Month: August 2009

CHRIS ROCK ‘GOOD HAIR’ FILM TRAILER

This looks like it’s going to be a good one! hahahaha! I wonder if UK singer / part-time TV personality / mother of two / third division WAG Jamelia, managed to bag a feature in this film? Does anyone remember the documentary she fronted, which explored the world of weave?

UK NEWS: ACID ATTACK RAPIST OF TV PRESENTER SAYS PRISON GYM BAN IS A BREACH OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Daniel Lynch Via Daily Mail A steroid addict who was jailed for life after brutally raping a TV presenter and getting a friend to throw acid in her face has complained that his human rights have been breached – after being banned from a prison gym. Daniel Lynch, who was jailed in May after being found guilty of raping the 25-year-old model and TV star, has written to the Ministry of Justice complaining that his gym privileges have been ‘illegally’ withdrawn. He []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY SPEAKS TO MOTHER FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

Jack with the late Jade Goody Another classic news item involving the late Jade Goody, her mother Jackiey Budden and widower Jack Tweed… Via The Daily Mail He claimed to be racked by guilt following that one-night-stand just weeks after Jade’s funeral – but Jack Tweed is still partying hard. And, according to one psychic, Jade is disgusted with the behaviour of the very merry widower. During a seance held by medium Jayne Wallace and Jade’s mother Jackiey Budden, Jayne claimed the []

NEW HIV STRAIN DISCOVERED

Via Black Voices A new strain of the virus that causes AIDS has been discovered in a woman from the African nation of Cameroon. It differs from the three known strains of human immunodeficiency virus and appears to be closely related to a form of simian virus recently discovered in wild gorillas, researchers report in Monday’s edition of the journal Nature Medicine. The finding “highlights the continuing need to watch closely for the emergence for new HIV variants, particularly in western central []

DOCUMENTARY: LIGHT SKIN VS DARK SKIN

This Light Skin vs Dark Skin vehicle is pointless and who are those idiots ‘hamming’ it up for the camera? What was the brief from the director/producer – ‘We want to cause a stir, so say some controversial s**t, because we desperately want this documentary to be a talking point within the community’. Whatever….   The light skin / dark skin ‘debate’ is BORING!  MOVE ON!!!!

BLACK BRITISH FILM-MAKING GETS A BOOST

Up and coming black British film Find Her Keep Her (God Son Pictures) starring comedian Kojo and video model turned actress Rachel Ritfeld. Via The Guardian It’s a Sunday afternoon in Notting Hill in west London. People are milling around the foyer of the Coronet cinema, in anticipation of the film that’s about to start. It’s not the latest Harry Potter or Hollywood action blockbuster, though. These 300 people – mostly black British men and women age 25 and upwards, with some []

POLICE HUNT KILLER OF ISRAEL GAYS

Via BBC News Israeli police are searching for a gunman who killed two people and wounded at least 10 at a gay support centre in the city of Tel Aviv. Gay leaders say it is Israel’s worst hate crime against the community. Most of the victims were gay teenagers who were meeting at the centre on Nachmani street when the gunman entered and started firing indiscriminately. Police have ordered the temporary closure of the city’s gay clubs and are releasing few details []