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According to historian Jane Peyton, men owe women for "creating beer," claiming that beer never would have existed without the entrepreneurial skills of women.
Despite the fact that beer is now almost exclusively marketed to men, for thousands of years, only women were allowed to operate breweries and drink beer.
It was only 200 years ago that men began drinking it and it became what…Continue
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Janet Jackson has been confirmed as a headliner for this year's Essence Music Festival, which is set for Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans. Janet's show, which is scheduled…Continue
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It appears that rapper Fabolous is engaged.
For months I've been hearing reports that Fabolous and his longtime girlfriend, a woman named Saniyyah, have been getting serious.
And over the weekend, Saniyyah came out with Fab -- and this time she was…Continue
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There's a new Beyonce doll hitting the shelves, but this one isn't for kids . . .I just learned that a new company is selling a Beyonce love doll. And it's . . . uhhh . . . anatomically correct.
According to the company, the doll, which is supposed to resemble Beyonce, is inflatable and very lifelike.
And they even…Continue
Added by Kenny Smoov on March 29, 2010 at 6:57am — No Comments
A group of black farmers is blaming the Obama administration for the loss of a billion-dollar deal to settle decades-old discrimination lawsuits. One of the largest civil rights settlements in history, the deal was to compensate black farmers left out of federal farm loan and assistance programs. But it was contingent on Congress approving funding by March 31st, and lawmakers failed to do so before leaving for a two-week break.…Continue
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A Nashville teacher and his 10-year-old daughter were rammed off the road by another driver who was apparently enraged by the Obama bumper sticker on their car.
Mark Duren had just picked his daughter up from school on Thursday afternoon when he noticed the driver of the SUV behind his car honking and gesturing angrily at the Obama sticker on the right bumper ofhis car. Duren shrugged and moved through the intersection, but spotted the SUV…
An unidentified woman could face charges for biting a man who broke into her room to have sex with her. The woman told Orlando police she was asleep in her locked bedroom when 44 year old Steven Brown (pictured) came in and tried to have sex with her. Brown owns the home where the woman was sleeping.
According to the police report, the woman did not want to have sex with Brown and told him to leave. She says this is…
Congress is considering the Democracy Restoration Act, which would restore federal voting rights to felons upon release.
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The New York Housing Authority received dozens of complaints this week about a public playground for kids in Tompkins Houses, a city housing project in Brooklyn that features a "jail."
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Keyshia Cole was ordered to pay nearly 160-thousand dollars in New Jersey court Thursday to a promoter who claimed she was a no-show for a 2006 appearance, after she was paid 15-thousand dollars upfront, T-M-Z reports. To add insult to injury, the judge trashed the singer in her written opinion,…Continue
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It's been a long time waiting, but it's finally happened. I just heard from a rock solid source that legendary singer Beyonce and her hip-hop mogul husband Jay Z are expecting their first child together.
According to my source, Beyonce is doing fine and is resting,…Continue
NEW YORK – For Kenny and Lynette Seymour, last weekend's black marriage gala was about celebrating their seven-year marriage. They got to meet other black couples while spending a romantic evening together.
"Every time you meet another couple, you learn something new about yourself and relationships in general," said Kenny Seymour, a 39-year-old Broadway music director who lives in Queens.…Continue
Check out your former President GW Bush wipe his hands on Clinton's shirt while in Haiti. DISGRACEFUL and reflective of the constituents you served!…
After nine straight hours of beating back Republican amendments, Senate Democrats hit a temporary snag Thursday in their drive to rush through a package of fixes to the big health care law signed by President Barack Obama.…Continue
Added by Kenny Smoov on March 25, 2010 at 9:29am — No Comments
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – A Metro police officer shot three robbery suspects early Thursday morning. According to police, the incident started around 1:50 a.m. downtown on 7th Avenue North and Church Street, where the suspects robbed three people. Police said the suspects then traveled to Brentwood around 2:30 a.m. to rob the Hyatt Place Hotel on Summit View Drive.…
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