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Kanye West announces he is running for president in 2020
July 4, 2020
Platinum selling producer and rap artist Kanye West announces his 2020 bid to run for president of the United States of America. West set off social media fire works on July 4th with his tweet that announced his plans. ... read more »
Awkwafina, Zendaya among 819 invited to join film academy
July 1, 2020
Cynthia Erivo, John David Washington, Eva Longoria, Zendaya and Awkwafina are among the 819 people who have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization that puts on the Oscars announced the new invitees Tuesday. If they accept, which most do, those in the new class will have voting privileges at this year’s Oscars. ... read more »
Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, files for divorce
July 1, 2020
Nicole Young, Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, has filed for divorce. ... read more »
21 Savage launches free online financial program for youth
July 1, 2020
Rapper 21 Savage will be launching a free online financial literacy education program for youth sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Kanye West to bring Yeezy brand, but not sneakers, to Gap
June 27, 2020
The rap superstar will design adult and kids’ clothing that will be sold at the chain next year. Yeezy is best known for pricey sneakers that sell out online quickly. But Yeezy footwear, made with sneaker company Adidas, won’t be sold at Gap stores. ... read more »
Global Star Amara La Negra Vows to Stand Firm in the Fight for Racial Equality
June 25, 2020
Her passions have propelled her into a position of influence and leadership as she fights for equal rights for Black and Afro-Latino citizens. ... read more »
OWN’s Greenleaf Cast Get Candid About Final Season During Virtual Roundtable
June 25, 2020
According to the cast, the show wonderfully paints the image of men growing into themselves. ... read more »
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Bill Cosby Appeal
June 25, 2020
In a significant legal victory for Bill Cosby, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of his 2018 conviction on charges of indecent aggravated assault.   In a stunning ruling handed down on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the court noted it's allowing the appeal on two specific issues.   The first is regarding the so-called prior bad acts witnesses. Cosby's attorneys argued that six additional women were unlawfully allowed to testify against him based on unproven and uncharged allegations from decades earlier. The women claimed Cosby had provided them Quaaludes, which prosecutors claimed to fit a specific pattern of behavior exhibited by the comedian. District Attorney Kevin Steele claimed that Cosby had a habit of drugging and assaulting women.    ... read more »
Rapper Hurricane Chris arrested for murder in Louisiana
June 25, 2020
Police responded shortly after 1 a.m. Friday to a reported shooting at a gas station in Shreveport ... read more »
Community Advocacy Behind the Scenes in The World of Entertainment is Always Best Served Bold
June 11, 2020
One of the things people gravitate to that bridges the gap between a long day and a feel-good experience is an amazing event. Whether it be a sports game, a festival, or a concert, live entertainment creates global unions by way of hosting a space for thousands to convene and celebrate. ... read more »
Social Media Unites Celebrities and Common Users to Fight for the End of Police Brutality, Racism, and Injustice Against Black Lives
June 4, 2020
In this day and age, society has built a system and a niche economy within the world of social media. One that produces everyday influencers and brings everyone closer to their favorite celebrities. This same structure is now a change agent in the fight for Black Lives.  Throughout the year’s social media has put a voice to the unheard bringing to light case after case of police brutality. Since the death of Trayvon Martin, there hasn’t been a year without multiple horrific stories and videos of a Black life being taken. With the help of celebrities and the millions of users on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, the names of the thousands and counting Black victims live on. However, justice is yet to be served in its totality.  ... read more »
Celebrate Black High School Graduates
June 4, 2020
Join the Los Angeles Urban League and the Black College Expo to Celebrate Black High School Graduates In The United States of America. “2020 Black High School Graduation: Rites Of Passage” where nationwide, students will share their high school achievements during this historic virtual ceremony.  ... read more »
Bill Cosby Supports Protestors, Rips Tactical Gear Wearing Cops 
June 4, 2020
Imprisoned comedian Bill Cosby has spoken out the police murder of George Floyd, a handcuffed African American man who died a short time after police officers were filmed pressing their knees into his neck and body for nearly nine minutes.   In a statement released by his publicist Andrew Wyatt, Cosby cited the continued police killings of African Americans and the racially-motivated slayings of Black people, including his son, Ennis.   ... read more »
KEARRAN GIOVANNI — BET’s ‘American Soul’ introduced a force of nature, assassin Ruby Daniels and shook up the game!
June 4, 2020
Giovanni is not a household name, yet, but this dynamic actress is without a doubt someone to keep a sharp eye on. ... read more »
Record Attendees Stream 2020 BHERC Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Film Festival at BHERC TV
May 28, 2020
Popular signature BHERC “Sistas” Film Festival makes its successful debut to online at BHERC TV to record global viewing audience citing flexibility and ease of use as well as superb and thrilling content. ... read more »
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