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Why Is the African American Financial Experience Different?

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Valerie Coleman Morris is an Emmy award winning journalist, reporter, professor and author who formerly appeared as Business Anchor for CNN domestic and international. During her time at CNN, Morris reported on Personal Finance Issues during her daily segment called ‘Smart Assets.’ She joined CNN in 1996 after starting the nationally syndicated radio column “With the Family In Mind, which she writes and narrates and serving as the first African…

Hubert and Jeanne Mwangaza are HIV positive but have given birth to three healthy babies. www.blacklikemoi.com

Find Out How a Dad Saved His Children From a Deadly Disease

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Reported by April V. Taylor The Huffington Post recently highlighted the story of Hubert and Jeanne Mwangaza.  The couple are both HIV-positive but have managed to have three children who do not have the disease.  Rather than this being evidence of a medical miracle, it is an illustration of how a father’s involvement in prenatal care can have significant positive outcomes on the health of his children. A study conducted…

Award winning writer Eric Monte launched Kickstarter Campaign detailing two brothers experience during the Civil Rights Movement. www.blacklikemoi.com

Hollywood Blackballed Him For Creating Black Heroes, You Can Change That

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Reported by April Taylor Eric Monte’s story is one of betrayal, hope, and, with your help, redemption. Monte is a living legend for his role in creating the first successful show with a black cast since “Amos and Andy.” Prior to the shows he helped create in the 1970s, blacks were mainly portrayed as being uneducated and were usually cast in roles as servants, sidekicks, or clowns. Monte’s characters were…

Tichina Arnold from Martin goes super hard on French Montana

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Tichina Arnold officially put rapper French Montana in his place after he publicly ridiculed a picture of her. A couple weeks ago, Montana shared a picture that was already in circulation on Instagram of the Martin actress on a plane with the caption “I wish Martin could see this right now. He would tear her a** up.” In response, Arnold recently gave Montana a long, brutal lashing via an Instagram…

Stevie Wonder Interview 1977: He explains how he sees colors and people

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In this classic interview in 1977, Stevie Wonder talks about what it’s like to be one of the most “influential rockstars of the decade.”  But it turns out that he was more than just a decade.  Nearly 40 years later, Stevie is still on top of his game, selling out shows all across the globe and wowing audiences everywhere. There is no voice like Stevie, and since he was a child, he…

White Man Who Yelled Racial Slur Gets Rewarded With Job

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A homeless man living in the United Kingdom who yelled out a racial slur at another man couldn’t have expected the response he received from the intended target of the slur. Aminur Chowdhury, 30, was leaving a bar when he heard a homeless man named Ben Gallon insult him. Chowdhury says he just couldn’t let it go. “Initially I turned the other cheek, but then I was challenging Ben about…

Kevin Hart Performing As A Teenager

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  Kevin Hart is an comedian and actor who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  His mother, Nancy, was a single parent to him and his older brother due tot he fact that his father was a cocaine addict who spent repeated stints in jail during Hart’s childhood. Hart used comedy as a way to deal with the painful reality of his father’s addiction. Prior to pursuing his career in stand-up,…

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…

This woman is 70, but she looks like she’s 40: Here’s why

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Annette Larkin’s has eaten a 100 percent raw, vegan diet for decades, and she is reaping the benefits. She refers to the diet as her own fountain of youth. She grows many of her own fruits and vegetables in her backyard and also collects rainwater. A raw vegan diet is free from all animal products, so Annette eats a lot of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. While Annette has followed this…

Negro History Lost, Stolen or Strayed- Great documentary

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A very interesting documentary about Black History from the era of the 60’s. Did you know that the first open-heart surgery was performed by a black doctor, Daniel Hale Williams? Not many people did in 1968, the year this eye-opening film, narrated by Bill Cosby, was first released. Many still don’t today. “Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed” reviews the numerous contributions of African-Americans to the development of the United…

One Year Later, Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens Is Winning His Fight Against Cancer

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Beating the odds, one year later, Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens has a lot to celebrate. Since his diagnosis of stage four colon cancer, Givens is in great spirits and he recently took time out to talk with EURweb associate Tanisha Williams about his cancer battle, that fateful day and the inspiration behind Stallionaires new song “I’m Bad.” “My doctor told me I had stage four (4) colon cancer…

Actor Gary Dourdan Will Join The Cast Of “Being Mary Jane”

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Popular television series, Being Mary Jane will be back for Season 2 with different characters coming into the mix. Madame Noire reports that Gary Dourdan, actor in A Different World and CSI will be playing Mary Jane’s new love interest as Sheldon Armstrong. Season 1 left off with Mary Jane Paul single and broken-hearted after upheavals with both the love interests in her life. Her luck just might be changing….

What’s Eating Black Women? [HD]

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, four out of five black women are overweight or obese. In this video I profile Michaela Angela Davis, and image activist who works to promote positive images among people of color. She recently started a healthy eating and fitness program to address the problem among black women. I also spoke with Tanya Fields, founder of the BLK Projek, a Bronx based food justice…

Chris Brown Arrested… Again

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Rehabilitation now incarceration. Chris Brown who had been staying at a Malibu rehab facility under court order, was arrested around 2pm without incident from the facility. Brown was arrested Friday afternoon for a probation violation in connection with his 2009 conviction for assaulting his former girlfriend Rihanna. The Los Angeles County Sheriff Capt. Mike Parker reported Brown was taken to the inmate reception center in downtown Los…

Chris Brown Decides To Extend His Stay In Rehab

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By Afiya J. Watkins Chris Brown recently decided to extend his stay in rehab. The troubled singer is rejuvenating and apparently accepting responsibility for his past behaviors. He is determined to live positively and most importantly, cultivate positive relationships with the women in his life, HollywoodLife is reporting. This is seemingly quite the epiphany on Breezy’s part, since it is indeed the women who have endured the brunt of his violence and aggression….