T.I.’s son Domani Harris spotted at 2018 Tony Awards in honor of his nomination

T.I.'s son Domani Harris spotted at 2018 Tony Awards in honor of his nomination

On Sunday, June 10, young and old came out in support of a year of theatre for the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical” raked in 12 total nominations, carrying along with it the many musicians who contributed to its musical score, Clifford “T.I.” Harris […]

‘Fathers’: Beautifully crafted art book defies stereotypes of Black men

'Fathers': Beautifully crafted art book defies stereotypes of Black men

Representing an often marginalized sector of fatherhood, Fathers is a 423-page art book edited by Robyn Price-Pierre, which takes an intimate look into the personal lives of Black fathers. Through candid photos taken on their mobile devices, the men featured in the art book’s pages reveal the complexities and beauty of their experiences as fathers in […]

Beloved designer, Kate Spade, dies at 55

Beloved designer, Kate Spade, dies at 55

Katherine Brosnahan, 55, who co-founded Kate Spade Handbags in 1993, has died. According to law enforcement officials, she was found dead of in her Park Avenue apartment in New York on Tuesday, June 5 at 10:20 a.m. ET by her housekeeper. Kate Spade sold the handbag company in 2007 and in 2017, Coach bought the […]

Details about Denver Uber driver facing 1st degree murder for killing passenger

Details about Denver Uber driver facing 1st degree murder for killing passenger

Michael Hancock, 48, is currently serving as the 45th and current mayor of Denver, Colorado and has been since July 18, 2011. It’s a huge coincidence that a different Michael Hancock, 29, is making national headlines for murder in the city — the suspect is not related to the mayor, his office confirms. A Denver Uber […]

Spotify reverses decision; R. Kelly is back on their streaming service

Spotify reverses decision; R. Kelly is back on their streaming service

You can “Bump n’ Grind” with R. Kelly again if you’re a Spotify loyalist. In May, Spotify announced they would stop promoting or recommending music by artists whose content or conduct it deemed to be offensive. I need to go somewhere and show off this #MuteRKelly press shoot face beat!! pic.twitter.com/mBfUP5sVjj — Oronike Odeleye (@SuiteLadyOro) […]

Father’s Day gift guide: Fun and quirky gifts for the dad who has everything

Father's Day gift guide: Fun and quirky gifts for the dad who has everything

Father’s Day is rolling right around and if you haven’t figured out what you are getting that special man, dude, dad in your life, we have a few suggestions that will solve the problem. From sleep hacks to eye-catching socks, we’ve got you covered. Pop of Pink Sean John’s stretch suit offers classic tailoring. Add […]

Meet the Black female ABC executive, Channing Dungey, who axed ‘Roseanne’

Meet the Black female ABC executive, Channing Dungey, who axed 'Roseanne'

Channing Dungey, 49, is the president of ABC Entertainment Group. Dungey was just last year wielding her prowess during her first full development season where she resuscitated both “American Idol” and “Roseanne” for the 2017-18 season. The former show didn’t disappoint. It premiered to an impressive 5.1 rating in the adults 18-49 demo. Dungey, without […]

5 reasons ABC’s swift cancelation of ‘Roseanne’ speaks volumes about #TimesUp

5 reasons ABC's swift cancelation of 'Roseanne' speaks volumes about #TimesUp

It’s a whirlwind of “Hell to the Naw Naw Naws” going around in Hollywood today. The second season of the rebooted ABC hit comedy “Roseanne” has been axed following a tweet by the show’s central character, Nazi-saluting Roseanne Barr. Wanda Sykes was not having it and #shetoo is fed up with the underlying and systemic […]

Alrene Richards Barr leads international affairs for the busiest airport

Alrene Richards Barr leads international affairs for the busiest airport

Alrene Richards Barr is the director of International Affairs for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It’s where the seasoned executive wields her expertise in regional economic partnerships and international business relationships for the city and the world’s busiest airport. Barr wears many crowns: creator of the Sister Airports Program; the liaison for the Atlanta Consular Corps.; she’s […]

Ashley Drayton organizes a Fantastic 10K to raise awareness for autism

Ashley Drayton organizes a Fantastic 10K to raise awareness for autism

Ashley Drayton is the founder of the House of Artists Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports artists with autism, successfully completed their 1st Annual Fantastic Movie Run 10K, during Autism Awareness Month. The race commenced at 7 a.m. on Powder Springs City Hall in Powder Springs, Georgia. Participants dressed up as their favorite superhero. The […]

Actor and comedian Deon Cole co-creates ‘hairpick’ women can’t refuse

Actor and comedian Deon Cole co-creates 'hairpick' women can't refuse

It’s not a toothpick and it’s not an icepick. So, we call it a hairpick, which was created by actor and comedian Deon Cole and chemist Rose Rise. It’s patented name is eZ SCRATCH and it’s design for locs-, braids-, wig- and hair extension- wearers to reach itchy places on their scalp. It’s giving the rat […]

DL Hughley and his wife talk about his multiple affairs with other women

DL Hughley and his wife talk about his multiple affairs with other women

Nationally celebrated radio host/comedian, DL Hughley and his wife LaDonna Hughley reveal intimate details about how they picked up the tools to work toward a brighter future—together–after his multiple indiscretions on the next episode of OWN’s wildly popular docuseries, “Black Love,” which airs this Saturday, May 26 at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT.

Queen Latifah is crowned with a new title

Queen Latifah is crowned with a new title

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, was officially named by godmother Queen Latifah. It offers a variety of innovations that include a Cuban-themed bar and pool, an IMAX Theatre, a Dr. Seuss WaterWorks park, SkyRide, a bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction; and Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse Brewhouse BBQ restaurant.

‘Black Love’: Styles P butt dials wife in the midst of infidelity

'Black Love': Styles P butt dials wife in the midst of infidelity

On Saturday’s (May 26) episode of “Black Love” rapper David “Styles P” Styles joins his wife Adjua Styles to discuss how she confronted him about his infidelity after receiving a voice mail of him with another woman. The couple discuss the circumstances that led to cheating in their relationships, and reveal the intimate details about how […]

Money grubbers: Doraville, Georgia police once collected $3M in fines in 1 year

Money grubbers: Doraville, Georgia police once collected $3M in fines in 1 year

Four Doraville-area Georgians along with the Institute for Justice will hold a press conference to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit against the city of Doraville for its heavy reliance on fines, fees and forfeitures to fund the city on Thursday, May 24. It started two years ago when Doraville homeowner Hilda Brucker got […]

‘Black-ish’ creator Kenya Barris donates $1M to HBCU

Clark Atlanta University graduates, TV producer and writer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rainbow Barris, have given a gift of $1M to their alma mater. The gift kicks off the university’s 30th anniversary year-long celebration, which officially starts on July 1, 2018, and will include a host of national events. Half of the Kenya […]

Solange honored alongside Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Gucci, at Parsons benefit

Solange honored alongside Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Gucci, at Parsons benefit

The New School honored Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and visual artist Solange Knowles, as well as Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Gucci, and José Neves, CEO and founder of Farfetch at the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on Monday, May 21, 2018. The event recognizes individuals who embody the university’s commitment to creativity and innovation. The program featured special […]

Details about CAU valedictorian: Baltimore native Alexis Carey

Details about CAU valedictorian: Baltimore native Alexis Carey

On Monday, May 21, Alexis Carey graduated as valedictorian of the class of 2018 during Clark Atlanta University’s commencement convocation. The point is notable on two counts: at 3.93, her GPA is the highest in her graduating class, and she accomplished it with a major in biology. Many naysayers had warned her that being valedictorian and […]

Little Professor Skye adds to series with bedtime book, ‘Sleep Sleep Dream Dream’

Little Professor Skye adds to series with bedtime book, 'Sleep Sleep Dream Dream'

Media maverick, CEO and publisher Munson Steed continues to expand his family entertainment and children’s book series Little Professor Skye with a perfect bedtime storybook titled Sleep Sleep Dream Dream. The book echoes every child’s desire to engage in any other type of activity except for sleep. As Daddy pleads with the lively child prodigy, Little Professor Skye, […]

Janet Jackson admits she’s had low self-esteem: ‘my whole life’

Janet Jackson admits she's had low self-esteem: 'my whole life'

Global music icon Janet Jackson – this years BBMA’s Icon Award Recipient – graces the latest cover of Billboard magazine. She opens up to Billboard on new music, motherhood, Michael Jackson and her return. Here’s the interview in part. On her creative process as she prepares new music: “The truth is that I don’t try […]