Daily Archive: June 4, 2012

Goodbye Richard Dawson

Goodbye Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson has passed away at the age of 79 from esophageal cancer at Ronald Reagan Memorial Hospital, his son Gary said today in a statement.If you were a contestant on Matchgame in the 1970’s and were…

With Love – Super Adoption Day 2012

With Love – Super Adoption Day 2012

This year's "With Love – Super Adoption Day" is fast approaching, so make your plans to come to the largest adoption event in the Philadelphia area. Super Adoption Day will be held June 16 from 12 p…

Fashion Collection Next on Mary J. Blige’s List

Fashion Collection Next on Mary J. Blige’s List

*Mary J. Blige continues to grown her brand. She’s done the fragrance thing and now it’s time for a clothing line. That’s right. The queen of Hip Hop Soul is making plans to create her first fashion collection. One of the first projects she plans to take on is boots and accessories, then she’ll move […]

Kyra E. Hicks: Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee Gift May Shed Light on Quilt Mystery, Black Studies

Kyra E. Hicks: Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee Gift May Shed Light on Quilt Mystery, Black Studies

Queen Elizabeth II this week authorized the online release of her great-great grandmother’s diaries — and by doing so may shed light on a century-old quilt mystery and British race relations during Victorian times.

Alcoholism in the United States

Alcoholism in the United States

For most adults, moderate alcohol use is not harmful. However, approximately 18 million adults in the United States are alcoholics or have alcohol problems. Alcoholism is a disease with four main features:Craving – a strong need to drinkLoss of…

Tim McCarver among the guests at Phillies Alumni Luncheon on Aug. 9

Tim McCarver among the guests at Phillies Alumni Luncheon on Aug. 9

The Phillies have expanded their Alumni Weekend to include an Alumni Luncheon in recent years.This season the Alumni Luncheon will be held on Thursday, August 9, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Diamond Club…

Punk/Folk troubadour Cory Branan come to Philly June 21

Punk/Folk troubadour Cory Branan come to Philly June 21

It’s a little misleading to say John Prine saved Cory Branan from a life of bad death metal bands… but it’s not exactly wrong either.Branan, a Mississippi-bred folk rocker, was sentenced to a…

Usher’s Ex Threatens to Air Some Dirty Laundry

Usher’s Ex Threatens to Air Some Dirty Laundry

*Usher’s child custody case is growing increasingly brutal as his ex-wife Tameka Foster continues to trash his name in court. Now the mother of his two children is threatening to air their dirty laundry, including some extramarital affairs with big named celebrities, reports In Touch Weekly. The singer is fighting for visitation rights for his […]

PHOTO: J. Hud’s Wild Wardrobe Fail

PHOTO: J. Hud’s Wild Wardrobe Fail

Looks like Jennifer Hudson is taking a page out of Beyonce’s book of wild wears, after being spotted in a pair of lime green and…

Obama Presses Senate To Act On Equal Pay For Women

Obama Presses Senate To Act On Equal Pay For Women

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday dropped in on a White House press call to urge the Senate to pass legislation that ensures women…

Rev. James Ellis, III: Get Your Life

Rev. James Ellis, III: Get Your Life

By now we should know that busyness doesn’t equal productivity or importance. Lord knows, however, that we are remedial in our understanding of this.

Radio Personality Mo’Shay LaRen Praises EURweb’s BMM Artist Spotlight

Radio Personality Mo’Shay LaRen Praises EURweb’s BMM Artist Spotlight

*Mo’Shay LaRen, midday personality for 100.3 WRNB- Radio One Philadelphia contacted EURweb with great enthusiasm over the first ever EURweb Black Music Month Artist Spotlight. Mo’Shay LaRen to EURweb: “ As much as I use EURweb as a go to resource for information on my show, I can’t believe I just stumbled upon this. I have […]

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: GOP Steps Up Bogus War on Voter Fraud

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: GOP Steps Up Bogus War on Voter Fraud

The Democrats have screamed foul at these thinly disguised suppression ploys, and have mounted court and Justice Department challenges. Once again the 2012 presidential election hangs in the balance in the fight against the GOP scheme.

Evander Holyfield Facing Jail Time

Evander Holyfield Facing Jail Time

*Unpaid child support could put former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield behind bars. According to reports, the boxer is facing jail time if he doesn’t give up $300k for his 18-year-old daughter Emani. The Georgia Department of Human Services has gone to court and made the claim, saying he’s not paid a dime since April 2010. […]

Change My Mind: Would A Ban On Supersized Soda Help People Get Healthy?

Change My Mind: Would A Ban On Supersized Soda Help People Get Healthy?

When New York City’s Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced last week that he planned to propose a municipal ban on large sodas in restaurants, he…