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There are many accolades that one can receive within the entertainment industry and one of the most prestigious is the honor of receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Some of the greatest entertainers in Hollywood history have their own special star and now one of HB’s favorites, Viola Davis, is set to […]

On any given day, there are many sad stories about young black men receiving prison sentences that they didn’t deserve and the horrifying conditions of the prisons where they are relegated to serve out their sentences. The saddest instance of this issue in recent memory, centers on the case of Bronx, New York teenager Kalief […]

Former Growing Pains star Alan Thicke has passed after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 69. https://twitter.com/enews/status/808857277667086337 Many fell in love with Growing Pains in the 80s and Alan Thicke was a large part of the show’s success, playing the role of the reasonable and handsome patriarch Dr. Jason Seaver. The show ran for […]

2016 may have been an overall disaster, but at least it gave us some of the best shows on television, especially those featuring predominantly black casts. One of those great shows of this year was WGN’s breakout hit series Underground about slaves and the Underground Railroad, starring Jurnee Smollet-Bell. The show was a ratings and […]

There is petty and then there is ridiculous, and Mary J. Blige’s soon-to-be ex-husband Kendu Issacs crossed over into the ridiculous territory a long time ago. However he clearly is attempting to outdo himself because now he’s holding some of the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’s personal belongings and absolutely refusing to give them back. From […]

All good things must come to an end and that also pertains to the viral challenges that spread like wildfire across social media platforms. Leading up to Thanksgiving, the hottest Internet challenge was the #UNameItChallenge that featured the music and sermon of Shirley Caesar. Everyone who participated had fun with it and even Caesar herself […]

With her recently announced return to the show that made her famous, Basketball Wives and a guest-hosting stint on daytime talk show The Real, Evelyn Lozada is making her return to the spotlight in a pretty big way. On day three of her guest co-host spot on The Real, Lozada opened up about her relationship […]

As Americans are still trying to come to terms with the outcome of the 2016 presidential election tensions are still at an all-time high, especially when not only the President-elect himself continues to fan the flames, but also his batch of extremist conservative supporters. One of the most vocal Trump supporters is Tomi Lahren, who […]

This time last year Patti LaBelle and her famous sweet potato pie was a viral sensation, thanks to the highly popular video of James Wright Chanel literally singing the pie’s praises. As a result, Wal-Mart (which sells her pies) couldn’t keep them in stock, causing fans to drive out of their way to taste what […]

Understandably many Americans are still highly emotional over the presidential election of Donald Trump and that means that statements from public figures regarding the election are even more highly scrutinized than usual. Oprah Winfrey found this out the hard way when she recently gave her thoughts on President Obama and Trump sitting down together for […]

In a surprise to many televisions insiders a mere five seasons ago, Steve Harvey’s self-titled daytime talk show became a runaway hit that garnered impressive ratings in a crowded line-up and A-list celebrity guests. Now the comedian, actor and television host is ending his popular talk show for an even bigger venture that audiences will […]

One of the things that is practically guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit is beautiful holiday music. It’s even better when it’s being sung by some of the most legendary voices in the game. This is the sentiment that is propelling VH1 to not only bring back its popular “Divas” concert series, but […]