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WATCH: Basketball Player Gets Surprise Scholarship

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

Want to see what practicing hard and not giving up can accomplish? Watch this viral video of James Montgomery III receiving a surprise basketball scho...

'CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story' Makes Primetime History

Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

Last night’s premiere of TLC’s highly anticipated VH1 biopic, “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” netted this year’s highest rated cable origina...

Jackson Jury Ends Deliberations

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.28.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- A jury deciding a negligence lawsuit filed against a concert promoter after the death of Michael Jackson has recessed for a long weeken...

Lawyer: Michael Jackson Died From Bad Choices

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson died because of his own bad choices involving the drug that killed him and the doctor who provided it, not because of a...

Jackson's Promoter, Doctor Accused Of Seeking Payday

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.24.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson's family on Tuesday portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson's doctor...

Jurors Hear Legal Instructions In Jackson-AEG Case

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.23.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Jurors in a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's mother against concert giant AEG Live LLC heard legal instructions Mond...

What If Michael Jackson Was Still Alive?

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.23.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- If Michael Jackson were still alive today, he would have just celebrated his 55th birthday and the world would know the outcome of his ...

Lil Wayne Affiliate Arraigned On Sexual Battery Charges

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Rapper Mack Maine has been formally arraigned on felony sexual battery and aggravated assault and battery charges in Oklahoma. Defen...

AEG Live Rests Their Defense

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.19.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Lawyers for concert promoter AEG Live LLC rested their defense Wednesday with testimony from a longtime friend and doctor of Michael Ja...

FIRST LOOK: Marvin Gaye's 'Sexual Healing' Biopic

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Despite controversy surrounding the development of Marvin Gaye’s forthcoming biopic, “Sexual Healing,” today a four minute teaser has surfaced o...

The New 'Queen' Of Daytime Television?

Posted 09.20.2013 | Black Voices

Queen Latifah’s highly anticipated return to network television yesterday has resulted in the highest ratings among this season’s new daytime show...

Michael Jackson Trial Nears Its End

AP | Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother and concert giant AEG ...

Choir To Voice The Words Of Birmingham's 'Unsung'

AP | ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

-- Seeking inspiration for a musical commission to mark the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, composer Yotam Haber turned t...

Mister Cee: 'I Have Gotten Fellatio From Transvestites'

Posted 09.18.2013 | Black Voices

Following his abrupt resignation from New York’s Hot 97 radio station yesterday, DJ Mister Cee broke his silence this morning during an exclusive in...

Steve Harvey Aims To Set World Record

Posted 09.16.2013 | Black Voices

After a successful debut season, comedian and two-time New York Times best-seller Steve Harvey is set to return with his national-syndicated daytime s...

Jermaine Spradley

George Zimmerman Smashed iPad That Recorded Confrontation, Wife Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 09.11.2013 | Black Voices

Shellie Zimmerman claims her estranged husband, George Zimmerman, broke into pieces an iPad she used to record video of their confrontation Monday aft...

Shellie Zimmerman Will NOT Press Charges

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 11.10.2013 | Black Voices

LAKE MARY, Fla. — Police investigating a domestic dispute between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife said Tuesday they were confident they ...

Jermaine Spradley

Police Chief: Shellie Zimmerman Unlikely To Press Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices

Shellie Zimmerman will most likely not press charges against husband George Zimmerman, Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell told The Huffington Post...

If This Is A 'Protest,' It's Pretty Offensive

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.06.2013 | Black Voices

A Colorado lawmaker found herself in hot water after allegations that she brought fried chicken to a hearing on poverty as a "silent protest" against ...

Tyler Blesses T.D. Jakes

Posted 09.09.2013 | Black Voices

This past weekend, Bishop T.D. Jakes brought his MegaFest inspirational event to Dallas which included various events featuring Oprah Winfrey, Steve H...

Mandela Hospital Update

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | Black Voices

JOHANNESBURG — The office of South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized in a critical but stable condition. The statemen...

Usher, M.I.A.?

Hip Hop Enquirer | Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

Just weeks ago, Singer Usher Raymond and his ex-wife Tameka Raymond faced off in an emergency custody hearing involving the near drowning accident of ...

George Zimmerman's Wife Pleads Guilty

Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

Although ultimately unable to secure a conviction against George Zimmerman, Florida prosecutors successfully convinced his wife to plead guilty to per...

Did You Know These March On Washington Facts?

Posted 08.24.2013 | Black Voices

August 28, 1963 marked a pivotal moment in our nation’s history as the March on Washington took place in Washington D.C. Dubbed the “the greatest ...

Oprah Celebrates 'Butler' Success

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- When "Beloved" starring Oprah Winfrey fell flat at the box office in 1998, Winfrey drowned her sorrows in macaroni and cheese. She fou...