Celebration of Black Culture

Houston Black Restaurant Week Set to Kick Off On April 14

It's that time of the year again! Houston's Black Restaurant Week will be in full effect for two weeks from April 14 through April 28 this year. This will be the fourth annual culinary fest where Houstonians will celebrate the ...
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Just a 'Little' black girl magic

Marsai Martin might want to work a little harder. At least that's the joke her "Little" co-stars Issa Rae and Regina Hall made to CNN when asked why there haven't been more films like theirs, starring young actors of color.
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HBCU Spotlight: Jarvis Christian College, Southwestern Christian College, and Texas College

As we end Historically Black Colleges and Universities Awareness Month, we conclude by taking a look at our last three HBCUs in Texas.
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Comcast Formally Launches Afro and Cleo, Two New Black-Centric Networks

During a star-studded evening complete with a red-carpet entry at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Comcast formally announced the addition of two television networks that highlights the company’s commitment to diversity.
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Black Actors Call Out Hollywood For Lack Of Black Hairstylists

Over the past few years, Hollywood has been embroiled in a discussion about diversity.
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Cardi B Sets Records at Rodeo Houston

Over 75,000 paid to see rapper and entertainer Cardi B setting a record for the first time Rodeo Houston performer. Reports claim that Cardi took the lead from Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo favorite Garth Brooks by just three people.
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Oscars Finally Getting It Right

Stand up and give the Oscars a round of applause. Kudos to the Oscars first off for one of if not the shortest show with no hosts. It was time out for all the not so funny, unnecessary bits and ...
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Spike Lee, Regina King, “Black Panther” and More Win at 91st Academy Awards

2019 is arguably the year of #OscarsSoBlack. According to the Los Angeles Times, this year set the record for the most individual Black winners of Academy Awards, with seven victors in six categories.
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Regina King's Oscar win puts her in very cool company

Regina King is now an Oscar winner. The actress was awarded the best supporting actress statue on Sunday for her role in Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk," in which she plays Sharon Rivers, a matriarch whose spirit is ...
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‘Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History’ is an ode to heroism

While lessons on Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson are being taught in schools across the country, self-proclaimed “comedy rock star” Kevin Hart has taken a lesson of his own to Netflix to celebrate the less acknowledged minds and ...
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New York City Bans Discrimination Against Black Hairstyles

When it comes to legal protections against discrimination, New York City is commonly seen as one of the most progressive cities in the US, with laws on the books designed to recognize discrimination in housing, employment, and pregnancy. Now you ...
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Luxury Designer Isaac Moore comments on Gucci Blackface: Fashion or Faux

Isaac and Moore, up and coming Black American luxury designer had this to say about the Gucci Blackface controversy on newscaster’s Isiah Carey’s Isiah Factor Uncensored. “Let’s focus on a solution versus focusing on the problem. The problem is systematic.”
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How One Couple Keep The Flame Going Plus Advice One Self-Love & Critical Decisions Pertaining To Love

Kiara and Justin Craft, Houston's leading lady of Sounds and award winning producer! Catch these nuggets now! Also follow this dynamic couple for updates on their forthcoming podcast, centered around their longevity of love!

Black America’s ‘Bleaching Syndrome’

For black Americans, skin color is a complex topic. Whenever a black celebrity lightens his or her skin – whether it’s pop star Michael Jackson, retired baseball player Sammy Sosa or rapper Nicki Minaj – they’re usually greeted with widespread ...
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Childish Gambino makes Grammy history

Childish Gambino's "This Is America" won Grammys for song and record of the year on Sunday, becoming the first rap song to win the prestigious awards.
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