I have admitted out loud that I watch the “Basketball Wives” franchise. The Miami wives is like watching a car accident, you drive by and shiver as you see the ruins of people all over the sidewalk. Watching the LA wives is equal to  watching your best girlfriends survive through life. It’s your weekly “catch-up” […]

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Wanda Sykes recently revealed she battled breast cancer and had a double mastectomy. The comedienne taped an appearance on “Ellen” and discussed for the first time ever that she had breast cancer. Sykes told Ellen that she went in to have breast reduction surgery in February, but that’s when the cancer was detected. “I found […]

Usher is in a legal dispute over allegations he stole material for his No. 1 single, “Burn,” from a songwriter named Ernest Lee Straughter, reports Billboard. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/32738

Mariah Carey says she did not intentionally cross a picket line while dining out with her husband Nick Cannon in New York over the weekend, insisting she has “nothing but respect for those in the struggle.” The couple walked past striking restaurant workers on Sunday to eat at the Central Park Boathouse in Manhattan, drawing […]

With so much debasing theatrics on all those “housewives and wifeys” reality dramas, it’s hard to remember that there are black women in the public eye who are great role models for their athletic prowess. Where’s the reality show featuring dynamic black female athletes? ‘Cause they’re definitely getting short shrift. With the Summer Olympic games […]

Toys “R” Us announced Thursday that it will hire over 40,000 workers nationwide as it gears up for the all-important 2011 holiday shopping season. Toys “R” Us started hiring this week for retail positions such as toy demonstrators and sales associates. The toy seller is also hiring for 10 distribution centers including its newest facility […]

PEARLAND, Texas – The prospect of an NBA season is fading daily, but Pearland police say Portland Trailblazers center Marcus Camby kept busy Thursday by smoking marijuana. Read More

Annie Ilonzeh, one-third of ABC’s new “Charlie’s Angels” trio, is a stunning biracial beauty who now has the distinction of being the very first African-American “Angel.” Not bad for a girl from Grapevine, Texas, whose strict Nigerian father gave her an ultimatum: to make it as an actress in Hollywood in one year, or come […]

Frank Calloway of Tuscaloosa, Alabama is a 96-year-old African-American artist. In 1952, Calloway was diagnosed with schizophrenia. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/the_black_diaspora_news/32696

We all know that being liked by your boyfriend’s friends is a plus. What better security is there than knowing that his friends aren’t actively trying to change his mind about you? One of my friends is so used to being invited to her boyfriend’s “guys’ nights”. Whether it’s getting wings at the local dive […]

If there’s one accessory you get this fall season, make it a cross body-bag. Cross body bags are a convenient and stylish way to carry all of your things. We’ve put together an assortment of cross body bags for you to choose from at every price point. The Top 3 Nail Color Trends From New […]