Not again. A Maryland fraternity and sorority are under fire for reportedly hosting a Country Music Television vs. BET-themed party, where mostly white students dressed in hip-hop regalia and country-styled clothing.
Students at a Seattle, Wash., high school could face disciplinary action after they reportedly hurled racial slurs at black basketball players on a rival team after a loss, MYNorthwest reports.
Put me down as a skeptic when it comes to Condoleezza Rice.
A federal jury on Friday convicted the daughter of President Obama’s former pastor of laundering thousands of dollars from a $1.25 million state grant for a Chicago-based job-training program, the Chicago Tribune reports.
“Fake Tupac,” as he has become known, looks a lot like the late rapper and caused a social media frenzy this week when he showed up at the Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors game.
The impersonator (or so we think…) rocked one of Tupac’s trademark bandanas and had the …read more
Lupita Nyong’o is an Oscar winner, style icon, and Hollywood’s “it” girl, and she has been just as insecure in her own skin as many of us are.
Recently at the Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon organized by Essence, Nyong’o took the opportunity to address her own evolving thoughts …read more
This week marked three months since 30-year-old Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick vanished without a trace after work one day.
Thirty-two-year-old Ebony Wilkerson’s three children were reportedly screaming for their lives when she drove a minivan into the ocean surf off Florida, the Associated Press reports.
The FBI has opened an investigation into one of the largest private prison operators over its management of an Idaho prison with a reputation for violence that inmates call it “gladiator school,” according the Associated Press.
Empires are built by forward-thinking individuals who see things that other people do not. Foundations are stabilized by great logistical minds who convert grand ideas into practical steps. For six years, visionary film director-writer-PR expert Ava DuVernay has been just that kind of individual. Her African American Film Festival …read more
Solomon Northup’s harrowing story, 12 Years a Slave, was deserving of the silver screen and the accolades that followed. But there are books by black authors, like Tananarive Due, Octavia Butler and Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie, that tell other stories, beyond the whips and chains of slavery, that Hollywood should consider …read more
Former lovebirds Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons have this co-parenting thing down to a science. Their blended family runs like a well-oiled machine, and honestly, their friendship is so strong sometimes we forget they lived in holy matrimony once upon time.
Russell shared the secret to their success on a recent …read more
There’s going to be a soouuuul party at White House on April 7!
As part of their “In Performance at the White House” series, President Obama and First Lady Michelle invited music’s greatest female vocalists to hit the stage for a “Women of Soul” concert. Musical powerhouses like Aretha Franklin, Patti …read more
The DNA results show…he is NOT the father!
A manager at the lab Howard went to in L.A. tells TMZ, FilmOn.com’s Alki David’s people took the dental mold to the …read more
“The sun will come out tomorrow, bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow, there’ll be sun.”
Andre 3000 has said he spent hours watching interviews studying Jimi Hendrix’s mannerisms before taking on the role playing the music icon in All is By My Side. Do you think it paid off?
The film premieres in the U.S. this week at SXSW.
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Lupita Nyong’o is definitely not dating “Dallas Buyer’s Club” star Jared Leto because she’s in a relationship with conscious Somalian rapper K’naan. The two were spotted holding each other as Lupita made her promotional rounds after winning “Best Supporting Actress” at the 2014 Academy Awards for her role as Patsey …read more
Dwyane Wade admitted to his dirty dog ways of the past in a sweet Instagram post to his fianceé today.
The Miami Heat star named Gabrielle Union his #WomanCrushWednesday and described her as his #beautifulblackqueen. “My Life mistakes gave me you and my life mistakes almost made me lose you …read more
Nia Long is a mom that rocks and she proves it in the April issue of ESSENCE magazine. The oh-so-beautiful cover star and leading lady of Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club reveals how she flawlessly manages her career and family life in the pages of the glossy.
“I’m not …read more
There’s no love for former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at New Jersey’s Rutgers University, where faculty and staff are lashing out on the administrative decision to invite the distinguished figure to be this year’s commencement speaker, Fox News reports.
Idris Elba is a pretty diverse actor, grabbing important roles across starkly different film genres like Thor, Pacific Rim, American Gangster, Daddy’s Little Girls, and his most recent success as anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Some high school students that couldn’t handle a tough semi-final basketball loss took to Twitter to send racially insensitive tweets at the opposing school leading to the suspension of three students and possibly the suspension of several more.
Homer Hallum, 76, froze to death when he was locked out of his Detroit senior living complex, according to My Fox Detroit.
The septuagenarian had left his building using the back door, which locks shut once someone exits and cannot be used for re-entry. When Hallum needed to get back …read more
It was recently rumored Diddy popped the question to Cassie. Turns out they might’ve been working on a sex tape, instead of a wedding. Listen to the audio player to find out. Plus, hear more Front Page News on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show”!
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