Aretha Franklin also known as the ‘Queen of Soul’ is now a Pulitzer Prize winner. Franklin received the special awards for her “indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades.’
By Jovane Marie
It has been more than 30 years since Riverdale star Robin Givens walked away from an abusive marriage, the traumatic union dissolving in a highly publicized fashion. While it’s a chapter she doesn’t feel the need to dwell on, she has used the experience, along with her platform, to assist and empower fellow survivors of domestic violence and raise awareness for the cause.
Continue reading Robin Givens: Standing Up for Women
Beloved rapper, businessman and philanthropist Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot Sunday outside of his Marathon clothing store in Los Angeles’ Hyde Park neighborhood. He was 33. Continue reading Music Artist/ Entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle Fatally Shot In Los Angeles
By: Darralynn Hutson
The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will present three-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist Darius Rucker with its Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award during the Music Biz 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner on Tuesday, May 7. Continue reading Darius Rucker to Receive to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2019
With Katy Perry’s shoe brand becoming the latest fashion company to make a racially insensitive design misstep, it’s been announced that Prada is taking the initiative to combat such issues. Continue reading Prada Enlists Ava DuVernay To Help Take Steps Toward Correcting Diversity Issues
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OG supermodel Tyra Banks recently announced that later this year she will be expanding her modeling brand with a new project called ModelLand — and it’s not at all what you think. Unless you thought it was a theme park, in that case, you were right on the money! Continue reading Tyra Banks Will Open Supermodel-Themed Amusement Park, ‘ModelLand’
Not sure if the NFL has ever had a minority head coach from Brownsville, Brooklyn, but New England Patriots defensive play-caller Brian Flores will fit that mold when he assumes the head coaching position with the Miami Dolphins.
Flores is a living example that the American Dream is still very much alive. Continue reading Brian Flores Ready To Join Dolphins’ All-Black Leadership Team
Fifty years ago, over fourteen games in May, Jackie Robinson erased any doubt that he belonged in the majors, clearing the path for other black players. Continue reading The Breakthrough: How Jackie Robinson Proved He Belonged
Gladys Knight, the “Empress of Soul” and an Atlanta native, will sing the national anthem preceding Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 in the city’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Continue reading Gladys Knight will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LIII
Taraji P. Henson will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Continue reading Taraji P. Henson to be honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame