Via: // Last week I talked about how interracial dating can go wrong by citing a certain website that is designed exclusively for those desiring only interracial relationships. I noted how this can allow people to develop unhealthy, racially-based fetishes. Since then, some have brought up the question of whether or not interracial dating […]

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Courtesy of RICHMOND – Shhhhh…. That is the warning Richmond City Council delivered to loud Richmonders Monday night at City Hall. City Council approved changes to the city’s noise ordinance. The old ordinance outlawed certain noises at certain times that were deemed “unreasonably loud.” But a recent Virginia Supreme Court ruling found the term […]

// Courtesy of From CNN: Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Six Haitian orphans, at the airport and on their way to new lives in the United States, had their destination changed at the last moment. Now they are at an orphanage, under the custody of the Haitian government, while the details of their departure are sorted […]

Courtesy of *The reign of Grammy Award-winning gospel duo, BeBe & CeCe Winans’ Still, is proving to be a chart-topping success as, “Close to You,” the first single from their reunion album is currently #4 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot Gospel Charts. “Close to You” has received critical acclaim and success for its soul-stirring, smooth […]

Courtesy of *Today nothing seems amiss concerning hip–hop’s influence on music, Western culture, clothing, and the new hip-hop lingo Lingo – An animation scripting language. Now, hip-hop has progressively reached another movement–the hip-hop gospel movement. Several well-known religious leaders and scholars chronicle the combination of gospel and hip-hop in The Gospel Remix, which is […]

Courtesy of : *The attorneys of gospel artist Isaiah D. Thomas deny their client breached a recording contract previously held with Habakkuk Music Group. The artists’ new label, Global Music Group (headed by Antonio Murchinson) responded to an injunction from Habakkuk (headed by April Washington-Essex) in a February 17 press release. According to the […]

Washington, D.C., native Taraji P. Henson didn’t always know that her smoldering charisma and beautiful face would make her a professional actress. On the contrary, she originally studied electrical engineering when she enrolled at North Carolina Agric & Tech. She later transferred to Howard University, where she attended classes while working as a secretary at […]

VIA:  YAHOO MOVIES.COM: Denzel Washington burst onto the big screen with an Oscar and Golden Globe-winning role in the Civil War epic “Glory” (1989). But over the following decade, the matinee-idol handsome actor became the first of his generation’s African-American movie stars to land squarely on Hollywood’s A-list – as likely to be tapped to […]

Via: GRTC’s union members have again rejected a tentative labor contract, union and transit company officials said. The labor union voted yesterday to reject the company’s offer, said Deloris Coker, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union’s Local 1220. Both sides said they will meet again with federal mediators to try to reach an agreement. […]

Via: Fifty years to the day after 34 Virginia Union University students were arrested for trying to eat at a downtown Richmond lunch counter, hundreds of students from throughout central Virginia crowded the Carpenter Center today for a mid-morning stage presentation on the event. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion with three […]