Jemele Hill urges Black women to stop ‘fighting over crumbs’ at White companies

Jemele Hill’s message was direct and clear — there’s room for everyone. The veteran media personality and 2018 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Journalist of the Year took the moment at Essence’s inaugural Black Women in Sports event on Feb. 13 to reflect and pay it forward. Hill was honored alongside her new CNN […]

Michael Strahan will take flight on his 1st space mission (video)

Michael Strahan conquered the football field with the New York Giants and secured a Super Bowl ring and win in his Hall of Fame career before taking over morning television. The “Good Morning America” anchor told his co-hosts Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos and their viewers that he was headed to space. Strahan revealed he […]

5 things to know about LeVar Burton, latest star set to guest-host ‘Jeopardy!’

Legendary screen actor LeVar Burton is going to make a celebrity guest appearance as the host of “Jeopardy!” in the very near future, thanks to a nationwide petition circulated on his behalf. Burton, 64, will be one of several well-known celebs who man the show to close out its 37th season, including iconic “Good Morning […]

‘Snowfall’ star Damson Idris recalls getting roasted by Jay-Z (video)

“Snowfall’s” Damson Idris may not be the biggest Jay-Z fan. The London-based actor sat with Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America” this week and recalled a hilarious story of the Roc Nation boss sending him on his way. “At the start of the pandemic, I didn’t know what Zoom was. I was a Skype guy,” […]

Robin Roberts unveils trailer for Mahalia Jackson biopic (video)

“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts will be releasing a biopic about legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Roberts premiered the trailer for the film, Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia, on “GMA” Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, and announced that the project will air Saturday, April 3, on Lifetime. Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia stars Danielle Brooks and is […]

Beyoncé releases ‘Lion King’ video ‘Spirit,’ featuring Blue Ivy

Beyoncé loyalists and fans of The Lion King alike are sprinting to YouTube to watch her newly released music video for “Spirit,” the original song the superstar wrote for the movie soundtrack. The video debuted Tuesday evening, July 16, 2019, on the ABC/Disney special The Lion King: Can You Feel the Love Tonight, hosted by Robin Roberts. […]

First lady beef: Melania Trump claws at Michelle Obama

Beloved dignitary Michelle Obama intimated that she tried to continue the tradition of having the outgoing first lady extending help to the incoming one. Laura Bush, the wife of former Republican President George W. Bush, was kind enough to inform Obama that if she needed help, she was “a phone call away.” But when Obama, […]

Michelle Obama reveals her miscarriage trauma during interview

The struggle for many Black couples to have children due to infertility or other medical issues has become a more open topic. Now Michelle Obama has told her story in her upcoming memoir, Becoming, and how she and former President Barack Obama dealt with the issue. Michelle Obama sat down for an interview with “Good Morning America” host […]

Robin Roberts and Angela Rye laugh at Omarosa’s firing from White House

The internet is in stitches over the news that Omarosa Manigault Newman was unceremoniously ousted from the White House and the Trump administration.  One person who is definitely happy to see her go is CNN’s Angela Rye. The other is “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts. On Thursday morning, Roberts joined the multitudes laughing at the back of Omarosa’s neck as […]

The 5 most beautiful Black female news anchors

The world of broadcast journalism has always been predominantly White. As regularly as topics such as race relations, police violence, even immigration are discussed on-air, the anchors, pundits, and reporters often look nothing like their subjects. However, over the last decade or so, many larger news companies have decided to diversify their staff (somewhat) — […]

10 celebrities whose lives were changed by breast cancer

October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. While the Susan G. Komen Foundation and several other national organizations have impacted our culture, the need remains for even more women to be encouraged to get mammograms on a regular basis, as early detection is the best prevention. The following celebrities have battled breast cancer, […]

Laverne Cox, Frank Ocean score spots on ‘OUT’s Power 50’ list

Every year, OUT magazine publishes its highly anticipated “Power 50” list, which boasts the most influential LGBT activists and celebrities of the year. And this year, major Black LGBT stars like actress Laverne Cox and singer Frank Ocean nabbed spots on the coveted list of game changers. But Cox and Ocean weren’t the only Black […]

Trey Songz performs at Disney

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and for many, it just doesn’t feel quite like Christmas unless there’s snow. The world’s best imagineers at Disney deliver a white Christmas with a twist. Disney’s 31st annual Christmas Day TV special, “Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration,” features some of our favorite entertainers including Trey Songz […]

Robin Roberts and girlfriend make rare public appearance

It’s been nearly a year since “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts came out of the closet and revealed her longtime girlfriend, Amber Laign, to the world. Since then, Roberts has rarely been spotted out in public with Laign. But that changed this week when Roberts showed up with her girlfriend at Glamour’s Women of […]

Earvin Johnson, Robin Roberts to speak at 2014 NBMBAA Conference in Atlanta

More Than 10,000 Expected to Join CEOs, Business Leaders and Influencers as 1 of the Nation’s Largest Professional Conferences Returns to Atlanta The National Black MBA Association® announced its 36th annual Conference & Exposition will be held Sept. 16–20, 2014 at the Georgia World Congress Center, returning for the fourth time to Atlanta. Highly regarded […]

Celebrities who suffer from severe illnesses

Like many things in life, illnesses do not discriminate against the famous. And although a lot of Hollywood’s finest seem to live perfect lives, underneath all the designer duds and airbrush makeup, many celebrities suffer from the same issues that many of the rest of the world struggle with from day-to-day. For 12 celebs who […]

Robin Roberts cries over impact of her coming out story

Robin Roberts’ life has served as an inspiration to millions over the years, especially because of her public battle with cancer. But Roberts became even more of an inspiration last year when she came out as gay and revealed her long-term relationship to her girlfriend, Amber Laign. Recently, Roberts opened up about the impact of […]

6 black LGBT celebrities who made ‘OUT’s’ Power 50 list

Readers across the nation have been clamoring over Beyoncé’s recent cover photos and feature in the latest OUT magazine issue, but another part of the issue that’s gaining attention is the magazine’s eighth annual Power 50 list, which honors 50 LGBT celebrities who were the tastemakers and game changers of the past year. And although […]

Robin Roberts fires back at critics who say she came out too late

Robin Roberts was already one of “Good Morning America’s” most beloved anchors, thanks to the way she candidly chronicled her triumphant battle with cancer. In December, Roberts further endeared herself with fans when she came out as gay. Although many celebrated her decision to open up about her sexuality and her relationship with her girlfriend, […]