From Hey y’all, last Fri afternoon as Black History Month drew to a close, Barack Obama signed an executive order intended to strengthen the…

VIA: Everyday thousands of ordinary people like you and me become victim to identity theft. Identity theft is when a criminal takes someone’s personal information (social security number, birth date, bank account number, credit card   number etc.) for their personal gain. The scary thing about this type of crime is that it can happen […]

When it was time to record his next Verity album, Marvin Sapp decided not to tamper with the live formula he used on his 2007 best seller, “Thirsty.” So on Oct. 16 last year, he returned to the same site-Resurrection Life Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.-with the same talent-including writer/producer Aaron Lindsey and backing vocals […]

Saturday’s quake was 700 to 800 times stronger, but at a greater depth — 21.7 miles — compared to the shallow 8.1-mile depth of the Haiti quake, which contributed to much of the damage there. Coastal Chile has a history of deadly earthquakes, with 13 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or higher since 1973, the U.S. […]

Can you rel8 to this? “It’s the most basic element on the planet. It gives life to everything and it’s seemingly plentiful. But more than a billion people can’t get clean water for cooking, cleaning and bathing. 2.6 billion people don’t have access to adequate sanitation and 2 million children die every year from diseases […]

VIA: PSAs debut at Howard University and Colleges and Universities Nationwide as part of First Annual HBCU National Mental Health Awareness Day Washington, D.C., February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), working in collaboration with the Ad Council and the Stay Strong Foundation, announced today the launch […]

VIA: Where do I begin?  As a producer, I must say the show is very well put together.  The central character, Pep of the rap group Salt-n-Pepa has three other friends with whom she shares her dating life as they share theirs.  There’s newly divorced Joumana Kidd who used to be married to NBA […]

Maurette Brown Clark visits the studio and discusses “overnight success” in the gospel music industry with Melanie  

VIA: Good Morning America There are a number of factors that can contribute to low self-esteem in children, including height, as Dr. Richard Besser reported today on “Good Morning America.” Good self-esteem is an important factor in raising healthy children. Children who have good self-esteem are more likely to act independently, handle both positive and […]

VIA ELEV8 Although they are more likely to describe themselves as more liberal the Hip Hop and Millennial generation believe almost as strongly if not more in the basic tenets of morality. A recent study conducted by the Marist College for Public Opinion in January before the Haitian Earthquake discovered the following interesting things. The […]

VIA: Good Morning America The end could be drawing near for GlaxoSmithKline’s multi-billion dollar diabetes drug Avandia, if two U.S. Food and Drug Administration reviewers are successful in their bid to have the drug pulled from the market because of its link to heart problems. The recommendations were released as part of a report from […]

VIA CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have edged Jenny Sanford in popularity among South Carolinians, according to a new Winthrop University Poll. Both women came out far ahead of the state’s two U.S. senators – and even further ahead of Congress. The poll, released today, showed 58 percent of South Carolinians have a […]