nia long

Actress Nia Long graces the cover of the April/May issue of UPTOWN magazine. Long is best known for her roles in urban/hood movies such as Boyz n the Hood, Love Jones, Friday and The Best Man.

At 45, the sexy actress says she’s done playing roles that limits her growth as an actress.

“I’m a woman over 40, so thank God I’m working,” she told UPTOWN. “I’m not trying to be an ingénue anymore. I wouldn’t want those opportunities because then that would just mean that I haven’t grown.”

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prince hiv aids

The world continues to mourn megastar Prince Rogers Nelson who died at age 57 in an elevator at his 66,000 sq ft Paisley Park residence near Minneapolis last Thursday.

Insiders confirm the pop icon was diagnosed with “full blown AIDS” in the months before he died.

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Laremy Tunsil

Laremy Tunsil, a star offensive tackle from Ole Miss, was expected to be a top 5 pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday. He was in attendance at the NFL draft in Chicago when a video of him smoking a marijuana bong suddenly appeared on his Twitter account.

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Prince waves goodbye at the 2014 French Open

Pop icon Prince Rogers Nelson reportedly committed suicide inside the elevator of his sprawling 65,000 square foot Paisley Park complex.

The 57-year-old singer was found dead inside the elevator of his $10 million complex which houses a state-of-the-art recording studio and concert hall.

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mark zuckerberg

It cost American taxpayers $1.4 billion to protect President Barack Obama and his family in 2015. It will cost nearly that to protect Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the next decade.

Fortune.com reports Facebook paid $4.3 million to a security force to protect Zuckerberg in 2015. The social networking giant has already shelled out millions more in 2016.

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tisha campbell and duane martin

A bankruptcy trustee is accusing actors Tisha Campbell-Martin, 47, and Duane Martin, 50, of hiding their assets.

The Martins filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in January, claiming substantial debts of over $15 million and assets of only $313,000.

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women register for draft

Remember the days when only men ages 18-25 were forced to register for the military draft? Women could join the military on a voluntary basis. They weren’t required to enlist. Well, those days are over.

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee quietly approved a measure requiring all women ages 18-25 begin registering for the military draft in case a war breaks out.

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