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Entries by Michelle Marques from 08/2012

85-Year-Olds To Remarry 50 Years After Divorce

Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

BUFFALO, N.Y. — They got hitched while still in their teens, divorced 20 years and four children later, and are getting remarried after nearly a hal...

Gabby Douglas' Hair: US Olympic Gymnast Gets Heat Via Twitter Over Her Hairstyle (POLL)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

Gabby Douglas, the 16-year-old 'Flying Squirrel', has made us all proud by helping the USA women's gymnastic team win a Gold medal for the first time ...

Pharrell Williams Set To Launch 'Bee Line' Clothing Collection With Mark Mcnairy

Posted 08.02.2012 | Black Voices

Ever since Pharrell Williams came on the music scene as half of the production company and music group The Neptunes, he has proven that he's not of th...

9-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand Raises $3K For The City of Detroit

Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

He came, he saw, he conquered. Joshua Smith had a one goal: to raise money to help the city of Detroit. In less than a week of selling lemonade, other...

'The Olympian': A Story Of The First Black Gold Medalist

Posted 08.10.2012 | Black Voices

Craig Williams walked through the gates of Eden Cemetery, the oldest African American cemetery in the U.S., one fall day in 2007. Even though the Coll...

Eric Williams Sounds Off About Chad Ochocinco Arrest On Twitter

Posted 08.13.2012 | Black Voices

Eric Williams is not wasting any time getting back at Evelyn Lozada who made fun of the permanent knot on his head. Eric took to his Twitter account t...

Evelyn Lozada Speaks Out About Chad Ochocinco Domestic Violence Incident

Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

Evelyn Lozada has made her first public statement since husband Chad Johnson was arrested Saturday night for allegedly head butting her: ...

Kenya Moore, Former Miss U.S.A., Launches The Miss More 2012 Pageant

Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

Beauty pageants have a pretty bad rep. Up until 1970 some beauty pageants refused to allow women of color to vie for the crown. Even Miss Black F...

Mariah Carey Set To Launch OPI Nail Polish Collection

Posted 08.21.2012 | Black Voices

Mariah Carey is on fire. Not only is the R&B songstress gearing up to reconfirm her place in the hearts of Americans as a judge on American Idol , she...

Why We Still Need Affirmative Action

Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

Throughout the history of American law and the long struggle for civil rights, questions have consistently arisen regarding the meaning of individual ...

Closet Confidential: Organize Your Closet With These 10 Great Items (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time to give your wardrobe a much needed refresh. If you're like us we're sure your closet is ov...

Jacquie 'Tajah' Murdock, Legendary Apollo Theater Dancer, Stars in Lanvin Fall 2012 Campaign (VIDEO)

Posted 08.23.2012 | Black Voices

We all know models are beautiful, tall, and somewhat flawless. But its hard to imagine them coexisting in the world with us "regular folk." For La...