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Racist? Why is Lupita Nyong’o being warned to avoid Tyler Perry films?

Racist? Why is Lupita Nyong’o being warned to avoid Tyler Perry films?

People have warned Lupita Nyong’o to avoid Tyler Perry films for being “degrading.”  But do you really believe that white Hollywood is going to be more respectful to her image than Tyler Perry films?  Dr Boyce Watkins discusses the matter with Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses.  Check it out.

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

By Liku Zelleke They are perceived by many to be America’s answer to royalty. They certainly have the media’s attention, they probably earn more than some of the world’s monarchs, and they have managed to lead a warm family lifestyle – a big deal when considering the pressures of their intensely busy work schedules. They […]

Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez shows her brilliance on “Who wants to be a millionaire”

Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez shows her brilliance on “Who wants to be a millionaire”

We bet you never knew how smart Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez was before she passed a few years ago.  We saw this old clip of Left Eye on the popular show, “Who wants to be a millionaire?”  She is asked a question about grammar that most of us could answer if we had enough time. […]

Judge Says Police Officer Can Be Fired For Sharing Pictures Of Rihanna’s Injury After Chris Brown Incident

Judge Says Police Officer Can Be Fired For Sharing Pictures Of Rihanna’s Injury After Chris Brown Incident

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Do people have a right to privacy? How about when you’re well-known and your story makes national news? Do you still have a right to some privacy? With so many gossip magazines and television shows, it seems difficult if not impossible for people to have some sort of privacy. When […]

Mary Turner: The woman born on Malcolm X’s Birthday that you must know about

Mary Turner:  The woman born on Malcolm X’s Birthday that you must know about

The story of Mary Turner is one for the ages and it’s also a reminder of the kinds of struggles that people of color have endured since this nation was founded.   Mary was born in 1899 and died on May 19, 1918, exactly seven years before the birthday of the great Malcolm X. What […]

Nigerian Singer Defends Her Skin Whitening Cream

Nigerian Singer Defends Her Skin Whitening Cream

How do you feel about white supremacy?  Well, if you think that it’s a bad thing,  you might find yourself offended by hearing that a singer believes that whiter skin is better, prettier and more attractive.  Singer Dencia went onto British television to defend her heavily criticized skin-whitening cream, Whitenicious. The video is below and […]

No Longer Slaving For Diddy, This Woman Is Now Building Her Own Empire

No Longer Slaving For Diddy, This Woman Is Now Building Her Own Empire

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Work for Sean Comb, check! A dream come true for Karleen Roy who worked as Combs’ executive assistant for  five years. Now the assistant has dreams of her own on becoming a mogul. She has launched a new luxury management company The Vanity Group with the hopes of her own success. The […]

Ciara Denies Spending $20,000 On Stuffed Animals

Ciara Denies Spending $20,000 On Stuffed Animals

by Barry Burch Jr. The singer Ciara is about to have her first baby and she is spending thousands in preparation.  According to TMZ, their baby spies claim Ciara and her fiancé  Future decided to shop at Petit Tresor in L.A., which is very expensive.  There they bought a Jungle Safari nursery for $20K, as reported by TMZ. The baby is […]

Is Lupita’s Success A Reality Check For Light-Skinned Women?

Is Lupita’s Success A Reality Check For Light-Skinned Women?

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “Dear Lupita, the letter reads. “I think you’re really lucky to be this Black but yet this successful in Hollywood overnight. I was just about to buy Dencia’s Whitenicious cream to lighten my skin when you appeared on the world map and saved me.” One might think the previous sentiment would make […]

Nicki Minaj Sued For $30M By Former Stylist

Nicki Minaj Sued For $30M By Former Stylist

By Lechette Walker Nicki Minaj’s former stylist, Terrence Davidson, has filed a lawsuit accusing rapper Minaj of stealing his wig designs. The intrinsically colorful wig designs that contributed to the unique success of Minaj, is a direct result of Davidson influence on her wig choices, according to her former stylist. Patti LaBelle and Jennifer Hudson […]

Author Dubs Show, “The Real Homophobes Of Atlanta”

Author Dubs Show, “The Real Homophobes Of Atlanta”

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert The fifth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta premiered in October. And since then, the ladies hot topic has become “The man who doesn’t want me is gay!” Porsha Williams’ exhaustive storyline has constantly implied that her ex-husband, Kordell Stewart, who allegedly notified her of their divorce via Twitter, must have […]

Tyler Perry Talks About How He Got Nia Long To Be Part Of The “Single Mom’s Club”

Tyler Perry Talks About How He Got Nia Long To Be Part Of The “Single Mom’s Club”

By Lechette Walker Stunning 43 year old, Nia Long has been swept into film with Tyler Perry‘s upcoming box office original “The Single Mom’s Club,” that premieres in theaters on March 14, 2014. NAACP award winner, Long was working on the cast of `House of Lies’ when she received the call from Perry to be […]

Wendy Williams Donates Wig and Pink Microphone To Smithsonian Exhibit

Wendy Williams Donates Wig and Pink Microphone To Smithsonian Exhibit

By Nigel Boys The Smithsonian Institution museum, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is set to become the recipient of a different kind of artifacts that have been donated by syndicated television talk show host, Wendy Williams Hunter. The actress, media personality and author, will be giving some of items that she has used […]

Cheadle Twins Signed To Play At The University of Kansas

Cheadle Twins Signed To Play At The University of Kansas

April Taylor According to a recent ESPN article, twins Chayla and Kayla Cheadle are each sports starts in their own right at their high school, No. 16 Rock Bridge in Columbia, MO where they both have played volleyball and helped lead their team to a basketball state title.  The two have both signed athletics scholarships […]

Sister Gets Major Investment For “Disney Type Publishing Company”

Sister Gets Major Investment For “Disney Type Publishing Company”

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III If you want someone to invest in you and your business, you need to have a plan. Without a valid plan, you have nothing to work from. In addition to having a plan, you must be able to articulate it in a clear and concise manner. In the business world, […]

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