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The Ethiopian Suri Tribe defines beauty based upon the size of a womans lip plate. www.blacklikemoi.com

Women In African Tribe Protest Painful ‘Lip Plate’ Beautification Process

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Reported by Barry Burch Jr. The phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” typically means that beauty is unique to the person viewing it.  However, beauty may also be interconnected with geography.  While rather skinny women may grace our magazines in America, a rather plump one would have all the guys chasing after them in China. Very similarly, women in America with flawless faces are usually put on…

The government of Wuhman city in Hubei, China plans to fine mothers who deliver babies out of wedlock.

City Plans to Fine Parents for Having Babies Out-of-Wedlock

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For decades, the Black community has been trying to figure out how to decrease the surging percentage of out-of-wedlock childbirths in the community. Perhaps the community should follow the lead of the government of Wuhman city in Hubei, China. On Friday, the city’s government published a draft online of an updated family planning policy which it says is aimed at keeping the city’s birth rate at a low level. How…

Allen Iverson has filed a lawsuit against the lender for his mortgage on his Atlanta mansion

Allen Iverson Fights to Save Atlanta Mansion from Foreclosure

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Former NBA star Allen Iverson has really been strapped for cash over the past few years. His monthly income is over $62,,000/month; however, the 11-time All Star baller reportedly racks up over $350,000/month in expenses ranging from entertainment to utility bills. Iverson recently made headlines when celebrity gossip site TMZ learned that his $4.5 million Atlanta mansion was up for foreclosure and set to be auctioned on December 4. Iverson…

Company Uses Kenya’s Waste Problem as a Way to Profitability

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If you’ve ever had the chance to travel overseas, you know that the waste problems around the world are not to be messed with.  Not only can it be an uncomfortable experience to use the bathroom, it is also unsanitary in many nations around the world. This can lead to the spread of disease and millions of people dying from diseases that could have been easily prevented. A company is…

Exhaustion or Cocaine Overdose? What Was The Real Reason Ray J Was Hospitalized?

Exhaustion or Cocaine Overdose? What Was The Real Reason Ray J Was Hospitalized?

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Ray J was rushed to the hospital the morning after the Billboard Music Awards! Now the internet is on fire with rumors that it was NOT exhaustion and stress that sent Ray J to the hospital. Instead peeps close to his camp say Ray J drank codeine and took a hit of cocaine. The two drugs don’t mix well and that’s what landed him in the emergency room. Monday morning…

Ray J Hospitalized After Confrontation With Whitney Houston’s Family

Ray J Hospitalized After Confrontation With Whitney Houston’s Family

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Ray J was rushed to the hospital the morning after the Billboard Music Awardsl! We’re told Ray J was extremely upset after his confrontation with Whitney Houston’s family, specifically Pat Houston, during the awards ceremony. We toldya Pat and other family members wanted Ray J kicked out of the awards show especially after finding out he was seated next to them. On Monday morning, someone went into Ray J’s hotel…

Black-faced doll on sale in tourist shops in Australia

Black-faced doll on sale in tourist shops in Australia

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A race row has erupted in Australia over the popular return of golliwog dolls to tourist shops in Queensland. The black-faced dolls, imported from China by an Australian firm, have begun appearing in tourist and novelty shops in resorts north of Brisbane – and Aboriginal elders are furious. Mr Bob Weatherall, chairman of the Centre for Indigenous Cultural Policy, said the dolls were ‘offensive’ and should be banned. ‘It doesn’t…

Cadmium Intake Linked To The Risk of Breast Cancer risk

Cadmium Intake Linked To The Risk of Breast Cancer risk

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  In a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest less of the industrial chemical in their food. Cadmium, a heavy metal long identified as a carcinogen, leaches into crops from fertilizers and when rainfall or sewage sludge deposit…

Tyra Banks Back In The Dating Game

Tyra Banks Back In The Dating Game

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    Taking a page from the “Eat, Pray, Love” author’s playbook, Tyra Banks took a trip to Asia and found a new love. “It’s a total long-distance romance,” a source reveals to PEOPLE of Banks’s new Balinese love interest. “But it’s a big deal.” Banks, who split with longtime boyfriend John Utendahl last fall, had gone to China shortly before the holidays to tape the latest season of “America’s…

Woman Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Through Airport In Dreads

Woman Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Through Airport In Dreads

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    According to Madame Noire: The 23-year-old South African woman was caught attempting to smuggle 1.5 kilograms of cocaine in her dreadlocks on a flight to Bangkok. Authorities arrested her and held her in the capital yesterday after customs officers noticed a suspicious white substance in her hair, according to the Daily Mail. After a search, it was discovered that she matted the drug into her dreads before boarding…

Obama has private meeting with China

Obama has private meeting with China

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    President Obama wrapped up his Asia-Pacific trip today by holding a suddenly scheduled meeting with a top official from the primary focus of his journey: China.Among the topics discussed by Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo: The presidents criticism throughout the week that China is artificially lowering the value of its currency, hurting U.S. trade.”The President went through a number of the points that he had made to…

Has Benetton’s New Ad Campaign Gone Too Far? (Photos)

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Yes, that is President Obama sharing a tender moment with US rival Hugo Chavez for The United Colors of Benetton’s new ad campaign. The Italian fashion brand, already known for its provocative ads throughout the years, is already making headlines for its latest effort – an ad campaign showing photoshopped images of world leaders kissing their biggest rivals on the lips. The company’s new Unhate campaign also includes the modified images…

Stephon Marbury Calls Jordan a “Sellout” During Lockout Negotiations

Stephon Marbury Calls Jordan a “Sellout” During Lockout Negotiations

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    A few days after tweeting that “hardline” Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan “has never been with the real,” Stephon Marbury(notes) (currently playing in China) continued with the attacks on the NBA legend from half a world away via his preferred brand of social media. By the looks of the picture above, maybe it was because M.J. stiffed him on a hug a decade ago? via Stephon Marbury lays…