Category Archives: Columns

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Kierra Sheard Releases Newest Urban Gospel album, ‘Graceland’

    Jul 25, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    Grammy nominated Kierra Sheard releases newest Urban Gospel album, ‘Graceland’ *“I was struggling and praying fix this, fix that, beating myself up…found myself with suicidal thoughts,” said Grammy Award nominated Urban Gospel artist Kierra Sheard about the title of her newest album release on Karew/Motown titled “Graceland” – released July 22, 2014. “My friend encouraged […]

  • EUR Exclusive: Jill Scott Has Special Role in ‘Get on Up’ (Watch Clip)

    Jul 25, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    *So fierce is the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and acclaimed actress Jill Scott, a part for her was written into the already scripted “Get on Up.” EUR associate Marie More of  “The Film Strip” column  asked Scott to retrace those steps that led to her impassioned role. “I heard through the grapevine there was going to […]

  • @Jasmyne Cannick: Octogenarian Homeowner (Tom Greer) Who Killed Pregnant Burglar is No Hero

    Jul 24, 14 by EurOpinion 11 Comments

     *For the record, when I think of standing my ground, shooting someone in the back when they’re running away from me is not what comes to mind. So when an 80-year-old Long Beach, Calif. resident shot an alleged pregnant woman twice in the back as she was running away and killed her, to me it was […]

  • Steven Ivory: How to take a Compliment

    Jul 23, 14 by blueolive Comments Off

    *At an event the other evening, I introduced a longtime friend to someone he’d never met. During the introduction, I proudly mentioned that my friend was one of the more skilled and talented in his chosen profession, to which my friend promptly bristled. “This guy doesn’t know anything about that!” he said, in the middle […]

  • Betty Pleasant: The Assassination of George McKenna

    Jul 22, 14 by Submitted by Larry Buford Leave a comment

    Another smear on Los Angeles politics within the LA Unified School District – the following article (released 7/22/14) is re-printed in its entirety by permission of CityWatch news editor: The Assassination of George McKenna  - by Betty Pleasant VOICES-THIS IS IT! — For the past seven months, the people of Los Angeles County have been engaged in […]

  • The Black Hat: (Single vs. Married) Which Type of Mother Deserves More Credit?

    Jul 22, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 2 Comments

    *In the wee hours of the morning, there’s nothing more distinct than the sound of an infant crying. During these moments, married moms occasionally stay in bed while their husbands change diapers, sing lullabies and heat bottles of milk. Single mothers often don’t have this luxury. In most cases, they’re the sole providers for their offspring and […]