The United States and Cuba will take a step further towards rekindling their relationship. The two nations plan on announcing the reopening of their embassies…

United States forces have killed a senior Islamic State commander and captured his wife during a raid in Syria. NY Daily News reports: Defense Secretary…

The US men’s national team defeated Mexico 2-0 on April 15, leaving major room for bragging rights. Most people can still see Tim Howard’s heroic effort…

The Music

This Los Angeles-based R&B and electro pop singer/songwriter, Kelela, is attracting a strong fan-base with her debut mixtape “Cut 4 Me” that features singles like “Enemy” and “Bank Head.” Her mixtape was listed on Global Grind’s “The 13 Best Mixtape/EPs of 2013” list and is creating much buzz in the industry. She has already made […]


Medical progress saves lives, but sometimes scientists let the hope of a breakthrough get in the way of ethics. Recently, the United States government issued a formal apology to Guatemala for experiments done there in the 1940s that involved infecting prisoners and mental patients with syphilis. The Guatemala project is just one of many terrible […]


These deals are available for active military personnel in uniform or with valid military ID, or veterans/retirees with appropriate Veteran’s forms, and military dependents. FOOD Applebee’s – Free Signature Thank You Meal Bar Louie – Free Meal Up to $12 value  (November 10 and November 11) California Pizza Kitchen – Any pizza on the menu […]

Gedenk, the non for profit organization formed by Grammy award-winning musician and humanitarian Miri Ben-Ari, has teamed up with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to create the Gedenk Award for Tolerance. Five winners will be selected to receive a medal along with a cash award of $1,000 for their writing or their original work of […]

Senate leaders announced today that they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown in time to avoid a possible U.S. default.  Details on…

Is this Wale’s girlfriend? Wale may be off the market! Pictures of Wale getting kissy-face with a young lady by the name of Chloé Alexis Jourdan has hit the net. Supposedly, the two have been dating for the past 2 years. She is from Seattle, according to Bossip. Wale “That Way”  Don’t remember how I met […]


As people are waking and finding out that the United States Congress has allowed the Federal Government to be shut down, many are wondering how that effects them or if they should even care about it at all. Well the great people over at USA Today put together a graphic that shows just how people […]

Another addition to the Simmons (and Wayans) family is coming! Vanessa Simmons has announced that she is pregnant with a baby girl! Vanessa, who’s daughter to Rev Run and niece to Russell Simmons, is about 5 months along, according to GlobalGrind. The father is reportedly her  boyfriend Mike Wayans, son of Damon Wayans, so this […]