Celebration of Black Culture

Appreciating African American Music Stirs One’s Soul

Music is a great storyteller. Through written words, a story is told, of course. But, the story set to music also comes alive in all of us with the emotions the music evokes. Hearing a particular song can cause one ...
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Issa Rae goes bold at CFDA fashion awards

The Council of Fashion Designers of America awards ceremony -- known as "the Oscars of the fashion industry" -- attracted some star power Monday night.
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You're not prepared for Viola Davis's fierceness in 'Widows'

Viola Davis is ready to teach us how to get away with heisting. In the movie "Widows," Davis plays a woman who decides to find her inner criminal after her husband is killed while trying to pull off a heist. ...
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The Temptations’ Otis Williams Talks Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson & Berry Gordy

Since signing with Berry Gordy’s Motown Records in 1961, the legendary Temptations have gone through many incarnations in their more than fifty years making music. From fledgling singers riding the early wave of Motown’s signature hybrid Rock n’ Roll/R&B sound, ...
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Dope Moms With Natural Hair Love The Doux, Mother's Day Gifts Under $100.00

The Doux is a line of hair care (created by a mother of 5) getting attention for bold packaging, clever product names inspired by 90's hip hop and being a go-to option for natural curls, wavy, loose, or super tight. ...
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Houston Based Celebrity Hairstylist, Charmeka Augustine-Young, is Available for Spring/Summer Beauty Segments & to Discuss Houston's Influence in the Luxury Virgin Hair Industry

With the right hairstyle, a woman’s energy will radiate and beam through out every part of her body while having her believing the most magical things about herself. H-Town’s own Charmeka Augustine-Young, is bringing magic to the multi-billion dollar hair ...
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Johnson ‘Sets It Off’ Onstage with Houston Audiences

‘Set It Off Live on stage,’ Je’Caryous Johnson’s most recent anticipated play made its way to Houston and debuted to sold-out audiences. It was a smash hit. “Set It Off Live On Stage’ is based on the original screenplay of ...
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Expand Your Palette During HBRW 2018

A party is not a party without it. It can be the focus of any lively conversation. Rich, bland, sweet, salty, or spicy there is no end on how to describe it. Food is a common denominator for all people. ...
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Denzel Washington Paid for ‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman to Study at Oxford

Chadwick Boseman, the 41-year-old star of Black Panther, may have Oscar-winner and 2018 nominee Denzel Washington to thank for some of his success. While studying at Howard University in the late ’90s, Boseman and some of his peers applied to ...
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Common, Danny Glover, Andrew Young, Dr. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III, Civil Rights, Labor and Faith Leaders to Launch "I AM 2018" Movement in Memphis

As the nation grapples with deep racial and economic injustices and inequality in communities from coast to coast, the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Church of God in Christ (COGIC) are launching a national effort ...
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Jacqueline Woodson Wins $608,000 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, World’s Largest Children’s Literature Prize

According to latimes.com, acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for “Brown Girl Dreaming,” just won the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award comes with a prize of $608,000, which is funded by the ...
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Actor Columbus Short Released From Prison After Serving 34 Days For Beating Wife

Columbus Short, a former Scandal actor, has been released from jail after serving only 34 days of his one-year sentence for beating his wife. The LA County Sheriff’s Department didn’t give a reason for the early release.
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Ava DuVernay to Direct DC's Superhero Epic 'New Gods'

Ava DuVernay is stepping into the superhero universe. The filmmaker has come on board to direct “New Gods” at Warner Bros. as part of the studio’s DC Extended Universe. “New Gods,” based on the DC Comics series of the same ...
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Craig Mack, "Flava in Ya Ear" rapper, dies at 46

Craig Mack, one of the artists who laid the foundation for Bad Boy Records, has died, the label's former director of marketing Michelle Joyce confirmed to CNN.
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'Flava in Ya Ear' hip-hop star Craig Mack, dies at 46

Former New York rapper Craig Mack, best known for his 90s smash hit single “Flava In Ya Ear,” died at age 46, on March 13, 2018. Mack died of heart failure at a hospital near his Walterboro, S.C. home, according ...
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