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Al Green, take us home! 🎶 pic.twitter.com/CSjMvcYdbH — NatCivilRightsMuseum (@NCRMuseum) April 5, 2018 On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the temperatures may have been steadily decreasing in Memphis, Tennessee, but the exhilaration from the people was on the rise. The 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination was most certainly an emotional and nostalgic moment in Memphis…

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Actor and stand-up comedian Chris Tucker has made us laugh with his memorable on-screen performances for just over two decades. He was once billed as one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. The superstar doesn’t exactly need and introduction, but just in case you need a refresher, Tucker played the role of Smokey in Friday; and…

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Ambassador Andrew J. Young celebrated his 83rd birthday by hosting the Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. The ceremony honored individuals and organizations who have made tremendous strides in the community. Honorees included Ava DuVernay (Civil Rights and Civic Participation); Alana Shepherd (Community Engagement); Strive Masiyiwa (International Humanitarian Initiatives);…

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The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus held its annual dinner on Thursday, February 26, at the Georgia World Congress Center. At this year’s event, they honored African Americans in arts and entertainment with Georgia ties. It was hosted by actor-comedian Chris Tucker and Fox news anchor Cynne’ Simpson. Honorees included Steve Allen, Andre Thompson, Brenda Sigletary…

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Michael Jackson was loved by most and adored by many. Throughout his lifetime in the music industry, he acquired a long list of celebrity friends. Befriending a wide range of influential people, from Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela, and Elizabeth Taylor to Whitney Houston and Eddie Murphy, Jackson was again, loved by many, including millions of fans…

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Attendees flew in from across the globe to participate and witness the extraordinary styles and fashions at the highly anticipated International Bronner Bros. Hair Show this past weekend, Aug. 2-4. The innovative global show hit Atlanta with an explosive turnout from some of the industry’s most pioneering hairstylists, makeup artist, and barbers. Day one opened the…

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Who flexes harder on Instagram, is it the celeb men or celeb ladies? Who knows; but when you work hard you can play hard too. Check out Kevin Hart spending paper flying private, Meek Mill and Diddy skiing, and more celeb men flexing in the gallery. -Joi Pearson @joiapearson

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The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery celebrated his 92nd birthday with family, friends, fellow civil rights leaders and celebs. The “I’ve Known Rivers’” gala was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse college. The event also was a celebration of the life of his late wife, Evelyn Gibson Lowery.  On hand were his…

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The now 57-year old host is no longer the young(ish), hip upstart that he was when he originally debuted in 1989–but he’s still quick-witted and cavalier. Ever the affable persona, Hall still retained a bit of the charisma he had in his heyday. It’s slightly regrettable that the night was full of guests and references that wallowed in Clinton-era reminiscing.

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Laughter keeps you young… well that’s what I’ve heard! Humor and laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts your energy, diminishes pain and protects you from the damaging effects of stress. Best of all, this priceless medicine is fun, free and easy to use… Check out the top 10 comedy clubs in America. –Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson Above…

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BET’s CEO Debra Lee hosts celebrity pre-awards dinner sponsored by Cadillac The seventh annual BET pre-awards dinner hosted by the network’s CEO Debra Lee highlighted and showcased their accomplishments. Lee presented the lineup from “The Game,” discussed their new hourlong drama with Richard Roundtree; thanked their sponsor, Cadillac; and P&G (CoverGirl and My Black is…

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