Daily Archives: August 8, 2013

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Black Harvest Film Festival Offers a Chance for Black Filmakers to Shine Blues, Black Panthers, and hard-earned truths

By: Jarrod Horton

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The Black Harvest Film Festival Offers a chance for independent filmmakers to shine on the big screen. Now in its 19th year, each year, a couple of weeks out the year, the Gene Siskel theater in Chicago opens its doors and allows the masses to view films from directors that they probably wouldn’t be able to see. So if you are in Chicago this month, stop by the Gene Siskel theatre, the festival runs through the 15th and is reasonably priced. Here is the link t the festival’s complete schedule.

Black Harvest Film Festival Schedule


Rihanna Lawsuit

Grave Allegations Over Grandma’s $150K Funeral


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Rihanna sent her grandma out in grand style … and now the funeral company has sent her  a lawsuit. Clara Brathwaite died in June, 2012.  Her body was sent  to Barbados for burial, and Rihanna wanted a party, complete with tents,  multi-media large screens, huge exotic floral arrangements — the whole kit and  caboodle.

But parties/funerals come at a price … and the company that  threw grandma’s final shindig claims the grand total was more than $150,000, and  Rihanna paid only about a quarter of that and refused to pay more.
The lawsuit claims Rihanna claimed the bill was exorbitant and she refused to  pay the balance.  The funeral home claims Rihanna’s demands came at a hefty  price.

So far no comment from Rihanna’s camp

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2013/08/08/rihanna-grandma-funeral-grandmother-lawsuit/#ixzz2bO3coisa

Usher Ex-Wife Tameka Raymond files for Primary Custody after Son Pool Accident

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writerusher ex wife

According to TMZ.com Tameka Raymond, Usher ex-wife and mother of his 5 year old son has filed legal documents seeking primary custody of their child after a near death pool accident that left him in ICU. According to reports Usher Raymon V is doing much better and is scheduled to be released out the hosipital in a couple days.

29-Day NFL Warning: Bill Belichick, Chip Kelly, and the Start of Football’s Greatest Bromance

By: Robert Mays

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What’s that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you’re in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next month providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football’s return.

By last year, we’d already known that Chip Kelly’s influence had made its way to New England. As Greg Bedard laid out in his great Boston Globe story from last season, the Patriots’ coaching staff was enamored of Kelly’s philosophies when he visited the team a couple years back while still the head coach at Oregon. With Kelly now in the NFL, Bill Belichick’s latest unabashed pro football bromance can now be fully realized. Continue reading