Archive | November 10, 2012

Keshia Knight Pulliam Helps Raise $1M for Spelman

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

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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


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

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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.

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

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Gospel World Reacts To Season 2 Sunday Best Dontavies Boatwright Death


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 one of the great…

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