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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 […]

The “Queen of Bounce” Big Freedia Drops New Music,  March 13th
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The “Queen of Bounce” Big Freedia Drops New Music, March 13th

It’s about to get very loud! The “Queen of Bounce” Big Freedia will release her highly awaited new EP, Louder, on March 13 via East West Records. Pre-order it HERE.   She teased out the project’s arrival with the title track and first single “Louder” [feat. Icona Pop]. Watch the “Louder” video HERE. Inspiring widespread critical applause, Rolling Stone dubbed it “dance-ready.”Billboard crowned it “catchy” and wrote, “Big Freedia makes her voice heard on ‘Louder’.”Consequence of Sound called […]

Harvard Law School’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate Gets Hired as a D&I Consultant
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Harvard Law School’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate Gets Hired as a D&I Consultant

Lenovo, a leader in innovation and developing transformative products, services and solutions, recently released its 2018/2019 Diversity & Inclusion Report. One key highlight is Haben Girma, Harvard Law School’s first deaf-blind graduate joining the team as the first external D&I consultant helping to better integrate the needs of the disability community into its products and […]

K-Ci Hailey is Making a Comeback
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K-Ci Hailey is Making a Comeback

Founder and CEO of P Music Group, Michael Paran, has announced the signing of R&B vocal powerhouse, K-Ci Hailey.  After contributing his signature sound to the 90’s “R&B bad boys” group, Jodeci, then teaming with his brother as K-Ci & JoJo, K-Ci is now stepping out on his own to relaunch his solo career with new […]

"SOUL'D" OUT - The 2020 Soul Train Cruise Has Officially Sold Out (Again)
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“SOUL’D” OUT – The 2020 Soul Train Cruise Has Officially Sold Out (Again)

StarVista LIVE, producer of theme cruise events and unique entertainment experiences, announces the Soul Train Cruise has sold out its 9th sailing.  The Soul Train Cruise will feature dozens of superstar performances, special events and opportunities to interact with icons of R&B music as it sails from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and travels to St. Maarten, St. Croix […]

Cyntoia Brown Speaks to Students of Greenburgh Central School District
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Cyntoia Brown Speaks to Students of Greenburgh Central School District

Cyntoia Brown recently spoke with students of the Greenburgh Central School District (GCSD). Brown was convicted of murdering and robbing Johnny Michael Allen, who had bought her for sex. She was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole after 51 years. The governor of Tennessee granted her clemency in 2017, reducing her sentence to […]