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Zimmerman should turn himself into the police

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In this video, I talk about why Zimmerman should turn himself into the police. With the way Zimmerman has been painted as a racist who hunted and slaughtered Trayvon Martin, he should help clear his name by turning himself in. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAcMWP2vls0&w=420&h=315]

We must do more to protect the gay community

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In this video, I discuss the recent rise in attacks on members of the gay community in Washington, DC and how it is truly troubling. You can believe that gays are going straight to hell, but let the God you claim to believe in deal with that. All human life is equal and no one has the right to take another person’s life when that victim has done harm to…

A challenge to those who blame blacks

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In this video, I discuss the many commenters to my prior post who are quick to mention the fact (as if it’s a revelation) that black people kill more black people in our neighborhoods than any other group. They say it as if we have no right to speak on the Trayvon Martin killing. My challenge to those of you who feel this way is to see this as an…

Eddie Long Accusers Keep Speaking Out, In Spite of Financial Consequences

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by Kirsten West-Savali When Jamal Parris and Spencer LaGrande(pictured) sat down for an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitution, they stepped into a harsh spotlight that will follow them for the rest of their lives. They are two of the brave young men who, along with Maurice Robinson, Anthony Flagg, and Centino Kemp, accused Bishop Eddie Long,the pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, of sexual abuse. In the extremely vulnerable and candid conversation, they explained how an alleged “Man of…

Digital Friday: Can’t Pay Your Bills? You might get called out on Facebook | Black Life Coaches Network

Digital Friday: Can’t Pay Your Bills? You might get called out on Facebook | Black Life Coaches Network

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    Much has been made of the fact that social media can potentially damage your credit score. Banks are looking at your online profiles for signs that you might be a risk – photos that show what could be considered irresponsible behavior, tweets about lavish spending, even the profiles of your friends could be scrutinized. If your friends seem like bad credit risks, well, you know the old saying…

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s Lawsuit Over Text Messages Thrown Out

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s Lawsuit Over Text Messages Thrown Out

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    A federal judge in Mississippi on Tuesday dismissed former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s $25 million lawsuit against Skytel, the city’s former communications provider, for releasing text messages that brought about his downfall. U.S. District Judge William Barbour Jr. of Jackson, Miss., said Kilpatrick filed an amended lawsuit there in March 2010 without getting court approval to do so, as required by Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure. Barbour kicked…

Haley Barbour Pardons Nearly 200 Convicted Felons, Including Killers and Rapist

Haley Barbour Pardons Nearly 200 Convicted Felons, Including Killers and Rapist

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  In his final days as Mississippi governor, Republican Haley Barbour gave pardons or early release to nearly 200 people, including more than two dozen whose crimes were listed as murder, manslaughter or homicide. State records released Tuesday show some of the convicted killers were pardoned, while others were given medical or conditional releases. Barbour had released five other convicted killers in 2008. One of them had been granted a…

Mississippi HS Basketball Trainer Accused of Molesting Minor Girl On Team In Hotel Room

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  Your Black World reports: Can we trust our children anyone these days? Mark Chatman, a trainer with the Natchez High School girls’ basketball team (Lady Bulldogs) in Natchez, Mississippi has been arrested for molesting a young girl when the team traveled to Magee, Mississippi to play in a tournament. The 45-year-old was chaperoning the group of teen girls when for reasons as yet to be determined, they ended up…

Fans To Sue Conrad Murray Over Emotional Damage

Fans To Sue Conrad Murray Over Emotional Damage

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    The case against Conrad Murray, who was jailed in November over the star’s 2009 death, is due to be heard in the city of Orleans on April 11, lawyer Emmanuel Ludot said. “It’s similar to losing a childhood friend in a traffic accident. Because this death affects you, you have the possibility to file a suit and seek compensation,” Ludot said. The lawyer is acting for around 100…

Jada Pinkett Smith Supposedly Hires Celebrity Divorce Attorney

Jada Pinkett Smith Supposedly Hires Celebrity Divorce Attorney

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    Despite denying divorce rumors back in August, it appears that Will and Jada Pinkett Smith may be finally going their separate ways — at least according to In Touch Weekly. The magazine is reporting that Jada Smith recently met with celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, who has represented the likes of Britney Spears, Maria Shriver, and Kim Kardashian. A source tells In Touch that Smith has “finally begun…

Rev Run Daughters Wanted By Uncle Sam For Half A Mil In Unpaid Taxes

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Black Like Moi reports: Rev. Run of Run-DMC, Twitter/Rev. Run Wisdom and celebrity wedding officiant fame, might need to throw up a prayer for his two daughters, Vanessa Simmons and Angela Simmons — because when Uncle Sam is after you, a divine intervention might just be in order. The IRS and state of California claim that the Hollywood socialites owe more than $450,000 in total. The break down is below:…

Jamie Foxx & Tyler Perry Sued By Inmate For Stealing Movie Idea!!!

Jamie Foxx & Tyler Perry Sued By Inmate For Stealing Movie Idea!!!

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    According to TMZ, Jamie Foxx and Tyler Perry are being sued for $1 million each by a prisoner — who claims the duo jacked his idea for a groan-worthy new comedy … starring Foxx, Perry, and Martin Lawrence … all dressed as women. In case you haven’t heard … the project is called “Skank Robbers” — a wacky action comedy about two lady bank robbers … with Lawrence’s…

NYPD Newest Rookies Have Diversity Training At Historic Apollo Theater

NYPD Newest Rookies Have Diversity Training At Historic Apollo Theater

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Fresh out of the Police Academy, the New York City’s newest cops packed into the Apollo Theater in Harlem Tuesday for a lesson on cultural diversity and policing. For the more than 1,500 officers who graduated from the academy last week, Tuesday’s panel-led discussion was the last bit of required curriculum before they hit the streets for their first assignment: securing Times Square during New Year’s Eve festivities. “I think it’s…

Newt Gingrich Might Be Lying About First Divorce

Newt Gingrich Might Be Lying About First Divorce

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    Carrollton, Georgia (CNN) — Newt Gingrich claims that it was his first wife, not Gingrich himself, who wanted their divorce in 1980, but court documents obtained by CNN appear to show otherwise. The Republican presidential candidate, now in his third marriage, has been peppered with attacks and questions about his divorce from Jackie Gingrich for the past three decades. Questions about his past — and what that past…

MC Hammer Say ‘I Don’t Owe You Anything!’ To IRS

MC Hammer Say ‘I Don’t Owe You Anything!’ To IRS

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    According to TMZ Not too many people fight back when the U.S. Government comes after them for money — but MC Hammer is not most people … so he’s standing up to The Man. The government filed a lawsuit against Hammer and his wife to get the $779,585 it claimed he owed in back taxes. But Hammer isn’t about to just write a check … he filed a response in…