A special NewsOne/Elev8 report: Bishop Eddie Long may have just brought the end to his Atlanta mega-congregation, the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. A source within New Birth says that the consequences of the Long sex scandal have amounted to a veritable “three strikes” against him. Strike One — Church elders are abandoning Long– The […]

As the writer for the blog, Hue Knew It, I’m fortunate to be one of the first on the scene at many beauty product launches. As readers of HB and hopefully HKI, you get to know what’s new and what’s happening just before or as these products hit the market. And if you’re so inclined, you might even share your newfound […]

Jourdan Dunn shows us off how to pull off peasant skirts and tops in the March 2011 issue of Vogue UK. The “Ocean Colour Scene” spread features Jourdan (and fellow model Karmen Redaru) in pieces from Jil Sander, Yves Saint Laurent and Marc Jacobs. “It’s a wondrous view: big, bold, spicy hues on cottons and […]

One of the most astounding voices in African-American literature, Maya Angelou is heralded for her literary prowess and activism. Working alongside Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., Angelou was a profound figure in the Civil Rights Movement, and was the first Black woman to have a screenplay produced. The Grammy Award-winning poet is an […]

VIA Radio One Cincinnati and Radio One Atlanta Months after news broke out about the revered pastor and Bishop of Atlanta’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, attorneys involved in the case say a settlement is in the works. An attorney involved in the sexual misconduct lawsuits against New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Bishop Eddie […]

“And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him and let it drop (leave it, let it go), in order that your Father Who is in heaven may also forgive you…” Mark 11:25 AMP Being able to forgive is not an easy thing to do. I believe God intentionally programmed it […]

VIA: Elev8.com This Memorial Day it should be all about reflecting and relaxing. That means you shouldn’t spend all your time in the kitchen. Here’s a healthy and quick recipe to try over the holiday from the kitchen of Kai Chase. Servings: 1 Difficulty: Easy Cook Time: 1-30 min Ingredients For the salad: 2 pounds […]

Not going anywhere this Memorial Day weekend?? Don’t worry, we have a handy guide from allyou.com on how to make your vacation at home feel like you’ve traveled far and rejuvinated yourself completely. Do schedule something special every day, even if it’s just a trip to the new coffee shop in town. Other ideas: a […]

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have given the utmost for their country. For many, it is also a time that marks the beginning of summer outdoor activities like picnics and BBQ’s. Get ready to warm up the coals, pull out the cooler, and create a spread of summer salads and […]

VIA Elev8 Jermaine Jackson and La Toya Jackson are both writing books this summer. Both siblings have been quite busy the last few months. La Toya just finished “Celebrity Apprentice” and Jermaine just finished touring. They want to be able to set the record straight. Read the full story here.

After 25 years, Oprah Winfrey is ending her show. Stars like Madonna, Beyonce, Tom Hanks, Usher and Tom Cruz come out to say farewell. MTV.com reported on Tuesday, Oprah taped two of her final three episodes of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in front of 20,000 fans at Chicago’s United Center. Celebrities including Madonna, Tom Cruise […]