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Tracy Morgan is more responsive after being in ICU following a car crash carried out by Kevin Roper. www.blacklikemoi.com

Tracy Morgan Is More Responsive, Will Spend Weeks In Recovery

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Reported by April V. Taylor Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan remains in critical condition, but his publicist is reporting that he is becoming more responsive.  According to a report on ABC News, doctors and family members are taking this as an encouraging sign. Morgan was injured in a chain reaction wreck early Saturday.  Middlesex County prosecutors report that the crash occurred around 1 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the…

American Idol Is Being Sued For Racism

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Jermaine Jones and 10 other former black American Idol contestants are in a racial discrimination lawsuit. Jones is citing his disqualification from season 11 for having outstanding warrants in New Jersey, www.theroot.com reports. “I was and continue to be appreciative of the opportunity to perform as a Top 10 contestant during Season 11 of ‘American Idol,’ which was once considered the world’s biggest stage for up-and-coming recording…

A judge tossed out a $1 M lawsuit Wiz Khalifah filed against a promotion company.

Wiz Khalifah’s $1M Lawsuit Against Promotion Company Dismissed

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New father Wiz Khalifah must be having a hard time buying pampers and baby food. The rapper filed a $1 million lawsuit against concert promotion company It’s My Party , Inc. for allegedly canceling his scheduled concert performance. The alleged scheduled concert was slated to take place at George Mason University. Wiz claimed he was promised $85K plus a percentage of the profits. When the concert didn’t happen, the rapper…

Scottsboro Boys Are To Receive Postumous Pardon

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The moment for true justice has finally come. The Scottsboro boys is the name given to a group of nine black teens at the time, who were wrongfully convicted of rape. This conviction occurred over 80 years ago and has stained the reputation of Alabama’s just system every since. Well now they are set to receive posthumous pardons. ABC News reports: The nine “Scottsboro Boys” were accused of gang rape…

Body of North Carolina Missing Woman Found in Wrecked Car After It Was Towed [Video]

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A North Carolina family is grieving now that the body of their missing grandmother was finally discovered. After a hit and run accident, the elderly woman’s body was left in the wrecked vehicle for 3 days. ABC News reports: Carolyn Ann Watkins, 62, was found dead inside her 2000 Pontiac at a towing lot on Monday. “There was not much swelling and stuff like that, so we think she was…

Cops Tase 8-Month Pregnant Woman [VIDEO]

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Springfield, Illinois police tased a woman who is 8 months pregnant, after she reported a car accident in the parking lot of Best Buy on Saturday. The victim is 29 year old Lucinda White. She was not the only one the police attacked, her 31 year old boyfriend Frederic Thomas was also tased and taken to jail for assaulting a police officer.  So the question is were the Springfield police…

Hackers Post Financial Data of First Lady, Biden, Celebrities

Hackers Post Financial Data of First Lady, Biden, Celebrities

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The FBI and Los Angeles Police Department are investigating hackers who posted the personal information of more than a dozen government officials and celebrities including first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, rap entrepreneur Jay-Z and TV personality Kim Kardashian. Information including social security numbers, personal phone numbers and credit reports were posted to a website using the suffix “.su,” formally belonging to the Soviet Union. FBI Director Robert…

Aretha Franklin Is Tickled At Beyonce’s Lip-Synching Controversy 

Aretha Franklin Is Tickled At Beyonce’s Lip-Synching Controversy 

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Amidst all the lip-synching controversy, legendary diva Aretha Franklin rushed to Beyoncé’s defense Tuesday, saying she thought the “Single Ladies” singer did a beautiful job with the National Anthem at President Obama’s Inauguration. “When I heard the news this evening that she was pre-recorded I really laughed,” Franklin told ABC News. “I thought it was funny because the weather down there was about 46 or 44 degrees and for most…

Robin Roberts: I’ll reveal my ‘Good Morning America’ plans ‘in next few days’

Robin Roberts: I’ll reveal my ‘Good Morning America’ plans ‘in next few days’

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Plucky “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts will reveal when she plans to return to the top-rated morning show, sometime “in the next few days,” she said Wednesday. Roberts is expected to appear on “GMA” — via either a phone call, pretaped video or live satellite feed — to make her announcement, sources said. In a Facebook post early Wednesday morning, Roberts, 52, said her doctors were pleased with her…

TV Critic Claims Good Morning America Is Using Robin Roberts' Illness For Promotion

Is “Good Morning America” Capitalizing Off Of Robin Roberts’ Illness?

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A TV critic is claiming that “Good Morning America” is using Robin Roberts’ illness as a promotional opportunity. Television expert Tom Shales insisted his criticism was “something that must be said,” in a lengthy column he wrote for a known publication. “On every edition of GMA, there are shout-outs, warm wishes and detailed reports pertaining to Roberts’ condition. She has been seen in remotes from the hospital, and the sympathetic outpourings…

Venus and Serena Won’t Support Movie Depicting Father Badly

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Venus and Serena Williams started out supporting a documentary that told their life story but now that they have realized that the movie paints a negative picture of their father,Richard Williams, they have withdrawn their support. Until recently, the Williams sisters had the intention of appearing on the red carpet at the movie’s premier at the Toronto International Film Festival. The tennis star sisters had allowed the film makers to…

Oprah Winfrey Slated to Fill In For Robin Williams on Good Morning America

Oprah Slated To Fill In For Robin Roberts On GMA

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Thursday was the last day for “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts.  Roberts is taking an extended medical leave to receive treatment for her bone marrow disorder MDS. The show devoted its second hour to her, and also announced guest appearances who will be filling in for Roberts during her absence. Among the news legends they announced that Diane Sawyer, Amy Robach, Elisabeth Vargas, Katie Couric and Barbara Walters are all…

Single mother Bristol Palin says Obama is wrong to endorse same-sex marriage… because children need a mother and a father

Single mother Bristol Palin says Obama is wrong to endorse same-sex marriage… because children need a mother and a father

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Bristol Palin has lambasted President Obama for announcing that he supports gay marriage, claiming that a child needs a mother and father – even though she is a single mother. ‘We know that in general kids do better growing up in a mother/father home,’ the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin wrote on her blog. ‘Ideally, fathers help shape their kids’ worldview.’ Despite this lecture, she has largely raised…