Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a two-part opinion series on Spike Lee’s criticisms of the film industry and Tyler Perry’s complicated relationship with black moviegoers. Yesterday’s installment focused on why Terrell Jermaine Starr feels Spike Lee’s recent outbursts make the film producer a certified hater. SEE ALSO: Romney Fights Back Is Obama […]

Former county executive Jack Johnson who is currently serving a prison term for a “pay to play” and corruption scandal has now been disbarred. Jackson who was at one time the counties top prosecutor was disbarred by the Maryland Court of Appeals on friday. In December, Johnson received a prison sentence of more than seven years for […]

WCHB – A crowd filled with students gathered this morning at the University of Michigan to hear President Barack Obama speak. During his speech, the President touched on the economy and jobs, but focused primarily on rising tuition costs and college affordability. His proposed initiatives had the crowd very enthusiastic. To see his speech and […]

This week I had a rare moment of downtime. While flipping through TV channels I caught a preview of a show that will air this weekend: Oprah Winfrey interviewing Sean Penn in Haiti for “Oprah’s Next Chapter” on OWN. I couldn’t help but wonder what their interview will depict, and whether it will show what […]

Marcia Adams of College Park, Ga., and her boyfriend went to a convenience store to buy a chocolate candy bar and decided to purchase two Quik Pik lottery tickets. The tickets were bought less than an hour before the drawing, and two days later, she was $72 million richer. SEE ALSO: Welfare Office Bans Pajamas Adams and […]

Sherri Shepherd will play a prostitute in her new role. She is an outspoken Christian living  the life of a hard working, loving mother and wife. We have journeyed through her divorce and seen her get married. Now, she will take on a role that is the polar opposite of who she is. Read: “Woman […]

When Rev. Al Sharpton attempted to get Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) to truthfully examine fairness in our tax code in a heated exchange on his MSNBC show, PoliticsNation, he clumsily dodged the issue at each opportunity, reports SEE ALSO: How GOP Racism Has Become The Norm Building on President Barack Obama‘s State of the […]

He changed musical history with the release of his debut album, KIRK FRANKLIN AND THE FAMILY, the first gospel album to sell more than a million units. In his bold attempt to broaden the range of the traditional gospel audience, Kirk Franklin was willing to take heat from the naysayers as long as it didn’t […]

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — If President Barack Obama is showing some swagger, it shouldn’t be a surprise. SEE ALSO: Do Romney’s Tax Returns Matter? His job approval ratings point to an uptick. The Navy SEAL unit that killed Osama bin Laden just pulled off a daring rescue that Obama authorized in Somalia. He’s fresh off […]

Elev8 is proud and happy to send CONGRATULATIONS to Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell on the birth of her new daughter. Representatives for Mary Mary have just announced that Erica Campbell gave birth to a baby girl, Zaya Monique, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. Mother and daughter are resting comfortably. Read: Maurette Brown Clark Celebrates Her Third […]

On Wednesday morning, the Fulton County medical examiner confirmed that the body found on Monday in South East Atlanta is indeed Stacey Nicole English, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. SEE ALSO: FAMU Dismisses Students Charged With Hazing The medical examiner was able to identify English through the dental records her family provided. English, a bank […]

This week Kym Lee introduces us to a wonderful home grown boutique in the infamous Bloomingdale area of NW, DC it called Studio 85. Studio 85 is located at 53 Florida Ave, NW in Bloomingdale. Their website says: Tammi, Tamika, & Tiffany are sisters who were born & raised in Washington, DC. As kids they […]