Reality show to follow Faith’s return
Faith Evans will document her return to the music industry after a five-year hiatus in the new reality series, “It’s All About Faith,” due later this year from producers E1 Television and E1 Music. The series, co-produced by Evans and Ten2One Entertainment, will also follow the R&B singer at home with her husband/manager Todd Russaw and their four children. “Working with Faith on her new highly anticipated album and this compelling reality series is a perfect example of how E1 Entertainment is implementing its strategy of utilizing its three business pillars – Television, Film and Music,” stated John Morayniss, CEO of E1 Television. (Continue Reading…)

Joe Jackson: Dr. Murray ‘a fall guy’ in Michael’s death
Michael Jackson’s father suspects his son was murdered and that Dr. Conrad Murray is “just a fall guy” in a conspiracy. Joe Jackson appeared on CNN’s “Larry King Live” on Monday night, just hours after sitting in a courtroom to hear Murray plead not guilty to a single charge of involuntary manslaughter in his son’s death last summer. A Los Angeles judge set bail at $75,000, despite arguments from the prosecutor that Murray is a flight risk and needs a higher bail. Murray posted the bond and was released several hours later. (Continue Reading…)

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ disproportionately affecting Black women
Besides Afghanistan and Iraq, there is no other military policy that raises as much controversy as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT.) Yesterday Robert M. Gates, the defense secretary, and Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a panel of Senators that they supported President Obama’s proposal to repeal the 1993 Clinton era law forbidding gay men and women to be open about their sexuality while serving in uniform. This story has made headline news across the world. But what we haven’t heard is, who’s really being affected by this? From The Task Force study, Black same-sex households in the United States: A report from the 2000 Census: (Continue Reading…)

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