GREGORY BURRELL – MESTA by Emily DeMarco The Hillcrest light-rail stop is not easy to find. There is no sign at either entrance. Tucked between two hills in Bethel Park, it’s barely visible from nearby roads. The closest landmark is a Walgreens.
Daily Archive: May 7, 2013
SENTENCED—Lauren Hill walks from federal court in Newark, N.J. last month. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file) by David Porter NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade.
I started last week by being traumatized by an ad released by Mountain Dew, which I referred to as “the most racist ad…
HEAVY D–In this Oct. 1, 2011 photo, rapper Heavy D, also known as Dwight Arrington Myers, performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and health-related causes. Since 2011, hip-pop pioneer Heavy D, singer and rap chorus specialist Nate Dogg and New York rapper Tim Dog all died of ailments in their 40s. (AP Photo/David Goldman, file) by Ryan McPherson LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hip-hop may need a checkup.
GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file) by Lauran NeergaardWASHINGTON (AP) — Obesity causes or worsens myriad health problems, from diabetes to heart disease, severe sleep apnea to arthritic knees. Christie has revealed that after struggling with his weight for 20 years and the reality check of turning 50, the desire to be healthy for his four children motivated him to have an operation called stomach banding.
KAREN FINNEY by Antonio R. Harvey MSNBC network touts itself as the “Place for Politics.” While crossing many boundaries and creating its own to pull in different faces, well, it can also claim the title, the “Place for Diversity,” too.
by Lee A. Daniels For someone who seems to revel in being silent during the Supreme Court’s traditionally lively oral arguments – when a…
JOAN ORIE MELVIN (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) by Joe Mandak PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister avoided prison time for their corruption convictions but were sentenced Tuesday to house arrest for what a judge called crimes of “arrogance.”
(NewsOne.com)–Tina Campbell reveals in an upcoming issue of Ebony that she is all in for her marriage. She discusses that Teddy cheated.
(Real Times News Service)–The Bronner Sisters, identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner, have been named co-valedictorians for the Spelman College Class of 2013. With a 4.0 GPA, the Bronners are the first twins to receive the designation in the history of Spelman.