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X-rated: Nicki Minaj Forced To Apologize Over Malcolm X Cover Art

14th February 2014

Nicki Minaj has apologized for using a photo of Malcolm X clutching a rifle and juxtaposing it with a racial...

Nicki Minaj Apologises For Malcolm X Photo Use

14th February 2014

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj has posted an apology online after coming under fire for using an iconic image of civil...

Nicki Minaj Removes Malcolm X Single Artwork After Backlash

13th February 2014

Rapper Nicki Minaj has taken down the online artwork for her new single after her use of an iconic image...

Malcolm X's Grandson Laid To Rest

23rd May 2013

The grandson of Malcolm X has been laid to rest.Malcolm Shabazz was beaten to death in Mexico in the early...

Two Arrested In Connection With Death Of Malcolm X's Grandson

14th May 2013

Two men have been arrested in Mexico in connection with the killing of Malcolm X's grandson.Reports emerged last week (begs06May)...

Malcom X's Grandson Dead - Report

10th May 2013

Civil rights icon Malcolm X's grandson has been killed in Mexico, according to reports.Malcolm Shabazz, 28, was reported dead in...

Malcolm X's Estate Facing Legal Trouble

27th July 2012

Malcolm X's estate executors are facing legal action after allegedly falling behind on payments to a storage unit company.Administrators allegedly...

Mary J. Blige To Play Malcolm X's Wife In Tv Drama

5th June 2012

Mary J. Blige has signed on to play civil rights hero Malcolm X's wife in a new TV drama.The R&B...

Most-watched Show Sunday? 60 Minutes

16th April 2012

With its hour-long tribute to Mike Wallace on Sunday, CBS's 60 Minutes easily became the most-watched show of the night,...

Malcolm X's Daughter Arrested

15th December 2011

The daughter of slain civil rights activist Malcolm X has been arrested for allegedly breaching the conditions of her probation.Malikah...

Malcolm X's Daughter Handed Probation For Identity Theft

29th July 2011

Civil rights leader Malcolm X's daughter has been sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to identity theft.Malikah Shabazz...

Russell Simmons Hails 50 Cent's Poverty Pledge

19th July 2011

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has applauded rap superstar 50 Cent's pledge to feed one billion African people, comparing his efforts...

Spike Lee To Direct Oldboy Remake?

7th July 2011

Spike Lee is in negotiations to direct a remake of 'Oldboy'. The 54-year-old filmmaker - famed for his movies about...

Malcolm X's Daughter Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

10th June 2011

Civil rights leader Malcolm X's daughter has pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding the 70-year-old widow of one of her...

Airplane! And Exorcist Included In National Film Registry

29th December 2010

'Airplane!', 'The Exorcist', and 'The Pink Panther' are among the latest movies added to the National Film Registry.The three titles...

Films By Recently Deceased Directors Selected For Posterity

28th December 2010

Less than two weeks after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner's Star...

Bob Marley's Son Tell His Story

1st December 2010

Bob Marley's son has written a book called 'Dear Dad'.Ky-Mani Marley was just five when his father died in 1981,...

Malcolm X Killer Paroled

27th April 2010

THOMAS HAGAN, the man who assassinated MALCOLM X in 1965, has been released on parole.Hagan was freed from the minimum-security...

Heather Mills: The New Gandhi

10th August 2009

Heather Mills thinks she's the next Gandhi.The former model - the ex-wife of Sir Paul McCartney - identifies with the...

Heather Mills: The New Ghandi

10th August 2009

Heather Mills thinks she's the next Gandhi.The former model - the ex-wife of Sir Paul McCartney - identifies with the...

Washington Likens Himself To Malcolm X

19th June 2007

Sacked GREY'S ANATOMY star ISAIAH WASHINGTON has likened the media persecution of him to that suffered by race activists MALCOLM...

Lee Refutes Terrorist Influence

7th May 2007

Moviemaker SPIKE LEE has furiously defended his acclaimed film MALCOLM X from charges it inspired a US terrorist. John Walker...

Lee Wins Top Journalism Award For Katrina Doc

20th February 2007

Director SPIKE LEE has added a top American journalism award to his slew of filmmaking plaudits, for his anti-US government...

Snoop: 'The Police Hate Me Because I Keep Felons Straight'

31st January 2007

Rapper SNOOP DOGG is convinced he has become a target for police in California because the authorities hate the fact...

Lee On The Hunt For The New James Brown

29th January 2007

Moviemaker SPIKE LEE is hunting for the perfect JAMES BROWN, so he can make a start on a planned biopic...

Director Lee And Brother In Property Dispute

30th December 2006

SPIKE LEE's brother CHRISTOPHER is furious the director won't let him sell a piece of land he is legally entitled...

Lee Takes On Los Angeles Riots

7th December 2006

MALCOLM X director SPIKE LEE is set to take on another hot-button political issue when he brings the drama of...

Washington: 'Whitney Is Clean And Clear'

31st October 2006

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has praised his THE PREACHER'S WIFE co-star WHITNEY HOUSTON for overcoming her drug habit, hailing the...

Spike Lee Blasts Us History Lessons

7th September 2006

Director SPIKE LEE is furious that US history lessons refuse to acknowledge slavery in America. MALCOLM X director LEE is...

Lee Recalls Katrina Sadness

15th July 2006

Film-maker SPIKE LEE knew he had to act for the victims of Hurricane Katrina after watching the horrific disaster hit...

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