There are moments in life when you have to ask yourself if you’re going to risk your integrity for your career. But if you ask Marcy’s son, there’s no such thing.
Jay-Z reportedly declined an invitation to perform during the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show, Blavity reports. The potential reason why? The #NFLBoycott. While he hasn’t released an official statement, there is already widespread support for the decision on Twitter. Read more...
by The Associated Press • • Comments Off on New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model
In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams answers questions at a press conference after defeating her sister Venus to win the women’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed. Read more...
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by CLAUDIA TORRENS • • Comments Off on Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US
Venezuelan musician Wuilly Arteaga thanks the audience after playing the violin at the Alice Tully Hall in New York’s Lincoln Center, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017. Arteaga is a well-known face of protest against his country’s socialist government. He told the Associated Press on Tuesday that if he finds a job in the U.S. he will probably seek asylum. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens) Read more...
by The Associated Press • • Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey forces Houston theater to close until May
In this Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 photo, Lauren Anderson teaches a class at Queen City Ballet in Helena, Mont. Anderson, who is from Houston, is currently stranded because of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas gulf coast. (Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP) Read more...
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by Danielle James • • Comments Off on These photos Of Halle Berry at the London premiere of ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ will make your jaw drop
Halle Berry is making press rounds for her latest movie, Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The 51-year-old actress made jaws drop when she arrived at the London premiere in a Fall/Winter 2017 Elie Saab gown.
by Bruce C.T. Wright • • Comments Off on Zimbabwe UN Delegation Is Every Black Person Listening To Trump
The results are in: President Donald Trump‘s speech to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning was an epic failure on a number of levels.
While there are plenty of instances to point to for proof, perhaps nowhere was it more evident than the reaction from the Zimbabwe delegation, which appeared to be (from left to right) sleepy, amused, angry, actually sleeping, and finally, just plain confused. Read more...
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by Danielle James • • Comments Off on Missy Elliott Was The Queen Of Visuals At VH1’s Hip Hop Honors
The best part of the VH1 Hip Hop Honors was by far all the nostalgia from the best 90’s and 2000’s fashion and style. Missy Elliott‘s recreation of ‘She’s A Bitch,’ video, originally produced by Hype Williams, undoubtedly stole the show.
by MARK KENNEDY • • Comments Off on The person named most dangerous online might surprise you
In this Feb. 14, 2016 file photo, Avril Lavigne arrives at the 2016 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she’s been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Read more...
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by Bruce C.T. Wright • • Comments Off on Emmys So Black: Why Issa Rae’s comment wasn’t racist
Black fans of TV were likely still rejoicing Monday morning following the 69th Emmy Awards, which featured a couple of African-American nominees making history Sunday night. But even more probable were the chances that those same fans had a Tom Cruise “Oprah couch” moment when they heard Issa Rae confidently tell a pre-show interviewer that she wanted “everybody Black” nominated for an Emmy to win. Read more...