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December 22, 2011

Is The Economy Hitting Obama Hard Too? Worries If His Credit Card Will Go Through At Best Buy [VIDEO]

Is The Economy Hitting Obama Hard Too? Worries If His Credit Card Will Go Through At Best Buy [VIDEO]

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“It will be really embarrassing if it doesn’t,” remarked President Obama as he was attempting to pay for some items he bought while Christmas shopping. (at the 2:39 mark in the video) Obama was taking some time out of the Washington bubble and went shopping at a Best Buy store and Petsmart in Alexandria, Virginia. Source.

Four Former NFL Players File Lawsuits Alleging Brain Damage

Four Former NFL Players File Lawsuits Alleging Brain Damage

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   Four former players in the National Football League, including two who played in the Pro Bowl, are suing the NFL for brain damage.  The players claim that they are now facing serious medical issues as a result of their years in the league. Dorsey Levens and Jamal Lewis, Fulton Kuykendall and Ryan Stewart filed suit against the NFL and NFL Properties LLC in US District Court in Atlanta.  …

Donald Trump For President ‘I Would Do Great With African American’ Voters’

Donald Trump For President ‘I Would Do Great With African American’ Voters’

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    Donald Trump, everyone’s favorite reality television star except for the young woman who defecated on Flavor Flav’s floor during Flavor of Love, called in to On The Record to let host Greta Van Susteren know that he’s the best, basically. Trump told Van Susteren that he believes a third party candidate could beat out a Republican candidate and make Barack Obama a one-term president. In fact, he doesn’t…

Primetime Special “Oprah And The Legendary Cast Of ‘Roots’ 35 Years Later” Airing On OWN In January

Primetime Special “Oprah And The Legendary Cast Of ‘Roots’ 35 Years Later” Airing On OWN In January

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Coming in January, the OWN network will be airing the special event Oprah And The Legendary Cast Of ‘Root’ 35 Years Later in honor of the anniversary of the groundbreaking series. According to a press release, the program will offer…”an intimate reflection on the historic television miniseries based on Alex Haley’s novel which debuted in 1977 to record-breaking ratings. Hosted by Oprah Winfrey at her home in Montecito, California, the…

Dialysis Patient Evicted From Home After Family Break Drug Rule

Dialysis Patient Evicted From Home After Family Break Drug Rule

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A Virginia woman who suffers from a disease that affects her kidneys will lose her residence in public housing over a drug policy her mom and boyfriend broke. Shelly Anderson, 33, will be evicted because the father of her children, Arthur Bates, and mother, Fannie Anderson, were found in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, breaking a drug war policy developed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Fannie…

Yale Coach Resigns Lying On His Application

Yale Coach Resigns Lying On His Application

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    Tom Williams resigned as Yale’s football coach Wednesday amid a university investigation into whether he lied on his resume about being a candidate for a Rhodes Scholarship while a student at Stanford. Williams took over at Yale in 2009 and listed himself as a Rhodes candidate on his resume. The story entered the spotlight when Bulldogs quarterback Patrick Witt had to decide if he would go for his…

Adidas Accused of Trying to Screw Church Servicing the Poor

Adidas Accused of Trying to Screw Church Servicing the Poor

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According to TMZ A church near Chicago that caters to struggling members of its community claims Adidas is on a vicious campaign to torpedo the congregation, and a Chicago Bulls star is caught in the middle. The Christian Faith Fellowship Church in Zion, IL trademarked the name, Add A Zero — and church reps tell us it’s using the trademark to sell clothing and other items to raise money for…

‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Cast Back Together Again

‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Cast Back Together Again

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    According To TMZ It’s been 15 years since “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” went off the air, but it appears most of the cast members are still friends and actually hang out together. Will Smith posted this pic of The Banks clan on his official Facebook page, which we’re told was taken last week at a luncheon for the charity Sweet Blackberry — which Karyn Parsons (Hilary)…

Funeral of Woman Set On Fire In Elevator To Be Paid For By Man She Never Met

Funeral of Woman Set On Fire In Elevator To Be Paid For By Man She Never Met

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A Manhattan financier has offered to pay for the funeral of a woman killed in a brutal elevator arson attack – even though he never knew the unfortunate victim. Hedge fund manager made the generous offer after hearing how Delores Gillespie, 73, was set on fire in her Brooklyn apartment block after returning from a shopping trip on Saturday. via Hedge fund manager to pay for funeral of woman set on…

Robin Thicke Talks Multiple Orgasms, Good Black Men and Why He Never Dated A White Woman

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  Your Black Woman reports: Known for his soulful sound and determination to be accepted by the content of his discography as opposed to the color of his skin, Robin Thicke makes sure that Black women remember that he’s married to one of us in an exclusive Essence interview. Married to the drop-dead gorgeous Paula Patton for 6-years, their white-hot romance (pun intended) has been on display for the world…

Newt Gingrich To Gay Voters: ‘Vote For Obama’

Newt Gingrich To Gay Voters: ‘Vote For Obama’

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    Known for his staunch ant-gay stance, Newt Gingrich stands so strongly by his views that he’s willing to sacrifice a few votes to his opponents. While campaigning in Iowa, Gingrich was approached by William Penn University professor, Scott Arnold, a gay man. He asked Newt “how does he plan to engage gay Americans. How are we to support him?” Newt’s response? “He told me to support Obama,” Scott…

Gil Scott Heron and Diana Ross

Diana Ross, Gil Scott Heron To Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

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    Your Black Gossip reports: Nominated for 12 Grammy awards—and winning none— Ms. Diana Ross will finally be recognized for her vast contributions to our musical landscape with a Lifetime Achievement award. Activist-Poet, Gil Scott-Heron, who died, will be honored posthumously. Best known for “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” he also provided such classics as “Whitey On The Moon.” The recipients were announced on December 21, 2011, by…

Justin Bieber Freestyles To Biggie Smalls Beat

Justin Bieber Freestyles To Biggie Smalls Beat

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      Justin Bieber will try his hand at anything these days…recently he attempted freestyling over Notorious B.I.G.’s infamous track, “Who Shot Ya?” The 17-year-old pop sensation stopped by the Bootleg Kev Radio show in Las Vegas last Friday, and during his interview showed off the talents of his rap alter-ego named “Shawty Mane.” He spit a few unwritten, on-the-spot versus over Biggie’s track. “Running everywhere, trying to find…

Fire Fiend Harrassed Victim For Months

Fire Fiend Harrassed Victim For Months

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    Jerome “Jerry” Isaac, the Brooklyn man accused of setting a 73-year-old grandmother on fire in her building’s elevator, harassed his victim for months, family members say. According to reports, Issac stole keys to Delores Gillespie’s apartment and repeatedly jammed the locks every time she changed them. Issac claims she owed him more than $2,100 for odd jobs he did in her apartment, but according to members of the…

Jhessye Shockley is Presumed Dead, Her Sister Says Her Mother Was Involved

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  Black Like Moi reports: The nation has been on high-alert, frantically looking for a trace of little Jhessye Shockleysince her disappearance over two months ago from the Phoenix, Arizona suburb of Glendale. Now detectives have reported that it is believed that the girl has been dead at least that long, murdered and then dumped in a trash bin before being reported missing by her mother, Jerice Hunter. Glendale police Sgt. Brent Coombs confirmed…