VIA: CNN.com Former President Clinton left a New York hospital early Friday, less than a day after doctors performed a procedure to restore blood flow in one of his coronary arteries. Terry McAuliffe, a Clinton confidant and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, confirmed Clinton had left New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Columbia campus. A statement […]

VIA:  RedHotJazz.Com Mamie Smith was the first to record blues songs in 1920 with her versions of Perry Bradford’s “Crazy Blues”, and “It’ s Right Here for You” on Okeh Records. The record was a wild success, selling over a million copies in less than a year, and finally ending up selling over two million […]

VIA:  TheHuffingtonPost.Com 26 year old Joshua Dubois has definitely made a name for himself.  Dubois has recently been appointed to the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships by President Obama.  See this video from the Prayer Breakfast where President Obama made is announcement:

VIA:  Diahann Carroll Official Website Diahann Carroll is the consummate entertainer.  So varied and dynamic are her gifts that she continually astounds fans and critics alike with her versatility and magnetism.  She is one of America’s major performing talents appearing in nightclubs, the Broadway stage, a Las Vegas headliner, in motion pictures and television.  Diahann […]

Mamie Smith was the first to record a blues record back in 1920. She paved the way for all future musicians of those times. Take a walk back with us as we celebrate Mamie Smith.

Mamie Smith was the first to record a blues record back in 1920. She paved the way for all future musicians of those times. Take a walk back with us as we celebrate Mamie Smith.

VIA: New York Times WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton was taken to a New York hospital on Thursday after experiencing chest pains, and doctors there inserted two stents into one of his coronary arteries, his office said. “Today President Bill Clinton was admitted to the Columbia Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital after feeling […]

VIA: New York Times WASHINGTON — President Obama promised civil rights leaders on Wednesday to push hard and work with Congress to address the high unemployment rate, particularly among the urban and rural poor. But Mr. Obama and the three other black men who met with him for more than an hour in the Oval […]

Despite revealing it in his 1993 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson’s admission to having the skin disorder vitiligo was met with lots of doubt. However, the official Los Angeles coroner’s autopsy report of Michael Jackson’s body confirms that singer did have the skin disorder which causes a person to lose pigmentation in their skin. […]

VIA: Dayton Daily News DAYTON — Federal agents on Thursday, Feb. 11, removed computers and several bins and boxes from the home of the Rev. Raleigh Trammell, the national board chairman of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Trammell is also chairman of the Dayton chapter of the SCLC and is a top official at the […]

Last night, E! aired the new “True Hollywood Story: Basketball Wives” episode. NBA wives and girlfriends spoke about the perks and hardships of their newfound lifestyles. Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife Siohvaughn Wade was on the show. And though their divorce is still pending and he has since been seen publicly with Gabrielle Union, she took the […]

Evander Holyfield’s wife, Candi Calvana Smith, is seeking a temporary protective order against the boxer after accusing him of hitting her in the face, according to RadarOnline. Candi Calvana Smith — Holyfield’s third wife — called the police after the couple got into a fight at their home in Georgia last week. She claimed that […]