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More than three months after Alfred Wright, brother of American Idol contestant Savion Wright, was found dead in East Texas, mystery continues to shroud the circumstances surrounding his death. Was he the victim of a racially-motivated murder? Did his rumored relationship with the white relative of a local law enforcement official have anything to do with it? And what exactly happened in the hours before he was found… Continue reading We Want Justice! Family Of Black Texas Man Found Dead After Relationship With White Woman Offers $30K Reward For Info On The Case

Paula Deen received a standing ovation and thunderous applause from her audience of 1,500 fans at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertainment Show in Houston on Saturday.

In her first public appearance since news broke that she’d used the N-word, and was subsequently fired from the Food Network, Deen broke down on the stage.

“These are tears of joy, y’all,” the celebrity chef cried. “I’ve said all… Continue reading ‘I’m Back!’ Paula Deen Cries ‘Tears of Joy’ At Texas Cooking Show

Wendy Davis Wendy Davis’ filibuster in Texas senate draws celebrity support, criticism of networks

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Wendy Davis, a Democrat in the Texas state Senate, attempted to block a vote on SB 5 — a strict anti-abortion bill — with a 13-hour filibuster on the Senate floor.

According to the Associated Press, initially Republican lawmakers declared the bill passed, but later admitted that they did not get it signed in time.

Deadline reports that no network… Continue reading Wendy Davis’ filibuster in Texas senate draws celebrity support, criticism of networks

New DVD Blu-Ray: ‘Cloud Atlas,’ ‘Texas Chainsaw’

Cloud Atlas

‘Cloud Atlas’ explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the prese… Read More

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Moviefone’s Blu-ray of the Week“Cloud Atlas”What’s it about? Cloud Atlas delves into how the consequences of one’s actions can travel farther than we know – through time and space, impacting lives even in the distant future.Why we’re IN: Aside from its its… Continue reading New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Cloud Atlas,' 'Texas Chainsaw'

chainsaw1030 Box Office Report: Texas Chainsaw Starts 2013 With Solid Weekend; Zero Dark Thirty Primed For An Even Bigger OneHere’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Texas Chainsaw 3-D – $ 23.0 million

2. Django Unchained – $ 20.0 million

3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - $ 17.5 million

4. Les Miserables - $ 16.1 million

5. Parental Guidance – $ 10.1 million

6. Jack Reacher - $ 9.3 million

7. This is 40 – $ 8.5 million

8. Lincoln – $ 5.2 million

9. The Guilt Trip - $