BALTIMORE Baltimore’s police commissioner, Frederick H. Bealefeld has made a harsh public criticism of the HBO TV Show, “The Wire” for the way it portrays Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports: “I heard all this stuff about, ‘Well there’s crime shows about L.A., about New York, about Miami,'” Bealefeld said. “You know what Miami gets in […]

Via The 44 year old Oscar winning actress, Halle Berry considered the idea of playing the role of Queen of Soul Arethea Franklin in a biopic. Arethea Franklin herself has stated “Halle Berry is my pick” to play an adult Aretha. The only thing is Ms.Berry has gone on record to say “I adore […]

Was there a better decade for black films than the 1970’s, when the Blaxploitation era was in full effect? Though it was a controversial era for African-Americans, Blaxploitation cinema was a creatively rich period that broke down racial barriers for many black actors and filmmakers. Names like Richard Roundtree, Pam Grier, and Melvin Van Peebles […]

New York– Dr. Laura Schlessinger, the radio therapist who ignited controversy last August with her repeated use of the “N-word” while speaking to an African-American caller on air and subsequently moved from broadcast radio to satellite, said Tuesday: “To call me a racist? That was absurd.”

Georgia– A 21-year-old Georgia man was arrested after he allegedly fondled himself inside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant Monday afternoon.

Chicago, Illinois– The mother of Derrion Albert stood in a cramped courtroom Tuesday and told the boy about to be sentenced in her son’s infamous beating murder that an apology wasn’t necessary. Cook County Juvenile Court Judge Colleen Sheehan sentenced the boy to a detention center until he turns 21, the maximum possible in Juvenile […]

Text from one of our RadioOne stations, The Buzz 100.3 in Cincinnati Cincinnati — Gladys and Jamie Scott, recently freed from a Mississippi prison, came on the TJMS this morning to disscuss life after prison and the conditions of their release. The Scott sisters, who have been imprisoned for 16 years, were released on Friday […]

Clifford Alexander, Jr. was named as the first Black Secretary of the U.S. Army on this date in 1977. To find out more about this person visit your local library. 

As a woman there are certain tests that you need to get on a regular basis. Here’s a quick guide to the 8 most essential test every woman needs to get in order to stay healthy.

Washington — Bam is back. The President has matched his highest approval rating in more than a year, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll. Fifty-four percent of Americans approve of Obama’s job performance. Support for him hasn’t been this high since April 2010 after he signed the health care reform bill into law […]