NEW YORK CITY, UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 5 : Venus Williams in action at the 2016 US Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (Photo credit: Jimmie48 Photography/shutterstock)

ESPN commentator Doug Adler compares Venus Williams to a gorilla

ESPN commentator Doug Adler compared Venus Williams to a primate during the Australian Open. “You see Venus move in and put the gorilla effect on. Charging,” he stated matter-of-factly during Williams’ second-round match at the first Slam



Why your tax refund could be biggest check received in 2017

If you have a job and don’t know about the IRS’ Earned Income Tax Credit, then you are losing a significant amount of money. If you worked and earned less than $50K a year, the

Bishop Eddie Long (Photo Credit: New Birth Missionary Baptist Church)

Bishop Eddie Long funeral update

Bishop Eddie L. Long, 63, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at around 3 a.m. EST. He had a short battle with an aggressive cancer.
Rita McGhee with ROnnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant (Photo Courtesy: Darralynn Hutson)

Behind the scenes with BET’s ‘New Edition Story’ costume designer Rita McGhee

Given the task of dressing over 60 characters with more than 20 different wardrobe changes for a five-member R&B group, both as an ensemble and as individuals, is all in a day’s work for costume

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Issa Rae talks Trump, Meryl Streep at MLK Day symposium

Source: Facebook University of Michigan Issa Rae shared her “awkward Black girl” magic during the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. symposium at the University of Michigan. Held Jan. 16 at Hill Auditorium, the theme focused on Sounds

Stefon Washington shares his involvement in Tupac biopic and life as a musician

From Disney to Diddy, Stefon Washington is one up-and-coming artist to look out for. His energetic and expressive personality keeps you smiling, while his intelligence keeps you engaged.  You will get to know him as Puff

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Chrisette Michele called ‘sellout’ for Trump inauguration performance

Chrisette Michele became the latest Black celebrity to be ridiculed for accepting an invitation to perform at Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration. According to the President Inauguration committee, Michele agreed to the performance. It comes days

Melànie D debuts stunning diamond collection

Luxury jewelry company Melànie D introduced their new diamond collection to an invitation-only crowd on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Buckhead in Atlanta. Guests were in awe of the 60-plus collection of


Capturing President Obama’s farewell address in Chicago

President Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago. A number of politicians, dignitaries, journalists and entertainers were in attendance, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel,  the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., CNN’s Anderson Cooper, NBC’s Lester Holt,
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