I always appreciate receiving my NALEO (The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials) newsletters because they’re pretty much my voice, my people. Here’s the latest issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: “We applaud the President for outlining his plan to tackle the economy and ‘accelerate’ job […]
You probably haven’t heard about the Texas rapper, Hi Dolla Honey. But, you should. Hi Dolla Honey, 32, is the underdog and champion for female rappers: Black, White, Puerto Rican, or Haitian – you know the rest. This year, she won a $2.1M judgement against her crooked former manager, Marcus Fleming Goree, on the grounds […]
Pay your taxes, is the lesson. IRS is making an example of Hip-Hop’s Queen, Lauryn Hill. The mugshot for Lauryn Hill emerged today as the Grammy award-winning singer awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to misdemeanor tax evasion charges on June 29. Hill now faces a possible three-year prison sentence after admitting she failed to file […]
The music at Day Three of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be all over the map, with performances by roots rappers Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg closing Week One of the expanded concert series. WATCH LIVE For those who want to be virtually in the audience, YouTube is providing a live stream. […]
How did Obama do on #sotuTRANSCRIPT The following is a transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, we […]
[blackbirdpie id=”124917889592594433″] People always love to use the word “karma” in the context of revenge, retribution, or punishment to make themselves feel better when they are hurt. It always comes from the mouths of people who know nothing about karma nor practice the religions of Hinduism or Buddhism. Listen, karma doesn’t work that way. The […]
Yes-We-Can President said, “Stop the political circus.” President Obama called for immediate action: “$447B Jobs Plan”: a package of spending initiatives and tax cuts designed to jump-start the stalling economy.
Want to know a Black man that’s doing it the white-way? Get to know Dr. Farrah Gray. This inner-city-kid raised by a hardworking single mother in 80s Chi-town-My-Town, learned from example and started becoming quite the entrepreneur. He told AOL Jobs that he credits the poverty of his childhood as the great motivating factor. It […]
WTFLOCKA?!! During a stand-up routine in Phoenix this past weekend, Katt Williams let out a seven-minute anti-Mexican rant toward a Mexican heckler. You could confirm with “this shit right here, this shit right here” that Williams is the first open Black Minutemen.
WTFlocka?! Abercrombie & Fitch is bribing The Situation and his “New Jersey Shore” cast mates with a “substantial amount” to stop wearing its clothing because the clothing-maker feels they are tarnishing their image. Tarnishes?! Has it not checked out its creative direction in all its photo advertisements? Laced with young adult nudity. Let’s not forget […]