I began reading this NewsOne.com story earlier this morning and wrestled with sharing this info with our listeners.  After a couple of hours I felt as if the information was extremely interesting and could be something we could learn from. While comparisons between the U.S. prison system and American slavery have long been made, the […]

*Interestingly a dude who a lot of women think of as super sexy says he doesn’t see himself in that way. In fact, Mr. Idris Elba, the chocolate Englishman goes even farther and says that, for the most part, black men are never called sexy: http://www.eurweb.com/?p=125543

There are millions of fine black men in the world, and you probably have your own personal top list of hot black performers. But when it comes to TV, music, and movies, there are only a few that have gotten serious crossover appeal when it comes to white women. So who are the black Brad […]


The mainstream war on black women’s psyches is not over. Monday, a new salvo was fired by a prominent blogger on PsychologyToday.com. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/life_style/style_beauty_life_style/28543/1‘

For the second year in a row, Lebron James was voted Most Valuable Player in the NBA. VIA DENVER POST: Cleveland’s superstar was voted the league’s MVP for the second straight year, a person familiar with the announcement told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the league has […]

Unless a big breaking story happens, “Nightline” is set to air a truncated version of its 2.5 hour town hall meeting in Decatur earlier this month on Wednesday, April 21 at 11:35 p.m. More than 600 people crowded the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in Decatur on Friday, April 9. Several hundred more were forced […]

Screening tests can find diseases early, when they’re easiest to treat. Talk to your doctor about which preventive medical tests you need to stay healthy. Body Mass Index. Your body mass index, or BMI, is a measure of your body fat based on your height and weight. It is used to screen for obesity. You […]

Vitamin D deficiencies—especially in African-Americans and people with darker skin tones—could raise the risk for developing conditions that include cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to several new studies. As many as 36 percent of Americans are vitamin D deficient, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. That number could be more than double […]