Author Archives: Madame Noire

Will Assata Shakur Be Extradited To The United States?

What’s next for Assata Shakur? Wiith Havana’s humanitarian release of AmericanAlan Gross—A USAID worker who had been imprisoned in Cuba for five years on accusations of espionage—President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the two countries after 53 years.

Beverly Johnson On The Ugly Side Of Modeling

Also, Mark Wahlberg’s new movie and the ladies of MN talk about Karrueche Tran.

“The Desperation Is So Real:” This Is When Erica Mena Knew It Was Time To Leave LHHNY

Hasn’t it always been real?

Laverne Cox, Janet Mock And Co. Featured On Candy Magazine’s All Trans Cover

As the 5th anniversary issue, the leading cover ladies plus six other models, writers, musicians, actresses, and more are celebrated for the strides they have gained for their community.

#BlackLoveMatters: Two Ferguson Protesters Get Engaged

Two demonstrators who met while protesting in Ferguson, Missouri, following the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown are getting married.

“Why Didn’t She Put ‘Sexy N***A’ On The Check?” Man Complains Bartender Called Him The N-Word On Restaurant Receipt

Pennsylvania man says he was taken aback over the weekend when a bartender used the N-word instead of his name on the receipt for his food.

Oprah Sells Harpo Studios In Chicago After Owning It For 24 Years

The studio served as the location where the media mogul filmed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” from 1990 to 201.

Should Marriage Be The End Goal Of Every Relationship?

This meme isn’t realistic.

Family Of John Crawford Join Protest In Washington

The parents of a 22-year-old Ohio man fatally shot by an officer while carrying an air rifle in a Wal-Mart plan to join a weekend march in the nation’s capital to protest police violence.

“Get A Life!” Director Of “Exodus: Gods And Kings” Is Over People Criticizing His All White Cast

The latest biblical film “Exodus: Gods and Kings” will arrive in theaters this Friday with enough racial controversy to part the Red Sea.