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The 10 highest-paid athletes in the world

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Do you think that black people are too likely to want to become entertainers and athletes?  A lot of people feel that these activities are destructive in the lives of young black men, drawing them away from their books toward false dreams of fame and fortune.  Education and business ownership are the two greatest keys to building wealth.  Let’s get that out of the way right now. But for that…

These Black People Were Once Homeless

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By April Taylor The Atlanta Black Star recently highlighted 8 successful stars who were once homeless.  In a society where almost half of the population is just once lost paycheck or financial emergency away from being homeless, their stories make them more human and remind us all of how important it is to always work hard and never give up on your dreams. Many people know Tyler Perry as the…

No Longer Slaving For Diddy, This Woman Is Now Building Her Own Empire

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Work for Sean Comb, check! A dream come true for Karleen Roy who worked as Combs’ executive assistant for  five years. Now the assistant has dreams of her own on becoming a mogul. She has launched a new luxury management company The Vanity Group with the hopes of her own success. The Vanity Group (TVG) was launched with a lavish celebration at the Armand de Brignac showroom…

Steve Harvey Uses His Influence and Resources to Empower Young Black Men

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Steve Harvey rose to fame as one of the original Kings of Comedy. His career then catapulted into his own sitcom, a best-selling book, film production for Think Like A Man and hosting  The Family Feud. What some people may not know is that Harvey is a philanthropist who is willing to put his money where his mouth is when it comes to mentoring young Black men. Recently, he met with 100 teenage…

Amar’e Stoudemire Gives His Wife Alexis Two Weddings

Amar’e Stoudemire Gives His Wife Alexis Two Weddings

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By: Madam Prezident After reporting one story on a black love being divorced (Porsha and Kordell). It feels extremely good to report the wed of this New York Knicks Forward Amar’e Stoudemire and his beautiful bride Alexis. They have been together for over 10 years. Mr.  Stoudemire gave his wife two weddings.  The first one was an intimate setting with about 12 people, and the second was a large reception this…

Bishop T.D. Jakes Heads To BET With New Talk Show, ‘Mind, Body & Soul’

Bishop T.D. Jakes Heads To BET With New Talk Show, ‘Mind, Body & Soul’

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Bishop T.D. Jakes is the host of a new talk show, slated to debut on BET this fall. The television program, which bears the name of the Dallas megachurch pastor is titled, T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul. The network recently announced the show, which they refer to as “better talk,” along with a couple of other originally scripted series that made the fall lineup.  A brief description of…

Brian Banks Signs With Atlanta Falcons After Being Exonerated In Rape Charge

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Everyone should believe in second chances. Brian Banks definitely did since he chose to not give up on his dreams of being in the NFL after being falsely accused of rape, and serving 5 years in jail. Now all of his hard work ha paid off. CBS News reports: Brian Banks said signing with the Atlanta Falcons is his second-biggest accomplishment. The biggest was Banks’ exoneration of rape charges one…

Sorority Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta March To Re-enact Women’s Suffrage Movement

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By Staff Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded in 1913 by twenty-two black female collegians on the campus of Howard University. These young women wanted to promote academic excellence, sisterhood and relief for persons in need. The first public act performed by the sorority founders involved the participation in the Women’s Suffrage March in Washington, D.C. that same year. On the day of the march, violence erupted after the parade…

Atlanta Host Frank Ski Leaving V-103 After 14 Years on the Air

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If you know Atlanta, then you’ve probably heard about Frank Ski.  Ski is a staple in the Atlanta community, making big money as the host of the most popular station in the city.  But he’s moving on to other opportunities and trying to go from being a local guy to something bigger.  We don’t know if he’s going to make it, since most people outside Atlanta have never heard his…

Meet History Maker Antron Brown: The First Black NHRA Champion

Meet History Maker Antron Brown: The First Black NHRA Champion

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This past Sunday in (Pomona) California, Antron Brown became the first black champion in any NHRA pro series when he won the Top Fuel title at the season-ending event, according to the Associated Press. Brown suffered minor burns to his hands when his engine popped in an opening-round loss during eliminations, then had to wait to celebrate his victory until the final, when teammate Tony Schumacher lost in a photo…

Terrence Jenkins, Better Known As "Terrence J" From 106th & Park, Has Landed A New Gig As News Co-host On E! News

Former 106th & Park Host Lands A New Gig As News Co-Host For “E! News”

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Terrence Jenkins, better known as Terrence J from BET’s “106th & Park,” has landed another gig in front of the cameras. He’s the new news co-host for E! News. Jenkins will be joining Rancic on the weekday broadcast. “I’ve always had a passion for the wide spectrum of pop culture that ‘E! News’ covers so well; I can’t wait to get started,” says Jenkins. In addition to being a personality on-camera,…

Kobe Bryant’s Wife Wants it Known She is Not a Gold Digger

Kobe Bryant’s Wife Wants it Known She is Not a Gold Digger

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Vanessa Bryant is going to be more careful about what she says when she is being interviewed. The wife of the NBA basketball player, Kobe Bryant, got a lot of negative feedback after she made some comments in an interview with New York magazine. The interview was about the wives of NBA stars. In the interview, Bryant said, “I certainly would not want to be married to somebody that can’t…

Hunger Games

Hunger Games

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Some time ago I was observing the behavior of myself and co workers and I saw some very interesting things. I sparked up a conversation with a buddy at work and it quickly turned to the subject of passion and desire. It was interesting to hear and share different points of view and enjoy the information. We started comparing passion and desire to the raw nature of being hungry. I…