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Vanessa Williams reveals in the new issue of People magazine that she was sexually abused as a child by the 18 -year- old daughter while she was staying with family friends. She is sharing details of the abuse in her forthcoming book, You Have No Idea.” Read the fully story on wonderwall here on

Shonda Rhimes new ABC drama series, “Scandal” premiered last night with Kerry Washington  as the head of a fictitious crisis management firm headed by her character Olivia Pope. Olivia Pope is a strong, smart, accomplished, beautiful, flawed attorney who handles scandals in the making with a staff of researchers, investigators and other talented lawyers. Columbus […]

Whether it’s a rumor or not, we keep hearing the same stories about Bobbi Kristina, Whitney Houston’s daughter and the failed attempts to send her to rehab- but she’s says “no, no,no”. Here is the latest information on the family’s recent attempt at an intervention: read more here

A trailer for the upcoming film Sparkle was released yesterday. It’s getting extra attention, of course, because it is Whitney Houston‘s last on-screen appearance. The movie is about a girl, named Sparkle, and her sisters form an all-girl singing group, following in the musical footsteps of their mother. “Whitney loved this movie very much. This […]

Will Lamar Hurd become ABC’ telvision’s new bachelor? After 16 years- is that even possible- the show is considering a huge move toward diversity. The Grio has an in-depth interview with Mr. Hurd and you can read it here:

  The Obama girls and The First Lady attended this year’s Kid’s Choice Awards and presented Taylor Swift with an award for her community work.  Rumor has it The First Lady might have been slimed. Read the complete story here

The latest celebrity spotted sporting a hoodie in support of Trayvon Martin.  Thank you Prince!

Have you heard about the novel ” The Hunger Games’? The book turned into a novel made $155 million dollars in it’s first week end release.  Wait. For. It. The Hunger Games is a young adult novel written by Suzanne Collins.  It is written in the voice sixteen-year-old Katniss Evergreen  who lives in a post- apocalyptic  world in the country […]

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UPDATED — 2/1/2012: The death of Don Cornelius, reported today, is an opportunity to reflect on his legacy. Last year marked the 40th anniversary of his iconic TV series, Soul Train, the brainchild of the legendary executive producer and host. In the past two years, there’s been a VH-1 documentary, a dance party at New […]

We always knew Jamie Foxx had a few dance moves. But he’s never let on that he could dance so well in his briefs! SEE ALSO: Need A Passport Photo? There’s An App For That! Listen To Destiny’s Child & Beyonce’s Hometown Playlist! What’s Drake’s Favorite Vacation Destination? TMZ says they unearthed a home video […]

Recently, I was asked to promote National HIV Testing Day (June 27th) and came across the startling statistics regarding Black women. So of course, I got to thinking: Why are our numbers continuously rising when the overall numbers of those infected have remained somewhat steady, if not declining? And despite what most people would have […]

The mission was to get Osama Bin Laden for ten years and the efforts were redoubled when President Obama instructed NAVY SEALs he wanted Osama delivered dead. But many people don’t know what NAVY SEALs are or what they do. U.S. attack helicopters crossed from Afghanistan into Pakistan on Sunday and inserted an elite Navy […]