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Just Mercy Pre-Reception in Atlanta with Film Star Karan Kendrick

Prior to the HBCU screening of Just Mercy, film star and Georgia native, Spelman graduate and AKA, Karan Kendrick, hosted a lovely pre-reception mixer for members of the Equal Justice Initiative and various HBCU leaders and students.

Ford Motor Company Joins Urban One As Presenting Sponsor of the Annual Urban One Honors

Urban One, Inc. announced today that Ford Motor Company will serve as Presenting Sponsor of the annual Urban One Honors. The tribute event will take place on December 5, 2019, at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD. Ford ...

Lindsey Vonn's Incredible Climb and View from the Top

The new HBO documentary, Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season (premiering November 26th at 10pm ET), is anything but that for the Olympic gold medal winner and former World Alpine Ski Racer. While 2019 was her final push down the slopes ...

“Sulwe” by Lupita Nyong’o, illustrated by Vashti Harrison

Other kids can be so mean. In your classroom, they call you names and whisper bad things. On the playground, they tease you, and it hurts your feelings. You wish you had more friends, and that things were different. But ...

Lizzo Winning On All Levels

In a race, everyone sets out to be the winner. Although there is only one official winner once the race is done there are many ways to win a race. One can win by beating their previous score or time. ...

The Greater Houston Black Chamber Welcomes Actress, Comedian Kim Coles as Keynote Speaker at 3rd Annual Women in Business Conference Keynote Speaker

The Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) announces its 3rd Annual Women in Business Conference to take place on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 8AM – 6PM at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum located at 3816 Caroline St., Houston, TX, 77004.

Emmy Winning Actress Comes To Houston

On Thursday, November 14th, Winston Contemporary Art kicked off its new series, "A Conversation With" featuring Lynn Whitfield and Gospel Singer, Yolanda Adams. Adams interviewed Whitfield on a wide range of topics including her journey in film and television, being ...

Travis Scott's 2nd Annual AstroWorld Fest Brings Thrills, Chills, and Cranes, Oh My!

Who knew that a little boy from Fort Bend ISD would grow up to be a conductor of chaos?

The Grace, Beauty and Grit of Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams is a creature unlike any other. It's as though she came here to impart the ins and outs of living life on one's own terms. From unwitting societal lightning rod during the 1980s to multi-platinum selling recording artist; ...

Kedrick Brown Is Golden

Houston actor, Kedrick Brown, lands guest starring role on the NBC's New Amsterdam.

John Witherspoon, Comedian, and Actor Who Starred in ‘Friday,’ Has Died at 77

Actor and comedian John Witherspoon, whose hilarious takes on father-figure characters made for iconic scenes in a number of movies and television shows including "Friday," died at his home Tuesday, a family spokesperson told CNN.

Kirk Franklin Boycotts Gospel Awards Show After Comments Were Edited

Gospel music artist Kirk Franklin posted a video on Monday saying he will boycott the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards after comments he made were edited out when they were televised.

Fans Outraged After Rihanna Shares Video With Chris Brown Track Playing In Background

Rihanna fans were left outraged Saturday night when she shared a Fenty promotional video with Chris Brown’s music playing in the background.

Woody Guthrie Center To Honor Rapper Chuck D

Rapper Chuck D is this year’s winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.

Lizzo Shares Writing Credit For Her Hit ‘Truth Hurts’

Lizzo is sharing writing credit on her hit song “Truth Hurts” with the creator behind the song’s signature line, but not with two other writers who claim they also contributed to the track.

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