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“What Happened To Aunt Viv?” Wendy Williams Is Put In Her Place

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We all know Janet Hubert, as the original Aunt Vivian from the hit 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, but we also know her as the one who dissapeared. For over a decade, die hard Prince of Bel-Air fans have been asking “What happened to Aunt Viv?” Well this question was finally addressed on a recent episode of Wendy Williams. Tatyana Ali appeared on The Wendy Williams Show last week to promote the…

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…

The film titled "Cover" highlights brothers on the "down-low," but is its purpose to inform black women or to scare them?

Film Highlights Brothers On the “Down-Low”: What’s Its Purpose?

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“Cover” is a film that gives you a look into a subculture that frightens many African-American women. Valerie Maas (Aunjanue Ellis) and her husband Dutch (Raz Adoti) decide to move their family from Atlanta to Philadelphia so that Dutch may advance in his career as a clinical therapist. Everything seems to be going well as they begin to move up the social ladder of Philadelphia and become members of the…

Mother-Daughter Fitness Duo Release Workout Video For Black Women

Mother-Daughter Fitness Duo Release Workout Video For Black Women

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An Atlanta-based mother and daughter fitness team, Ellen and Lana Ector, turned their group exercise classes into a video that women can use to exercise at home called “Black Girls Workout Too.” Ellen and Lana are the owners of Gymnetics Fitness, a private Atlanta studio that offers a variety of workout routines to all. But the mother-daughter team are trying to specifically help black women get into shape. The women…

“Saved by the Bell” Star Has Bipolar Disorder

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Remember Lark Voorhies?  If you don’t, you should know that she was the one black girl on the old school show, “Saved by the Bell.”  She appears to have had a tough life up until this point, and some wondered what happened to her after seeing images that were a far cry from the beauty queen that we once knew. Voorhies has been having a tough time of it since…

First Lady Michelle Obama Talks about Private Life as the First Family

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First Lady Michelle Obama has been all over the place.  She’s the prized presidential proxy in this election and her popularity is being used extensively to help her husband keep the family in the White House.   This week, the first lady sat with iVillage to talk about life as the first family and how she manages it all. “I think sometimes we, as women, feel like we’re not doing it…

Tyrese Has a Message for Women and Gay Black Men

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  In this video, the singer Tyrese has a few things to say gay black men and black women.  At the age of 33, Tyrese has been flying high for years and apparently, he’s become an authority all things that involve love and relationships.  In the video, Tyrese gives women advice on dealing with men.  He says that being the super independent woman isn’t always the best route, and that…

“Think Like a Man” Was Actually Never Banned from France, but It Might as Well Have Been

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins Newsone.com is reporting that the popular Steve Harvey film, “Think Like a Man,” was never banned in France.  The banning had been originally reported by numerous websites, including BET, The Root, TheYBF, GlobalGrind,TheGrio, HelloBeautiful and Your Black World.  This shows what can happen when one website after another picks up on faulty information.   We apologize for contributing to the mess. But while “Think Like a Man” hasn’t been…

Black Women ‘Jealous’ Of Plastic Surgery According To Wendy Williams

Black Women ‘Jealous’ Of Plastic Surgery According To Wendy Williams

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Who wouldn’t want to look like Wendy Williams?  SMH.  The woman who has even herself that she looks like a man says that black women are jealous and afraid when it comes to getting plastic surgery.  Williams herself has gone under the knife so many times that she could rename herself Filet Mignon.  She has had her breasts enlarged most notably, among other things. “If I said to that person,…

“Think Like A Man” Banned In France For Lack of Diversity

“Think Like A Man” Banned In France For Lack of Diversity

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Steve Harvey’s hit movie Think Like A Man has allegedly been banned in France because officials say the film is not diverse enough aka it’s too black. WTH! According to blogger Fabienne Flessel at the blog Global Voices: “Surprising as it may be, the answer lies in the fact that the film has an all-black cast. French cinema is often pointed at for not fairly displaying all components of the…

The (Ree)lationship Guide: 4 Ways to Identify a Man with ‘Potential’

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide”   I recently had a conversation with a group of single ladies about whether or not they’d consider dating a man who is unemployed and/or working an entry-level job.  Majority of the ladies said no- stating the man’s ability to financially support the relationship (e.g. dinner and a movie) and a future household as reasons of concern. I will never be an advocate of a…

Dr. Boyce: When Michelle Almost Left Barack – What This Tells Us About Love and Life

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, BlackLikeMoi.com A new book says that in the year 2000, Michelle Obama prepared divorce papers that were going to be used to part ways with her husband, Barack.  The new book, “The Amateur” by former New York Times Magazine Editor Edward Klein, also claims that some of Barack’s friends felt that he might even be suicidal as a result of the split. “After Obama’s humiliating defeat…

Top 5 Diseases That Are Misdiagnosed In African Americans

Top 5 Diseases That Are Misdiagnosed In African Americans

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Millions of Americans spend years suffering from unexplained health problems. Sometimes even the best doctors miss the mark: About 40 percent of all mistakes that doctors make are misdiagnoses, says the National Patient Safety Foundation. Why? That’s because many ailments have similar symptoms or can be detected only with tests that your physician might consider unnecessary if he’s confident in his verdict. If you’re in the know about often-confused conditions,…

French Flight Attendant Forced to Wear Bad Wig to Cover Dreadlocks

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Traditionally, many corporations, and even military entities, have shunned natural hair on people of African descent.  Even though some companies have relaxed their rules with the swell in the number of blacks with natural hair, others are still stuck to the biased belief that a black person’s natural hair is unkept and unseemly. The Afro-Europe blog reports that Aboubakar Traoré, a Frenchman who works for Air France, was recently informed by…

Tony Wilson: 10 Things that Make a Man Say “Wow”

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by Tony Wilson, Black Like Moi Men are smitten by different things: some are booty-ologists, some men are taken by long hair or a nice smile. But if you’re missing a particular asset, that doesn’t leave you sexually bankrupt, because you never know what’s going to get that man going. You can think of a man’s attraction to be like money in a bank account: It doesn’t matter if you…