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[] Russell Simmons Offers To Pay Occupy Wall Street Cleanup, City Cleanup Plans Postponed
In an effort to prevent potential for violence between Occupy Wall Street protesters and the NYPD, Russell Simmons offered to clean up Zuccotti Park, the home base of Occupy Wall Street in Lower Manhattan. (Read)

[] On The Scene: Fresh-faced Eco-Activist/Designer & Heiress, Hannah Bronfman
Daughter of Warner Music Group Chairman, Edgar Bronfman, Hannah Bronfman is a young fashionista with big plans! (Read)

[] Hip Hop Awards ’11: Indie Meets Mainstream Cypher
Big K.R.I.T. “stays humble,” Tech N9ne puts a chill in your spine, Machine Gun Kelly invokes the ghost of Kurt Cobain, Kendrick Lamar lives on Planet Rock and B.o.B. eats haters for breakfast. (Watch)

[] Social Media Lessons From Snoop Dogg
Using social media, personalities the likes of Justin Bieber, 50 Cent, Puff Daddy and Kanye West have evolved beyond the music industry into some of the biggest brands online. (Read)

[] Woman Sues Over Sex Toy Injury
April Bonjour and her boyfriend were just trying to spice up their sex life when they pulled out a dildo during foreplay one night… (Read)

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Snoop Dogg’s Partying With Playboy Bunnies Shut Down By His Wife (GO)

Lindsay Lohan Has to be Crazy … Blowing Off Court-Ordered Shrink (GO)

Carmen Electra Old Timer in a Leather Skirt (GO)

DC Gun Restrictions Upheld (GO)

Drake Talks With Funkmaster Flex About Serena Williams, Jay-Z & Pusha T (GO)

Signs He’s Just Not That Into You (GO)

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Put $14 Million Malibu Mansion Up For Sale (GO)

Russell Simmons Offers To Pay To Avoid Violence (GO)

Lindsay Lohan Kicked Out of Community Service, ‘They Were Mean,’ She Says (GO)

Happy Birthday Ashanti! Check Out Her Best Style Moments (GO)

Trey Songz Stars In Steamy Rocawear ‘Evolution’ Ad (GO)

Twilight Love?? Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Are Getting Engaged?! (GO)

Jersey Shore‘s Deena Covers Alicia Keys’ “Fallin’” (GO)

Cam’ron On Jeopardy! (GO)

Laura Govan Talks Upcoming Wedding, Weight Loss & Life With Gilbert (GO)

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[] Five things Beyoncé and Other Expecting Mothers-To-Be Should Know
As a recent new mother there are some things I believe that each new mother should share with the next slew of baby boomer contributors. (Read)

[] Maybach Music Group BET Cypher Behind The Scenes
Since Ross and Co. always have their Maybach Films cameras rolling, here’s some behind the scenes video footage from MMG’s BET Awards cypher. (Watch)

[] Stay Fly On a Dime: 5 Thrift and Vintage Shopping Tips You Need to Know!
Instead of rocking the same threads as everyone else who shops at mass retailers, secondhand shopping is guaranteed to give you some standout garments… (Read)

[] Kimora Lee Simmons Taks About New Gig At ‘’
Did you know that Kimora Lee Simmons is now the Creative Director and President of online retailer (Watch)

[] First Black American Billionaire Proposes Plan To Reduce Black Unemployment
As Congress weighs the Obama administration’s jobs package, RLJ Companies CEO Robert Johnson is pushing a proposal that he says marshals the capacity of the nation’s biggest companies to significantly reduce black unemployment. (Read)

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Common Talks “The Dreamer, The Believer” On The Set Of His “Blue Sky” Video Shoot (GO)

Hilary Swank Says She Regrets Attending Party for Alleged Murdering Warlord (GO)

Ashley Greene in Some Denim of the Day (GO)

Are There More Men in Prison Now Than Were Enslaved? (GO)

Fab Finds Under $100: Tribal Print Edition (GO)

Kellan Lutz Strips Down And Shows Off His Six-Pack (GO)

5 Reasons To Buy Van Hunt’s ‘What Were You Hoping For?’ (GO)

Royce Da 5’9 Explains “Hi Rihanna” Line (GO)

Pretty Girl Rock (GO)

Kate Beckinsale Is A Goddess (GO)

5 Thrift and Vintage Shopping Tips You Need to Know! (GO)

Michael Eric Dyson Speaks On His College Course On Jay-Z (GO)

This One Time Hugh Jackman Peed His Pants On Stage (GO)

Prince Harry Makes Us Swoon, Rescues Damsels In Watery Distress (GO)

New Video: Miranda Brooke- ‘Hater’ (GO)

Hip-Hop N’ Politics: U.S. Supreme Court Denies Death Penalty For Mumia Abu-Jamal (GO)

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[] Weave Theft Hits Atlanta Shops Hair extension thieves have struck again, this time burglars smashed their way into a business on Ponce de Leon Avenue. The thieves, thought to be looking for high-dollar Remy hair extensions, broke into Lexi’s Beauty Supply by shattering the window with a brick, according to Atlanta police. (Read)

[] We’re Loving The Talib Kweli, Res Collabo We’re loving Idle Warship’s new album “Habits of the Heart,” which dropped today on Spotify – if you haven’t heard already, Spotify is the best music application to come out in 2011. (Read)

[] Lil B Releases ‘The Silent President’ Mixtape Lil B’s I’m Gay album bricked earlier this year but that hasn’t stopped The Based God from his presidential campaign push. (Listen)

[] Pretty Polka Dots: The Retro Print is Stamped on Everything This Season The retro print has been a fashion favorite for decades, and this season polka dots are stamped on everything. From Ivanaka Trump’s v-cut stilettos and Topshop’s satin and lace bra. (Read)

[] How to Improve The Strength 0f My Hair Improving the strength of your hair requires tools like a leave-in hair conditioner and hair oil. Improve the strength of your hair with help from a professional makeup artist and hairstylist in this free video clip. (Watch)

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DMX Talks Return To Music On 106 & Park (GO)

FBI Makes Arrest in Scarlett Johansson Phone-Hacking Case (GO)

Nicole Richie’s Possible Implants of the Day (GO)

2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers: Eminem, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes & More (GO)

School Discipline Has a Color Problem (GO)

Don’t Succumb To The Drab: 7 Colorful Wool Coats For The Fall (GO)

10 Celebs Who Have Aged Gracefully…And 10 Who Haven’t! (GO)

‘America’s Funniest Home Videos': Woman Faints Hard (GO)

Gwyneth Paltrow Tried To Run Over The Paparazzi With Her Bike (GO)

Pretty Polka Dots: The Retro Print is Stamped on Everything This Season (GO)

The 2011 BET Hip-Hop Award Show Winners (GO)

PETA Blasts Mischa Barton for Being Insensitive to Cows (GO)

Diddy’s Personal Credit Card, Passport And Phone Number Jacked And Published (GO)

Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Unveil Beats By Dre Holiday Collection (GO)

J. Cole Freestyling At Age 15 (GO)

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[] Uh Oh … Rappers wearing Women’s Clothes Again: The Lil B. Edition
Now it seems rappers are really starving for attention, and are willing to get a buzz by any means possible. (Read)

[] “Awkward Black Girl” Creator Issa Rae Speaks with CNN
Creator of “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”, Issa Rae, talks to CNN about how she created the hit webseries. (Watch)

[] Black Unemployment Decreases Slightly
While there’s outrage in Washington and beyond over unbearable Black unemployment rates, recent jobless numbers show a new tale White House spin doctors are sure to push. (Read)

[] Badu Advocates for Black Infants & Natural Birth
Erykah Badu and members of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) are taking health disparities among infants of color and their mothers seriously with a summit focusing on improving both pre- and postnatal outcomes. (Read)

[] 50 Cent Releases New Track “50’s My Favorite”(SK #11), Disses Lupe Fiasco
50 Cent is back to doing what he does best, making headlines for dissing rappers. (Read)

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LL Cool J’s Daughter Celebrates Her 16th Birthday (GO)

Casey Anthony Says The Government’s Got Her Back!! (GO)

Paris Fashion Week Had Some See through Clothes (GO)

What the IRS Has to Say About Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend (GO)

Are Black People Afraid of Psychologists? (GO)

Lady Gaga Has Hairy Night Out In London (GO)

Drake Working On ‘Take Care’ (GO)

Eazy E’s Daughter Wants To Play Her Dad In The NWA Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (GO)

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Banging This Now? (GO)

5 White Pieces to Incorporate into Your Fall Wardrobe (GO)

First Look: Julia Roberts as the ‘Evil Queen’ (GO)

Diggy Simmons Says He’ll Never Curse In His Music (GO)

Snow White Vs. Snow White: Is KStew Going To Be More Badass Than Lily Collins? (GO)

Athletes Get Butt Naked For ESPN’s ‘The Body Issue’ (GO)

C-Murder’s Lawyers Work For Free To Fight For His Appeal (GO)

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[] The 7 Most Ignorant Trending Topics I’ve Seen on Twitter
If you know even just a little bit about Twitter, you know a big part of the social media titan’s appeal is in its trending topics. (Read)

[] Pusha T Album Release Date And Tracklist Revealed
Pusha T has released the tracklist as he prepares for his solo debut album Fear of God II: Let Us Pray. (Read)

[] Score one for Yeezy: Italian Socialite & Vogue Japan Editor, Anna Dello Russo rocks Head-to-Toe Kanye West Ensemble
The celebration of Kanye West’s “Dw” collection seemed to tarnish really quickly after major fashion editors from the biggest and most respected publications came down really hard on Ye’s designer womenswear debut. (Read)

[] The T.O. Show Sneak Peek Ep 7
T.O. Hits On Stacey Dash… Wasn’t she married? (Watch)

[] Black Businesses Barred from DC Grant
A grant designed to assist newly-introduced retail shops on H Street while offering no relief for longtime minority-owned businesses sparked a heated debate on Sept. 21 with city officials. (Read)

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Queen Latifah Covers Parade Magazine, Talks Nicki Minaj, VH1’s “Single Ladies” (GO)

Pierce Bronson’s Wife Sues I’ve Been Food Poisoned! (GO)

Amanda Seyfried Hot for Glamour of the Day (GO)

Does Your Product Stand a Chance? (GO)

H.S. Football Coaches Set Up Teen’s Beatdown [Video] (GO)

No Voter ID for Black Woman in Tennessee (GO)

Prince Harry Is Coming To America For Helicopter Training (GO)

9th Wonder, “Make It Big” (GO)

Chef Andre’s Chunky Georgia Peach & Chocolate Bread Pudding (GO)

Wale Adds Meek Mill, Pusha T, New Dates To “Ambition” Tour (GO)

Courtney Love Talks About Killing Kurt Cobain (GO)

Olivier Rousteing’s Exciting Runway Debut at Balmain (GO)

Christina Aguilera Still Has That Boyfriend, Doesn’t Look So Bad (GO)

Kate Moss Makes A Rare Runway Appearance (GO)

Lady Gaga’s Blue Platform Heels (GO)

Snoop Dogg Lands Sitcom Deal With NBC (GO)

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[] The Confederate Flag Haunts Perry’s Campaign
While the historic US civil war may have ended hundreds of years ago, Texas governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry’s battle with racial insensitivity is only beginning. (Read)

[] Blacks on Broadway
It’s not everyday you see black faces on Broadway. And it’s even more rare to see black women behind the scenes. But this season on Broadway things are a little bit different. (Read)

[] Snoop Dogg Supports Soulja Boy’s Documentary
In a clip from Soulja Boy’s upcoming documentary, Snoop Dogg co-signs S.B.’s rise to stardom and compares his own struggles to the struggles of the young rapper. (Watch)

[] L.A. Streetwear Brand HELLZ BELLZ Debuts New Line BOTB
L.A. Streetwear brand Hellz Bellz was built on the tough-girl gear that one could rock on the regular—sassy graphic tees, embellished hoodies and studded accessories. (Read)

[] The Pictures Sandra Bullock Is Ashamed Of
Family holiday snaps from 1978 surface of Sandra Bullock. She’s come a long way. (Watch)

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Jagged Edge, Cyhi The Prynce, Don Cannon Attend Charity Shoe Auction (GO)

‘Jersey Shore’s Deena Goes Ballistic During Club Appearance (GO)

Megan Fox’s Bra is Too Small (GO)

Police Officer Who Killed 7 Year Old Girl Charged (GO)

Stereotypes of Black Men That Aren’t Always True (GO)

Video Teaser Rihanna For Emporio Armani (GO)

Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries Renew Their Vows On Ellen (GO)

Will Sprint’s Alleged Deal With Apple Upgrade Their Popularity In The Mobile Market? (GO)

Johnny Depp Apologizes For Rape Comparison (GO)

Birthday Gal’ Gwen Stefani Out & About in London with Son Kingston (GO)

J. Cole’s “Cole World: The Sideline Story” Debuts At Number 1 (GO)

Lindsay Lohan Still Thinks She’s Marilyn Monroe (GO)

Adele Cancels US Tour Because Of Vocal Issues (GO)

Tika Sumpter Covers Vibe Vixen: Talks Industry Pressures and Beauty Standards (GO)

Frank Ocean Announces Three Date Solo Tour (GO)

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[] Urbanworld Music Festival: The Death and Rebirth of the Music Industry
The proliferation of broadband and mobile have changed the way consumers discover, purchase and consume music. (Watch)

[] Will Sprint’s Alleged Deal With Apple Upgrade Their Popularity In The Mobile Market?
The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Sprint was entering into an agreement with Apple to purchase over $20 billion worth of iPhones over the next four years. (Read)

[] Should You Go Way Out Of Your Way To Buy Black?
Do you support black-owned businesses? At all costs? (Read)

[] Rapper Game Previews NBA2K12
With the launch of the highly anticipated game, it felt only right that KKz highlights some of the newest features of NBA 2K12 with avid gamer and Rapper, Game, who publicly announced that he holds the title “The King of 2K.” (Watch)

[] Opening Ceremony Founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Deliver a Smashing Debut for KENZO!
When we read that Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, the creative duo behind Opening Ceremony had been tapped as the new Creative Directors for Kenzo a couple of months ago, we were quite excited… (Read)

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[] Former Essence Beauty Director Mikki Taylor To Release New Style Book: “Commander In Chic”
Beauty and style veteran Mikki Taylor has set to release her follow up book cleverly named “Commander In Chic: Every Woman’s Guide To Managing Her Style Like A First Lady” since her last beauty book, ” Self Seduction” and retiring from Essence magazine after 30 years. (Read)

[] BET Hip Hop Awards 2011: Definition of a Cypher
Lyricists Tech N9ne, Kendrick Lamar, Machine Gun Kelly, B.o.B., French Montana, among others tell BET the meaning behind “cypher.” (Watch)

[] The Pursuit of Happyness Author on Changing Course
Chris Gardner knows about reinvention. Gardner’s journey from homeless dad to millionaire stockbroker was the basis for his autobiography… (Read)

[] Under Pressure: Where’s Your Teen Turning for Advice About Sex?
The face of teenage pregnancy has become a diversified collection of races and gender as shows like The Secret Life of the American Teenager and 16 & Pregnant have revealed the challenges and successes that teen parents face (Read)

[] Meek Mill Ft. Young Chris – “House Party” Behind The Scenes
Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill shot a video for his new single “House Party” featuring Young Chris in Atlanta this weekend. (Read)

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[] Travis Porter Releases ‘Differenter 3 (Road Trips & Big T***)’ Mixtape
The Jive Records signees have teamed up with DJ Teknikz, DJ Spinz and DJ Pretty Boy Tank for a 19-track mixtape, featuring Wale, Big Sean, Kelly Rowland, Lloyd, Jeremih, Meek Mill and many more. (Read)

[] Who Blazed It Better: Kate Winslet and Rocsi Diaz in Stella McCartney
Polka dots are a huge trend for fall and one dotted frock celebs can’t get enough of is Stella McCartney’s Lucia dress (Kris Jenner’s a fan too). (Read)

[] President Barack Obama’s Weekly Address – Jobs Bill And Education
President Obama talks about his job bill and the seriousness in American education. (Watch)

[] First Lady to Do Heavy Lifting for 2012 Campaign
The 2012 presidential campaign is well under way for Michelle Obama, and the first lady is promising to put herself into the election effort like never before. (Read)

[] US Post Office Shut Down = Less Jobs For Black Women
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is facing massive shutdowns because it is $10 billion in debt. As it is a main source of good jobs for black people, particularly black women, this could deeply impact our community. (Read)


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