Solange is being honored at the 70th annual Parsons Benefit Awards. According to The Grio, Solange will be recognized for her contributions to fashion, entrepreneurship, technology and sustainability along with Gucci president-CEO Marco Bizzarri and Farfetch founder-CEO Jose Neves. The event will be held at Pier Sixty in New York City on May 21st. Rihanna was honored last year for her commitment […]

JAY-Z will be honored at the GLAAD Media Awards. Rap-Up has reported that the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, known as GLAAD, will honor Hov for his record “Smile,” from the rapper’s 4:44 album — which depicts his mother Gloria Carter’s journey as a lesbian single mother.  On the song, he rapped, “Mama had four kids, but she’s a lesbian. Had to […]

According to Page Six, Diana Ross will be honored with the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement at the upcoming AMA ceremony. Ross is a seven-time AMA winner who previously hosted the awards show in 1986 and 1987. The prestigious award is given “to artists who have made truly exceptional contributions to the music industry.” The American Music Awards […]

Billboard has reported that, New Edition and Chance the Rapper will be honored at the 2017 BET Music Awards later this month. Following the group’s record breaking biopic which aired on the network, New Edition will be honored with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award. NE is known for records such as  “Candy Girl,” “Cool It […]

Brandy is set to be honored with the second ever Lady of Soul Award at the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards. Teddy Riley will also be honored with this year’s Legend Award. Meanwhile, Drake has earned 12 nominations, including two in the Video of the Year category for “Hotline Bling” and for his appearance on […]

Tom Joyner, the nationally syndicated radio personality and founder/chairman of the Tom Joyner Foundation, will be honored this weekend at the BET Networks 2015 Community Impact Awards and receive the  Humanitarian Award at Sunday’s BET Awards.   Denny’s is the presenting sponsor of The 2015 Community Impact Awards on June 27, which will highlight Joyner’s […]

Beyonce honored shoemaker Stuart Weitzman in a video presentation introducing him with the Footwear News Lifetime Achievement Awards. She said in the video, “After countless tours and TV performances and special concerts, I have literally danced a thousand miles in his beautiful shoes.”

Decades after it went off the air, fans of “In Living Color” have been clamoring for the next great black sketch comedy show.

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On Saturday, the world will remember and say goodbye iconic singer Whitney Houston, and CNN plans extensive coverage of her farewell, including live broadcast coverage from her funeral. Houston will be laid to rest at New Hope Baptist Church at noon.

It’s about time! When comedian Bernie Mac died an untimely death in 2008 at the age of 50, fans all over the world mourned.


According to the AP, the now 83 year old former NBA player Earl Lloyd gets honored for being the first black player ever in the NBA….He started his career off with the Washington Capitols.


Jackson Davis V is on a mission.  The 12-year-old great-grandson of a postal worker is lobbying the U.S. Postal Service to commission a commemorative stamp next year honoring York, an enslaved man who participated in the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific coast.