Political analyst and journalist Roland Martin and actor Boris Kodjoe recently went into a twitter war or back and forth after Ms. Sherri Shepherd from "The View" had a kaniption over the news that Bishop Eddie Long had decided to settle our of court ...
Posted Sunday, June 12th 2011 at 9:35AM
by Dr. Boyce Watkins, YourBlackWorld.com
“Matters have been resolved,” according to an attorney familiar with the legal situation involving Bishop Eddie Long. The suit involved four young men who sued Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, ...
Posted Friday, May 27th 2011 at 11:48AM
NEW BOOK HELPS STUDENTS FIND SCHOLARSHIPS WHEN THEIR GRADES SUCK AND THEIR PARENTS ARE BROKE
According to the 2010 Nation's Report Card released by the U.S. Department of Education, the average high schooler's G.P.A. is in the high B to low C range. ...
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2011 at 9:52AM
BLACK DOCTORS PRESENT A DISCUSSION ABOUT THE WELLNESS INITIATIVES FROM H.R. 3962: THE HEALTH CARE BILL AKA OBAMA CARE
Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Drs. Reverend Aldridge and Ruth Locke of the Chicago area, with a combined experience of 50 years i ...
Posted Monday, May 16th 2011 at 4:10PM
So Sorry for the Graphic picture, but the story needs to be told!
This story is just amazing to me in how it depicts in my eyes, the unfortunate feelings of how blacks were viewed as nothing but animals, inhuman creatures to be used as nothing but e ...
Posted Monday, May 16th 2011 at 9:17AM
by Dr. Boyce Watkins, YourBlackWorld.com.
After moving along quite speedily, it appears that Bishop Eddie Long may end up going to trial after all. Reports are coming out of Atlanta from Channel 2 News that the judge in the case, Johnny Panos, ha ...
Posted Friday, May 13th 2011 at 10:38AM
This video is absolutely sickening in that the Donald Trump's of the world are showing their hatred towards minorities and in particular African Americans. It shows racism at its best to all the world for public viewing. The way Ms. Taylor breaks it ...
Posted Tuesday, May 10th 2011 at 9:24AM
NFL PLAYER ALBERT HAYNESWORTH PUBLICLY ASSAULTS ALL BLACK WOMEN WORLDWIDE
By Yasmeen Muqtasid, President of Black Women Matter, Inc.
"I didn't touch her. I don't even like black girls. I know what this is about, she is just upset I have a white g ...
Posted Tuesday, May 10th 2011 at 8:46AM
Notice: If you receive a notice or message re: Osama, please do not open. It is a virus and is attacking computers worldwide. Just heard it on the news. Not sure of the title of message, just don't open. It will destroy your computer. Blessings! ...
Posted Wednesday, May 4th 2011 at 11:54AM
by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World – Scholarship in Action
The black political grapevine recently informed me that respected political strategist Donna Brazile plans to meet with Professor Cornel West at Princeton University. The meeting was ...
Posted Sunday, April 24th 2011 at 11:06AM
In one of the most interesting "What the hayell" moments in recent memory, the NAACP Detroit branch has announced that they plan to give singer Kid Rock an award at their annual Great Expectations Dinner, which typically draws 10,000 participants. T ...
Posted Monday, March 7th 2011 at 8:27AM
They say that behind every great man, there's a great woman. Yes, this is true, but what people also forget is that behind nearly every empowered, intelligent and confident young woman, there are a collection of black male role models. The group Wato ...
Posted Monday, March 7th 2011 at 8:21AM
Orange County, CA (BlackNews.com) -- Writer, actress and artist, Kobina Wright, has dedicated her most recent abstract to the late great Teena Marie.
Wright's latest ink on paper abstract sketch titled, "Square Biz," incorporates Wright's love for ...
Posted Saturday, March 5th 2011 at 2:03PM
By: Dr. Boyce Watkins
The recent unemployment data issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics was met with some degree of optimism by the Obama Administration. The discussion centered around the fact that the unemployment rate for the nation dropped t ...
Posted Saturday, March 5th 2011 at 9:51AM
The recent trade of NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks has dominated sports discussion and headlines since the moment it happened. Fans of the Knicks are ecstatic that their once proud franchise can now offici ...
Posted Tuesday, March 1st 2011 at 10:28AM
Prayer is not a monologue where one person does all the talking, or a ritual where we must say things in the right order, or a chore to get out of the way like brushing our teeth before going to bed.
Jesus rejects this performance-based understan ...
Posted Tuesday, March 1st 2011 at 8:24AM
This post came from my sister blogger LaShanda Henry and I think it reflects how our own people hate on each other instead of uplifting people like this young sister and helping her to be uplifting, instead they down and denegrate her name. Listen up ...
Posted Monday, February 28th 2011 at 11:11PM
The great Bishop Noel Jones, discussing the intersection of business and church, the practical and the spiritual, the dialectical and the liturgical. Bishop Noel Jones is considered a profound Christian theologian and intellectual. He has a way with ...
Posted Sunday, February 27th 2011 at 2:03PM
Egypt was ruled by black pharaohs for nearly 100 years, but their role as leaders of the ancient civilization has been largely kept in the dark because of racism, according to this month's National Geographic magazine.
Scholars and historians have ...
Posted Friday, February 25th 2011 at 2:40PM
Beyonce is once again being scrutinized for allegedly agreeing to have her skin colour altered for marketing purposes. In 2008 she came under fire when she appeared in a L’Oreal ad with noticeably paler skin. L’Oreal was accused of ‘whitewashing’ her ...
Posted Friday, February 25th 2011 at 11:32AM
Why Rush Limbaugh (and other critics of the first lady’s campaign to improve nutrition) are getting personal about her body and food choices.
Full disclosure: I happen to think that Michelle Obama’s efforts to raise awareness about childhood nutr ...
Posted Thursday, February 24th 2011 at 4:38PM
The Legacy Award honoree shares her journey to becoming a Woman of Power
Long before filmmaker Tyler Perry turned her most famous work For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Enuf into a star-studded cinematic revival, N ...
Posted Thursday, February 24th 2011 at 10:47AM