Meghan Markle brought words of good will and big bling to her weekend appearance at Global Citizen’s VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World! Showing off her baby bump and pricey jewels, Markle used her star power to help promote worldwide vaccination efforts against COVID-19. She said women, particularly women of color, have been […]
Los Angeles, CA – May 9, 2021 — If you are a singer, Independent or award winning artist, listen up! There’s a project currently being put together that will touch the world and we would love your participation. It’s called “Heaven Your Way. “Heaven Your Way” the “Company” was created specifically to host a voice […]
The SWV singer admitted the real reason behind her discomfort during the early stages of her Verzuz celebration with Xscape on May 8.
ATLANTA, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A first-of-its-kind tribute to the trailblazing artists, iconic entertainers, and legendary luminaries who have impacted both Black culture and the community at large, the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) will officially induct its inaugural class of honorees this June, during Black Music Month. The formal induction ceremony will take place in Atlanta, GA on June 17, […]
Wednesday morning (May 5), an independent oversight board announced that Facebook’s ban on former President Trump will continue. Instagram, which was acquired by Facebook in 2012, will also continue its ban on Trump. “The Board found that, in maintaining an unfounded narrative of electoral fraud and persistent calls to action, Mr. Trump created an environment […]
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister was found dead in his Los Angeles home back on December 10 of last year. He was 62.
Not very far from the acclaimed Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York, a powerful celebration of black heritage was taking place. In the summer of 1969, The Harlem Cultural Festival, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, was home to a six-week event highlighting history, fashion and the black experience. Performers included Stevie Wonder, Nina […]
Sunday night (April 25), the jazz-inspired animated film Soul won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Pixar’s first film starring a predominantly black cast also became the only movie ever to win that award without playing in U.S. movie theaters. With theaters across the country closed at the time of its release, Soul premiered on […]
If/when everything passes in the Senate, Washington, D.C., would take the name State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, in honor of Frederick Douglass. D.C. would be the first new state admitted to the U.S. since Hawaii in 1959, and proponents have already designed American flags that fit 51 stars.
NBA legend and former Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen lost his eldest child, Antron Pippen at the age of 33 years old. The news was shared via Scottie Pippen’s social media. According to Scottie Pippen, his son Antron by Karen McCollum would have been an NBA player himself if it hadn’t suffered from chronic asthma. I’m heartbroken to share that […]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy-nominated recording artist and songwriter Juan Winans is set to release his new urban inspirational single, “Never On My Own,” with his sister, actress, and singer Deborah Joy Winans, on May 14, 2021, on DARE Records. The Official Audio Video for the single is available now on YouTube. “Never On My Own” is a […]
Richmond, VA – April 12, 2021 – On Sunday, May 2, 2021, the Community is invited to the unveiling of the Honorary Street Sign Ceremony for Music Maestro Larry Bland. The thirty minute ceremony and unveiling will take place in the 1400 Block of Idlewood Avenue from 2pm to 2:30pm between the Randolph Community Center […]