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Diet plan: Simple, healthy diabetic friendly recipes

Diet plan: Simple, healthy diabetic friendly recipes

Diabetes doesn’t just affect older people. Diabetes affects 8.3 percent of all Americans and 11.3 percent of adults age 20 and older. Some 27 percent of people with diabetes or seven million Americans — do not know they have it. While physical activity and diabetes medicines help control the condition, diet plays the biggest role. You […]

10 most ignorant Lil Wayne moments of all time

10 most ignorant Lil Wayne moments of all time

Lil Wayne has built a storied career in music. However, the Cash Money rapper has also been involved in several disgraceful incidents that makes us wonder, at times, “when will he go away?” From dissing Emmett Till (he has yet to apologize), to his recent rant against the Miami Heat, Lil Wayne has put himself […]

Ingrid Saunders Jones retires; Lisa Borders appointed head of Coke Foundation

Ingrid Saunders Jones retires; Lisa Borders appointed head of Coke Foundation

There’s one smiling face that will be missed at a host of events around Atlanta, and even around the country. It’s that of Coca-Cola Company’s senior vice president of Global Community Connections and chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation – Ingrid Saunders Jones. The distinguished executive and active member of the community announced she is retiring […]

What sequestration means for African Americans

What sequestration means for African Americans

In nine days, the U.S. government enact automatic spending cuts due to what is called sequestration. Specifically speaking, the sequester refers to the drastic and severe budget cuts that are set to happen on March 1 if the White House and Congress cannot not find some common ground on the budget. For African Americans, it […]

The 10 hottest movie strippers

The 10 hottest movie strippers

Magic Mike, a film about a group of male strippers played by Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Matthew McConaughey, was such a hit at the box office, that we thought it might be fun to take a look back at the women who made jaws drop and blood pressure rise in some of the steamiest movie strip scenes ever! […]

Kurt Cobain vs. Tupac Shakur: Who defined the '90s?

Kurt Cobain vs. Tupac Shakur: Who defined the ’90s?

Today would have been the 46th birthday of legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.

Black actors who won Oscars but had horrible roles

Black actors who won Oscars but had horrible roles

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the powerful Hollywood organization behind the Academy Awards, is in love with black dysfunction, criminality, hypersexuality and servitude on the big screen. Because, except in rare exceptions, those are the only roles that gets rewarded with an Oscar in Tinseltown. Don’t get it twisted: The community is […]

Mindy McCready and 4 other 'Celebrity Rehab' cast members who've died

Mindy McCready and 4 other ‘Celebrity Rehab’ cast members who’ve died

Country singer Mindy McCready’s apparent suicide has also put a spotlight on Dr. Drew Pinsky and his VH1 show formerly titled “Celebrity Rehab.” McCready appeared in the third season and becomes the third person in all to die from that season. In all, five people who have appeared on the show, including well-known police brutality […]

Clive Davis and other bisexual celebrities

Clive Davis and other bisexual celebrities

For decades, Clive Davis has been known solely as the music maestro behind the careers of superstars like Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Davis. But in his new memoir, The Soundtrack of My Life, which hits stores today, Davis finally lets fans in on the intimate and personal stories of the man behind the […]

Drew Sidora cast as Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins in TLC biopic

Drew Sidora cast as Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins in TLC biopic

Rounding out casting for VH1′s highly anticipated TLC biopic, Drew Sidora will portray Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins. Sidora joins Niatia Kirkland, aka Lil’ Mama, who’ll be playing the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and Keke Palmer, who will play Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas. Sidora is an actress and singer, known for her recurring role on “That’s So […]

Sexy celebrities in their 50s

Sexy celebrities in their 50s

Recently just like NBA legend Michael Jordan, this writer also turned 50. And the strangest thing happened, although I am half way to 100, life has not ended or reduced in significance. Thus in honor of this, here is a list of men who are or will be 50 this year. Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born […]

Black History Month 2013: Best black history movies

Black History Month 2013: Best black history movies

  Most movies are made to entertain but quite a few are used to educate. Black History Month is the month that the black community is recognized for its cultural, scientific, political, religious and social contributions in making America the nation that it is today. Watching movies that tell of the  hardships of what it […]

Celebrity real estate: Oscar winners' homes

Celebrity real estate: Oscar winners’ homes

Want to take a peek at the glamorous homes of your favorite actors, actresses and musicians? These Oscar winners definitely have the money to purchase the home of their dreams and did just that.  From $2.25 million to more than $26 million, these celebrities chose some pretty nice cribs in which to lay their heads. Check out some […]

10 things you didn't know about Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

10 things you didn’t know about Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Former wrestler, now actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has made quite the name for himself as a successful author, actor and Hollywood hunk over the past several years. While many may think they know, they really don’t know how far he has come. With a new film, Snitch, due to be released Feb. 22, we want […]

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker shoplifted?

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker shoplifted?

“This was an upsetting incident given the fact that Forest did nothing more than walk into the deli,” a rep for Whitaker shared with TMZ.

Joseline Hernandez, T.I. and Tiny, and other reality stars party for All-Star weekend

Joseline Hernandez, T.I. and Tiny, and other reality stars party for All-Star weekend

Draya Michele, Nene Leakes, T.I. & Tiny party for All-Star weekend

Celebrity Twitter reactions to Lakers' owner Jerry Buss' death

Celebrity Twitter reactions to Lakers’ owner Jerry Buss’ death

A-list athletes and celebrities took to social media to express their condolences to unarguably one of the most beloved, successful and iconic owners in all of sports history, Dr. Jerry Buss, the late owner of the Los Angeles Lakers. Buss died on Monday, Feb. 18, of complications stemming from cancer. “He helped put the league […]

Men get flamboyant at Bronner Bros. Hair Show

Men get flamboyant at Bronner Bros. Hair Show

Who said the Bronner Bros.  Hair Show was just for the fairer sex? We spotted males getting their shine on as well with very outrageous hairdos. From colored and sprayed barber cuts, to full sew-in weaves, braids and more, a variety of hairstyles were on display. Check out fun photos of the men walking around with […]

Keke Palmer cast to play Chilli in upcoming VH1 TLC biopic; other great biopics

Keke Palmer cast to play Chilli in upcoming VH1 TLC biopic; other great biopics

Keke Palmer “a true fan” of TLC has been tapped to play Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas in an upcoming VH-1 biopic on the iconic group. Growing up in Chicago, music became second nature to Palmer. Palmer’s mother, a background session singer, often took young Keke and her older sister, L’Oreal, to the studio with her to record, […]

The best and worst presidential movies ever

The best and worst presidential movies ever

Happy President’s Day! In honor of this holiday, we pay homage to the many who have taken on the role of president of the United States, in some of the best and worst presidential movies ever. –ruthie hawkins  

Stephon Marbury ordered to pay big bucks to former mistress

Stephon Marbury ordered to pay big bucks to former mistress

Lots of people have their cake and eat it too, but there’s a price to pay for having it all your way and Stephon Marbury is certainly learning that the hard way now that a judge has ordered him to pay a hefty six-figure sum to his former mistress for “hush money” he previously promised […]

Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show 2013

Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show 2013

Now in its fifth season, Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show showcased collections by an eclectic ensemble of aspiring fashion designers at New York Fashion Week 2013. Held on Tuesday, February 12, the unveiling featured a diverse lineup of artists from around the world whose unique offerings lit up the runway. Held at the exquisite Broad Street […]

Sexiest celebrities who wear Air Jordan sneakers

Sexiest celebrities who wear Air Jordan sneakers

Michael Jordan turned 50 years-old on Feb. 15. Although he hasn’t played a game in the NBA in years, his legacy continues to thrive on and off the court. His signature shoe, the Air Jordan, are still the preeminent sneakers when it comes to style and fashion. In fact, when most celebrity females aren’t wearing […]

5 things you didn't know about Blue Ivy Carter

5 things you didn’t know about Blue Ivy Carter

Blue Ivy facts

Beyoncé finally shows Blue Ivy's uncovered face (photos)

Beyoncé finally shows Blue Ivy’s uncovered face (photos)

Blue Ivy’s face finally revealed.

Yandy Smith pens open letter about Mendeecees' legal troubles

Yandy Smith pens open letter about Mendeecees’ legal troubles

“Love & Hip Hop” power couple Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris have witnessed their lives spin out of control over the past few weeks, as Harris has faced charges of both sexual abuse against a 15-year-old girl and drug trafficking, as well as a possible firing from the show. But now that Harris has been acquitted […]

Valentine's Day: Worst songs about sex, ever

Valentine’s Day: Worst songs about sex, ever

Some will make the horrific mistake of adding these songs to their bedroom soundtrack.

Twitter reacts to Keyshia Cole-Daniel Gibson social media feud

Twitter reacts to Keyshia Cole-Daniel Gibson social media feud

R&B singer Keyshia Cole has not had a good beginning to 2013. First, she found out that her sister, Neffi, has written a tell-all book about their extremely dysfunctional family. She ignited a Twitter beef with former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams that backfired on her — even her own followers peeled her backside for […]

10 sexiest celebrities in Valentine's Day lingerie

10 sexiest celebrities in Valentine’s Day lingerie

After the flowers, dinner, great conversation and wine, the celebration of Valentine’s Day really kicks off. With mood music and candles, the scene can be set for the perfect romantic evening. However, it’s important for women to have the right lingerie during this occasion. If you’re considering purchasing lingerie for your special lady or need […]

Lil Wayne, Emmett Till and a coward's response to controversy

Lil Wayne, Emmett Till and a coward’s response to controversy

Lil Wayne’s degrading Emmett Till analogy is regrettable and outrageous. His response to Till’s family is even worse.

‘Chrissy & Mr. Jones’ star Jim Jones arrested

‘Chrissy & Mr. Jones’ star Jim Jones arrested

  Rapper and reality show star Jim Jones  was arrested Wednesday in front of his Fair Lawn, N.J., home after he allegedly “got out of line” with an officer who was responding to a traffic-related complaint not involving Jones. Jones and Chrissy Lampkins spotted an officer near their home. The officer, who was investigating two illegally parked […]

Lady Gaga cancels tour due to illness

Lady Gaga cancels tour due to illness

Lady Gaga has canceled all the remaining dates of her Born This Way Ball Tour. She suffered an injury during one of her performances and tried to continue with her tour, however, it only made the injury worse and now she will be needing surgery. The injury is said to be to her hip and caused  by ”a case of […]

10 movies for singles to watch on Valentine's Day

10 movies for singles to watch on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here! And while millions are excited about the day of love, there are many who also dread the day. Whether you’re kicking it with you’re BFF, single, or just got dumped, we’ve compiled a lift of movies that will make you forget the holiday ever existed. –ruthie hawkins  

Ultimate Beauty Supplies set to open in upscale Atlanta area neighborhood

Ultimate Beauty Supplies set to open in upscale Atlanta area neighborhood

It’s always refreshing when a young black couple starts a new venture. Christian and Michelle saw a need in their Alpharetta, Ga. neighborhood for a beauty supply store. After a little brainstorming, Michelle, a hair stylist, and Christian decided to take the leap. In a couple of weeks, their Ultimate Beauty Supplies store will have […]

Mindless Behavior takes over Times Square (photos)

Mindless Behavior takes over Times Square (photos)

Frenzied pre-teen fans waited with baited breath for Princeton, Ray-Ray, Prodigy and Roc Royal to appear at the screening for their documentary film

Healthy Valentine's Day treats

Healthy Valentine’s Day treats

  Valentine’s Day is filled with chocolate and other countless empty calories. This Valentine’s Day, stick to your health regimen by choosing healthier treats. Eating dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate is one great way to start. From breakfast to dessert, we have found some great recipes for your Valentine that will keep everyone on […]

Brian White and Tyler, The Creator live tweet Christopher Dorner's manhunt

Brian White and Tyler, The Creator live tweet Christopher Dorner’s manhunt

Besides the president’s State of the Union Address, little captivated audiences across the nation yesterday more than the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, the fugitive ex-LAPD cop accused of murdering another officer. By day’s end, Dorner had already been in a shootout near the Big Bear ski area east of Los Angeles that left one officer injured […]

Twitter reacts to President Obama's State of the Union address

Twitter reacts to President Obama’s State of the Union address

President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address of his second presidential term. In the speech, President Obama discussed ending voter suppression; the importance of gun control and sending the troops home from the Middle East. Click continue to view Twitter reactions.

The wackiest Grammy fashions of all time

The wackiest Grammy fashions of all time

You just want to lay hands on some of these celebrity artists and tell them that it’s going to be OK, that they will recover from their red carpet crimes. Some of them totally fumbled the golden opportunity to promote themselves or a fellow fashion designer or to push a particular sociopolitical idea on the […]

Fashion designer Duro Olowu's preview party during NYFW

Fashion designer Duro Olowu’s preview party during NYFW

During New York Fashion Week Nigerian designer Duro Olowu had a preview party of his line that is headed to JCPenney next month. The collection i’s full of vibrant prints, textures and colors with an array of household goods, purses, shoes, luggage and more. A party for the collection was held at Stone Rose Lounge […]

Lil Mama cast as Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes in TLC biopic

Lil Mama cast as Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes in TLC biopic

Does Lil Mama look like Left Eye? Rapper playing her in biopic.

Pope Benedict to resign at the end of the month, Vatican says

Pope Benedict to resign at the end of the month, Vatican says

The spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI, surprised the world Monday by saying will resign at the end of the month “because of advanced age.”

'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' episode 14 best moments

‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ episode 14 best moments

This week, on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Porsha and Cynthia’s friendship crumbles over a business deal. Meanwhile, Kenya faces a serious cancer scare. Find out all of the details after the cut.  –nicholas robinson  

T.I. and Tiny attend Trinidad James and B.o.B.'s pre-Grammy concert: Photos

T.I. and Tiny attend Trinidad James and B.o.B.’s pre-Grammy concert: Photos

  Trinidad James and B.o.B. took the stage at House of Blues in Los Angeles in a concert that served as the perfect prelude to Grammy Awards weekend. Trinidad James opened the show by performing several hits from his mixtape Don’t Be S.A.F.E. Concertgoers went into a frenzy once he performed his debut single, “All […]

Makeup looks: Tia Cibani fall 2013

Makeup looks: Tia Cibani fall 2013

At the Tia Cibani fashion show for fall 2013, lead makeup artist for Nars Uzo created the looks. Uzo said “I love the 1920s feel to the collection, “the nod to art deco and the inspiration from Man Ray portraiture, said Uzo. I wanted a look that celebrated the beauty standard of that era but […]

Kim Kardashian carries a gun?

Kim Kardashian carries a gun?

It seems as if some celebrities either have no common sense or poor memory, especially when it comes to dealing with social media. This is particularly true for reality TV mogul and vixen Kim Kardashian. Just last year, she caused an uproar when she tweeted that she was praying for Israel. Now, Kanye West’s baby momma […]

Grammy Awards 2013: Cee-Lo Green hosts Primary Wave Music pre-party

Grammy Awards 2013: Cee-Lo Green hosts Primary Wave Music pre-party

Cee-lo Green knows how to throw a party. During the 7th annual Primary Wave Music pre-Grammy party, the upscale restaurant on the outer edge of Beverly Hills, BOA, was at the mercy of the “Crazy” and “F— You” singer and  Goodie Mobb (above) and the rest of his celebrity friends, cohorts and industry pals who […]

650,000 without power as blizzard heads out to sea

650,000 without power as blizzard heads out to sea

Northeast begins to dig out after storm.

New Blue Ivy photo surfaces, tot spotted at lunch with her parents

New Blue Ivy photo surfaces, tot spotted at lunch with her parents

Blue Ivy Carter spotted with her superstar parents.

Fans poke fun at Beyoncé's 'unflattering' Super Bowl photos

Fans poke fun at Beyoncé’s ‘unflattering’ Super Bowl photos

Beyoncé’s Super Bowl photos go viral