World AIDS Day began in 1988 and is observed on December 1 of each year so that folks around the globe can unite in their support of the those living with the HIV virus, as well as remembering those who lost their battle with full blown AIDS. Research is underway to stall the spread of the deadly virus but with […]

Though many of us overlook breast cancer because it may not be a disease we've personally struggled with, chances are we all know someone who has.

UPDATE: The Ladies of Elegance presented me with a check in the amount of $7,389.32 in the fight against breast. The check was then presented to the American Cancer Cancer Society for the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk” at the 5th annual “Cancer Survivor’s Day Gala” on Saturday. Thank you to all supporters at the gala an additional $418 was […]

  Taraji Penda Henson is an actress and singer hailing from Washington, D.C.  She graduated from Howard University with a Theater Arts degree. Henson is best known for her role as Yvette in Baby Boy (2001), Shug in Hustle and Flow (2005), and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), where she was […]

Male model Gabriel Aubry is seeking thousands of dollars from his ex-girlfriend Halle Berry to pay for an expensive new home, clothes for their daughter and other expenses, according to a new report. Aubry, who dated Halle from 2005 to 2010, filed legal documents asking a judge to her to pay $15,000 to $20,000 a […]

President Barack Obama brought together Jay-Z and several other prominent hip-hop artists together for his election three years ago. Now Jay-Z has announced he will be there once again – front and center. In a recent interview, Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter said, “It was very inspirational. And it made everyone feel like that whole American Dream, […]

So, a man sued his ex-girlfriend for fraud and emotional distress after she secured a court order demanding he pay child support for their two year-old daughter. The reason? This woman saved his semen after performing oral sex and secretly impregnated herself. Although this case is six years old and garnered some media attention at […]

Despite his fears, rapper Bow Wow has found overwhelming support after admitting he is the father of a baby girl. Now the young dad is talking with record/fashion mogul Russell Simmons about his decision to take the honest road, and detailing which other famous name reached out to show support. Shocked to hear the big […]

Terrell Owens has made tens of millions of dollars in his NFL career, but he currently stands accused of withholding money that he owes for the care of one of his children. The Associated Press reports that the mother of one of Owens’ children says he has refused to pay the full $5,000 a month […]

In the age of instant information it is imperative that we explain disasters to our children. They need to understand that the world in their own time. Here are a few steps to help you explain natural disasters to your child. 1-Take into account your child’s age and developmental stage. While a toddler may only […]