Daily Archives: February 28, 2012 10:17 PM

Whispers: Erykah Badu Banned in Malaysia

Erykah Badu has been banned from performing in Malaysia.  Why you ask?  A picture of Erykah with temporary tattoos of the word Allah on her bare shoulders in Arabic was seen by the people of Malaysia. Since Malaysia is a mostly Muslim nation, the photo started an outcry from the Muslim community.  Muslim groups felt…
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Legal Whispers: Gil Scott Heron’s Family Fighting Over His Estate

Best known for his song “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” the late Gil Scott-Heron left four children to fight over who should administer his estate and market his music and poetry.  Gil’s son, Rumal Rackley, accused a half-sister, her mother and her grandmother of taking more than $250,000 from Scott-Heron’s business accounts after he…
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Meagan Good Covers Today’s Black Woman Style Report Magazine

Today’s Black Woman Style Report magazine—the guide to fashion, beauty and celebrity style for women of color—announced the release of their latest issue. The April/May 2012 issue of TBW features Hollywood starlet, Meagan Good sporting some fun and fresh looks perfect for the upcoming spring season.  Actress and newly-turned-film-producer, Meagan Good, continues to impresses with…
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Third Student, Demetrius Hewlin, Dies After Chardon Ohio Shooting

[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="1" orderby="post_date"] Demetrius Hewlin, a junior at Chardon High School, died this morning.  This is one day after he was shot in the back of the head by TJ Lane  who opened fire in the school’s cafeteria. "We are very saddened by the loss of our son and others in our Chardon…
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Dancing With The Stars Season 14 Confirmed: Gladys Knight, Jaleel White, Sherri Shepherd and More

Dancing with the Stars' fourteenth-season include NFL player Donald Driver, The View co-host Sherri Shepherd, actor Jaleel White,  Little House on the Prairie star Melissa Gilbert, opera singer Katherine Jenkins, singer Gladys Knight, entertainment reporter and Extra host Maria Menounos, tennis legend Martina Navratilova, Gavin DeGraw, actor and Disney Channel star Roshon Fegan, actor and…
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