MC Lyte recently celebrated her impending wedding with a bridal tea featuring some of her famous girlfriends.
As previously reported, the 46-year-old rap veteran is engaged to fiancé John Wyche, whom she met online. The couple has remained silent regarding the wedding date and location, but the bridal shower took place …read more
The Verizon Foundation recently hosted the Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Male Makers Summit in San Francisco for 100 of the top performing students in the Verizon Innovative Learning program, which boasts over 2,000 students during a two-year program, teaching them everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3-D printing and the …read more
Anybody who knows anything about professional football knows that it makes no sense for free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be unemployed by the National Football League. For me, it’s personal; his being blackballed by league owners may end my 50-year love affair with the sport, at least on the …read more
16 November 2011 – Hollywood, California – Busta Rhymes. T-Mobile Launch Party For Google Music held at Mr. Brainwash Studio. © Byron Purvis / AdMedia / Retna Ltd.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As New Orleans dried out Monday from torrential rains that flooded areas for the second time in two weeks, the City Council called a special meeting to review the drainage system and warning processes.
A story that I saw emerging a few days ago was one I was sure would not blow up into the viral load it’s become. That was of course, the rant of a apparently discontented engineer at Google that was leaked and then traveled through the internet like …read more
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Police Department is having a tough time restoring public confidence in the troubled agency.
Black Enterprise will hold its first-ever Black Men XCEL Summit from Aug. 30- Sept. 3 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to combat new weakness in his Republican base and re-energize his staunchest supporters after months of White House backbiting and legislative failures.
Comedian Donnell Rawlings, aka “Ashy Larry”, is being accused of punching a fan at a hotel in SoHo.
Cops are saying that Rawlings punched Thurston Greer, a fan, outside the SoHo Grand Hotel on West Broadway near Grand St. at 2:30 am on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa‘s parliament prepared to vote Tuesday on a motion of no confidence in embattled South African President Jacob Zuma that could force him to resign after months of growing anger over alleged corruption.
Zuma has survived six previous no-confidence votes in parliament, but this is …read more
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans on Tuesday voted in large numbers in an election that pits President Uhuru Kenyatta against challenger Raila Odinga in this East African economic hub known for its relative, long-term stability as well as the ethnic allegiances that shadow its democracy.
Voters formed long …read more
The mere mention of Miami and most people start thinking about lying in the sand and sunbathing at the beach. But thanks to a trailblazing group of black entrepreneurs, Miami can add technology and innovation to the city’s vibrant history.
So, what makes these entrepreneurs stand out? Check out their power …read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers using the name “Mr. Smith” posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded that HBO pay a ransom of several million dollars to prevent further such releases.
The data dump included what appear to be scripts from five “Game of Thrones” episodes, …read more
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. has renewed its original drama series, Greenleaf and has launched a new podcast version of its SuperSoul Sunday series.
Greenleaf, from Lionsgate and executive producers Winfrey and Clement Virgo will return for a third season, with the promotion of Rick Fox (journalist Darius Nash) to series regular.
The …read more
AVINGER, Texas (AP) — A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas, an official with Texas Parks & Wildlife said.
The 11-year-old Scout died Monday at a hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana, Texas Parks & Wildlife spokesman …read more
It’s been an exciting year for Karese Cain, co-owner of a British Swim School franchise in Miami. Not only has she been profiled in the media—now she’s looking to expand after less than two years into the business.
For someone that never considered business ownership, Cain’s story is quite remarkable.
What’s a Facebook internship like? To find out, I recently spoke with three students who spent their summer interning there.
Footage of the moment posted by TMZ shows Bill rapping his verse to “My Mind Playing Tricks On Me” …read more
Four Memphis, Tennessee women are facing murder charges in connection with the shooting and killing of a Wilson City, Missouri man.
28-year-old Brittany Curry, 23-year-old Ponesha Taylor, …read more
What if you lost a job you loved? Well, Cynthia Daniels, chief event strategist and rising media mogul, is no stranger to this. In fact, she turned a stressful situation into a successful venture.
(Cynthia Daniels. Image: Courtesy of Cynthia Daniels)
In 2008, Daniels was given the pink slip …read more
“It’s finally happening,” said the crooner tells Footwear News of his new $220 high-top design, called the Parallel. The shoes are wearable for both sexes and go on sale Aug. …read more
Miami is an art lover’s playground where you can you can explore the diverse societies that make up the African diaspora: African American, Caribbean, Latin American, and African cultures. So if you want to take in some art while exploring the diverse neighborhoods that make up Miami, check out a …read more
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will continue fighting President Donald Trump’s immigration policies with a lawsuit alleging it’s illegal for the government to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities.
The federal lawsuit is expected to be filed Monday. A day earlier Emanuel said Chicago won’t “be …read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News said Saturday that it has suspended Eric Bolling, co-host of its late-afternoon news program “The Specialists,” while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd photo to co-workers.
Word of the suspension came one day after a HuffPost report relying on anonymous sources stated Bolling had …read more