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October 8, 2015

Why We Are Losing the Battle Against HIV

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teenagers and millennials in the US have never known a world without AIDS. They live during a time where it is a treatable disease, people are living longer and suffer fewer complications. As a result, there's a lack of urgency and more complacency than ever before. The decrease in comprehensive sex education programs in schools have contributed to an increasing number of youth living with HIV in the US, many of whom do not know that they are infected.

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Wendy Williams Not Afraid to Ask Aretha Franklin Tough Questions in Queen of Soul's First Post-Op TV Interview

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Leave it to Wendy Williams to get her wish.

The daytime talk show host of 'The Wendy Williams Show' who nailed the first televised phone interview with Aretha Franklin after her surgery was able to convince the Queen of Soul to also give her the first on-camera TV interview.

For the intimate conversation, which will air March 2 on 'The Wendy Williams Show,' the New York Times best-selling author and newly announced 'Dancing With the Stars' competitor traveled to Detroit to have high tea at the Townsend Hotel with Franklin.

The 'Respect' singer was frank about her dramatic weight loss, the recent Grammy Awards tribute, her career and love life.

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Sugar Ray Leonard, Wendy Williams & Romeo on Board for 'Dancing With the Stars'

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The cast for the 12th season of ABC's hit competition series 'Dancing With the Stars' was just announced, and there are several notable personalities ready to learn some complicated dances in front of millions of television viewers.

Daytime talk show host and former syndicated radio jock Wendy Williams, actor/rapper Romeo and former world champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard are all onboard for the new season.

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Terrell Owens Returns for Third Season of 'The T.O. Show'

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Terrell Owens is definitely in a place of transition in his personal and professional lives, and VH1 cameras are along for the ride again - to capture the NFL wide receiver in his attempt to reinvent himself and bounce back.

The cable network announced that the flamboyant football player will return in a few months for a third season of 'The T.O. Show.'

The second season of the baller's hit VH1 reality show, 'The T.O. Show,' ended with the 37-year-old Alabama native proposing to his longtime girlfriend, Kari. Meanwhile, his business partner and publicist, Monique, quit.

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20 Questions With Actress Tatyana Ali

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Tatyana Ali might have made a name for herself as Ashley Banks on the 1990s hit sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' but these days, she's showing more of her own personality on the Martin Lawrence-produced TV One comedy 'Love That Girl!'

Ali is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series at the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards - which takes place on March 4 - a clear nod that her latest career step is making the critics take notice. sat down with the 32-year-old Brooklyn-born triple threat to chat about television today, why she hasn't given up on the idea of recording another album and why she can't get enough of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta.'

Here's 20 Questions with Tatyana Ali.

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20 Questions With 'For Colored Girls' Star Anika Noni Rose

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Several notable movie critics and mainstream news publications were quick to point out the lack of diversity with film nominees this awards season. One person not biting her tongue is 'For Colored Girls' star Anika Noni Rose.

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Here's 20 Questions with Anika Noni Rose.

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No More Pork For Aretha Franklin; Queen Of Soul Discusses Weight Loss Regimen

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This past Sunday, Aretha Franklin turned up on the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards – her first television appearance since undergoing surgery for an undisclosed ailment in December.

Following a star-studded Grammy Awards tribute and the show's opening number by Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Martina McBride and Florence Welch, the Queen of Soul appeared noticeably slimmer in a video clip, where she thanked fans for their cards, flowers and prayers.
And, if the 68 year-old vocal powerhouse has her choice, she will keep shedding more pounds in the near future.


"I want to not only maintain the weight I am at now, but better it, by one dress size," the 'Respect' singer told the Associated Press this week.

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20 Questions With R&B Singer/Songwriter Eric Benét

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R&B crooner Eric Benét had his share of collaborative hits, including 'Georgy Porgy' with Faith Evans and 'Spend My Life With You' featuring Tamia, but the crux of his notoriety came from his highly publicized marriage to Halle Berry, where Benét's infidelity ultimately ended things.

That's all in his past now.

The Grammy Award nominee is newly engaged, and his daughter, India, is following in his footsteps by pursuing her own singing career. Fresh off touring with Fantasia and Kandi Burruss, Benét has been promoting his latest offering, 'Lost in Time.'

The 44-year-old singer sat down with to chat about how he proposed to the new lady in his life and how he's grown since his controversial breakup.

Here's 20 Questions With Eric Benét.

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20 Questions With Grammy Award Winning, Alternative Hip Hop/Soul Crooner Cee Lo Green

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He's rapped about 'Soul Food' in his Goodie Mob days, sang us 'Crazy' as the frontman for Gnarls Barkley and most recently had a pop anthem with 'F**k You,' the 2010 Grammy Award-nominated hit that gives the middle finger to gold diggers everywhere.

In just a few days, the beloved chameleon entertainer known as Cee Lo Green will do the unexpected in an out-of-the-box Grammy performance.

But first, the self-proclaimed 'Lady Killer' filled in on Atlanta's music scene, why he's not into men wearing high heels and just how great he's feeling while on the cusp of another major career moment.

Here's 20 Questions with Cee Lo Green.

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon: Expecting a Boy and a Girl

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In December, Nick Cannon shared with the world that he and wife Mariah Carey are expecting twins. Now, comes news that the couple is expecting a boy and a girl.

The 'We Belong Together' singer told Life & Style magazine, "Even before we announced it was twins, I was trying to keep everything gender-neutral because I didn't want to impose an identity on them too soon."

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