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HEALTH MATTERS: 12 years later, Theresa Ford is a leukemia survivor

When the news about comedian/actor Charlie Murphy’s death from leukemia hit social media, the world stopped just long enough for thousands of people to talk about how this form of blood cancer has affected their lives. Like most cancers, leukemia, a disorder of the blood cells, is more than one type of disease. In fact, Read More…

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SIMPLY JESSICA: Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ talks about his friend, Charlie Murphy

Cedric “The Entertainer” was left speechless April 12 when he heard that his friend Charlie Murphy had died in a New York City hospital after a long struggle with leukemia. Charlie was the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy. He was 57. He co-wrote Eddie Murphy’s movie “Norbit” and co-starred in “Black Jesus” and “The Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Meet the Blacks’ pokes fun at ‘The Purge’

Just in time for some April foolery is this weekend’s release of “The Purge” parody from writer/director Deon Taylor called “Meet the Blacks.” The farce stars Mike Epps and a cast of comedy and pop culture icons including Mike Tyson, Charlie Murphy, George Lopez, DeRay Davis, Lavell Crawford, Paul Mooney, Snoop Dogg, Perez Hilton, Tameka Read More…