April 23, 2009

Pastor’s $600,000 Pay Splits N.Y. Church

Filed under: Entertainment — hypeplug @ 4:57 pm

BET.com Daily News Blast

Thursday, April 23, 2009


Riverside Congregants Protest Pastor’s Salary
The Rev. Brad Braxton is slated to earn $600,000 in pay and benefits. Read more.

Man Gets Life for Killing Transgender Person
This marks the first time a hate-crime statute has led to such a murder conviction. Read more.

High Court Ponders Discrimination Case
Was the city of New Haven, Conn., right to scrap a standardized exam? Read more.

Grade President Obama
Pres. Obama has served almost 100 days in office. How’s he doing so far? Take the poll!

More Top News

11-Year-Old Watches Gunman Shoot Her Mother
She was attacked as she was about to take her daughter to school. Read more.

Pulitzers Focus on Racial History
Three of the prizes go to stories about Black life. Read more.

Women’s Group Honors Sojourner Truth
The legendary human rights advocate will have a bust in the U.S. Capitol. Read more.


On Location
Check out these exclusive photos from Terrence J’s birthday bash. See pics.

Hot 97 Summer Jam Lineup Announced
What heavy hitters will perform at Hot 97’s annual Summer Jam? Find out now! Read more.

More Music

A Hunkie President Obama Takes Mag Cover
The president earns props as a “hottie” in a Washington magazine. Read more.


Cake & Ice Cream
Get this week’s celebrity birthdays. See pics.

More Entertainment

106 & Park
Watch exclusive video of past Wild-Out Wednesdays! Watch.

Harlem Heights
See the finale again tonight at 10:30 PM/ 9:30 C. Plus, keep the Harlemites with you. Grab the cast widgets now! Read more.

Sunday Best 2
The final three become the final two. The competition heats up Sunday at 9 PM/8 C. Don’t miss it. Plus, get the gospel blog and video exclusives now. Read More.

More on BET

Former NFL Wideout Busted on Drug Charges
Police say he was cruising Florida’s freeways in a haze of herb smoke. Read more.

Playa Hater
High school hoops star skips his senior year to play ball in Europe. Read more.


Black UK Beauty Queen Gets Racist Threats
Someone didn’t think the Nigeria born beauty should represent York. Read more.

South Africans Head to the Polls
The African National Congress was expected to win. Read more.

World Lens
Check out photos of people of color from throughout the world. Read more.


‘Morning-After Pill’ Now Available to 17-Year-Olds
A prescription is no longer required, nor is an 18th birthday. Read more.

A Greener You ’09
Get great tips on eco-friendly fashion, health & more! Read more.

More Lifestyle

Entertainment Spotlight
J wrote, “A woman of Etta James caliber should not have made a big deal out of nothing, she tarnished her legendary reputation.” Read more.

News You Should Know
Larina wrote, “He is human, and he made a mistake. I just pray that Michael Vick is accepted back into the league. After his acceptance, I hope that he returns back to Atlanta and beats the feathers off of the Falcons on the field.” Read more.


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