Article By REUTERS Residents of Flint, Michigan, one of the poorest cities in the United States, will get $30 million to help pay their water bills after a lead contamination crisis, under a bill unanimously approved by the Michigan Senate on Tuesday. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, plans to sign the bill, which had […]

On the surface of Julius “Dr. J” Erving, you may only see his 30,026 career points, his 10,525 rebounds and the countless poster highlights including his famous cradle left reverse layups. But there is a side that many NBA fans knew little about. Each time Erving took the court, he did so with disease on […]

While Tamar Braxton was hoping to win her first Grammy Award Monday for her song “If I don’t Have You,” the singer is grateful to be alive after a series of blood clots almost cost her her life last year. The 38-year-old “Calling All Lovers” singer and co-host of “The Real” talk show battled with […]

yler Perry, Seal, Chris Daughtry, Trisha Yearwood and more will be performing “The Passion” live in New Orleans at Woldenberg Park on Palm Sunday, March 20th. And you could be a part of it! The public will be invited to attend. Early next week, they’re going to put out a website and some people can […]

“Mob Wives” star Angela Raiola, better known as “Big Ang” died on Thursday. She was 55. Series producer Jennifer Graziano said Raiola died at a New York City hospital after battling cancer for nearly a year. Raiola was diagnosed with throat cancer in April 2015 and underwent two surgeries to have a tumor removed. In December, […]

EEW Magazine News Center of Concern has premiered “I Am Miriam,” an anti-human trafficking video that will break your heart. It tells the story of a 26-year-old Ethiopian woman who underwent sex trafficking as she sought asylum from violence against her family and herself in her homeland. In addition to the video, a website,, […]

Denise Matthews, who as Vanity fronted the group Vanity 6 but was best known for her collaboration with Prince, has died at a hospital in Fremont, California. Her death was confirmed by Gisela Hernandez, spokeswoman for Washington Hospital Health Care System. Hernandez did not say when Matthews died or under what circumstances. She was 57 […]

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were held Monday night. Here is a list of some of the big winners noted with an asterisk *. Best rap album “2014 Forest Hills Drive”: J. Cole “Compton”: Dr. Dre “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”: Drake “To Pimp A Butterfly”: Kendrick Lamar * “The Pinkprint”: Nicki Minaj […]

In 1976 author Alex Haley, who also wrote The Autobiography of Malcolm X released his book Roots, partially based on his journey to discover his ancestry. In the book, he told the story of those ancestors and the struggles they faced after being forcefully uprooted from Africa. Haley’s book was turned into a TV mini-series, […]

*Although screen monitors are used these days, I remember the interaction while sharing a hymnal and singing together with the person next to me in…

In 1995.. Bernard Harris, African-American astronaut, takes space walk. 1971 – Satchel Paige Inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame In 1952 Author Ralph Ellison’s novel…

Before the 2016 Oscars’ diversity controversy, host Chris Rock had long spoken out about racial issues in America and he recently brought up another “real…