The first footage from a new Jimi Hendrix biopic has been released online, featuring Andre Benjamin, aka Outkast’s Andre 3000, as Hendrix.
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—No one had seen President Obama more emotional than last week when announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” a new initiative aimed at helping young black men. He spoke from the heart, recounting the pain of not having his father in the home and not always putting his best […]
By Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD “Believe and receive!” We’ve all heard preachers say this. Perhaps, we have even said this. God is indeed able to do anything and that includes healing; however, God is not a magician. Neither is God a genie in a bottle that can be rubbed to make random […]
Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.
By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I bet you didn’t realize that when you drink a soothing cup of flavorful cocoa, that you are actually protecting your heart with an antioxidant known as flavonoid. This nutrient has been found to be highly concentrated in dark chocolate. The darkest chocolate has the greatest amount of this substance. […]
Rosie Perez Talks Life And Hip Hop matthewwhitlock | March 3, 2014 | Actress and ultimate beauty queen, Rosie Perez, stopped by Hot 97 to catch up with her longtime friend Angie Martinez. the two discussed beef, childhood memories and Rosie’s current relationship with Hip Hop. Rosie recently released a new book, Handbook For An […]
Lil Wayne Slapped With $12 Million Tax Lien From IRS erikab | March 3, 2014 | According to a tax lien obtained by TMZ, Lil Wayne failed to pay taxes for 2011 and 2012. The YMCMB rapper reportedly owes $5,843,952 for 2011in addition to $6,311,132 for 2012. via Lil Wayne Slapped With $12 Million Tax […]
Pistorius neighbour ‘heard fight’ LEstelle Van Der Merwe, neighbour: “I heard sounds, it seemed like somebody was involved in a fight” Continue reading the main story Pistorius trial Day Two as it happened The battle ahead Key players Explore crime scene A second witness at the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has […]
Angry people ‘risking heart attacks’ By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online Having a hot temper may increase your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, according to researchers. Rage often precedes an attack and may be the trigger, say the US researchers who trawled medical literature. They identified a dangerous period of […]
Powerful New Biography Recounts Life and Work of Stokely Carmichael Read an excerpt about the black power leader’s friendship with Harry Belafonte, his love of Miriam Makeba and his admiration for Malcolm X. BY: PENIEL E. JOSEPH Stokely Carmichael SCREENSHOT FROM YOUTUBE Editor’s note: “If Martin [Luther King Jr.] served as the king of the […]