NEW MUSIC: Nina Revisited (A Tribute To Nina Simone)

Inspired by the Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? to be released on July 10, some of R&B’s biggest stars paid tribute to Nina Simone. The album features Ms. Lauryn Hill, Usher, Mary J. Blige and many more. Ms. Lauryn Hill covers, Feeling Good along with debuting Black Is The Color Of My True Love’s…

Bottled Water Recall!

Niagara Water bottle company which is California based has recalled 14 of its brands Monday after E. coli bacteria was detected in its water supply on Wednesday, June 10. The 11 states affected are Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Vermont, Virginia, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Niagara Bottling said the recall affects…

Delivery By Drone In Minutes? Amazon Says It’s Coming

“Online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy. Using commercial drones to quickly deliver packages is probably years away.” Click here to read more!

Pastor, 8 others, fatally shot at church in Charleston, SC

“An intense manhunt was under way Thursday for a young white man who joined a prayer meeting and then opened fire inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor, in what authorities called a hate crime.” Click here to read the rest!

Black Like Me: Whites Who Passed For Black!

In recent news, Rachel Dolezal, President of the Spokane, Washington NAACP whose parents came forward to reveal she was white. Rachel Dolezal who identifies herself as black is not the first white person to pass for Black! Now this article is not to take away from the fact that what she did may be looked at…

Maryland Listed: Large Gap Between Rental Prices and Worker’s Wages!

This caught my attention because I was speaking about this with some family and friends the past couple of weeks. One thing about different filling out applications and providing your income, they do not take into consideration the net income vs. the gross income. The net income is what you bring home after taxes and…

Spokane’s NAACP President Rachel Dolezal Resigns

In a message posted on the Spokane’s NAACP Facebook page, Rachel Dolezal stated she will be stepping aside amid racial identity dispute. Last week, Rachel Dolezal became the center of controversy when her parents came forward to say she was a white woman who was claiming to be black. Read below! Dear Executive Committee and…

Inflammation Fighting Foods

The word “inflammation” is a word used for some conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis, you feel heat, pain, redness, and swelling. However, in other cases — like heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes — it’s not so obvious. With those conditions, test has to look for the condition. Inflammation is normal but too much of it can lead to pain and disease. Below…

NEW MUSIC: Ky-Mani Marley “Fancy Things”

“Fancy Things”, is the second single from his upcoming album Maestro. Strumming acoustic guitars with an electrifying beat, Ky-Mani speaks about anti-gold digging women. Maestro, out June 30th, is available for pre-order now. Listen to below!

Mothers Do Not Gain Any Benefits From Eating Placenta

Just the thought of doing this makes my stomach hurt. I cannot even imagine eating the placenta or have the desire to do so. However, let’s get into the facts about the research. According to researchers, “Consuming the placenta after birth offers women and their babies no benefit.” If anything, doing this may pose unknown risk…