SPECIAL REPORT: Study shows racial bias in media coverage of celebrity domestic violence

My co-blogger Lavern Merriweather and I noticed this. You probably saw it too, especially with recent celebrity news. So, the report is not quite that ‘special’ as we’ve seen it happening. Now, there’s a recent study that will confirm our suspicions. The coverage of domestic violence when it comes to the rich and famous is heavily and […]

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R.I.P. Denise “Vanity” Matthews

From Rolling Stone: Vanity, a singer who collaborated with Prince, fronted the group Vanity 6 and courted controversy, died in a hospital in Fremont, California, on Monday. She was 57. She had been battling kidney failure and abdominal illness in recent years, according to TMZ, which reported the news. The singer’s health had worsened in […]

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Why I Won’t Wish Scalia To R.I.P.

I usually wish notable and famous celebrities and activists to rest in peace whenever there’s news of their passing. I usually do that, but I won’t for the deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who was recently found dead in San Antonio, Texas. Some people would consider it heartless not to wish the dead to […]

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