Tag Archives: African-American people

21Jan/16

Will Smith also to stay away from Oscars in diversity protest

Actor Will Smith says he will not attend the 2016 Oscar ceremony in protest over the absence of actors of color among the nominees.

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19Jan/16

Spike Lee, Pinkett Smith boycott Oscars, Academy promises more diversity

Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith vow to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony after black actors are shut out of the nominations. The Academy says it needs to do more to promote diversity.

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13Jan/16

Obama touts legacy in last State of the Union

In a wide-ranging speech, U.S. President Barack Obama sets a hopeful tone for 2016 as he touts progress made in two terms.

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03Jan/16

Cosby’s wife must testify in civil case against him:judge

A Massachusetts judge says Bill Cosby’s wife Camille Cosby must testify in a civil case brought against the entertainer by seven women who claimed he defamed them. Continue reading

30Dec/15

Cosby arraigned on charges related to alleged sex assault; bail set at $1 mln

Cosby arrives home after arraignment on charges related to alleged sex assault; bail set at $1 mln.

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21Dec/15

Bill Cosby sues model Beverly Johnson for defamation

Bill Cosby sues model Beverly Johnson, saying she defamed him by accusing him of drugging her.

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19Oct/15

Oprah’s support of Weight Watchers doubles share price

Oprah Winfrey will buy a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers; company official calls the partnership an “incredible powerhouse.”
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13Oct/15

Kanye West for president? Obama has some words of advice

President Barack Obama pokes a little fun at rapper Kanye West for saying he plans to run for the White House and offers some tongue-in-cheek advice on how to achieve a successful political career.
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