VIA: www.elev8.com 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 […]

Last week I received this tweet from @epiphanygirl: Go to www.ellingtonnotes.com dig deep n ur pockets and show these young people love. RT this a 100 x’s. #dukeellingtonschoolofthearts thanku As the curious person I am, I went to the site and found that Radio One (parent company for Praise 100.9) was supporting this project in […]

VIA: www.essence.com We have all heard that African Americans are prone to diabetes, and as First Lady Michelle Obama leads a national movement to fight childhood obesity, New York registered dietitian Constance Brown-Riggs has made it her mission for 25 years to address diabetes in the Black community. She tells ESSENCE.COM about some of the […]

VIA Elev8 The greats of the gospel music world came out in full force for the 25th Annual Stellar Music Awards, which aired Sunday on the Gospel Music Channel. Here at Elev8 we were privileged to get our hands on a few photos that give a sneak peek at the Red Carpet and behind the […]

An 8.8 earthquake, 100 times more powerful than the one that devastated Haiti, struck Chile early Saturday morning, leveling buildings and bridges and killing at least 708 people. Along with trying to rescue survivors, Chilean officials sent in more than 10,000 troops to control looting. A curfew is also in place. Eye Witness Video Account […]

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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:  SmokeyRobinson.Com The dictionary defines the popular term “comfort food” as “food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.” It has been known to have a buffering effect as it soothes the soul and spurs memories of more “comforting” times. If that concept holds up in the kitchen, then it […]

VIA:  SmokeyRobinson.Com The dictionary defines the popular term “comfort food” as “food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.” It…

VIA:  SmokeyRobinson.Com The dictionary defines the popular term “comfort food” as “food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.” It has been known to have a buffering effect as it soothes the soul and spurs memories of more “comforting” times. If that concept holds up in the kitchen, then it […]