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Kofi Annan, Dead at 80
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Kofi Annan, Dead at 80

Kofi Annan, the diplomat from Ghana who became the seventh secretary general of the United Nations, died on Saturday,  in Bern, Switzerland. He was 80. His death, at a hospital there, was confirmed by his family in a statement released by the Kofi Annan Foundation, which is based in Switzerland. It said he died after a […]

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76
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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76

Aretha Franklin,”the Queen of Soul,” has died.  According to a statement on behalf of Franklin’s family, the talented and revered gospel singer died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends. The “official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by […]

Harlem Globetrotter Makes Epic Shot from an Airplane
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Harlem Globetrotter Makes Epic Shot from an Airplane

Harlem Globetrotters’ star Bull Bullard travelled above the Wildwoods in a two-person Super Cub on his way to a nearby airport where the hoop awaited on the runway. In the video, Bull reminisced about his two prior trick shots in Wildwood, including one from the SkyCoaster at Morey’s Piers in 2016 and from a helicopter […]

Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman Publish an Original Work of Fiction: TALON OF GOD
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Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman Publish an Original Work of Fiction: TALON OF GOD

International film and television action star Wesley Snipes, along with co-author Ray Norman have announced the publication of a work of fiction, a supernatural thriller. Their novel, entitled Talon of God, is a non-stop contemporary fantasy adventure sure to please readers with its suspense and compelling drama.  The novel’s leading role, Lauryn Jefferson, is a […]

Summer Vacations at Risk Due to Overtourism & Ticket Price Increases
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Summer Vacations at Risk Due to Overtourism & Ticket Price Increases

In early June, the International Air Transport Association reduced its 2018 profit forecast by 12%, blaming rising fuel and labor costs and in response, air carriers including American Airlines, Delta and United, announced that passengers should prepare for higher ticket prices. In addition to the price increases, the industry lacks new pilots, causing many planes […]

Ballet Hispánico at the Vail Dance Festival - August 2018
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Ballet Hispánico at the Vail Dance Festival – August 2018

Ballet Hispanico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Vail Dance Festival for the first time in August 2018. “We are thrilled to be part of this renowned festival that is meeting the need for diversity head-on with its innovative pairings of artists of all […]

A Mindless Decision
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A Mindless Decision

POLITICAL CROSSFIRE By Justin A. Williams,  Political Editor Trump’s Budget Cuts Slash Mental Health $$$$$ What is the value of a human mind? In our society, we often neglect the state of our mental health for the necessities life requires: the job, the kids, the schooling,etc. When we become anxious or depressed, even cripplingly so, […]

Chloé Arnold's Syncopated Ladies Release #BEYCHELLA inspired New Dance Video
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Chloé Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies Release #BEYCHELLA inspired New Dance Video

As Beyoncé changed the game with her unprecedented Coachella headlining performance, she breathed life into the hip hop music and dance scene, inspiring millions to DO THEM and speak their own truth! Already Beyoncé endorsed – “They Killed It!” – Chloé Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies are back at it again with their rendition of Everybody Mad. […]

Ruben Studdard Mourns The Loss Of His Brother, Kevin Studdard
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Ruben Studdard Mourns The Loss Of His Brother, Kevin Studdard

It is with great sadness that American Idol winner, Ruben Studdard announces the passing of his brother, Kevin Studdard.  Many American Idol fans got a chance to meet and become acquainted with Kevin Studdard while Ruben was on the 2nd season of the show. Kevin was with Ruben all the way from auditions to the […]

"Roseanne" Dropped by ABC After Racist Remarks on Twitter
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“Roseanne” Dropped by ABC After Racist Remarks on Twitter

Roseanne Barr, the star and co-creator of the show “Roseanne”, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, an African-American woman who was a senior adviser to Barack Obama throughout his presidency and considered one of his most influential aides. Ms. Barr wrote if the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.”   […]

Firing Mueller Will Bring the Fury
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Firing Mueller Will Bring the Fury

President Trump has promised that if North Korea were to respond to America’s sanctions with bombing and other actions of war, that the U.S will respond with “Fire and Fury.” But Pres. Trump may bare witness to a conflagration of his own making that could damn his own presidency, due to a fury from his […]

Scarface Returns to Theaters for Special 35th Anniversary Celebration
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Scarface Returns to Theaters for Special 35th Anniversary Celebration

Universal Pictures, Screenvision Media, a national leader in cinema advertising, and Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced today the return of Scarface to movie theatres nationwide, in celebration of its 35th anniversary. Additionally, film fans outside of New York will have the chance to participate in a Tribeca Film Festival retrospective event on the […]

HBO & The Atlantic Launch Short film Starring Jeffrey Wright
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HBO & The Atlantic Launch Short film Starring Jeffrey Wright

HBO and The Atlantic have partnered to create Question Your Answers, a series of short films that challenge audiences to, in a time of increasing cultural and political polarization—when every side seems convinced it has the answer—confront their own beliefs and assumptions. The series begins today with a film starring Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright wrestling […]

Dearly Beloved Prince's Island Mansion Going To Auction!
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Dearly Beloved Prince’s Island Mansion Going To Auction!

  Similar to other celebrities Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Meg Ryan and Diane Keaton, the late rocker Prince was a bit of a real estate collector buying and selling homes from California to Europe. But by the end of his second marriage in 2006, Prince centered his real estate purchases around his home state, Minnesota. […]

ESSENCE "Best in Black Beauty Awards"
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ESSENCE “Best in Black Beauty Awards”

    ESSENCE hosted its 7th annual Best in Black Beauty Awards, at Town Stages on Thursday, April 26th. The highly anticipated, invitation-only beauty extravaganza brought to life one of ESSENCE’s most beloved franchises—its annual May issue Best in Black Beauty Awards—as over 100 beauty industry mavens and social media influencers got a front row seat to this […]