Cover of the Day | What Makes Black Men Happy

The October issue of Essence Magazine featuring actors/models Boris Kodjoe, Blair Underwood and Lance Gross speaking about their love for black women. “…My parents have been married for 43 years. What I’ve learned about love is that communication is everything. I’m also paying more attention to the little things because they add up…” –Lance Gross Just breathe. [...] [Read More]

Cover of the Day | Naomi Campbell Is An Uptown Girl

The 2010 Style issue of Uptown Magazine (on newsstands August 24th) features cover model Naomi Campbell and an in-depth look at the current state of the fashion industry and the lack of African American faces on the runways and advertising. The issue also features four African American designers that are making [...] [Read More]

Alert | DEA Wants To Hire nine “Black English” Linguists

YO yo yo! Whassup my dog? Hey my peeps have you heard? The cyberstreets are buzzing from a blog post by the smoking gun yesterday about the DEA hiring black ebonic speaking individuals. What is interesting about this is there are a lot of non black folks who speak ebonics as well. Don’t get your [...] [Read More]

Dr. Laura Schlessinger | Folks Complain To Much About Racism

Dr. Laura Schlessinger is an white women who is put in the position of back peddling about having an conversation about race and the use of the word nigger. During the exchange on Tuesday’s show, Schlessinger said the woman who called herself Jade was too sensitive for complaining that her husband’s friends made [...] [Read More]

WATCH | Anderson Cooper Discuss Essence Decision To Hire White Editor

It is a slippery slope and a sticky conversation to circulating the internet about Essence Editor-in-Chief Angela Burt-Murray to hire a white editor. Folks preach diversity and when Essence decided to go with a white women folks are not feeling the decision? Unlike Vogue who will not publish an African issue and made their decision [...] [Read More]

Video of the Day | Glen Beck “President Obama” Is A “Racist.”

Glen Beck is going in about Martin Luther King and how the whites were the ones who started the revolution? Oh really now! Looks like Beck is gearing up for his rally in August during the same time Al Sharpton is rallying to “Reclaim the Dream!” Beck states that President Obama hates white folks…uh huh! [...] [Read More]

Digital Photo of the Day | African Vogue v. Transgender Model Pictorials

I AM FUCKING OFFENDED! I normally see beauty in all folks but Vogue doesn’t see it the same way I do…being born a darker skinned American women I would have an opinion on this matter out the gate. Cameroonian photographer Mario Epanya started snapping digital images of beautiful women to campaign to make Vogue [...] [Read More]

Cyberlinking | Trolling the Cyberstreet Beat

Why re-invent the wheel and deets when there are bloggers already going there….yeah I get the celebrity scoop, GTFOH and WTF from some of these bloggers posting on the Internet…they bring it. Get into it! Natasha shows us fabulous African America fathers hanging out with family and friends Who has knocked their head and acted like a [...] [Read More]

Video of the Day | Jada Pinkett Smith on David Letterman

By now most of you should know I love me some “Smith” family because they emulate African America family life in a positive light. Plus short women rule! We all should be encouraged and hold on to who we are, despite the naysayers Jada stays on her grind…gotta love that in any family in regardless [...] [Read More]

R.I.P. | Civil Rights Activist And Legendary Singer Lena Horne

Civil rights activist and ground breaking singer Lena Horne, passed away Sunday, May 9, at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. She was 92. Lena Horne had broke grounds by becoming the first African-American performer to be put under contract by a major Hollywood studio. Her movie career spanned nearly six decades and included [...] [Read More]

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