Lorraine Hansberry, Nina Simone, and Issa Rae

Issa Rae to Play Nina Simone in Lorraine Hansberry Biopic

by Huffington Post

Up-and-coming filmmaker and actress, Issa Rae has been tapped to portray Nina Simone in the forthcoming "unconventional biopic"… Read More

NFL legend Deacon Jones

Deacon Jones Dies

by ESPN

David "Deacon" Jones, the original sackmaster, has died. The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming… Read More

Jamie Foxx Talks Trayvon Martin [VIDEO]

Jamie Foxx Talks Trayvon Martin [VIDEO]

Since the tragic killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin last year, actor Jamie Foxx has been vocal about both his outrage and his support for Martin's… Read More

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Heat Heading to Finals, Hill and Kidd Retire

[SPORTS NOTES]
Heat Heading to Finals, Hill and Kidd Retire

by Jessica Danielle

Both Grant Hill and Jason Kidd have announced their retirements from the NBA bringing to an end the careers of two players from the… Read More

Black Music Month:<br />
A Proclamation

Black Music Month:
A Proclamation

by President Barack Obama

Since our Nation’s founding, people from every walk of life have set out to capture the American experience not just in poetry… Read More

Raheem DeVaughn

Sonic Boom:
The Week’s Hottest Music

Raheem DeVaughn, “Bad” (Remix) Always one for experimentation and surprises, Raheem DeVaughn has delivered a… Read More

Roy Hibbert Apologizes for Homophobic Remark

Roy Hibbert Apologizes for Homophobic Remark

by #teamEBONY

The NBA fined Indiana Pacers center  Read More

Jaden Martin

‘After Earth’ Aftermath:
Jaden Martin [INTERVIEW]

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Jaden Martin is only 12 and he’s already acting alongside Hollywood heavyweights. After Earth opened Friday, a father-son… Read More

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