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Cornel West, Dr Boyce Watkins speak on racism, black America

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We know that black people are great, but how great are we choosing to be?  The panelists for New Paradigm New York explain that our greatness goes as far as we choose to take it.  Wealth, Education, Family and Community: A New Paradigm for Black America, is an initiative created by Syracuse University professor Dr. Boyce Watkins to reshape the trajectory of African American progress by providing 21st century solutions…

Former Teammate Claims Donovan McNabb Bullied Him and Spread Vicious Lies

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Donovan McNabb has retired from the NFL, but finds that even after you leave the league, people are still going to have bones to pick.  The former quarterback has been accused by another former eagle of bullying and spreading false, vicious rumors. Offensive lineman Shawn Andrews says that McNabb told others that he was gay, which he says he is not.  When asked about the allegations, McNabb was clear in…

Did Tami Roman Bleach Her Skin?

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Poor lighting? Bad make-up? Wrong angle?  These are some of the questions that some are asking about Basketball Wives star, Tami Roman. These individuals are giving Tami the benefit of the doubt and are hoping that indeed she has not done what some have accused her of: skin bleaching. In recent pictures that have gone viral, Tami looks drastically different. Naturally beautiful, the caramel brown reality TV star appears to…

Lamar Odom, What Did that Mean? “When Khloes Out of town, I still be on the DL”

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NBA star Lamar Odom’s situation seems to be getting worse and worse by the day.  It also stands as a firm reminder to say no to drugs.  TMZ caught Odom rapping about his relationship with wife Khloe Kardashian while they speculated that he was high on drugs.  In the impromptu freestyle, caught on video, Odom uses some pretty cryptic, or shall we say “revealing,” lines about his life outside of…

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame apologizes for Calling Oprah an “Ugly B*tch”

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If you never thought that today’s biggest rappers are ignorant, disrespectful neanderthals, this article might make you change your mind.  Waka Flocka Flame is finding that his old words are coming back to hurt him after a video recently surfaced showing him being less than respectful to Oprah Winfrey. Waka was caught on video saying that Oprah was an “ugly b*tch” that he would never f*ck.  The video was given…

Dr. Boyce: Finding a good relationship is like shopping for a house, a car or a career

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Dr. Boyce Watkins explains the economic theory behind searching for a good relationship. [leadplayer_vid id=”528F6B0EE7D40″]

Move Over Kanye: Jaden Smith is Now Reportedly Dating a Kardashian In-Law

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There may be a day in the near future when Jaden Smith, the son of Will Smith, will end up making regular guest appearances on “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” It’s being reported by the Huffington Post that Jaden is now dating Kylie Jenner, the daughter of Bruce Jenner.  Bruce was initially known as an Olympic champion, but has lately been known as the whipping boy of Kim Kardashian’s mother…

Beyonce Models Jay-Z’s Barney’s Collection Which Includes a $58,000 Jacket

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Beyonce is standing by her man in the middle of his controversial decision to stand by Barneys after allegations of racial profiling surfaced against the company.  Jay-Z’s claim that he isn’t making money from the Christmas collection is contradicted by his intense push to promote the products in his new line.  If you’ve listened to Jay-Z’s lyrics over the last 20 years, you’ll know that he doesn’t typically do anything…

Dr. Boyce: Kendrick Lamar’s Stance Against GQ Racism Makes Him My Rapper of the Year

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins The rapper Kendrick Lamar was already making headlines for laying out some of the dopest rhymes in the world of hip-hop.  A pure lyricist at heart, he was breaking norms and challenging the industry, setting new bars for artists who’ve become accustomed to getting rich by repeating toxic nursery rhymes.  That’s what made me like him. But his latest move, standing up to racial stereotypes presented…

Don Cheadle and Rapper TI Caught in Gang Gunfire While Shooting a TV Show

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Acting can be a dangerous job, but not in the ways some might expect.  Actors Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell were reportedly caught in the middle of a gang shooting this week.  It all happened as they were shooting “House of Lies” in South Central Los Angeles this week.   Apparently, those watching them film got into a dispute and shots were fired from rival gang members. The group was working…

“Best Man” Director Doesn’t Really Like Tyler Perry Movies all That Much

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Malcolm Lee is the director that has all of Hollywood buzzing.  His new film, “Best Man Holiday” has exceeded expectations and done extremely well at the box office.  The film was graded highly on nearly all major criteria, striking an extraordinary balance between positive black imagery and just enough ratchedness to fit in with today’s pop culture. What people might have forgotten is that just a few months ago, Lee…

Jay-Z Makes a Big Barneys Announcement: Is He For Real or Just Playing More Games?

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins The rapper Jay-Z has been under fire recently for agreeing to partner with Barneys, a high-end New York department store that has been accused of racially profiling African Americans.  It appears that due to new policies implemented in the store, its clerks have a hard time believing that a black person would have the money to buy a $600 belt.  A better question might be “why…

Three Questions We Have for “Pastor” Pebbles and Her Constant Quest for Revenge

Three Questions We Have for “Pastor” Pebbles and Her Constant Quest for Revenge

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Britt L reported this week about the appearance of Pebbles on the Wendy Williams Show in order to clear her “good name.”   Britt’s description of the appearance is below, but before you read what the esteemed journalist has to say about the matter, here are a few questions we have for Ms. Peri “Pebbles” Reid: 1) Aren’t you supposed to be a pastor?  Doesn’t the bible say something about…

Jamie Foxx Stands Strong for the Family of Trayvon Martin

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Actor Jaimie Fox held a celebrity fundraiser at his home this past weekend in the honor of Trayvon Martin. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, Martin’s parents, attended the gathering. There were many celebrities at the event including the famous Harry Belafonte, Russell Simmons, Tyrese and many more.  Extra reported that Harry Belafonte gave a speech at the party. Russell Simmons delivered a big six-figure check to Martin’s parents that will…

Netflix to Bring Us a Black Superhero: It’s About Time

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As if being able to binge on all their favorite movies – anytime and anywhere – weren’t enough, Netflix subscribers can now enjoy the addition of one more series to their viewing pleasure. Luke Cage, the distinct yellow-and-black donning hero, will be joining them on their screens in his own – and later in a superhero combo – series. In the off chance that you aren’t that into Marvel Comics,…