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December 19, 2011

Yung Joc’s Studio Robbed At Gunpoint In ATL

Yung Joc’s Studio Robbed At Gunpoint In ATL

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    ATL Native, Yung Joc, fell victim to a robbery over the weekend. Joc himself wasn’t present at the time of the robbery of his recording studio located in a home on Boyd Avenue, in the Northwest Section of Atlanta. The suspects got away with an estimated $50,000 in equipment. Two men allegedly hid in the bushes nearby the home, and then surprised two caretakers of the studio (a…

Your Black Gossip: Rihanna Runs Off Stage To Vomit Mid-Concert

Your Black Gossip: Rihanna Runs Off Stage To Vomit Mid-Concert

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    During a concert in Lisbon, Portugal, pop-star Rihanna a.k.a the black Lindsay Lohan, was allegedly so drunk that she ran from the stage vomiting.The video footage has made waves as concern for the singer and her hard partying ways continue to have friends, family and friends on high alert.RiRi was in the middle of “What’s My Name” when “Oh-na-na” turned into “Oh-no-no” and some people in the sold-out…

Unhealthy Hair Habits Can Cause Hair Trauma Including Alopecia

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I must say that I used to be guilty of quite a few unhealthy hair habits. My most frequent infraction was the overuse of heat. When I was in college, I blow-dried and flat ironed my hair ever 2 weeks. Needless to say, my hair gradually thinned and began to break. Sometimes we will sacrifice the health of our mane for a fly hairstyle. The ‘do will look fantastic but…

Dr. Julianne Malveaux: Robert Champion is a Drum Major for Change

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    by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President – Bennett College for Women Most parents of college students look forward to December, when their students come home for the holidays.  Some are so excited to see their offspring home that they actually come to their colleges to pick them up.  Others prepare special treats and goodies as an antidote to the oft complained about cafeteria food. Robert and Pam Champion won’t…

Tina Knowles Is A ‘Single Lady’ Now

Tina Knowles Is A ‘Single Lady’ Now

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    Beyonce’s mama is now free to do her own “thang.”  The divorce is finally done and over with, and she is now legally disconnected from her estranged husband, Mathew.   The story was broke to the nation by Lady Drama two years ago and it’s taken this long for their situation to be over and done with. Mathew was served a paternity suit by Alexsandra Wright, with whom…

Maya Angelou Furious at Rapper Common for Putting Her on a Song with the N-Word In It

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Black Like Moi reports. Maya Angelou has some nasty words for the rapper Common.  Angelou told the New York Post that she’s horrified that Common put her on a song that has the N-word all over it.  In the song “The Dreamer,” Common uses an Angelou poem that she wrote and recited at his request. The poem Angelou recites reminds people of color to pursue their dreams and includes lines…

Will & Jada Pinkett Smith Marriage Problems Caused By Their Children

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According to TMZ: Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith have bounced back from the separation rumors that plagued them earlier this year … and all stemmed from differing opinions on how to manage their superstar kids that caused the original strife. Sources close to the couple tell say they are doing “wonderful” now — but earlier this year, sources said there was tension between the two over how best…

obama family vacation costs $4.2 million

Obama Family Vacation is Most Expensive In History: $4.1 Million

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The recent Hawaii vacation taken by President Obama and his family has been officially documented as the most expensive in  history.  The fights alone will cost roughly $3.2 million.   The total tab will run over $4 million. The Airforce says that it costs $181,757 per flight to operate Airforce One.  There is a nine hour flight to Hawaii if you fly direct, which runs $3,271,611 for a round trip….

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

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    Your Black World reports The New York Times has an interview out on Attorney General Eric Holder.  Holder has been the subject of numerous calls by the Right Wing for him to be impeached over a failed program to track guns being shipped to Mexico for drug violence. Some have described Holder as a “partisan lightning rod” due to his position on illegal immigration.  Holder says that conservatives…

Marine Asks First Lady To Corps Ball And She Says Yes…If Her Husband Agrees

Marine Asks First Lady To Corps Ball And She Says Yes…If Her Husband Agrees

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    Your Black Politics reports: While passing out gifts for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots, Lance Cpl. Aaron Leeks, 20, soldiered up and asked the First Lady of the United States to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball. Meeks said that, besides being gorgeous, he admires the work that Mrs. Obama does with the military. He spotted Michelle leaning over a toy bin sorting through hundreds…

School Band Played ‘Dixie’ at a Site Where Three Black Men were Lynched in 1906

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There’s nothing like playing the song “Dixie” to remind us of a time when lynching black people was a source of entertainment.  The president of Missouri State University has apologized for playing the song at a site where three black men were lynched in 1906.   Interim President Clif Smart says that the song was an “unfortunate selection” and that it won’t be played again in public by the band.