BEST IN SHOW: Cenia Paredes Shows Shoulders Serious Love For SS18

Cenia Paredes showed her Spring/Summer 2018 collection at Latinista Fashion Week. The designer presented a series of contemporary dresses perfect for the working woman who is ready to go from the office to after 5PM. Her dresses included bold color with reds and turquoise in addition to a feminine feel, …read more

Red Carpet Rundown: ‘VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90s Game Changers

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Dennis Graham, Father Of Drake Music Video Goes Viral

Dennis Graham, the father of Controlla singer Drake has released a video to go along with his single Kinda Krazy.

Out of Memphis, Graham is setting it off with his new song.The music video starts out with a woman walking down some steps then switches to a close-up of Graham’s …read more

Lena Waithe Becomes First Black Woman To Win For Best Comedy Writer

Lena Waithe of the Netflix series “Master of None” made television history Sunday night by becoming the first black woman to win an Emmy for Best Comedy Writing, an award she shared with co-writer and show star, Aziz Ansari.

“Thank you for embracing a little Indian boy from South Carolina …read more

Kimberly Elise Finds Love After First Husband’s Sudden Death

Actress Kimberly Elise typically remains mum about her private life but in past interviews, she has hinted that she’s dating someone, after experiencing the devastating loss of her first husband.

However, it wasn’t until recently that she revealed the identity of her mystery man and it appears that Kimberly has …read more

E! Passes On Second Season Of Mariah Carey’s Reality Series

“Mariah’s World” has come to an end at E!

The network has decided to pass on a second season of Mariah Carey’s reality series, according to Variety, which notes that it had always positioned “Mariah’s World” as an “event” series, indicating it would only run for one season.

In a statement …read more

How theBOM Makes it Convenient to Shop Black-Owned Businesses

To promote economic empowerment and provide a space to encourage support for black business owners, Michelle Dalzon launched theBOM (aka the Black Owned Market), a New York City-based curated pop-up market experience. Since its December 2016 launch, theBOM has worked with about 25 businesses to date and attracted over …read more

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.

The combined tab from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is expected to hit $200 billion or more. While the federal …read more

Best Hairstyles On The Red Carpet From Black Hollywood At The 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards

Black Hollywood was out in full force at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here are my favorite style stars from television’s big night.

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Shonda Rimes Launches Shondaland Website

There is now a web destination for Shonda Rhimes’ production company Shondaland, which launched in 2005 and has since become an indomitable powerhouse in the industry.

The site, titled, features advice, interviews, essays, and more as part of its partnership with Hearst, a brand that also houses titles like …read more

The Oldest Person In The World Dies At 117 Years Old

The oldest person in the world has died at the age 117.

Violet Mosse Brown was born in Jamaica in the year 1900 on Friday, September 15, 2017.

She became the oldest person living after the death of Emma Moreno in April this year. Moreno was from Italy and born in 1899.

Brown …read more

White House, Black Colleges Heads To Meet Amid Strained Ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept.

An annual gathering in the nation’s capital for those schools has been reduced to a two-day summit, further aggravating college …read more

Hurricane Maria Nearing Already Battered Caribbean Islands

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A strengthening Hurricane Maria churned toward the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean on Monday as forecasters warned it was expected to become a major hurricane by early Tuesday.

Maria swiftly grew into a hurricane Sunday, and forecasters said it was expected to become much …read more

Dozens Arrested In St. Louis After More Protest, Vandalism

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of police officers in riot gear mobilized in downtown St. Louis after another day of peaceful protests over an ex-police officer’s acquittal in the death of a black man, a scene that grew ugly after nightfall amid dozens of arrests and reports of property damage …read more

Police Release Surveillance Video In Kenneka Jenkins Mystery Death

Around the same time Kenneka Jenkins mother denounced reports that there is video of her daughter wandering into a freezer the alone, Rosemont police have released footage of the dead 19-year-old.

According to WGN, in the videos released by police, Jenkins appears to …read more

Wendy Williams Says She’s Not Ashamed Of Her Bikini Body

In preparation for her eponymous show’s upcoming 9th season starting tomorrow, September 18, Wendy Williams spoke to the media at her set in New York City to dish primarily about what to expect from the show.

Before you ask, yes, you best believe she was asked about those …read more

St. Louis Protests Turn Violent After Cop’s Acquittal

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police made several arrests and one officer was injured Sunday night after an afternoon of nonviolent protest over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man gave way to broken windows and a police response …read more

Emmys 2017: Winners, Losers, Speeches And More

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The dystopian series “The Handmaid’s Tale” was crowned best TV drama on Sunday at the Emmy Awards, also winning best drama writing and directing and earning Elizabeth Moss a best actress statuette and Ann Dowd a best drama supporting actress award. “Veep” and “Saturday Night …read more

Is Michelle Obama The Democrats Best Chance To Beat Trump In 2020?

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Could our #ForeverFLOTUS one day be our #ForeverPOTUS?

A former pollster for former president Bill Clinton seems to believe that former First Lady Michelle Obama is the Democrats best chance to take back the White House in 2020.

Last week, Douglas Schoen wrote an interesting op-ed for …read more

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

Recently, credit monitoring company Equifax was the victim of a serious software vulnerability that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information for approximately 143 million Americans. This major data breach has caused an uproar regarding the possibility of widespread identity theft. Equifax discovered the hack on July 29 …read more

Here Are 8 Jobs Where African Americans Average Six-Figure Salaries

Comparably, a website that provides comprehensive information on compensation, salaries, and company culture, across all industries— recently came out with an eye-opening report that includes jobs for which African Americans average six-figure salaries.

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For this report, Comparable focused on the tech sector. Comparable used its extensive database to …read more

Kevin Hart Exposed As Cheater By Side Lover – Watch His Apology

Kevin Hart doesn’t come right out and say he’s being extorted or that someone has attempted to extort him because of an alleged sex tape, but that’s pretty much the case.

Now we’re hearing that law enforcement is on the case as it should be. It’s being reported that for …read more

Cheryl Contee Talks Facebook Acquisition, Co-Founding Yes We Code, and More

Some people may not be fully familiar with Cheryl Contee but they should be. She is one of those Silicon Valley hidden gems. To give you a brief synopsis of her background, Contee attended undergrad at Yale University and received her M.B.A. from Georgetown University. After school, she went on …read more

Business Leaders of Color Stand Up For Immigrants and DACA

The Trump administration’s announcement last week to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program triggered pandemonium in immigrant communities across the nation. Since then, President Donald Trump has met with top Democratic officials, signaling that he may be willing to extend the popular immigration reform program and support …read more

Black Vet Invents Innovative Pet Food Bowl After His Dog Begged For Pasta

On Episode 13 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Dr. Joe J. Owens pitched his product, Enjoy-A-Bowl, in the Funderdome. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The Funderdome” (a live studio audience) for the chance to win up to $100K in capital. The pitch that gets the …read more

Nurse Alice: Study Suggests Some Diabetic African Americans May Never Get Diagnosed

One of the tests used to diagnose Type 2 diabetes and monitor blood sugar control is influenced by 60 genetic variants, an international team of scientists has discovered. One genetic variant in particular, found only in African Americans, significantly reduces the accuracy of the HbA1c blood test used to …read more

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