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Obama Gets Black (Again!) With the Pop Off!

Remember when Obama reminded everyone he’s not just a POTUS but a BLACK POTUS and shut down a heckler that interrupted his speech at a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month in June, by declaring, “Listen you’re in my house … it’s not respectful,” and then requesting that the person be removed. And remember that same month when he eulogized the Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, who was murdered in the racially motivated mass-shooting of a prayer group at a black church  in Charleston South Carolina, and broke out in spiritual song with “Amazing Grace.” Well, Obama dun did it
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Patti LaBelle Pies Go Viral & Fly Off Wal-Mart Shelves

Patti LaBelle has a brand of sweet potato pies that sell at Wal-Mart – who knew? Apparently this guy did, James Wright, a singer and pie enthusiast. He tasted her pies in a YouTube video and well, it must’ve been good because he’s racked up over a million views and the pies are flying off Wal-Mart’s shelves at a rate of one per second last week, according to Kerry Robinson, vice president for bakery and deli at Wal-Mart. Oh and did we mention Mr. James is a singer? Take a look and a listen to the reaction that eating a Patti
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Charlie Sheen Set to Announce He’s HIV positive On Today show.

Looks like Charlie Sheen is not winning anymore, since he is set to announce that he has contracted the AIDS virus and is HIV positive in an interview with Matt Lauer on the Today show this Wednesday. Actually, he is still winning because he’s surviving the once-deadly disease and according to TMZ he has a low viral load and the virus is currently undetectable in his blood thanks to medications he has been taking. Maybe Sheen does have tiger blood, or maybe medical science is winning also.
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Hunger Games‘ Jack Quaid & Latina Feminist Dior Vargas Raise Awareness of Income Inequality on Mental Health

Sometimes Hollywood recognizes social ills and tries to lend a hand -that’s what’s happening here. Check out these two videos and learn more about income inequality’s impact on mental health. Share stories on social media with #MyHungerGames. Jack Quaid (Hunger Games, Vinyl) wants you to join Project UROK and the Harry Potter Alliance in fighting the stigma around mental illness and economic inequality. We want to hear from you! How has economic inequality impacted your mental health experience? Use the hashtag #MyHungerGames to tell your story on social media, and visit our website to learn how to make a video
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Posts by A.K. Shackleford

Obama Gets Black (Again!) With the Pop Off!

Remember when Obama reminded everyone he’s not just a POTUS but a BLACK POTUS and shut down a heckler that interrupted his speech at a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month in June, by declaring, “Listen you’re in my house … it’s not respectful,” and then requesting that the person be removed. And remember that same month when he eulogized the Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, who was murdered in the racially motivated mass-shooting of a prayer group at a black church  in Charleston South Carolina, and broke out in spiritual song with “Amazing Grace.” Well, Obama dun did it
Read More

Patti LaBelle Pies Go Viral & Fly Off Wal-Mart Shelves

Patti LaBelle has a brand of sweet potato pies that sell at Wal-Mart – who knew? Apparently this guy did, James Wright, a singer and pie enthusiast. He tasted her pies in a YouTube video and well, it must’ve been good because he’s racked up over a million views and the pies are flying off Wal-Mart’s shelves at a rate of one per second last week, according to Kerry Robinson, vice president for bakery and deli at Wal-Mart. Oh and did we mention Mr. James is a singer? Take a look and a listen to the reaction that eating a Patti
Read More

Charlie Sheen Set to Announce He’s HIV positive On Today show.

Looks like Charlie Sheen is not winning anymore, since he is set to announce that he has contracted the AIDS virus and is HIV positive in an interview with Matt Lauer on the Today show this Wednesday. Actually, he is still winning because he’s surviving the once-deadly disease and according to TMZ he has a low viral load and the virus is currently undetectable in his blood thanks to medications he has been taking. Maybe Sheen does have tiger blood, or maybe medical science is winning also.
Read More

Hunger Games‘ Jack Quaid & Latina Feminist Dior Vargas Raise Awareness of Income Inequality on Mental Health

Sometimes Hollywood recognizes social ills and tries to lend a hand -that’s what’s happening here. Check out these two videos and learn more about income inequality’s impact on mental health. Share stories on social media with #MyHungerGames. Jack Quaid (Hunger Games, Vinyl) wants you to join Project UROK and the Harry Potter Alliance in fighting the stigma around mental illness and economic inequality. We want to hear from you! How has economic inequality impacted your mental health experience? Use the hashtag #MyHungerGames to tell your story on social media, and visit our website to learn how to make a video
Read More