Sheryl Underwood and celebrity natural hair that made national headlines

Comedian Sheryl Underwood is ducking from massive return fire after she ludicrously stirred a national firestorm with her disparaging comments about women who sport natural hair and, in particular, those who floss Afros. In addition, she stirred this on national TV with “The Talk” at that. It is the latest in a lengthy list of […]

Kids Choice Awards 2013: the best of the red carpet

A tidal wave of kids and kid stars blew down the Galen Center in Los Angeles for the 25th annual Kids Choice Awards. Many of the celebrities walked the orange carpet cloaked in neon pink, orange and green color-coordinated outfits to the delight of the thongs of fans who showed up, including Katy Perry, Khloe […]

‘The Heart Truth’ 2013 red dress collection runway show

It’s February and that means its American Hearth Month. Each year there is an annual fashion show held in NYC where celebrity women strut down the catwalk in support of awareness for heart disease. The event was held on Feb. 6, 2013, and hosted by the National Institutes of Health. It’s always an all-star runway […]

5 Events Black People Should Attend During the Democratic National Convention 2012

The Democratic National Convention is right around the corner and it’s about time for the extravagant events to commence. The four-day drama starts with Labor day family festivities and ends with President Obama’s acceptance of the Democratic nomination. The week also includes non-political activities for anyone to partake in with easy access. With the convention taking […]

Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Others Congratulate Gabby Douglas on Her Olympic Gold

Gabby Douglas’ spectacular gymnastic feats in the London Olympics — winning two gold medals, including the first all-around gold for a black female — has not only captured the hearts of the sporting world, it has penetrated entertainment as well. One prominent television personality, also rightfully pointed out how Douglas was excluded from a USA […]

Gabby Douglas and the Best Breakout Moments in Sports

Before the London Olympics, the name Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas was as obscure as, well,  the names of any black gymnasts competing in the Olympics. There have been so few.  But the Virginia Beach, Va. prodigy now stands front and center of the athletic universe at age 14 after capturing gold in the all-around gymnastics competition, […]

Gabby Douglas Becomes 2nd Black Gymnast to Capture Olympic Gold

Gabby Douglas recently made history by becoming the second black female gymnast to capture an Olympic gold medal. Douglass and the U.S. women’s gymnastics team won the gold medal today and it marked the first gold medal for the U.S. team since 1996 in Atlanta. Douglas, along with Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and […]

3 Black Swimmers Make Olympic History

For the first time in American history, three black swimmers will join the Olympic team when it travels to compete in the London games this summer. One swimmer comes from a city where the vast majority of her ethnicity do not swim, while another learned after nearly drowning as a child Native New Yorker Lia […]