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March 19, 2013

Elmo is in TROUBLE! Puppeteer Kevin Clash Faces 4th Underage S*x Lawsuit

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Elmo faces 4th underage s*x lawsuit!- or atleast the puppeteer, Kevin Clash, who plays him is. The actor and puppeteer was previously accused of engaging in a inappropriate relationship with a minor, and now the man responsible for the accusations is seeking a lawsuit for damages. AtlantaBlackStar reports: Sheldon Stephens, 24, came forward in November, alleging that he shared a sexual relationship with Clash as a teenager. Though he eventually…

Mormon Church Changes Scriptures Regarding Ban on Blacks

Mormon Church Changes Scriptures Regarding Ban on Blacks

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The Mormon Church has revised scriptures that were previously used to justify a ban on black men serving within the church. A new edition of the scriptures was released on March 1 now mentions that Mormon prophet Joseph Smith ordained black ministers in his time, redacting years of anti-black and pro-slavery messages supported by the church. After Smith’s death, The Mormon Church implemented a ban preventing black men from entering…

Virginian Teen Shot and Killed After Mistakenly Breaking and Entering

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In Sterling, Virginia a 16 year old boy was shot and killed early Sunday morning by a neighbor. The shooting occured because the teen mistakenly entered the home of the neighbor through a back window. Sounds supicious right.?! Well the boy, Caleb Gordley, made this mistake after sneaking out to go drinking with friends. According to his parents, the young teen was drunk and did not realize that he was…

The Washington Post Starts Charging Monthly Fee For Heavy Website Users

The Washington Post Starts Charging Monthly Fee For Heavy Website Users

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The Washington Post has become the latest newspaper in the United States to announce that it will start charging frequent users of its website a monthly fee, joining the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and others in imposing a paywall on consumers. The Post, like its rivals, has been suffering financially as readers have moved online, and its print circulation has shrunk. Last month the Post’s parent company announced a…

R. Kelly’s Chicago Home Sold Off In Foreclosure For $950K

R. Kelly’s Chicago Home Sold Off In Foreclosure For $950K

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R. Kelly is finally free of his troubled Olympia Fields mansion (outside of Chicago, IL), which had been facing foreclosure for a few years.  Fox News reports that the 11,140 sq. ft. mansion was sold off to J.P. Morgan Chase for $950K (they already held the mortgage).  Once a judge approves the deal, the bank will be allowed to put the home back on the market. But it’s interesting that home…

Black Teens Abort Twice as Often as National Average

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With shows like “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” glamorizing teen pregnancy, its no surprize that teen pregnancy rates are increasing. However, along with pregnancy rates abortion rates are also increasing. This is especially true for African American teens. AtlantaBlackStar reported: African-American teenage abortion rates are more than twice as high as the national average, according to a new study. The African-American abortion rate, according to the study conducted by…

Beyonce Regrets Returning to Work So Soon After Giving Birth

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We all know the controversy that spun around the 31 year-old singer’s pregnancy. There were so many speculations of the entire ordeal being a publicity stunt. But real, or not, Beyonce wishes she would have taken a step back before returning to the music scene. The Queen B was back on the stage..tv..radio..and of course in the hearts of her dedicated fans only months after giving birth to little Blue…

6-Month-Old Jonylah Laid to Rest Today After Drive-By Shooting in Chicago

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The heart-breaking story of Jonylah Watkins had finally been put to rest today. The 6-month-old’s, who was shoot and killed in a drive-by shooting, funeral was held this morning. This tragedy has brought much attention to the issue of gun violence. Madame Noire reported: Today people will come together in the city to say goodbye to Jonylah Watkins, as her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. But visitation for…

Keyshia Cole Hating Again Targets Beyoncé’s ‘Bow Down’ In Latest Tweet

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These days it appears that singer Keyshia Cole is trying to get attention by any means necessary. The trend for Cole is hating on all things Destiny’s Child. This time Cole goes in on Beyoncé for her new release, “Bow Down/I’ve Been On.” Is Cole bitter over the success of Beyoncé? The lyrics to Beyoncé’s song gets straight to the point about how she feels about others in the game,…

Lil Wayne released from hospital after six days in ICU.

Lil Wayne Released From Hospital After 6 Days In ICU

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Misinformation and withheld proof to refute information about Lil Wayne’s health have caused a whirlwind of rumors about the rapper’s medical condition. As of Monday, Lil Wayne has finally been released from the hospital after six days in ICU after suffering from uncontrollable seizures. Earlier on Monday, it was reported that doctors moved the rapper out of ICU after stabilizing his condition. TMZ, the same source that reported Lil Wayne was…