For nearly three decades, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year continues to be the ESSENCE Music Festival. Renamed Essence Festival of Culture in 2018, the four day event (June 30-July 3) draws nearly a half-million attendees to New Orleans for an unforgettable weekend. ... read more »
Brookins–Kirkland Community AME Church saluted the spiritual and executive leadership of Pastor Mary S. Minor during an appreciation service on October 15.
The theme was “Our Pastor Shows Love Still Works” based on I Corinthians 13:1-13. ... read more »
After nearly two decades in the radio industry, Charlamagne Tha God’s new memoir “Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It” takes readers on a journey that explicitly articulates and reiterates that there are no overnight successes. ... read more »
You may not recognize the name Vincent Berry II, but you know his music. Berry is one of the songwriters behind Beyonce’s Grammy Award winning ballad, “Sandcastles” from her latest album “Lemonade”. ... read more »
After a record breaking inaugural season, our favorite guilty pleasure, “Greenleaf” is back with more plot twists and family secrets that will definitely leave you on the edge of your seat. ... read more »
The six-part documentary that is riveting the nation, “Time: The Kalief Browder Story” tells the gut wrenching account of 22-year-old Kalief Browder who took his own life following a three-year stint in the infamous New York prison, Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime. ... read more »