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Tisha Campbell-Martin Battles With Life Threatening Disease

Tisha Campbell-Martin Battles With Life Threatening Disease

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   by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World Forgive me for generalizing, but if you’re black, you probably love Tisha Campbell-Martin.   Campbell-Martin is best-known for her role in the hit TV show “Martin” in the 1990s (or pronounced “Mar-innnn” for the ebonically-challenged).  Tisha was also the star in movies like House Party and School Daze.   As pretty as the day is long, Tisha has been entertaining America for…

The President Grandma In Car Accident

The President Grandma In Car Accident

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  President Obama’s grandmother, Sarah Obama, is recovering at her home in western Kenya after surviving a car accident. “God is with me, because if you could have seen the wreckage that we came out of safe, one would wonder,” Sarah Obama said Monday, according to ABC News. Police in the town of Kisumu say the 91-year-old was traveling to her home in the village of Kogelo Saturday night when…

Roseanne Barr For President of United States

Roseanne Barr For President of United States

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    Barr — who has been waging a Twitter and Facebook grassroots, digital campaign — has just made it official. She wants to carry the Green Party banner in the November election. Barr says she’s sick of Democrats and Republicans, whom she believes are not working in the best interests of the American people. So what, you ask, is Roseanne pushing? The answer is simple … pot. She wants…

Allen West to President Obama, “Get The Hell Out of The U.S.”

Allen West to President Obama, “Get The Hell Out of The U.S.”

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Allen West never fails to amaze us with his over-the-top commentary on anyone or anything dealing with the Democratic Party. His recent jaw-dropper came Saturday night at the Lincoln Day Dinner in West Palm Beach, Florida. Though this is not West’s most outrageous statement to date, it is no less ridiculous, according to reporting by The Huffington Post. “We need to let President Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, (audience boos)…

Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher Calls Obama’s Assassination, Then Resigns

Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher Calls Obama’s Assassination, Then Resigns

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  The publisher of a Jewish newspaper has resigned amid intense pressure after writing a column suggesting that Israel consider assassinating President Barack Obama. Andrew Adler, owner and publisher of Atlanta Jewish Times, wrote an editorial January 13th suggesting the assassination would be among Israel’s options in dealing with a hostile Iran equipped with nuclear weapons. In his column Adler laid out what he said were three options available to…

Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shut Down By The Feds

Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shut Down By The Feds

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    Approximately 24 hours ago producer Swizz Beatz was revealed as the CEO of the popular file-sharing site Megaupload and on Thursday (January 19) the site was officially shut down by the federal government. Megaupload was in the midst of a battle with Universal Music Group over a promotional video (the “Megaupload Mega Song”), which featured artists such as Kanye West, will.i.am and Diddy. On Thursday (January 19), the…

The Number of Missing Black Women Across the U.S. Is Astounding

The Number of Missing Black Women Across the U.S. Is Astounding

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    A renewed campaign to highlight hundreds of missing African-American women has been launched amid ongoing criticism that less attention is given to their cases by authorities and the media. According to the National Crime Information Center, nearly 40 per cent of those who have disappeared, often in suspicious circumstances, are black. However critics allege that public attention mainly focuses on white women who have vanished. According to the…

Ludacris Closing One Restaurant To Focus On Another Eatery In Atlanta Airport

Ludacris Closing One Restaurant To Focus On Another Eatery In Atlanta Airport

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    Grammy winning artist Ludacris is closing Straits Atlanta, a Midtown eatery he has operated for four years with partner Chris Yeo. Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, made the decision after winning a contract to open a restaurant — Chicken N Beer — at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport with Atlanta Restaurant Partners. The airport’s concession contracts were approved Tuesday in a marathon City Council meeting. The eatery was…

Former Chicago Bear Indicted on 2 Drug-Dealing Counts; Faces 10 Years to Life

Former Chicago Bear Indicted on 2 Drug-Dealing Counts; Faces 10 Years to Life

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    A federal grand jury in Dallas indicted former Chicago Bears receiver Sam Hurd and alleged co-conspirator Toby Lujan on Wednesday, each with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, U.S. attorney Sarah R. Saldana of the Northern District of Texas announced. Agents in Chicago…

The History of Black Hair

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I was randomly surfing the internet and I came across this great article written by Michelle of naturallycurly.com. She took “A Look Back at the Black Hair Story”. It was so interesting to read a timeline of the struggle and love-hate relationship we have had with our hair over the centuries.   Whether it’s activist Angela Davis’s Afro or hip-hop diva Lil’ Kim’s “weave of the week,” black hair has…

The Night We Saw a Star Fall | Black Life Coaches Network

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    On a steamy evening in Orlando Florida a capacity crowd at the Amway Arena got to witness what very few in the public ever get to see! At around 9:56pm the phenomenon simply known as Bee took a tumble down a flight of stairs on her set while signing her chart buster Ring the Alarm. Of course I am talking about the Mrs. Beyonce Knowles–Carter herself. The date…

Marine Asks First Lady To Corps Ball And She Says Yes…If Her Husband Agrees

Marine Asks First Lady To Corps Ball And She Says Yes…If Her Husband Agrees

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    Your Black Politics reports: While passing out gifts for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots, Lance Cpl. Aaron Leeks, 20, soldiered up and asked the First Lady of the United States to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball. Meeks said that, besides being gorgeous, he admires the work that Mrs. Obama does with the military. He spotted Michelle leaning over a toy bin sorting through hundreds…

President Obama Officially Ends the War in Iraq

President Obama Officially Ends the War in Iraq

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Your Black World reports.     President Obama has officially ended the Iraq War.  Unlike the “Mission Accomplished” message from President Bush back in 2003, the president seems poised to see this war truly come to an end.  The finish is a mixed victory for the United States, as the US military has been unable to stop the violence that plagues the country. via President Obama Officially Ends the War…

Homeless Children Are Victims of the Recession

Homeless Children Are Victims of the Recession

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    On Tuesday, the National Center on Family Homelessness issued a ranked state-by-state report on child homelessness. The report, entitled “America’s Youngest Outcasts”, says that one in every 45 children in the United States is homeless.”Our purpose in crafting this report…is to make these invisible children visible to the country,” said John Kellogg, Vice President of the National Center.Several states with large African-American populations like Alabama and Mississippi are…

President Obama Promises Aid To Fight LGBTQ Discrimination In Foreign Countries

President Obama Promises Aid To Fight LGBTQ Discrimination In Foreign Countries

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    Black Like Moi reports: President Barack Obama refuses to fully support gay marriage, instead opting to back a civil union that offers the same benefits as marriage. He has said that individual states should decide the “gay marriage issue” and reassures the LGBTQ community that his personal opinion on gay marriage, which was a bit conservative to say the least, is “still evolving.” But that doesn’t stop him…