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December 1, 2011

AIDS Infected Former Howard U. Student Admits to Unprotected Sex on Campus

AIDS Infected Former Howard U. Student Admits to Unprotected Sex on Campus

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    Howard University campus heartthrob William “Reds” Brawner was a hot commodity. His former roommate and friend Mike Brown recalls an incident from their junior year. “I didn’t know that Reds had a female guest in his room when another girl showed up unannounced,” says Brown, who was left to answer the door.  “Will liked the girls and the girls liked Will,” Brown says with a chuckle. They were…

Study Says: Black-Americans Prefer To Be Called Black Rather Than African-American

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  Unbeknownst to many, Blacks in America struggle to “gain footing” and adopt a solid identity in America. The reference to Blacks in America as African-American can be misleading and further disassociate them from America and American culture. Black Americans argue that when a White-African immigrates to America, they are not referred to as being African-American; they are referred to as White. Furthermore, when a Black-African immigrates to America, they…

VH1 First Made For TV Biopic About TLC

VH1 First Made For TV Biopic About TLC

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VH1 has announced plans to make a bio-pic about the group TLC, three women who came to define music all throughout the 1990s.  The film is set to be the first of a series of stabs at the movie business that will be taken by the network. Read more on Your Black Woman »  

Red Cross Offends Black Student Donors in New Jersey School

Red Cross Offends Black Student Donors in New Jersey School

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    Parents of students at a New Jersey high school are demanding answers from the American Red Cross after their children said a worker told them they could give two pints of blood if they wanted to because they were African American and their blood could be given to “the little black kids in Africa.” When the mother of one of the students contacted the Red Cross for answers,…

Kentucky Church Bans Interracial Couples From Membership, Church Functions And Worship Services

Kentucky Church Bans Interracial Couples From Membership, Church Functions And Worship Services

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    A small Pike County church has voted not to accept interracial couples as members or let them take part in some worship activities. The decision has caused sharp reaction and disapproval in the Eastern Kentucky county. “It’s not the spirit of the community in any way, shape or form,” Randy Johnson, president of the Pike County Ministerial Association, said of the vote. The issue came up at the…

Mississippi Hate Crimes Increase Even As Counties Underreport Stats

Mississippi Hate Crimes Increase Even As Counties Underreport Stats

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    A recently released FBI report details the fact that there’s been a spike in Mississippi hate crimes over the past year. But activists are concerned that the numbers may in fact be twice as high than what’s officially on record. There were 11 reported hate crimes in the state last year, up from two in 2009. Of the 63 participating agencies in Mississippi, Gulfport was the only one…

Matthew Knowles Attempts to Recreate Destiny’s Child with ‘From Above’

Matthew Knowles Attempts to Recreate Destiny’s Child with ‘From Above’

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      Since the disbandment of Destiny’s Child, there has been an opening for a new female group to capture fans attention. Creator Mathew Knowles has a plan to construct a new band to follow in the footsteps of Beyonce, Kelly and Michelle. After developing Destiny’s Child into one of the best-selling female groups of all-time, Knowles is attempting to recreate that success. The music mogul recently partnered with…

Al Sharpton Ratings Smash! MSNBC #1 Among Black Viewers

Al Sharpton Ratings Smash! MSNBC #1 Among Black Viewers

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      After much controversy about the hiring of the Rev. Al Sharpton to fill the MSNBC time slot vacated by liberal pundit Cenk Uygur, the new TV ratings are in, and Sharpton’s show is a smash! While MSNBC has never been able to trump the conservative juggernaut of Fox News, MSNBC resoundingly beat CNN in all “dayparts,” according to the latest Neilsen ratings. TVNewser reports: MSNBC pulled back…

Michael Vick Reaches Out to Nate Dogg’s Son

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According to TMZ Vick just made another deposit in the karma bank … ’cause dude inspired a young dogg — Nate Dogg’s son — by reaching out to talk football and family this week. Here’s how Vick connected with Naijiel Hale — a football stud at Lakewood High, outside Los Angeles. Naijiel’s mom entered him in a Vick giveaway contest on Facebook by telling the Eagles QB … her son…

Well Known School Denies Boy With HIV An Education [VIDEO]

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View more videos at: http://nbcphiladelphia.com. The Milton Hersey School was founded by the chocolate tycoon as a school that “nurtures and educates children in social and financial need to lead fulfilling and productive lives.” But it seems that fulfillment won’t be coming for a 13-year-old honor student from Delaware County who is infected with the virus that causes AIDS. via Hershey School Turns Away Boy With HIV | NBC Philadelphia.

Police Investigate ANOTHER Hazing Incident Involving FAMU’s Marching 100

Police Investigate ANOTHER Hazing Incident Involving FAMU’s Marching 100

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    Authorities are investigating another possible case of hazing connected to Florida A&M University band. The Tallahassee Police Department has opened an investigation into the alleged battery of 18-year-old Bria Shante Hunter. The freshman clarinet player suffered a fractured thigh bone and damaged knee. Probe: Police are investigating the alleged battery of 18-year-old Bria Shante Hunter (not pictured), a clarinet player in Florida A&M’s marching band Hunter’s parents told…

Fugitive Child Molester Rescues Suicidal Teen From Drowning Herself

Fugitive Child Molester Rescues Suicidal Teen From Drowning Herself

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    A jogger who saved a suicidal teenager from drowning herself in a Connecticut lake was a convicted child molester on the lam from Georgia for six years. Michael Rogers, 49, said shortly after the rescue that he could not bear to walk away and have the girl’s death on his conscience, and Hamden police said an officer involved in the rescue might have died without his help, too….

The Media Gives Up on the Herman Cain Campaign

The Media Gives Up on the Herman Cain Campaign

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    Your Black World reports. Maybe it was one random woman too many, but the media has finally decided that Herman Cain could never be President of the United States.  Most of the major networks have left his candidacy for dead, and Cain now has as much a chance of success as the chubby kid trying to sprint his way to a gold medal at the Olympics. Read more on…

How To Turn Job Interviews Into Job Offers | Black Life Coaches Network

How To Turn Job Interviews Into Job Offers | Black Life Coaches Network

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    “I can do the job, so why don’t I get the job offer?” Being confident in your professional skills and being able to transfer that confidence in your competence to recruiters and hiring managers are two very different but equally important skills. Who gets the job offers? The people who turn job interviews into job offers with the greatest ease are the people who are able to identify…

Black Man Refuses to Take Down His Confederate Flag

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He has an attorney who is helping him to get permission to fly the flag. He sees it as a symbol of states’ rights,not racism.  Is he crazy?  You be the judge.