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
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
Grave Allegations Over Grandma’s $150K Funeral tmz.com Article Reprint 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,
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
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.
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
Plus: ‘Smurfs 2’ rules abroad and ‘Spectacular Now’ enjoys a spectacular debut By Gary Susman Article Reprint WINNER OF THE WEEK: Denzel Washington. At a time when not even Will Smith or Johnny Depp can guarantee box office success, 58-year-old Washington remains about as close to a sure thing as
www.africanglobe.net Article Reprint We can only hope for a return of The Dog Pound from Arsenio Hall — and we might get it with the comedian making a light-night television comeback this September. Coming off a 19-year hiatus, Hall expects to grab a mix of demographics with his new CBS-owned