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One couple’s debate over which restroom to use when you have a child of the opposite sex with you is going viral. The mother, whose username is AdaHopper,  says in a thread on parenting site Mumsnetthat her husband takes their 4-year-old daughter to the ladies public toilet as opposed to the men’s. The dad says the […]

After the horrific mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson posted a photo of himself holding up a sign reading “I am a Christian,” which promptly went viral. The shooter, who killed nine people, was reported to have targeted Christians, allegedly asking students to identify their religion before […]

When people with pasts as colorful as the members of N.W.A venture into autobiographical territory, they should be fully prepared for skeletons from their pasts to be exposed and in some instances, rehashed. In an essay published on Gawker, former “Pump It Up” host Dee Barnes shared her reaction to the Straight Outta Compton biopic, […]

Disgraced former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice is opening up about the aftermath surrounding his brutal assault against his then fiancée Janay. The three-time Pro Bowl running back spoke with theBaltimore Sun recently where he confessed when video of his attack on Janay was released to the public, he thought about killing himself.  It was one year ago, Rice […]

Famous producer and composer Quincy Jones finds it a little difficult to get used to the music that is considered pop. Jones, who’s worked with almost every Black music icon since the 1950s, had a lot to say when he was asked how the pop artists of today compare to the ones of his time. […]

*While doing press for “Baggage Claim,” now out on DVD, actor Djimon Hounsou expressed a few strong opinions towards marriage. “The idea of marrying somebody can actually ruin the union”, Djimon told HipHollywood. We wonder if this is what happened between Djimon and Kimora Lee Simmons.   The couple began dating in 2007 and after […]

  Porsha Williams says she’s “happy” to see her ex-husband moving on and dating other women. During a recent visit on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” the newly-divorced “RHOA” star spoke out about Kordell Stewart’s rumored relationship with fellow reality TV star Towanda Braxton. “I think that’s great! I love Towonda,” she shared. “I watch […]

  *Actor Corey Feldman is convinced his late friend, Michael Jackson, was responsible for his own death. The King of Pop died in June 2009 from acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication and Jackson’s personal doctor, Conrad Murray, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in 2011. He was sentenced to four years in prison, but released […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Running Back Trent Richardson is in Indianapolis today — training with his new team — the Colts. And while the Browns front office says it has a plan, the season ticket holders are left holding the bag. Now that the Browns traded away last year’s third overall draft pick, season […]

Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor of The Potter’s House mega-church in Dallas, participated in Thursday’sprogram at the National Association of Black Journalists’ convention in Kissimmee. Afterward, in an exclusive interview with Orlando Sentinel religion and minority affairs reporter Jeff Kunerth, Jakes spoke about race, religion and politics, and where they intersect. Q: What does the […]

Rihanna took to Instagram on Sunday morning, voicing her opinion on the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of the late 17-year-old Florida man Trayvon Martin. The 25-year-old singer spoke out on the matter the morning after Zimmerman was found not guilty. “A child was gunned down for no reason!” Rihanna wrote. “And […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Curiosity drove the interest in the Christopher Dorner manhunt that played out in California, but in the end, for people at the Diner on East 55th, it was some level of fear that a former police officer, a military man, could turn into a cold-blooded killer. “The most frightening part for […]