A freshman football player is suing the University of Virginia after he was allegedly bullied, harassed, and discriminated against on the team. The freshman, Aidan Howard, says he’s been called “retarded” and forced into “prize fights” by team coaches.
From Daily Mail:
Aidan Howard claims in his suit …read more
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Vickers was killed in a drive-by shooting 14 years ago in Compton. However, his family recently got an unexpected pleasant surprise in regards to his death.
Over a decade after the Stockton High School student was murdered, a long-lost letter he’d written made its …read more
This post was written by Jacqueline Miller.
No matter where I am in my travels, there seems to be an ongoing buzz about entrepreneurship, side hustles, side businesses, and so on. The conversations are endless.
(Image: Dr. Tiffany Lester)
Whether you’re starting your own business, working the nine-to-five, juggling college courses and a part-time job, or trying to balance between caring for the family and getting projects done, the …read more
Three time Grammy Award winner, multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly announced his first Christmas album and 14th solo studio album “12 Nights Of Christmas.” With this project he adds his signature touch to the holidays—providing 12 new tracks to add to your holiday collection. The album embodies …read more
Michael B. Jordan has moved his explosive film career into the executive suite.
The actor has signed a multiyear first-look film and TV production deal with Skydance Media to launch his own shingle, Outlier Productions, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jordan has tapped Wynn Wygal to serve as the company’s vice …read more
It’s pretty rare for Jazmine Sullivan to make headlines for doing something messy – but alas, the time has come.
The Grammy-nominated songstress caught the wrath of social media after sharing her condolences over the loss of gospel singer Thomas ‘TC’ Clay, who was mysteriously found dead in his hotel room …read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warner Bros. Records says it is about to unveil two projects by the late megastar Prince that include previously unreleased material.
According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the albums will be the first official Prince releases since he died April 21 of an accidental drug …read more
R&B legend Stevie Wonder reportedly turned his back on his 10th child, according to The National Enquirer. The artist wants nothing to do with a secret love child whose mother is dying of lung cancer.
Wonder’s rumored love “child” is 49-year-old Stephanie Mathis. Her cancer-stricken mother, Gloria Jean Mathis Greenidge, claims …read more
Tyler Perry and Lionsgate have partnered once again for Boo! A Madea Halloween, the hilarious wise-cracking senior citizen who finds herself fending off killers, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies all while keeping an eye on …read more
Filmmaker Ava Duvernay is best known for work on Selma, Queen Sugar and now the incredible Netflix documentary, 13th.
She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the success of the documentary, what to expect …read more
Ciara has decided to forgo her libel claim against Future, the father of her son.
According to TMZ, she can’t win the defamation lawsuit because she’s making too much money, and therefore has no damages.
The singer had tried to argue that his trashing her in …read more
CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is set with jury selection to begin next week for the murder trial of a white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.
Hamilton County Commons Pleas Court Judge Megan Shanahan plans to discuss jury procedures and other …read more
Detroit native and Howard University alumni Simone Missick plays Misty Knight on the Netflix smash hit Luke Cage! She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role, what to expect from the remaining season and if the series will return for …read more
10/21/16- Comedian Deray Davis is performing at the Arlington Improv this weekend, but before he takes the stage he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his role in the upcoming Tupac biopic, his new gig as host …read more
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Black Panthers emerged from this gritty Northern California city 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting the right of a downtrodden people to determine their own future.
In the group’s short life, …read more
SEATTLE (AP) — Kanye West is lamenting that his kids have yet to play with the daughter of his friend, mentor and collaborator Jay Z.
Fan video from West’s show in Seattle on Wednesday night shows the rapper complaining about business disputes with Jay Z before telling the crowd: “Our kids …read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early as June 2015 — seven months before it declared an emergency, the EPA’s inspector general said Thursday.
The Flint crisis should have generated …read more
For those who have given up on trying to see Hamilton on Broadway, PBS has your next best option with tomorrow night’s premiere of Hamilton’s America, a documentary hosted by the show’s creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and featuring interviews with President Obama, Nas and Questlove of The Roots, among others.
The network’s …read more
Jerry Bruckheimer is reviving his 1998 film Enemy of the State as an ABC series.
Will Smith starred in the film as a D.C. labor lawyer and dedicated family man who loses everything when he is framed for murder.
The potential series, which landed at ABC with …read more
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.Not this year.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton …read more
PHOENIX (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has emerged as perhaps the most effective Donald Trump critic in the Democrats’ lineup, and she’s done it without ever uttering two key words: Donald Trump.
In her six campaign trail speeches for Hillary Clinton, the first lady has never said the Republican nominee’s …read more
This country never ceases to amaze.
Incredibly, a memorial sign that marks the place where a just-turned 14-year-old Emmett Till‘s mutilated body was discovered in a Mississippi river in 1955 is again riddled with bullet holes, according to a report by the New York Daily News.
We all mourn the …read more
— Blavity (@Blavity) October 19, 2016
We’ve learned that producer, preacher and New York Times Best-Selling author DeVon Franklin (“Miracles from Heaven,” “The Wait,”” “”Produced By Faith””) has signed an overall deal with 20th Century Fox. Under the multi-year pact, Franklin will produce and develop film content for the studio through his Franklin Entertainment banner.
Franklin most …read more