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Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, was arrested in January after trying to leave South Africa on a world passport, which the country does not recognize as a legal travel document.

With the exception of 2007’s “Pride” (based on real life swimming coach Jim Ellis) images of Blacks engaging in any kind of water sport are pitifully rare.  Behind closed doors, women joke about not wanting to get their hair wet or how surfing and water skiing is for “White folks.”  In the emotionally stunning “Otelo […]

In today’s ” Who Gives A F–k” news, public relations executive Justine Sacco decided to ‘fess us and apologize for an offensive tweet sent out on Friday. READ: A White Woman Blasts White People For Racism  In a written statement, Sacco apologized “for being insensitive to this crisis — which does not discriminate by race, […]

Nelson Mandela lived a life that could fill many books and even more films. He has been portrayed several times on screen by prominent actors such as Morgan Freeman (“Invictus”), Terrence Howard (“Winnie”) and most recently by Idris Elba in “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” based on his biography. RELATED: Celebrities React To Nelson Mandela’s Death When […]

According to EWN Reporter, actor Idris Elba suffered a severe asthma attack just before the South African premiere of his upcoming film “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.” Related: Could Idris Elba Land His First Oscar Nomination in 2014? This morning, at a Q&A following the premiere, director Justin Chadwick shared that Elba is in the […]

AND1 has brought their exciting streeball style basketball to South Africa along with the killer cross overs and no look passes. Here are some highlights from their recent visit.

Oprah Winfrey has asked a court to either dismiss the defamation lawsuit or order that the matter be settled in arbitration. Who says Oprah won’t get gully?