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    Marissa Alexander Still Facing 60 Years in Prison; New Stand Your Ground Hearing Denied
    *Unfortunately, there’s bad news for Marissa Alexander. A Florida judge has denied Marissa Alexander a new self-defense hearing, finding that the recent addition of a…
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    Another One?! Missing Flight, Air Algierie With 110 Aboard, Crashes En Route to Algiers
    An Algerian airliner that took off from from Burkina Faso to Algeria disappeared from radar early Thursday, the official Algerian news agency said. An unnamed…
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    Father Beats Daughter, 2, to Death Because He Wanted Her to be Gay
    A demented dad in Flint, Mich., appeared to smirk after being sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for brutally beating his 2-year-old daughter because he wanted her…
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    Georgia Man Hits Infant Like a Man, Killing Toddler
    Police accuse a suburban Atlanta man striking an infant baby boy twice in the face “very hard,” and shaking the toddler very hard, killing the baby.…


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    Susan Sherer resigns as CEO of THAW
    Susan Sherer, Chief Executive Officer of The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW), has announced her resignation from the low income energy assistance organization, effective September…
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    Forbes Business Writer Says Value of Slavery Reparations is Nothing
    Not only does America continue to vastly undervalue what the institution of slavery provided in enriching and empowering a nation, Forbes magazine calculates the reparations owed…


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    Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper Has Cancer
    In a span of 48 hours, Atlanta Dream head coach Michael Cooper has experienced the entire spectrum of human emotions. Just days after coaching the Eastern…
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    Tony Dungy Said He Wouldn’t Have Drafted Michael Sam Because He’s Gay
    In a shocking statement that took a lot of people aback, former Super Bowl winning coach Tony Dungy revealed that he would declined to draft Michael…


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    Nicki Minaj Disses Iggy Azalea Again?
    Most music observers of the BET Awards 2014 believed that Nicki Minaj threw some major shade at new coming rap superstar Iggy Azalea when Onika said…
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    Joseline Hernandez Goes Off About Stevie J and Benzino on Instagram
       According to Vlad TV, Joseline Hernandez of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta has been receiving a lot of backlash lately for her alleged role…


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    Obamas to Buy Luxury Home Near Palm Springs
    A real estate agent who refused to be identified told the Los Angeles Times that the Obamas plan to buy a luxury home in the…
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    Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits
    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” on the issue and…


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    Kandi Burruss, Rasheeda, Toya, Tameka Raymond, others at ‘Lucy’ Movie Screening
    Kandi Burruss brought a lot of her celebrity friends with her as she hosted the exclusive advanced screening of the highly-anticipated Lucy movie premiere at the…
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    Porsha Stewart Williams of ‘Real Housewives’ shows off her new man
    Porsha (Stewart) Williams has a new show plot line that might save her gig on the “Real Housewives of Atlanta”: a new man. The former…


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    Church Circuit
    Fellowship     JULY 26—Second Baptist Church, 108 W. 12th Ave., Homestead, will host a Women Connected Through Christ Fellowship at 11 a.m. The discussion topic…
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    Marissa Alexander Denied New Stand Your Ground Hearing
    On Friday, Circuit Judge James H. Daniel denied Marissa Alexander’s request for a new Stand Your Ground hearing to seek immunity from prosecution under the law for…


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    Donnie McClurkin Speaks on Yolanda Adams Gospel Tribute at Essence
    Donnie McClurkin’s appreciation for Yolanda Adams goes back a long way. So it’s only fitting that the gospel entertainer be among those honoring his fellow…
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    Kierra Sheard on How She’s Honoring Yolanda Adams
    The Essence Music Festival is around the corner and young gospel star Kierra Sheard will be honoring Yolanda Adams in a big way. She talks to…


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    When ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ … It’s His Fault
    Clichés abound when it comes to the subject of relationships and dating, and the overwhelming majority of those agonizing statements being directed at the female…


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    Lifestyles Report: You know it’s summer when……
    You can be sure it’s summer when you hear the distinguishable sound of flip flops everywhere you go. Believe it or not some people wear…
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    Chicago archdiocese wants to help child immigrants
    CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George said the Archdiocese of Chicago wants to help care for the tens of thousands of immigrant children gathering at…
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    Men Can Get Healthier With 10 Little Words
    Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…


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    The Courts Can Outlaw Racist Policies, But They Can’t Eliminate Racism [OPINION]
    Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, education inequalities still exist. What did we really achieve through integration and how do we…
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    White Supremacist Fueling Hate Crimes Worldwide
    In an ideal world, people would be treated equally and without regard to skin color.  In our current world, however, people continue to be treated…