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Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19: Latest News
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Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19: Latest News

This website offers up-to-date statistics on how the Novel Coronavirus: COVID 19 is impacting the world. Click the link to view. https://ncov2019.live/data

A Tribute to Earl Graves, Sr. Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine
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A Tribute to Earl Graves, Sr. Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine

On April 6, 2020 America lost an icon Earl Graves, Sr., founder of Black Enterprise Magazine.  Black Enterprise Magazine has been a staple to Black America across states, counties, towns and villages.  I fondly remember reading Black Enterprise during my young adult years and the impact that this leading publication in Black America had on […]

New Music from Boyz II Men's Shawn Stockman
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New Music from Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman

Shawn Stockman, multi-award winning singer-songwriter-producer, humanitarian and member of the legendary group, Boyz II Men,  readies the release of his anticipated debut album, “Foreword“. The 11-track collection of original songs will be released on April 10th, via the SRG ILS/UMG label imprint. “Foreword” includes production and writing collaborations with Tim Kelley, Raphael Saadiq, Erik “Blu2th” Griggs and Antonio Dixon. “Foreword” was led by the release of […]

Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery Passes Away, Age 98
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Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery Passes Away, Age 98

Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights Statement on Peaceful Transition of  Reverend Doctor Joseph Echols Lowery, Age 98 October 6, 1921 – March 27, 2020 Our beloved, Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, made his transition peacefully at home at 10 p.m., Friday, March 27, at the age of 98. He was surrounded by his daughters. Hailed […]

Kenny Rogers Passes Away at 81
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Kenny Rogers Passes Away at 81

Kenny Rogers, one of this century’s most legendary artists who treated the world to such classic hits as “The Gambler” and “Islands in the Stream,” passed away Friday, March 20, his family shared. He was 81.  “Kenny was one of those artists who transcended beyond one format and geographic borders,” says Sarah Trahern, Chief Executive Officer […]

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams To Be Honored
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Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams To Be Honored

NASA Mathemetician, Katherine Johnson Dies at 101
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NASA Mathemetician, Katherine Johnson Dies at 101

NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, whose calculations helped get the first Americans to space and back safely, died today at the age of 101. She was the inspiration for the movie Hidden Figures and calculated the flight paths for NASA’s early missions. “Ms. Johnson helped our nation enlarge the frontiers of space even as she made […]

Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70
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Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70

Former model, restaurateur, cookbook author, and lifestyle guru B. Smith passed away on Saturday at the age of 70 after her battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.  “It is with great sadness that my daughter Dana and I announce the passing of my wife, Barbara Elaine Smith,” her husband, Dan Gasby, said in a statement shared […]

Actress Ja'net Dubois Passes Away at 74
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Actress Ja’net Dubois Passes Away at 74

Ja’Net DuBois, who played the the lovable and memorable neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” passed away on Tuesday, February 18th. The actress’ family told TMZ that DuBois died in her sleep at her Glendale, California, home. Police in Glendale said they received a report […]

The “POWER” Universe Continues with the Reveal of 3 New Series
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The “POWER” Universe Continues with the Reveal of 3 New Series

Starz, a Lionsgate company , has announced the continued expansion of the “Power” universe from prolific creator, writer, producer and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp and executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson with three additional distinctive, gripping chapters that will have audiences captivated for years to come following the “Power” series finale tonight. “Power” has been […]

Actress Malinda Williams & Husband Featured in Black Bride Magazine
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Actress Malinda Williams & Husband Featured in Black Bride Magazine

Film and television actress Malinda Williams and her husband journalist and digital media executive, Tariq Walker, are featured on the latest cover of Black Bride magazine. During the interview, the couple discussed their mutual admiration for each other, and their new business venture designed to help others fall in love with traveling to new and […]

Charlie Wilson & Bruno Mars "Forever Valentine" Out Now
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Charlie Wilson & Bruno Mars “Forever Valentine” Out Now

Losing Mamba…. Mourning the Loss of Kobe
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Losing Mamba…. Mourning the Loss of Kobe

Kobe. Gigi. The Bryant family has gone through the crucible of tragedy this past week in ways I will not dare to guess. I do not know them, and I do not know their pain, but what I do know is that the world is mourning with them for their loss. The deaths of one […]

NYC Reports First Person Under Investigation for Novel Coronavirus
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NYC Reports First Person Under Investigation for Novel Coronavirus

The first person in New York City has been identified for testing for the novel coronavirus. This means they had recently traveled from China and presented with fever and cough or shortness of breath without another common cause, like influenza and other cold viruses, identified on testing. The individual, who is under-40-years-old, has been hospitalized at […]

Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash Along with Daughter, Gigi
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Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash Along with Daughter, Gigi

Kobe Bryant, the accomplished NBA MVP, husband and father of four, had a 20-year career with the Lakers, was tragically killedon Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also on board and died along with seven others. Our thoughts […]