VIA: Federal officials said Monday they are seeking information about the killing of a 64-year-old nun whose body was found Sunday on the Navajo reservation in northwest New Mexico. Sister Marguerite Bartz’s body was found in her convent in Navajo, New Mexico, in a remote area of the Four Corners region, said Lee Lamb, […]

  VIA: On Thursday, Rihanna’s first televised interview since her assault at the hands of former boyfriend Chris Brown in February will air. Speaking to “Good Morning America,” the singer will send the message, “This happened to me. … It can happen to anyone,” according to excerpts of the interview released on Tuesday (November […]

VIA: Los Angeles Times The 2009 Soul Train Awards will take place on Nov. 3 at the Georgia World Congress Center, with actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson as hosts, and will be broadcast on Nov. 29 on the newCentric, which is the former BET J. Gospel artists receiving nominations include Mary Mary, Smokie […]

Grill or bake tilapia or any firm fish on the grill, griddle, or in the oven until flaky, then top with a purchased or homemade fruit or vegetable salsa. For a side dish, broil tomato halves topped with breadcrumbs, parsley, a little cheese, and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve with a Greek salad made […]

VIA: Popeater Note to hotel managers: unless you want it to be altered forever, remove that Bible from Sir Ian McKellen’s bedside drawer before he shows up. In a Q&A with Details magazine, the openly gay ‘Lord of the Rings’ star admits to a habit of tearing out the Bible passage that condemns homosexuality — […]

VIA: When voters go to the polls Nov. 3, Atlanta voters will see three smart, experienced, honest and hard-working candidates for mayor on the ballot. Given the dearth of leadership that has plagued the city, that’s something to be celebrated. The city faces a lot of serious problems, and many of those problems are […]

The General Elections are Tuesday, consisting  primarily of political races for city and county governments. Local elections can be just as important as state and national contests when it comes to you and your families’ welfare.  Locally elected officials can determine how tax dollars are specifically spent  in your communities. It’s up to you!  Vote now instead of complaining later. Polls […]

Should In-Laws be Outlawed? Deborah Raney and Tobi Layton Contributing Writers A fresh perspective… Tobi Layton, married 7 years I learned when I was in fifth grade that I can insult my family all I want, but woe to the outsider who dares follow suit. My dad was the coach of my basketball team. He […]

Atlanta University Center students united to become a family and rejoiced yesterday that all the people that were involved in Saturday morning’s bus accident survived. Only one student was seriously hurt and remains at Grady Memorial Hospital. Forty-two members of the “House of Funk” Morehouse Marching Band were traveling to Albany State for a football […]

VIA: Reuters Tamela Mann’s “The Master Plan” will be released this Tuesday, November 3. The album is the follow up to Tamela’s 2004 “Gotta Keep Movin” and “The Live Experience,” which spawned a Top 20 Billboard Gospel chart hit and 2008 Stellar Award nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year and Contemporary Female Artist of […]

VIA: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference on Friday named Bernice King, the daughter of SCLC co-founder Martin Luther King Jr., as its next president. King was elected over Arkansas Appeals Court Judge Wendell Griffen.The vote by the board of directors was 23-15. King was not present when the vote was announced. The Rev. Byron […]

VIA: One year after the historic election of President Barack Obama, CNN, HLN and Essence Magazine are taking an unprecedented look at his impact on black men in America. Obama has urged black men to take responsibility for their lives and families and he’s called on all Americans to volunteer to help restore their […]