Daily Archives: November 10, 2012

Keshia Knight Pulliam Helps Raise $1M for Spelman

Originally posted on 93.1 WZAK:

 

Keshia Knight Pulliam helped to raise more than $1 million for her alma mater, reports the YBF blog.

The Cosby kid, who graduated in 2001 with a B.A. in Sociology and a concentration in film, teamed with Spelman College Board Members to host a Fall Fashion Presentation and fundraiser at SAKS in Atlanta.

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Among the attendees: Ne-Yo’s fiancee Monyetta Shaw, Spelman College President Dr. Beverly Tatum,  actress LaTanya Richardson and Andrew Young’s wife Carolyn Young.

Monyetta Shaw and Keshia Knight Pulliam

The luncheon included a champagne toast and live auction.  The money raised will go toward scholarships to benefit Spelman students who are unable to graduate due to financial hardship.

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Everybody’s Business: Rih-Rih Talks Slizzard Nights, Chris Brown, The Carters And What She Hates Most In New Interview [Video]

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Everybody’s Business: Rih-Rih Talks Slizzard Nights, Chris Brown, The Carters And What She Hates Most In New Interview [Video]

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#KarenCallsIt: T-BOZ Goes In On Niki Minaj (VIDEO)

Originally posted on 106.7 WTLC:

TLC’s T-Boz has blasted “American Idol” saying it’s just a money machine and faults them for hiring a rapper (Nicki Minaj) to judge somebody’s singing. Watch what she said inside and get deets on a new TLC disc in the works….

During a recent interview with ThisIsMax, TLC’s T-Boz shared her thoughts on Nicki Minaj being cast as a judge on “American Idol”.  And she didn’t hold back on how she feels about folks purely selling sex & popularity.  T-Boz said,

“I don’t respect half [of] the people I’ve seen lately. How the hell is she gon’ tell me what I should be doing when her azz can’t even sing. Why is she there? And then…now they’ve got rappers that don’t even sing judging? So, this is totally based off of popularity I guess. I mean, to each their own. Get your money, honey. All I’m saying…

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SHE READS: What Smart Black Chicks Should Know This Week 11.05-11.09

Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:

Thank sweet little baby Jesus that we don’t have a new president! President Barack Obamastill has the support of the American people, despite those like Stacey Dash, Donald Trumpand the little blonde girl who’s not Honey Boo Boo.

Must Read: Obama Sings MC Hammer’s ‘U Can’t Touch This’ In An Election Special ‘Barackdubs’ YouTube Clip (VIDEO)

Even though he’s teared up over his re-election, we’re still happier than happy! You know who’s not? Some random McDonald’s in West Virginia. But that’s ok, there’s bigger fish to fry–like Lady Gaga and her $1 million donation to Hurricane Sandyvictims and Jonah Hill being mean to CNN’s Don Lemon.

Confused? Don’t be! We’ve got the list of hot topics every smart chick should be well-versed on before she goes into her weekend.

And as always, you’re welcome.

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LOCAL: Teen Sentenced to Life for Role in Craigslist Killings

Originally posted on 93.1 WZAK:

AKRON, OH (WOIO) –

Friday, November 9, Brogan Rafferty’s was sentenced to life without parole.

The Stow teen convicted in a Craigslist murder plot will be sentenced to prison today.

Last week, jurors found 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty guilty of murder and attempted murder.

According to prosecutors, Rafferty and 52-year-old Beasley lured men to a remote farm in Noble County through a Craigslist ad that promised work.

Three men were killed, a fourth man was shot, but survived.

During the trial, Rafferty testified that he feared for his life if he didn’t do what Beasley told him to do.

http://www.19actionnews.com/story/20052022/sentencing-for-teen-convicted-in-craigslist-murder-plot

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

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Gospel World Reacts To Season 2 Sunday Best Dontavies Boatwright Death

Originally posted on Elev8:

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Dontavies Boatwright, Season 2 Sunday Best finalist and gospel recording artist has passed away. Boatwright, 33, died of a heart attack yesterday.

The gospel music family is sending prayers and love via twitter.

Details on his service are forthcoming.  Rest in Peace.

Here is just…

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Jesus Take The Wheel: California Man Rapes Mentally Disabled Woman On A City Bus

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LOCAL: RTA Testing Bus Driver Shields for Protection

Originally posted on 93.1 WZAK:

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

19 Action News has learned RTA is testing shields or enclosures that surround drivers.

This comes after an attack on an RTA driver as he was in his seat Thursday afternoon, and the viral video where an RTA driver punched a female passenger after she spit on him and assaulted him.

RTA spokesperson Mary Shaffer said in an e-mail, “We are doing testing of plexiglass-type enclosures at the request of operators.  It is important to explore their safety possibilities.”

Cleveland Councilman Kevin Conwell wants action.  He says if RTA doesn’t put up the shields, Council could pass a law requiring that to happen.

“We have to stop this foolishness and this madness,and if the administration is not willing to work with us, then we will do whatever it takes to make sure shields are put on the bus,” Conwell said.

The bus driver’s union has also called for…

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T.I. Will Color Commentate Tonight’s Atlanta Hawks & Miami Heat Game

Originally posted on 97.9 The Box:

The kang of the south, T.I.,  will be on hand to call tonight’s game between the Atlanta Hawks and their division rival and current NBA champions, Miami Heat.

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