Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Will Delight Audiences In-Person in December
The Ailey dancers are returning to the stage, after a year-plus of virtual performances, to celebrate Alvin Ailey’s choreography and Robert Battle’s leadership.
Mariah Carey Discusses What Christmas Was Like When She Was a Girl
Mariah Carey, the queen of Christmas, says the holidays weren't always filled with the joy her voice now brings to revelers.
Hard Rock Celebrates the First-Ever Hip-Hop History Month
Hip-Hop History Month was a long time coming, but the impact the genre has had across the country and world can’t be denied any longer.
Cheers to the New Old Fashioned [COCKTAIL RECIPES]
Bacardi put an aged rum twist on the tried-and-true Old Fashioned cocktail much to the delight of dark spirits lovers.
Heard on the Street: Paula Patton Asserts That She's Black, Not Biracial
Paula Patton, star of the BET+ series Sacrifice, explains why she believes biracial is an offensive term that harkens back to America's racist past and present.
Heard on the Street: Lauren London Talks Boundaries on 'Red Table Talk'
Lauren London pulled up to the red table to discuss healthy boundaries, co-dependency issues, and anxiety with Jada Pinkett and Adrienne Banfield Norris.
Editor’s Pick: Dewar’s Japanese Smooth Blends the Cultures of Scotland and Japan
Finished in Mizunara Oak casks for three months, Dewar’s Japanese Smooth has notes of heather, honey, floral, sandalwood, and cinnamon.
So What Happened at the First-Ever Sensory Auction?!
Bombay Sapphire and Dan Lam hosted the first-ever Sensory Auction, which was an homage to the Bombay & Tonic cocktail and aimed to make art more accessible.
Angyil McNeal Will Rep the U.S. at the Red Bull Dance Your Style World Finals
Angyil McNeal’s high energy, skill, and ability to shape and position her body made her a force to be reckoned with at the Red Bull Dance Your Style Finals USA.
Chef Rōze Traore & Courvoisier Launch ‘Welcome to Our Kitchen’ Series
Courvoisier culinary ambassador Chef Rōze Traore shares his recipes from the three-course dinner that kicked off the “Welcome to Our Kitchen” series.
New Book Alert: Secret Agent Benita Renee Jenkins is Back!
Benita's sixth sense is a blessing and a curse. She finds that intuition puts her partner and her lover in danger ...
Bombay Sapphire, Sculptor Dan Lam Causing a Stir With First-Ever Sensory Auction
Bombay Sapphire is helping to democratize the art world by creating the first-ever Sensory Auction, in which emotion responses are bids instead of money.
'Fire Shut Up in My Bones': The Met’s First Black Opera Takes Center Stage
Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones, which was inspired by Charles M. Blow’s memoir, will also be shown in select theaters on October 23, 2021.
3 Fun Ways to Gain Financial Literacy That Aren't Instagram
Gaining financial literacy is no longer a boring task now that these unique and exciting money talk entities exist.
Heard on the Street: NeNe Leakes Is ‘Inspired’ By Suitors Sliding in Her DMs
NeNe Leakes recently updated to her fans about how she’s doing following the death of her husband Gregg Leakes in September.
Heard on the Street: Kofi Siriboe on Being a Proud Mama’s Boy
Queen Sugar star and Girls Trip hottie Kofi Siriboe has no problem admitting his mother is his best friend and role model.
These Celebrity Parents Have Recently Expanded Their Families
Thanks to these celebrity parents, who have recently expanded their families or are awaiting a new baby, we have some joyous news to focus on.
Get the Look: Precious Lee’s Snatched Ponytail for the Met Gala
Precious Lee’s hair for the Met Gala 2021 is a reminder that most of America’s pop culture and fashion originates in Black communities, whether credited or not.
Black Superhero Toy Sun-Man Joins Forces With Mattel & He-Man
Sun-Man is once again helping to fill the void of inclusion among superhero toys now that he’s joined forces with He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.
G.H. Mumm Champagne and Le Specs Put a Rosé-ier Spin on Sunglasses
G.H. Mumm Champagne and Le Specs have made looking at the world through rosé-colored glasses an aspiration.
Bombay Bramble Commissions Artists to ’Stir Creativity’ on 125th Street
Harlem’s 125th Street just got a little more F-R-E-S-H thanks to Bombay Bramble, Marcus Samuelsson, Cey Adams, and Dianne Smith bringing art to advertising.
Heard on the Street: Billy Porter Says Youths Are ‘Exploding’ Concept of Gender
Billy Porter reveals what he hopes adults take away from his “Fab G” role in Cinderella and their children’s reactions to his portrayal of an iconic character.
Heard on the Street: Offset Comes to Lizzo’s Defense Against Body Shamers
Offset has a message for the trolls who take issue with Lizzo being comfortable in her body and showing it off.
Hennessy Announces the 20 Inaugural ‘Never Stop Never Settle Society’ Members
Get to know the 20 Black entrepreneurs Hennessy and Marcus Graham Project recently inducted into the “Never Stop Never Settle Society.”
Do New Pinterest Hair Search Filters Leave Out Loc Wearers?
Pinners are now able to filter their hair searches on Pinterest by texture and type, but does the new feature account for natural hair that isn’t loose?
First Look: ‘Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground’ HBO Max Documentary Special
Sophia Nahli Allison’s Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground is a “mystical and lyrical reimagining” of Henry Hampton’s 20th Century masterpiece.
How to Mix Up Earlecia Richelle’s Fleuriste St-Germain Cocktails
The Fleuriste St-Germain pop-up in New York’s SoHo neighborhood wouldn’t have been a success without Earlecia Richelle’s mixology.
First Look: Peter Nicks’s ‘HOMEROOM,’ the Final Chapter of ‘Oakland Trilogy’
After releasing THE WAITING ROOM and THE FORCE, director Peter Nicks is chronicling the unprecedented senior year of Oakland High School’s Class of 2020.
Heard on the Street: Da Brat Says Coming Out Publicly Was ‘A Weight Lifted’
Watch Da Brat explain how her now-fiance Jessica “Judy” Dupart helped her come out publicly and show off the massive diamond ring Dupart used to propose.
Introducing Black-Owned Distillery Du Nord Craft Spirits
The focus at Du Nord Craft Spirits is producing award-winning spirits while also making the Twin Cities more equitable for underrepresented entrepreneurs.
Heard on the Street: Chika Apologizes for Photoshopped Pic of Beyoncé & Blue Ivy
Chika also reveals how she got the moniker, “Facilitator of Vibes,” and discusses how weed decriminalization and criminal justice reform are linked.
New Novel ‘SHALLOW WATERS’ Imagines Yemaya’s Life, Romance & Discovery of Powers
For her debut novel SHALLOW WATERS, Anita Kopacz uses magical realism to explore the legend of Yemaya, Black identity, and Black Diasporic History.
3 Medal-Worthy Cocktails for Your Olympics Opening Ceremony Watch Party
These medal-worthy cocktails are the perfect way to kick-off your Olympics Opening Ceremony watch party.
PETA Names Lizzo, Lenny, .Paak, Chloe x Halle Most Beautiful Vegan Celebs
PETA has compiled a list of the 20 Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities in the hopes of encouraging more people to adopt the lifestyle.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents 'Seize the King'
Here's everything you need to know about The Classical Theatre of Harlem's production of Seize the King in Marcus Garvey Park.
Let’s Binge To This: Hennessy ‘Run The World’ Cocktails
Sip on Hennessy Run the World cocktails that match your inner-Renee, -Ella, -Sondi, and -Whitney.
Wells Fargo Taps Sophia Yeshi to Reimagine ‘OPEN’ Sign as Nod to Small Business
Wells Fargo and Sophia Yeshi found a unique way to highlight the bank’s commitment to supporting small business owners with guidance and resources.
Heard on the Street: Black Thought Reveals How He Became Politically Aware
On the newly released 7 Years, the latest Audible’s Words + Music, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter discusses how he became politically aware at an early age.
A High Jada Pinkett Smith Passed Out on ‘The Nutty Professor’ Set
In a new episode of Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and Willow Smith discuss their history of using mind-altering substances.
Mentors Are Needed to Help Black Businesses Survive Post-COVID
SCORE is seeking volunteers to mentor Black entrepreneurs, so they can rebuild their small businesses and thrive past the pandemic.
Resurrecting the ‘Summer of Soul,’ A Questlove Jawn
Questlove explains how his film Summer of Soul excavates a moment of Black musical excellence, the Harlem Cultural Festival, that was forgotten for decades.
Stir Dad a Cocktail as Iconic as He Is -- An Old Fashioned With a Twist
Not sure what to give your dad for Father's Day? An Old Fashioned cocktail care package will make an impact.
The Dad Gang’s Annual ‘March of Dads’ Celebrates Black Fathers
CÎROC and Fat Joe have linked with The Dad Gang to celebrate Black fathers through the “March of Dads” and the Random Acts of Dadness organization.
Yes, Please: Five $30 and Under Rosés for National Rosé Day
This National Rosé Day, you can keep your coins and sip one of these fantastic $30 and under rosés. Cheers!
Hennessy, Russell Westbrook, and the NBA Have Unfinished Business
Hennessy and the NBA have teamed up to support Black, Asian, and Latinx small business owners through the Unfinished Business initiative.