Michael Brown funeral services

Numerous national media outlets, including Ebony.com, are live streaming the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer on Aug. 9. Watch the live stream after the break.

Thanks to Ebony.com for the live link.

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Beyonce cries

The last 2 months have been an emotional roller coaster for pop singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter. After coming off her own successful world tour, Beyonce and her husband, Jay Z, embarked on a joint national tour together. But instead of celebrating the success of $100 million in ticket sales, the couple has been forced to recruit friends and family to battle vicious rumors that they are divorcing.

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Floyd Mayweather

Over the weekend, one of my loyal readers emailed me audio of Power 105's The Breakfast Club poking fun at boxer Floyd Mayweather's alleged illiteracy. It wasn't easy ignoring the trending topic of 50 Cent's ignorant public humiliation of Mayweather on social media platform Twitter.com. But I managed to ignore it -- until I received emails from loyal readers who gave me a different perspective on the ignorance.

For instance, did you know that nearly half of all black people can't read? The irony is that half of the people who laughed at Mayweather can't read above a 4th grade level themselves.

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Chris Brown Suge Knight

Death Row Records owner and chief instigator Shug Knight was shot multiple times at an unofficial pre-Video Music Awards party hosted by Chris Brown in Los Angeles on Saturday. (The VMA folks were quick to disassociate themselves from Brown's event after the shooting.) Knight -- who at 49 is way too old to be partying in nightclubs -- was reportedly shot at least twice and as many as six times.

Some believe Brown was the intended target of the gunman. According to social media reports, before the shots rang out, Brown stood with his arms outstretched as if he was invincible.

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Chris Brown and Rihanna attend the Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NYC

Pop singer Rihanna practically ignored her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown while sitting court side at Jay Z's Roc Nation Summer Classic Charity Basketball game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn yesterday. Brown did everything he could to attract RiRi's attention, but Rihanna focused all her attention on the true Love of her life, her bestie Melissa Forde. The two women are said to be inseparable these days. Isn't Love grand?

Photos: Paul Martinka, PC, Janet Mayer, Anthony J. Causi for Splash News

Mariah and Nick Cannon split

Multimedia mogul Nick Cannon confirmed rumors that he and wife Mariah Carey, 44, are living separately.

"There is trouble in paradise," the father-of-twins told Yahoo Insider. "We have been living in separate houses for a few months."

Nick and Mariah famously tied the knot in 2008 after only six weeks of dating.

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Roc Nation Charity Basketball Game

Urban artists and pro athletes such as Rihanna, Chris Brown, Fabolous, Future, Ne-Yo, Carmelo Anthony, Robinson Cano, Melanie Fiona, Skylar Diggins, Rockets star James Harden, Yankees star Derek Jeter, former WNBA player Teresa Weatherspoon, former NFL players Terrell Owens and Tiki Barber, DJ Clue, and more attended the Roc Nation Sports Charity basketball game last night in NYC.

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Rihanna goes out to Finale Nightclub in NYC with Cara Delevingne

Pop singer Rihanna, center, arrived at Finale nightclub in NYC where she partied with her rumored lover, rapper Future, who split with fiancée Ciara after she caught him cheating on her. Rihanna was accompanied by her sometime bestie, British model Cara Delevingne. Rihanna wore jean shorts, a sweatshirt and carried an umbrella on a rainy Thursday night.
Photos: North Woods / PC / Splash News

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Omar Slim White

Friend of the blog Omar “slim” White has a solution to the mass murder of young black men by police officers. Mr. White is a Vegan/Health Guru, Philosopher, Human Behavior Expert, and Celebrity Club Promoter based in Atlanta.

Click the link below to read Slim's guest post.

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Iyanla Vanzant

Life therapist Iyanla Vanzant will travel to Ferguson, MO. to film an episode of her popular OWN Network TV series "Iyanla: Fix My Life".

Iyanla will use her life experiences to help the residents of Ferguson cope after 10 nights of civil unrest since an unarmed teenager Michael Brown was gunned down execution-style by a Ferguson police officer.

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Puff Daddy

Influential hip hop mogul Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs was instrumental in helping to bridge the gap between then-Senator Barack Obama and young black voters during the presidential race in 2008.

In an emotional video uploaded to social media yesterday, Mr. Combs requested the president's presence in Ferguson, Mo.

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Karrueche Tran

Socialite and entrepreneur Karrueche Tran hears your criticisms about her on-again, off-again relationship with singer/songwriter Chris Brown. In a social media post, Karrueche struggled to explain what draws her to Chris like a moth to a flame. Some women are excited by the thrill and danger of dating bad boys. Like the women who marry death row inmates who can never consummate their marriage. Sometimes you can't help who you think you love.

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  • Halle Berry goes "wild" for new fragrance.

    Text by Splash News

    "Halle Berry looks "wildly" sexy in this shoot for her new fragrance. The product, Wild Essence Halle Berry, claims to, "capture the sensual essence of a women in nature," and features the X-Men actress in a sheer, black mesh dress against a jungle backdrop. "The essence of a woman is in body and soul and becomes more sensual in nature," said the Oscar-winning actress. Adding: "With my newest fragrance I wanted to go deep into the rainforest where I could capture the primal richness of nature in an effortless scent." The perfume, which includes Sicilian bergamot, "juicy black currant and mandarin zest" with lighter hints of sandalwood bark and white patchouli costs around $28.00 for 30ml. "I love the idea of creating a fragrance that will allow women to connect with nature, through perfume," said Berry, 48. Described as a "sparkling, multi-floral" aroma the adverts appear to be shot in a tropical climate and Berry's skin has a glowing sheen. "The enticing, sexy campaign powerfully captures the sensual connection between Halle and nature, magnetized by the enveloping strength of scent," says the campaign's blurb."

    Photo: Cliff Watts/Splash/Coty

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    Kysha Cameron

    Kysha Cameron made the transition from housewife and mom to a successful business woman and philanthropist. Kysha and other business leaders and entrepreneurs will share the secrets to their success at the Women on the MOVE Summit 2014 at the Riverdale Town Centre on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:00am.

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    Marc Catron

    A Kansas City, Mo. cop is facing an internal review after posting racist statements on Facebook about Mike Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed youth who was gunned down by a Ferguson, Mo. cop.

    Officer Marc Catron posted the wrong photo of Brown which he captioned: "I'm sure young Michael Brown is innocent and just misunderstood. I'm sure he is a pillar of the Ferguson community."

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    Celebrities party at Griffin Nightclub on Monday night in New York City

    Flop singer K. Michelle was seen leaving Griffin Nightclub in New York City after hosting a party there on Monday night. The reality TV personality wore a teal leopard frock over heavily padded underwear. Also attending the party were ex-couple Rihanna and Drake who arrived and left the club separately, and rapper Fat Joe.

    Photos: 247PapsTV / Splash News