Beyoncé Launches Her Own Fundraising Initiative For Hurricane Harvey Relief!

    Photo: Entertainment Tonight   According to Pitchfork, Beyoncé launched her own fundraising initiative for Hurricane Harvey relief on her website. Her BeGOOD Foundation is working with two organizations to provide relief. Her website encourages people to donate to both Bread of Life and the Greater Houston Community Foundation.   Bey has reportedly already made

‘Girls Trip’ Makes History By Surpassing $100 Million Mark!

    Photo: Showtimes   The summer hit movie Girls Trip has made history.   Girls Trip is the first film starring, written by, directed and produced by African-Americans to surpass the $100 million mark.   The producers of the movie are Will Packer and Malcolm D. Lee (who also directed), the writers are Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, and the

The Atlanta City Council Honors Killer Mike!

    Photo: NPR   Atlanta has declared July 17 as "Killer Mike" Render Day in honor of Killer Mike. He was honored as a musician, activist, and business owner of the barbershop chain Swag Shop.   City Councilman Andre Dickens thanked Killer Mike (Michael Render) for serving as an informal ambassador for the city of

O.J. Simpson Is Granted Parole!

    Photo: Fox News   After serving nearly nine years for armed robbery and other charges, O.J. Simpson has been granted parole by a Nevada parole board on July 20.   According to the parole board, Oct.1 is the earliest that the former NFL player is eligible for release.   Ina Jaffe from National Public Radio discussed

Flashback Friday: C. Delores Tucker Voices Her Opinions Against Gangster Rap In 1993!

    Photo: Black Star News   In this video, C. Delores Tucker, anti-gangster rap crusader voices her opinions about the industry during the gangster rap days and the treatment of black women. The late great Tupac Shakur addressed Tucker’s views in his song, “You Wonda Why They Call U B****.” “Dear Ms. Delores

Remy Ma Plans To Start A Fund For Women Struggling To Conceive!

    Photo: Billboard   Remy Ma plans to start a fund for women who face the possibility of not having children because they can't afford reparative healthcare procedures. Remy has dealt with her own experience with a miscarriage and wants to help other women financially with procedures that will help them conceive.   Remy told Essence about

Dr.Dre Donates $10M To New Compton High School!

    Photo: Hip-Hop Golden Age   Dr. Dre has agreed to donate $10 million dollars to the Compton High School to help build a performing arts complex.   According to the LA Times, the Compton Unified School District confirmed Dr.Dre's $10 million dollars contributed to the school’s art program on June 15.   In a statement to LA Times, Dr.

Flashback Friday: Big Bethel AME Church’s Saturday School Multi-Cultural Fiesta!

    On May 27, 2017, Big Bethel AME Church’s Saturday School celebrated their last day of the 2016-2017 school year by hosting a Multi-Cultural Fiesta for children.   The Saturday School is diverse with children who are Ethiopian, Hispanic, and African-American. Prepping for the festivities started at 10 a.m. Rev. Bessie Donaldson and the

Big Sean Donates 15K To Help The Fight Against Homelessness!

    Photo: Rolling Stone   Big Sean's foundation The Sean Anderson Foundation recently donated $15,000 to Wayne State University’s HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program.   The program provides short-term support to Wayne State students who are homeless or living in dangerous housing conditions.   Students in the program receive adequate support which provides them with tools

Ice Cube Confirms That Another ‘Friday’ Is In The Works!

    Photo: Consequence of Sound   Last Friday rumors have been circulating for years.   However, while at a visit to Power 95.3 studio last month, actor John Witherspoon gave an update on whether or not another Friday is in the works.   Witherspoon claimed that Ice Cube told him Warner Bros had approved another Friday. Witherspoon