Tag: Chris Rock

Chris Rock Slays at 2016 Oscars

Chris RockFunnyman, Chris Rock slayed his monologue at the 2016 Academy Awards doing just what he was hired to do-make things uncomfortable in the interest of raising awareness.  Some people don’t want to be reminded of the ugly truth; however, Rock used facts to get his point across.  (more…)

Janet Hubert Calls-Out The Smiths for Oscar Boycott

In this episode of “put em on blast Viv,” I have to ask; why is it when Black women speak their truth it’s usually followed with a bitter stamp?  Casing point, former “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” actress, Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) spoke out on the boycott called by fellow actress Jada Pinkett Smith after her dismay with husband, Will Smith’s Oscar snub. (more…)

Alicia Keys Hosts 2015 Keep a Child Alive Black Ball

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Recording artist Alicia Keys hosted the annual “Keep a Child Alive Black Ball” at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City last Thursday, November 5th.  The event was attended by a host of celebrities who came together raising $3.8 million for the treatment and support of families affected by HIV/Aids.  (more…)