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Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe mocked the U.S. on the Supreme Court recently upholding gay marriage and offered to propose to President Obama. SMH. Mugabe said, “Since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance, thus if it becomes necessary I shall travel to Washington DC, get […]

by · July 5, 2015 · African News
Lil Wayne Wins with "Free Weezy Album" #FWA Streaming on Tidal (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Lil Wayne Wins with “Free Weezy Album” #FWA Streaming on Tidal

Rapper Lil Wayne is winning big with his “Free Weezy Album” #FWA, which received three million streams in less than 24 hours on Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming service. The album is getting rave reviews on social media. “FWA” dropped exclusively on Tidal at midnight on Saturday, with the rapper tweeting the news to his 23 […]

by · July 5, 2015 · Entertainment, Today's Headlines
"Ugly Betty" Star Vanessa Williams Ties Knot with Jim Skrip on July Fourth (Photo Credit: Instagram)

“Ugly Betty” Star Vanessa Williams Ties Knot with Jim Skrip on July Fourth

“Ugly Betty” star Vanessa Williams tied the knot with her boyfriend of three years, Jim Skrip, in front of family and friends in Buffalo, New York, on July Fourth. Williams, former beauty queen turned singer and actress, met Skrip while on vacation in Egypt in 2012. She told Madame Noire: “I […]

by · July 5, 2015 · Entertainment
Pota Coston, Fayette County's First Ever Black Commissioner, Dies from Cancer (Photo Credit: Pota Coston)

Pota Coston, Fayette County’s First Ever Black Commissioner, Dies from Cancer

Pota Coston, the first-ever black commissioner for Fayette County, Ga., lost her battle to breast cancer on Friday. She was 57. Coston was diagnosed in January, the same month she was sworn in as commissioner for Fayette County’s District 5. She was moved to hospice care on Tuesday after being […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Black News
Bishop T.D. Jakes on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling:  "We Shouldn't Lose Our Minds" (Photo Credit: Instagram via @BishopJakes)

Bishop T.D. Jakes on SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling: “We Shouldn’t Lose Our Minds”

Bishop T. D. Jakes weighed in on SCOTUS upholding gay marriage saying, “We shouldn’t lose our minds over the world being the world.” Christian Post:  “I’m not really as concerned about this as a lot of people are,” said Jakes during service on Sunday, according to a video excerpt of […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Religious News
DISGRACEFUL:  Jamaica's Public Hospitals are Death Traps for the Poor [Pictured: Cornwall Regional Hospital] (Photo Credit: Facebook)

DISGRACEFUL: Jamaica’s Public Hospitals are Death Traps for the Poor

(OPINION) — The schism between the rich and the poor in Jamaica is fast becoming comparable to Haiti. It’s a sad commentary that the public health system is broken beyond words. I had always heard about the deplorable conditions at hospitals such as Cornwall Regional Hospital, but experienced it firsthand […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Caribbean News
Rick Perry Blasts GOP as Lacking "Moral Legitimacy" on Black Americans (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

Rick Perry Blasts GOP as Lacking “Moral Legitimacy” on Black Americans

Rick Perry blasted Republicans, during a speech at the National Press Club, as lacking “moral legitimacy” on black Americans. He said, “But when we gave up trying to win the support of African Americans we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln, the party of equal opportunity for all.” In other […]

by · July 3, 2015 · Black News, Elections
Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar (Photo Credit:  Savanna-la-Mar Courthouse, Police Station/Wikipedia)

Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar

SHOCK:  A father and son were killed in a double homicide in Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica. The body of Trevor Wynter, 62, who was a supporter of Westmoreland’s Reno Football Club, was found riddled with bullets in his bed. Wynter’s son, Jahboukie Wynter, 19, was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds a […]

by · July 2, 2015 · Caribbean News
Nicholas Thompson Arrested Over Confederate Flag Brawl at SC Statehouse (Photo Credit: CBS Atlanta Video Screengrab)

Nicholas Thompson Arrested Over Confederate Flag Brawl at SC Statehouse

Nicholas Thompson was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after a brawl erupted on Monday outside the South Carolina Statehouse between supporters and protesters of the Confederate flag. CBS Atlanta reports the brawl started about 7:15 p.m. after “a dozen vehicles with Confederate flag supporters pulled up in front of […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Race in America
Aruban Mitch Henriquez Dies After Brutal Beating by Dutch Police Following Arrest

Aruban Mitch Henriquez Dies After Brutal Beating by Dutch Police Following Arrest

Protests turned violent in The Hague as about 200 demonstrated over the police custody death of Aruba resident Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was arrested at a music festival. Dutch prosecutors have launched an inquiry into Henriquez’s death. Videos show him being pinned to the ground by five white Dutch police […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Caribbean News