Girl Get Your Money Straight has been a favorite for years. Financial expert and bestselling author Glinda Bridgforth tells readers how to get their credit straight once and for all. If you’re drowning in a sea of debt, then it’s time to get your fin ...
Posted Wednesday, October 14th 2009 at 4:08PM
“Permission Slips is for every woman trying to take care of everyone around her - and nonetheless dropping the ball someplace. It's about making mistakes, and moving on. Sometimes it's about making the same mistake fifteen times in a row, but always ...
Posted Wednesday, October 14th 2009 at 4:06PM
The 10th Annual State of the Black Union, hosted by Tavis Smiley, convened in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 28th, again bringing many of the best and brightest African-American thinkers together to air their concerns for the community during an a ...
Posted Wednesday, March 4th 2009 at 12:02PM
Born in Newark, New Jersey on April 9, 1979, Keshia Knight Pulliam entered showbiz at an early age, making TV commercials as a toddler and already landing a recurring role on Sesame Street by the age of 3. But it was on The Cosby Show that she wormed ...
Posted Wednesday, March 4th 2009 at 11:37AM
During the run-up to the 2008 presidential election, while I was still the resident political commentator on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, I caused quite a stir among the listeners, who are largely African-American, by insisting that we hold then Sena ...
Posted Wednesday, February 25th 2009 at 3:55AM
On February 18, 2009, President Obama activated a $787 billion economic-stimulus package to help struggling Americans - one of the biggest economic-rescue efforts in U.S. history. He also established the White House Office of Urban Affairs "to bring ...
Posted Monday, February 23rd 2009 at 11:22AM
Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. was born in Piedmont, West Virginia on September 16, 1950 to Henry, Sr. and Pauline Coleman. Today, he is a world-renowned scholar and educator and the Alphonse Fletcher Professor at Harvard University.
In his capacit ...
Posted Monday, February 23rd 2009 at 12:26AM
Tyler Perry is a master at making modern morality plays which address an array of concerns of the African-American community. What makes his films feel so authentic is that his characters invariably reflect black culture in a manner which is instantl ...
Posted Friday, February 20th 2009 at 3:42PM
TBS Thursday ordered 70 additional episodes of the Tyler Perry-produced comedy series Meet The Browns.
The series, a spinoff of Perry's popular House Of Payne, averaged 3.4 million viewers through the first eight installments of its initial 10-epi ...
Posted Friday, February 6th 2009 at 4:20AM
In his quest to conquer every single entertainment medium, Tyler Perry is set to bring a sitcom based on his movie Meet the Browns to TV.
Perry is already the chief creative force behind TBS’ Tyler Perry's House of Payne, cable TV’s highest-rated ...
Posted Thursday, August 28th 2008 at 3:53PM
We all know the story about Jeremiah Wright - Barack Obama's preacher in Chicago who made headline news for being "Anti-American". Obama eventually had to publicly denounce him because of his remarks.
Do you think he hurt Obama's campaign? Or was ...
Posted Monday, July 7th 2008 at 12:21AM
Maybe it's just a rumor, but I've heard that the memberships to many Black churches are decreasing. Many say that Black churches are not looking after families and communities like they use to.
Others say pastors and bishops have gotten greedy, a ...
Posted Monday, July 7th 2008 at 12:13AM
I liked "Meet The Browns", but it wasn't my favorite Tyler Perry movie by far. I thought the story was too predictable, and too shallow. However, I did appreciate the movie and it's positive message.
My favorite movie, however, is "Why Did I Get M ...
Posted Monday, July 7th 2008 at 12:04AM
I recently was on YouTube looking at video cilps of Tyler Perry and Madea. I couldn't help but notice that tons of white people had posted offensive comments, saying that his movies were corny and silly.
One person said: "Any man who enjoys Tyler ...
Posted Sunday, July 6th 2008 at 11:09PM
Old footage from a Tyler Perry play where actor LaVan Davis is saying a comical prayer. Davis now plays Curtis Payne on Tyler Perry's television show on TBS - "Meet The Paynes". ...
Posted Sunday, July 6th 2008 at 9:57PM
A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.
But when she’s laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter arrive ...
Posted Sunday, July 6th 2008 at 9:12PM
Here's the first poster from 'Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys'. Usually the first poster that he puts out for all his films are never that impressive, but since this is his first film involving Whites, this poster is quite indicative.
Posted Sunday, July 6th 2008 at 9:02PM
With the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center's seminar hall already full, the 14th Essence Music Festival kicked off with an appearance from New Orleans native and entertainment mogul Tyler Perry, who received a key to the city from New Orleans mayor ...
Posted Sunday, July 6th 2008 at 8:58PM
TBS, television's #1 comedy network, has partnered with Def Jam Recordings and Grammy-nominated singer Chrisette Michele for a promotional campaign designed to tout new episodes of the highly rated sitcom Tyler Perry's HOUSE OF PAYNE. As the centerpi ...
Posted Saturday, June 7th 2008 at 11:47PM
In 2005, Tyler Perry took the nation by storm when the movie he wrote, produced, and starred in, DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN, opened #1 at the box office. In its first week on sale, the DVD sold nearly 2.5 million copies.
Since making his film debu ...
Posted Saturday, June 7th 2008 at 11:30PM