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William Patterson Explains Steps To Independently Gain Wealth, Power, and Success

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  William R. Patterson is a renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author.  He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group; the company holds business and personal finance workshops in cities across the United States based on the strategies Patterson outlines in his book, “The Baron Son.”  The company is a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise. Patterson co-founded and co-authored the company and book with…

Pharrell Is The New Judge On “The Voice”

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof…because I’m happy!” Pharrell Williams, the “Happy” man himself will be the new judge on the popular NBC singing competition The Voice. The new arrival of Pharrell should make the 12 million viewers and counting eager for the new season. Pharrell, a Virginia Beach native will be replacing Cee-Lo Green for season 7, who made it clear…

Is The Mardi Gras “Zulu Tradition” Racist?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Are we at a point in time whereby traditions should be abolished? Here’s something to think about – whenever traditions seem to be ‘pro-black’, do we risk offending other races and/or nationalities? An example of this would be Mardi Gras. Let me pose another question to you. With so many people marching down the streets dressed in blackface and throwing coconuts, is that good? Is…

Dancing With The Stars May Have Candace Cameron Bure and Nene Leakes Next Season

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III It’s about that time for Dancing with the Stars. While the special guests will not be formally announced until March 4th, there’s a rumor that NeNe Leakes from the Real Housewives of Atlanta and Candace Cameron Bure of Full House will be on stage. That’s right; we’re going to see if these two ladies along with the other contestants will be able to survive the grueling workouts and judges. Talent…

UPDATE: Avonte Oquendo’s Cause Of Death Undetermined

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By Sinclair Grey III Whenever a child is reported missing, the only thing you can hope for is that the child is found and returned to his/her family safely. No one in their right frame of mind would ever wish the worse for a child. Unfortunately, Avonte Oquendo of New York wasn’t so fortunate. On October 14th, Avonte, 14-years-old and autistic went missing. As you can imagine, a massive search…

Oprah’s OWN Network Ratings Reach All Time High in February

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III When Oprah Winfrey stepped out and created OWN, there were many naysayers. Let’s face it – to create your own network is difficult, no matter who you are. With all of her accomplishments and money at her disposal, the question many people probably asked Oprah is why do this? However, anyone who knows Oprah and follows her will conclude that she is a pioneer and…

Wal-Mart Donates To Civil Rights Groups Promoting African American Achievement

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Black History Month is the time of year when America remembers and celebrates the accomplishments of African-Americans past and present. Well, Wal-Mart is doing something worthwhile in an effort to promote African-American achievement. The super-giant retailer will be providing $1.75 million in grants to the nation’s three largest civil rights organizations – The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), National Urban League,…

Ray Parker Jr. Next To Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Here’s a special shout out to Ray Parker Jr for being the 2,518th entertainer to have the honor of having the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. It’s long been overdue for Parker to receive this honor. Many people know Parker from his popular hit Ghostbusters, but Parker will be honored in the category of recording. Even though there are so many entertainers to have been…

CeeLo Green Quits ‘The Voice’ And He’s Not Coming Back

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert As part of an interview with Ellen DeGeneres on her show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, CeeLo Green made the announcement that he will no longer be returning to ‘The Voice’ he is outta there! The interview will be airing on Wednesday. Green emphasized strongly that he will not be returning “at all.” Although he might be given “The Voice,” the boot, he says he’ll continue his relationship…

Teens Arrested for Waiting on Bus

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by Barry Burch Jr. That sad moment when circumstances change from not being able to walk down the street to not being able to wait at the bus stop has arrived, well, again.  But fortunately, the accused can at least sometimes be vindicated. The charges against the three black teenagers, who were arrested, while waiting for the bus in Rochester, New York, have been dropped. District Attorney Sandra Doorley said in…

DISTURBING: Grown Man Has Underage Girls Twerking in YouTube Video

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by:  John “Hennry” Harris A recent YouTube video called “Hut Hut-Football Twerk Song” by Monsta with da Fade has the blogosphere and social media-lites calling ‘foul’ for featuring several young girls twerking. The video supporting the song would have been bad enough if he had legal-age women twerking, but what is extremely disturbing is the fact that the video highlights more than a dozen young, African-American girls wearing tights, or leggings, with football jerseys…

Jason Kidd Is The Newest Coach For The Brooklyn Nets

Jason Kidd Is The Newest Coach For The Brooklyn Nets

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Congratulations are in order for former NBA superstar Jason Kidd.  Kidd is the newest member of the coaching staff for the Brooklyn Nets.  Kidd is a shoe-in for the Hall of Fame after playing 18 seasons of strong basketball.  He went into the NBA earlier than most at that time, leaving after his sophomore year.  He hasn’t turned back, playing some of the best basketball in the league, year-after-year.  Kidd…

Patrick Ewing Named Bobcats Assistant Coach

Patrick Ewing Named Bobcats Assistant Coach

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Congratulations to Patrick Ewing, who has been working for years for the chance to get on the bench for an NBA team.  Ewing has had other assistant coaching jobs before, but this position with the Bobcats might be his best shot at his most obvious prize:  A chance to be a head coach.   Patrick retired from the Knicks as a Hall of Famer in 2002, but hasn’t received the…

Goodbye to a Great One:  Grant Hill Announces Retirement from the NBA

Goodbye to a Great One: Grant Hill Announces Retirement from the NBA

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Grant Hill is a great player and a model citizen for the NBA.  He has been in the league for 19 years, and played in the All-Star game seven times.  All of this happened despite being hit with a series of injuries that derailed him over the course of several seasons.   Grant is leaving his latest team, the Los Angeles Clippers in a shower of respect and admiration from…

Cee Lo Green Has a New Reality Show

Cee Lo Green Has a New Reality Show

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It looks like TBS is continuing its quest to sign as many odd and funny black people as they can find.  Their latest catch is Cee Lo Green, who went from doing hardcore rap with Goodie Mob to doing a form of music that most of his former fans can’t even recognize.  But he’s doing it well and people love him, so a new reality show makes a lot of…