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Dr Boyce Watkins: What the OJ Trial taught me about white people, black people and America

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins I remember 20 years ago, waking up from taking a nap.  I was dating a really horrible woman at the time who shall remain nameless.  But then again, I probably think she’s horrible because she dumped me for a better-looking man, so just chalk it up to my being a hater.  But anyway, the woman in the previous sentence said “Hey Coco (that was my nickname…

The 1964 play created by Amiri Baraka titled The Dutchman explores Black peoples reception of interracial dating. www.blacklikemoi.com

Do Black Women Really Care If Black Male Celebs Date White Women? New Play Explores

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Reported by April Taylor Amiri Baraka, one of the most widely published authors of his generation, has often been either extremely praised or highly condemned for his work.  As The Root points out, the revival of his play The Dutchman has stirred up controversy similar to the way it did 50 years ago when it was first released in 1964.  Much of Baraka’s work deals with violence, misogyny, homophobia, and racism.  The Dutchman is…

Anthony Mackie reveals hes dated the same woman since seventh grade. www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Actor Reveals He’s Had the Same Girlfriend Since He Was 7-Years-Old

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Reported by Marie S.  Actor Anthony Mackie has his career going uphill.  After playing the role of a U.S. bomb disposal team in Iraq in the Oscar-winning drama titled “The Hurt Locker,” he now plays the role of Sam or Samuel Wilson“Falcon” in the movie Marvel film titled “Captain America:  The Winter Soldier,” which topped the box office last weekend, grossing $96.2 million and making it  April’s biggest release so…

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

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By Liku Zelleke They are perceived by many to be America’s answer to royalty. They certainly have the media’s attention, they probably earn more than some of the world’s monarchs, and they have managed to lead a warm family lifestyle – a big deal when considering the pressures of their intensely busy work schedules. They are Jay Z and Beyoncé, and this April, they are celebrating their 6th wedding anniversary….

Laz Alonso: “I Don’t Date Celebrities”

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by Barry Burch Jr. His name is Laz Alonso.  He is an actor that is currently single and as far as dating celebrities go, according to him, he is not about that life. Alonso, 39, was recently interviewed by Lossip, and in it he reveals some personal information about himself with regard to his romantic side. The interview began with a question to Alonso about his childhood to which he responded,…

The Ink Just Dried on Chad, and Evelyn is Already Six Months Pregnant

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So much for happily ever after.  If you were like anyone else who follows reality TV, you knew that the marriage between Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson was going to last about as long as an episode of Basketball Wives.  Similar to her counterpart Kim Kardashian, Evelyn and Chad threw out the little part of their marital vows that said “Till death do you part,” parting ways less than two…

Lamar Odom, What Did that Mean? “When Khloes Out of town, I still be on the DL”

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NBA star Lamar Odom’s situation seems to be getting worse and worse by the day.  It also stands as a firm reminder to say no to drugs.  TMZ caught Odom rapping about his relationship with wife Khloe Kardashian while they speculated that he was high on drugs.  In the impromptu freestyle, caught on video, Odom uses some pretty cryptic, or shall we say “revealing,” lines about his life outside of…

Move Over Kanye: Jaden Smith is Now Reportedly Dating a Kardashian In-Law

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There may be a day in the near future when Jaden Smith, the son of Will Smith, will end up making regular guest appearances on “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” It’s being reported by the Huffington Post that Jaden is now dating Kylie Jenner, the daughter of Bruce Jenner.  Bruce was initially known as an Olympic champion, but has lately been known as the whipping boy of Kim Kardashian’s mother…

Man Rαpes, Murders and Burns the Body of his Girlfriend’s 5-Year Old Niece

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By: Britt L Nearly two years after the rαpe and murder of five-year-old Mariha Smith, the 22-year-old man who was dating her aunt was finally charged with the unspeakable crimes. When Mariha’s body was found mutilated and burned in an old Detroit abandoned building July 2011, her aunts boyfriend, Darnell Cheatham was the initial suspect. However, investigators could never gather enough evidence to prosecute Cheatham until Monday. During a court…

Adrian Peterson’s Child’s Mother Says He has Seven Kids, Not Five

Adrian Peterson’s Child’s Mother Says He has Seven Kids, Not Five

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The once tragic Adrian Peterson news has taken a ratchet and surprising turn. Since suffering the death of his son last week, some surprising news has come out about the NFL star. Not too long after the child’s death news broke that the NFL star did not know his deceased son. In fact, the first time he ever met the child was visiting him in the hospital on life support….

Wedding Bells on the Way:  Rapper Big Sean Get Engaged

Wedding Bells on the Way: Rapper Big Sean Get Engaged

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If you date someone for just six months and then feel the need to pop the question, we have one piece of advice:  Don’t.  Psychologists say that the first six months is the honeymoon period, and you’re not really able to evaluate a person for their flaws.  But not everybody listens, which is why Lamar and Khloe ended so fast, along with Terrell and Evelyn.  Passion is not enough to…

Chris Brown Says He Lost His Virginity at the Age of 8 Years Old

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In an interview with The Guardian, popular R&B sex symbol Chris Brown reveals his sex appeal didn’t just arise out of the thin air — the guy has been watching p*rn and engaging in sexx since the tender happy age of eight. The 24-year-old star said he saw absolutely nothing wrong with becoming sexual at a young age. At no point in time did Chris exclaim that he was joking….

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

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By: Madam Prezident   70% of African American women are unmarried. Although that’s a large amount of unmarried black folk—it’s a harsh reality. Being an African American woman currently on the dating scene, I noticed a few mistakes that we as women make when meeting someone new. These mistakes are the top 4 things that keep us single. 1)    Clingy Stop being clingy—if you are the clingy type, then stop….

Congrats: Kevin Durant Gets Engaged to WNBA Player Monica Wright

Congrats: Kevin Durant Gets Engaged to WNBA Player Monica Wright

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By: Madam Prezident Congrats to Kevin Durant’ and Minnesota Lynx point guard Monica Wright on their new engagement. Who said, black love didn’t exist? I can honestly say, this engagement takes me by surprise because he was supposedly dating former R&B singer Letoya Luckett during the time of the olympics. Now, he’s engaged to Monica. It’s possible Kevin Durant could have had his hand in two cookie jars- Either way,…

What’s The Real Reason Behind Kanye West & Kim Kardashian’s Baby Name?!?

What’s The Real Reason Behind Kanye West & Kim Kardashian’s Baby Name?!?

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have this philosophical meaning behind the meaning of their daughters name.  Supposedly North is a representation of the little bundle of Joy being their little ‘North Star.’  I know Mr. West and Kim are both creative, so maybe there is a more extravagant story behind their daughters name, but as of right now-North is pretty symbolic for many Upward and rising things. Also, Just in…