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Washington Post reports; It’s a hot summer night, and leaders of the Satanic Temple have gathered in the crimson-walled living room of a Victorian manse in this city renowned for its witch trials in the 17th century. They’re watching a sepia-toned video, in which children dance around a maypole, a spider crawls across a clown’s face and eerie, ambient chanting gives way to a backward, demonic voice-over. The group chuckles with approval. Continue reading “After School Satan Club could be coming to your Kid’s Elementary School”
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star’s former friend and employee Jami Zeigler has filed a warrant application for Porsha’s arrest after that infamous holiday party brawl last year. Jami wants to see Porsha, 35, behind bars for the December 2015 fight, which cameras caught the aftermath of for the RHOA season finale.
During a #BlackLivesMatter protest in downtown Rochester, New York, police arrested Carlet Cleare and Justin Carter, two black news reporters from the local ABC affiliate. At the time of their arrests, they were actively working as journalists while capturing footage for their station’s Facebook Live feed. Continue reading “Two Reporters Arrested While Covering New York Protest”
It is seeking nearly $100 million in damages and on Monday filed a withering 59-page document to press its case. “No sponsor who knew the truth about how Armstrong achieved his apparent Tour de France victories would have paid any amount of money to sponsor him or his team,” U.S. Justice Department attorneys wrote.The government is suing Armstrong for fraud and other claims on behalf of the U.S. Postal Service, which paid more than $40 million to sponsor his cycling team more than a decade ago. Continue reading “Feds Call Lance Armstrong Drug Dealer and Doper”
Nearly a thousand times this year, an American police officer has shot and killed a civilian. Whereas U.K. police have only shot and killed 51 people over the 95 years. In 2013, only six bullets were fired in total by police in Finland and in Iceland, and only one fatal police shooting has to be recorded in the 71 years of the country’s existence.
The internet is not a particularly kind place, and sometimes it’s easy to accidentally become a target of its collective wrath. Accidentally or not, the internet has picked its latest target: Heterosexual Pride Day.
A Colorado inmate who claimed to be Prince’s only son had his claim debunked by a DNA test. And there’s already another would-be heir waiting to test their claim.An aspiring rapper and gun-running felon, who claimed he was Prince’s biological son,has been shut down—by a DNA test.
On April 6, 2015, Kheia Mitchell was the driver of a vehicle purchased by her fiancé. Unbeknownst to her or her fiancé, a Ginn Motors’ employee took out a warrant for the theft of their vehicle in an effort to repossess the car. Ms. Mitchell had her two young daughters in the car with her when she was stopped and was ultimately surrounded by several East Point patrol cars.
Jesse Williams acceptance speech for the Humanitarian Award at the 2016 BET Awards, has garnered a lot of support, especially from the black community. His comments were even more impactful this year, due to the simulcast of the 2016 BET Awards on Viacom Stations such as VH1, Spike TV, and Teen Nickelodeon.
Women in Kenya, Ndeiya ward say their drunkard husbands are unable to sire children and they may look elsewhere for sober bedmates. The women who are from Ndeiya ward, said instead of minding the home-front to allow babies come, their husbands prefer to leave the house to drink alcohol all day.
Atlanta, Ga: On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, over 300 guests packed the Porter Standford Performing Arts III and Community Center. In attendance, was the Who’s Who of the Atlanta, including representatives Invest Atlanta/Department of International Affairs, DeKalb County City Council, and Caribbean-American leaders living in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. The purpose of this special event was the annual Grace Kennedy and Western Union Town Hall Meeting, the topic of discussion was Caribbean Diaspora-#Borderless Possibilities.
The annual event was previously hosted in South Florida, New York, and Canada. However, this year the event moved to Atlanta, Ga, due to the rapidly growing Caribbean-American population. The Atlanta Metropolitan area has over 200,000 Caribbean-Americans including native Caribbean people and their descendants.
The event was hosted by local ABC (WSBTV) news personality Mrs. Wendy Corona. Grace Kennedy and Western Union also focused it’s attention on giving back to the Diaspora, with its scholarship program. After reviving it’s popular Jamaican Birthright program in 2015, Grace Kennedy announced that applications for the 2016 period are still open in the month of June. The aim of the program is to expose second and third generation Jamaican university students to a diversified Jamaican experience through music, social activities and professional tutelage through internships at Grace Kennedy.
Atlanta residents can take advantage of a special Western Union rate of only $5.00 when they send money to Jamaica. The Town Hall Meetings will continue in the UK during June 6-11, 2016.
The winner of the 1996 Miss Universe competition said Donald Trump, who ownedthe pageant company until last year, body-shamed her and mocked her Latina heritage.
Alicia Machado, who won the Miss Venezuela pageant in 1995 and went on to be crowned Miss Universe the following year, told “Inside Edition“ last week that she faced verbal abuse from Trump “all the time” after she gained weight following the pageant.
“He called me Miss Piggy,” she told “Inside Edition.” “I was very depressed.”
He also openly derided her weight in a interview with radio host Howard Stern, describing her as an “eating machine.”
Machado said Trump also made fun of her English language skills and called her “Miss Housekeeping” in an apparent jab at her Venezuelan accent.
Machado’s interview came on the heels of a New York Times investigation into Trump’s private interactions with women. Machado told the paper that Trump publicly shamed her for gaining weight and invited dozens of media outlets to watch her work out at a hotel in New York City.
“After that episode, I was sick, anorexia and bulimia for five years,” she said. “Over the past 20 years, I’ve gone to a lot of psychologists to combat this.”
Trump admitted to the Times that he had pressed the former Miss Universe to lose weight.
Machado is in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen, and will be able to cast a vote in November’s general election. When asked if she would vote for Trump, she laughed.
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton’s campaign tweeted at Machado after the interview, congratulating her on her impending citizenship.
Nearly right from when word first broke about Billboard planning a special tribute to Prince from his friend and legend in her own right, Madonna, petitions were launched to change the artist immediately. Despite the entertainers’ deep friendship (and at one time romance), Prince fans didn’t think Madge had what it took to properly pay homage to The Purple One.
Still, Billboard went ahead with their choice and the tribute went according to plan, with Madonna belting out a cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U” before bringing out Stevie Wonder for “Purple Rain.”
However, to the fans who left underwhelmed by Madonna’s Prince tribute whose protests and petitions fell on deaf ears, you need not fear. The BET Awards will soon be here to pay its respects and they announced their return in an incredibly explosive fashion. Mere minutes after Madge’s homage, the network tweeted a promo clip promising to do right by the legend when their award show airs Sunday, June 26.
Yeah, We saw that. Don’t worry. We Got You.
It’ll be interesting to see how BET plans to live up to the hype they just generated with a 15-second warning shot, especially when the BET Awards have a reputation of its own. The eyes are on you now.
It seems that Prince also enjoyed visiting the Caribbean, especially Turks and Caicos. Prince purchased a spot on the island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos in 2010, but never got the chance to fully enjoy it before passing away last month.
Robert Greenwood of Christie’s International Real Estate says Prince had not fully moved in to the 10 bedroom and 10 bathroom mansion which sits on 10,000 square feet and includes a tennis court, 200 foot boat dock and its own private white sand beach.
It was sparsely furnished, Greenwood told TMZ, with a few items in the house from the “Purple Rain” movie, including a mirror and a few chairs.
Prince did have enough time to pain the driveway purple – his first task upon moving in, according to Greenwood. It’s current asking price is $12 million.