Category: Entertainment

Beyoncé will award four $25,000 grants to students at Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman — all HBCUs.

Four $25,000 Grants To Be Awarded To Students At Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University And Bethune-Cookman University – All Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCUs) Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.  On Saturday, April 14, Beyoncé made history at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music...

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Black Panther will be the first film released in Saudi Arabia in 35 years, breaking country’s ban on cinema.

Black Panther will be the first film released in Saudi Arabia in 35 years. It will be released by Disney and its distribution partner in the Middle East, Italia Film. According to Variety, a gala will be held for the screening, taking place in “a new theatre with more than 600 leather seats located in the King Abdullah Financial District in a building originally intended to be a symphony concert hall, with orchestra and balcony levels and marble bathrooms.” Movie theaters were banned in the early 1980s once the country adopted ultra-conservative standards in 1979. AMC wants to open 40 cinemas in Saudi...

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Country Music Star Tim McGraw Collapses On Stage In Ireland

Country music star Tim McGraw collapsed on stage Sunday night during a performance in Ireland, Rolling Stone reported. Faith Hill, one of the most successful country artists of all time and McGraw’s wife, was also performing at the event. She later reassured worried fans about McGraw’s condition. “He’s been super dehydrated,” Hill said in a clip posted on an Instagram fan page. “I apologize, but I made the decision that he cannot come back out on stage.” Fans cheered and chanted, “Get well, Tim!    ...

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“Stranger Things” Creators Accused of Abuse

The creators of the popular Netflix show “Stranger Things” apologized after being accused of verbally abusing women on set. A woman who worked on the show during its first two seasons, alleged on Instagram that Matt and Ross Duffer created a hostile work environment for women and that’s the reason she left the show. She claims the bothers who created the show “seek out and verbally abuse multiple women.” The brothers released a statement saying, “We are deeply upset to learn that someone felt uncomfortable on our set.  Due to the high-stress nature of production, tempers occasionally get frayed,...

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Will and Jaden Smith’s company is vowing to donate water each month to Flint schools until the city’s water is drinkable again.

Will and Jaden Smith’s eco-friendly water company, JUST, is vowing to donate water each month to Flint, Michigan, schools until the city’s water is drinkable again. The company has already donated 9,200 bottles to Flint. After reading about how the city’s water crisis affected its public schools, JUST’s CEO, Ira Laufer, decided the donations were simply necessary. “This just makes sense for us to do,” Laufer told MLive. “After reading more about [Flint’s] challenges and the mayor objecting to pulling bottled water from the schools, we thought, ‘Let’s help these kids.’” Read...

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