Or do they? Now, that last pick is Star Wars movie empire daddy George Lucas and his chocolate sister, a very successful CEO of her own company. She isn't with him for just the money (it never hurts to get more money), but perhaps the affluence or influence, or maybe it's just pure love. Think white boys don’t want black women? Think again. They say you have to have a certain look. You can’t look “too black”.…
God is a focal point in the Black community. Spirituality, belief and faith are all interconnected and this is due to a long history between religion and Blacks that goes back further than slavery. Although slavery was definitely one of the American institutions that helped to forge and solidify the strong…
Some of our favorite gals represented at Black Girls Rock! Black girls rock honors some of the most exceptional women of color in the country. DJ Beverly Bond produced the event 3 years ago. Stephen Hill (president of music programming for BET) partnered with her and now it's bigger than ever. Some of the categories include "Rock Star" "Who Got Next" "Living Legend" just to name a…
There are 1,000,000 single black women out there. It has to be a valid reason for this. Black men are dating outside of their race and the numbers are increasing. It has become more common to see a black man with a non-african american woman on his arm.
I have a friend that recently divorced and he said if he was to ever get married again he would marry a white woman. This sadden me but I want to find out why.
Ladies Ladies Ladies (and a few gentlemen). In the world of "ballers" they must be fierce as at times. Let's play Baller Alert's own Hit or Miss. It's the battle of fashion. We want you to decide. (Please consider hair, makeup, and clothes.) Please do not answer with a simple hit or miss. Please tell us why you voted that way.
Most of our favorite itchbay's attended the 2nd Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. Most look absolutely stunning. I tried to figure out what designers they were wearing..some I found and some I didn't.
Who was the worst and best dressed at this wonderful event?
Here we are in the lovely month of February which recognizes OUR history. We make history everyday, so therefore I celebrate it throughout the entire year. If it weren't for those same individuals who went against the grain, some of the luxuries I'm afforded today, I simply wouldn't appreciate. Much love goes out to Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Betty Shabazz, George Washington Carver, Madame C.J. Walker, just to name a… Continue
On Baller Alert we talk about everything: groupies, ballers, celebrities, sex, fashion and the list goes on. I love the fact that the members on this site love the baller life...
The Collective Renaissance Guild had yet another successful event. I am upset that I didn't make it to the Intimate Evening with Wynton Marsalis but I heard it was unbelievable. Please visit the website and sign up for the mailing list to get invites to… Continue
It is PAFF’s goal to present and showcase the broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes. We believe film and art can lead to better understanding and foster…
It is PAFF’s goal to present and showcase the broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes. We believe film and art can lead to better understanding and foster communication between peoples of diverse cultures, races, and lifestyles, while at the same time, serve as a vehicle to initiate dialogue on the important issues of our… Continue
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Not American Express Black card status yet? Try to get a Visa Black Card. For those who demand the best in life and what it has to offer. The card is made of carbon graphite. It's only available to 1% of U.S. Residents. Annual fee is is $495 and comes with a 24-hour world class Concierge… Continue
The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) is hosting it's first winter ball in Atlanta, Georgia on December 6, 2008 at 8:00pm.
Obama is not the only person saying "It's Time For A Change"
The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) is one of the premier national and international celebrations of the art, music and culture of people of African descent. The mission of the NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences… Continue
Candace “Black” Cabrera was runner up to Thing 2 on FOL 3. Baller Alert is giving Candace the opportunity to discuss her controversy with the haters. She will also be given the chance to talk about appearances she is expected to make by the end of this year.
In honor of National Black Music Month, I thought it would be great to highlight some of the lesser known talent of the industry. We've heard time and time again the stories of the pioneers and the trailblazers in music, so we wanted to get you savvy on some folks you may not know about. First up is someone that is actually no stranger to the true fans of today's R&B/soul music genre...
Dwele, born Andwele Gardner, is a native of Detroit… Continue
Prominent entertainment attorney, L. Londell McMillan, whose famous clients include Prince, Stevie Wonder, D'Angelo, Wesley Snipes and Spike Lee. With his New York based firm L. Londell McMillan PC, the 34-year-old legal eagle from Brooklyn has made a name for himself as both a civil rights advocate and an entrepreneur. He is well known for protecting artist's rights and copyrights while also aligning his primarily African American…
I mean seriously, what is the problem? Should black successful men ONLY date, marry, mate with black women?
And why? Please explain where the sense of "ENTITLEMENT" comes from. Or your viewpoint in… Continue
Aliko Dangote is a businessman based in Nigeria. He is the owner of the Dangote Group, which has operations in Nigeria and several other countries in West Africa. A wealthy supporter of erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo and the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP), Dangote controls much of Nigeria's commodities trade through his corporate and political connections. With an estimated current net worth of around…
I see a lot of discussions about spots in Maryland, DC, ATL, but what about NYC?! Somebody please cant tell me ballers are not in NYC. They are and they hang out, so spill the beans. I know I don't…Continue
Sorry, but I felt like ranting this morning:After listening to Kanye West's "New Slaves", one thing is painstakingly clear: Kanye has OFFICIALLY lost his damn mind. Nevertheless, he brings up some…Continue
*WARNING* THIS HERE IS A GRUESOME ASS PICTURE -heres the jest of the story An Atlanta baseball coach who was charged in the 2009 rape of a 9 year old boy. The coach visited the home of the child to…Continue