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Keeping with the theme of strengthening the middle class while the economy slowly improves, President Barack Obama (pictured center) has been consistent in promoting the… View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:21:21 +0000
Quaneisha Torres (pictured) of Fredricksburg, Va., is under arrest for reportedly running her husband down with a van, WJLA reports. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:52:20 +0000
  DreamWorks Is Producing A 3D Computer Animated Post-Apocalyptic Feature w/ A Black Girl At The Center DreamWorks Animation studios plans to add a little,… View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:37:15 +0000
A girl bully is captured on cellphone video physically attacking a boy almost twice her size, but the victim turned the tables on her in… View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:14:23 +0000
I’m not as fascinated with a new Pew poll that purportedly shows that most Americans identify President Barack Obama as “mixed race” as opposed to… View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:56:15 +0000
So. You know that occasional joint? Turns out, a new study says it might not be as okay as you thought it was. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:25:12 +0000
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:16:21 +0000
NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to… View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:42:26 +0000
Getting a cast for a broken bone is no fun -- unless you happen to be as lucky as this little girl and there's a doctor on hand who's also a pretty awesome rapper. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:27:47 +0000
--Aretha Franklin responds to rumors regarding her alleged fist fight with Patti Labelle. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:49:48 +0000
Invariably, when I meet new people they ask me what I do professionally. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:18:52 +0000
During a recent interview, a member of Congress stated, "We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work, and so View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:43:34 +0000
When we look in the mirror every morning, sometimes we find ourselves in a daydream, not totally thinking about what's going on with our faces and hair. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:40:30 +0000
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues guitarist B.B. King wants his St. Louis fans to give him another chance after an erratic performance led to a stream of audience catcalls and early departures. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:39:23 +0000
The comedian Tracy Morgan talks to Dave Itzkoff about his return to stand-up, reflects on the limits of free speech and offers some advice to his former “30 Rock” colleague Alec Baldwin. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:17:50 +0000
It’s hard to believe she had all this under those wigs and weave. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:00:22 +0000
He’s way past fashionably late…. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:59:03 +0000
Should Diddy be allowed to do the commencement speech at Howard after dropping out? View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:48:26 +0000
Very few things are funnier than watching someone straight up LIE on Instagram and get busted for ALL the internet to see. WHY these dummies risk being exposed (and slandered forever), we’ll NEVER know, but it’s absolutely hilarious. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:42:20 +0000
Somaya Reece and that bangin' body will get you motivated.... View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:22 +0000
Teyana Taylor’s Friend Blasts Tae Heckard So it looks like Tae Heckard and Brandon Jennings may be an item. As you probably know, Teyana Taylor and Brandon Jennings were engaged until they broke it off in 2011. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:19 +0000
Blake Griffin might be intimidating if he weren’t so…ginger, jovial, and downright funny. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:51:48 +0000
Stephen Henderson, editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press won the Pulitzer Prize Monday for his work on the financial crisis plaguing Detroit. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:25:25 +0000
Jay-Z and Beyoncé fans are in a frenzy to confirm news that the dynamic duo is reportedly gearing up to launch a stadium tour.According to Page Six, the couple plan to announce the U.S. tour that is slated for a late June kick off. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:58:16 +0000
Former Howard University student Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs will be returning to his alma mater next month to deliver the university's commencement speech.Howard's announcement has received mixed reviews on Twitter. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:12:39 +0000
All aboard! The Soul Train is revving up it's engines and this time it's headed for Broadway. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:26 +0000
You can now find Kerry Washington in the ITunes bookstore. View
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:54 +0000
Get excited. 2014 Essence Festival Mainstage performer Lionel Richie is coming out with new music. And he's gifting us with two new albums!The legend spilled the beans to Channel NewsAsia last week at a stop on his "All Night Long" tour. View
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:02:25 +0000
If you've been to ESSENCE Festival the past couple of years then you are very familiar with our Mainstage Host Nephew Tommy. This year will mark his fifth year as our comedic entertainment and we are happy to have him back. View
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:16:07 +0000
Karyn Washington, the 22-year-old creator of the For Brown Girls website passed away April 8, reports The Grio. View
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:30:24 +0000