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Dawn Staley Has Philadelphia Homecoming To Remember

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dawn Staley had a homecoming to remember. The women’s basketball coach at South Carolina returned to Philadelphia this week with her defending NCAA champion Gamecocks to play Temple. It wasn’t her first time back in the city where she grew up since winning the national title in April. But this was a special trip for the Hall of Famer. She was going to her old stomping grounds, where she honed her skills as a player, to donate a replica NCAA championship trophy to the Hank Gathers Recreation Center. Her hometown had a surprise for one of its favorites,...

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Halle Berry Balls While Being Serenaded By Major

[ad_1]   Halle Berry was moved to tears recently while being serenaded by singer ‘MAJOR.‘. TheJasmineBrand reports that she attended a gathering and became emotional when he sang his popular ballad, “Why I Love You.” See her caption below and footage of the special moment via the clip below.   Earlier this month, Berry made headlines after it was reported she had split with music producer boyfriend Alex Da Kid. A source reveals Halle was the one to initiate the split after she “really put things into perspective” and decided their relationship was “not for her.” Berry and Alex dated for about five months, but “Ever since...

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Lauryn Hill Might Be Dishing Out Some Christmas Cash

[ad_1] Looks like Lauryn Hill will be dishing out an expensive Christmas gift without the giving spirit! TMZ reports that the singer’s former trombone player is suing her for not getting paid. Hill hired Matthew Harnett to record songs with her while on tour while but she soon fired him without paying him. Being sued alongside Hill is her touring manager and touring company.  Last summer, Harnett joined the L-Boogie team for live recording sessions. It went so well that he was asked to come on board and tour in the fall. In documents, Harnett says he charged them an “industry standard rate” for the...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reveal engagement photos

[ad_1] The couple, who announced their engagement last month, are due to marry on May 19 in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, west of London.The photos, shot by Alex Lubomirski, were released a day after the pair joined the Queen and the rest of the royal family for Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace.The couple attended their first royal event together in the city of Nottingham earlier this month, and will spend their first Christmas as an engaged couple at the Queen's Sandringham estate.They opened up for the first time about their relationship in an interview last month when Harry...

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Fat Man’s Corner: Remembering The Good Eating Days

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/22/17- It’s been a whole year since Lavelle has lost 169 pounds! It’s an amazing accomplishment but sometimes Lavell gets a craving for his old stomping grounds like Sonic’s Root 44 Lemonade Slushie and Hamburger Helper with 5 different kinds of cheese. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm...

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Nearly $1 Billion Raised For Rebuilding Texas After Harvey

[ad_1] HOUSTON (AP) — The groups helping to rebuild on the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey have collected close to $1 billion in donations, according to an Associated Press tally of major national and local organizations. Much of that money is already being put to work after Harvey, which ravaged cities in Southeast Texas in August with high winds before dumping record amounts of rain on the rest of the coast, including Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city. Here is a look at the fundraising picture after Harvey: WHO’S RAISING MONEY? Of the $928 million raised by major groups involved in the recovery, the...

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Top Of The Morning: Christmas Is Near!

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/22/17- Christmas is around the corner and Skip is just now getting around to gift shopping. Lavell can’t believe it and Jacque is just amazed. It’s so last-minute that Skip is getting his wife a vacuum belt for Christmas! What a gift huh? Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Extravagant Gifts of the Rich & Famous 26 photos Launch gallery 1. Rihanna & little brother, Rajad 1 of 26 2. Oprah Winfrey 2 of 26 3. Kanye West & Kim Kardashian 3 of 26 4. Beyonce Knowles-Carter & Mom Tina Knowles 4 of 26 5. Sean Combs & son Justin 5 of 26 6. Simon Cowell & Terri...

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Despite GOP, 9 M Sign Up For Obamacare

[ad_1] The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably strong show of consumer demand, nearly 9 million people signed up for “Obamacare” next year, as government numbers out Thursday proved predictions of its collapse wrong yet again. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said more than 8.8 million people have signed up in the 39 states served by the federal HealthCare.gov website. That compares to 9.2 million last year in the same states — or 96 percent of the previous total. The level exceeds what experts thought...

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Dick Clark Productions Cuts Ties With Miss America Pageant

[ad_1] Sam Haskell, left, CEO of Miss America Organization, (AP Photo/Mel Evans) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dick Clark Productions says it has cut ties with the Miss America Organization over internal emails by pageant senior leadership that ridiculed past winners’ appearance, intelligence and sex lives. The Huffington Post reported Thursday that the Miss America Organization’s CEO, Sam Haskell, exchanged emails with a writer for the televised pageant and others that included harsh and sometimes vulgar comments about past winners. Dick Clark Productions, which produces the nationally televised pageant broadcasts, tells The Associated Press that it has cut ties with the pageant over...

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