Dave Chappelle producing 4 comedy specials for Netflix; critics pounce

Not only has comedic legend Dave Chappelle not been canceled by Netflix, his relationship with movie streaming goliath is stronger than ever.  Chappelle, 48, will host four upcoming comedy specials for Netflix titled “Chappelle’s Home Team.” The stand-alone shows will each feature a different comic, according to a statement obtained by Variety.  The first of […]

Future hosting benefit concert for Haiti in Miami Labor Day weekend

Grammy Award-winning rapper Future is deploying his money and his talent in support of Haiti. Eleven days ago, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that registered 7.2 on the Richter scale. The earthquake has claimed over 2,000 lives leaving thousands more without food and shelter. According to Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency 13,000 people are […]

Naomi Osaka to donate to Haiti after devastating earthquake

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka has pledged to donate all the proceeds earned from her upcoming tournament in Ohio to the Haiti relief effort following the devastating earthquake that rocked the small island nation recently. The impoverished Caribbean nation was victimized by the ruinous 7.2 magnitude quake on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, that killed over 300 […]

Haiti’s earthquake 10 years later: What has changed?

Today, Jan. 12, 2020, we commemorate the earthquake that decimated Haiti 10 years ago. On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook Haiti to its core. The earthquake is estimated to have killed over 300,000 people and millions were left homeless. The capital city of Port-au-Prince was reduced to rubble and the country was […]

All shook up: La Toya Jackson, other celebs react to California earthquake

La Toya Jackson thought her house was going to collapse in the California earthquake on Thursday, July 4, 2019. The 63-year-old singer was among several celebrities, including Dwayne ‘The Rock” Johnson, Gabrielle Union and Ava DuVernay to be affected by the 6.4 tremor. Dubbed ‘The Fourth of July quake,” it hit near Searles Valley in […]

Breaking: Mexico hit with killer 8.1 earthquake and tsunami

A powerful 8.1 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico and has left at least 15 people dead. The earthquake hit around 11:49 p.m. (PST) according to Mexican officials and its epicenter was off the coast of  Mexico, 76 miles southwest of the town of Pijijiapan, at a depth of 43 miles. At least one tsunami was […]

Haitians targeted by immigration officials for deportation

In 2010, the country of Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake that killed at least 300K people and damaged the infrastructure of the country. At that time, former President Barack Obama expanded the Temporary Protected Status for immigration to include Haitians who were affected by the earthquake. Now, word comes that the administration of […]

Earthquake rocks Northern California

A 6.0 earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay and Oakland area early Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake hit just before 3:30 a.m. It is the largest earthquake to shake the area since 1989. The earthquake set off car alarms and had people running from their homes in the middle […]

Earthquake hits Los Angeles

News media are reporting that a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has hit the Los Angeles, Calif., area.  The epicenter of the earthquake is approximately six miles northwest of Westwood, Calif., and 15 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The earthquake hit at around 6:15 a.m. PST. No damage has been reported yet from the largest earthquake […]

Earthquake felt in metro Atlanta, Tennessee and South Carolina

Many of you are waking up to the fact that last night an earthquake sent tremors throughout metro Atlanta. The 4.1 magnitude quake jolted houses at 10:22 pm but caused no reported damage. The epicenter of the quake was 3 miles deep near Edgefield, SC, approximately 25 miles from Augusta, GA.  The earthquake was felt […]

The best photos from Steve Harvey’s Ford ‘Hoodie Awards’ 2012 in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — After 10 years as the immensely popular Ford Hoodie Awards, multifaceted TV and radio superstar Steve Harvey retired two things that weekend in August of 2012: His extraordinarily successful standup career; and most importantly, the title of the “Hoodie Awards.” Entering the 11th season, Harvey and his crew decided to take this […]

Earthquake Toll Approaches 280 in Turkey: Haiti Lost 300,000

More than 280 people were confirmed killed and hundreds more feared dead today, Oct. 24 after an earthquake hit parts of southeast Turkey. Rescue teams are working relentlessly to free survivors crying out for help from under rubble. Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin said the 7.2 magnitude quake on Sunday, Oct.23 killed 100 in the […]

How Did the Aug. 23 Earthquake Impact Black People? They Tell Their Stories

Music executive Shanti Das was high up on a New York City rooftop when the earth beneath her unleashed a loud roar and the building shook as if it were having a seizure. Almost a thousand miles to the south in Mooresville, N.C., Janice Stephenson Harper was gripped with fear when the rumbling ground violently […]

Jamie Foxx Celebrity Weekend in Atlantic City

The first annual Jamie Foxx Celebrity Weekend in Atlantic City got off to a rocking good start with Oscar Award winning comedian Jamie Foxx hosting an allstar comedy show special that featured Aries Spears, Lavell Crawford, Speedy and Earthquake. One of the highlights of the comedy show was when Jamie was backstage talking about his […]