Billboard Ranks: Gladys Knight vs. Patti LaBelle in ‘Verzuz’ Battle of Soul Legends


By: Andrew Unterberger/Billboard Two of the true living legends of popular music squared off live from Philadelphia in the latest installment of Verzuz last night (Sept. 13), in a matchup about as highly anticipated as any NFL game on this season-opening Sunday. Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle, iconic soul voices, personalities and hitmakers whose careers stretch back to theContinue reading “Billboard Ranks: Gladys Knight vs. Patti LaBelle in ‘Verzuz’ Battle of Soul Legends”

“How are we going to pay these bills?”: Losing income to the pandemic when medical catastrophe hits


Soledad had her hours cut in half when the pandemic hit. Then her pregnancy developed serious problems By Ela Banerjee-Soledad Castillo/Saloncom This is an excerpt from the Unheard Voices of the Pandemic series from Voice of Witness. Interview and editing by Ela Banerjee, community partnership coordinator at Voice of Witness. Soledad Castillo is a narrator inContinue reading ““How are we going to pay these bills?”: Losing income to the pandemic when medical catastrophe hits”

American Blood on his hands


His need for attention and praise is part of his narcissism. This narcissism allowed himself to taped by famed journalist Bob Woodward who taped him on 18 separate occasions from Dec. 5, 2019 to July 21, 2020. Bob Woodward, is best known for his work with Carl Bernstein for the Washington Post on the WatergateContinue reading “American Blood on his hands”

Relationships: What happens when one partner loses their job?


As unemployment rates spike, many relationships now feature a new and emotionally complex element of financial support By: Celina Ribeiro/UkGuardian “Like having a brick thrown at you,” is how Belinda* describes the days following her sudden redundancy. “You have a certain view of yourself, and that sense of worth is tied to the job thatContinue reading “Relationships: What happens when one partner loses their job?”

A man and his money (A look Back)


Past behavior is often the best predictor of future behavior, and the same is true of success.  Donald Trump has a secret, its behind curtain number three.  The public is not invited as it reveals everything he holds so dear. A image of sucess  Donald Trump 1990: a Percursor? Donald Trump appeared with Barbara WaltersContinue reading “A man and his money (A look Back)”

The BEST birthday EVER: Murdering the side chick!


On September 26th,  Ashley Spencer will be 34 years old. On the 26th Ashley, planned to give herself the ultimate birthday gift, by killing her husband’s side chick. Not only did she have an idea, Ashley had a plan…. Brevard County (Florida) Sheriff Department got involved in August, after a friend reported Ashley making threats againstContinue reading “The BEST birthday EVER: Murdering the side chick!”

Kanye West, bipolar disorder and me: When I hear Kanye’s rants, I remember my own delusions


Afraid of being laughed at, called crazy or attention-seeking, I kept my diagnosis a secret from almost everyone By: Darryl Robinson I was spooked, running around New York City trying to dodge death. Little blue men were falling from the sky trying to kill me. I’m from the hood, where violence is as normal asContinue reading “Kanye West, bipolar disorder and me: When I hear Kanye’s rants, I remember my own delusions”

Racism just took a hard left in Kenosha, Wisconsin


Last Sunday an unarmed black man, 29 year old Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer. As a result of the shooting, Blake is paralyzed from the waist down and is chained to a hospital bed. Early Wednesday morning beyond the city’s 8 pm curfew an armed 17Continue reading “Racism just took a hard left in Kenosha, Wisconsin”

Dating Diaries:He didn’t respect my social distancing request. Plus, he was rude


From the Toronto Star Catherine is 37, works in financial technology and lives in King West. She says, “When I asked a friend to describe me, the first thing that she said was ‘bougie.’ Once a guy took me to an upscale cocktail bar on our first date, which he selected because I ‘come acrossContinue reading “Dating Diaries:He didn’t respect my social distancing request. Plus, he was rude”

Jerry Falwell Jr and Wife had sexual relationship with Cabana Boy?


Jerry Falwell Jr., a leading U.S. evangelical Christian whose endorsement played a key role in President Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, has resigned as president of Liberty University, the school said on Tuesday. Falwell, through an attorney, sent a resignation letter late last night to members of Liberty’s board, the Lynchburg, Virginia-based school said in aContinue reading “Jerry Falwell Jr and Wife had sexual relationship with Cabana Boy?”