VIA:  HELLOBEAUTIFUL.COM New Atlanta based “Alter Ego” photographer Derek Blanks transforms Vivica into two personalities.

Via: charlotteobserver.com Well before her mentorship program for black young men ended last summer, Susan Woods was working to keep it alive year-round. She persuaded the summer’s mentors – black men with careers in business, finance, computers, music, religion and other fields – to continue working with program teens throughout the school year. Then she […]

Via: hellobeautiful.com Skin dry as a desert? Want skin as soft as a baby’s? Most of us don’t use too much lotion in the winter because of all the clothes that we have to put on. Besides, we think, “who’s going to know or see our skin with so much clothes? Here are some tips […]

Via: TMZ.com After going under the media microscope yesterday following reports that he beat his 18 year old daughter with a Rock Band guitar controller after an argument with her regarding his current girlfriend, today Teddy Riley issued the following statement: Due to recent events, I am compelled to respond in detail to accusations made […]

Via: wired.com NEW YORK (Reuters) – The launch of Wikipedia, emergence of the iPhone and the election of President Barack Obama were among the 10 most influential moments on the Internet in the past decade, according to the annual Webby awards. Other events singled out by the New York-based International Academy of Digital Arts and […]

Via: BlackAmericaWeb.com This may say it best about music this year – a TV actor turned singer/rapper was one of the biggest breakout stars in 2009. Other than Canadian-born Drake’s ascension to the pop charts, there’s not that much to say about 2009’s hip-hop and R&B, at least on the music front. Unfortunately, the biggest […]

The City of Charlotte will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with events from January 14 – 18, 2010. You are invited to join the celebration. Click here for details!

From the National Enquirer: Whitney Houston’s recent erratic behavior has friends fearing she’s using drugs again and will wreck her comeback. The pop diva – who’s publicly admitted to battling drugs for years – has been on top of the charts with a new CD, but she’s now displaying the same sketchy behavior that broke […]

Via: x17online.com A source tells X17online exclusively that Tiger Woods has entered a private, upscale rehabilitation facility in Arizona. The source tells X17online: “He has been there for a few days since his handlers forced him to enter the program. They feel that if he blames his cheating on addiction, the public will forgive him.” […]

Via: charlotteobserver.com Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers and running back DeAngelo Williams were the team’s lone selections to the Pro Bowl. Peppers was chosen for the fifth time and will start for the NFC. Williams was selected for the first time as a reserve. Pro Bowl rosters were announced Tuesday night. The game is […]

VIA:  HELLOBEAUTIFUL.COM New Year’s Eve can be pretty tough for a single girl because this is traditionally a party nite and most people do not want to party alone. There are plenty of people that feel the need to go out just to avoid feeling alone. However, New Year’s Eve can be one of the […]

Via: charlotteobserver.com The ads on the radio promised money for gold at Perry’s jewelry store, and Vatogna Steward didn’t want to miss out. So she gathered her high school and college rings, a bracelet, a broken hoop earring, and an old ring her mother had left her and lined up in the SouthPark store. After […]