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February 6, 2012

Dr. Julianne Malveaux: Let’s Remember the Women of Black History

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I am grateful and appreciative of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the man who claimed Negro History Week, which later changed to Black History Month.  From a week to a month, but we need to rock the year, every year, because there are so many opportunities to celebrate Black History.  The organization that Dr. Woodson founded, the Association for the Study of African American Life and Heritage (ASAALH) organizes a theme…

“Big Hair” Phone App Hits The Market

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I recently discovered a very cool app for iPhones and iPads! It is called the “Big Hair” App by Girl Team Mobile. The app is actually a story about a young girl named Effie Monroe who has natural hair but is not too fond of how HUGE her kinky hair is. Throughout the story, Effie encounters several characters and by the end of the tale she learns to love and accept her tresses. It is a great…

A Glimmer of Hope For Terrell Owens; Child Support Lowered In All Four Cases

A Glimmer of Hope For Terrell Owens; Child Support Lowered In All Four Cases

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    Terrell Owens just scored the biggest deal of his career since he signed with the 49ers — successfully lowering his exorbitantly expensive monthly child supportpayments to FOUR different baby mamas. Sources close to T.O. tell TMZ, the former NFL star was able to convince the judges in each of his child support cases to “drastically decrease the amount he was paying.” T.O. had originally been ordered to pay between $5,000 and $20,000 per child per…

A Wanted Man: Georgia Judge Issues A Warrant For Bow Wow Arrest

A Wanted Man: Georgia Judge Issues A Warrant For Bow Wow Arrest

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  According to TMZ, Bow Wow was ordered by a Tennessee court back in 2009 to pay almost $100,000 to a tour bus company for allegedly not paying his bill. The company then took the case to Georgia to try and get the court where Bow Wow lives to enforce the judgment. He was ordered to produce documents in his home state regarding the lawsuit, which he never did. As a…

Drake Denies Making ‘Marvin’s Room’ Lawsuit Threats Against Alleged Ex-Girlfriend

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  Ericka Lee filed a lawsuit against the rapper earlier this week, claiming that he used her voice on the Take Care track without her consent. She also alleges that she co-wrote the song but did not receive any credit. Accordinf to TMZ, the lawsuit claims that Drake told Ericka he knew “people” that could take care of “issues like her.” However, Drake’s rep denies he ever said this, saying:…

What Happened To The “SLAVE” Who Wrote The Letter Everyone is Talking About

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A letter written by a freed slave to his former master has surfaced again after almost 150 years and is creating a lot of buzz. The letter was written by former slave Jourdon Anderson to his master Colonel P.H. Anderson in August 1865. According to Letters of Note, Colonel Anderson had written his former slave, asking him to return to work as a freeman on the farm on which he…

Viola Davis: A Natural Beauty [PHOTOS]

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  Photos taken for a piece in the Los Angeles Times (courtesy of EverythingYNTK). No commentary necessary…                

Janet Gave Us A Titty, MIA Gives Us The Finger During LIVE Super Bowl half-time show

Janet Gave Us A Titty, MIA Gives Us The Finger During LIVE Super Bowl half-time show

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    For all the pomp and excess of Madonna’s Super Bowl halftime show, it is likely to be a single extended middle finger by guest singer M.I.A. that is most remembered. The gesture, accompanied by a barely disguised expletive, came during a performance of Madonna’s new single, Give Me All Your Luvin. At the end of her lines, M.I.A. appeared to sing ‘I don’t give a (expletive),’ although it…

Former White House Intern Says JFK Took Her Virginity

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A retired church worker has revealed how John F Kennedy took her virginity during a debauched 18-month affair while she was a teenage White House intern. Mimi Alford says she felt powerless to resist the late U.S. president as he pulled her into ‘Mrs Kennedy’s room’ and seduced her on his wife’s bed. Other claims in her newly published autobiography include that he made her inhale a sex drug during…