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February 22, 2012

Study Links Hair Relaxers To Fibroid Tumors and Early Puberty In African American Females

Study Links Hair Relaxers To Fibroid Tumors and Early Puberty In African American Females

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    A new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology has linked hair relaxers to uterine fibroids, as well as early puberty in young girls. Scientists followed more than 23,000 pre-menopausal Black American women from 1997 to 2009 and found that the two- to three-times higher rate of fibroids among black women may be linked to chemical exposure through scalp lesions and burns resulting from relaxers. Women who got…

Aretha Franklin sends flowers to Cissy Houston to apologize for missing funeral

Aretha Franklin sends flowers to Cissy Houston to apologize for missing funeral

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    Aretha Franklin sent her love to Cissy Houston with flowers on Tuesday, the same day a source close to the family said the Queen of Soul was “devastated” that she missed Whitney Houston’s funeral. On Tuesday afternoon, the Daily News’ Jennifer H. Cunningham reported that a delivery man from Floralies Inc. dropped off a very large arrangement of white roses, lilies, tulips and other flowers for the mom…

Woman On The South Side Of Chicago Celebrates Her 112th Birthday [VIDEO]

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A woman on the South Side has just celebrated her 112th birthday.“I feel very, very good. I feel good,” said Hosea Peeples.Hosea Peeples was born on February 3, 1900.She was born in Mississippi. Her mother was white and her father was black; a very rare situation in the segregated Deep South.She moved to Chicago in 1926, and got a job in the steel mills. She sent some of her money…

Judge Orders Terrence Howard To Pay Estranged Wife A Stipend Until Divorce Finalized

Judge Orders Terrence Howard To Pay Estranged Wife A Stipend Until Divorce Finalized

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    Terrence Howard has been ordered to pay his soon-to-be ex-wife an allowance as she is struggling financially. The Crash actor and Michelle Ghent have had a turbulent relationship are currently embroiled in a nasty court case in which he alleges she made racial slurs throughout their time together, and she accused him of assaulting her. Now, a Judge has ruled that Terrence must pay her more than $50,000…

Usher Has Diva Like Attitude In Restaurant, Tells Waiters Not To Speak To Him Directly

Usher Has Diva Like Attitude In Restaurant, Tells Waiters Not To Speak To Him Directly

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    Usher reportedly acted like a top class diva earlier last weekend when he visited a restaurant in Hollywood. The ‘Climax’ singer rolled up to the Cleo restaurant in the Redbury Hotel with an entourage of about 10 people, but he wasn’t in the mood to be friendly with the people who would be serving the large group. A source told NY Post’s Page Six that Usher kept his…

Enquirer Publishes Shocking Image of Whitney Houston Laying In Casket

Enquirer Publishes Shocking Image of Whitney Houston Laying In Casket

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  The National Enquirer has been accused of soiling itself publicly by doing one of the most embarrassing things its ever done.  The company made the executive decision to put a picture of Whitney Houston in her casket on the front page of its magazine.   The photo was sold to The Enquirer by a family member who took the picture at the funeral. Fans around the world are shocked…

Bobby Brown To Write a Tell-All Book

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The seemingly immortal Bobby Brown is planning to make a killing off his recently deceased ex-wife Whitney Houston.  The singer has announced plans to write a tell-all book about their time together.   Bobby has allegedly written the book already and his efforts to sell it have reportedly increased in recent days. “Back in 2008, the interest in a book on Whitney Houston wasn’t that great,” a major publisher told…

Dr. Boyce: Why You Black People No Longer Need Affirmative Action

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For the sake of deviating from tradition, I thought I’d try to peer into the mind of a racist.  Doing so took me to the hotly-debated topic of Affirmative Action, which is going before the Supreme Court this week.  I am a product of affirmative action.  Although I am a pretty well-educated dude, I sincerely doubt that Syracuse University would have let me in after not hiring any other African…

Tisha Campbell-Martin Battles With Life Threatening Disease

Tisha Campbell-Martin Battles With Life Threatening Disease

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   by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World Forgive me for generalizing, but if you’re black, you probably love Tisha Campbell-Martin.   Campbell-Martin is best-known for her role in the hit TV show “Martin” in the 1990s (or pronounced “Mar-innnn” for the ebonically-challenged).  Tisha was also the star in movies like House Party and School Daze.   As pretty as the day is long, Tisha has been entertaining America for…

Obama Sings Again, This time ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ [VIDEO]

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  WASHINGTON (AP) — The president just couldn’t say no: Mick Jagger held out a mic almost by way of command, and soon Barack Obama was belting out the blues with the best of them. The East Room of the White House was transformed into an intimate blues club on Tuesday night for a concert featuring blues all-stars of the past, present and future – and the president himself. The…

Ex-Wife Michelle Sticking It to Terrence Howard

Ex-Wife Michelle Sticking It to Terrence Howard

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  Annnnnnd the fawkery between Terrence Howard and his ex-wife Michelle continues: According to TMZ reports: Howard was in L.A. County Superior Court today to deal with his exceptionally nasty divorce from Michelle Ghent Howard … and was ordered to shell out more than $50,000 to hold her over until they hammer out a long-term arrangement. Here’s the breakdown … the judge ruled that Michelle needs: – $10k in temporary…

Wendy Williams: “You Bullied Whitney Houston” [VIDEO]

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  Janet Hubert, the beloved original “Aunt Viv” on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has had enough of talk show host Wendy Williams’ crocodile tears over her favorite target, Whitney Houston, and has written an open letter calling Williams’ on her hypocrisy, reports Eurweb.com. In 2003, Williams and Houston had an intense argument over Whitney’s drug abuse, finances and Williams’ incessant need to insult the legend at every turn. [youtube…