Celebration of Black Culture

Kedrick Brown Is Golden

Houston actor, Kedrick Brown, lands guest starring role on the NBC's New Amsterdam.
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John Witherspoon, Comedian, and Actor Who Starred in ‘Friday,’ Has Died at 77

Actor and comedian John Witherspoon, whose hilarious takes on father-figure characters made for iconic scenes in a number of movies and television shows including "Friday," died at his home Tuesday, a family spokesperson told CNN.
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Kirk Franklin Boycotts Gospel Awards Show After Comments Were Edited

Gospel music artist Kirk Franklin posted a video on Monday saying he will boycott the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards after comments he made were edited out when they were televised.
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History-Making Tyler Perry Studios Has Grand Opening Gala

Actors, directors, musical artists, filmmakers and politicians such as Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé, Stacey Abrams, Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, Tiffany Haddish, Whoopi Goldberg, Reginald Hudlin and Halle Berry showed up to support filmmaker and entrepreneur Tyler ...
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Labor Day Classic: Deeper Than a Rivalry

I’m so glad I went to PVU! I’m so glad I went to PVU! Singing glory hallelujah, I went to PVU!! If you’ve ever attended or have otherwise affiliated with a Historically Black College or University (HBCU), then you likely ...
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Obama remembers Toni Morrison as a 'national treasure'

Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday honored the life and legacy of author Toni Morrison, who died Monday night at the age of 88.

Toni Morrison lit the way to guide us out of our troubles

Toni Morrison's death this week at 88 comes at a fraught moment, when the country feels trapped in a hornets' nest of racist rage and violence. America is being summoned, yet again, to atone for its original sin, white supremacy.

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88

Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her publisher Knopf confirmed to CNN.
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Toni Morrison's works spoke to a generation of us

As a little black girl who didn't always want to be black, Toni Morrison at once understood me and shamed me.
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Black Male Educators Sound Alarm Regarding Lack of Diversity in P-12 Classrooms

University of Phoenix and the National Network of State Teachers of the Year release white paper as "canary call" to improve students' cultural and academic edification through diversification of the teaching profession
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Houston Comedian Brings the Funny to NBC

Bring the Funny, NBC’s newest show which aired on July, 9, 2019, is an American comedy competition series hosted by comedian Amanda Seales. Bring the Funny’s 10- episode series features 30 contestants of various comedy acts performing in front of ...
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R. Kelly is indicted on federal charges of child pornography and transporting women and girls for sex

R. Kelly faces federal charges Friday after two indictments allege that he made videos of himself having sex with minors, paid minors and their families to lie to investigators about allegations against him, and exposed one woman to a sexually ...
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Business Style: Meet Ashley Odom, Owner of Omazing Occasions

One lick, two licks, three licks were all it took to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. Knowing how the flavors would combine in your mouth, slow licking was not an option. You wanted the satisfaction now. However, ...
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Lil KeKe Salutes Houston-Based DJs for Annual 7Thirteen Day

If you ask anyone in the south who Lil’ Keke is, you might get a swift leg movement two times to the left and the right as they rub their head to do the “Southside” (“Don’t Mess With Texas”). The ...
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Disney's The Lion King Cast Photo Revealed

Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny.
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