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December 8, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

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    by Dr. Boyce Watkins – Your Black World, Scholarship in Action Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich has some interesting views on both President Obama and the food stamp program.  First, Gingrich believes that President Obama is the “best food stamp president in history,” since, according to Newt, there are 47 million Americans on food stamps.  Secondly, Gingrich seems to think that you can use food stamps to pay…

Judge Orders Terrence Howard to Stay 100 Yards Away from His Wife | What The Ha-yell!

Judge Orders Terrence Howard to Stay 100 Yards Away from His Wife | What The Ha-yell!

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    Your Black World reports Actor Terrence Howard’s saga with his ex-wife Michelle gets stranger by the minute.   After his estranged wife released reports that he has threatened to kill her, a judge has ordered Howard to stay 100 yards away from her.  The Oscar-nominated star of Iron Man and Hustle & Flow is denying his wife’s allegations, stating that she has threatened to destroy his career. via Judge Orders Terrence…

13-Yr Old Boy Arrested for Burping Loudly During Class

13-Yr Old Boy Arrested for Burping Loudly During Class

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    Now the hardened criminals of the world apparently consist of those who burp louder than they should.  A 13-year old boy was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico for allegedly burping during class.   His lawsuit claims that after he “burped audibly,” his teacher called the resource officer, who then had the boy arrested for “interfering with public education.” via 13-Yr Old Boy Arrested for Burping Loudly During Class.

BlackLifeCoaches.net: Developing Healthy Boundaries In Your Marriage

BlackLifeCoaches.net: Developing Healthy Boundaries In Your Marriage

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    At the base of many problems that surface in a marriage, boundaries seem to trump the list. For some reason, once we are married we seem to throw away the ideal of our partner’s boundaries and ignore the very principles that were paramount when we met. Let’s start with a definition of boundary; “personal property lines that define who you are and who you are not.” As we…

Raynard Jackson: Cain Was Not Able

Raynard Jackson: Cain Was Not Able

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    by Raynard Jackson Former presidential candidate, Herman Cain, proved that despite a load of God given talent, he was unable to be a serious contender for the highest office in the land. In the immortal words of former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, “to every man there comes a time when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a great and mighty work;…

Octavia Spencer Beat Out Mo’Nique, Jennifer Hudson & Queen Latifah for ‘The Help’ Role

Octavia Spencer Beat Out Mo’Nique, Jennifer Hudson & Queen Latifah for ‘The Help’ Role

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    In an interview with Anderson Cooper, Octavia Spencer admitted that she was up against some stiff competition when she was being considered for the role of “Minny” in blockbuster hit, “The Help.” The 41-year-old actress told the talk show host that she beat out Mo’Nique, Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah. “There were a lot of big name people who were out there and being considered for this role….

Gadhafi’s Son Caught Trying To Escape To Mexico

Gadhafi’s Son Caught Trying To Escape To Mexico

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    Your Black World reports: Al-Saadi Gadhafi, son of assassinated Libyan ruler, Moammar Gadhafi, was captured trying to make a run for the border, according to Mexican officials. He was assisted by a shadowy crew of international characters, including two Mexicans, one Canadian and one Danish suspect. Interior Secretary Alejandro Poire said the four suspects had been detained. The three relatives who were also a part of the plot…

Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo Join The Will & Jaden Smith Super Hero Family

Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo Join The Will & Jaden Smith Super Hero Family

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    Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo Join Will & Jaden Smith in M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘After Earth’ Will Smith will star as our hero and Jaden Smith will play his son, who is considered a warrior failure and has to step up to his potential to save his father. Kravitz who played Angel Salvador in “X-Men: First Class” will play Smith’s daughter – (Willow was too busy being a…

Idris Elba To Play Nelson Mandela In Official Biopic

Idris Elba To Play Nelson Mandela In Official Biopic

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    Idris Elba is set to play Nelson Mandela in the “official” biopic for former South African President.   Is this the real deal or does “official” mean that we’re going to get the fluffy story about Mandela’s life? Click to read more on YourBlackCelebrities.com    

Compton Girl Becomes Youngest Black Woman To Fly Solo Across The United States

Compton Girl Becomes Youngest Black Woman To Fly Solo Across The United States

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Kimberly Anyadike flew straight out of Compton with a Tuskegee Airman by her side, later becoming the youngest black woman in American history to fly solo across the entire United States.  

Steve Harvey To Leave Stand-up Comedy To Host New NBC Talk Show

Steve Harvey To Leave Stand-up Comedy To Host New NBC Talk Show

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    From the New York Post: The comedian Steve Harvey has a nationally syndicated morning radio show. He’s the host of “Family Feud.” A movie based on his bestselling dating advice book is due out in March. He still does about 25 dates of stand-up a year. And yet all this, he said, is “the calm before the storm.” Next fall, NBC plans to begin airing his new daytime…

Yvette Carnell: The Case for Allowing Fathers to Opt Out of Paying Child Support

Yvette Carnell: The Case for Allowing Fathers to Opt Out of Paying Child Support

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    by Yvette Carnell, Your Black World Up at Black Like Moi, the question being asked is, if a woman can choose to abort a child, can a man choose not to pay child support? Or to put it less bluntly, if having a child is a woman’s choice, is it still a man’s responsibility? I’m sorry ladies, but this issue warrants a good airing out. For my part,…