“How To Get Away With Murder” Renewed For Season 2

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Viola Davis and her students will be back to slay your Thursday nights this fall! The season finale of “How To Get Away With Murder” left us absolutely breathless yesterday. In case you were still gathering up the pieces of your spirit after the show faded to black, ABC slyly announced that the show has been renewed for season 2!

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In a promo following the two-hour season finale, a voiceover stated, “’How To Get Away With Murder’ returns this fall on ABC!”

Season 2 will likely center on solving a whole new murder as one of the central characters met their untimely end before credits rolled last night, but we won’t spoil it for you right now. Hit up Hulu to see which character didn’t make it to the end and why. All…

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Stirrings of Poverty – Gordon Parks

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The cycle of life has many faces, but none is as striking as the faces of poverty. I stumbled upon Gordon Parks’ brilliant photographic work in Life-Time(1). Gordon Parks was an ordinary African-American who did extraordinary things the moment he purchased his first camera(2) for $12.50. The only way to describe the sights and silent cries emitting from these magnificent scenes Parks created in “A Beaten Family in Rio Slum – Freedom’s Fearful Foe: Poverty,” is hurt. Immediately, I began to write.

For some reason, poverty was Black America for me. The shocking revelation boldly manifested itself as I flipped from one photograph to another, expecting, but not finding one picture of a poor African-American family. From my perspective, I never envisioned a mother of another color with a calico rag wrapped around her head, her eyes dark, her nails filthy, cooking a watery soup over an open fire for…

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Bobbi Kristina ‘absolutely no signs of life lately’

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According to sources close to the family, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s father, Bobby Brown, is holding on to false hope that his daughter will make any type of recovery.

Bobbi suffered from “violent seizures” earlier this week after being taken out of a medically-induced coma, which forced the doctors to place her back into the coma that she has been in Jan. 31st

“It is really on Bobby Brown’s shoulders to let her go in peace,”  the insider was quoted as saying, adding that even her grandmother Cissy Houston has come to terms with the idea of removing her life support.

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Ray Rice Opens Up About Elevator Fight: “I See Why People Commit Suicide”

Originally posted on Global Grind:

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Ray Rice has been making headlines throughout the past year following the highly-publicized domestic dispute he and his wife Janay Rice were involved in.

Now, Ray reflects on what has been the most controversial time of his life. The former Ravens running back tells the Baltimore Sun:

The big picture of it all, being the person that I am, I really felt horrible. You almost want to punish yourself. I know I’m never going to win the battle of public opinion. Honestly, I almost felt like at one point that it wasn’t worth living. I see why people commit suicide.

Ray touched on his relationship with his wife Janay, simply saying:

Every day gets better.

He was immediately suspended from the Ravens once the footage surfaced the web. Ray continues:

“It’s tough, I realize that’s a battle I’m going to have to face for the rest…

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Meanwhile, In Racism: Two Students Warned, Not Punished, After They Dress As Monkeys & Taunt Black Basketball Players At Game

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Two students at a New Jersey Shore high school dressed up as monkeys with bananas, and taunted players on a mostly black team during a recent basketball game.

According to reports, the students were warned but not punished even though the Holy Spirit High School’s athletic director admits their actions violated league rules.

Philly.com reports:

The Press of Atlantic City reported The Cape-Atlantic League’s supervising board of referees said the students at Holy Spirit High School acted offensively during the game against Atlantic City last week.

Jay Connell, Holy Spirit’s athletic director, acknowledged the actions violated league rules on sportsmanship and promised it would not happen again.

“I am not going kick anyone out of school or whip anybody. All I can do is apologize; I can’t take it back,” Connell said. “There is no punishment. The punishment is that it will be an…

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Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies After Mysterious Fall In Denmark

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Charmayne Maxwell, a member of the 90s group Brownstone, passed away after falling in Denmark on Saturday.

The singer (left) was reportedly at a soccer game when she fell. TMZ explains:

Charmayne was attending a soccer game in Denmark on Saturday when she fell … according to a Danish media outlet … which described her death as an “accident.” She was married to Danish music producer Carsten Soulshock.

There are no other details about the mysterious incident at this time, but we will keep you updated as more information surfaces.

We will keep Charmayne’s loved ones in our prayers.

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Da Brat Goes In On Gary With Da Tea In Heated Freestyle Battle! [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO]

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Don’t come for Da Brator else she might give you that work in a freestyle. Listen to the audio player to hear her and Gary With Da Tea go head to head in this hilarious freestyle battle!

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I Am Black History ” Afro-American Newspaper”

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The Afro is the oldest and black owned family newspaper business in America! The newspaper is published weekly right here in Baltimore Maryland. We make history everyday in all arena’s so we need to support and recognize these businesses.

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