Via:  www.elev8.com // Can you rel8 to this? News publications are buzzing about Mo’Nique’s interview with Barbara Walters where she admits that, “ We have an agreement that we’ll always be honest, and if sex happens with another person, that’s not a deal breaker for us, that’s not something where we’ll have to say, ‘Oh […]

Via:  www.elev8.com When Mo’Nique’s name was called for best supporting actress at the Academy Awards I literally got chills and felt the hairs on my arms stand up. Mo’Nique has paid her dues in the entertainment industry.  She has seen some ups and I’m sure she’s seen some downs.  I’m sure along the road someone […]

Via:  www.singersroom.com After two weeks of performances and beating out thousands to reach the American Idol stage, Jermaine Sellers was voted off Thursday, March 4. While Sellers enjoyed his stint on the top reality singing competition, that journey is by no means the end for him. Crediting some of Gospel music’s  greatest, Sellers looks forward […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // In honor of the 82nd annual Academy Awards ceremony this Sunday, here’s a look back at all the Black actresses and actors who have won or been nominated for Oscars. RELATED STORIES OPINION: Should Black Folks Celebrate If “Precious” Wins An Oscar? OPINION: 10 Biggest Black Snubs at the Oscars

Via:  www.newsone.com // WASHINGTON – The gunman who shot two Pentagon police officers was heavily armed and spent weeks driving to the Capital area from the West Coast, authorities said Friday. Resentment of the U.S. government and suspicions over the 9/11 attacks have surfaced in writings by the Californian identified as the man fatally wounded […]

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Via:  www.wtvr.com CBS 6 News has learned that a small plane has crashed into a one-story home in Louisa County. It happened shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Quiet Lane near Route 33 near the Louisa County Airport. State police and the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office are responding. State Police tell us the home and plane […]

BET’s Sunday Best auditons are back! They are taking place this Saturday March 6th in Philadelphia Pa. from 8 am to 12 noon. The auditions are being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center One Convention Center Place 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia Pa. 19107. For more information go to http://www.BET.com/sundaybest or call 1 800 710 4003 […]

Via:  www.singersroom.com Grammy Award winning Gospel recording star Karen Clark Sheard is speaking up in the just revealed issue of EEW Magazine. Telling the magazine, she’s always been the “shy” one and “baby girl of the family,” Clark Sheard is looking forward to her first album under a joint venture with EMI, titled Karew Records, […]

Via:  www.eurweb.com TMZ.com came across a flier that promotes rapper DMX as the headliner of a “gospel rap extravaganza” at his church. The rapper, born Earl Simmons, is scheduled to take the stage at Morning Star Sanctified Church, where he and his family have been members for the past eight months. According to Pastor Barbara […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // From CNN: Washington — President Obama is likely to lay out a political road map Wednesday for passage of sweeping health care legislation, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday. Gibbs said the president will talk about “the way forward” to pass a bill. Among other things, Obama is expected to […]

Former inmates were applauded Sunday morning at T.D. Jakes’ renowned Dallas megachurch as they graduated from a program designed to help them succeed and keep them out of jail. “I feel like I’m accomplishing something when everyone told me I wouldn’t have anything,” said Lakitha Dardin, 31, who was in prison for nearly four years […]

When it was time to record his next Verity album, Marvin Sapp decided not to tamper with the live formula he used on his 2007 best seller, “Thirsty.” So on Oct. 16 last year, he returned to the same site-Resurrection Life Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.-with the same talent-including writer/producer Aaron Lindsey and backing vocals […]