• Star Jones Making Guest Appearance on ‘The View’

    I have a short list of events that I never expect to happen in my lifetime, things like rappers getting together and recording a “Self Destruction” part II album, or Tea Partiers embracing diversity. Also on my short list was Star Jones returning to The View. My thought on the issue was always, “..when hell […]

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  • NeNe Leakes Guest Stars on ‘The Game’

    NeNe Leakes made a splash with her role on ‘Glee’, and last night she guest starred as herself on an episode of ‘The Game’.  In last night’s episode, the outspoken (loud) NeNe Leakes pretended to help character Tasha Mack with a fashion show. NeNe didn’t disappoint. She was just as loud and crazy actin’ on […]

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  • Tyler Perry: Narrow Your Focus

    Do you feel like you’re in a slump with your professional pursuits? Most of the time we want so many things that we don’t know which road to take. Media mogul Tyler Perry shares his success advice to help the ambitious professional.  Perry says, "Narrow your focus to one idea and make it work. That will give birth to

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  • Dr. Boyce: The President’s Speech Addresses a Critical Matter of National Security

    I’ve never had a problem with money.  It’s good, it’s green, you can do fun things with it.  But as a Finance Professor, I learned long ago that there is a difference between appreciating the power of money and falling in love with it.  America is a country that loves money the way Flava Flav […]

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  • Amber Rose’s Ex-Publicist Accuses Her of Stealing Money from Kanye

    The former publicist of Amber Rose is speaking some pretty harsh words about her in public.   It is being claimed that Rose plotted to steal money from Kanye when she went to Hawaii to visit him with her brother.  Janero Marchand, a publicist who has worked with Rose in the past, is responsible for […]

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  • The Jobs Aren’t Coming Back, Now What?

    by Yvette Carnell In a Business Week article titled, “Wanted: Black Entrepreneurs”, the author frames the plight of  black employees in the face of austerity:  Job cuts in the debt-strapped public sector, where one in five black workers is employed, have had an outsize impact on the African American community. Labor Dept. data show some […]

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  • Yvette Carnell: Herman Cain and the Tea Party State of the Union

    by Yvette Carnell He’s the ex-candidate who, even after being forced to suspend his campaign over multiple harassment charges and an extramarital affair, just won’t quit. Like Diddy, he can’t stop…. cuz’ he won’t stop. First it was the Solutions Revolution tour, or some other such nonsense, and now Cain’s delivering the Tea Party’s rebuttal […]

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  • Gingrich: “African Americans Don’t Understand the Key to Creating Wealth”

    by Dr. Boyce Watkins Newt Gingrich, the same man who has made one disparaging remark after another about people of color, apparently has even more where that came from.  In a speech in 1993, Gingrich took the time to criticize black and Latino people, saying that they know very little about creating wealth. “For poor […]

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  • Beware Of The Factors That Influence The Way You See The World

    What do you want to be? The simple answer to that question is the same for every person on the planet. We all want to be fulfilled. At the core of every other possible answer is that one underlying truth; fulfillment, with its varying definitions, is what we want! When you were young, someone asked

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  • Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Trying to Kill President Obama

    An Idaho man accused of shooting at the White House pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to assassinate President Obama.  Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez used an assault rifle to fire shots at the White House on the night of November 11 and was arrested on November 16th. The president and the first lady were […]

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  • Job Discrimination Claims Hit Record High in 2011

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is reporting that it received 100,000 complaints of discrimination during 2011, the most the organization has received since it began compiling data. Most of the bias complaints are related to religion or national origin. Complaints of discrimination based  on national origin increased by 5 percent while complaints of discrimination based […]

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  • Oprah Says She’d be Divorced if She’d Married Stedman

    Oprah Winfrey has been causing quite a few waves during her trip to India. First, some of bodyguards were held by police for getting into a scuffle with the news media. Then, she discussed why she believed Obama would win reelection, and now she’s discussing why she never married her long time boyfriend Stedman. While […]

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