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Actor Gary Dourdan Will Join The Cast Of “Being Mary Jane”

Actor Gary Dourdan Will Join The Cast Of “Being Mary Jane”

Popular television series, Being Mary Jane will be back for Season 2 with different characters coming into the mix. Madame Noire reports that Gary Dourdan, actor in A Different World and CSI will be playing Mary Jane’s new love interest as Sheldon Armstrong. Season 1 left off with Mary Jane Paul single and broken-hearted after […]

Michelle Obama And Bow Wow Pop Up At Howard University

Michelle Obama And Bow Wow Pop Up At Howard University

By April Taylor The Washington Post is reporting that first lady Michelle Obama toured Howard University along with television host and rapper Bow Wow and 37 students from Chicago public high schools.  The school system refers to the college visit that students take annually as, “Escape to the Mecca,” which is supposed to be a […]

Another Actor Calls Out Spike Lee’s Gentrification Remarks

Another Actor Calls Out Spike Lee’s Gentrification Remarks

Michael Rapaport responds to Spike Lee’s comment on gentrification in Brooklyn. Rapaport, a well known actor and director, is not in his colleagues corner when it comes to Lee’s recent comments speaking out against the gentrification of his neighborhood. Rapaport has worked with Lee before, in one of Lee’s most famous films, Bamboozled. Spike Lee, […]

Rihanna Is Going To Star In A Children’s Movie?

Rihanna Is Going To Star In A Children’s Movie?

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III We all know Rihanna to be a dynamic singer and entertainer, but did you know that she is venturing in something new? According to reports, the Bajan star has been cast as the leading voice character in a new 3D animated Dream Works film titled Home. The film is based […]

WuTang-Affiliated Rapper’s Manhood Can’t Be Reattached

WuTang-Affiliated Rapper’s Manhood Can’t Be Reattached

Reported by Krystle Crossman Andre Johnson, also known as Christ Bearer from the WuTang affiliated rap group Northstar, recently decided that he did not want to live anymore. In a fit of despair, he cut off his manhood and then leaped from the second story of a building. His friends found him critically injured on the […]

Legendary Award-Winning Director Passes Away At 83

Legendary Award-Winning Director Passes Away At 83

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The theatre world is dealing with the loss of a legend. Actor, playwright, and director, Phillip Hayes Dean died from a heart condition on Monday, April 14. The news of his death was announced by a family spokesperson. He was 83-years-old. “Phillip Hayes Dean might be best known for his […]

VH1 to Produce “Drumline” Sequel Starring Nick Cannon, Leonard Roberts

VH1 to Produce “Drumline” Sequel Starring Nick Cannon, Leonard Roberts

Reported by Krystle Crossman The 2002 hit film “Drumline,” starring Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana, and Leonard Roberts, is returning. VH1 is producing a sequel  to the film written by Regina Hicks and Karen Gist. This time around, it will focus on new students at a fictional New Orleans university. The main character will be Danielle Bolton, a […]

Michael Strahan Is Going To Make Millions For His Side Job

Michael Strahan Is Going To Make Millions For His Side Job

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Every athlete needs to understand that there is life after sports. Let me say it this way. When your sports career is over, you need to have a plan for your life. You can’t live off the glory days of the past, because it’s simply that – the past. You […]

American Idol Is Being Sued For Racism

American Idol Is Being Sued For Racism

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Jermaine Jones and 10 other former black American Idol contestants are in a racial discrimination lawsuit. Jones is citing his disqualification from season 11 for having outstanding warrants in New Jersey, www.theroot.com reports. “I was and continue to be appreciative of the opportunity to perform as a Top 10 contestant during Season […]

Sidney Poitier saved Denzel Washington from his most racist role ever

Sidney Poitier saved Denzel Washington from his most racist role ever

This video with Denzel Washington reminds you of how some things can change in an instant.  If you make the wrong decisions early in your career, they can haunt you forever.  This video knocked our socks off when we saw it, and it’s great to see Denzel be so candid about racism.  It’s amazing.  

B Scott Is Pushing The Lawsuit Against BET

B Scott Is Pushing The Lawsuit Against BET

Transgender video blogger and TV personality B. Scott filed a lawsuit last year against BET and Viacom.  According to Madame Noire, Scott claims that he faced discrimination from the networks when they advised him to dress more “masculine” at the 2013 BET Awards. B. Scott identifies as a non-conforming individual with a fluid way of […]

Salli Richardson Joins Gabrielle Union On “Being Mary Jane”

Salli Richardson Joins Gabrielle Union On “Being Mary Jane”

By April Taylor The second season of the BET Show, “Being Mary Jane,” is set to start soon, and the production team is continuing to add to the cast in preparation.  BET’s website reports that the show started in January 2014.  It was created by Mara Brock Akil and stars Gabrielle Union.  The show is […]

BET’s Comic View Making A Comeback

BET’s Comic View Making A Comeback

By April Taylor BET has announced that it is bringing its once popular comedy show, “Comic View,” back to the airwaves.  The announcement was made during the networks annual Upfront presentation.  Upfront is an event where television networks unveil their upcoming programming to the media. The show originally ran from September 1992 to December 2008, […]

Black Twitter Goes After Lolo Jones

Black Twitter Goes After Lolo Jones

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Lolo Jones tweets smack and riles up reactions… again Track Olympian turned bobsledder Lolo Jones attacked Rihanna via twitter this week and drew immediate criticism via social media. Jones responded to the news that rapper Drake would be hosting this year’s Espy Awards, airing July 16, 9 p.m. on ESPN, Jones […]

Black Actor Reveals He’s Had the Same Girlfriend Since He Was 7-Years-Old

Black Actor Reveals He’s Had the Same Girlfriend Since He Was 7-Years-Old

Reported by Marie S.  Actor Anthony Mackie has his career going uphill.  After playing the role of a U.S. bomb disposal team in Iraq in the Oscar-winning drama titled “The Hurt Locker,” he now plays the role of Sam or Samuel Wilson“Falcon” in the movie Marvel film titled “Captain America:  The Winter Soldier,” which topped […]

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