VIA: One returned to her Haitian roots, to give voice to women, honor their stories and shape their futures. Another urged women to pack a courtroom in Haiti, where she succeeded in getting a guilty verdict against a man who battered his wife. A third joined the others and helped change the law to […]

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Dijon or coarse ground mustard • 1/4 cup apple juice • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted • 2 cups fresh soft bread crumbs • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese • 1/4 cup ground almonds • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted • 1/2 tsp. salt • 1/8 tsp. pepper • […]

VIA: AOL Black Voices The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has written a scathing report about Clark Atlanta University’s decision to fire nearly one-fourth of its full-time faculty members one year ago. The controversy started when the school suddenly terminated 55 of its faculty members, allegedly without giving much notice. According to the report […]

VIA:, Hollywood Reporter Mo’Nique has done it again. Once known strictly as a stand up comedian and comedic actor, she’s flipped the script and is now known as a dramatic actress, as well. Her ability to portray an abusive mother in the big screen drama “Precious” was so outstanding that it has already garnered […]

Thousands gathered in Philadelphia on Saturday to pay their respects to the late, great Teddy Pendergrass. From The Philadelphia Inquirer Soul singer Teddy Pendergrass’ funeral Saturday was the kind of soaring ceremony that punctuates the end of a larger-than-large life. A 200-member gospel choir jubilated with high-decibel exhultation, while a band and a sternum-vibrating organ […]

VIA: Friday night’s star-studded “Hope for Haiti” telethon has raised a record-breaking $58 million, with more donations continuing to pour in from around the world, the benefit’s organizers announced Saturday. The preliminary figure is a record for donations made by the public through a disaster relief telethon, according to a news release from telethon […]

Many celebrities came out to support and perform during the “Hope For Haiti Now” telethon that aired on all major networks Friday night. The telethon, put together by George Clooney,wanted to raise millions for the earthquake survivors in Haiti. George Clooney pledged $1 million of his own money, as did Leonardo DiCaprio and other stars. Check out the […]

Michelle Obama is by far one of the most stylish women in the world. What makes her style so appealing, though, is the accessibility of her look. She tackles the enormous role of First Lady with grace and poise that is both enviable and attainable. Mrs. Obama’s versatile looks do not exclude the everyday woman. […]

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the White House?  We were privileged enough to get our hands on some behind the scenes photos.  Check out the gallery below:

Pastor Donald Battle and Pastor Creflo Dollar Big brother little brother? William Shatner and John Oxendine could they be long lost brothers? J Moss and Jermaine Dupri could they possibly be twins? Duke Blue Devils Coach K and Grant Hill Father and son maybe? Perhaps Orlando Jones and Solange Knowles could be a brother and […]

VIA: Reuters Beyonce and Madonna have joined Friday’s “Hope for Haiti Now” celebrity telethon for the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean nation, and actors George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio will each donate $1 million to the cause, their representatives said on Thursday. Beyonce will perform in London and Madonna will take the stage in New York in the […]

After word spread that Kanye had been banned from tonight’s telethon benefiting Haiti on MTV, reps from the network are denying it. MTV Networks representatives issued the following brief statement: “We reached out to Kanye (through his people) about performing on the telethon. We did not hear back definitively but we DID ask him to […]