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And That's How I Beat Shaq ... At A Game Of Mind Control

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal showed up to work at 5 a.m. today, I’m told as I waltz into New York’s Chelsea Market roughly six hours later. Shaq is here to promote Oreos and we’re testing out a “mind reading Oreo” technology game. He didn’t...Show More Summary

Trevor Noah: 2016 Is ‘The First Year That Just Refused To Stop’

We’re nearly three months into 2017, but Trevor Noah says the “shitty” year of 2016 “just never ended.” In an interview with Mashable to promote his new Netflix comedy special “Afraid Of The Dark,” the “Daily Show” host jokingly dubbed...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Torn Over Whether Constitution Should Apply To Cross-Border Shootings

WASHINGTON ? As the administration of President Donald Trump readies a new crackdown on undocumented immigrants, the Supreme Court on Tuesday weighed a difficult case that could open federal courts to Mexican nationals whose family members are killed at the border by U.S. Show More Summary

16 Little-Known Facts About The Legendary Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was one phenomenal woman. Angelou rose to fame during a tumultuous time in America’s racial history. She broke barriers for black women through her legendary contributions to art and culture. Now, a new documentary is airing...Show More Summary

The Live-Action 'Beauty And The Beast' Is Even Better With Eddie Murphy

The “Beverly Hills Cop” himself is on the case of the upcoming live-action “Beauty and the Beast,” set for release March 17. Watch Eddie Murphy and his many characters invade a trailer for the Disney screen musical, courtesy of YouTube...Show More Summary

Jordan Peele's Barack Obama Impression Is Now Drunk And Angry At Donald Trump

Throughout the years Barack Obama was in power, Jordan Peele’s impression of the president emerged as the most recognizable, only rivaled by Jay Pharoah’s take on “Saturday Night Live.” During the comedian’s appearance on Seth Meyer’s...Show More Summary

Rush Limbaugh: Barack Obama 'Got Everything He Wanted' Because He's Black

Right-wing talk-show host Rush Limbaugh claims any legislative success President Barack Obama enjoyed during his first year in office was because of the color of his skin. “You have the first African-American president. You have everybody...Show More Summary

New Dads Get A Little Too Competitive Over Their Kids' Achievements

It’s no secret that parents can get competitive about their kids’ achievements. Dad vlogger La Guardia Cross showed what happens when that sense of competition gets out of hand. In his “Daddy vs. Daddy” comedy video, Cross and his friend...Show More Summary

2-Year-Old Killed In Chicago Shooting Streamed On Facebook Live

A 2-year-old boy and 26-year-old man are dead and a pregnant woman is injured after a gunman opened fire on their car in the Lawndale area of Chicago on Tuesday, according to The Chicago Tribune. The woman was filming the trio on Facebook Live when the shooting occurred. The video begins with the woman singing and dancing with the man in the car. Show More Summary

Notorious B.I.G.'s Mom Is Making A Documentary About Him

An authorized Notorious B.I.G. documentary is finally in the works. Announced on Monday during the Berlin International Film Festival, “Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance” will be directed by Emmett Malloy and Brendan Malloy, and be produced...Show More Summary

The Song That Was Playing When Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Conceived

Lin-Manuel Miranda was not afraid, not at all petrified, to reveal the classic song he was conceived to while on The Ellen Show this week. On Monday, the “Hamilton” creator told host Ellen DeGeneres the story of how he found out he’d...Show More Summary

Santana Says Beyoncé Lost Album Of The Year Because She's 'Not A Singer'

At Sunday night’s Grammy Awards ceremony, Adele took home the award for Album of the Year, beating out Beyoncé for the top prize. The Beyhive wasn’t impressed, nor was Adele herself, who thought Beyoncé deserved the award. Carlos Santana,...Show More Summary

YouTube Star PewDiePie's Anti-Semitic Videos Lost Him A Disney Partnership

PewDiePie, YouTube’s most popular streamer, is apparently just now learning that all hate speech is hate speech. Disney’s Maker Studio severed ties with PewDiePie ? whose real name is Felix Kjellberg ? on Monday, after he live-streamed...Show More Summary

Singer Honors Whitney Houston With Spanglish Version Of 'I Will Always Love You'

It’s been five years since we lost Whitney Houston, but one Latina singer will never forget what the icon did for women of color in the industry. Karen Rodriguez, who is a former “American Idol” contestant, shared her Spanglish version of “I Will Always Love You” on Feb. Show More Summary

Beyoncé's 2nd Grammys Dress Really Showed Off Her Baby Bump

If, like us, you tuned in to the Grammys Sunday night with the sole intention of swooning over pregnant Beyoncé for three hours, you were not disappointed. After the religious experience that was her performance, our queen changed into...Show More Summary

Look to the Rainbow: Remembering Al Jarreau

Look to the Rainbow: Remembering Al Jarreau by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) I suspect for much of the mainstream, there are two moments for which Al Jarreau’s music most resonates: the theme to Moonlighting,...Show More Summary

Someone Added Barack Obama To An NBA Video Game And It's Amazing

Basketball-loving Barack Obama has more game than ever. Now that he’s unencumbered by the presidency, one YouTube user has envisioned the ex-baller-in-chief as a dunking, dabbing superstar in the NBA 2K17 video game. And of course he...Show More Summary

If Adele's 'Hello' Was About Calling Congress

Social action organization Global Citizen somehow just made Adele’s hit song “Hello” even better. In a new video published Thursday morning, Global Citizen re-imagines Adele’s “Hello” as a call to Congress to protest President Trump’s executive orders. Show More Summary

Ad Imagines A World Where We Treat Female Scientists Like Celebrities

What if we treated female scientists the way we treated famous actors, TV personalities and models? That’s the question General Electric (GE) asks in a new spot celebrating women in science. The video, which was published Wednesday morning, imagines the first woman to win the National Medal of Science in Engineering, Millie Dresselhaus a.k.a. Show More Summary

Here's Who Lin-Manuel Miranda Would Cast In The 'In The Heights' Movie

At this point, Lin-Manuel Miranda is a household name. But years before he gained worldwide acclaim for “Hamilton: The Musical,” Miranda was surrounded by buzz as his first show, “In the Heights,” debuted off-Broadway on Feb. 8, 2007. Yes,...Show More Summary

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