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Rita Owens, mother of Queen Latifah, dies after battling with heart failure

Rita Owens (R) mother of Queen Latifah (L), speaks about her daughter as she is Honored With A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on January 4 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Queen Latifah;Rita Owens Rita Owens, the mother of actress and hip-hop legend Queen Latifah and her closest confidante, died [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Ben Carson Just Threw His Wife Under the Bus In $31K Dining Set Scandal

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson takes his seat before testifying before a House Committee on Appropriation subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson, under fire after his office ordered a $31,000 dining set, told a House panel Tuesday that he left furniture purchasing decisions [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Origins of the African Slave Trade – Africans sold Africans as slaves 1117: Slavery abolished in Iceland. 1214: The Statute of the Town of Korčula (today in Croatia) abolishes slavery.

Charlamagne reveals how Tyler Perry helped him deal with child molestation

Twitter Charlamagne Tha God is an outspoken radio host that prides himself on tackling tough issues with the guests he interviews on The Breakfast Club but now he’s the one bringing tough truths to light. During his own interview on TV One’s, Uncensored, he revealed that Tyler Perry helped him realize that it was time to acknowledge that he, too was a [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Fake Hepatitis B Vaccines Found at Ugandan Health Facilities

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities say they have found fake Hepatitis B vaccines at some health facilities, including in the capital, Kampala.A statement from the Ministry of Health says the fake vaccines were discovered during routine checks at facilities in four districts.It says some suspects have been arrested in the scam involving doses allegedly originating from India.The scandal has [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The #YouOkSis hashtag created by Black woman hijacked to promote white female concert

Feminista Jones : Photo: Colin Lenton Activist and author Feminista Jones created the #YouOkSis hashtag/movement as a pro-active measure to curb the rampant street harassment experienced by Black women.  But over the weekend, a Pennsylvania venue tweeted out the hashtag on a flyer featuring five non-Black women. The promotional material was for a fundraising concert that would benefit a local [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments