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There is no way to just stop aging; however, there are foods that can help slow it down, helping you look youthful and radiant longer than others. It’s no surprise that produce is the best way to get your daily intake of vitamins and antioxidants naturally. Tomatoes are one of the most common anti-aging foods [...]
Malcolm X could be the greatest inspiration to hip-hop culture. Most rappers connect with Malcolm X’s life story of surviving a troubled youth, seeking self-improvement, and being outspoken about the ills of the black community. Malcolm X’s speeches have been sampled by rap artists such as Public Enemy, The Stop The Violence Movement, Dead Prez [...]
Cheo Tyehimba Taylor is an award-winning journalist, producer, activist, and founder of Forward Ever Media, a multimedia group that helps organizations use storytelling for social change. Under that umbrella, Tyehimba Taylor founded the Game Changers Project – a national fellowship program for emerging Black filmmakers. Tyehimba is also the author of “Like Loving Backward,” a [...]
It’s no secret that in the world of fashion, color is meant for the clothes and not necessarily the models. Vogue is an internationally recognized magazine and often referred to as the fashion “bible” but in the United States black faces on the cover of Vogue are a rarity.
Chief Keef has reportedly become the latest addition to Gucci Mane’s 1017 Brick Squad camp.
In “Sistas” the stories of five women and their family’s history are told through the popular music that provided their lives’ soundtrack.
Do you even know who this woman is? Or did you have to do a double take before discerning this famous woman’s identity? Previously, we brought you the most dramatic and positive celebrity transformations. But there are those famous icons who went in the exact opposite direction, into the pits of visual hell. Some were considered [...]
Munson Steed, Publisher Munson Steed is a man of many positions, many levels of distinguished power. A man of many style moments. Sometimes in the flux of conquering the world by initiating movements for the advancement of minority recruitment within the media industries, owning and managing, Steed Media Group, as well as publisher our very [...]
In the wake of the Boston bombings, it’s hard to believe that only four months prior, the Sandy Hook catastrophe occurred and was carried out by another troubled teen. While America is known as a place where dreams can be come true, it seems as though every few months a disturbed youth creates a nightmare [...]
With the world standing at attention about LGBT rights and celebrities coming out of the closet, many LGBT individuals of all ages, races and backgrounds are making that big — or sometimes small — leap of faith and deciding to come out as well. Perhaps the inspiration may come from celebrities or movies and music [...]
Jay-Z’s “Open Letter” continues to inspire other rappers to give their take on the issue. Common is the latest emcee to give his take on the issue with the remix to “Open Letter.” Common “Open Letter” remix Click continue to view the 5 best lyrics from Common’s remix to Jay-Z’s “Open Letter.”
Ludacris paid homage to Kevin Ware at Centennial Park in Atlanta on April 6 by rocking a jersey emblazoned with the player’s number. The shirt is no longer available through the original manufacturer, adidas.
Part one of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” season five reunion kicked off last night with Kenya taking the lead as she took on tense confrontations with Porsha and Phaedra. Check out all of the best moments after the cut. – nicholas robinson
Links Day at the Capitol 2013 brings 100 women to meet with their legislators House Bill #512 and Senate Bill #101 declared an enigma! Links Day at the Georgia Capitol 2013 took place on March 26 with members of The Links, Incorporated from 15 Georgia chapters located in Albany, Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Fort Valley, LaGrange, Macon and [...]
Magic Johnson continued to show what kind of stand-up guy and dad he is when he sat down for an interview with TMZ’s Harvey Levin and opened up about supporting his son, Earvin “EJ” Johnson III and his sexuality early on. “I told him, ‘Hey, we are here to support you, man. We are gonna love you no [...]
In the United States, an estimated one of every 500 African Americans are born with the disease with an estimated one of every 12 African Americans carry the sickle cell trait.
Mike Tyson has found a way to embrace silence. The years of living in the fast lane, issues with controlling anger and drug use have become a thing of the past for Tyson. However, he understands himself and knows that one mishap could cause him to backslide. It’s a scary feeling for the man who [...]
Meek Mill recently announced that he will release his debut novel on May 1. Entitled Tony Story, the novel follows two friends who are driven apart by money and greed. But Meek Mill isn’t the only rapper to take a shot at writing a book. Click continue to view 10 rappers who are also authors.
This past weekend, Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kid’s Choice Awards took over Los Angeles, and the purple red carpet brought out celebrities in some of the hottest spring fashion trends to hit the scene. Of course, count on Nick Cannon to keep his look classic in a white and orange Nickelodeon varsity jacket with matching sneakers, hat, [...]
Lil Mouse has yet to enter high school, but the 13 year-old raps as if he lived a long life of crime. He often raps about killing, having sex and using drugs in songs and videos that could be viewed as a form of child abuse. His lyrics apparently have also incited a raucous fan [...]
Former Football Player, Author, and Actor Jay Barnet creates The Me Project to inspire male youth suffering from depression and emotional scarring.
Prepare to be surprised. When the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) tallied up the totals of the best-selling artists of all time, Beyonce, Lionel Richie, Diddy and Rihanna are nowhere to be found — at least not yet. So who are the best-selling black artists of all time, and how many records have they [...]
Kelly Rowland made jaws dropped when she popped up on the stage at the 2013 Super Bowl during Beyonce’s halftime performance. Since then she’s walked the red carpet as a beautiful solo artist, looking stunning. This past week was filled with major celebrity events for Rowland. Take a look at her most fashionable week [...]
These actors have undoubtedly found the fountain of youth. For some of them it may seem that they are aging in reverse. These celebrities look more like their career length than actual chronological age.
Dr. Sampson Davis breaks down new book ‘Living and Dying in Brick City: An E.R. Doctor Returns Home’
Dr. Sampson Davis understands the tribulations that occur with black youth in the inner city. At the age of 17, Dr. Davis was convicted of armed robbery. After receiving a suspended sentence, Dr. Davis decided to change his life and entered a pact with two other friends from his neighborhood. He eventually went to college, [...]