It may not have been the prettiest win but it was effective as the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 in front of 71,088 at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
Two time Grammy award winning singer and former Destiny’s Child member Letoya Luckett stars in the new TV One series, Here We Go Again, alongside Wendy Raquel Robinson, Andra Fuller and Kyndall Ferguson.
“It’s a fun show. It’s a different concept. I …read more
About 40 million Americans are struggling to pay $1 trillion in student loan debt. This is an issue of significant importance to the black community considering more than 40% of African American families have student loan debt. African American families also carry more student loan debt …read more
Wow, check out how Tidal is stepping up to the plate.
Jay Z‘s music streaming site says it’s donating $1.5 million to #BlackLivesMatter and other organizations. The funds were generated from its October’s Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert.
The announcement was made on Friday, the same day Trayvon Martin would have turned …read more
MADRID (AP) — A delegation including American rights activist Angela Davis has been turned away from a Spanish prison where it tried to visit imprisoned Basque separatist politician Arnaldo Otegi.
Davis, Spanish rock musician Fermin Muguruza and Basque politician Amaia Izko tried to visit Logrono prison where Otegi is serving a …read more
PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) — A shooting after a Mardi Gras parade in Pass Christian killed two men and wounded four other people Sunday, south Mississippi authorities said.
Carlos Bates, 29, of Gulfport, and Isiah Major III, 43, of Bay St. Louis both died at the scene, Harrison County Coroner Gary …read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two bodies and the wreckage of a small plane were found Sunday by divers searching in the water off Southern California for evidence following a midair collision believed to have killed three people, authorities said.
Divers made the discovery about 100 feet below the surface, in an …read more
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alicia Keys was energetic when she performed for a loud and excited audience at a pre-Super Bowl party, but she also got serious at the top of her show.
Keys opened her performance Friday night at Levi’s The City Stage with words about Mario Woods, the 26-year-old …read more
Candle-lit dinners. Long-stemmed red roses. Chocolate candy. Yes, folks, it’s about that time of the year again. But if you’re looking for something unique to do for Valentine’s Day, we’ve rounded up a few great ideas. And, if you’re single in the city? Newsflash: Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples, …read more
Esteemed poet, Rita Dove
Black History Month is underway in the U.S., and Canada this month, and in the U.K. in October. It’s a time to celebrate the immense contributions of African Americans to the betterment of the nation, and some have not only made an impact on our shores but …read more
Few things in life are harder than witnessing a person you love die a little each day and knowing you don’t have a cure. That’s exactly what it felt like to be in a relationship with a man who physically survived a violent attack from a police officer but never …read more
In April 1949, President Harry S. Truman offered Ralph Bunche a coveted position as the assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern, South Asian and African affairs. The position would make Bunche, then the United Nations’ chief mediator between Israel and the Arab states, the highest-ranking African American in …read more
It’s been a month. The newness of the year has washed over you. You’re probably feeling like you’ve still got plenty of time to achieve your goals. But, you don’t. Not really. In fact, developing a sense of urgency at this juncture is critical.
Coldplay may have been the official headliners for the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show, but the B’s stole the show.
While Chris Martin and Co. kicked off the electric lights-filled performance, Bruno Mars and Beyonce took the field for a ’90s infused dance off. After completely setting the Internet on …read more
Howard University recently announced that Between the World and Me author Ta-Nehisi Coates will give the school’s prestigious Charter Day Address this March.
Coates will join the likes of California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jamie Dimon who gave past addresses in …read more
As more and more Confederate flags seem to be coming down across the American South, some continue to keep popping up.
One of these new places being eyed was in close proximity to the HBCO Alabama State University, but thankfully that won’t be happening, the Tallahassee Tribune reported.
Earlier this …read more
Under Armour announced a global partnership with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the dynamic actor, producer, and global superstar most known for his part in the powerhouse film franchise Fast & Furious. As part of the long-term partnership, Johnson will work with the sportswear brand to create a range of products …read more
Well, that was black.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton goes into tonight’s Super Bowl match as a winner. On Saturday, the NFL named him its most valuable player for the 2015 season, the Charlotte Observer reports.
Students from Harford County won’t be visiting Baltimore any time soon to soak up the city’s rich culture. The school district, which is 80 percent white, has a ban on sending their kids to Charm City.
School officials “pointed to unrest in the city following the death of Freddie Gray, which …read more
Queen B has decided to bless us with a video for her brand new single “Formation!”
The surprise video was filmed in New Orleans and pays major tribute to B’s Creole roots. In the video, Beyoncé is rolling deep with a team of sexy dancers. Posted up on top of …read more
The white policeman who fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and a neighbor claims that the incident traumatized him and filed a $10 million lawsuit Friday against the teen’s estate, the Associated Press reports.
American mountain climber Sophia Danenberg made history in 2006 at age 34 when she became the first African American and the first black woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Prior to this feat, Danenberg managed indoor air quality projects with United Technologies.
A Virginia man admitted to a judge that he planned to attack black churches and synagogues in the hope of triggering a race war.
Beyonce grabbed music’s center stage on Saturday when she surprised her fan by releasing “Formation,” a hot new single and accompanying music video, on YouTube.
Cam Newton lives his life out loud. His dress, dance and exuberance for a game he’s been playing since he was a child are evident every time he steps on the field. He lives for these moments. It’s as if the universe blessed him with pearly whites just so he …read more