Inside the rapper’s strategy to bring new life to the community where he grew up.
by Brady Rhoades
W. Kamau Bell, most renowned as the Emmy-winning socio-political commentator on CNN’s United Shades of America, has been characterized in many ways.
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Michael B. Jordan has been tapped as the newest face of Coach. The “Black Panther” actor is the first-ever global men’s ambassador for the luxury brand, which also counts Selena Gomez as a celebrity collaborator. Continue reading Michael B. Jordan Will Be the New Face of Coach
Cicely Tyson is finally bringing home the gold.
The 93-year-old actress was named this week as the recipient of an honorary Oscar, making her the first black woman to gain that distinction, according to Essence and People. Continue reading Cicely Tyson Becomes First Black Woman To Receive Honorary Oscar
“What comes next? What is my next passion?”
Those are the two questions retired NBA star and Academy Award winner Kobe Bryant claims athletes have to ask themselves. Continue reading Kobe Bryant and nine other athletes have been supersmart investors
John Legend has made history as the youngest person ever to achieve that sweet, sweet coveted EGOT status. Continue reading John Legend is the youngest ever to achieve EGOT status
Netflix is creating a new executive position that will focus on inclusion and diversity among employees of the streaming entertainment giant.
His Help From the Hart Charity Fund is partnering with the UNCF to award $600,000 Continue reading Kevin Hart giving back by handing out scholarships to HBCU students
Taraji P. Henson portrayed Johnson in 2016’s “Hidden Figures.”
West Virginia State University honored NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson’s 100th birthday with a statue and scholarship dedication over the weekend. Continue reading NASA’s Katherine Johnson Honored With Statue, Scholarship On 100th Birthday
The tennis superstar worked just four months out of the period Forbes tracked after taking time off to have her daughter, Olympia. Continue reading Serena Williams Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Female Athletes Of 2018
The star of HBO’s ‘Ballers’ and Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ former Morehouse star running back and NFL player does things his way Continue reading John David Washington Outran His Father’s Long Shadow With A Football In Hand
It’s still Simone Biles season, and the American gymnast is still kicking ass and taking names, which culminated in yet another historic career achievement at this year’s United States Gymnastics Championships on Sunday. Continue reading Simone Biles Is Still Making History, Is 1st Woman to Win 5 U.S. All-Around Championships