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The BET Awards weekend has become one of the top entertainment events of the summer. The annual awards show is now preceded by the BET Experience, which includes concerts, parties, a celebrity basketball game and panel discussions. Here are some of the highlights from BET Awards weekend 2015. Thursday BBD celebrates 25 years of Poison…

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Lights, smartphones, selfies! The 2015 BET Awards red carpet was teeming with celebs from all facets of the industry – music, TV, film and sports. Monochrome (black and white) was the style choice of the afternoon. D-Wade’s lovely wife Gabby looked striking in black sequins. Dimple-faced Silento sported a jacket with a flared patent-leather lapel. Bobby V. complemented…

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Millions of African Americans will soon be able to trace their families through the era of slavery thanks to a new and free online service that’s digitizing a million and a half handwritten records compiled about newly freed slaves in the 1860s, for the first time. On Friday, June 26, it was announced that records compiled…

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same-sex marriage

While the church and many others have argued that traditional marriage is of God’s design, an institution that embodies a man and a woman joining together,  they lost that battle yesterday when SCOTUS ruled in favor of gay marriage. And while the ruling appeared to be a joyous occasion for many nationwide, the church was…

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In one of the most widely anticipated decisions of the year, the Supreme Court has released their ruling on same-sex marriage.With Justice Anthony Kennedy providing the swing vote in the 5-4 ruling, the court decided that under the 14th Amendment, states cannot ban same-sex marriage. Under a broad ruling written by Kennedy, the court also found…

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Maya Rudolph: Actress Impersonates Rachel Dolezal on ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ Maya Rudolph is hilarious. Rachel Dolezal should have seen it coming. She will be the butt of jokes and a costume favorite this Halloween whether she likes it or not. On Monday night’s episode,  the mixed-race actress Maya Rudolph, wearing a wig, and Seth Meyers…

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Diddy

FREE PUFFY LOL , #EFFENVODKA #FRIGO #SMSAUDIO Nah that man shouldn’t have been flexing on his kid. A video posted by 50 Cent (@50cent) on Jun 22, 2015 at 4:10pm PDT 50 Cent clowns Diddy on Instagram about his arrest   50 Cent takes advantage of an opportunity to poke fun at Sean “Diddy” Combs, aka…

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Wyclef Jean serenades crowd at Surfcomber with ‘Killin Me Softly’ The 11th Annual Irie Weekend kicked off in style Thursday night in the heart of South Beach. The renovated art-deco Surfcomber hotel hosted the Hublot VIP Kickoff party, which featured complimentary Korbel champagne, celebrity appearances and a VIP concert by The Fugees’ very own Wyclef Jean. Natalie La Rose, Omar Benson,…

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Victims assassinated at Mother Emanuel were beloved by family and community Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church has a rich history. It’s the oldest AME church in the South. It opened in 1818 under the leadership of the late Bishop Morris Brown, the second bishop of the AME Church and the namesake of Morris Brown College, an…

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Merriam-Webster defines soul mate as a person who is perfectly suited to another in temperament. Although most people think of a soul mate as a perfect harmonious union, your true spiritual soul mate is the person who completes you. Everyone needs someone to help them become a better person. However, oftentimes our soul mates appear in…

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One MusicFest performer Lauryn Hill

One Musicfest is one of the most amazing music festivals to hit Atlanta and the Southeast One Musicfest, in partnership with Live Nation, announce its 2015 music lineup. It’s one of the most anticipated music festivals in the Southeast. Now in its sixth year, One MusicFest brings together the best of urban alternative legends and contemporaries for a unique experience, musically and visually. One…

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Rotimi joins ‘Power’ cast Season two of “Power” kicks off with the same beloved lineup, but a new edition has been added to the show’s all-star cast. He goes by the name Rotimi. You may recognize his handsome face from playing Darius Robinson on the drama series “Boss” back in 2011. It seems Starz just can’t get enough of the Nigerian-American heartthrob after…

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American Black Film Festival Honors Jenifer Lewis at “Best of the ABFF” Awards Show The American Black Film Festival attracted more than 7,000 New Yorkers and beyond is where film and TV enthusiasts converged. More than 30 documentaries, web originals, short films and narrative features were showcased at the AMC Empire 25 in Times Square to a…

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Pusha T served as a headlining act at the 2015 Northside festival in Brooklyn, New York. Hours before his scheduled performance, thousands lined up outside House of Vans while awaiting entry into the show that was presented by A-OK Collective. Before Pusha T hit the stage, DJ Envy and West Coast newcomer Vince Staples opened…

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