Daily Archive: July 21, 2014

    President Obama Expands ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Program for Minority Boys

    *President Barack Obama is expanding of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, star athletes, companies and foundations announcing partnerships to help minority boys in conjunction with his “My Brother’s Keeper” program. Obama, who first announced his initiative in February, said Monday they plan to continue to […]

    Meek Mill’s Request for Reduced Jail Time Denied

    *Incarcerated rapper Meek Mill has lost his bid for reduced jail time for violating the terms of his probation. The rapper was sentenced to three-to-six months behind bars earlier this month after he failed to abide by the rules of his parole, linked to his 2009 drug and guns conviction. His lawyers returned to court […]

    Kanye West Talks Music, Style, Kim In GQ Cover Story

    *We would expect nothing less than a candid interview with Kanye West in the pages of GQ’s August 2014 issue, which features the rapper on the cover. Inside, he discusses his public persona, his reputation, his music, his style and his marriage to Kim Kardashian, including rumors about his romance with Kim Kardashian. Here are […]

    Former Lakers Star Michael Cooper Has Tongue Cancer

    *Former Los Angeles Lakers star and current Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. Cooper will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday. The 58-year-old coach is […]