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4000 Pounds of beef recalled due to mad cow disease contamination. www.blacklikemoi.com

4K Pounds of Beef Recalled For Suspected Mad Cow Disease

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  Reported by Nigel Boys According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Fruitland American Meat Company of Jackson, Missouri, has recalled over 4,000 pounds of fresh beef that have been sent out to their distributors, due to fear of Mad Cow disease. Reportedly, the meat in question was distributed to a Whole Foods distribution center in Connecticut and then on to stores in New England and at least two…

50 Cent Explains His Awful Pitch at Mets Game

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Rapper 50 Cent may have successfully transitioned to a pioneer businessman, but professional pitcher he’s not, which was evident when he threw out the first pitch at a recent Mets game. After that embarrassing throw, the rapper tried to explain that throwing balls isn’t really his thing. “It slipped,” Fiddy,  whose real name in Curtis Jackson, told Good Morning America.”I’m not a professional pitcher,” he said. “I make music.” We…

Brooklyn born rapper actor and philanthropist Yasim Bey formerly known as Mos Def has been banned from entering the USA after moving to South Africa. www.blacklikemoi.com

Is Brooklyn-Born Activist Mos Def Barred From the US For Being Outspoken?

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Reported by April Taylor Yasiin Bey, more famously known as Mos Def, has been barred from re-entering the United States.  The only information currently available about the situation is a statement released by the music festival, Together Boston.  The official statement reads as follows: “We regret to inform you that due to immigration/legal issues Yasiin Bey is unable to enter back into the United States and his upcoming U.S. tour has…

Family members of the victims of September 11 are disgusted by the cheap gifts that arent made in the USA. www.blacklikemoi.com

Family of 9/11 Victims Disappointed In Crappy Gift Shop Containing Items Not Made In the USA

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Reported by Krystle Crossman The 9/11 memorial site in New York City was built to reflect on those who died, those who sprang into action to help others, and the survivors. It is now currently one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. People go to the memorial to look into the reflecting pools where the tower once stood. They contemplate how fragile life is and how it…

All-Star Panel of black scholars speak up for black America

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The New Paradigm Tour was a huge success.  It wasn’t corporate sponsored.  We didn’t get political funding from either the Democrats or the Republicans.  We used our own money to go to several cities, gathering a collection of leading black intellectuals who care enough about the black community to give specific steps and information to help people build a better day for themselves and their families. Dr. Cornel West joined…

NYPD Keeps raiding woman’s house looking for her dead husband

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Reported BY Liku Zelleke If anything, you should admire the tenacity of the NYPD; Karen Jordan knows it firsthand. So far, the police officers have barged into her house, at least 12 times, looking for her husband. So far, it’s all been in vain. Because, what they don’t seem to accept or understand is that the poor guy has been dead for over 8 years. James Jordan Sr. passed away…

Rihanna’s Former Bodyguard Sues Her

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The R&B superstar, Rihanna, has had quite a year, from legal cases piling up to some iconic fashion shoots.  The recording sensation, hailing from Barbados and crossing over to wild success on the American pop and R&B charts, is known for her sharp mouth and take no prisoners attitude. Rihanna appears in Vogue Brazil and Lui Magazine. Recently, she was spotted in New York City with a friend leaving Da…

Legendary Award-Winning Director Passes Away At 83

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The theatre world is dealing with the loss of a legend. Actor, playwright, and director, Phillip Hayes Dean died from a heart condition on Monday, April 14. The news of his death was announced by a family spokesperson. He was 83-years-old. “Phillip Hayes Dean might be best known for his Broadway play Paul Robeson, performed by James Earl Jones in 1978, and in Avery Brooks’…

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…

NYC Gives Jay-Z The Okay To Put On A Free Manhattan Concert

NYC Gives Jay-Z The Okay To Put On A Free Manhattan Concert

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By: Madam Prezident No man needs to doubt Jay-Z’s ability. He has signed one of his biggest names yet, Oklahoma’s Kevin Durrant. Kevin Durrant game in the NBA or shall I say his stats speak for itself. Last Year, the world was introduced to Oklahoma’s young talent during last year’s playoffs. Kevin Durrant is one of the leagues best players. Jay-Z money is like the energizer bunny. It keeps going…

Drug Dealer Impregnated Prison Guard, State Spends $1.6 Million to Secure Death Penalty

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A convicted killer has become public enemy number one for the New York City Police Department.   Ronell Wilson was convicted of killing two police officers and also getting a prison guard pregnant.  He was originally given the death penalty for his infractions, but an appeals court threw out his conviction. The court has decided that they do not want to let the issue go, even though Wilson would be serving…

‘You Can Touch My Hair’ Black Hair Exhibit Encourages People To Feel Natural Hair

‘You Can Touch My Hair’ Black Hair Exhibit Encourages People To Feel Natural Hair

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What do you think about this?  An exhibit is allowing people to touch black women’s hair to see what it feels like.  So, this act that normally drives you insane and gets on your nerves to no end, is now part of an exhibit.  Hmmmmm. They say that the exhibit is designed to explore the fascination that people have with black women’s hair.  Could be interesting.   By letting strangers…

Prepping for the Baby:  Kanye Sells Apartment, Buys a Mansion for $11 Million

Prepping for the Baby: Kanye Sells Apartment, Buys a Mansion for $11 Million

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Kanye West is planning to be a father.   He has moved out of his bachelor pad and appears to be ready to lead a more settled life.   Bruce Jenner, who is Kim’s step dad, doesn’t believe that Kanye is around, but he also seems to forget how busy he is.   Kanye seems to want to keep it moving by putting his apartment up for sale for something…

Publicity Stunt? New York Mayor Announces Competition For Young Black and Latino Boys

Publicity Stunt? New York Mayor Announces Competition For Young Black and Latino Boys

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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs, Young Men’s Initiative Director Jahmani Hylton and Ashoka Changemakers President Diana Wellshave launched “My Voice, Our City: What Will You Do?,” an online competition encouraging black and Latino young men to offer ideas that could help reduce racial and ethnic disparities in New York City. It’s ironic that they mayor, who is heavily criticized for his stop and frisk policy that…

Nicki Minaj Insulted by Host at Access Hollywood

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Nicki Minaj has been getting insulted in public for what some are calling “rude” and “indignant” behavior.  The rest of us might just say she’s ghetto.  However you want to look at it, she’s not getting good reviews from people who have been with her behind the scenes and in front of the camera.   One reporter at Access Hollywood, Billy Bush, went onto The Today Show to say that…