Civil rights leader and political strategist Vernon Jordan dies at 85

Civil rights leader and political strategist Vernon Jordan died on Monday, March 1. He was 85. A close confidant of former President Bill Clinton, Jordan helped rally the Democratic troops over the years. Jordan initially rose to prominence after serving as field secretary for the Georgia NAACP and executive director of the United Negro College […]

Former presidents will take the vaccine

Three former presidents of the United States indicated they will take the coronavirus vaccine in order to help sow trust in the antidote. In fact, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will film the process of taking the vaccine to alleviate fears surrounding it. “People like Anthony Fauci, who I know and I’ve […]

The Obamas and Clintons were sent ‘suspicious packages’ in the mail

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and local law enforcement officials have launched investigations after federal agents got possession of suspicious packages near the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton and later near the residence belonging to Barack and Michelle Obama. The U.S. Secret Service told the media that it intercepted the packages addressed to […]

Twitter erupts when Bill Clinton stares down Ariana Grande at Aretha’s funeral

Former President Bill Clinton was beset with a reputation for sexual perversion and womanizing since before his days as governor of Arkansas. And what happened at the funeral of the late, legendary Aretha Franklin did little to alter Clinton’s image as a lustful, leering dirty uncle. Social media erupted at a video of Clinton looking […]

10 powerful and controversial moments from Aretha Franklin’s homegoing service

Aretha Franklin’s homegoing service will be remembered for years to come. Thousands packed the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit for a 10-hour ceremony that featured touching tributes, powerful speeches and even some controversy. Here are the 10 moments that made Aretha Franklin’s homegoing service unforgettable. Gold casket fit for a queen Aretha Franklin was laid to […]

Former President Barack Obama gets called to jury duty

A registered Chicago voter, our 44th POTUS, Barack Obama, has been summoned to serve jury duty. According to Cook County Chief Judge Tim Evans, Obama, who owns homes in both Washington, DC, and Chicago’s Kenwood neighborhood, will serve in November. It’s not unusual. Bill Clinton (POTUS 42) and George W. Bush (POTUS 43) both responded to […]

Michelle Obama’s speaker’s fee as much as former presidents

Michelle Obama commands about as much as some former presidents for speaking engagements, according to Axios’ Mike Allen, Mrs. Obama, 53, just collected $200K for her first speaking engagement since she and her husband left the White House on Jan 21. That seems like a lot for single speech for a former first lady who […]

Bill Clinton’s alleged love child threatens lawsuit

Imagine that every day you look in the mirror, you see the face of your absentee father. For Danny Williams, this is his despair. Williams’ mother was a prostitute who became pregnant after having sex with her only White customer. According to Williams and his family, that customer was Bill Clinton. Born March 8, 1989, […]

Hillary Clinton, Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted for racist joke about Blacks

For the second week in a row, Hillary Clinton has found herself in an awkward position as it pertains to race. While campaigning in New York city, Clinton was joined by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio at the annual Inner Circle event where de Blasio announced his endorsement of Clinton. At the event, which mixes […]

Clinton’s ‘almost’ apology to protester still misses point

“You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter!” -Bill Clinton Former President Bill Clinton basically echoed the false logic used to discredit the Black Lives Matter movement during his well-publicized dust-up with a young lady from Philly Coalition for REAL Justice on Thursday, April 7 in Philadelphia over presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s choice of words […]

Bill Clinton defends mass incarceration and blasts Black Lives Matter

The playful notion that Bill Clinton was America’s “first Black President” is now so distant that the joke can be considered an insult. The effects of Clinton’s 1994 Crime Bill and Welfare Reform Act of 1996 continues to harm many minority communities. As Bill’s wife, Hillary, makes a run for the Presidency, many of his […]

Boyfriend is taking the music world by storm

Known for her eye-catching style, quick wit-driven rhymes and frenetic hooks, native NOLA femme fatale lyricist, Boyfriend, who’s currently out on the road as a supporting act for the Queen of Bounce herself, Big Freedia, is definitely one to watch out for in the coming weeks and months. Her next/latest solo EP, Love Your Boyfriend Pt. 3, the third […]

Secret Service expert outs Hillary Clinton’s marriage as being phony

A Secret Service expert is spilling the beans on Hillary Clinton’s 40-year marriage to former President Bill Clinton. He says the Clintons are faking their relationship for the sake of her presidential campaign. Robert Kessler is an author and investigative journalist who has written 20 books about the Secret Service, the FBI and the CIA. He […]

Presidents Bush and Clinton applaud inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

President Clinton and Bush speak to class of 60 scholars from diverse backgrounds and geographies Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush shared the stage at the graduation for the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars, a project sponsored by four presidential libraries —George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson — that […]

John Hope Bryant discusses his latest book, ‘How the Poor Can Save Capitalism’

Author. CEO. Philanthropist. Leader. All of those words can be used to describe John Hope Bryant. A Compton, California, native, Bryant has served as an adviser to numerous U.S. presidents, traveled around the world to empower and speak to poor communities, and he also has won many prestigious awards, including the Martin Luther King Living Legacy […]

Famous men of Phi Beta Sigma

Herman J. Russell was an outstanding  member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.  His life exemplified the high ideals of brotherhood and  the fraternity’s motto of “Culture for Service, Service for Humanity.” Here are other men of Phi Beta Sigma that you may not know of:

Famous celebrity cheaters

Don’t believe everything you hear says Amber Rose. Despite all of the rumors surrounding the former video vixen who announced her divorce from “We Dem Boyz” rapper Wiz Khalifa just weeks ago, the only man in her life right now is her 19-month-old son, Sebastian. “I’m focused on my son and my work,” Rose, 30, […]

Bill Clinton praises woman who challenged DOMA

The Defense of Marriage Act was one of the biggest hot-button issues last year when, after more than a decade of being in place, the law, which barred federal recognition of same-sex marriages, was struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional. Ironically though, the creator of the law, former President Bill Clinton, pushed for […]