Venus Williams points to seatbelts, car trouble in ongoing lawsuit

The Venus Williams car crash saga has taken yet another turn as the family of the dead man continues to maneuver for a successful lawsuit against the tennis superstar. Originally, the Palm Beach, Florida, police reported



Time Inc. wants to sell off stake in ‘Essence’ magazine

  Time Inc., the company that owns Time magazine and other high-profile properties, wants to sell off its majority stake in the African American woman lifestyle magazine Essence. This is the first move for the


Daddy Fred’s BBQ’s Fred D. Draper gets down on the grill

Rolling out chats with Daddy Fred’s BBQ Catering owner Fred D. Draper about growing up in the South, life in the military and running his business. How did a Southern gentleman from Huntsville, Alabama, end up


2017 MTV VMAs nominees: Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd lead the pack

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are in. Announced on Instagram Live, rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations for his video “Humble.” Close on his heels, pop singer Katy Perry and


BBD steals the show at Chicago’s V103 Summer Block Party

The third annual V103 Block Party managed to escape the forecasted rain and was able to add to Chicago’s summertime vibe. This year the set was star-studded. SWV, Nelly, Kelly Rowland, BBD and Jill Scott