Like much of the world, I was on pins and needles hoping that little Falcon wouldn’t get the urge to open the latch of that homemade balloon that was concocted by his parents. I couldn’t help think about Noah (who is also 6) and what little Falcon must be thinking as he soared across the […]

When it comes to weight loss, the scale can be a good measure of progress, particularly if you have a lot of weight to lose. But if you place too much emphasis on your weight and not enough on your body composition (the ratio of fat to lean muscle), you’re only getting half the story. […]

According to Atlanta native and hip-hop favorite Canton Jones returns with his latest release Kingdome Business 2. This album is the sequel to Kingdom Business, which produced the hits “Hater Day” and “My Day. According to, Jones won four Stellar award nominations for work on his last CD. This new project, which is […]

According to Okay, maybe there was some kind of language barrier between France and Italy’s Vogue magazine staffs, but in case someone missed the memo or translated improperly we need you to know this. When the Italian Vogue came out it was completely filled with: actual BLACK WOMEN! It was a groundbreaking decision and […]

Liz “Faith” Dixson is a radio personality you can currently hear blessing the airwaves as afternoon host of the Kingdom Takeover from 3pm-6pm Mon-Fri & God Squad co-host of the Nu Church Radical Praise Party every Saturday from 5pm-7pm on AM1310 The Light. She also produces the Hall of Fame Talk Show Afternoons with Amos […]

According to Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films and Lionsgate have partnered to develop “Will You Be My Black Friend,” a film – to star Chris Rock – based on a Nov. 2008 GQ magazine article of the same name. The article chronicled GQ senior correspondent Devin Friedman’s unorthodox and admittedly self-conscious quest to make “black […]

As you’ve probably guessed from the title, I’m going to talk about sex. More specifically, I’m going to talk about Christians having sex. Yes, Christians talk about sex and their having it and their not having it. We talk about it because it’s an issue we, along with most everyone else, face. If you’re not […]

On the Monday (October 26th) edition of Afternoons with Amos, there was another “Unofficial Poll of the Airwaves”. Afternoons with Amos listeners who participated in Monday’s “unofficial poll” overwhelmingly plan to vote in the Tuesday, November 3rd referendum and plan to vote “Yes” on the Wishard referendum. On those responding 100% said they planned to […]

According to Tyler Perry’s latest e-mail message to fans explains his attraction to the film “Precious,” which he is executive producing along with Oprah Winfrey. The film, which arrives in theaters Nov. 6, tells the story of a 16-year-old Precious Jones (Gabourey Sidibe), a high-school student with nothing working in her favor. She is […]

According to The children of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are teaming to help Hasbro’s Project Zambi, a global initiative dedicated to raising awareness for the 15 million children who have lost parents and relatives to the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Jaden, 11, and Willow, 8, have signed on as the organization’s youth ambassadors, according […]

Laura Geraghty was down for 57 minutes. No blood pressure, no pulse, no oxygen. During that time, Geraghty says she saw deceased loved ones. She was shocked 21 times before she came back. Dr. Kevin Nelson, a neurologist who studies near-death experiences, says they’re not imagined. The explanation, he says, lies in the brain itself. […]

According to, Bill Cosby’s long-discussed rap album is finally here. Titled “Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency,” the set features the comedian as executive producer in charge of developing the concepts for each track. William “Spaceman” Patterson and Ultramagnetic MC veteran Ced-Gee served as the album’s producers, mixing elements of hip-hop, R&B, […]