Universal Pictures is casting black girls for its film Straight Outta Compton, a biopic which documents the rise of rap supergroup N.W.A.
The casting call by Sande Allesi Casting, which reflects the target audience of the movie, grades the women by skin color and whether they wear weave and extensions. “Fine” LSLH women (light skinned with long hair) are graded A/B, while dark skinned women who wear hair weave are graded C/D. Naturally the weave wearers are outraged by the degrading implications of the casting call.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis‘ childhood home is on the market for a modest $44 million. Hedge fund manager David Ganek just listed the 2-story apartment at 740 Park Avenue where Jackie spent her youth from ages 2 through seven.
If you happen to have an extra $44 million laying around your bank vault, there’s a few things you should know before you call your broker. No mortgages are allowed in the world’s richest building. Come with cash or don’t come at all. And by “cash,” they mean assets of $100 million liquid. You must also be approved in a vetting process by board members who won’t even show up if they’ve never heard of you. And maintenance fees in this 19-story building of 31 units exceeds $50K a month.
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Black Chicagoans took to the streets Friday to protest the Obama Administration for funding the exodus of illegal immigrants from Mexico and Honduras while ignoring the plight of poor blacks in Chicago.
After forcing their most loyal fans to trek all over yonder to see them perform live, Outkast will finally perform a concert in their native Atlanta.
Miami-Dade police have concluded there is insufficient evidence to charge NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with rape.
According to a memo obtained by The NY Post, Kaepernick’s female accuser ranted and raved hysterically about the devil the night police responded to a 911 call at a Miami hotel.
Celebrity Couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker Discuss Childhood Health and Wellness On Episode 6 Of “exhale”
Malinda Williams, co-host of “exhale” sat down with two of this week’s special guests, Hollywood couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, to talk about protecting the future of the black community – our children. They share their personal perspectives, as well as important information about the myths and realities of raising a healthy child – including facts about nutrition, sex education, bullying and caring for a child with special needs.
Music producer Pharrell williams has found a new way to draw negative attention to himself. He swapped his ridiculous designer mountie hat for a traditional Indian headdress — and Native American Indians are not pleased with his fashion faux pas.