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5:20 PM / Sunday February 28, 2021

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Taraji P. Henson almost loses a diamond ring leaving the Golden Globes

January 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Taraji P. Henson  (Photo: Tinselrown / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to numerous reports, R. Kelly has claimed that he does not know many of the women interviewed for “Surviving R. Kelly,” the Lifetime docu-series which recently aired. Sources close to the disgraced 51-year-old R&B crooner told TMZ that he says he didn’t…

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2018: A year that was stranger than fiction”

January 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bill Cosby  (Photo: Mel Evans / AP) By Florence Anthony Many people are describing 2018 “as a year that was stranger than fiction.” Bill Cosby, once America’s favorite TV dad, an icon who was a pioneer on TV with his 1965 series “I Spy,” went to jail for sexual assault, where he still…

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will bringing the joy as they tour the U.S. and perform “Big Band Holidays”

December 13, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Wynton Marsalis   (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Fashion, beauty and style icon Iman is spreading holiday cheer this season to women in need. We hear that the make-up mogul with a signature line of cosmetics that bears her name is donating gorgeous make-up palettes to the Greater New York Chapter…

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DL Hughley is to host the inaugural Urban One Honors Awards show in Washington, DC

December 6, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  DL Hughley  (Photo: s_bukley / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony The holiday season is upon us, and R&B songstress Meli’sa Morgan has released a brand new Christmas EP that is currently available everywhere. Meli’sa also recorded two classic Christmas tunes, “Santa Baby” and “Rudolph, The Red Nose Reindeer.” Meli’sa Morgan Christmas songs are…

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Quincy Jones, Oprah Winfrey, and Scott Sanders are bringing a film version of the musical “The Color Purple” to the big-screen

November 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Quincy Jones  (Photo: s_bukley / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Actor/producer/pro kickboxer/deejay/rapper/clothing designer Idris Elba has been named People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” for 2018. Growing up in East London as an only child to African immigrants, Elba “was a good kid but my parents were strict,’ he tells People Magazine. Once he…

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Pharrell is not “Happy” and sends Trump a cease and desist letter

November 3, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Pharrell Williams  (Photo: Helga Esteb / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony On October 27, President Donald Trump played Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy” at a rally hours after the Tree of Life Congregation shooting in Pittsburgh, the award-winning entertainer’s attorney, Howard King, has sent the president a cease and desist letter. According to the…

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Marsai Martin is honored with the Rising Star Award at the 38th Annual Caucus Awards

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ABOVE PHOTO: Marsai Martin   (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Here are some of...

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff