Chelsea Clinton recently announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky. The news inspired an avalanche of Web searches on Ms. Clinton, but those were small potatoes compared to the number of lookups on her betrothed.
Almost immediately, lookups on "marc mezvinsky photos" and "marc mezvinsky job" surged into the thousands. Searchers quickly discovered that Mezvinsky is an… Continue
Added by Englishchic on November 30, 2009 at 11:36pm —
Being called "Tiger Woods' mistress" is not a title Rachel Uchitel ever saw coming, revealing she's completely devastated by The National Enquirer's claims that she was having an alleged affair with the pro-golfer. Uchitel has denied reports that she is involved romantically with Woods and tells Hollywood Life, "I'm not OK! This is awful!" And she definitely wasn't ready to lose her privacy -- as a sea of paparazzi and reporters greeted her at LAX,… Continue
THERE ARE SEVERAL WOMEN SITTING AROUND TALKING AT THEIR WEEKLY CLUB MEETING.THE TOPIC OF BIRTH CONTROL CAME UP AND THEY STARTED COMPARING METHODS. THE FIRST WOMAN SAID THAT SHE AND HER HUSBAND RELIED ON THE PILL. IT HAD BEEN EFFECTIVE FOR THEM SINCE THEY HAD STARTED USING IT AFTER THEIR 4TH CHILD WAS BORN. THE SECOND WOMAN SAID THAT SHE USED THE RHYTHM METHOD.BUT SHE HATED HAVING TO WATCH THE CALENDAR.THE THIRD WOMAN SAID THAT SHE USED CONDOMS,BUT WISHED THAT HER HUSBAND WOULD REMEMBER TO BUY… Continue
TWO MAN WERE SITTING ON A PARK BENCH AND ONE OF THEM WERE SHAKING QUIT VISABLE."WHAT HAPPEN TO YOU" THE SECOND MAN ASKED THE FIRST.I WAS AT THE ZOO WHEN A LION BROKE LOOSE OUT OF IT"S CAGE.IT STARTED TO CHASING ME SO I RAN DOWN THE BLOCK AND AROUND THE CORNER.BUT THE LION SLID AROUND THE CORNER AFTER ME.THEN I RAN DOWN THE NEXT BLOCK AND WENT AROUND THE CORNER,AND THE LION AGAIN SLID AROUND THE CORNER AFTER ME. IF IT WAS ME SAID THE SECOND MAN.I WOULD OF S*** IN MY PANTS.WHAT DO YOU THINK THE… Continue
He earned his formidable reputation with cunning, complex rhymes that glorify the grim reality of ghetto gunfire and celebrate an array of sexual exploits, delivered in a booming deejayed cadence, and is regarded as the most controversial (and influential) figure in the consistently contentious dancehall reggae genre. In February 2009 the biggest…
Domestic abuse takes a surprising turn.
In the past, men have been the ones under fire for being abusive in relationships. Now, as more and more victims of domestic abuse are speaking out, a new trend in the violence is surfacing. We're talking to women who've admitted to hitting, punching, even kicking (in stilettos) their boyfriends and husbands.…
NAIROBI, Kenya – The mistaken belief that albino body parts have magical powers has driven thousands of Africa's albinos into hiding, fearful of losing their lives and limbs to unscrupulous dealers who can make up to $75,000 selling a complete dismembered set.
Mary Owido, who lacks pigment that gives color to skin, eyes and hair, says she is only comfortable when at work or at home with her husband and children.
Prime Minister the Hon. Bruce Golding has listed the current gaza/gully conflict among the negative influences destroying Jamaicans' self-confidence.
"We as a society must unite around some basic principles, some agreement as to what is right and wrong, good and bad; what will uplift and what will destroy. The gully/gaza conflict is just one example of the negative influences that destabilise us as a people and destroy our confidence in… Continue
Three woman and a six year old child were murdered as they were shot to death at a Thanksgiving Day gathering in Jupiter, FL. According to reports, there were 17 relatives in the Jupiter residence when the shootings occurred. Paul Michael Merhige returned to the residence at 104 Via Veracruz in Jupiter, Fl at 10 pm Thanksgiving night and started shooting.
Police are looking for 35 year old Paul Michael Merhige of Miami as the suspect… Continue
Britannia may no longer rule the waves but its imposition of the November 1 Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax has sent shock waves across the Atlantic that will wash up on Caribbean shores with a devastating effect on the Caribbean tourism industry.
In spite of massive lobbying from home and abroad and objections from airlines, tour operators and tourism organizations including the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the British government… Continue
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, and Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh, right, are shown to their places by a military officer at the Memorial Park in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009. Queen Elizabeth II will open the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, CHOGM, in Port-of-Spain Nov. 27. ANDRES LEIGHTON / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday to a wave of… Continue
Born Assassin is a search for love, trust, betrayal, shoot ‘em up and leave no witnesses all rolled into one. Destiny Reyes, an attractive yet deadly assassin, is the product of a black mother and a Hispanic father who were both murdered. Upon making the grisly discovery, Destiny’s life would forever change.
Young, impressionable and unsure of her faith, eighteen-year-old Destiny is approached by the neighborhood drug lord and leader of the Webster Project crew Joseph Blake a.k.a.… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 2:11am —
It took me awhile to come to terms with the death of Michael Jackson. The greatest entertainer as far as I’m concerned, Michael and his brothers music was the soundtrack to my life growing up as a kid in Jamaica, and later when I moved to New York City, in the early seventies. I grew up in a family of nine, and whenever the weekly Jackson’s television series came on, we were glued to the television. We mimicked and imitated everything they did. Yes, I was a Jackson 5, and Michael… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 2:07am —
Author Dena Tyson has written a wonderful/yet abusive story about love, pain, friendship, and finding one’s self despite the suffering, heartaches and other emotions that are sparked and triggered when one is involved in an abusive relationship. The only way out is to escape by any means necessary. Yet, you feel the pain and loneliness that will sometimes feed doubts into the mind of someone trying to escape from such a situation. Dena touches upon the tenderness, warmth, love, pain and horrors… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 2:02am —
A virtually unknown to most people, Jamaican-American writer, Duane Blake became a household name with his controversial book Shower Posse. The son of Vivian Blake, the notorious leader of one of America's most feared gang. Duane Blake writes a terrifying account of the posse's criminal and violent drug empire. The events and accounts that take place are told by the father to his son. Clearly, there are elements of bias in the portrayal of his father's role in the organization. Moreover, they… Continue
‘F*** that muthafucka!’ Black said to himself, glancing over his shoulder as he quickly opened the door to his mother’s apartment. Tucked under his arm was a package. It was 1:00 a.m., in the morning and knowing that his mother might still be awake. He tiptoed past the spotless living room, through the carpeted hallway, entered his bedroom, and tossed three brown paper bags filled with money onto his bed. He then reached for the black leather bag on top of his dresser next to a picture of his… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 1:30am —
I can remember the first time he sexually abused me. It took place three months before my mother passed away. I was only nine years old. It was my first summer without her. I was an only child, but my aunt Mary who would visit sometimes once told me my mother had two miscarriages because of the beatings my dad gave her.
My dad was a casual drinker, until it became a problem. The drinking and the arguing led to a lot of fighting. My aunt explained that my mother loved me dearly. I knew she… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 1:18am —
She sits so majestically, my black woman, sugar brown complexion, my black woman, she is my lover, wife, sister, mother and grandmother, the creator of civilization, she stretched forth her hands and held me in her bosom, as I blossomed, and she nurtured me as only she can, yes you are, my black woman You are my earth and I'm your sun, we are a galaxy second to none within you are my greatest treasures and pleasures, I understand your love and love understands us, as we relate with respect and… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 12:58am —
Urban lit, gangsta’ lit, thuggalore, call it whatever you like but it’s here to stay. These are some of the terms used to describe the griot story telling of the inner city through the eyes of those who have lived many of the tales they write about in their urban concrete jungle. These young writers are displaying and exploring the passion, scourge, mood, spirit and energy that they can only channel through a literary medium. What we are seeing now is a flowering of African American literature… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 12:56am —
What is the world coming to when gangsters and thugs start attending church? Well, there’s a community in Clarendon, Jamaica, called Salt River and the local area don has insisted that at least five of his gang members attend the local church every Sunday. The Jamaican Star stated that this information was confirmed through a police source from the area.
A number of people from the community were startled upon hearing that gang members were in attendance at the church. Several… Continue
Added by PATHFINDER on November 27, 2009 at 12:53am —