1230AM The BUZZ
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I just returned from the Measuring the Movement forum hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton in New York City. The forum was insightful and empowering as it pertains to getting members of African American leadership to see the value of accountability. NAACP President Ben Jealous gave time to the forum, and even President Barack Obama came […]
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, Netherlands — A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon at a crowded shopping mall outside Amsterdam on Saturday, leaving at least six people dead and wounding 11 others, Dutch officials said. RELATED: HelloBeautiful’s Top 25 Women To Know The attacker was among the dead after fatally shooting himself at the […]
Los Angeles — In a move that has shocked many in the music industry, the Grammys committee has decided to cut down on the amount of Hip-Hop and R&B categories for 2012. The move comes on the heels of music industry veteran Steve Stoute saying the Grammy committee has “lost touch.” Expect Hip-Hop and R&B […]
UNITED NATIONS — This week’s offer by Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo’s top three generals to surrender evidently was a “trick” to buy time, the head of U.N. peacekeeping said Friday. U.N. peacekeeping director Alain Le Roy told reporters after briefing the Security Council Friday afternoon that Gbagbo and his military men apparently used Tuesda […]
BEIRUT — A mass protest calling for sweeping changes in Syria’s authoritarian regime turned bloody Friday, with the government and protesters both claiming to have sustained heavy casualties as the country’s three-week uprising entered a dangerous new phase. Human rights activists and witnesses said Syrian security forces opened fire on tens of thousands of protesters […]
Actress, Ashley Judd who starred in “A Time To Kill,” “Kiss The Girls” and “Double Jeopardy” is very critical of Hip Hop in her memoir, “All That Is Bitter And Sweet.” Radar Online reports: “Along with other performers, YouthAIDS was supported by rap and hip-hop artists like Snoop Dogg and P. Diddy to spread the […]
At the Hamilton, Montana Radio Shack, you can get yourself a free gun when you sign up for the Dish Network. After all, you never know when something so enrages you that you have to shoot up your Tee Vee. “I think it really, really fits the Bitterroot Valley,” said Steve Strand, who has owned […]
We all can agree it’s a tough economy, and it’s tough right now to find jobs. However, on April 19th, you may not have to look any further because McDonalds will be hiring for 50,000 positions. Take a listen to Roland Martin as he gets the full story with a Mcdonalds franchise owner.
TOKYO — Japan’s northeastern coast has been rattled by a strong aftershock. The Japan meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning for a wave of up to one meter. The warning was issued for a coastal area already ravaged by last month’s tsunami. Officials say the quake was a 7.4-magnitude and hit 25 miles (40 […]
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A gunman opened fire at an elementary school in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday and at least 13 people were killed, including the shooter. It was not clear whether the gunman, who is believed to be a former student at the school, shot himself or was killed by police. At […]
TJMS commentator Stephanie Robinson had a lot to say about Rihanna’s recent Rolling Stone Magazine interview about her sex life. In response to reading her magazine interview, Stephanie advises the singer to remember the age of her core audience. In case you missed the commentary, you can listen below.