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Cedric the Entertainer talks Kings of Comedy Reunion, Album Release and New Hit Show

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 08.10.2012 | Celebrity
Tanya Young Williams

Cedric the Entertainer, born Cedric Antonio Kyles, has patiently waited for the project that felt right in his gut and soul. Soul Man is a spin-off from Betty White's TV Land's show Hot in Cleveland, where Cedric's character, Reverend Boyle was introduced.

Rates Of This Disease Much Higher Than Previously Thought: What Is It?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

While it isn't nearly as recognizable as its cancerous kin, the lung disease sarcoidosis has become increasingly prevalent in recent years, a new stud...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Did you know, April is National Sarcoidosis Month? You might ask what or who is sarcoidosis and how do you pronounce it?

15 Most Hilarious Author Quotes

Andy Borowitz | Posted 10.26.2011 | Books
Andy Borowitz

While editing my new book, The 50 Funniest American Writers: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to the Onion, I made a discovery: "If Mark Twain had had Twitter, he would have been amazing at it. But he probably wouldn't have gotten around to writing Huckleberry Finn."

Brennan Williams

Anthony Anderson Talks: Diabetes Initiative, Bernie Mac Tribute, 'Scary Movie 5' & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.11.2011 | Black Voices

Overcoming the challenges that come with diabetes is a common adversity in the African-American community. According to the American Diabetes Associat...

Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, and ...

WATCH: The Club That Launched Some Of Your Favorite Black Comedians

Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy

Before they were household names, where did Jamie Foxx, Bernie Mac & Dave Chappelle call home when they were in Chicago? A now non-existent club calle...

An Inside Look At Popular Black Comedians

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices

Being funny comes as a natural gift for man – but only the really talented (and really daring) ones have answered the call to make the masses laugh ...

Memorable Moments from the NAACP Image Awards

Vic Bulluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vic Bulluck

2011-03-02-mj.jpgThe NAACP Image Awards is the nation's premier multi-cultural awards show celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color.

Pneumonia's Final Verse

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

A quick Google News search this morning using the term "pneumonia" brought up a bunch of stories. Most of them were about Canadian folk singer Bruce C...

Bernie Mac's Wife SUES Chicago Doctor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The wife of late comedian Bernie Mac filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against Mac's longtime Chicago doctor. The Chicago Sun-Times reports t...

Jon Stewart's Funniest Guests: The Best Comic Moments From The "Daily Show" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Andy Samberg, Joy Behar, Eddie Izzard, Denis Leary, Andy Richter, Bernie Mac, Craig Ferguson, Norm McDonald, Mike Myers, Laura Kightlinger, Dave Chapp...

MSNBC Confuses Bernie Mac And Bernie Madoff (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

As it was announced today that prosecutors will be seeking $170 Billion from Bernie Madoff, who is expected to plead guilty to 11 criminal counts ...

Dead Folks

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

It's time to say goodbye to my many fellow celebrities who have foolishly neglected to survive this past year.

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Read More: Stuart Bowden, Ted Stevens, Jesse Jackson Jr, Ron Paul, Guantanamo, Al Franken, Best Government Dollar Spent, 50 State Strategy, Mccain, Primary Schedule, Awards, China, Worst Political Theater, Drill Baby Drill, Sarah Palin, Most Overreported Story, Andrew Cuomo, First Cat, Howard Dean, Socks the Cat, 2008, Bailout, Sofa, Condoleezza Rice, Katie Couric, Worst Political Scandal, John Edwards, Status of Forces, Sorry to See You Go, Health Care, Aids, Global Warming, Gravel, Election 2008 Coverage, Alaska, Bobby Jindal, Thomas Tamm, Reconstruction, Joe the Plumber, Tony Snow, Bernanke, Democrat, Letterman, Socks Clinton, Most Underrated, Democrats, Barack Obama, Best Idea, Predictions, George Carlin, 15 Minutes of Fame, Honorable Mention, Michigan, Hybrid, Wiretapping, Fred Thompson, Hillary Clinton, Executive Experience, Maliki, Caribou Barbie, Best Spin, Stuart Bowen, Destined for Political Oblivion, Kucinich, Jesse Helms, Private Jet, Beijing, Truth Commission, Going Green, Iraq, Most Overrated, Isaac Hayes, Spitzer, Caroline Kennedy, Bush, Wright, Blagojevich, Paulson, Bo Diddley, Mclaughlin, Unemployment, Inauguration, Destined for Political Stardom, Biggest Government Waste, Snl, Florida, Socks, Primary, Africa, Whistleblower, Best Political Theater, Most Underreported Story, Boldest Political Tactic, Castro, David Plouffe, Jeremiah Wright, Olympics, Harvey Korman, Beau Biden, Bernie Mac, Free Speech Zone, Wall Street, Chris Weigant, Oil, Most Honest Person, Socialism, Michael Crichton, Arthur C. Clarke, Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey, Worst Idea, David Letterman, Tamm, Wurzelbacher, Politics News
Chris Weigant

Love her or hate her, you have to admit that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin for the Republican ticket this year was without any doubt the boldest political tactic of the year.

Thinking About the Mac Man

Mary Battiata | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mary Battiata

A week and a half after Bernie Mac's death, days after the world has moved on to the Olympics and South Ossetia, I'm still coming to grips with his loss.

Thousands Pay Respects To Bernie Mac

AP | DANIEL J. YOVICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CHICAGO (AP) _ As Cedric the Entertainer scanned the crowd of more than 6,000 gathered on Chicago's South Side to remember Bernie Mac on Saturday, he ...

Thousands Mourn Bernie Mac In Chicago Memorial Service

AP | DANIEL J. YOVICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — As Cedric the Entertainer scanned the crowd of more than 6,000 gathered on Chicago's South Side to remember Bernie Mac on Saturday, he...

Bernie Mac's Teacher Remembers His Student

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

David McGrath, Bernie Mac's freshman English teacher at Vocational High School, remembered the "tall, skinny kid" then known as Bernard Jeffrey McCull...

Bernie Mac Dies At 50

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Bernie Mac blended style, authority and a touch of self-aware bluster to make audiences laugh as well as connect with him. For Mac, who died Saturday ...

Bernie Mac Hospitalized With Pneumonia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CHICAGO — Bernie Mac is in a Chicago hospital with pneumonia. His publicist, Danica Smith, says in a statement that the 50-year-old comedian is...

Fed Regulators Explore New Territory

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

IndyMac Bank's assets were seized by federal regulators on Friday after the mortgage lender succumbed to the pressure of tighter credit, tumbling home prices and rising foreclosures

A Joke About Menopause at a Barack Fundraiser? That'll Go Over Big With The Hillraisers

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

Bernie Mac called Obama "a man's man." When women hear that phrase they usually don't jump up and down with joy and approval. Obama seemed to rebuke the comedian, but not really.

Bernie Mac Makes Off-Color Joke At Obama Event

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CHICAGO (AP) _ Comedian Bernie Mac endured some heckling and a campaign rebuke during a surprise appearance Friday night at a fundraiser for Democrati...