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via TheChristianPost/Brandon Showalter: Actress Letitia Wright, did call out secular media outlets who refuse to report her remarks giving God glory for her accomplishments. In a post on Twitter last week, Wright said it was “super cute when journalists/interviewers for magazines leave out the massive part where I give God the glory for the success/ achievements in […]

“The Real” co-host has had enough of the blogs dogging her future husband. As a celebrity, whether you like it or not, your personal life is always up for scrutiny—especially if you have publicized your relationship. It seems like Adrienne Bailon is learning that lesson the hard way, because after basking in her recent engagement […]

We are 49 days away from the Republican National Convention, but the international eye will be on Cleveland starting this week. That’s because Game 1 of the NBA Finals will be Thursday. We don’t yet know where Game 1 will be held, but the stage is already being set for the Finals in Cleveland. The […]

It appears Bobby Brown is having problems controlling certain family members from blabbing to the press about Bobbi Kristina Brown, so he’s asking the press to refrain talking to them. The reality of relatives speaking to reporters without Brown’s permission about his comatose daughter’s condition is borne out in conflicting reports about her current status and future. […]

The recent death of a newsman drew some unlikely praise from those who admired him. And it wasn’t just for his skills as a writer and reporter. McCandlish Phillips was also a religious man who left The New York Times at the top of his game to become an evangelist. In his obituary, the Times said that Phillips […]

James Goldston, senior vp content and development, ABC News, posed alongside Good Morning America co-hosts Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos. (Photo Credit: The Hollywood Reporter)The Hollywood Reporter has released its third annual list of the “35 Most Powerful People in Media,” focusing on movers and shakers, and dominant mainstream media forces. Among them is Christian […]

In a lengthy post on her Facebook account, actress Jada Pinkett Smith asks if the unbridled amount of criticism and ridicule faced by today’s young stars is really just cyberbullying at the hands of the media. “This last week, I had to really evaluate the communication in regard to our young artists in the media. I […]

  First Lady Michelle Obama is an educated, astute, articulate, empowered Christian woman. But today, her name continues to make its rounds online because of her…wait for it…bangs. Seriously? In my humble opinion, making much ado about nothing keeps us focused on trivialities. As women, we can be far too image-conscious anyway, consistently trying to […]

It seems like a troubling trend: Racists targeting black women in the media. The recent hate-filled note written to Jemele Hill began this way: “Hell, I don’t like women broadcasters to begin with, yet alone bitch jungle bunnies …this “spear chucker needs to go away.” “Get her outa here before she back-slides into some ebonics […]

Terry Glover, the managing editor at EBONY Magazine passed away on December 24, 2012. Glover had been working at EBONY since 2006, when she became the senior editor for Ebony. com. She became managing editor in 2009. Linda Johnson Rice, Chairman of the Johnson Publishing Company and the daughter of EBONY founder Eunice W. Johnson, released a statement that reads: “Terry […]

When Cathy Hughes got pregnant at age 16, her friends said her life was over. Her mother kicked her out of the house. Hughes said she “was in shock.” But pregnancy “was the beginning,” Hughes said. The birth of her son, Alfred Liggins, as “an impetus to achieve,” Hughes told The Huffington Post. “It was […]

For some African-Americans who tuned in to the Republican National Convention on television, one surprise might have been gospel singer Bebe Winans. The popular gospel singer performed two numbers on the convention’s closing night — his song “America, America,” from his new CD of the same title, and “America the Beautiful,” as the convention came […]