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Reverend Al Sharpton Leading Kanye West Boycott

U.S. civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton is leading a boycott against Kanye West, after the rapper declared he had "reclaimed" the Confederate flag from racists, and emblazoned the symbol on his tour merchandise.The Stronger...

Civil Rights Activists Furious Over Django Unchained Action Figures

Activists at Reverend Al Sharpton's American civil rights group have called for a national boycott of "highly offensive" action figures based on Quentin Tarantino's new movie Django Unchained.The Western, which stars Jamie Foxx and Leonardo...

Beyonce Knowles And Chris Brown Triumph At Bet Awards

Beyonce Knowles and Chris Brown won top honours at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards last night (01.07.12).'Love on Top' singer Beyonce was named Best Female R&B artist, while Chris took home the parallel award...

Aretha Franklin Reveals New Clive Davis Album At 70th Birthday Bash

Aretha Franklin was in fine spirits as she celebrated her 70th birthday among family and friends, and chose the occasion to announce that she'd be recording once again with old pal Clive Davis on her...

Aretha Franklin Announces New Album At 70th Birthday Party

Aretha Franklin has announced that she plans to record a new album. The Queen of Soul was speaking at her 70th birthday party in New York when she revealed the plans. A number of stars...

Al Sharpton Calls For Houston National Prayer

U.S. civil rights leader-turned-political pundit Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for all Americans to remember Whitney Houston in their prayers on Sunday (12Feb12).Sharpton, who presided over Etta James' funeral last month (Jan12), will call for...

Christina Aguilera Among The Performers At Etta James Memorial Service

Christina Aguilera was among those who bade a tearful farewell to the legendary singer Etta James at a quickly organised memorial service following the star's death aged 73 last week. Others who appeared or had...

Christina Aguilera Performs At Etta James' Funeral

Christina Aguilera and Stevie Wonder were among the stars who paid their respects at Etta James' funeral on Saturday (28.01.12).Christina performed the legendary jazz singer's trademark song 'At Last' at the service, which was held...

Is Sharpton's Msnbc Show A Pay-back?

Veteran investigative journalist Wayne Barrett, now with, has implied that the Rev. Al Sharpton is being rewarded with his own show on MSNBC for signing a "pivotal agreement" backing Comcast's takeover of NBC and...

Cadbury Apologizes To Naomi Campbell

An advertisement by the British candy manufacturer Cadbury that drew the wrath of black supermodel Naomi Campbell has been withdrawn and Cadbury has apologized after the matter went international thanks to the intervention by civil...

Mariah Carey Provides Clue To Baby Names

Mariah Carey, the 41-year-old American singer who gave birth to twins over the weekend, has provided a clue to the names of the babies, reports Yahoo News. Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon welcomed...

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