Top 10 News Stories


Published on February 26th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

The Top 10 News Stories of the Week offers you the 10 most relevant news stories pertaining to African Americans. This list will cover the latest in news, sports and entertainment. This week’s list features two former sitcom stars, a rap star, and three incredible female vocalists. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Shortest NBA Players


Published on February 24th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

With the average height in the NBA being 6’7’’, it’s amazing how anyone 6 feet or under, could even dream of making an NBA team, much less have a successful career.  Well the following is a list of 10 basketball players who achieved success in the NBA. Despite being well under 6 feet, these players proved that with determination, desire and talent, they could overcome obstacles and live their dreams. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Sitcoms


Published on February 22nd 2010 by Leon Shepherd

 The following is my list of the Top 10 Black Sitcoms of all time. But before we get to the list, let’s define black sitcom.  A black sitcom is a situation comedy that features a primarily black cast. Though many of the black sitcoms were targeted for black audiences, there were several that appealed to a multiracial audience. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Songs by Michael Jackson


Published on February 12th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, dancer and entertainer. Referred to as the King of Pop, he is the most commercially successful entertainer of all time, and one of the most influential. His contributions to music, dance and fashion, along with a much publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Female Athletes


Published on February 11th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

In the world of sports, African American women have overcome insurmountable odds to achieve success, fame and fortune. By displaying perseverance, determination and unsurpassed athleticism, they have been able to break through barriers and achieve their goals & dreams. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Comedians


Published on February 11th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

As I was compiling my top 10 list of comics, every comedian in the world popped into my head. So with such a huge list to choose from, I had to come up with a selection process to narrow the list down to ten.  The criteria for this list included being able to be funny on stage performing stand-up,  as well as being funny  on television  and in movies.  Other factors included were c.d. sales, and  longevity.  VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Heavyweight Boxers


Published on February 9th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

The heavyweight division has always been the glory division in boxing. And if you’re like me, you miss the great heavyweight fights of the past. Well, since it’s been a while since we have had a heavyweight boxer to bring the excitement and  talent of the great boxing champions of yesteryear, I’ve decided to reminisce and list the top ten greatest heavyweight boxers to lace on a pair of gloves.  VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Wealthiest African Americans


Published on February 8th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Recently Forbes magazine compiled a list of the nation’s wealthiest African Americans. Even though African Americans represent just over 12 percent of America’s population, their lengthy fight for equality is a documented part of the history of the United States. Now African Americans are taking their place among America’s wealthiest citizens. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Secrets of Success


Published on February 7th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Ever wonder why some people are more successful than others? Well, over the years, I’ve discovered that most successful people have mastered The Top 10 secrets of success. And these Top 10 secrets — together — help successful people meet their goals and turn dreams into reality. Many of these secrets are common sense, but not common practice.  VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Actresses


Published on February 4th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

After some extensive research, including going all the way back to the 1930’s, I discovered that there were several talented black actresses who paved the way for today’s actresses. So I decided to make a top ten list featuring the great actresses of the past with the great actresses of today.  Many of the actresses listed have won various awards including VIEW THIS LIST…

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