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Two Motown Temptations members pass away within 10 Days

While Baltimore was mourning the Feb. 18 passing of Otis “Damon” Harris at 62 from prostate cancer, Richard Street, another member of the iconic singing group, died in Las Vegas of a pulmonary embolism. He was 70. ...

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B.I.G. kids to star in House of ‘Wallace Cartoon’

[caption id="attachment_10293" align="alignleft" width="180"] Notorious B.I.G.'s teen children, CJ 16 and T'yanna 19[/caption] B.I.G. kids to star in House of ‘Wallace Cartoon’ By EUR      Notorious B.I.G.’s teen children, C.J., 16, and T’yanna, 19, will provide voices for their characters in the cartoon show, entitled “House Of Wallace.”     The rapper, born Christopher Wallace, will appear in “spirit” and ...

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SWAC is Back!

           SWAC TOURNAMENT   Dallas, TX     MARCH 12-16, 2013   @Curtis Culwell Center in Garland   www.swachoops.org           TUESDAY, MARCH 12 SWAC ALUMNI MIXER Venue: Buttons Time: 7:30p 15207 Addison Rd Addison, TX 75001         WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 "SWAC GOES HIP HOP" Venue: Southside Music Hall Time: 8p-2p ...

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Life of Civil Rights Activist Daisy Bates at Miramar Cultural Center|ArtsPark film series

The Mira-mar Cultural Center|ArtsPark Independent Film Series celebrates Women’s History Month with a screening of Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock” with Director and Producer, Sharon La Cruise as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers ...

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The Film Strip: ‘Beautiful Creatures’ Viola Davis says its 2013 and Black women maid duty is up

Viola Davis brings a new meaning to the term “caregiver” in “Beautiful Creatures.” ...

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Cleotha Staples, a Staple singer, dies at 78

Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the influential gospel and rhythm-and-blues group the Staple Singers, died on Thursday at her home ...

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Controversial film on modern-day slavery in North Africa heads to public television to re-air on March 3

World Channel in association with National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) presented World Channel Special Report: Behind Stolen on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and will re-air on Sunday, March 3 at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ...

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Lou Myers, the actor most popularly known for playing Mr. Vernon Gaines on the NBC television series A Different World, has died.

The actor died at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia after undergoing a heart related emergency and falling into a coma ...

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Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presents Gloria and Emilo Estefan with 2013 Sand In My Shoes Award®

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is proud to honor Gloria and Emilio Estefan with the Sand In My Shoes Award,” said Phillis Oeters, Chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce ...

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BLACK HISTORY LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

Check out 124 little known facts in Black History   Fact #1 As a child Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his boxing idol, Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prizefighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he honored throughout his career. Fact #2 Muhammad Ali, the self-proclaimed "greatest [boxer] of all time," was originally named after his father, who was named after the 19th-ce ...

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