WASHINGTON  — Blending politics and religion, President Barack Obama said his Christian faith is a driving force behind his economic policies, from Wall Street reform to his calls for the wealthy to pay higher taxes. SEE ALSO: Black Army Vet Declared Dead 4 Times Is Alive Obama’s remarks Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast were […]

Though President Barack Obama has been the target of heated criticism for his perceived reluctance to directly address the ills that plague the African-American community, he is not shy about asking for our vote. Just in time for Black History Month, Obama has launched the African-Americans for Obama campaign to energize and mobilize Black supporters […]

By Daniel Woolsey During the Florida primary coverage last night on MSNBC, Rev. Al Sharpton and Rick Tyler, a strategist for the Gingrich-backing super-PAC, Winning Our Future, entered into a heated exchange that covered topics from food stamps to black role models to the president singing. SEE ALSO:Is It Over Gingrich? Check out the video […]

If you think Eddie Long’s drama couldn’t get any more bizarre, trust us IT CAN! Elev8 reports that New Birth has “crowned” Eddie Long “King!” SEE ALSO: Five Ways “Soul Train” Changed America Why Soul Train Will Never Leave America’s Station YES, we’re serious! In a recent service on January 29th 2012, Eddie Long who […]

After Mitt Romney‘s big win in the Florida GOP Primary Tuesday night, Romney told CNN that poor people are not his focus, according to the Associated Press. SEE ALSO: Why Liberals Should Love Newt While discussing his win over Newt Gingrich, Romney brought up the issue of poor people, saying, “[I’m] not concerned about the […]

For those of you who just can’t get enough of Nene, Sheree, Phaedra, Cynthia, Marlo, Kim and Kandi, those vivacious southern vixens from the Peach State, TLC has something that is sure to peak your interest. SEE ALSO: Obama Defends Drone strikes Partnering with True Entertainment, the production company behind The Real Housewives of Atlanta, […]

Don Cornelius is dead. His body was found with a gunshot wound to the head in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning. According to TMZ, the “Soul Train” creator and host, died of apparent suicide. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. This is so sad & unexpected! Take a walk down memory lane […]

U2’s lead man shares a powerful perspective of his views on Faith vs. Karma. Check out what he had to say! You see, at the center of all religions is the idea of Karma. You know, what you put out comes back to you: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, or […]

A letter from a former slave, Jourdan Anderson to the man who owned him, Colonel P.H. Anderson in 1865 has drawn a lot of attention  was posted on several sites and even became the top story at Yahoo News. In the letter Jourdan Anderson offers a smart retort to P.H. Anderson’s request that he come […]

Honestly, Octavia Spencer’s win for Best Female Actor In A Supporting Role, was expected, as she’s been the one to beat during this awards season. She’s been on a roll this season, having won awards for her performance at the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and now the SAG Awards. Spencer was honored […]

In this segment Yvonne Rene speaks about running with God and not from him.

“The View” announced on Wednesday that Jones will appear on the daytime talk show on Feb. 22 to promote an awareness campaign about heart disease among women. Walters and Jones had a falling out in 2006 when Jones, one of the five original co-hosts of the daytime chat show, exited “The View.” ABC decided not […]