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TMZ’s Marion Barry headline shows bias
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:40:59 +0000

Sometimes the best policing of mainstream media comes from social media. TMZ’s headline for Marion Barry’s death reading “MARION BARRY CRACK MAYOR DEAD AT 78,” has created a stir.  Some have juxtaposed the image of this headline with the gossip’s …


Former Bill Cosby fixer: I paid off women for him
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:07:09 +0000

Back at the height of The Cosby Show’s success Frank Scotti was Bill Cosby’s fixer.

Scotti told the NY Daily News that he would do anything that the comedian needed, including standing guard of his dressing room when Cosby had …


SNL spoofs ‘Black Annie’ and Jamie Foxx
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:59:31 +0000

Last night SNL spoofed the upcoming Annie remake with a ‘Black Annie’ skit featuring the guest host Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan and Jay Pharaoh doing a respectable — if not funny — impression of Jamie Foxx as Daddy Warbucks


“Criminal Casanova” has conned women across the US
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:04:25 +0000

Broward County, FL — Deputies call him the “criminal Casanova.” Trevor Thornton has conned women across the country, from Georgia to South Carolina to Virginia and even California.  His latest victim, Charmaine Pierre Louis, lost $14,000 when Thornton stole …


Marion Barry dead at 78
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:45:22 +0000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms …


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