Simone Biles won her sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday, plus did a historic clean triple-double in floor exercise. Continue reading Biles caps 6th U.S. title with historic triple-double
ABC’s “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” reality shows continue to be ratings gold for the broadcast network. But critics say they don’t succeed when it comes to diversity. Continue reading Finally a black ‘Bachelor’? ABC’s president weighs in
Protesters who are demonstrating against a massive telescope being built in Hawaii have a big supporter in Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson. Continue reading The Rock visits protesters in Hawaii who oppose massive telescope being built on sacred mountain summit
Barack Obama Teaming up with NBA for Professional Basketball League in Africa
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced their plan to launch the Basketball Africa League (BAL)— Continue reading Using Their Platform for Reform
By Jovane Marie
With a career spanning almost three decades, Common’s journey in the spotlight has been anything but.
Along the way, he’s gained an ever-expanding list of titles and credits that run the gamut: rapper, artist, father, actor, activist, model, author, designer, philanthropist, Microsoft ambassador, and Academy Award winner, to name a few. Continue reading Common Name, Uncommon Path
By Lori Denman-Underhill
Not every actor or actress has the privilege of telling a story on screen whose message is completely synergetic with their own. Actress Taraji P. Henson would tell you it’s no accident. Continue reading Taraji P. Henson: A Real-Life Heroine
Mary J. Blige received the highest honor at the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday. While presenting the Queen of Hip-hop and R&B with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the ceremony in Los Angeles, Rihanna praised Blige for the blueprint she set. Continue reading Rihanna Presents Mary J. Blige With Lifetime Achievement At BET Awards
It’s official, Robyn Rihanna Fenty is the world’s wealthiest female musician. Let’s let that sink in.
Continue reading Rihanna Is Now The Wealthiest Female Musician Alive
Nine years ago, two unlikely lunch partners sat down at the Hollywood Diner in Omaha, Nebraska. One, Warren Buffett, was a regular there. The other, Jay-Z, was not. The billionaire and the rapper ordered strawberry malts and chatted amiably, continuing the conversation back at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway offices.
Continue reading Artist, Icon, Billionaire: How Jay-Z Created His $1 Billion Fortune
Cheslie Kryst contributed to pageant history when she was crowned Miss USA on Thursday: For the first time, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America are all black women. Continue reading Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America Are All Black Women For First Time In Pageant History
Regina King has just inked a first-look deal with Netflix to produce films and television series, prompting much excitement on social media. Continue reading Regina King Inks First-Look, Multi-Year Deal With Netflix And Fans Love It
Priya Swaminathan and Tonia Davis, co-heads of Higher Ground Productions, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company in partnership with Netflix, today announced the company’s initial slate of upcoming projects. Continue reading Production Company Founded By the Obamas Announce Upcoming Projects In Partnership With Netflix