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R&B Divas: LA Star Leela James Is "a Little Too Grown" for Reality TV Shenanigans

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.27.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Leela James admittedly isn't big on drama, unless she's packing it into one of her soulful ballads. Easy-going almost to an extreme, the singer seems like the unlikeliest of choices for reality television.

Chats with ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons, Rich Robinson, The English Beat's Dave Wakeling and Leela James, Plus Sin Cos Tan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons Mike Ragogna: Billy, in addition to ZZ Top's tour, there's a new double disc retrospective CD at Wa...

Singer Blasts Dr. Dre For Beating Her

The YBF | Posted 09.12.2013 | Black Voices

Last night's "R&B Divas LA" Reunion special was filled with shockers, including Michel'le's revelation that Dr. Dre broke her nose, beat her several t...

Spa Tips to Prepare for the FLOTUS

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 10.17.2012 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

There are certain amenities and qualities which I look for that would satisfy most folks, probably even a FLOTUS. It may surprise you that while luxurious surroundings are always a plus, it is not always my primary requirement.

8 Reasons Michelle Obama Would Make a Better Presidential Candidate Than Her Husband

Keli Goff | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

The woman who was once viewed as a liability on the campaign trail in 2008 is now viewed as a greater asset than her husband as he seeks re-election in 2012. Could she one day see herself following Hillary Clinton's footsteps down the path of first lady turned presidential candidate?

Michelle Obama Reads 'Green Eggs And Ham': 'I'm A Sucker For Kids' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

First lady Michelle Obama--and her new haircut--stopped by the Department of Labor on Thursday to speak to employees. But the visit wasn't all work an...

Interview: The Inspiring Story of 9/11 Survivor Michelle Rosado

2morrowknight | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
2morrowknight

Although the experiences through the years have ultimately shaped my destiny, I wasn't fully aware that my true "destiny" ever existed until September 11th.

Memo: Camp Smitty to Camp Obama

Jane S. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jane S. Smith

If the Obamas want to demonstrate their true mettle as family camp directors, they will have to do so at home.

Hillary, Michelle and Big Bird

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

At this time in her husband's first term, Hillary was maneuvering to design and implement a plan for national health insurance. Now Michelle Obama is on Sesame Street.

Why Designers Are Dissing Michelle

Gioia Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Gioia Diliberto

Top designers think that Michelle doesn't have enough fashion savvy to know what looks good on her. They think, how can Mrs. Obama, who comes from a working class background, dare to snub them?

Michelle Obama's Lost Her Mind! 3 Reasons She's Suddenly A Fashion Disaster

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bonnie Fuller

The First Lady's Euro style is wrong, wrong, wrong...and here's why!

The Audacity of Whiteness: Framing Barack Obama

Jill Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jill Nelson

In journalism, white people who are granted the role of analyzing everyone, including African Americans, who are likely overlooked or spoken for by white expert opinion.

Why Michelle's Red Dress Just Shook The World

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bonnie Fuller

Michelle Obama didn't just make a fashion statement, she told the world what kind of First Lady she will be.

The Dems "Personal Best" Convention

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barry Yourgrau

Obama stood up to the bitch-slapping bully of Republicanism, man to man, right in the eye. At last, a fighting Democratic candidate!

Democrats Flunk First Night

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Francis

Conventions are TV series, watched by people fleetingly, and must compete against better, more interesting programming.

Michelle Obama: The Closer Ready For Prime Time

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

For many women, like my mother, who spent the first decade of her life in this country cleaning houses, Michelle Obama is also a role model; she is an example to poor, young women of color, who don't clearly see a path that will better their lives.

Unity: Not Exactly Woodstock '69, But Close

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

It's the season premiere 2008 general election campaign. The music will be blaring, the crowd jumping, the loudspeakers booming. But the real story is that Democratic "unity" is well under way.

Michelle Obama Calmly Enters The Spotlight: "You Are Amazed Sometimes At How Deep The Lies Can Be"

New York Times | Michael Powell and Jodi Kantor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michelle Obama's eyes flicker tentatively even as she offers a trained smile. As her campaign plane arcs over the Flathead Range in Montana, she is as...

Michelle Obama Hints About Her Role As Possible First Lady

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michelle Obama gave a hint of what her portfolio may be if she becomes first lady at a fund-raiser Friday for Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.). Former CIA...