Once Again for the Trolls: Kitt Shapiro Is Eartha Kitt’s Biological Daughter
In case there is still any confusion, Kitt Shapiro is Eartha Kitt's biological daughter, and internet trolls need to stop saying she's adopted.
Heard on the Street: An Apology Just Ain’t Enough for Ray J
Ray J is threatening ex Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner with “some legal stuff” after the sex tape controversy has reignited.
Crystal Etienne’s Ruby Love Is Taking the Shame and Secrecy Out of Periods
Ruby Love is a line of period apparel that employs patented technology to ensure comfort, fit, and security so women and girls never have to miss out on life.
Broadway Theater Renamed After EGOT James Earl Jones
The 110-year-old Cort Theatre on the Great White Way has been renamed to honor esteemed thespian of the stage and screen James Earl Jones.
Zendaya on Her Historic Emmy Win: Helping Someone Heal Gives My Work Purpose
Zendaya says "it means the world" to possibly help someone heal through their addiction by portraying Rue on HBO's Euphoria.
Heard on the Street: Lil’ Kim Serves 50 Cent Humility for Coming for Daughter
50 Cent took shots at Lil’ Kim’s daughter Royal Reign while attempting to sow more dissension between the Brooklyn emcee and Nicki Minaj.
Heard on the Street: Adrienne Bailon Announces Birth of Son Ever Houghton
Adrienne Bailon and Israel Houghton kept the "most magnificent secret" until their son Ever Houghton was born via a surrogate.
Heard on the Street: Serena Williams Is ‘Evolving Away From Tennis’
Although she is reluctant to retire, Serena Williams has come to the conclusion that she would rather build her family than her tennis résumé.
Will Smith Releases Apology Video for Slapping Chris Rock
Will Smith apologized for slapping Chris Rock, saying, “No part of me that thinks that is the optimal way to handle a feeling of disrespect or insult."
A Different Black Parent Is Suing Sesame Place for $25 Million
A new class action lawsuit alleges Sesame Place Philadelphia damages Black children when the park and its employees engage in racist practices.
Heard on the Street: Chris Rock Says He ‘Shook’ Off Will Smith Slap
Chris Rock is using comedy to address the now-infamous Will Smith slap four months after the incident occurred during the 2022 Oscars.
Quick Pics: Inside Bria Murphy and Michael Xavier's Wedding
Bria Murphy and Michael Xavier are giving glimpses into their romantic wedding that took place earlier this month in Beverly Hills.
Nurses Catch Anesthesiologist Assaulting Cesarean Patient on Camera
Every sedated patient's worst nightmare came true for at least one woman after nurses caught an anesthesiologist assaulting her.
Second-Round NHL Draft Pick Noah Warren Is One to Watch
Noah Warren, who was recently drafted by the Anaheim Ducks, is known for moving with grace, calm, focus, speed, agility, and precision.
Brittney Griner Faces 10 Years in a Russian Prison for Drug Charges
Brittney Griner pled guilty to drug charges and faces 10 years in prison if she's convicted. Russia reports a 99 percent conviction rate in criminal cases.
Watch Ketanji Brown Jackson's Swearing in to the Supreme Court
Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman, 104th Associate Justice, and 116th Justice to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Did Normani Manifest Role in Chris Brown’s ‘WE (Warm Embrace)’ Music Video?
It seems Normani manifested her starring role in Chris Brown’s “WE (Warm Embrace)” music video when she was a member of Fifth Harmony.
MLS and Black Players for Change Are Honoring Juneteenth On and Off the Field
Major League Soccer and Black Players for Change tapped Judah Middleton to design Juneteenth commemorative jerseys. Find out the other ways they’re celebrating.
Heard on the Street: Tiffany Haddish Is Building a Legacy Beyond Entertainment
Tiffany Haddish has been studying how others build a lasting legacy and she is following suit, especially after her bag changed in 2018.
DJ Ohso’s Bounce Dat Safe Party for Women, Femmes & Queer People Returns to ATL
Wanna party without being harassed? There's a space for that, and it's DJ Ohso's Bounce Dat, a monthly judgement-free and curated experience.
Quinta Brunson Toasts Teachers: ‘May You One Day Make More Money Than Me’
Quinta Brunson used her moment as one of TIME100's world's most influential people to bring attention to the work and impact of teachers.
Editor's Pick: Cheeky Bonsai Has Your Urinary Tract Health Covered
Cheeky Bonsai has innovative science-backed and gynecologist-approved products that support a healthy urinary tract before and during a UTI.
Heard on the Street: The Type of Father A$AP Rocky Intends to Be
A$AP Rocky also provides a clue that he and Rihanna aren't going the "one and done" route when building their budding family.
The Barbie Tribute Collection Laverne Cox Doll Celebrates Authenticity
Barbie Signature is honoring visionary Laverne Cox with the Barbie Tribute Collection Laverne Cox Doll for her encouraging message to live authentically.
Heard on the Street: Taylor Bennett on the Courage to Come Out as Bisexual
Taylor Bennett says he gave back to the young LGBTQ+ community after coming out because many end up homeless after being rejected by their families.
'for colored girls,' the Brothers, and the Sisters
for colored girls who have committed suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf has been extended into June, but this weekend is going to be extra special.
Heard on the Street: Michael K. Williams’s Nephew on Losing Him to Fentanyl
Dominic Dupont recalls finding his uncle Michael K. Williams after he fatally overdosed on fentanyl, which the nephew says he wouldn't have taken knowingly.
The Benford Company Partners With Homestead Entertainment to Distribute Slate Featuring A-List BIPOC Talent
The Benford Company and Homestead Entertainment will produce a series of projects within a wide range of genres, including sports and music.
Heard on the Street: Jesse Williams Downplays Nude Scene in ‘Take Me Out’
Amid leaks of nude images and a Tony nomination, Take Me Out actor Jesse Williams says his full-frontal scene is not a big deal.
'for colored girls ...' Will Celebrate Black Womanhood One Final Time This May
The reinvented Broadway production of for colored girls ... is set to close three weeks after opening, despite stellar reviews and award nominations.
Patreon Welcomes BIPOC Content Creators to 'Pull Up'
Patreon's incubator and generative community Pull Up was developed by creators of color to help other creators of color grow sustainable businesses.
Heard on the Street: Viola Davis Says Critics May Be Cruel But Serve No Purpose
Viola Davis responds to criticism of her portrayal of Michelle Obama in Showtime’s The First Lady, but ultimately believes critics are pointless.
#DetoxYourFeed Encourages Girls to Hit the Unfollow Button
#DetoxYourFeed supports caregivers in encouraging their girls to unfollow any content that doesn't make them feel good about themselves.
Heard on the Street: DJ Jazzy Jeff Says Will Smith Had a ‘Lapse in Judgment’
DJ Jazzy Jeff says critics of Will Smith for his now-infamous slap of Chris Rock don't believe the award-winning actor can have a human moment.
Photog Lelanie Foster Snaps Portrait of Ketanji Brown Jackson After Confirmation
Photographer Lelanie Foster is known for honoring the strength and beauty of Black and Brown individuals in her work that spans fashion, film, and fine art.
Heard on the Street: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Says ‘We’ve All Made It’
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson celebrated the "promise of America" in a moving speech following the Senate confirming her for the Supreme Court.
Heard on the Street: Chris Rock Says He's Still 'Processing' Will Smith's Slap
Chris Rock spoke publicly for the first time since Will Smith slapped him during the Academy Awards, after Rock said a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith.
President Biden Signs the Emmett Till Antilynching Act of 2022
President Biden's signing of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act on March 29, 2022 marks the first time lynching has been a federal hate crime in the U.S.
IMG Health Clinic’s Founders Are Committed to Florida’s Underserved Communities
IMG Health Clinic offers free HIV, Hepatitis C, and STDs testing, treatment, and education to the underserved Black and Brown communities in Florida.
Heard on the Street: Mary J. Blige Explains Why She Hasn’t Had Children
Mary J. Blige has a really simple reason for not having children – her freedom – and we felt that reasoning in our souls.
Chandler Kryst Remembers Late Sister Chelsie Kryst as His 'Hype Man'
The Courtship contestant Chandler Kryst opened up about how his late sister Chelsie Kryst inspired him, during a public memorial in Charlotte.
Heard on the Street: Serena Williams Tells 'NYT' to Check Its Bias
Serena Williams called out the New York Times for a major gaffe when highlighting her venture capitalist firm in an article.
Angela Bassett Says Support From Other Black Actresses Helped Her Build a Legacy
Angela Bassett says in the beginning of her career, "We were all struggling together, we were all trying to make a way out of no way — it wasn’t easy."
What’s Really Going On? Did Wendy Williams Authorize Statement About Talk Show?
An Instagram story shared to Wendy Williams's new and verified account claims she didn't authorize a statement from spokesperson Howard Bragman.
Heard on the Street: Wendy Williams May Return to TV After Medical Hiatus
Wendy Williams's spokesperson has released a statement following the news that Debmar-Mercury will not renew The Wendy Williams Show after this current season.