Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011

In Tyrese’s New Video, Black Women Don’t Make the Cut–Especially with Dark Skin

tyrese gibson, black women, african american women

by Shani K. Collins, Your Black World

After years of pursuing a career in acting, Tyrese Gibson has returned to the music scene and is preparing to release his new album “Open Invitation” later this fall. Gibson, who recently shot the “I Got a Chick” video which features R.Kelly and Tyga, has come under a barrage of criticism from Black women who are not very visible in the video. The majority of the women in the video are not Black, and of those who are, they arevery light in complexion.

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

OK, Your Relationship is Over, So What’s Next?

Towanna freeman, black life coaches, black love, black relationships


Father of Kids Drowned by Mother Is Suing NYC for $40M

jean pierre, lashanda armstrong, black women, black news

By JasmineHughes

A few months ago, there was a sad story of a mother purposefully driving her mini van into the Hudson River, which resulted in the fatal drowning of three of her four kids. The mother killed herself because she was devastated that the father of her children had been cheating on her.  The father of those three kids  now plans to sue the city and county where it happened for $40 million.

Jean Pierre filed a notice of claim against the City of Newburgh and Orange County claiming they are responsible for the “dangerous” boat ramp LaShanda Armstrong drove off in April.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Sheryl Swoopes Comes Out of the Closet, Then Gets Engaged to a Man

sheryl swoopes, black women, black love, black relationships

By JasmineHughes

Six years after three-time WNBA MVP Sheryl Swoopes came out and announced her relationship with then-girlfriend Alisa Scott, she has announced that she’s engaged, to a man. If you’re confused by this, join the club. After the release of this information, she’s been called everything from “no longer” a lesbian to NSGAA (“not so gay after all”).


Sooooo, White Men are the Final Solution? Oh Really?

interracial marriage, black women, black men

by Janks Morton

“If I can convince you to buy into a problem, then you have to purchase my solution.”



Friday, August 5, 2011

College Students Seeking Out Sugar Daddies to Help Them Pay Tuition

By JasmineHughes

In light of the economic downturn, female college students are taking matters into their own hands. Now instead of working in McDonald’s, or shops for $8.00 an hour, many are finding it quicker and easier to seek older men and provide sex in exchange for tuition money.



Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Basketball Wives Uses Spousal Abuse to Promote their New Season

by Ayvaunn Penn, YOUR BLACK WORLD

Jennifer Williams gets water thrown in her face by her soon-to-be ex-husband, Eric Williams, in the preview for episode ten of VH1′s BASKETBALL WIVES. The two are having dinner when Eric gets mad. It is at this point that he dashes a glass of water in her face and walks away.


Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Is Queen Latifah Admitting that She’s Gay?

by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

Rumors have long been flying about Queen Latifah’s sexuality. Now, people are wondering if she is allowing the role she played as a gay reporter in a recent episode of Single Ladies to voice what she has been keeping under wraps for years. Latifah’s character, Sharon Love, admits that when she was in college she slept with her best female friend.

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Fantasia No Longer Hides Her Pregnancy from the Public

It appears that Fantasia has decided to stop hiding her pregnancy from the world.  In a recent concert in Jacksonville, Florida, Fantasia said this to her audience:

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