11 banned ingredients we eat in the US

We sure do love unhealthy food in the U.S. Eleven ingredients considered  unhealthy and dangerous are banned in countries around the world. But not in the  U.S. In fact, those ingredients are found in food and drink that Americans consume regularly  according  to ABC News. The banned ingredients include: 1. Blue #1 food coloring 2. Blue # 2 food coloring 3. Yellow # 5 food coloring 4. Yellow # 6 food coloring 5. Red #40 food coloring 6. Brominated vegetable oil (found in sodas) 7. Bromated flour (used in baking) 8. Olean (found in potato chips) 9. Preservatives butylated hydroxyanisole … Continue reading 11 banned ingredients we eat in the US

Man Wakes Up At His Own Funeral

May 17, 2013 By NewsOne Staff   Mourners were aghast when they witnessed Brighton Dama Zanthe, who passed away after a long term illness at age 34, twitching in his coffin during his funeral in Zimbabwe last week. Many at the funeral ran for their lives, fearing that the young man had come back to haunt them, reports the New Zimbabwe. As the young man moved around, many of his friends and family who had come to pay their respects stumbled over one another as they hightailed out of the funeral service. Lot Gaka, who had been a friend and employer of … Continue reading Man Wakes Up At His Own Funeral

Maryland Teacher Busted Having Sex With Family Dog

Maryland special education behavioral specialist, Stephanie Mikles, 45, was busted having sex with the family dog over a month-long period in August 2008, reports the NY Daily News. An unrelated search of her home during an investigation into her activities initiated by the child advocacy center of Harford County turned up pictures and video of them engaged in various sex acts. Though the Harford County Schools System would not comment on personnel matters, including what prompted the investigation, they confirmed that Mikles did interact with children in her job. Mikles, who is employed with the Hartford County School District to … Continue reading Maryland Teacher Busted Having Sex With Family Dog

Study: Welfare pays more than minimum wage in most states

Welfare pays more than a minimum-wage job in 35 states, creating little  incentive for Americans to take entry-level work and likely increasing their  long-term dependency on government help, according to a new study by the libertarian think tank Cato Institute. The finds come 17 years after the Clinton administration, with bipartisan  support from Congress, passed landmark welfare reform legislation that was  supposed to move Americans away from entitlements and into the workforce. However, “welfare benefits continue to outpace the income that most  recipients can expect to earn from an entry-level job,” the study authors said.  “And the balance between welfare … Continue reading Study: Welfare pays more than minimum wage in most states

Pastor Tells Female Staff Not To Wear Weave To Church

Aug 19, 2013 By NewsOne Staff Pastor A.J. Aamir of Resurrecting Faith in Waco, Texas believes if it didn’t grow from your scalp, it doesn’t belong there. Aamir told American Preachers that he instructed his female staff to stop wearing weave because “our black women are getting weaves trying to be something and someone they are not. Be real with yourself is all I’m saying.” Yep, he said it: Grow what the Savior gave ya and leave Black Beauty alone! He also admits that he cannot legally ban weaves, but still does not approve of them. “Long hair don’t care. … Continue reading Pastor Tells Female Staff Not To Wear Weave To Church

It’s Time For Black Women To Say, ‘Hell No!’

NEWS ONE For Black America Jul 12, 2013 By Tamika Mallory-Pictured below Over the July 4th weekend, I was in New Orleans with about 500,000 others.  It was the Essence Music Festival, and as a 33-year-old Black woman fighting every day for equality and justice, I can’t even describe the feeling of being surrounded by strong like-minded women (and the men who love and support us).  Participating in a panel on Saturday titled “Moving Forward/Solutions for Fearless Black Women,” I was joined by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Joy-Ann Reid, Dr. C. Nicole Mason, and others as we collectively said enough is … Continue reading It’s Time For Black Women To Say, ‘Hell No!’