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March 9, 2012

15 Years Later: What If Notorious BIG Had lived?

15 Years Later: What If Notorious BIG Had lived?

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  It’s difficult to imagine what hip-hop might look like, had The Notorious B.I.G. lived. We know what it looks like now, in the wake of his tragic and untimely death at the hands of a still-unknown gunman, but his was such a presence that it completely altered the time he lived in, and undoubtedly would have had a huge impact for many more years. Rappers have imitated his style,…

Study Shows Blacks Receive More Drug Charges Than Other Races

Study Shows Blacks Receive More Drug Charges Than Other Races

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  The Drug Policy Alliance recently reported on rampant discrimination against people of color when when it comes to drug charges. Studies show that drug use is pretty even among the races, yet minorities are stopped and searched more than any other race. While African-Americans only compose 14 percent of the drug users in the United States they compose 37 percent of those arrested for drug offenses. The Drug Policy…

NYC Black And Latino Firefighters Rewarded $128 Million

NYC Black And Latino Firefighters Rewarded $128 Million

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  A federal judge said Thursday the amount of back wages owed minorities affected by discrimination in the city’s firefighter entrance exams could be more than $128 million In a decision, U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said hearings will be held to determine how much individual claimants will receive, which could lower the total amount the city will have to pay. ‘LIKE’ NewsOne’s FB Page To Stay Up On Black…

The (Ree)lationship Guide: 3 Ways to Kill the Cheater in You

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                  by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” Although 80% of Americans believe cheating is wrong, the percentage of adults admitting to cheating on their significant other is increasing. Unfortunately, there isn’t a “quick fix” for this behavior, as some cheaters claim it’s an addiction (not according to research) . Below are the top 3 ways to kill the cheater within you. 1. Identify…

Rumor Has It: Mariah Carey Threatens To Divorce Nick Cannon Unless He Takes It Easy

Rumor Has It: Mariah Carey Threatens To Divorce Nick Cannon Unless He Takes It Easy

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    The 33-year-old has been under an immense amount of strain recently, juggling several high-pressure jobs, and as a result, has suffered a bout of health problems over the last few months. Nick’s doctor ordered him to quit his radio show hosting gig in light of his lupus-like autoimmune disease diagnosis, but sources say wife Mariah wants him to quit everything to protect his health. “Mariah Carey is begging…

Racist Billboard Saying “Slaves Obey Your Master” Sparks Outrage [VIDEO]

Racist Billboard Saying “Slaves Obey Your Master” Sparks Outrage [VIDEO]

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    A billboard designed to criticize the Bible instead offended a lot of Black folks in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area. The sign was vandalized overnight, and the president of one of the groups that funded it issued an apology. On Wednesday morning, a Harrisburg Symphony billboard replaced the controversial atheist sign. Lamar Advertising officials said they had to replace the original billboard because of the vandalism. “I take the…

NFL Player Breaks Down After Getting New Five Year Contract [VIDEO]

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Watch one the best running backs in the NFL, Houston’s Arian Foster get emotional after he was rewarded with a 5-year, $43.5 million contract. He broke down after recalling how his mom pawned her wedding ring to buy food. Source.

Rumor Has It: Oprah Offers Bobbi Kristina $1 Million Dollar Job?

Rumor Has It: Oprah Offers Bobbi Kristina $1 Million Dollar Job?

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    Oprah will be the first to interview Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, well now we’ve learned she may have offered Bobbi Kristina a job at her network OWN. The $1 million dollar job offer comes with strings. We’re told Bobbi Kristina can “earn the money over time if she stays off drugs and focuses on hard work,” a personal close to the family told The Enquirer.    …

Whitney Houston’s final request to Dionne Warwick the day of her death

Whitney Houston’s final request to Dionne Warwick the day of her death

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    There have been claims that Whitney Houston talked about wanting to meet Jesus in the days before her death. And now Dionne Warwick has revealed that the singer made a plea asking her to attend Clive Davis’s Grammy party the day she died. The 71-year-old singer spoke to Whitney on the day that she died and recounted their conversation on Good Morning America earlier today. SCROLL DOWN FOR…

Certain Family Members Concerned About Bobbi Kristina & Oprah Interview

Certain Family Members Concerned About Bobbi Kristina & Oprah Interview

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  As Bobbi Kristina, the daughter of the late-iconic songstress Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, prepares for her one-on-one interview with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday, certain members of her family are raising concerns about her decision to chat with the talk show diva so soon after her mother’s death, reports People.com. The coroners have not come back with a conclusive report as to how Houston died, when she was…