Oprah gets Swiss apologies for ‘racist’ encounter

By: John Heilprin Article Reprint GENEVA (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says she had a racist encounter while shopping in Switzerland — and the national tourist office and the shop owner have apologized. The billionaire media mogul told the U.S. program “Entertainment Tonight” that a shop assistant in Zurich refused to

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

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer 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

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

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer 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

Hip-Hop Star To Be Highland Park’s First Lady

By: detroit.cbslocal.com Article Reprint One of the hip-hop scene’s most successful female rappers is settling down — at least part time — in metro Detroit. Grammy-nominated west coast hip hop emcee, Yolanda Whittaker — also known as YoYo — will marry Highland Park Mayor DeAndre Windom in August.

George Clooney To Hedge Fund Honcho Daniel Loeb: Stop Spreading Fear At Sony

By: MIKE FLEMING JR Article Reprint George Clooney, who yesterday sent his Smokehouse Pictures partner Grant Heslov to Hollywood to show Sony and Fox a first cut of their Oscar-season period film The Monuments Men, has spent most of his career navigating the challenge of making provocative movies at studios