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Diddy Pledges $1 Million To New Bronx Charter School

Diddy Pledges $1 Million To New Bronx Charter School

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs has pledged $1 million to a network of charter schools for a new location in the Bronx. Capital Preparatory Schools has been approved to open the school in September with 160 6th- and 7th-graders. The goal is to expand to 650 students in grades six through 11 over… ... Continue Reading
Bombshell Dropped About What Really Happened The Night Tupac Was Shot

Bombshell Dropped About What Really Happened The Night Tupac Was Shot

One of Tupac Shakur’s right-hand men has come forward to make an explosive revelation about what really happened when the late rapper was fatally shot in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996. Outlawz member Napoleon has made the bombshell claim that fellow bandmate Kadafi looked Pac’s shooter straight in the eyes — making him a key witness to the… ... Continue Reading
FIRST LOOK: Don Cheadle, Regina Hall, Jay Ellis And Quincy Brown Star In New Shows, Movies

FIRST LOOK: Don Cheadle, Regina Hall, Jay Ellis And Quincy Brown Star In New Shows, Movies

There’s some good new TV and movies coming down the pike and we’ve got the first look at the new trailers. Don Cheadle and Regina Hall have a new 80’s themed Wall Street show coming to Showtime, Quincy Brown (Al B. Sure’s son and Diddy’s stepson) and actress/singer Kat Graham have a new movie The Holiday Calendar… ... Continue Reading
Niecy Nash Spoofs Hotline For Whites Scared Of Black Folks

Niecy Nash Spoofs Hotline For Whites Scared Of Black Folks

A satirical video promotes an alternative phone number to 911 for white people thinking about calling the cops on Black people for no good reason. ... Continue Reading
What We Learned About A Successful Marriage From Will & Jada’s ‘Red Table Talk’

What We Learned About A Successful Marriage From Will & Jada’s ‘Red Table Talk’

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s marriage has always been the ultimate symbol of #BlackLove. However, the couple, who’ve managed to stay happily married ever after, are not without fault. In the season one return of Jada’s “Red Table Talk,” we watch Will and Jada have a very transparent conversation about the highs and lows… ... Continue Reading
Blac Chyna’s Mom Tokyo Toni Claims She’s Not Allowed To See Dream Kardashian

Blac Chyna’s Mom Tokyo Toni Claims She’s Not Allowed To See Dream Kardashian

  Blac Chyna’s mother Tokyo Toni has claimed Chyna doesn’t allow her to see her granddaughter Dream Kardashian. Last week Toni posted an Instagram video asking Rob Kardashin to let her see Dream. This is not the first time Toni has claimed Chyna keeps her from seeing the baby. Chyna also has a son named… ... Continue Reading
Dave Chappelle Says He Won’t Be Taking Political Advice From Kanye [Video]

Dave Chappelle Says He Won’t Be Taking Political Advice From Kanye [Video]

Funnyman Dave Chappelle is constantly making news … mostly for the funny quips that he says. He’s also known for the sublime stuff, too. So, when he’s talking about his buddy, Kanye West, people definitely tune into what is coming out of his mouth … especially these days in the wake of Ye’s visit to the Oval Office… ... Continue Reading
Tina Turner Opens Up About Son Craig’s Suicide At Age 59

Tina Turner Opens Up About Son Craig’s Suicide At Age 59

Tina Turner opened up to the BBC News on Friday about the tragic suicide of her son, Craig Turner. The eight-time Grammy award-winner still can’t wrap her head around what compelled her son to take his life. She says he had so much going for himself – having found a new job and even a new love. “I still don’t… ... Continue Reading
Mike Tyson Brought To Tears Talking About Tupac

Mike Tyson Brought To Tears Talking About Tupac

Mike Tyson dropped by Big Boy’s Neighborhood recently where the former boxer, 52, became emotional when asked about his friendship with late rapper Tupac Shakur. Pac was fatally shot on September 7, 1996, in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 25 years old. The shooting occurred after Shakur attended the Bruce Seldon vs. Mike Tyson boxing match… ... Continue Reading
Jenifer Lewis Wants To Help Kanye [Video]

Jenifer Lewis Wants To Help Kanye [Video]

Black-ish star Jenifer Lewis broke down in tears on CNN while speaking about troubled hip-hop star Kanye West. “I just feel so sorry for him,” Lewis said as she wept. West, who has said he’s been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and called it his “superpower,” seemed to walk back on the diagnosis during his Oval Office visit with… ... Continue Reading
Yara Shahidi Honored By Youth Organization In Los Angeles [WATCH]

Yara Shahidi Honored By Youth Organization In Los Angeles [WATCH]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an “identity blind narrative” in the struggle for acceptance of all. “We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by nothing regardless of ethnicity, gender,… ... Continue Reading
Michael B. Jordan Invites U.S. Open Winner Naomi Osaka To ‘Creed 2’ Premiere With Shirtless Photo

Michael B. Jordan Invites U.S. Open Winner Naomi Osaka To ‘Creed 2’ Premiere With Shirtless Photo

Naomi Osaka won the U.S. Open against Serena Williams recently and appeared on several talk shows after to discuss the big win. ... Continue Reading
Remy Ma On Non-Blacks Using The N-Word: ‘We Have Wayyy More Important Pressing Issues’

Remy Ma On Non-Blacks Using The N-Word: ‘We Have Wayyy More Important Pressing Issues’

Remy Ma recently sparked a bit of outrage and online debate when she expressed her view on the usage of the N-word on an episode of “State of the Culture.” “When it comes to the word ‘nigga’ or ‘nigger’ or ‘niggas’ or however you want to do it, I don’t usually get offended regardless of what your nationality… ... Continue Reading
Louis Farrakhan Says Kanye West ‘Was Right’ About 13th Amendment [Video]

Louis Farrakhan Says Kanye West ‘Was Right’ About 13th Amendment [Video]

Even though he is who he is, some folks in the community are giving Minister Louis Farrakhan the side eye on this one. He’s in lockstep with Kanye West after the controversial rapper’s long rant at the White House. Farrakhan, the founder and head of the Nation of Islam, said West was right in his critique of the 13th… ... Continue Reading
Cardi B Hands Out Free Winter Coats In New York

Cardi B Hands Out Free Winter Coats In New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as rapper Cardi B handed out free winter coats. The Bronx-born rapper met with residents and fans on Thursday evening at the Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn during brisk fall weather. The 26-year-old also was given balloons and a cake to celebrate… ... Continue Reading
Quincy Jones Says Ray Charles Got Him Addicted To Heroin At 15

Quincy Jones Says Ray Charles Got Him Addicted To Heroin At 15

Quincy Jones is making headlines again after admitting in an interview that at the age of 15, he was addicted to heroin. Complex reports, the legendary musician, composer and producer Ray Charles is the one who introduced and got him hooked on the drug. “He got me hooked for five months at 15,” he said.… ... Continue Reading
Tiffany Haddish’s Stepfather Tried To Kill Her Mom

Tiffany Haddish’s Stepfather Tried To Kill Her Mom

Tiffany Haddish has revealed that she had suicidal thoughts in her early 20s until her stepfather told her he tried to kill her and her mother in a crash. Haddish shared this disturbing part of her past with the New York Times on Wednesday. Her mother was severely injured in the crash and suffered severe brain damage after a car… ... Continue Reading
Jada Pinkett Smith And Actress Leah Remini Squash Scientology Beef

Jada Pinkett Smith And Actress Leah Remini Squash Scientology Beef

Jada Pinkett Smith, 47, and Leah Remini, 48, set aside their differences in an upcoming episode of Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk. The two women have ended their year-long feud after over their Scientology beliefs. The drama started when Remini told The Daily Beast that Jada was “in” when it came to the church and was a regular… ... Continue Reading
Toya Wright On Reginae’s Relationship: ‘I Don’t Like The Age Difference’

Toya Wright On Reginae’s Relationship: ‘I Don’t Like The Age Difference’

Toya Wright doesn’t approve of the age difference between her daughter Reginae Carter and her rapper boyfriend YFN Lucci. In a teaser clip for T.I. & Tiny: Friends and Family Hustle, Toya expressed her concerns about Reginae and Lucci’s relationship. “I don’t like the age difference,” Toya said. “I don’t like the fact that he… ... Continue Reading
Rapper Makes Donation to Family of Slain Officer in South Carolina

Rapper Makes Donation to Family of Slain Officer in South Carolina

Kodak Black  decided to donate to Officer Terrence Carraway’s family after he was killed in the line of duty. The rapper donated $2,500 to the GoFundMe for Officer Carraway from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina. Officer Carrway was killed and 6 other officers were injured when a man ambushed them while they were trying to… ... Continue Reading
Rihanna Sued By Clothing Company Over ‘FU’ Logo

Rihanna Sued By Clothing Company Over ‘FU’ Logo

Rihanna is being sued by a clothing brand for using an “FU” logo that they feel belongs to them. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Freedom United claims they have been making clothing with an “FU” logo since 2006 and even have it trademarked. The Blast reports, the company says their clothing has been promoted… ... Continue Reading
Kirk Franklin Shares News Of His Biological Father’s Passing In Emotional Video

Kirk Franklin Shares News Of His Biological Father’s Passing In Emotional Video

Weeks after gospel superstar Kirk Franklin reunited with his father, Dwight Allen, the Grammy-award winning songwriter has shared the sad news that Allen passed away this week. He previously opened up to followers about his decision to forgive him before it was too late. Franklin detailed in a lengthy Instagram post last month that he received an… ... Continue Reading
New USA Gymnastics President Quits Four Days Into Job After Simone Biles Criticism

New USA Gymnastics President Quits Four Days Into Job After Simone Biles Criticism

The interim CEO and president of USA Gymnastics has resigned four days into her job after she was slammed by Olympic champion Simone Biles for an anti-Colin Kaepernick/Nike post. Mary Bono, a former GOP congresswoman from California, was criticized by Biles after she tweeted, and then deleted, a photo of herself drawing over a Nike logo on her golf… ... Continue Reading
‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Tommie Lee Arrested For Assaulting Her Child At Middle School

‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Tommie Lee Arrested For Assaulting Her Child At Middle School

Love & Hip Hop star Tommie Lee  is back in jail…this time for attacking her child at school. Jefferson was arrested in Cobb County for allegedly shoving her child’s head into a locker, among other things, at Griffin Middle School yesterday, per an arrest warrant. Channel 2 Action News reports that she was charged with felony aggravated assault, simple battery, first-degree… ... Continue Reading
Greenleaf Season 3, Episode 8 Recap: ”The Price of Freedom”

Greenleaf Season 3, Episode 8 Recap: ”The Price of Freedom”

I swear Zora (Lovie Simone) makes you want to grab her, shake her and yell LISTEN TO YOUR MOMMA LITTLE GIRL! But she’s 18 now and you can’t tell her nothing. All she knows is she’s leaving and her boo is on his way to pick her up. She walks out of her grandparents’ house… ... Continue Reading