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12 year-old Charlie Bothuell has been missing since June 14, 2014 was found in his fathers basement. www.blacklikemoi.com

Missing Boy Found Hiding In His Father’s Basement, Baffles Cops

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Reported by April V. Taylor The missing 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V, of Detroit,  has been found alive in his father’s basement.  Bothuell had been missing since June 14th, and authorities had even begun to explore the possibility of a homicide being responsible for the child’s disappearance. The news of Bothuell being found broke while the the boys father was completing an interview on HLN with Nancy Grace.  Upon being told that…

Florida Man Cυts Open His Own Truck to Rescue Kitten

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A Florida man is being called a hero after damaging his own truck to save the life of a furry feline. Errand Frazier says he didn’t know what to think when he began hearing purring noises coming from his Chevy pickup truck. Frazier says he suspected a cat was in the truck, so he placed a can of cat food near the tire, hoping to lure the kitty out of…

Four year old Kasii Haith was attacked and killed by three pit bulls while visiting his mothers friends house in Delaware. www.blacklikemoi.com

Mother And Toddler Viciously Attacked by Pit Bulls, Toddler Dies

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Four-year-old Kasii Haith lost his life on Wednesday when he was left alone with three pit bulls. Keisha Haith, the boy’s 24-year-old pregnant mother, was also injured in the attack. Haith and Kasii were visiting with a friend in Kent County, DE. The boy was playing outside in the yard where there were three pit bulls. When Keisha looked out the window, she saw the dogs attacking…

Oprah And Iyanla Take On Colorism In The Black Community

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By Greg B. We have all heard this right; light skin women are prettier than dark skin women? If you havent heard this, congratulations on not being subjected to the unfortunate world of colorism. This is not a new concept, however, it has been the subject of debate and contention for years. But now the debate has managed to catch the attention of Oprah Winfrey and her LifeClass series. Ms….

Is The Apollo Theater Losing It’s Magic?

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By Greg B. The Apollo Theatre was once the mecca of up and coming talent in New York for many years. During the early years that the theater existed it found itself flanked by the matured state of the Harlem Renaissance, and the flourishing art, poetry and musical influence. Back then the only businesses you saw in close proximity to the Apollo were African American owned mom and pop joints….

Nick Cannon Explains How He Stayed Married To Mariah For So Long

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By April Taylor Although Nick Canon and Mariah Carey have been married for more than five years, the couple seems to be defying the stereotype that married people’s sεx lives do not compare to the sεx lives of single people.  In fact, their passion for each other seems much more on display than most celebrity couples.  In a recent Us Weekly article, Canon said that, “lots of sεx,” is a key…

12 Years A Slave Director Confronted For Glorifying “Slave Movies”

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By Greg B. Recently at a New York Film Critic’s Circle Award, Steve McQueen, who is the director in the film 12 Years a Slave received an award and was heckled. McQueen, received the Best Director award and during his speech, he began to get heckled by film critic Armond White. White, who yelled that McQueen was “an embarrassing doorman and garbage man.” He also said, “F–k you. Kiss my…

Don Cheadle Returns for a Big Payday in the Next Avengers Movie

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by Greg B. He’s back! Don Cheadle is rumored to be lined up to play the role of Col. Rhodes aka War Machine. Marvel is set to release the third installment of the Ironman series, in 2015. Cheadle who starred in the second Ironman, in a role that Terrance Howard had initially occupied. The man behind Ironman; Robert Downey, Jr., who recently brought teamed up with the other Marvel comic…

U.S. Airman, Michael Giles, Seeking Commute In 25 Year Sentence

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In a repeat of the constant chatter that has been the repeal of mandatory minimum sentences, there is a member of our military that is in peril. Michael Giles who was a member of the United States AirForce, and served a tour in Iraq and Kuwait was sentenced to a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison. Giles who was involved in a shooting in Tallahassee, Florida where a fight…

South Africans Embrace “Mandela” Critics Cry Propoganda

South Africans Embrace “Mandela” Critics Cry Propoganda

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by Greg B. According to Reuters the recent release of the film Mandela in South Africa has an expected warm and cold acceptance. “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, which stars Idris Elba opened in South Africa with high emotions and critics not pleased with the facts in the movie. The film which is two hours long, attempts to capture 60 years of the freedom fighter’s life, including 27 years in…

ATL Principal Fights Off Vicious Dogs To Save 16-Year Old Student

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by Barry Burch Jr. How does one know when they have the Principal of all principals; perhaps when that principal is put to the test.  One principal in Southeast Atlanta, Jason Stamper, was put to the test and there is no denying that he passed with flying colors. Stamper, who is the principal of technology at the New Schools at Carver, saved a student from a dog attack.  He told…

Michael Vick Lets Teammate Off the Hook for Calling Black People “N*ggers”

Michael Vick Lets Teammate Off the Hook for Calling Black People “N*ggers”

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By Staff Blogger First it was Paula Dean and more recently Tim Allen, over the course of the last few weeks, the N-word seems to be flying rapidly out of the mouths of white celebrities and entertainers. Over the weekend a controversy brewed when a video surfaced of a white member of the Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper, publically using the N-word . While attending a concert in June, he declared…

Fantasia Loses Her House to the Bank

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It’s long been said in the music industry that with “mo money” there are “mo problems.”  Fantasia’s life is a living testament to this undeniable truth.  TMZ is reporting that the singer’s home was in foreclosure proceedings, leading her to make plans to sell the house.  She tried selling, but couldn’t get the market value that she’d paid for the home. Originally, Fantasia tried selling the house for $800,000, which…

During the 90 minute season premiere of "Iyanla: Fix My Life", DMX had an explosive response to Iyanla's attempt to fix his life.

DMX: The Life Iyanla Vanzant Could Not Fix

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This may be one of very few times when Iyanla Vanzant failed to fix someone’s life. But the failed attempt was no fault of her own. Her most recent client, rapper DMX, is beyond rational repair. He will need drastic measures to overcome the demons he is battling. During the 90 minute season premiere of “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” DMX had an explosive reaction to Iyanla’s attempt to fix his…

Over a Dozen People Arrested in Dog Fighting Raid

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Much of what we know about dog fighting rings comes to us from the Michael Vick scandal, but dog fighting is, unfortunately, a way of life in many parts of the country. In Indiana, a dog fighting raid on Saturday night led to the arrest of over a dozen people: Last night Whitley County police raided the home of 36 year old Edward E. Smith after they received a tip…