The headlines are once again filled with Bishop Eddie Long! This time it involves another lawsuit against him and his partners in a real estate venture that defaulted on a $2 million dollar bank loan. Long and his two partners in the West Indies Holding Co. LLC, took out a loan from a Macon bank […]

Laila Ali, the daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, is getting ready for her own fight; but this time it is not in the boxing ring! Laila is fighting a battle with a cause, kidney disease. Laila has partnered with the American Kidney Fund to promote the “Pair Up” campaign, which increases kidney disease awareness. […]

First Lady Michelle Obama was seen shopping at Target yesterday in Alexandria, Virginia. The first lady was hard to recognize in a baseball cap and sunglasses. Casually dressed Secret Service agents arrived about a half-hour before Mrs. Obama, who walked in through the main entrance with an assistant. She spent 30 to 40 minutes shopping, […]

Bounce TV, a new network targeting African Americans 25-54, debuted Monday. Bounce is based out of Atlanta and will feature a mixture of programming including films, sports documentaries, and faith-based shows. To help launch the project were several key figures such as former U.N. ambassador and Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, Martin Luther King III and […]

Nelson Mandela’s Grandkids Get Reality Series It looks like the reality TV bug has bitten the grandchildren of former South Africa president Nelson Mandela. According to the South Africa Mail and Guardian Online, the family announced the news today; and most likely it will air in 2012! The grandchildren say this show will not be […]

Hallmark has a card for everything from birthdays to holidays, cards with sounds and even cards for losing a tooth. But now Hallmark has launched a new line of cards for losing a job! I never thought about it but that is a sentiment that could be sent to help uplift somebody or let a […]

These days our young girls are influenced by so many things in the media, especially sexual images and the pressure to have the perfect body image. That’s why First Lady Michelle Obama is stepping in and encouraging our girls to focus on being smart. Lady O addressed about 140 people in the East Room for the […]

If we don’t start using the self-checkout lanes at the grocery store, your favorite grocery store could get rid of them. Self-checkout grocery lanes were designed to for us to get in and out quicker as well as make our shopping experience easier. However, consumers are adapting to them too well. Not only that, the stores […]

I’m one of those people who believe in saying good things about people as well as giving people their flowers while they are living; and not just at their “Homegoing Service.”And it seems like the U.S. Postal Service is beginning to have the same sentiments as well. In order to boost sales, the U.S. Postal Service is waiving the […]

President Obama is heading to BET this tonigh in his first interview on the economic crisis at 7:30pm.  He will address a variety of topics that are of specific concern to the African-American community including The American Jobs Act, the increase of unemployment among African-Americans since taking office, the political landscape around the 2012 Presidential Election and […]

A Los Angeles woman has been fined for erecting a 24-foot-high cross in her front lawn. Inspectors with the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety showed up Eulalia Dobener’s home in the West Hills neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley on Thursday after numerous complaints from neighbors that said the giant, white cross drew too […]

       1. Mold Does your bathroom, closet or basement have an old musty odor? Blame mold spores. They make themselves at home in damp spots. “Mold can grow within 24-48 hours where there’s moisture and what they consider a food source,” says Jeff May, co-author of My House is Killing Me! and The […]