Hope Oriabure-King calls herself “mommy deluxe”—she’s a single mom of four and the owner of Black-Tie Babysitting Inc., a company that provides on-site childcare for special occasions and events like weddings and corporate functions. Over time, Oriabure-King has learned that cash flow management and a diversified revenue stream …read more
The United States has approximately 2.3 million people in correctional facilities across the nation (Prison Policy Initiative) – more than any other country in the world. The first 90 days of being released are crucial for those who have been incarcerated – as they often face many challenges and few …read more
Lionsgate, the entertainment company by Tyler Perry, released a trailer for a new film called Acrimony.
Mariah Carey has become the latest victim of thieves.
Around 3 a.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2017, her Los Angeles mansion was stripped of about $50,000 worth of items, according to TMZ. Law enforcement sources say the culprits entered through a window or door on an upper floor. A ladder …read more
An argument turned physical when a mother of a student assaulted her child’s teacher over a cell phone.
On October 19, 2017, Janice Watkins, a teacher at King pre-K-8 in Pittsburgh, PA, was assaulted with a brick by Daishonta Williams for taking her child’s phone away during class.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He started by describing the reverent handling of America’s war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to an Air Force base in Delaware.
Serena Williams and her fiancé Alexis Ohanian went to the Bruno Mars concert in Miami on Wednesday and Serena documented the entire evening on Snapchat, from her pre-concert hangout with the singer backstage to returning home to her baby girl.
She started off backstage before the concert, with …read more
Surprising fans with the release on September 28, 2017, Queen Bey announced on social media that funds raised from the song will …read more
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The passing of Hugh Hefner in the end of September brought a lot of emotions from different communities who both loved and were weary of his developments throughout his life. Of course, Hugh was the founder of the legendary publication Playboy, and has been overseeing the …read more
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of “division” and “fear” while rallying on Thursday with party’s candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey.
“Why are we deliberately trying to misunderstand each other, and be cruel to each other and put …read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Thursday narrowly backed the nomination of a North Carolina attorney to fill the nation’s longest judicial vacancy over the objections of Democrats, black lawmakers and some civil rights groups.
The Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 to recommend the nomination of Thomas Farr to the full …read more
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has revealed that she, too was a victim of Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein’s reign of sexually predatory behavior. The actress wrote an op-ed for The New York Times where she detailed her naiveté in her dealings with Weinstein at the start of her career.
She says …read more
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Michael B. Jordan has signed on to executive produce a new series for Netflix that we didn’t even realize we truly needed.
The streaming service has given a 10-episode series order to a sci-fi family drama “Raising Dion,” based on a short film and comic book …read more
On Wednesday, Kenneth Chenault announced that he is retiring from American Express in February 2018 after serving as the company’s chief executive for the past 16 years. This leaves just three black executives leading America’s largest companies: Ken Frazier of Merck; Roger Ferguson of TIAA; and JCPenney’s Marvin Ellison.
It’s pretty rare that a murder takes place at one of the nation’s top hospitals but that’s the reality for one man, a father of nine, who was killed this week in a bizarre murder while one of his sons was being treated at the same hospital.
The alleged murderer – …read more
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Wendy Williams reportedly shook up things behind the scenes at her daily show, allegedly firing members of her staff who she believed leaked cheating rumors about her husband, Kevin Hunter.
It all came to head when an explosive report alleged Hunter, who is also Williams’ manager, …read more
Lillian Lowery is a woman on a mission. The vice president for P-12 Policy and Practice at the Education Trust, the education advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., Lowery has deep experience in the trenches not only as a teacher of English, as well as a high school assistant principal …read more
For the third time in five years, an African American-owned project management consulting firm has landed a major deal with Texas A&M University.
The contract awarded this month to Houston-based Taylor Construction Management (TCM) means the firm will manage the development of capital …read more
Titled “White Dave,” the single-camera series would follow a young African-American teenager who has grown up in an all-white suburb who suddenly moves …read more
Kevin Hart mentions his sex tape scandal in the promo for his upcoming standup tour, suggesting the topic will take up some portion of his act.
But his partner in the tape doesn’t think it’s funny.
As previously reported, the promo for Hart’s “Irresponsible” comedy tour features him in various characters …read more
On the October 18, 2017, episode of “The Talk,” singer and guest co-host Michelle Williams opened up about her struggles with depression.
“I think at the age of 25, had I had a name to what I was feeling at the time, I would have disclosed that, ‘I’ve been suffering …read more
Obama is back! No, not running for president but he is on the campaign trail for gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia. He’s campaigning support for the Democratic nominees in the race for the November election. Read more about his campaign trail below.
Former President Barack Obama …read more
Frank Ocean’s father has lost the defamation suit he filed against his son for calling him a bigot.
In a 2016 Tumblr post, Frank had accused his father, Calvin Cooksey, of calling a transgender waitress “a f****t” when he was a child. Cooksey sued Ocean claiming the post cost him …read more
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter late Wednesday in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn’t decide whether to find him guilty of murder.
Jurors deliberated about six hours before finding ex-Tulsa …read more