You could argue that the woman on the recording didn't really set up the man on the recording; instead, she let events play out in a way that seemed quite characteristic for the Clippers owner.
Is it possible to forgive a murderer? What if that murderer is you? This former drug dealer and convicted murderer was in solitary confinement when he had the awakening that would change his life forever.
A poor credit score can hurt your chances of success, whether you're looking for private student loans or shopping for your next set of wheels. But if your credit score is already in the 600's or below, there's good news: you can fix bad credit.
The sheer number of retirement accounts can make anyone's head spin. Once you've opened a specific type of account -- for instance a traditional 401(k) -- it's tempting to just figure you're set. But with more and more employers now offering a Roth 401(k) as well, it's smart to take a step back and consider the potential benefits of each.
We have all bought into a social construct that permits us to feel good about perpetrating a fraud. Corporations, universities, government agencies, minorities and "good white folks" alike -- we are all complicit in pimping diversity.
Ultimately, the jurors will be the judges of the facts and what is reasonable. However, where race and gender clash, the black woman usually ends up on the short end of the deal.
With the President making historic strides in launching My Brother's Keeper and, together with Congress, passing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act there is no better time than now to make a focus on jobs real throughout the country.
We made a decision as a couple that for us to thrive as a family we had to learn how to embrace change. We never complained to our children about daddy's dialysis treatments and schedule because we chose to embrace it.
I try to be a gracious, well-mannered dinner guest, and a good listener; or so I'm told. It's what I reflect about over the dinner that may give people indigestion and pause. As acquaintances and friends sometimes ask me: "Eric, why do you often steer dinner discussions toward issues of racism?"
Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul is far and away the only 2016 GOP prospective presidential candidate who has made even a smidgen of an effort to crack the GOP's toughest of tough sales, and that's to woo black voters.
I needed, not wanted clothes because having lost 220 pounds since 10/2011 and 150 pounds since 8/2012, not even a belt would cinch up my pants and my underwear was too big. So I started shopping for myself.
Is this what rehabilitation looks, feels, and smells like?
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The law is often recognized as a repudiation of racial segregation in the southern states. But this common association overlooks the reality of discrimination in public accommodations in the North, including in America's largest city.
If there was ever a contrast in the way two separate and seemingly removed from each other police abuse cases were handled, the New York Police Department and the California Highway Patrol cases fit the bill.
Here we are 50 years later, and if you're a woman of color, then you're still facing inequality in the workplace. According to a recent study, black women are making far less than their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts in the same jobs and positions.
As co-chair of the new State Medicaid Expansion Caucus, I look forward to leading an ongoing dialogue on the how important expanding Medicaid is for my state, Georgia, and the entire country.
It is time we work together to solve this pervasive national problem, and develop ways every city in our country can effectively combat gun violence.
For Jennifer Hamilton it wasn't enough to be the only one wishing her husband a happy birthday. She decided to try and get the whole world to say it along with her.
On April 30, Kelis, who is seven months pregnant, filed for a divorce from husband Nas, citing irreconcilable differences.
"I can confirm that she has filed for divorce," a spokesperson for the 'Milkshake' singer told Vibe magazine.
Kelis has hired high-powered attorney Laura Wasser, who represented the likes of Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie and Stevie Wonder, and is seeking spousal support, child support and joint legal and physical custody of their unborn son, according to TMZ.
The Harlem-born songstress also believes she is in ownership of separate property and may amend the divorce proceedings accordingly.
The couple, who married in 2005, reportedly separated in April, just a few months after a very excited Nas told MTV that they were expecting their first child together.
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The Queens-born MC, who also has a 15-year-old daughter from a previous relationship with author Carmen Bryant, was even thinking about a contest to help name his baby boy.
"I've been thinking about kinda putting something online: Choose his name, [where] you get a couple stacks for that. But we're thinking now," he said.
Kelis and Nas, who have collaborated musicaKelis Tastylly on several songs, including Kelis' 'In Public,' met in 2002 at an MTV Video Music Awards after party thrown by Sean "Diddy" Combs. They dated for two years before tying the knot in a celebrity-studded ceremony in Atlanta on July 28, 2005.
Rumors of an impeding split have swirled for months.
Kelis' rep has asked the media "to respect her privacy during this very difficult time."
A rep for Nas was not available at press time.