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2015 ESSENCE Fest performe, India.Arie is scheduled to make a guest appearance on tonight's episode of Being Mary Jane. On the episode, India will discuss the beauty of black women as well as issues surrounding the topic which also ties into the premise behind her new e-book, SongVersation: I Am [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 1:26 pm
Source: Essence
In order for Navy SEAL teams to hunt down terrorists, or for foreign policy analysts to track the movement of WMDs—or to detect whether Iran is, in fact, developing a nuclear weapons program—our leaders rely on special pilots to capture that type of intelligence through the use of spy-plane cameras. [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 1:14 pm
Source: The Root
Some are already calling for him to be fired. The post Trashed For Tweets? Trevor Noah, New ‘The Daily Show' Host, Criticized For ‘Distasteful' Jokes appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 1:12 pm
Source: Madam Noire
road safety
When I visited the Sivile Primary School in South Africa's Western Cape, I was struck by a feeling. It was a feeling of the vulnerability of the children all around me, who are put at huge risk every single day. It is a threat and a risk they face for [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:59 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Rudeness will not be tolerated in Kyesha Smith Wood's Alabama household, even if it occurs in a public space like a movie theater, and even it happens when Wood, a mother of three, is not there. [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:54 pm
Source: The Root
An Alabama mom is making headlines this week after her Facebook apology went viral. Kyesha Smith Wood wrote this post to apologize to a stranger after her teenage daughter and step-daughter were "rude," "obnoxious" and "disrespectful" at the movies.This is a long shot, but I'm looking for a woman that [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:51 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Major investments by Wells Fargo, Invest Atlanta and the Annie E. Casey Foundation will allow more than 50 families, couples and individuals to occupy and own renovated former foreclosures in an area that received national attention for the impact of the housing crisis. In a public-private-nonprofit partnership, the three entities [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:47 pm
Source: Rolling Out
the-wiz
Although casting has not been announced yet, NBC confirmed that “The Wiz” will be their next live musical. With legends like Diana Ross and Michael Jackson portraying the classic roles, it will be interesting to find out who the new live cast will be. Here's who we think would do the [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:39 pm
Source: Jet
dela1
It's been 11 years since De La Soul released an album and they're ready to bring you some more good music! The group, who has managed to be free of record label constraints for a nice chunk of their career, launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring fans an [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:31 pm
Source: Jet
When celebrities read mean tweets about themselves, it's funny. When homeless people do it, it's heartbreaking. In a powerful PSA by Canadian advocacy group Raising the Roof, people who are dealing with homelessness read actual tweets written about those living without stable shelter. "Maybe if homeless people took care of themselves, [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:30 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Just when we thought things couldn't get any messier between these two. The post Former NBA Player Gilbert Arenas Claims Ex-Fiancee's Engagement Ring Was Fake appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:29 pm
Source: Madam Noire
When Jack Dawley returned in 2007 to his hometown, Norwalk, Ohio, after eight years in prison and on parole in Wisconsin, he knew getting by would be difficult. He had a felony conviction and a history of past drug and alcohol abuse, although he'd been sober since 1999. He was [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:24 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Spring is finally here, despite the weather taking its time to adjust in some colder areas of the country. And with the new changes coming,… [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:06 pm
Source: Global Grind
If you're looking for venture capital help, you just may meet Sarah Kunst on your business path. The post Behind The Click: Investor Sarah Kunst Is Breaking Barriers In Technology & Investing Industries appeared first on MadameNoire. [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:06 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Ask us how many Christian movies topped the box office in the past few years, and we'd be tempted to say “none.” But that was before we discovered these movies with hidden Christian themes. The post Frozen And 15 Other Secular Films That You Didn't Know Where About Christianity appeared first [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:00 pm
Source: Madam Noire
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:00 pm
Source: Essence
Over the weekend the Johnson children from ABC's comedy “black-ish” kicked off their summer break together at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida following the wrap of the show's first season and sweeping the 2015 NAACP Image Awards' television comedy categories, including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, which [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 11:56 am
Source: Rolling Out
A New York City mother has been arrested and charged after authorities found her locked inside the restroom of a busy Manhattan restaurant with her unconscious… [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 11:55 am
Source: Global Grind
janelle-monae
Janelle Monáe and fellow Wondaland artist, Jidenna are flexing in their new single, “Yoga,” and encouraging you to do the same. No shame involved as the funk-soul Diva instructs you to ‘bend it ova”,”flexin' like a yogi, drop it down witcho your hands up” while she sets the scene at the [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 11:54 am
Source: Jet
Connecticut College officials canceled classes on Monday after someone scrawled “No N-words” in the bathrooms on the first floor of the student center building, according… [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 11:50 am
Source: Global Grind

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