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Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night, my mother, Nich...

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‘Not Y’all Thinking Will Wasn’t Gonna Continue Getting to the Bag’: Will Smith Fans Reacts After Finding Out He Will Reportedly Receive $35 Million for Staring in Apple+ TV Film, ‘Emancipation’

While Will Smith is finally speaking out for the first time about the Oscars debacle, his money is also talking. Variety and other outlets have reported that Smith will be paid $35 million for his role in the Apple TV+ thriller “Emancipation.” Directed by Antoine Fuqua, “Emanci...

by Toter - 5 months ago

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years — the last two as the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport — and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday. He was 88. His family posted the new...

by Toter - 5 months ago

Ticket bought in Illinois wins $1.337B Mega Millions jackpot

CHICAGO (AP) — A single ticket bought in a Chicago suburb beat the odds and won a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot. According to megamillions.com, there was one jackpot-winning ticket in the draw Friday night, and it was bought at a Speedway gas station and convenience store in Des Plaines....

Lifestyle / Latest Current Topics - 5 months ago

Boston Celtics Great Bill Russell Dies at 88

Eleven-time NBA champion and Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell died today at age 88, reveals his family through a statement posted to his official social media accounts. The post is captioned, “An announcement…,” alongside a recent picture of him, his wife, and their two dogs. “Bill Russell, the mo...