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Some of Houston’s black-owned restaurants will offer specials during Black Restaurant Week April 16-29. Over those two weeks, you can treat yourself to unique African and Caribbean cuisines, as well as flavorful soul food meals. Black Restaurant Week supports FARM, or Family Agriculture Resource Management Services. FARM is a non-profit dedicated to providing legal and […]

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Taye Diggs has opened up about receiving backlash over not dating black women. During an interview with Van Nathan on “The Red Pill Podcast,” the actor admitted that he might not be able to date white women again after being dragged. He said, “When I was 13, I was reading a magazine and there was a picture of a […]

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Minister Louis Farrakhan was born Louis Eugene Walcott on May 11, 1933, in Roxbury, Massachusetts. After his mother recognized his artistic talent, young Louis was given a violin by his mother before his sixth birthday and began years of formal training. Later he became popularly known as “The Charmer,” and achieved fame in Boston as a vocalist, calypso […]

Viola Davis recently opened up about the #MeToo movement and inequality for black women in Hollywood. According to Variety, the actress spoke to WITW and said, “Nothing can be great unless it costs you something. For me, everything has cost me something. I think that people sometimes want to take the safe route. The way life works, it’s gotta […]

WHAT: Texas Black Expo’s Boom or Bust Business Panel WHO: Hosted by Madd Hatta featuring a panel of business professionals WHERE: George R. Brown Convention Center Hall C WHEN: Sunday, June 11th, 2017 WHY: Learn how you can make your business boom in a new digital and ever-changing society

In a new interview, Dear White People director Justin Simien and actress Logan Browning explain why it’s impossible for black people to be racist. Logan explains, Black people can’t be racist. Black people can be prejudice, they can be biased but they can’t be racist. Racism is the oppression of a marginalized group in a […]

I was browsing around on youtube today and came across this hillarious skit of Kevin Hart and his team Heart Beat Productions impersonating Floyd Mayweather and his uncle Roger Mayweather.   Check it out!

Last week, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream release a statement regarding the Black Lives Matter movement. They wrote via Twitter, “Black Lives Matter. Choosing to be silent in the face of such injustice is not an option. http://benjerrys.co/blm #BlackLivesMatter.” They continued on their website, “Black lives matter. They matter because they are children, brothers, sisters, […]

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The U.S. Military Academy announced yesterday (May 10th) that it had cleared 16 black female cadets of any wrongdoing for posing in ceremonial uniforms for a photo with their fists raised. An official inquiry by West Point concluded that the photo didn’t violate any military regulations against expressing political opinions in uniform, and was only […]

This year, United Airlines invited the People’s Station, Majic 102.1 to participate in its Black History Month Diversity Program.  It was an awesome event celebrating all of the African-American achievements in aviation.  The program also showcased the great talent of the singing group, Soulfruit and the lyrical prowess of Julian Ceasar.  We were also graced […]

The 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo© will be running from March 1st to March 20th at NRG Park.  Friday, March 4th, 2016 will be the day that the 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo© recognizes and celebrates its Black Heritage Day.  This year, Jason Derulo will be hitting the NRG Stadium stage to help celebrate Black Heritage Day.  Jason Derulo‘s […]

Chris Rock says in the new issue of Essence magazine that black women have it the worst in Hollywood when it comes to decent roles and decent pay. He tells the magazine, “Black women get paid less than everybody in Hollywood. Everybody’s talking about Jennifer Lawrence. Talk to Gabrielle Union. If you want to hear […]