Sunday, December 25, 2011

A "Joyful Noise" with KeKe Palmer & Queen Latifah

KeKe Palmer and Queen Latifah have a new film coming out next month; the film is entitled "Joyful Noise".  The film also stars Dolly Parton.  The trailer shows a movie that is sure to make us laugh & be inspired.

KeKe recently completed an interview regarding the film and working with Queen Latifah again (she previously worked with Queen Latifah in "Barber Shop 2").  Check out the interview and movie trailer HERE.

This film definitely looks like a good one to see!!

Mega Pastor's Wife in Battle to Take Over Her Late Husband's Church

riva tims is in a fight to take over the church left by her husband, zachery

After the death of the late Zachery Tims, his wife Riva Tims has been battling with Paula White supporters for control of the New Destiny Christian Center. 

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Question: Should Black Women Walk Away from "Think Like a Man" The Movie?

Black women, like writer Kirsten West-Savali, say that African Americans should walk away from the new Steve Harvey film, "Think Like a Man."  What do you think?  

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Mary Mary Cancels Christmas Tour

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Gospel duo, Mary Mary, has cancelled their Christmas Tour.  Group member, Erica Campbell, is pregnant with her third child; as her due date draws near, doctors have advised her to rest from the vigorous schedule.

The following statement was issued via Facebook:

“Sorry everyone, we had to cancel the “Have A Mary Mary Christmas Tour.” Just know that I have the greatest passion for whom I sing about and a great love and respect for whom I sing to, so I’ll be back to what I live for as soon as I take care of mommy business.” – Erica Campbell

More details can be found HERE.

Wishing Erica much rest as she prepares for the new addition to her family!

Kirsten West Savali and Jesse Lee Peterson Debate Abortion, Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood

kirsten west-savali debates with Jesse Lee Peterson about Margaret Sanger

Kirsten West Savali from Your Black World debates with Jesse Lee Peterson about the legacy of Margaret Sanger and abortion. 

Friday, December 9, 2011

Should Men Have the Right to Opt out of Raising a Child if the Mother Gives Him No Choice about Having It?

Deborrah Cooper takes issue with the article written by Yvette Carnell of Your Black World.   Both women have opposing views on the concept of Financial abortions and whether men should have the same rights to opt out of child birth as women. 

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bishop Eddie Long Announces that He's Going to Take Time Off from His Church

It appears that Bishop Eddie Long is going to take some time away to deal with family issues. 

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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Eddie Long, Herman Cain and Powerful Black Men in the Pulpit

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Herman Cain, Eddie Long and other southern black men in the pulpit give us reason to reconsider how African Americans perceive money, power and entitlement. 

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Friday, December 2, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Should Vanessa Long Be Standing By Her Man or Should She Have Continued with the Divorce?

does it make sense for Vanessa Long to stay married to Bishop Eddie Long?

Does her decision to stand by her man make Vanessa Long a hero, a victim or both? 

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Bishop Eddie Long's Wife Withdraws Divorce Petition Just Hours After Filing

Vanessa Long, wife of Bishop Eddie Long, withdraws her divorce filing

It looks like Vanessa Long is having second thoughts about her husband. 

Eddie Long's Wife Files for Divorce

bishop eddie long's wife files for divorce

Vanessa Long, after enduring a ton of craziness from her husband, Bishop Eddie Long, is finally hitting the road.  

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Dr. Boyce: How Oprah Helped to Fuel the HIV Epidemic in Black America

did oprah winfrey help to fuel the hiv epidemic in black america

Did Oprah Winfrey's show about Living on the Downlow play a role in the spread of HIV/AIDS in the black community? 

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Church in KY Says Interracial Couples Can't Join

church in Kentucky bans interracial couples from joining

The Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church in Pike County doesn’t seem to believe much in free will - interracial couples can't join. 

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Bank Tries to Evict 103-Yr Old Woman, But Movers and Deputies Refuse to Put Her Out


People took a stand for this elderly woman in Atlanta who was about to lose her home. 

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Tyler Perry Accused of Fueling His Empire with Drug Money

New book claims that Tyler Perry was fueled by drug money

It appears that Tyler Perry has a few more enemies these days, but money tends to do that. 

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Why Would a Church Tell HIV Patients to Stop Taking Their Meds? (Video)

Why Would a Church Tell HIV Patients Not to Take Their Medication?

In this video, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Dr. Christopher House.  The conversation centers around a church that told members of its congregation to stop taking their HIV medication.  As a result, six people have died.  The video is below:

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Monday, November 28, 2011

Yvette Carnell: Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" Scrapes the Bottom of the Barrel

yvette carnell reviews "For Better or Worse," by Tyler Perry

YBW columnist and Tyler Perry supporter Yvette Carnell doesn't have many good things to say about Perry's new joint. 

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What the Hayell? Six HIV Patients Die After Church Tells them to Stop Taking Medication

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Tyler Perry Writes Open Letter to the Penn State Sex Abuse Victim

tyler perry writes an open letter to the penn state victim

Tyler Perry seems to have a soft spot for the Penn State victim.  

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Survey: Half of All Black Women Unhappy with Tyler Perry's Choice of Kim Kardashian

survey says that half of all black women are not happy that tyler perry chose Kim Kardashian for his next film

It appears that Tyler Perry has some explaining to do in his decision to put Kim Kardashian in his next movie. 

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011

Herman Cain's Wife Gloria Finally Goes Public

Herman cain's wife Gloria is finally in the public eye. 

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Monday, October 24, 2011

BeBe and CeCe Winans Excited about Their New Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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BeBe and CeCe Winans have climbed nearly every mountain imaginable in order to become one of the greatest singing duos in  history.  On October 20th of this year, the two were given their own Hollywood Star on the Walk of Fame.

Dr. Boyce Watkins: Tyler Perry, Al Sharpton and the "Proper Negro" Remark

al sharpton, tyler perry and proper negroes
Al Sharpton defends Tyler Perry with the "proper negroes" remark, but does it all add up? 

Al Sharpton Says Only "Proper Negroes" Criticize Tyler Perry Movies

Al Sharpton has a lot to say about Tyler Perry and his movies. 


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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Vicki Winans Gets a New Radio Show in Detroit

vicki winans, black gospel singers, black news, black celebrities

105.9 KISS has added legendary gospel artist Vickie Winans to the Radio One Detroit roster. Winans has been singing the praises of Jesus Christ with her fine tuned instrument that piques the emotions and uplifts the spirit for more than 24 years.