In 1890, a former slave named Nancy Green was hired to be the spokesperson for Aunt Jemima brand food products. Nancy Green was born into slavery in 1834 in Montgomery County, Kentucky. In 1889 the creators of Aunt Jemima, Charles Rutt and Charles Underwood, sold the company to R.T Davis, who soon found Nancy Green […]

Rick Kern/Getty Images What do you get when comedian Mike Epps calls out comedian Kevin Hart on Twitter? An uncomfortable blend of comedic gold and blatant homophobia. After getting word that Hart allowed Shaquille O’Neal to “hump” him in the season finale of Real Husbands of Hollywood, Epps went in about how Hollywood attempts to […]

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Donald Trump’s hit reality show “All-Star Apprentice,” which currently stars, among others, singer/actress LaToya Jackson and reality star villainess, Omarosa Manigault, has taken quite a nasty turn. The two women went at it on Sunday night’s show, but when Jackson commented that her nemesis “probably pulled the cord on Michael Clarke Duncan,” that was the last straw. […]

Tom Joyner Morning Show commentator Jacque Reid went “Inside Her Story” with supermodel Naomi Campbell about her hit TV series “The Face”. However, the most interesting portion of the interview is when Reid asked Campbell about her opinion on the controversial French magazine Numéro’s  pictorial that used “blackface” on a white model to portray an African […]

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UPDATE 3:51 P.M. Monday: A rep from Milano Market apologized over an incident in which Forest Whitaker was stopped and frisked by one of its employees on Saturday. The rep said the pat down was not racially motivated. “The management of Milano Market deeply regrets the wrongful actions of our employee in stopping and frisking […]

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Detroit 3rd Circuit Judge Wade McCree is in the news again. Fox 2 News Detroit reports that Robert King is suing McCree and Geniene LaShay Mott, the mother of King’s child, accusing them of having a sexual relationship while Mott and King had a child support case before the judge. RELATED: Detroit Ratchet Judge Suspended […]

William Shatner may be new to Reddit, but the famed actor didn’t wait long before penning his first criticism of the the popular social news website. RELATED: Racists Take To Twitter After Obama Pr-Empts Sunday Night Football In a Feb. 8 post, Shatner echoed the concerns of many critics before him over the site’s perceived […]

Actor Jamie Foxx (pictured) is drawing heavy criticism for a remark he made at the 44th NAACP Image Awards on Feb. 1st. “Black people are the most talented people in the world,” are the words that have some conservatives riled up. SEE ALSO: The 55th Annual Grammy Awards: The Absolute Best (& Worst) Dressed Foxx […]

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  Ian West/Getty Images How many kids does Nelson Mandela have? Nelson Mandela has fathered six children with three wives, and the beloved former South African president and anti-apartheid leader has 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, according to NelsonMandela.org. RELATED: Nelson Mandela Rushed To Hospital, In ‘Serious Condition’ Mandela had four children—two sons and two daughters—with […]

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When a Detroit great grandmother was being mugged by an armed attacker, she reached for her gun and began busting caps at the man. SEE ALSO: 2009 Tour Rider: Lance’s Dope-Free Comeback A Lie Ramona Taylor-Kamate told Fox 2 News Detroit that she was on a bus on the city’s west side around 11:30 a.m. […]