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 ...
Jamie Foxx Shares Details About His Book ‘Act Like You Got Some Sense’
Jamie Foxx said his book Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me is part memoir, part everything.
The Artist Formerly Known as Kanye West Has Officially Changed His Name
Kanye West cited “personal reasons” when filing to change the moniker that has become a household name.
Heard on the Street: Karl-Anthony Towns on Jordyn Woods Helping Him Grieve
Karl-Anthony Towns says he and Jordyn Woods bonded over losing a parent after his mother, and seven more relatives, died from COVID-19.
Black Wealth Summit and Morgan Stanley Are Invested in the Creation of Wealth for Black People
Executives from the inaugural presenting sponsor will keynote sessions when virtual event kicks off this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.
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.
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.
Bringing ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’ to the Red Table
A kidnapping survivor and a former federal prosecutor will join Red Table Talk to discuss “Missing White Women Syndrome,” and highlight missing people of color.
The Biden-Harris Administration Did NOT Cut Funding to HBCUs
The reports that the Pres. Joe Biden cut funding for HBCUs from $45 billion to $2 billion are false, and the responsibility for finalizing the federal budget lies with Congress.
Leslie Odom Jr. on Helping Small Business Survive Today’s Biggest Challenge
Through the “We Made a Way” film series, Wells Fargo is sharing small business success stories to encourage entrepreneurs who are facing financial challenges.
Queen Latifah Shares Views on ‘Equalizer,’ Chris Noth & Stigma Around Obesity
Queen Latifah recently opened up about what fans can expect from Equalizer season 2, Chris Noth in the SATC reboot, and being judged for her appearance.
Porsha Williams Confirms She’s Leaving ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’
The rumors have been proven and our favorite peach holder is leaving The Real Housewives of Atlanta, the Bravo series that made her a household name.
Jury Convicts R. Kelly on All Nine Charges in Sex Trafficking/Racketeering Case
R. Kelly is facing life in prison after being convicted of sex trafficking and racketeering in a federal case in Brooklyn.
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.
Kelly Price Is Missing After Being Discharged From a Georgia Hospital
UPDATE: Authorities have reportedly confirmed Kelly Price is safe.
Heard on the Street: Coach Deion Sanders Offers Help to Rival Alcorn State
Jackson State Football Coach Deion Sanders is willing to assist Alcorn State with securing athletic trainers, despite an in-state rivalry between the programs.
Heard on the Street: Courtney B. Vance Honors Michael K. Williams After Emmy Win
Courtney B. Vance didn’t mince words when discussing how his Creative Arts Emmy for the now-canceled Lovecraft Country was a bittersweet moment.
Take a Gander at Angela Bassett's Madame Tussauds Hollywood Wax Figure
Madame Tussauds Hollywood has immortalized iconic actor Angela Bassett with a life-size wax figure.
Heard on the Street: Gabrielle Union Regrets ‘Muzzling’ Isis in ‘Bring It On’
More than 20 years after Bring It On was released, Gabrielle Union says she still regrets “muzzling” her character and taking her humanity.
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.
What Tiffany Haddish Wants Instead of an Engagement Ring
If Common proposes to Tiffany Haddish, the comedian and actor doesn’t want carats. Instead, she wants something that she says will appreciate over time.
Celina Smith Is Taking on Titular Role in ‘Annie Live!’
Celina Smith “can’t wait” to step into the role of orphan Annie, opposite Taraji P. Henson, for NBC’s live broadcast of the popular musical.
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.”
Heard on the Street: Anderson .Paak Closes Door on Posthumous Album Possibility
Anderson .Paak found a permanent way to make sure no one forgets his opinion of posthumous music releases.
Heard on the Street: SZA Calls Out Senate for Hip Hop Holiday Amid CRT Debate
SZA tweeted that the U.S. Senate can keep its Hip Hop holiday until something is done to prevent states from banning the teaching of critical race theory.
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.
Marsai Martin Is Sharing Personal Finance Knowledge in New ‘Money’ Series
Marsai Martin says it’s important to prioritize financial literacy, as well as teach young people how to use the money tools available to them.
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.
First Look: Kevin Hart Is Adding Talk Show Host to His Repertoire
Kevin Hart is bringing his gift of gab to Peacock for a no-holds barred talk show featuring A-list guests that represent his range of interests.
Heard on the Street: ‘Pose’ Star Mj Rodriguez on Making Emmys History
Actress Mj Rodriguez is the first transgender person to receive an Emmy Awards nomination in a leading acting category.
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.
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.
Spelling Isn’t Bee Champion Zaila Avant-Garde’s Only Skill
Something tells us that Scripps National Spelling Bee champion Zaila Avant-garde never loses a game of H-O-R-S-E.
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.
Heard on the Street: Lil’ Kim Can Laugh at Herself and Shade 50 Cent, IG Trolls
After 50 Cent compared Lil’ Kim’s 2021 BET Awards look to a white owl, she took to her Instagram to laugh at herself, shade 50 Cent, and celebrate her husband.
Heard on the Street: Mary J. Blige Discusses Toxic Relationship With K-Ci Hailey
Mary J. Blige details how an abusive relationship, substance abuse, and depression nearly derailed her career after she released her debut album.
Jemele Hill Is the Keynote Speaker at the Multicultural Media Luncheon
Jemele Hill will discuss the importance of social justice in corporate America when she speaks at the Multicultural Media Luncheon in Detroit in September.
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.
Heard on the Street: Paris Jackson Reflects on Life After Dad’s Death
Paris Jackson and Willow Smith discussed their shared struggles with mental health, betrayal, and more during Willow’s Red Table Talk Takeover.
VA School Once Named for Confederate Soldier, Now Honors Katherine Johnson
The City of Fairfax school board voted unanimously to rename the Sidney Lanier Middle School in mathematician Katherine Johnson’s honor.
Clarence Williams III’s Memory Lives on Through His Acting [VIDEOS]
Let’s take a look back at Clarence Williams III’s most memorable roles in Mod Squad, Purple Rain, Hoodlum, Sugar Hill, Tales from the Hood, and more.
Vanessa Bryant Questions Nike Over Gianna Tribute Sneaker Landing Online
Vanessa Bryant called out Nike after a sneaker she designed in tribute to her late daughter Gianna Bryant surfaced online without her permission.
Heard on the Street: Eboni K. Williams Is Taking a Social Media Break
RHONY’s first Black cast member Eboni K. Williams has announced that she is taking a social media break as two episodes of the reality show address race.
Biden Commemorates Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre
President Joe Biden is the first president to visit Greenwood to commemorate the Tulsa Race Massacre.
Heard on the Street: Naomi Osaka Has a Plan to Protect Her Mental Health
Naomi Osaka has announced that she will not do any press at the French Open in order to protect her mental health.