Week of March 11-March 17, 2013

Tamar Braxton Confirms Her Pregnancy

Although Tamar Braxton has openly expressed her willingness to wait until she's started her career to have her first child with her husband Vince, this week she revealed that she was indeed pregnant and expecting to deliver her first baby this summer! Tamar made this special announcement on "Good Morning America while doing press runs for the upcoming season of "Braxton Family Values". Watch her big announcement below:



Chicago Bulls star, Derrick Rose, Offers To Pay For Funeral of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins

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Chicago Bulls player Derrick Rose has offered to pay for the funeral expenses of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins who was shot and killed from a drive-by shooting earlier this week. It was reported that Rose also offered to pay for the funeral of slain rapper Lil Jo Jo who was shot while riding his bike last year. Derrick Rose recently because a father last year with the birth of his first son, and has said to always have a close connection to children in Chicago as he spoke during the recent Chicago Public School strike and shed tears over the children's obstacles they face.

Riots Erupt In Brooklyn After Kimani Gray Was Shot And Killed By NYPD

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Riots in Brooklyn, NY erupted after it was revealed that police officers in plainclothes shot a 16-year-old boy in the back, killing him. Kimani Gray, from Flatbush in Brooklyn, was shot seven times by NYPD on Saturday, and since his death, mourners and protesters have gathered every night in the spot where he was killed. Police reports say that Gray pointed a gun at the officers so in return, they opened fire on him but eye-witnesses deny that version of the story.

One eye witness stated, "His hands were down. Kimani started backing up. The cop took his gun and started firing at Kimani. I couldn't believe [the officer] let off his gun. There was no reason. No false move".

A tribute page on Facebook has been set up entitled Justice for Kimani Gray. The page has almost 1,000 fans and states that the unarmed teenager was shot and killed as he "ran for his life".

Season 3 of Braxton Family Values Premieres on WeTV

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The Braxton sisters premiered season three of their hit reality show, "Braxton Family Values" on WeTV with a huge premier party at STK in New York City. All of the Braxton sisters were in attendance, including Tamar, her husband and her baby bump. Others in attendance were Jennifer Williams from "Basketball Wives" and rapper Lil Kim.

First Lady Michelle Obama Covers Vogue Magazine

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First Lady Michelle Obama and her husband, President Barack Obama sat down for an interview with Vogue Magazine where the couple took turns talking about what they have learned from each other in their years of marriage, as well as how they have been able to keep their relationship strong while upholding their roles as the First Family. President Obama also revealed that Michelle upgraded him like "Beyonce in that song!

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