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January 18, 2013

Bill Clinton Joins Kobe and Vanessa Bryant At Grand Opening Of Their Homeless Housing Project

Bill Clinton Joins Kobe and Vanessa Bryant At Grand Opening Of Their Homeless Housing Project

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Kobe and Vanessa Bryant met with the press today at My Friend’s Place, a haven for homeless youth based in Hollywood, to announce their intention to “help [homeless youth] kick butt” and build self-sufficient lives. The couple are forming a new charity initiative, the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation (KVBFF), to eradicate youth homelessness in Los Angeles. Bryant admitted that he and Vanessa still need a lot more education…

The Richest African Americans Are…

The Richest African Americans Are…

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The queen of television, Oprah Winfrey is the richest African-American and one of the most lucrative brands in the world. Winfrey tops the inaugural Forbes list of the wealthiest black Americans. She is the only African-American billionaire on the Forbes 2012 billionaires list. Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson was the first African-American billionaire in 2000 after he sold the network to Viacom for $3 billion.   1. Oprah Winfrey Net…

Mother-Daughter Fitness Duo Release Workout Video For Black Women

Mother-Daughter Fitness Duo Release Workout Video For Black Women

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An Atlanta-based mother and daughter fitness team, Ellen and Lana Ector, turned their group exercise classes into a video that women can use to exercise at home called “Black Girls Workout Too.” Ellen and Lana are the owners of Gymnetics Fitness, a private Atlanta studio that offers a variety of workout routines to all. But the mother-daughter team are trying to specifically help black women get into shape. The women…

60+ Parents & Teens Fight Over Facebook Post At School Bus Stop

60+ Parents & Teens Fight Over Facebook Post At School Bus Stop

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When you hear about stuff like this, you have to ask yourself, “What in the world are people thinking?”  Parents and kids were fighting at the bus stop over some of the silliest stuff you could imagine:  A Facebook post.   What makes it even stranger is that they were all being videotaped at the time of the brawl.  We don’t know what kinds of parents these are, but it’s…

Rapper T.I. Wants $75 Million To Sign With New Record Label

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Who is next to sign Rapper T.I.? It has been reported that T.I.’s 10 year contract has expired with Atlantic Records and the rap superstar is looking for a new record label to call home. T.I. wants $75 million to sign with a new record label and heavy hitters in the industry seem to be lining up. As T.I. has grown, so has his bargaining power and mindset. The $75…