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Another day, another black celebrity that has jumped on “all lives matter” train, this time it’s NFL player Cam Newton who has caused a social media uproar after an interview he did with ESPN was released. In the interview, Newton didn’t explicitly say that “all lives matter,” but he went a step further and proclaimed […]

The 2016 Rio Olympics may officially be over, but that doesn’t mean that some of your favorite athletes just disappear for another four years. While their names were on everyone’s lips in Rio, athletic superstars and Olympic gold medalists Serena Williams, Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles found time to star in a new ad for […]

Fresh off of her Olympic gold medal-winning performance at the 2016 Rio Games, Gabby Douglas is going full-speed ahead with her next gig and this one should be full of fun. It was just confirmed that Douglas along with singer Ciara, have both been added to the judges table at the upcoming Miss American pageant. […]

It’s been a pretty rough summer for actress/comedian Leslie Jones. After the all-female Ghostbusters reboot was a failure with fans, critics and at the box office, Jones had to face the often racially-motivated attacks aimed at her online for her part in the film. This caused her to promptly leave social media due to the […]

By now it’s safe to say that John Legend and his production company are inching closer and closer to becoming major players in Hollywood. After the record-breaking ratings and critical acclaim that the Legend-produced WGN series The Underground received when it premiered earlier this year and the upcoming highly-anticipated film about The Obama’s love story […]

Over the last few years, the presence of African American actors and actresses in leading roles on television has increased to great heights, while also racking up critical accolades, impressive ratings and loyal fans. Now, another TV show featuring a predominately black cast is making its way to basic cable network VH1 and the always […]

Ever since she was casted as Cookie Lyon on the smash-hit FOX series Empire, Taraji P. Henson’s career has been on fire like never before. Aside from landing back-to-back Emmy nominations for her portrayal as the no-nonsense ex-com matriarch of the Lyon clan, she recently earned a Golden Globe award for the fan-favorite role. Now, […]

With the overabundance of bad news circulating these days, it’s quite nice to hear something good and truly heart-warming. Fresh off of his NBA Championship win, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James gave back to the city of Ohio in such a fun-filled way.   When word gets out that a celebrity is doing something positive […]

When Alicia Keys embarked upon the roll-out for her new single “In Common” fans noticed a considerably different look from the Grammy award-winning singer. She was dressed in laid-back, boho chic attire, her natural curls were beautifully roaming free and the biggest change of all, she wasn’t wearing a stitch of make-up, instead allowing her […]

The death of a loved one is never easy to get over, but it is especially hard to grieve when they have been murdered. That feeling is unfortunately what Toya Wright is currently dealing with as she tries to make sense of the devastating murders of her two brothers this past July. Now, she opens […]

No matter how old you get, there is always something incredibly sweet and overwhelmingly satisfying about having the support of your parents. That’s a feeling that actress Tracee Ellis Ross knows all too well, as her superstar mother Diana Ross just showed her love for the Blackish star in the most extravagant and Diana way […]

If you ask most couples who have been married for a long period of time, most will tell you that in order to remain in a successful marriage you have to be prepared to weather the storms that come with it. Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett-Smith have been married almost 20 years, and now […]