Saturday, June 19, 2010

Black News Headlines - 6/19/10

  • Holly Robinson Peete is a Beautiful Humanitarian
  • 9:16 AMJun 19

    Source: BV Wellness

    Anyone who recalls the days when she was down on '21 Jump Street,' solving minor youth-based crimes with the likes of Johnny Depp and Richard Grieco (whatever happened to that guy?) will remember one thing about Holly Robinson Peete. Her timeless ... Read More

  • 'So Strong': The Return of Jonathan Butler

    8:08 AMJun 19

    Source: Blackvoices Main

    A long way from Capetown, where he was born and raised before becoming an international superstar and spending nearly 20 years in England, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter-guitarist-producer Jonathan Butler is back and stronger than ever with his ... Read More

  • A Long Convo with Charlie Murphy

    6:00 AMJun 19

    Source: Blackvoices Main

    From Vibe: From the outside looking in it would appear that after over 20 years in the business Charlie Murphy finally has it all. Probably best known from his work on The Chappelle Show, (and especially his hilarious recollections of 80s run-ins ... Read More

  • Dr. Boyce and Lady Drama Discuss Wendy Williams, Hip Hop and More

    12:10 AMJun 19

    Source: BV on Money

    I have a great deal of respect for Lady Drama, aka Ebony Garris. Lady Drama, in case you don't know, was the person who ran for quite a while. She's the celebrity gossip queen of the Internet and probably the next Wendy Williams. ... Read More

  • Catching Up With 'Me and Mrs. Jones' Soul Singer Billy Paul

    6:16 PMJun 18

    Source: Blackvoices Main

    In 1972, soul legend Billy Paul hit the jackpot with his number-one single, 'Me and Mrs. Jones,' which earned him a Grammy award. Already known for his taste of music which ranged from jazz to R&B to ballads, his follow up song would be the ... Read More

  • Notable/Quotable: Robin Quivers Weighing In On Gabourey Sidibe's Obesity

    6:06 PMJun 18

    Source: BV Newswire

    "People are being naïve when they say, 'Oh, it's great that she has this attitude.' This girl is in trouble and people want to deny that. We have an epidemic of obesity in the black community, especially among black women." -- Radio ... Read More

  • Around the Web -- Diddy on 'Entourage', Rappers Talk Lil Kim Vs. Nicki Minaj + More

    5:30 PMJun 18


    Diddy will be joining Mike Tyson and Lenny Kravitz among the list of celebs that are set to guest star on the seventh season of HBO's "Entourage". Recently, Diddy went racing with executive producer, Mark Wahlberg in Long Beach. [Hip-Hop Wired] ... Read More

  • Foreclosure Epidemic Hits Minority Communities The Hardest: Center For Responsible Lending

    4:04 PMJun 18

    Source: BV Black Spin

    A recent study by the Center for Responsible Lending has confirmed what you probably already knew: African Americans were significantly more affected by foreclosure than whites. The study shows that although whites make up the majority of ... Read More

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