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President Obama Speaks at the DNC

President Obama was front and center at the Democratic Convention, last night.  He gave an inspiring speech about Hilary Clinton and her credentials for being the next President of the United States. He began by saying, “You may remember, that Hillary and I were rivals for the Democratic nomination. We battled for a year …Read More

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First Lady Delivers Powerful Speech at the DNC

First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday night, using her family’s experiences in the White House to hammer home how much progress has been made in this country and to take aim at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign promise to “make America great …Read More

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Ed Hartwell Files for Divorce from Keshia Knight Pulliam

Keshia Knight Pulliam’s husband, Ed Hartwell, has filed for divorce after seven months of marriage. This news comes one week after the couple announced that they are expecting their first child together. The former NFL player, 38, filed court papers in Fulton County, Georgia, on Monday, July 25, citing irreconcilable differences.  Hartwell is also …Read More

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The O’Jays Didn’t Consent to Use of “Love Train” at RNC

The O’Jays stated that the use of their song “Love Train” during the Republican National Convention, including a version remixed as “Trump Train,” was done without the consent of the band. “Love Train” was a hit single by The O’Jays, written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. It was released in 1972, and quickly soared to number one on …Read More

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Deadly Nightclub Shooting in Fort Myers

More than a dozen people were shot and at least two were killed in an early morning shooting during a teen event at Club Blu Bar and Grill in Fort Myers, Florida. Fort Myers police received reports of shots fired at the Club Blu parking lot after midnight. They responded to the club around 12:30 a.m.  Soon …Read More

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NBA Pulls 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte

The NBA has pulled the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte in protest of North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2), otherwise known as the “bathroom bill,” the league announced on Thursday.  “While we recognize that the NBA cannot choose the law in every city, state, and country in which we do business, we do not …Read More

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Keisha Knight Pulliam Expecting

Keshia Knight Pulliam, the adorable little girl who played Rudy Huxtable, the youngest child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show”,  will soon be the mother of a little girl herself.  The actress announced that she and husband Ed Hartwell are expecting a baby girl.  Pulliam is currently starring as Miranda Lucas-Payne …Read More

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BET at the “UnConventional” Conference

BET Networks will continue its nationwide effort to urge viewers to “Vote Your Voice” and keep informed the African American community inform on the issues that matter most to the African-American community with its upcoming voting campaign and election coverage specials of the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Hosted by BET News’ correspondents Melissa …Read More