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More than 40 performance artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Louise Franklin, during A People’s Tribute to the Queen at Detroit’s Chene Park Amphitheatre on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, 6-9 p.m. EST.  The musical tribute is produced by Entertainments Finest. Leading artists representing the R&B, gospel, jazz and blues genres…

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It’s Black History Month, and to ensure you keep the momentum of celebrating Black excellence all month-long, we’ve created a list of literary gems that will not only uplift you, but awaken your inner “wokeness.” We even round out our choices with a hearty and hilarious book for the comedy-enthused readers. I Know Why the…

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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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Television and movie’s favorite sassy aunt/mother, Jenifer Lewis attended the Hollywood premiere of the Tyler Perry film Single Moms Club. In the video above, Lewis discusses the impact of the movie and the topic of single motherhood. Having played a mother on television and in movies, Lewis indicated that she uses her eight aunts as inspiration for the characters she…

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TV fans were devastated in August when news spread that former Disney teen actor Lee Thompson Young shockingly committed suicide. For weeks afterwards, details about Young’s death were scarce and a specific reason for his suicide is still unknown. But now a new report offers some insight into Young’s depression as it’s been revealed that…

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If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to watch a tragic and disturbing train wreck, look no further than troubled comedian Katt Williams. Over the past few months, the comedian has acted out countless violent attacks and has been arrested several times. And most recently, Williams beat an audience member with a microphone. But is Williams just…

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Fans of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” know that Lil Scrappy can be pretty wishy-washy when it comes to his love life. But Scrappy now claims that his indecisive attitude about love is due to being bipolar. Scrappy makes his bipolar claim in a short YouTube clip as he discusses his new song with singer…

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