Presiding Bishop Charles Blake unveils campaign in Memphis during 50th anniversary of MLK assassination
Faith leaders, community activists, labor heads and prominent entertainers united with Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Presiding Bishop Charles E. ... read more »
Sapp is no stranger to coming in the top spot, with critically acclaimed single “Never Would Have Made it,” setting a record breaking history as the longest Gospel single to lead number one. ... read more / view gallery »
Among his numerous and distinguished awards, Jones has received the National Medal of Arts, The John F. Kennedy Center Honor and most recently in 2011, The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented him with an honorary Oscar. ... read more / view gallery »
The sold-out evening began with the screening of the extended version of Young’s “Letter to the Free,” followed with a Q&A with Common and Nelson George and finally a performance by Common and his band!
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There's been a big change at Calvin's Barbershop since our last visit over a decade ago. The once-sacred male sanctuary has been converted to a unisex salon, and some feisty female employees have brought a new flava to the former man cave, including manager Angie (Regina Hall), flamboyant Draya (Nicki Minaj) and cynical Bree (Margot Bingham). ... read more »
McDonald's USA will televise its 12th annual 365Black Awards ceremony for the third consecutive year on the national cable television network Black Entertainment Television (BET). Hosted by national TV correspondent/actor Terrence 'J' Jenkins and leading actress KeKe Palmer, the program will initially air Sunday, August 23 at 9:00 p.m. EDT/8:00 p.m. CDT. Those who miss the first airing can catch it again the following Sunday, August 30 at 11:00 a.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. CDT on BET and at 7:00 p.m. EDT/6:00 p.m. CDT and 12:00 a.m. EDT/11:00 p.m. CDT on CENTRIC-TV. ... read more »