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John Conyers Won’t Step Down, Lawyer Says

[ad_1]   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — Embattled U.S. Rep. John Conyers has no plans to resign amid allegations that the congressman sexually harassed several women when they worked on his staff, his lawyer said Wednesday. Detroit-area attorney Arnold Reed told The Associated Press that the 88-year-old Conyers is going to fight claims that he inappropriately touched the women and that anyone making the allegations should be prepared to back them up. Reed said Conyers is “innocent and will cooperate with any investigation that ensues.” “He’s going to fight these allegations tooth and nail if he has to with evidence, with documentation, witnesses, whatever...

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Beverly Hills Home Of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Burglarized

[ad_1] Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the latest Beverly Hills-dwelling celeb to get hit by burglars. The thievery was reported to police on Tuesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Police said the break-in occurred between Nov. 21-28. Items reported stolen include luggage, sunglasses and other accessories, police added. The boxer was not at home at the time of the burglary, police said. On his most recent Instagram post, he’s shown vacationing in China, appearing completely unbothered. Authorities currently have no suspects. Mayweather joins a long list of celebrity victims of burglaries in and around Los Angeles, including David Spade, Emmy Rossum, Nick Young, Kendall Jenner, Kevin Hart and Los...

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Is It A Sin To Put Up A Christmas Tree?

[ad_1] Source: Arman Zhenikeyev / Getty Christmas is one of the most popular holidays in America and the “Christmas Tree “is iconic to American family households. But, what does the Bible say about having a Christmas tree up for the holidays? Is it a sin to put up a Christmas Tree? There are about 54 bible verses that could be interpreted as having to do with Christmas trees. One of the more popular verses that speak about the Christmas tree is Jeremiah 10:1-25: Jeremiah 10:1-25 says: Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of...

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April Ryan Not Invited To White House Holiday Party

[ad_1] Source: Frederick M. Brown / Getty                       Once again, Trump’s White House is proving that they have serious issues with Black women. Case in point: Veteran journalist April Ryan has not been invited to their annual Holiday party, despite having been a guest at this fête for the past twenty years under several different presidents. The NAACP tweeted this news on Wednesday. "April Ryan, the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks and a CNN contributor, told the Post she was not invited for the first time in 20 years covering the White House." https://t.co/kYzsVFMpXG — NAACP (@NAACP) November 29, 2017 In an interview, Ryan told...

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Devon Franklin Creates Inspirational Film In ‘The Star’

[ad_1] Just in time for the holidays, The Star is the first computer-animated faith-based comedy inspired by the Nativity story told from the perspective of the animals who witnessed the birth of Jesus. Directed by Academy Award-nominated writer/director Timothy Reckart (“Head Over Heels”), with CG co-production between Sony Pictures Animation and the Jim Henson Studio, the film features the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, and Oprah Winfrey. Based off an original idea by Tom Sheridan, Variety notes that “while having fun and taking artist license, its creators strived to maintain the spirit and values of the greatest story ever told.” Executive-producer DeVon Franklin revealed to EUR/Electronic Urban Report that he’s been working on The Starsince...

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10 Times Rihanna Slayed The Fashion Game

[ad_1] Source: Courtesy of Fenty Beauty / Courtesy of Fenty BeautyLyst has named Rihanna the world’s most influential celebrity in fashion after tracking over 100 million searches on their site, checking the page views and accessing sales data across 5 million fashion products from 12,000 designers and stores.It’s no doubt that Rihanna is a fashion icon and would convince you to want to be one too. Click through for  10 times Rihanna claimed her rightful crown and slayed the fashion game. [ad_2] Source link ...

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‘Negro’, ‘Oriental’ Removed From Federal Regulations

[ad_1] A voice vote in the U.S. House of Representative on Tuesday approved a bill to remove antiquated racial labels in two federal regulations, The Hill reported. “Words definitely matter. They can cause great harm and division, particularly when they are embedded in federal statute,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), who authored the bill, stated on the House floor. Words matter. And racially offensive terms like Eskimo, Oriental and Negro have NO place in federal law. That's why the House just acted https://t.co/ZBXkyeCqVh — Hakeem Jeffries (@RepJeffries) November 29, 2017 The measure seeks to replace the term “Negro” with “Black or African American” and “Oriental”...

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Beyoncé’s Twin Baby Reveal Was The Most Liked Instagram Photo Of 2017

[ad_1] In 2016, Selena Gomez took the crown for having the most liked Instagram photo that year — garnering 6.8 million likes on a pic of her sexily drinking Coca-Cola.     But it never takes long for Beyoncé to steal someone’s shine. According to the numbers, the Queen Bey’s twin pregnancy reveal in February was the most liked Instagram pic of 2017 with 11.1 million likes.     However, Selena still made it into the top 3 most liked pics of the year. Hit the flip to see which one of Gomez’s photos amassed 10.3 million Likes. 1 2Next page » [ad_2] Source link ...

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