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Terrell Tilford Broadens His Professional Scope

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Written by  Iya Bakare Friday, 30 March 2012 01:15

As the newest addition to VH1’s hit show Single Ladies, Terrell Tilford brings his talent, along with more excitement and suspense to the scene. With the season premiere of season two set to air on May 28, viewers may wonder if the prime time drama series could take any more intensity after the show’s first powerful season and cliffhanger finale. The L.A.-native couldn’t divulge details, but said he and the show created a great match for his character and what he will bring to the mix.

Getting to Know The Hunger Games Latarsha Rose

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Written by  Ebony L. Morman Friday, 02 March 2012 18:06

At a time when quality movies are few and far between, it seems directors and writers alike score big when they adapt movies from best-sellers, especially those with “wacky” story lines or futuristic settings. In a few short weeks, avid readers and fans of Suzanne Collin’s The Hunger Games get to see the written word transform into color on the big screen.

“It’s very easy in February, during Black History Month, to recycle the same names year after year, but there are plenty of people who have stood on the shoulders of the forerunners, and they are making history,” says Bobbie Steele, former commissioner of Chicago’s Cook County.

Demetria Lucas: A “Belle in Brooklyn”

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Written by  Frances Moffett Monday, 09 January 2012 04:13

Demetria Lucas––a.k.a. Belle a.k.a the Black Carrie Bradshaw, a.k.a. one of the top bloggers you should know––has taken the black female dating experience to a whole new level. Her personal blog, A Belle in Brooklyn, took off after she created it in 2007, drawing black women in with her anecdotes of being a single and dating African American woman in the professional space. As a former relationships editor and dating columnist at Essence magazine and book editor for Harlequin and BET Books, she gained her foothold on the game of relationships. Now, Lucas, a life and relationship coach, pens the weekly “Ask Demetria” column for The Root and writes the daily “Real Talk” column for Vibe Vixen, Uptown and Essence’s websites. And her book, “A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life,” is making single black women everywhere reevaluate their outlook.

Jackie Christie: More than a Basketball Wife

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Written by  Frances Moffett Monday, 09 January 2012 04:05

You may know Jackie Christie as one of the infamous wives of the hit VH1 reality series, “Basketball Wives L.A.,” but that’s not all she has in her repertoire. Known as one of the more outspoken and “passionate” women in the “BBW” crew, the wife of retired NBA baller Doug Christie has more up her sleeve, including a new book, a clothing line, a new media venture and work with her Infinite Love Foundation. She spoke with GlossMagazineOnline about her upcoming relationship guide, Sexual Relations: A His and Her Guide to Finding Greater Intimacy, how it felt being in the cast of “BBW” and her opinion of black women’s portrayal on reality TV.

Television plays such a huge part in the majority of people’s lives. If we’re not in front of the TV during “primetime,” I would bet my life that we will catch our shows at a later date, whether online or on TV, courtesy of DVR. So, what has us so addicted to the “tube”? Some may argue that it’s reality TV that has taken over, but I still contend that sitcoms, dramas, and shows of the sort still reign supreme, primarily because they keep us guessing and asking the age old question: does art imitate life or does life imitate art?

Coby Bell: At the Top of His Game

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Written by  Tiffani Alexander Thursday, 10 November 2011 00:40

If you’re a fan of BET’s “The Game,” you were probably doing the “dip and pitts” along side Jason last season when the network brought the much-loved sitcom back to life after it’s CW cancellation. On the other hand, if you regularly tune into USA Network’s “Burn Notice,” then you’re likely used to seeing Jesse Potter blow up a thing or two –– on occasion. Who is the man behind these two very different characters? In real life, he’s Coby Bell: a husband and father of four who loves acting, and making people laugh.

Syleena Johnson: New Album, New Sound

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Written by  Dana Weems Monday, 07 November 2011 05:03

Fun, positive, energetic, funky and forward are the words Syleena Johnson uses to describe her new album, Chapter 5: Underrated.