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The Oldest Casinos In The World

The Oldest Casinos In The World

Casino of Palencia, Castilla Leon, SpainUnlike online casinos, gambling has been around for decades. As a matter of fact, the simple fact of placing a bet for higher stakes is an idea which has appealed to people throughout history. But what about land-based casinos? Indeed, if gambling …

Jessica Williams Is Getting Her Own Showtime Comedy

Jessica Williams Is Getting Her Own Showtime Comedy

After appearing on the Daily Show  as a correspondent, and her podcast with Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams is heading to show time. Williams is set to star in a new series for the network as black science fiction writer who comes in to her own in Brooklyn, Deadline reports.  It’s been a busy year so far for…

The Rise Of Women Gamers

The Rise Of Women Gamers

It seems fair to say that certain activates are often more appealing to a certain gender. For example, many women would throw at the idea of spending a day at the soccer followed by getting drunk at the bar. On other hand, the average male wouldn’t necessarily imagine a day out shopping followed by spa treatments as the perfect activity to enjoy. However, gaming is one such activity that has evolved immensely over the last decade. Once upon a time it was something that adults rarely got involved with…

Feeling Threatened By Cricket? See It As An Opportunity Instead!

Feeling Threatened By Cricket? See It As An Opportunity Instead!

For anyone who’s married to or going out with a cricket fan, the most intense period of cricket watching is over for now – for a year or so. However, that doesn’t mean cricket fades out of view completely; there are still the international tours and matches against visiting international teams …

5 Amazing Women Who Won the Lottery

5 Amazing Women Who Won the Lottery

Lottery winners get more than just a paycheck. For weeks after they’ve won these lucky individuals dominate the spotlight and the national news. You’ve probably come across some rather amazing stories about lottery winners spending their newfound wealth in eccentric ways. While some winners go on to live a life they’ve always dreamed of, buying property and traveling around the world, others prefer spending it in more socially-conscious and charitable ways. Here are five amazing women who won the lottery and decided to spend it all for the greater good: 1. Sheelah Ryan Sheelah Ryan won the…

Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe Calls Out Chanel for Racial Profiling

Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe Calls Out Chanel for Racial Profiling

A post shared by Gabby Sidibe (@gabby3shabby) on Apr 3, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT Actress Gabourey Sidibe recently penned an op-ed piece on Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter about being racially profiled aka “shopping while Black” at Chanel. The 34-year-old Empire and American Horror Story star wrote: “She gave me the name of a discount frames dealer. I had been at her display for less than a minute, and she was literally directing me to another store.” Gabby explains …

Miley Cyrus Responds to Backlash Over Hip-Hop Remarks

Miley Cyrus Responds to Backlash Over Hip-Hop Remarks

Instagram Miley Cyrus has responded to the backlash that followed her remarks about the current state of hip-hop. In an interview with Billboard, Cyrus said she likes Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” “because it’s not ‘Come sit on my dick, suck on my cock.’ I can’t listen to that anymore. That’s what pushed me out of the hip-hop scene a little. It was too much ‘Lamborghini, got my Rolex, got a girl on my cock’ – I am…

5 Ways to Get Rich Online

5 Ways to Get Rich Online

Image source: Pexels.comThere are several reasons that would make an individual think of working online. It might be that you are sick and tired of the generic employment process that comes with commuting and controlling the atmosphere of work. You might be among those that need this change …

How Technology is Currently Changing the Entertainment Industry

How Technology is Currently Changing the Entertainment Industry

Image source: Pixabay.comThe impact of technology has been profound in almost every walk of life. Apart from making our life easier with several inventions, technology has also assisted in improving the quality of life. The entertainment industry has been one of the key benefactors of technology. The massive progress made in several facets of the entertainment industry has purely been down to technology. Here are some of the ways the entertainment industry has been impacted by technology: Changing the World of Movies The film industry happens to be incredibly popular around the…

The Lion King Remake Wants Beyoncé To Voice Nala

The Lion King Remake Wants Beyoncé To Voice Nala

Beyoncé is currently the top choice for the voice of Nala in The Lion King remake, according to Variety. The classic childhood tale is being reimagined by Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau, with Donald Glover already slated to play Simba and James Earl Jones reprising his role from the original cartoon film as Mufasa. I just can’t wait to be king. #Simba pic.twitter.com/wUYKixMBJI — Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) February 18, 2017 Looking forward to working with this legend. #Mufasa pic….

Azealia Bank Avoids Jail Time in Breast Biting Case

Azealia Bank Avoids Jail Time in Breast Biting Case

Instagram In 2015, rapper Azealia Banks made the news for biting the breast of a security guard at a nightclub. According to the NY Post, Banks cursed out a female bouncer in front of Up & Down nightclub because she did not recognize the rapper. From there, Banks punched the bouncer then bit her breast after the woman removed her from the club. On Wednesday, Banks…

Viola Davis Becomes First Black Actor Win Oscar, Emmy and Tony for Acting

Viola Davis Becomes First Black Actor Win Oscar, Emmy and Tony for Acting

On Sunday night, Viola Davis made history when she became the first black actor to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony for acting. Davis was teary eyed when she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences. “People ask me all the time, what kind of stories do you want to tell, Viola?” she said as she accepted her latest accolade. “And I say, …

Amandla Stenberg Defends Her Nazi Romance Film On Tumblr

Amandla Stenberg Defends Her Nazi Romance Film On Tumblr

Amandla Stenberg’s latest role is a controversial one, to say the least. Where Hands Touch stars the 18 year old Actress as Leyna, the 15-year-old daughter of a white German mother and a black father. She stars alongside George MacKay, who plays Lutz, the son of a prominent SS officer, and a member of the Hitler Youth. The two, according to a statement from Tantrum films, “They fall helplessly in love, putting their…

Tamron Hall’s NBC Departure Prompts NABJ To Lead A Discussion On ‘Whitewashing’ In Broadcast Media

Tamron Hall’s NBC Departure Prompts NABJ To Lead A Discussion On ‘Whitewashing’ In Broadcast Media

The departure of Tamron Hall is leading to a bigger discussion about representation in journalism. Hall decided not to renew her contract with NBC after finding out she would be replaced on the Today show by former Fox News correspondent and Host Megyn Kelly. Today was a good day. Thank y'all for all the love and support. #tamcam @housingworks A video posted by Tamron Hall (@tamronhall) on Feb 2, 2017 at 11:07am PST Hall reportedly walked away from a multimillion dollar deal and is handling the exit in a non-confrontational way but the National Association of Black Journalists …

Tiny Harris Speaks Out About Miss Piggy Comparison

Tiny Harris Speaks Out About Miss Piggy Comparison

Instagram Tiny Harris is speaking out about the comparisons people make between her and Miss Piggy, when it comes to their looks. Harris posted a lengthy video on Instagram and started to respond to comments about looking like Miss Piggy. “Miss Piggy is that b**ch! Imma make a motherf**king shirt and put …

Solange Gives Away 250 Books To Howard Students At A Black Owned DC Bookstore

Solange Gives Away 250 Books To Howard Students At A Black Owned DC Bookstore

The day after her performance at the Peace Ball on Thursday, Solange Knowles stopped by Sankofa Video Books & Cafe, a bookstore on Georgia Avenue to meet with some local fans and purchase 250 books. Washington, D.C.! Following her performance at the Peace Ball, our very own @saintrecords is making a surprise stop at filmmaker Haile Gerima's Sankofa Bookstore and Cafe (2714 Georgia Ave NW) today to buy books for the community. The invitation is open to everyone. Come by today between 4:30-5:45pm to grab…

Mary J. Blige Calls Out Donald Trump

Mary J. Blige Calls Out Donald Trump

Getty/Twitter Mary J. Blige caught a lot of flack when she interviewed Hillary Clinton and started singing Bruce Springsteen’s 41 Shots. But that hasn’t stopped her from speaking out against the current president. During an interview at the Sundance Festival, Blige shared a few words about Donald Trump. “I just really can’t support this. It is what it is. He speaks about women viciously. Just racist,” Blige said. The singer did share thoughts of hope, and …

Spike Lee Decides To Pass On Using Chrisette Michele Music For Netflix Series After Inauguration Performance News

Spike Lee Decides To Pass On Using Chrisette Michele Music For Netflix Series After Inauguration Performance News

Well, it seems like the backlash for Chrisette Michele is going to continue for some time. Spike Lee, after hearing the news that Chrisette will be performing at Trump’s inauguration posted to his IG account to let everyone know he’ll be passing on using her music for his upcoming “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix series. Good Morning Folks. I Wuz Sorry To …

Queen Latifah Reveals She’s Working On A ‘Living Single’ Revival

Queen Latifah Reveals She’s Working On A ‘Living Single’ Revival

Queen Latifah paid a visit to Watch What Happens Live on Thursday and revealed that a reboot of her hit 90’s sitcom Living Single is in the works! “Funny you should ask — we’re actually working on it,” she told host Andy Cohen. “It’s not there…

Watch Cynthia Erivo’s Emotional Final Performance At The Closing Of The Color Purple

Watch Cynthia Erivo’s Emotional Final Performance At The Closing Of The Color Purple

The final curtain call for The Color Purple took place last night at the Bernard B Jacobs Theater in NYC and no one, it seems was more emotional about the end of this magical era than Cynthia Erivo, the show’s leading lady and the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Leading Actress In A Musical. As a special gift to fans…