03Jun/11

Dove Body Wash Will Turn Brown Women White!

So, several bloggers around the web have been commenting on this Dove VisibleCare body wash advertisement, saying it appears to them to be (unintentionally) racist. *Blink* Um. I don’t think I’m gonna

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02Jun/11

Scott Heron’s Music ‘Reflected Black Anger’ (WTH ?!) I Can’t…

On Friday, May 27th, 2011, Gil Scott-Heron died, and it was up to the rest of us left here on Earth to decide whether that mattered much. Within hours, the Internet began buzzing about

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02Jun/11

Lauren London Exclusive Interview: ‘Under My Skin” (Part 2)

After we got most of the serious topics out of the way last week in part one of this interview, the beautiful actress and model Lauren London responded candidly to my barrage

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27May/11

‘Under My Skin’ Exclusive Interview w/ Lauren London (Pt.1)

From the moment she hit the big screen starring opposite T.I. in the film ATL, Lauren London forever silenced those critics who said her early roles in music videos were anything less

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17May/11

Did I Tell You the One About the Mexican…

A few years ago I attended a Power of Oneness Awards ceremony where actor Edward James Olmos was honored for his work to bring about the unity of the human family. In his

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09Apr/11

The Darker the Berry…The More Invisible?

Los Angeles Times Magazine celebrated the “50 Most Beautiful Women in Film” in their February, 2011 edition. Someone at the magazine was given the task of deciding what beautiful looks like and

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30Dec/10

Sofia Vergara’s Heart is Bigger Than Her…Well, Everything Else

One big drawback to being as friggin’ drop dead ridiculously gorgeous and sexy as Sofia Vergara–It’s pretty impossible for people to see (or bother looking for) your spiritual assets when your physical

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27Dec/10

Teena Marie’s Last Words Were Wishes

It is beyond tragic that Teena Marie, who at age 54 had so much more living to do, died in her sleep on Christmas night–the very same night her only child, Alia

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26Dec/10

Tyler Perry’s Extreme Makeover…Burned Home Edition

So, I realize Tyler Perry is an entertainment mega-mogul who owns his own friggin’ film studio, but it is still pretty difficult to think of him and not get a visual of

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23Dec/10

Rainn, Rainn, Goes Away…

Forgive me for the drippy headline pun, but it has rained so much in Southern California this week, some of us damn near needed a rowboat to get our holiday shopping done.

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22Dec/10

Could Beating Up on Chris Brown Hurt Our Daughters?

Yesterday Chris Brown tweeted a picture of the diploma he received after completing a 52-week domestic violence class. A popular website on Newsweek’s list of “Most Influential Bloggers” posted, “How embarrassing it

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21Dec/10

Four-year-old criminal caught in the act of stealing…

…stealing the show, that is. 😉 MJ lives on…

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18Dec/10

Sleepovers to Resume at Neverland Ranch…

When a dozen cars filled with police investigators pulled up at the gates of Michael Jackson’s  Neverland Ranch seven years ago, it’s as if they brought along some kind of Dr. Evil-inspired

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16Dec/10

Eva Longoria’s “Desperate” Daughter Faces Deportation to Mexico

If you’re an avid Desperate Housewives watcher, you know that Eva Longoria’s character,  Gabrielle Solis, is currently tangled in a heart-wrenching storyline involving a past hospital baby switch.  Gabby’s daughter Juanita is

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14Dec/10

Prince William will be able to say the word “Mummy” again soon

“Being a princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.” -Diana, Princess of Wales If you’re like me, that whole Disney-style princess thing is one huge turnoff. I mean really, what self-respecting mother

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13Dec/10

Nicole Richie Designs a New Life

I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for any story that at it’s heart is about transformation. I think that’s why I love HGTV so much–you know–the creativity and elbow

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12Dec/10

Give Oprah a Friggin’ Break

Let’s suppose for a moment that we all agree on the following premise: The purpose of life is to Love and be of service to others Develop one’s own emotional, intellectual, creative

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27Jul/05

Up Close and Personal with Michael Clark Duncan: He’s Ready for Romance (ARCHIVE)

Anyone who doubts the power of Hollywood to create bigger than life images that have little basis in reality should take note of actor Michael Clarke Duncan’s film career. On the big

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04May/05

One on One with Don Cheadle: ‘We’re Getting Played’ (ARCHIVE)

Whatever we do, we should know that one day we will all face that man called ‘history’ and that day we should have a word to tell him. “–Paul Rusesabagina Imagine you

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22Mar/05

One on One with Jamie Foxx: He’s Swinging at All the Right Pitches (ARCHIVE)

I picture Jamie Foxx’s soul thirty-eight years ago floating around in the spirit world preparing for his ordained time here on Earth. An angel is pointing out the lines souls can wait

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