Mary Hopkins, 36, will soon graduate with a math doctorate from Florida Atlantic University, one of five math PhDs expected to go to the largest class of women in the school’s history. She also will be the first black woman to earn a doctorate in math from FAU and only the third among all state universities since at least 1990.
“I just had very encouraging teachers. I’ve heard of math teachers not encouraging females, especially minorities, but… Continue
A Memphis couple is now facing charges following the death of an 8-month old girl.
Memphis police say Trenity Lawrence died on Friday. Police found her unconscious at a house at 3338 Winchester Place. She later died at the hospital.
Her parents, Trevelyn Lawrence and Candace Faulkner, say they were involved in a fight shortly before they noticed their daughter wasn't breathing. The medical examiner later ruled the child died from blunt… Continue
Detroit Mayor Ken Cockrel answered questions from state attorneys for about an hour last week regarding allegations that he perjured himself when he signed a sworn statement that he was in compliance with election laws when he actually owed $42,000 in unpaid campaign fees, Cockrel’s attorney said today. Advertisement
Michael Hodge, an election law attorney, said he invited lawyers from the Attorney General’s Office to interview Cockrel… Continue
Keri Hilson’s skinny ass recently sat down with Complex Magazine to comment on common cliche statements men often make. A short but interesting read if you ask me. Kind of gives you an inside look into this new artist whose “turning us on” but otherwise was just a mystery. Seems like shorty’s got a little swag and a little confidence. Comes across very sexy. Check it out.
Men say: I can never be completely honest with my woman about her… Continue
Notorious BIGNotorious B.I.G.'s son Christopher Wallace Jr. will play his own father in a forthcoming movie about the rap legend.
The 12 year old, whose mother is singer Faith Evans, plays his dad as a child in some scenes in Notorious, alongside actor Jamal Woolard. Rapper Woolard, also known as Gravy, portrays Biggie in his 20s. And Wallace Jr. - who was just four months old when his dad was gunned down in 1997, aged just 24 - found the… Continue
Dr. Dre has put a hold on his upcoming album "Detox" to finish up Eminem's "Relapse." Em's album is said to be released in early 2009. Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine said that Dre should be back in studio to finish his album by January when he's done with "Relapse."
“Eminem was always coming next year, “But what happened was, I lost Dr. Dre to Eminem. Dre had to stop making his album to finish Eminem’s album. Eminem hit a streak, and when a guy… Continue
The 4th Annual Dirty Awards ended abruptly tonight when violence erupted at the Georgia International Congress Center near downtown Atlanta.
The 2008 Dirty Awards presented by Radio One’s HOT 107.9, started off without a hitch tonight as rap stars T.I., Ludacris, Rick Ross, Trina, Rocko and singer Monica, Diamond & Li’l Scrappy, Common, and others walked the red carpet.
My spies tell me T.I. and Shawty Lo showed a unified front… Continue
Here We Have A Couple Tracks From The Shield Gang (Young Jeezy & Crew) All Showcasing Their Talent On Different Levels.. CTE Got An Empire Over There And They Got The South & West Streets Heating Up.. Check Out These Tracks Courtesy Of The Cartel DJ Folk.. The Shield Gang Album Is Coming Soon.. Also Lookout For The Upcoming OnSMASH x USDA2DAY Blood Raw Mixtape Raw Redemption Powered By The Cartel Coming Soon.. Lets Get It!! DOWNLOAD:…Continue
1. Slept On Tony 2. Run (Remix) (w/ Jadakiss, Lil Wayne, Raekwon & Freeway)
3. Kilo (Remix) (w/ Raekwon & Pusha T)
4. Be Easy (Remix) (w/ Ice Cube)
5. Tony Segal (a.k.a. Barrel Bros.) (w/ Styles P & Beanie Sigel)
6. It’s Over
7. Walk Around
8. 9 Milli Bros. (w/ Wu-Tang Clan)
9. Might Healthy
10. Apollo Kids
11. All I Got Is You (w/ Mary J Blige)
12. Cher Chez La Ghost
13. Back Like… Continue
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Police searching a downtown home found a man hiding 15 plastic bags of crack cocaine in his buttocks.
Pierre Lynch, 20, of Washington, D.C., was searched after he went to a home on Charles Street Thursday night.
Police had gone to the home after officers saw suspected drug dealing in the area, Sgt. Jim Robison said.
Lynch was charged with possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine,… Continue
The Roots’ tour bus was involved in a serious crash on Wednesday on their way to a Paris gig. ?uestlove blogged about the accident right after it happened, because he “just wanted to be the first celeb to twit….from an ambulance.” Glad to hear that Everyone’s OK.…
Jay-Z has ranked atop yet another Forbes Magazine list. After ranking second on the publication’s annual “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list, Jiggaman and his wife Beyonce have been named Hollywood’s richest couple.
According to Forbes, the couple almost evenly pitched in to earn $162 million last year. Hov’s revenues came from his Live Nation deal and his American Gangster release. Meanwhile, Bey made $80 mill through fashion, films, publishing deals, sold… Continue
The movie trailer for 'Cadillac Records' has been posted at Beyonce Knowles' YouTube channel. The former Destiny's Child star plays Etta James in the TriStar Pictures production, which chronicles the life of the influential Chicago-based record-company executive Leonard Chess, and the singers who recorded for Chess Records. The film hits theaters December 5th. Watch the trailer… Continue