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36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards on BET, Sunday, August 1st

The highly anticipated gospel event of the year, the 36th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is set to return to television this Sunday, August 1st, at 8 pm ET / PT, only on BET. Hosted by recording artists Jekalyn Carr and Tye Tribbett, this year’s celebration is set to wow audiences worldwide with an eclectic mix of performances by industry legends and chart-topping millennial …

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Zaila Avant-garde the FIRST African-American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thursday in the ESPN-televised national finals,14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde from Harvey, Louisiana, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, making her the first African-American to win the prestigious honor. Well-rounded Avant-gard, a basketball prodigy has earned more recognition for her athletic prowess than her achievements in spelling. She is has appeared in a commercial with Stephen Curry …

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Juneteenth a Federal Holiday……… Voters take a Bow!

          “Hands that once picked cotton are now picking Presidents” By: DL White Freedom Day, 19th of June, Juneteenth, Emancipation Day. However, one acknowledges this special day, the key take away, it is now a federal holiday, thanks largely to voters! Voters, yes!……..The power of the vote paved the way for the Biden-Harris ticket to claim the …

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Essence Festival of Culture: Mary J. Blige, D-Nice, Jazmine Sullivan and more…

Although Covid cases are declining Essence Magazine opted to move forward with its 2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture Presented by Coca-Cola—the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience. Incorporating virtual  for the second year in light of the pandemic, this year’s event will live up to its theme of “Live Loud” by featuring exciting content …

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Howard University Renames College of Fine Arts After Chadwick Boseman

Today  Howard University announced that it has named its newly re-established College of Fine Arts after one of its most famous alumni: the late actor Chadwick Boseman. News of the school was first reported in the Washington Post. Earlier this month, Howard named actor and alumna Phylicia Rashad as the dean of the fine arts school. Boseman was a …

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Netflix’s Limited Series “High on the Hog” Celebrates Ingenuity and Resourcefulness in Black Food Culture

Okra, rice, beans, black-eyed peas, water melon, sweet potatoes and yams, you name it, are all foods that are native to the continent of Africa, that has had an impact on the culinary history of America. In fact, what’s commonly known as a Southern staple okra, often used in gumbo is actually a French word …

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RECAP: Urban One Honors Awards Show Celebrating Black Women

Sunday evening, TV One hosted the third annual URBAN ONE HONORS award show, which was simulcasted for the first time on its sister network CLEO TV. Celebrating the exemplary accomplishments of African American women, the special was hosted by Grammy-Award-winning gospel artist Erica Campbell and award-winning journalist, author, and syndicated columnist Roland Martin. Honorees included Stacey Abrams, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Dr. Ala Stanford, Rosalind Brewer and Robin …

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OWN Docu-series “Black Love” Returns to Friday Nights

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network recently announced the fifth season of its popular and ground-breaking four-time NAACP nominated docu-series “Black Love” will premiere on Friday, May 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. “Black Love” makes its return to Friday nights where it will join OWN’s dating series “Ready to Love.” During its previous run on Fridays, the series which celebrates love stories …

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