Black Meteorologist “FIRED” For Defending Her Afro Hairstyle

Meteorologist Rhonda Lee from the ABC affiliate KTBS in Shreveport, La, was fired for defending her afro in a Facebook comment. A viewer questioned whether or not Lee should be able to wear the short afro, suggesting that she should wear a wig instead.

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck: “Chris Brown’s Twitter Feud Was Verbal Rape”

Chris Brown’s big twitter altercation which resulted in him deleting his profile, caused a huge discussion over at The View.

Read: Chris Brown Deletes His Twitter Account

Watch the women discuss it below…

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A Spray Tanned Zoe Saldana In A Nappy Wig On Set As Nina Simone

Many people are in outrage that Zoe Saldana (a Dominican actress) has been cast to play Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic.

Now photos have surfaced of Saldana on set in an afro wig, darker skin complexion & a larger nose. Fans of Nina Simone have even signed a petition to have this film stopped.

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Zoe Saldana To Play Nina Simone

I. Am. Not. Feeling. This. At. All.,  AT. ALL.

It looks like Zoe Saldana will be playing the role of legendary singer Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic. Many of Nina’s fans are expressing that they are not happy with the choice, stating Zoe is not black enough or too pretty to play Nina.

Originally, singer Mary J. Blige was previously linked to the starring role, but later backed out.

I feel as though Hollywood has plenty of black actresses to choose from that could have done Nina justice. Zoe Saldana is black, but she’s not Nina Simone black.

What do you all think? Is Zoe right for the role? Take the poll below:

Open Discussion: How Far Is Too Far When Disciplining Your Child?

Recently Mega Church Pastor Creflo “Mo Money” Dollar was arrested for “disciplining” his 15 year old daughter. More on that story here.

Dollar yesterday addressed his sheep and said “the allegations made in a police report are nothing but “exaggeration and sensationalism.”

He then went on to further deny the allegations of him choking, throwing, body slamming, kicking, & hitting his teenage daughter with a shoe.

“The truth is she was not choked, she was not punched. There were not any scratches on her neck,” Dollar said. “But the only thing on her neck was a prior skin abrasion from eczema. Anything else is exaggeration and sensationalism.”


This all leads to today’s Open Discussion. How far is too far when physically disciplining your kids? Also, at what age should you stop physically disciplining your kids?