Category Archives: Columns

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Maysa Releases Exceptionally Fresh Holiday Album, ‘A Very Maysa Christmas’

    Oct 30, 14 by Eunice Moseley 1 Comment

    Maysa, the Queen of Jazz, releases an exceptionally fresh Christmas album, ‘A Very Maysa Christmas’ *“People asked me,” simply said Maysa, a Grammy Award nominated Contemporary Jazz singer, when asked why she recorded a Christmas album. The album is titled “A Very Maysa Christmas” and it features Gerald Albright and Will Downing. “My record company […]

  • Rinkins Report: 100 Black Men of South Florida helps kids compete for college

    Oct 30, 14 by RinkinsReport Leave a comment

    *For generations in Black America, a college education was thought to be the silver bullet against poverty and a sure entryway to upward mobility and middle-class life. Rising college-associated costs coupled with falling incomes create a challenging scenario for some Black aspiring college students. This reality becomes more pronounced for first-generation prospects. Many of these first-time […]

  • Places to Get Your Halloween Scare on

    Oct 29, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    *October 31st is fast approaching and the top 10 places to get your scare on have been named by the Travel Channel. The 2014 Halloween attractions listed in alphabetical order are: Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor – Long Beach, Calif. The Queen Mary was built in the early 1930s as a luxury trans-Atlantic ocean liner, but […]

  • Steven Ivory: Miss Evans’ Last (Spooky) Lesson

    Oct 28, 14 by blueolive Comments Off

    *”She’s here,” Joel  said that crisp and sunny fall Saturday morning while sliding from behind the wheel of his family’s  brand new 1966 Dodge Dart.   “She got here late last night.   Y’all can see her this evening if y’all still want  to.” Of course, we wanted to see her.  Andre and I agreed that Miss […]

  • The Tatum Talks: Tiny Harris + New Eye Color = Self Hatred

    Oct 28, 14 by tatumtalks 17 Comments

    *What has this world come to? If God blesses our daughter with a sibling one day, I will make some adjustments in the “chesticle” region after breastfeeding comes to a halt.  I am not ashamed of it, and am taking no polls on anyone else’s opinion about said choice.  So I guess this post is […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Early Voting is A Privilege, Not A Right

    Oct 27, 14 by riversteff 6 Comments

    *When an unarmed Michael Brown was shot multiple times and killed by Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson last August, residents in that area said they were determined to make a change first by civil protests then by electing new leadership in November. Yet all the talk about showing up in full force to the […]