Grammy-winning rapper T.I. stepped off a luxury motor coach bus Wednesday evening to start serving the rest of his time in a halfway house for a probation violation with a new book deal and TV reality show waiting for him. The artist, whose real name is Clifford Harris, earlier left the Forrest City low-security prison […]
Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony’s divorce is underway. The couple announced their decision to separate in July, and while Jen spoke to Vanity Fair about the split, Marc opened up to Nightline in an interview that will air tonight (September 1). TMZ has a sneak peek video.
HelloBeautiful’s resident celebrity stylist Becca Alexis is back with another episode of “5 Minutes To Fab.” This week, Becca helps Charmaine, an IT consultant and pastry chef, find transitional day-to-night pieces that can work from the kitchen to the club. She upgrades Charmaine’s style with a fitting top from Anthropologie that shows off her shape and […]
On this week's "5 Minutes To Fab," HelloBeautiful's celebrity stylist Becca Alexis helps an IT consultant/pastry chef's find transitional day-to-night pieces.
When President Barack Obama last headlined a Labor Day event in Detroit (2008), he wowed the crowd by humming a few bars of Aretha Franklin’s hit “Chain of Fools,” while the Queen of Soul looked on. This year, the President will be the one who is serenaded when Aretha Franklin performs at the Labor Day Rally […]
The 10-year-old was being charged with prostitution. She wore a detention jumpsuit. She had shackles binding her skinny ankles. It was an image that Lisa Williams couldn’t comprehend. She read through the newspaper article. Nowhere did it mention the pimp who had sold this girl or the men who had bought her — they weren’t […]
President Barack Obama talked with TJMS this week about the ongoing economic struggles America is currently experiencing, along with job industries that were hardest hit and how he plans to get the ball rolling. He also touched lightly on the criticism he has been receiving from African American leaders like Tavis Smiley and Cornell West. […]
Texas Southern University has been afforded the opportunity to hosts the unveiling of the new Barbara Jordan Stamp. Friday, September 16, 2011 at 11 a.m. The United States Postal Service wants invite the community to attend the first day of issue ceremony of the Barbara Jordan Commemorative Stamp. The ceremony will be held at Texas Southern University’s […]
Anyone can get a reality show these days, and plenty of folks do. For athletes, in particular, it may seem like a boon to post-sport careers to have their name – and face recognition – increased by a reality TV show. But the one thing it hasn’t done is produce better athletes. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/gossip/32010
*The 1500 seat Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York was filled with mourners, fans, and relatives who gathered to remember the legendary singer and songwriter Nick Ashford. Known for his classic lyrics and songs like “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” the singer died last week after battling throat cancer, leaving behind his two daughters […]
via: cnn.com Washington (CNN) — Twenty-five of 27 spent-fuel storage casks at a Virginia nuclear plant were shifted between 1 and 4 inches during last week’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake, officials said Thursday. Read More
I am not tragically colored. There is no great sorrow damned up in my soul, nor lurking behind my eyes. I do not weep at the world–I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife. –Zora Neale Hurston On this day, I will take five minutes to help my sons focus on the joy and blessings […]