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Jesse Jackson Jr. Cuts Deal Implicating His Wife

Jesse Jackson Jr. Cuts Deal Implicating His Wife

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Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife could be in for some tense pillow talk. Jackson, the former Democratic congressman who’s on the verge of signing a plea agreement to resolve a corruption probe, has reportedly implicated his wife to prosecutors in the deal. Multiple news organizations are reporting that the final plea deal could be filed as soon as Friday, and that the plea says wife Sandi Jackson was aware…

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…

The Richest African Americans Are…

The Richest African Americans Are…

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The queen of television, Oprah Winfrey is the richest African-American and one of the most lucrative brands in the world. Winfrey tops the inaugural Forbes list of the wealthiest black Americans. She is the only African-American billionaire on the Forbes 2012 billionaires list. Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson was the first African-American billionaire in 2000 after he sold the network to Viacom for $3 billion.   1. Oprah Winfrey Net…

Kenyan mother names new-born twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

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A Kenyan mother who gave birth to twin boys on Wednesday named her new-born children after the president re-elect and his defeated Republican rival. Millicent Owuor, gave birth to  her twins, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, at a hospital in the town of Siaya in southwest Kenya. Owuor told the local newspaper that she had named her twins after the winning and losing presidential candidates in order to remember the…

Beyonce to Romney: “Take That Mitches”

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Some people are fully capable of winning gracefully. Others, not so much. And after last night, we can place Beyonce in the latter category. Last night after President Obama’s victory, Beyonce tweeted a pic which read “TAKE THAT MITCHES” on her Tumblr. First of all, it was kinda lame. Take that “MITCHES”, really? Not exactly a witty turn on Mitt Romney’s name. Maybe “TAKE THAT WILLARD” would’ve been better, but Mitches?…

Oprah Partners With HuffPost’s Arianna Huffington to Launch New OWN Section

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Oprah Winfrey isn’t wasting any time where mega media mergers are concerned. Just last week, it was reported that Winfrey’s merger with HBO would be the platform for a new drama about a black professor at a prestigious college. Now, Oprah is partnering up with Arianna Huffington to launch her OWN channel at  The Huffington Post. Thursday the two women launched “HuffPost OWN,” a new section onthe Huffington Post website that…

Dude Gets Romney’s “R” Logo Tattooed on His Face, Would You Get an Obama Tattoo?

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When rapper Gucci Mane got a tattoo of an ice cream cone on his face, you could almost hear the the laptops of right wing blogs firing up. Seeing a rapper do something stupid plays into the ” see there! told you black people are out of control’ meme which is pushed on the right. But truth be told, stupidity knows no bounds, or race, which is evidenced by the…

Absence of Jesse Jackson, Jr. Making Constituency Increasingly Impatient

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It has been over three months since Jesse Jackson, Jr. mysteriously disappeared. It was later reported that he was suffering from severe depression and then later still, that he also suffered from gastrointestinal problems. Lately, the mystery seems to be whether or not he has recovered and when he will return to his job in Congress and his campaign. It was reported that he would be back on his campaign…

Nomalanga: How Tameka Knew Usher Was Cheating

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By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses This past weekend I watched Oprah interview Usher about his life after divorcing Tameka. Of course, the interview included a conversation about Usher marrying Tameka against his mother’s advice, cheating on her, divorcing her and then finally, winning custody of his two boys. Here’s the part that a lot of people are glossing over: He cheated! Let me first address the elephant in the room: We all…