is black. A Superman who is suspiciously similar to President Barack Obama recently headlined a comic book. Thor is a woman, Spider-Man is part-Puerto Rican and Ms. Marvel is […]

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

Bill Cosby’s long relationship with his beloved Temple University has come to an end, another effect of the scandal engulfing the once adored television star and comedian. Cosby’s Monday resignation from Temple’s board of trustees, a position he held for 32 years, was first reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Cosby also attended Temple. At least […]

Legendary Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos dies

To the world, he was known as “Chespirito.” Roberto Gomez Bolanos gained fame as a comedian, but he was also a writer, actor, screenwriter, songwriter, film director and TV producer. The legendary entertainer died Friday at the age of 85 at his home in Cancun, Mexico. A native of Mexico City, Gomez Bolanos had been […]

Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling “Entertainment Tonight” in an interview aired on Tuesday that the comedian raped her. Dickinson is the latest of a handful of women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault — allegations the comedian has repeatedly said are untrue. He has never been prosecuted. In […]

Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank dead at 57

A member of the Sugarhill Gang, whose pioneering hit “Rapper’s Delight” brought hip hop to mainstream audiences 35 years ago, died Tuesday of complications from cancer. “Big Bank Hank,” whose real name was Henry Jackson, died early Tuesday in Englewood, New Jersey, according to David Mallie, who manages the two surviving Sugarhill Gang members. The […]

Missy Elliott Looks Skinny at 2014 Soul Train Awards after 30-Pound weight loss

Work it! Missy Elliott hit up the 2014 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas on Friday, Nov. 7, wowing the crowd when she reunited with Lil’ Kim and Da Brat to sing their 1996 platinum single “Ladies Night” as a tribute to Kool & the Gang. Even in a baggy bejeweled hood and leather pants, […]

Janet Jackson makes rare public appearance in Dubai

Jackson made a rare public appearance over the weekend. The 48-year-old singer and husband Wissam Al Mana attended the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience Gala on Halloween. Jackson wore a simple, chic black outfit, and accessorized with a diamond Riviera necklace and snake-inspired ring. She was last spotted at the amfAR 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS […]

‘Beyonce’ platinum edition CD set will include two new songs and four remixes

The Beyonce platinum edition box set will include two new songs and four previously unreleased remixes with some superstar collaborators, Columbia Records announced Tuesday. The collection is available for pre-sale now and will become available Nov. 24. In addition to the new tracks “7/11″ and “Ring Off,” the set will include the original, critically acclaimed […]

Suge Knight, Katt Williams arrested in paparazzi camera theft case

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight and comedian Micah “Katt” Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer’s camera last month. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said each man was charged with one count of robbery. The alleged incident, involving a female photographer of celebrities, took place September 5 outside a studio […]

US commando who killed Bin Laden to reveal identity

The US Navy Seal commando who fired the shots which killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden is to reveal his identity in a Fox News television documentary next month, the network announced Wednesday. “The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden” will air in two segments November 11-12, with the commando recounting his role in the […]


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