About Tom Joyner

It’s three weeks into the NFL season – how’s your team doing? Of course, football is in the air these days but there’s a lot else happening over the weekend. The 64 Annual Emmy Awards honors excellence in primetime television and this year, cable is dominant. HBO leads all nominations and the two most nominated […]

David Walker was a little known black activist who wrote an article called “Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World,” in 1829. The document promoted a rise against slavery and asked white people to repent for their “sins of bondage.” Walker openly asked free blacks to help free others and white Christians to do […]

Monica Lewinsky has kept fairly mum in describing the details of her affair with former President Bill Clinton; that is until now. Lewinsky is set to release a new tell-all book exposing the sexual secrets of their once hidden affair. The former White House intern and mistress has compiled a book filled with accounts highlighting […]

Wyclef Jean wants you to know that he’s not the person behind the breakup of the Fugees or the reason why Lauryn Hill is now viewed as a little…odd. But he does share in his own words the story behind the group and the affair that contributed to its downfall. Read More  

It’s going to be a Funk-tastic Voyage next year.  Funkateer Bootsy Collins will be on hand when the Carnival Glory sets sail from Miami on April 7th and heads down to Puerto Rico and the Bahamas for eight days and seven nights, returning to Miami on April 14th. He’ll be part of Snoop Dogg’s Pool […]

James Hill was the first black vice president of University of Texas at Austin. The 84 year-old recently died of prostate cancer. Hill was a civil rights advocate who was once refused an education at the same school that made him vice president. During his tenure, Hill served on the Martin Luther King Jr. Sculpture […]

Amor “Lilman” Arteaga of New York is a nine-year-old rapping phenom who gets the crowd crunk with positive rap. His latest project focuses on young men that somehow think that “saggin’” their pants is somehow cool. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/entertainment/music/video-young-rapper-tells-young-people-pull-ya-pants

MYHOUSTONMAJIC.com – Legendary songstress Anita Baker told her longtime friend Tom Joyner that she feels ‘amazing’ and truthfully she should because after a long hiatus from the biz she’s back with her latest single, ‘Lately‘ (a Tyrese cover) that is now the number 1 r&b song in the country. It’s easy to tell that she […]

Check out yesterday’s pics with songstress Brandy and the fly jock Tom Joyner and crew. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/content/brandy-visits-red-velvet-cake-studio-0

According to the AP, the Chicago teachers are finally off strike and back into classroom where they belong.  However, everyone wants to know did they get what they wanted?  Did the Mayor Rahm Emanuel give in? http://www.blackamericaweb.com/news/top-news/chicago-teachers-vote-return-classroom

The New Orleans songwriter responsible for the song “Jock-A-Mo,” Mr. James Crawford, has passed away. The R&B singer, who was also known as “Sugar Boy”, wrote the famous Mardi Gras song “Jock-A-Mo” in 1953. The song was re-made by the Dixie Cups as “Iko-Iko” in 1965. Crawford’s song has also been re-made by Cyndi Lauper, […]

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is using his popular bedtime story to promote President Barack Obama’s campaign. Jackson is taking his viral 2011 hit “Go the F*** to Sleep” and transitioning it into “Wake the F*** up, and Vote for Obama.” http://www.blackamericaweb.com/entertainment/screen/samuel-l-jackson-wakes-voters-new-ad