Hold Up On That Portuguese Water Doggy For The Obamas

Portuguese water dog puppy

Portuguese water dog puppy

Stop the presses! It looks like People Magazine’s interview with Michelle Obama, which suggests that the First Family is looking for a rescued Portuguese water dog that is “old enough” and a “match” for the family dynamic, may not be quite accurate, her press secretary Katie McCormick Lelyveld said. Here’s what the Chicago Tribune is reporting: Continue reading

First All African American Female Flight Crew

It appears that one of the ladies of this very important part of groundbreaking Black history has sent pictures around the Internet so we could be aware of this momentous conclusion to Black History month with their advancement in aviation history.  These ladies are taking care of business in the friendly skies and they serve as a powerful image for our young women to see.  The various office jobs are no longer the only jobs that women hold.  They are everywhere in every facet of the progress of America and the world.  Check them out and give them a round of applause:

Also check out Atlanta’s 11 Alive’s video report with interviews with the ladies here.

California Mayor Passing White House Watermelon Patch Jokes

Dean Grose

Dean Grose

The Mayor of Los Alamitos, Ca.,  in Orange county obviously didn’t get the memo about what has been going on with the racist jokes being circulated regarding the President of the U.S.   The Mayor sent an e-mail to a black woman who is a volunteer and business owner in the community that read “No Easter Egg Hunt this year” and rows of watermelons depicted on the White House lawn.  But, the buck didn’t stop there. Continue reading

Dishin’ Dirt on Whitney Houston, DMX, Derek Luke, Al Reynolds and more…

What’s up y’all?! Here is the dirt…

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston done jumped on the “poor Rihanna” bus. In a recent statement to www.hollyscoop.com Whitney Houston said in a message to Rihanna, “Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Whenever you let your heart rule your head, you are bound to run into trouble.”

Rihanna

Rihanna

Side Bar-Rihanna if you are out there, please know that Whitney knows from whence she speaks, so it is okay to take her advice on the matter. Continue reading

Are White People Being Nice To You?

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It appears that ever since Barack Obama was elected President, black folks everywhere are sprouting up with complaints that they see happy white people.  All of a sudden, they are speaking, they want to shake your hand, they want to invite a black person over for dinner.  Well, maybe I’m going too far with that one, but it isn’t as though African Americans welcome their enthusiasm.  No!  It’s actually having the exact opposite effect…it’s freaking them out. Continue reading

Woman Gets Herpes Wins $7 Million Lawsuit

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This is one for the books. I’m wondering if anyone else out there has sought damages for their “condition” and received it.  But, what’s the use trying to beat that dead horse when he or she doesn’t have any money in the first place.  Well, when you’ve been “infected” by a big money maker it appears that the course of action is to sue.

The 77-year old owner of Redmond Products Inc., that made the Continue reading

Dishin’ Dirt on Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Tiec Tocc, Morgan Freeman, Chilli and more…

What’s up y’all?! Here is the dirt…

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Chris Brown done registered for an anger management course following the alleged brutal beating he gave his ex-girlfriend Rihanna. However there is speculation that his entering anger management is more about his image rather than to get his bad temper under control. According to an anonymous source, Chris is trying to get a few classes in before his March 5 court date where Rihanna is going to testify. Continue reading

Stevie Wonder Officially A National Treasure

President Obama with Stevie Wonder

President Obama is “the man” on so many different levels, but there is one new reason that puts him over the top.  Stevie Wonder was honored by Library of Congress and President Obama with the highest ranking  American music honor, the Gershwin award.

Stevie Wonder has long been a national treasure for the black community because his music Continue reading