Kerry Douglas, the charismatic musical architect who drafted the astounding careers of gospel stars James Fortune and Earnest Pugh, is having an online birthday bash. It all goes down during  “The Mr. Kerry Douglas and Brandy B Show,” an online radio program on the VoiceAmerica. A who’s who of gospel celebrities and personalities will be […]

Hunts Point, an isolated and poor neighborhood in New York City’s borough of The Bronx, hosts the largest marketplace for fresh produce, meat, and fish in the northeastern United States. Huge trucks come and go at all hours of the day and night, carrying food to supermarket chains and the region’s finest restaurants. RELATED: America’s […]

Remember Tonex…..Remember how he left the gospel industry? Well he’s back and with a new and improved look. He debuted his new sound and look at Joes Pub in New York City last month. Here is the performance and interview after the show.

Etta James, whose assertive, earthy voice lit up such hits as “The Wallflower,” “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” and the wedding favorite “At Last,” has died, according to her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon. She was 73. She died from complications from leukemia with her husband, Artis Mills, and her sons by […]

There is a groundswell of criticism growing about the number of Black women who go missing every year. According to the National Crime Information Center, White women are the ones who get the most attention when they go missing. SEE ALSO: African Americans Are Large Amount Of Homeless Population The FBI reports that in 2010, […]

If any presidential candidate epitomizes the model family man, it’s Rick Santorum. Happily married, father to seven children, and a faithful Catholic, there’s little doubt Santorum is the kind of person who could spark a moral revolution in this country: one that would reduce families to the whims of Santorum’s warped religious teachings. SEE ALSO: […]

NEW YORK-President Barack Obama briefly broke into song at the world famous Apollo theater in Harlem during a fund raiser. While speaking to the crowd, Obama acknowledged legendary soul singer the Reverend Al Green, who performed before Obama spoke. After Obama sang the first part of Green’s “Lets Stay Together,” “I’m so in love with […]

Dr. Artemisia Stanberry is a woman on a mission. SEE ALSO: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty Her cousin, Rodney K. Stanberry (pictured), began serving a prison sentence in 1997 for crimes that extensive evidence indicates that he did not commit, and she will not stop until justice prevails. In 1992, […]

The FBI has shut down popular share filing site, MegaUpload and charged seven people affiliated with the site for online piracy. The Department Of Justice claims the MegaUpload was responsible for $500 million in losses for various copyright owners, while making a $175 million profit. Recently MegaUpload named hip-hop producer Swizz Beats as CEO and […]

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Otis, the “godfather of rhythm and blues” who wrote and recorded the R&B classic “Willie and the Hand Jive” and for decades evangelized black music to white audiences as a bandleader and radio host, has died. He was 90. SEE ALSO: Obama Names Black Outreach Director Brandy, Monica Reunite For Record […]

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It takes an ol’ Georgia southern boy like former President Jimmy Carter to call out another Georgia southern boy (Newt Gingrich) for using racism to get votes. (Well…nothing else seems to be working, right?) RELATED: Gingrich’s Racist Surge Will Gingrich’s Ex Sink His Campaign? Carter doesn’t think Gingrich is racist (We’d beg to differ), but […]