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JUDGE MABLEAN AND THE MABLEAN EPHRIAM FOUNDATION PRESENTS ITS 17TH ANNUAL HONORING UNSUNG FATHERS AWARDS , WITH AN EXPANDED GLOBAL PRESENCE
May 24, 2019
Television personality and philanthropist, Judge Mablean, and the Mablean Ephriam Foundation created as her name sake, presents its 17th Annual HUF Award, Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards and Scholarship Brunch. ... read more »
Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members
May 24, 2019
Summer Performances in British Columbia and Seattle, June 29-July 1 NGJO Performs with Allison Miller and Derrick Hodge at 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 29, ... read more »
Turner Shares Racial Healing Lessons in “Affirmed”
May 23, 2019
Being biracial isn’t the great fun commercials and ads portray. ... read more »
Anne-Marie Johnson: A Champion For Minorities In Front & Behind The Camera
May 23, 2019
“I always knew that I need to give back. It’s just a natural process.” ... read more »
MC Lyte Making Dreams a Reality for African American Scholars
May 23, 2019
“…once I received the MC Lyte #EducateOURMen Scholarship to Dillard, I knew that I was destined to have a fulfilling college experience that was beyond my wildest dreams and I cannot thank MC Lyte, Lynn Richardson and the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation enough for investing in me and being one of my strongest support systems,” said Joshua Williams, a valedictorian at historically Black Dillard University. ... read more »
Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks
May 23, 2019
As a result of the $10.6 billion acquisition deal, Allen’s company, Entertainment Studios, announced that it will buy four local stations from Bayou City Broadcasting for $165 million, according to Variety. ... read more »
3 Handwritten Wills Found in Aretha Franklin’s Home
May 21, 2019
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the “Queen of Soul,” including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, ... read more »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson To Declare May 21 “John Singleton Day” in Los Angeles, Honoring Legendary Filmmaker’s Life and Legacy
May 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. will declare May 21, 2019 “John Singleton Day” in Los Angeles on Tuesday, commemorating the life and legacy of the legendary filmmaker John Singleton who passed away on April 28. ... read more »
Melvin Edmonds of the Group ‘After 7’ Dies at 65
May 20, 2019
According to ... Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of Indianapolis R&B group After 7 and older brother of Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, died Saturday following a short illness. ... read more »
Cardi B tops BET Noms, Nipsey Hussle Up for 1
May 17, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination. ... read more »
WATCH: The Cast Of “Power” Discuss the Last Season of the Epic Show, with “Strahan And Sara”!
May 13, 2019
50 Cent, Omari Hardwick, La La Anthony, Joseph Sikora, Naturi Naughton, and Lela Loren talk Beyonce, the final season and share behind the scenes stories. ... read more / watch video »
Ex-Fugees Rapper Charged in Campaign Finance Case
May 10, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 U.S. ... read more »
Singleton Funeral Private, Peaceful
May 9, 2019
27 years after his Boys n the Hood fame, the family of John Singleton held a private funeral for him at Angelus Funeral Home, on Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles, CA.  Singleton was a giant in the film and television industry but more importantly, he told the Black story and represented inner-city Los Angeles like no one had done before; all by age of 24.  ... read more »
Jazz & Jake Smollett Inspiring New Lifestyle Show
May 9, 2019
The Smolletts not only help transform their homes but also provide a unique meal each episode. ... read more »
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