Posts Categorized: History Makers

Jeezy’s Surprises Jeannie Mai By…

They are the darling couple of the internet, TV personality and stylist Jeannie Mai and rapper and philanthropist Jeezy. A few weeks ago they treated their followers to a loving, lip-sinc battled to Tevin Campbell’s, ‘Can We Talk’. On Friday ‘The Real’ star was surprised by a live performance from singer Tevin Campbell at her 41st birthday… Read more »

Worries Of Draft Crashes Selective Service Website

After a U.S. airstrike that killed the head of Iran’s Qud Force Friday, the Selective Service website crashed after an uptick in traffic volume. The Selective Service is the agency that registers American males aged 18-25 to be potentially drafted into the army.  The website’s increased traffic came almost immediately after news of Soleimani’s death… Read more »

U.S. Postal Service Honor Gwen Ifill With Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late PBS NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill with a commemorative Forever Stamp. It sis the 43rd stamp in the Black Heritage series and one of several new designs for 2020. Gwen Ifill broadcasted from the NewsHour desk for 17 years, also a best-selling author The Breakthrough: Politics and Race… Read more »

NFL TV Ratings Up for Second Straight Year

The NFL’s regular season ratings are up for the 2nd straight year in a row. Back-to-back ratings boost hasn’t happened since the 2010 season. Games averaged 16 million viewers on TV. That is a 5% increase from 2018. Female viewership was also up 5% from 2018. Women have accounted for at least 35% of the… Read more »

Police Warn Don’t Abbreviate While Writing 2020

If you generally write the year out on documents as a two-digit number, you may want to quit the practice. Experts warn it could leave you open to fraud. By only writing 2-0 in an abbreviated form, scammers could tack on a different year, creating all sorts of problems. So rather than marking the date as 1/3/20, write… Read more »

Lizzo, Alicia Keys React To Barack Obama’s 2019 “Favorites” List

Many actors, artists, and authors shared their gratefulness to Barack Obama who honored many with a  2019 “favorites” list.  Former President Obama released his favorite music list on December 20, with Lizzo making the list. Her song, “Juice” made the cut and she took to Twitter to give thanks.  “I love you so much Mr…. Read more »

Woman Tries To Pass Drug Test With Dog Urine

A Kentucky woman failed her drug test – after she tried to pass off her dog’s urine as her own. Police say 40-year-old Julie Miller snuck in the canine sample to her scheduled probation visit.   When it didn’t fool the testers, Miller admitted that she got the urine from her dog because she had used… Read more »

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Dead At 77

BREAKING NEWS- Former NBA commissioner David Stern has died at the age of 77. Stern was at the helm of the NBA for three decades. According to ESPN he suffered from a brain hemorrhage three weeks ago. David Stern took over the league in 1984. His efforts ushered in a new era in the NBA… Read more »