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Deion Sanders Upset Daughter’s Playing in Bikini Basketball League

Deion Sanders Upset Daughter’s Playing in Bikini Basketball League

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Deion Sanders is known for his athleticism and now his daughter is taking her shot in the sports world. Dieon’s daughter is in the bikini league. What is the bikini league, you ask? While the name suggests there are actual bikinis involved, there are not. It’s a basketball league where the players run down the court in sports bras and gym shorts, instead of traditional basketball attire. However familiar he is…

Chris Brown Seen Wearing Cast After Fight With Frank Ocean

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So who is telling the truth? Some sources are saying that Chris Brown swung first. Others are saying that Frank Ocean threw the first punch. It is hard to tell, from video surveillance, whether Chris Brown initiated the fight, or if he was just defending himself. Regardless, one can definitely say that the fight was something fierce, judging from the cast on Chris Brown’s arm. While Frank Ocean is screaming…

A new movie titled "Fruitvale" highlights the life of Oscar Grant leading up to the day he was tragically killed by an officer.

New Film Seeks to Humanize Homicide Victim Oscar Grant

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The slaying of young black men has sadly become a common occurrence in our society. Far too often there are black men in the news because the hands of a man holding a gun have taken their lives away. One homicide that acquired national notoriety was the death of Oscar Grant, a young Bay Area resident that was shot in his back while handcuffed by the local BART police unit….

Pastor And Gospel Star Fight Over Baby Mama On Facebook

Pastor And Gospel Star Fight Over Baby Mama On Facebook

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In a Facebook message posted on January 20, Deitrick Haddon told popular gospel singer Isaac Carree to “man up” over an alleged affair he had with Damita Haddon, Deitrick’s ex-wife. In August of 2011 a source said the couple had quietly divorced after 15 years of marriage. Although many industry people were aware of the split, it was news to fans as Mr. Haddon decided to go public via a…

Aretha Franklin Is Tickled At Beyonce’s Lip-Synching Controversy 

Aretha Franklin Is Tickled At Beyonce’s Lip-Synching Controversy 

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Amidst all the lip-synching controversy, legendary diva Aretha Franklin rushed to Beyoncé’s defense Tuesday, saying she thought the “Single Ladies” singer did a beautiful job with the National Anthem at President Obama’s Inauguration. “When I heard the news this evening that she was pre-recorded I really laughed,” Franklin told ABC News. “I thought it was funny because the weather down there was about 46 or 44 degrees and for most…

Civil Rights Icon To Deliver Obama’s Inauguration Invocation

Civil Rights Icon To Deliver Obama’s Inauguration Invocation

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Long-time civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams will deliver the invocation at President Obama’s inauguration, the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC) announced Tuesday. We’ve also learned Beyonce will sing the National Anthem. As the widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, who was killed in his driveway in a racially charged murder in June 1963 in Jackson, Miss., her participation is significant in the second inauguration of the first black president. His…

Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Album

Beyonce Announces New Destiny’s Child Album

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Beyonce and Destiny’s Child were a bunch of little teenagers when they burst onto the scene back in the 1990s.  Now, they are grown women who’ve been singing, fighting and cashing checks for too many years to count. The group is coming back together for a new album, and we expect it to b a doozy.  But the song doesn’t feature new music; it only has the old stuff brought…

Is TJ Holmes Leaving BET Soon?

Is TJ Holmes Leaving BET Soon?

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Former CNN news guy T.J. Holmes, who left a year ago to join BET was back on cable news Saturday but NOT on CNN. Holmes was hanging out anchoring on MSNBC. MSNBC insiders say Holmes is doing some holiday fill-in work for them. Holmes’ show on BET earlier was seen as a move the network was expanding its news presence. In April, the network announced Holmes would host a daily…

Rapper Kanye West announced that he and Kim Kardashian are expecting their first child.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Expecting First Child

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Fans who attended Kanye West’s performance at Revel in Atlantic City on Sunday night received a message from the ranting and raving artist that they weren’t expecting: Kim Kardashian is pregnant with his child. Congratulatory tweets from their colleagues immediately surfaced upon the news. Russel Simmons tweeted: “Congrats to Kim and Kanye. Happy for both of them…” Of course the Kardashian family took to their Twitter accounts to bask in…

Lil Flip’s Arrest for Alleged Drugs and Gun Possession Prompts T.I. to Call Him to Squash Beef?

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It’s always tough to watch your favorite rapper fall off of the radar and get into a slew of legal problems. This is the case for fans of Houston rapper Lil Flip. The “This Is The Way We Ball” rap artist went from selling CD’s out of the trunk of his car in Texas to acquiring a lucrative rap deal. Unfortunately, he lost his path in mainstream entertainment and has…

Can Mayor Cory Booker Eat Healthy Using Only $4/Day In Food Stamp? The Challenge Begins

Can Mayor Cory Booker Eat Healthy Using Only $4/Day In Food Stamp? The Challenge Begins

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Tuesday began his food stamp challenge, living on the groceries he can buy for about $30 a week. That’s the amount that New Jersey residents receive if they qualify for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, as the food stamp program is officially known. It comes out to $4.32 a day, Booker said. Booker’s food stamp challenge was born out of a conversation he had…

Katt Williams Cries As He Announces His Retirement From Comedy. [VIDEO]

Katt Williams Cries As He Announces His Retirement From Comedy. [VIDEO]

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After a horrible weekend in Seattle, a teary eyed Katt Williams revealed to Channel 4 news that he is quitting comedy and going into retirement.  Check out the video.

Jet Magazine Makes History By Featuring Gay Kappa Wedding Couple

Jet Magazine Makes History By Featuring Gay Kappa Wedding Couple

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JET Magazine, the nation’s preeminent African-American biweekly magazine, in its December 10th issue, featured Dr. Ravi Perry and Paris Prince as part of its December JET LOVE wedding series. This is the first time the magazine has featured a gay couple. Ravi, an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Mississippi State University, and Paris, a licensed real estate broker and anti-discrimination compliance expert, were married in August at their home…

Look Out Everyone…Tiny’s Got A Talk Show

Look Out Everyone…Tiny’s Got A Talk Show

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Tiny has been talking about her new late night talk show for some time now and it looks as though it’s anticipated debut is almost here.  Last night, the excited star unveiled exclusive photos from the set of the show, titled ‘Tiny Tonight’, that will  feature celebs like Trina, Tamar Braxton and Claudia Jordan. Her close friend Sheneka will also serve as a correspondent on the show. During a recent…

President Obama said he made sure Jay-Z helped Beyonce with Blue Ivy Carter

President Obama Said He ‘Made Sure’ Jay-Z Helped Beyonce With Blue Ivy Carter

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 In a recent interview with a DJ in Cleveland, President Obama was asked if he offered first-time father Jay-Z any parenting advice for he and Beyonce’s first child, Blue Ivy Carter. “I made sure that Jay-Z was helping Beyonce out (with the baby),” President Obama replied. “And not leaving it all with the mom and mother-in-law.” News about President Obama making sure Jay-Z helped Beyonce with their first child does not…