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November 21, 2011

Clarence Thomas Dedicates New Museum Hometown

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    A new history museum is open in the tiny community where Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas grew up in coastal Georgia. Thomas spoke Saturday at the dedication of the museum and historical marker in Pin Point, a community just outside Savannah. Thomas told a crowd including his wife, mother and sister that he’d always hoped he would “bring honor” to his hometown. Pin Point was settled in the…

NBA Stars Set To Lead 4-Game Charity Tour

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LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony are going home — and bringing friends with them. With no end to the NBA lockout in sight, the All-Star group is set to lead a four-game “Homecoming Tour,” starting with a matchup in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio on Dec. 1, followed by a Dec. 4 game in New Orleans, a Dec. 7 game in Chicago and culminating with a…

DMX And Wife Planning To Repair Relationship On New VH1 Reality Series

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Continuing to stay in the headlines for reasons that don’t lead to jail time, DMX and his wife Tashera Simmons recently announced that they will star on VH1’s reality series Relationship Rehab. Relationship Rehab is a spin-off of the popular VH1 show, Celebrity Rehab and is scheduled to begin taping next month. Earl and Tashera have been wed for 20 years and have four children together. The two have been…

Five Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators

Five Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators

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    With the recent scandals at Penn State University, the Catholic Church and other places, it is clear that we should find ways to educate our children to prepare them for potential child predators.  Here is a short list of things you should teach your child about predators; it may save his/her life: via Black Mother, Black Woman: Please Read: Five Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators.

You Go Grandma: 44-Yr Old Grandmother to Compete for State Arm Wrestling Title « Black Women Today

You Go Grandma: 44-Yr Old Grandmother to Compete for State Arm Wrestling Title « Black Women Today

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    Your Black World reports A grandmother out of  East New York is prepared to step out and fight for the arm wrestling championship for the state of New York.  Joyce Boone is 44 years young and won the city championship in April.  She also has the highest ranking in the state of New York this year. via You Go Grandma: 44-Yr Old Grandmother to Compete for State Arm…

Journalist Names Her Abuser to Shame Him

Journalist Names Her Abuser to Shame Him

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    For 26 years, Goldie Taylor lived with a secret. As a 16-year-old cheerleader at a St. Louis area high school in 1984, Taylor says she was sexually abused by an athletic coach at her school. The abuse cased her to act out, to let her grades drop, and ultimately to drop out of school altogether. Taylor, a former Marine and veteran journalist and media consultant, moved on with…

Player Allegedly Murdered by His Own Brother

Player Allegedly Murdered by His Own Brother

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    Greg Halman, an outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, was allegedly stabbed to death by his brother on Monday.  Halman, a 24-year old free agent in 2004, made his debut to the major leagues in 2010. Police arrived on the scene after receiving a 911 call stating that he was bleeding from a stab wound.  They were unable to bring him back, in spite of their efforts. via Your…

Madam Butterfly Asks: Why are Kanye’s Clothes Getting Tighter Every Year?

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Madam Butterfly at Your Black Gossip is asking why Kanye West’s clothes keep getting tighter every year.  Based on the evidence, it’s hard to argue that she’s not telling the truth.  Could he be sending a message?  You be the judge. click to read

Mamma Minaj Plans To Release A Gospel Album

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  Nicki Minaj, the bi-sexual hip-hop superstar who curses up a storm and puts Lil Kim to shame with her outfits, has announced that she is going to take her “swag” to the church.  During an acceptance speech at the American Music Awards Minaj told the audience that she is going to help her mom release a gospel album. Her mother already has a publicist, and the album will be…

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

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    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden braved the crowd at a NASCAR racing event by serving as Grand Marshals for the Ford 400 NASCAR race in Florida.  The two were there to support the Joining Forces Initiative, which helps veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. As the first lady yelled “start your engines,” the boos from the crowd were loud and clear.  The boos were especially…