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December 7, 2011

Terrence Howard’s Wife Gets A Restraining Order, Claims Howard Threaten to Kill Her

Terrence Howard’s Wife Gets A Restraining Order, Claims Howard Threaten to Kill Her

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   According to court records, Terrence Howard and his ex-wife Michelle aren’t getting along.  In fact, according to Michelle, the situation has gotten deadly.  Michelle says Terrence beats her and threatens to kill her.  Terrence is denying everything, saying that his wife is making things up. Michelle has laid out some damning allegations against the actor.  She says that Howard started beating her just 7 days after they were married…

Government Has Been Testing AIDS Drugs On Foster Children For More Than 20 Years

Government Has Been Testing AIDS Drugs On Foster Children For More Than 20 Years

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This is sad.  We expect the government to protect these children, not to use them as crash test dummies…     Government-funded researchers tested AIDS drugs on hundreds of foster children over the past two decades, often without providing them a basic protection afforded in federal law and required by some states, an Associated Press review has found.The research funded by the National Institutes of Health spanned the country. It…

Teddy Riley and Former Blackstreet Members Headed to Court

Teddy Riley and Former Blackstreet Members Headed to Court

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      R&B producer Teddy Riley filed a lawsuit against his former band mates of Blackstreet. He says the members in question have used the group’s name illegally, since he’s half the owner of the group’s trademark. Chauncey Hannibal is the other “Blackstreet” owner. According to the lawsuit, Mark Middleton and Eric Williams have used the group’s name to book performances, including a claim to the Blackstreet name in…

TJ Holmes to Leave CNN for BET

TJ Holmes to Leave CNN for BET

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    Former CNN weekend news anchor T.J. Holmes has decided to hang up his CNN hat and take on the challenge of running things at BET.  A rep from CNN just confirmed that Holmes will be hitting the exit, and BET has just announced that TJ will sign a multi-platform deal with the network. Holmes has become a staple for CNN Weekend, working the show “Newsroom” since 2006.  CNN’s…

Tameka Raymond Tweets Gay Men Should Wear Wristbands

Tameka Raymond Tweets Gay Men Should Wear Wristbands

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    Usher’s ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, recently took to Twitter to express her feelings about undercover gay men and what they should wear. Last month, the 40-year-old mother and stylist filed a petition against ex-husband Usher for sole custody of their two sons and additional child support. But the singer isn’t the only man on the receiving end of Tameka’s rage. She also sent out a message to gay men…

Rick Santorum: Gay Sex Is Not ‘Equal’ To Hetero Sex

Rick Santorum: Gay Sex Is Not ‘Equal’ To Hetero Sex

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    Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum gave a curious explanation for his opposition to gay marriage at a campaign stop on Monday at a Christian college in Iowa. A recent graduate of the college compared gay marriage to interracial marriage and pressed Santorum on why it would be “a hit to faith and family in America.” ABC News reported that the former Pennsylvania senator got agitated and started talking…

Soul Singer Howard Tate Dies at 72

Soul Singer Howard Tate Dies at 72

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    Howard Tate – a gifted 1960s soul singer who left the music business after his now-beloved records were ignored, only to reemerge decades later to a cult following – died earlier this month of multiple myeloma and leukemia, reports Billboard. He was 72. Few details have been released, but Rolling Stone is reporting that Tate died on Dec. 2. Born in Georgia and raised in Philadelphia, Tate began…

Availability Of Morning After Pill To Minors To Be Decided By FDA Tomorrow

Availability Of Morning After Pill To Minors To Be Decided By FDA Tomorrow

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  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to make a decision tomorrow on whether or not to make the morning after pill available over the counter to girls under the age of 17. Since first sparking controversy five years ago upon its release into the market, Plan B has only been available behind-the-counter to adult women — after they presented identification. In an interview with the Washington…

President Obama Promises Aid To Fight LGBTQ Discrimination In Foreign Countries

President Obama Promises Aid To Fight LGBTQ Discrimination In Foreign Countries

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    Black Like Moi reports: President Barack Obama refuses to fully support gay marriage, instead opting to back a civil union that offers the same benefits as marriage. He has said that individual states should decide the “gay marriage issue” and reassures the LGBTQ community that his personal opinion on gay marriage, which was a bit conservative to say the least, is “still evolving.” But that doesn’t stop him…

Why No Barbie Dolls with Natural Hair? A Woman Helps Break the Mold

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In 1959, Mattel, Inc. launched a fashion doll that is now famously known as Barbie. It is one of the most successful toy lines ever but the plastic doll has also faced a great deal of scrutiny. The main complaint is that Barbie promotes a standard of beauty that most females do not fit into; especially African American girls. Many people would argue that Barbie dolls do not have a profound affect on their young…

New Study: Being Overweight is Better than Being Lazy

New Study: Being Overweight is Better than Being Lazy

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  Black Like Moi reports: According to a new study, physical fitness is a better indication of health than BMI. Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association published the ground-breaking study which observed 14,000 men and women over a six year period. The findings were at the very least, surprising: Men and women who were overweight with higher physical fitness levels, still had a 19% lower risk of heart disease…

Your Black News: Mother Kills Herself and Shoots Children After Being Denied Foodstamps

Your Black News: Mother Kills Herself and Shoots Children After Being Denied Foodstamps

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    Black Like Moi reports: After being denied food stamp benefits, Rachelle Grimmer, 38, committed suicide in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission office in Laredo late Monday afternoon — after holding a supervisor hostage and critically wounding her two children, said authorities. Investigator Joe Baeza of the Laredo Police Department, contends that Grimmer was obviously angry that her case had been denied and that she walked around…