Author Archives: Madame Noire

TIME Magazine List Malia And Sasha Obama In “25 Most Influential Teens of 2014″ Segment

Malia, 16, and Sasha, 13, have grown up under the watchful eye of their powerful parents. But the past year has seen both teens make huge splashes with their various endeavors.

Acclaimed Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Passes Away At 82

De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 … though it’s unclear at this point what caused his death.

Stacey Dash On Black People Under Obama Administration: “They Feel Worthless…Uneducated”

Sigh…what’s new?

Meet 25 Of The Liberian Ebola Survivors

According to the World Health Organization, the epidemic has a 70 percent mortality rate, and it is said to leave survivors immune to the strain that sickened them.

MN Bosses: “Academia” Category, Dr. Yaba Blay, Professor & Publisher, Drexel University

Dr. Blay shares her appreciation for Black people and Black culture with her academic work. Still, she’s got some interesting things to say about getting a PhD.

#TGITea: The Tea On This Week’s “Scandal” And “How To Get Away With Murder”

The MadameNoire ladies break down the sensational and steamy plots on this week’s episodes of “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder”.

Media Powerhouse Conde Nast Lays Off Over 70 Employees

Condé Nast is bringing the hammer down on 70-80 of its employees in the biggest round of layoffs the company has made in recent years.

San Diego Pays Young Mother $225K For Taking Newborn Away

In 2008, San Diego police officers claimed teen mom Johnneisha Kemper was “unfit” to raise her newborn and took the child from her.

Listen Up! McDonald’s Wants To Squash The Beef…

Now’s your chance to give your opinion.

Alicia Keys Organizes Protest To Find Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April.