Category Archives: Urban Government

  • Jesse Jackson Criticizes NFL For Hiring All-White Domestic Violence Consultants

    Sep 19, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *The NFL may have taken steps to address domestic violence among players, but it has fallen short, according to the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Al-Jazeera reports the activist is taking the NFL to task for hiring an all-white team of domestic violence consultants to address the issue. In Jackson’s eyes, the move is incredibly inappropriate. “Where […]

  • Uncle Sam Sues Dionne Warwick For $3.6 Mil in Back Taxes

    Sep 17, 14 by the Jasmine BRAND 3 Comments


    * Not so good financial news for legendary singer Dionne Warwick. Media partner theJasmineBRAND.com has exclusively learned that the she’s been accused of not paying Uncle Sam. The federal government has filed suit against the 73-year-old-singer for the $3 million she owes in back taxes. The lawsuit was filed by the federal government on August 29th and […]

  • Tavis Smiley Attacks Pres. Obama Again: ‘Black People Have Lost Ground’

    Sep 15, 14 by Qwest7 12 Comments


    *Ask Tavis Smiley about President Barack Obama and he won’t be shy about giving his opinion. And once again, the political commentator did just that while mentioning that black Americans haven’t made as many strides under the current administration. “We’ve been at the back of the bus. Every other constituency have spoken their truth and […]

  • Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Blames Hypoglycemia for Head on Collision

    Aug 14, 14 by K.B. Rapp, M.D. 2 Comments


    *Councilman and former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is out of Howard University Hospital after causing a minor head-on collision on August 2nd.  He was driving on D.C.’s Pennsylvania Ave. at 9:13 pm that night, when he crossed the median and collided head on with another driver.  The seventy-eight year old Barry was then hospitalized overnight […]

  • Judge Joe Brown Loses Bid To Become Tennessee District Attorney

    Aug 11, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Life after the cancellation of his nationally syndicated TV show took another downward turn for judge Joe Brown, who lost an election to become district attorney in Shelby County, Tennessee. According to reports, the former TV judge only got 36 percent of the vote while current district attorney Amy Weirich received 64 percent. Results from […]

  • Obamas Reportedly Looking to Buy Home in Rancho Mirage, CA? (Photos)

    Jul 23, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *If a Los Angeles Times report is to be believed, President Barack Obama and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, are looking to buy a home in in the Southern California desert community of Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs. According to the publication, the first family, who also own a home in Chicago, is believed to be in […]