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Whoopi Goldberg was among the honorees at the Lupus Foundation of America’s annual Butterfly Gala in New York City. They were honored for their work to improve the lives of people with lupus. The Gala seeks to focus attention on lupus, an autoimmune disease that affects 1.5 million Americans, mostly women of childbearing age.
The Lupus Foundation of America is the foremost national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus, and providing support, services, and hope to all people affected by lupus. For more information about lupus and the foundation’s work visit Lupus.org.
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Many have wondered what was the deal with Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg, well apparently they didn’t know themselves. There was this rumor that Whoopi and Oprah had some kind of falling out. On Monday, Nov. 15th The Color Purple cast reunites 25 years later and the two women discuss what went on with them.
“Whoopi came up to me and she said, Read more
For Colored Girls brought in $20.1 Million on the opening weekend. The movie starring Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashad and more, came in third. The movie attracted mostly Black women. According to Lionsgate, 81 percent of the audience was African American, and 82 percent was female. The movie also received an “A” rating from CinemaScore audiences.
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The cast of For Colored Girls are featured on a double-cover issue of Essence magazine. The women are featured on one cover and the men are featured on the other.
One of the stars, Anika Noni Rose tells the mag: “I want this film to awaken people to the power of Black actresses. I want people to know there are things that Black women go through that aren’t slavery or hip-hop. I want people to know Black women as Americans…”
The movie opens November 5th. Read more
Bill O’Reilly got Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar so worked up during a discussion about building a mosque at ground zero that they both stormed off the show. Barbara Walters was not too pleased with them walking off. Check out the video of the incident.