Robert Johnson

BET founder Bob Johnson says President Trump’s economy is bringing black people back into the workforce. In an appearance on CNBC‘s “Sqauwk Box” on Friday, Johnson praised Trump’s efforts in growing the U.S. economy and improving the business environment through his tax reform bill.

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Big Sean is a businessman now. The 29-year-old rapper attended his PUMA x Big Sean Collection Launch at Goya Studios on Monday in Los Angeles. On hand to support her man was singer Jhene Aiko, who recently chastised her social media followers for falling for her online PR stunt to promote this event.

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Tina Lawson

La La Anthony always thinks of everything! The New York socialite launched a line of jeans for older ladies. The new line of jeans are targeted toward classy women of a certain age (50 and older) who are lucky enough to still have our curves.

Beyonce‘s mother Tina Lawson, 64, happily modeled her La La Anthony jeans in a video posted on her Instagram.com page.

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Tracee Ellis Ross
 
Tracee Ellis Ross has denied a report alleging she threatened to cut back her Black-ish TV appearances if she didn’t get a pay raise equal to co-star Anthony Anderson‘s substantial salary. Tracee reportedly earns $80K per episode wile Anderson takes home $100K per episode.

The Hollywood Reporter claimed on Friday, that the 45-year-old actress was earning considerably less than her 47-year-old male co-star and she planned to cut back her appearances on the hit ABC sitcom if her salary wasn’t commensurate with Anderson’s.

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Lowell Hawthorne

A Jamaican-born entrepreneur who built an empire around beef patties shot himself to death in his Bronx, NY factory around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne, 57, killed himself after the feds informed him that he was being investigated for evading millions of dollars in income taxes, The NY Post reports.

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