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It seems that this divorce from Kanye West is beginning to make Kanye a little bitter. One of Ye’s most vocal parts about his divorce is having access to his kids. According to Ye, that is why he purchased a home across the street from Kim. Well in the next turn of events in the […]

When you look up the word procreation in the dictionary you should see a picture of Nick Cannon alongside the worded version of the definition. Nick Cannon is no stranger to being willing provider for his kids. However the former rapper, business mogul, comedian and father of seven has had four of his last seven […]

Well, seems as though Nick Cannon has no intent on slowing down in his reproductive efforts. On June 23, 2021 he announced via his Instagram account that his seventh child was born into the world. #AlyssaScott birthed #ZenCannon making this Nick’s fourth baby mother. According to the mothers of Nick’s older children, Nick is a […]

To beat or not to beat your child? That is the question. But this latest situation poses another level of questioning, if you do beat your child, why post it on social media? And when does it become abuse? A father is going viral after footage shows him beating what appears to be his preteen […]

It looks like all is NOT well between Omarion and the mother of his 2 children, Apryl Jones.

Usually when you hear these stories about teens that have plans to shoot up schools, we never think that it could happen close to home. Well, Frederick County may not be in Baltimore City, but it is close enough. According to ABC, 18 year old Nichole Cevario, had plans in her diary of how she […]

Up-and-coming Atlanta rapper Dae Dae has had a pretty amazing year. His break-out hit, “Wat U Mean (Aye Aye Aye)” started its take over back in April, not just via radio, but through a hilarious video of an Uber driver dancing to the song. The video went viral quickly, and the infectious song gained popularity. […]

Shanynthia Gardner, 29, has been charged with first degree murder for the deaths of her three daughters and one son, all who were under the age of 5.

This raises an ethical question about how to discipline your children. Moreover, this calls into question the different standards that Black parents are held to as both women were arrested and charged for punishing their kids in a way that isn't much different than how many adults were disciplined in their youth. How far is too far?

Reason #876 why inclusion and representation in advertising matters to our children.

Kandi Burruss sends out a special mother’s day message to all the mothers out there, plus, she shares a touching mother’s day memory. Check out the player for more in this exclusive video from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: Kandi Burruss Explains Why She Didn’t Comfort NeNe Leakes On The RHOA Reunion […]

Monyetta Shaw, former fiance to R&B singer Ne-Yo, talks about her new book, single parenting and what it means to “save some of you for you,” with “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show. She also goes into detail about why she thinks it’s important for single mothers to let their children see their fathers, and to try […]