Month: June 2016

Pray for Orlando! Fifty Dead in Terror Attack

Pray for OrlandoThe Orlando mass shooting is a sobering reminder that vigilance is key in the fight against terrorism.  So many acquaintances of the shooter, Omar Mateen (29) including his father and ex-wife were well-aware of his propensity for hate and violence only to now speak out a little too late.  (more…)

Mother, son defy odds and graduate together with PhD’s

When I read the story of a mother and son graduating with PhD’s together, it brought me to tears!  What a true testament that it doesn’t matter where you start but finish.  This duo defied tremendous odds and overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to celebrate this proud day.  Congratulations to Dr. Vickie McBride and her son, Dr. Maurice McBride on their amazing journey.    (more…)

Diddy’s Son Justin Combs Graduates UCLA

Justin CombsCongratulations to Justin Combs who completed his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UCLA on yesterday.  He received a full scholarship from the university and despite his privileged background is known to be a good student with great work ethic. (more…)

The Rap Game’s Lil Poopy’s Father Luis Rivera Arrested on Drug Charges

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Luis Rivera aka Fat Louie

If you watched the first season of Jermaine Dupri’s, “The Rap Game” you may recall twelve-year-old rapper Lil Poopy’s uncle constant reference to a poor family back home in Boston that he needed to save.  Poppy always seemed unfazed by the comments and we now know why.  That couldn’t have been further from the truth as his father, Luis Rivera aka Fat Louie was arrested along with a dozen others during a federal gang and drug raid that took place on Thursday.   (more…)

Jussie Smollett to Play Langston Hughes in Upcoming Marshall Film

Jussie SmollettFor “Empire” star, Jussie Smollett, life is but a dream as the super-talented actor/singer is set to play his idol, Sir Langston Hughes in the upcoming film, Marshall.  The film portrays the life of the first African-American Supreme Court Judge, Thurgood Marshall. (more…)

Robin Roberts Goes In-dept With Bobby Brown

Bobby BrownBobby Brown got candid with Robin Roberts before the release of his new book, “Every Little Step,” where he reveals for the first time the full story of his life; in particular with ex-wife, Whitney Houston.   (more…)