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Michael Jackson tops Forbes' 2016 Highest-Paid Dead Celebrity list, earning a whopping $825 million dollars in the past year.

Nation

President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.

When news spread that Dr. Dre inked a deal with Apple to sell his ‘Beats by Dre’ headphones company for over a billion dollars, the Compton-bred entertainer was praised as a major power player in the hip-hop industry. However, the deal didn’t land him at the top of Forbes’ annual Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest list. Mogul Sean […]

Sports

LeBron James is going home. According to Forbes, King James’ move will increase the Cleveland Cavaliers worth by $100 million and decrease the Miami Heat’s worth by $100 million. It must feel good to be King. Visit Forbes.com for financial analysis of LeBron James’ decision to return home.

Entertainment

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey (pictured) has earned first place on Forbes‘ annual Celebrity 100 list after two years in second place. RELATED: Top Moments In Black History: Oprah Winfrey Ends Talk Show, Launches OWN Network Winfrey made an estimated $77 million between June 2012 and June 2013. Though down from her $165 million earnings the  […]

If you are tired of hearing about rappers and their money, don’t look for a respite from their bombastic claims anytime soon. Forbes just released their “Forbes Five” list that ranks hip-hop’s top-5 wealthiest for this year. Leading the charge is Diddy, Jay-Z and Dr. Dre, but Cash Money cofounder Bryan “Birdman” Williams and 50 […]

Paula Smith, owner of Stickatude.com, says that her company’s “Don’t Re-Nig 2012” Obama bumper sticker, which has enraptured every redneck in America, is not racist at all, reports Forbes Magazine. SEE ALSO: Trayvon’s Parents Support Friend’s Account Of Final Phone Call The Hinesville, Georgia native told Forbes that the sticker has been in their inventory […]

All of this talk of “poor black kids” and technology has me reflecting on my own “get out of the ghetto and into graduate school” trajectory. I was a poor black kid once. But I eventually went on to earn a B.A. in English, an M.A. in Russian, an M.S. in multimedia journalism, acceptance into […]

Days after Forbes columnist Gene Marks wrote the highly controversial and viral “If I Were A Poor Black Kid” article, numerous pundits and opinion leaders from around the Web have weighed in. SEE ALSO: If Obama Loses, What Will He Do Next? Writer and Director of Digital for The Onion, Baratunde Thurston offered a satirical retort, underhandedly accusing […]

Baratunde Thurston, a writer and comedian and one of the founders of the African American news site, Jack And Jill Politics has responded to Gene Marks article in Forbes Magazine, entitled “If I Were A Poor Black Kid. Thurston uses humor to negate several of Marks points and critique his article in a blog on […]

Gene Marks, a contributor to Forbes Magazine has written an article entitled “If I Were A Poor Black Kid.” The premise of the article is that despite economic and racial inequalities, education and  technology is the new equalizer. Marks states that if he were a poor Black kid, he would utilize technology and attempt to […]