Category: Black Newspaper

Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Close of the Sale of the Civic Center to the Atlanta Housing Authority

Mayor Kasim Reed announced that the City of Atlanta has sold the Civic Center to the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) for $31 million. Mayor Reed was joined by AHA President and CEO Catherine Buell and Invest Atlanta General Counsel and Senior Vice President Rosalind Rubens Newell for the announcement. AHA will partner with Weingarten Realty Investors to develop plans for the site, which is expected to result in a $300 million total investment, and will commit to 30 percent affordable housing at a time when affordability and mobility are the most important issues facing our city.

SZA Performs A Simply Stunning Version Of Her Track “Go Gina” Amongst The Trees

2017 REVOLT Music Conference - Gala Dinner & Award Presentation

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SZA hasn’t slowed down since the release of her critically acclaimed album CTRL this summer. Whether its tour dates, her constantly impressive fan interactions, or her music videos and television performances, she’s always giving us some new material to be in awe over. The latest content from our girl SZA is a video for her song, “Go Gina,” but this performance is much different than what we know and love from the studio version of the track.

Detroit ON launches mobile food and resources drive

As many prepare to host and serve delicious holiday meals and gather with loved ones, there are many people among us who may not get a chance to consume a hot meal and lack the resources to improve their quality of life.

HAUTE OR NAUGHT: Issa Rae ‘Stripes’ A Pose At The Vulture Festival

Issa Rae at the Vulture Festival

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Issa Rae held a Wine Down With Issa Rae panel at the 4th Annual Vulture Festival in Los Angles, California. The Insecure-creator wore a Christopher Kane black and white striped dress for the occasion.

Issa Rae at the Vulture Festival

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HAUTE OR NAUGHT: Issa Rae ‘Stripes’ A Pose At The Vulture Festival

Issa Rae at the Vulture Festival

Source: Brian To / WENN

Issa Rae held a Wine Down With Issa Rae panel at the 4th Annual Vulture Festival in Los Angles, California. The Insecure-creator wore a Christopher Kane black and white striped dress for the occasion.

Issa Rae at the Vulture Festival

Source: Brian To / WENN

Jordan Peele’s Thoughts On Harvey Weinstein: “First Of All, F*ck Him”

'Get Out' Q&A With Jordan Peele

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It’s no secret that a lot of people in the industry were already not too fond of Harvey Weinstein before, knowing whisperings of all of the allegations that have been coming to light for weeks now.  It’s also no secret that Weinstein is far from the only powerful industry head being accused of committing sexual assault, with powerful men from virtually every industry being thrown accusations from former co-workers left and right.

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams delivers 15,000 pounds of turkey and trimmings to needy Brooklynites

Last Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams distributed 15,000 pounds of food, including turkeys and healthy trimmings, to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving.

Concert Review: One Man. One Mic. One Message: Kill Jay-Z

Photo Credit: Montez Miller

Jay-Z descended upon the Little Caesars Arena with just one message: Kill Jay-Z. The metaphoric song off his platinum album “4:44” was the perfect introduction to allowing him to introduce himself as a “here to stay” icon. The play on words in the lyrics of “Kill Jay-Z” epitomized the growth and vulnerability of the artist and man, he came to Detroit to “kill” or “slay “as wifey Bey would say.

Rihanna, Kim Kardashian And More Speak Out On #FreeCyntoiaBrown And Child Abuse

'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets' European Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

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A wave of attention is being brought to Cyntoia Brown, who is currently serving a life prison sentence  in Tennessee for the murder of Johnny Allen.

Tyra Banks Makes Triumphant Return In New ‘ANTM’ Teaser Trailer

She was gone for a minute, but she is officially back! That’s right America’s Next Top Model fans, Tyra Banks has returned to her rightful place as the head boss in charge on the upcoming new season of the long-running reality hit.

Tyra Banks Makes Triumphant Return In New ‘ANTM’ Teaser Trailer

She was gone for a minute, but she is officially back! That’s right America’s Next Top Model fans, Tyra Banks has returned to her rightful place as the head boss in charge on the upcoming new season of the long-running reality hit.