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The 2019 BET Awards airs on Sunday (June 23rd) and there are plenty of performances, awards and tributes to look forward to. Actress Regina Hall will be hosting the big night filled with hip-hop, R&B and Hollywood royalty. BET Networks announced a few performers and presenters on Thursday (June 20th). Meek Mill, Fantasia, DaBaby, Jeremih, Kirk Franklin, Erica Campbell, Kelly Price, Jonathan McReynolds and James Funk of Rare Essence, among a […]

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Toni Braxton is giving us an idea of what her special day with Birdman will look like. theJasmineBRAND broke the story in 2016 that the pair were quietly dating. Late last year, sources told us that the couple were also secretly married. while Toni has shut down these rumors, she is opening up about wedding plans. She says, […]

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Unfortunately, these are not good times for 87-year-old Katherine Jackson, the matriarch of the world-famous Jackson family. She has suffered a stroke that left her struggling to speak or see, according to a RadarOnline report. A number of sources have confirmed that the mother of the late Michael Jackson has had huge health problems for a while now. “She suffered […]

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Beyoncé paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities. The superstar singer announced Monday the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year through her BeyGOOD initiative. She plans to give $25,000 each to Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Xavier University of Louisiana and […]

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Atlanta creator and actor Donald Glover is set to host and be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. On May 5, Glover will be lending his talents for acting and music to the satirical show according to Page Six. Glover is currently slaying FX with his comedy Atlanta. He’ll also be in the new film Solo: A Star Wars Story. He’s no […]

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 […]

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, along with Rice University’s president David Leebron unveiled their plans during a press conference, for what they are calling the ‘midtown innovation district.’ During this conference, we learned what’s next for the now-shuttered Sears in Midtown. The iconic Midtown store closed its doors to the public earlier this year as part […]

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In the first ever Instagram Live from the International Space Station [ISS], Will Smith will virtually join NASA astronaut Drew Feustel for a discussion about space, music and more. Tune into National Geographic’s Instagram Live today (April 12), at 11:45 AM EST, to watch NASA’s Expedition 55 Flight Engineer Feustel chat from the ISS with Smith, who […]

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Tamar Braxton claims she faced racial discrimination while vacationing in Cabo, Mexico with her family. Tamar and her estranged husband Vince Herbert spent some quality time together in the city, along with their young son. Tamar claims she faced racial discrimination while vacationing in Cabo, Mexico with her family. During several posts on her Instagram stories, Braxton revealed […]

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Anika Noni Rose is returning to the stage for a musical theater performance. The Tony-award winning actress will be starring in the off-Broadway production of Carmen Jones. This will be her first musical performance since winning a Tony-award for her 2004 performance of Caroline or Change by Tony Kushner according to Deadline. John Doyle of the Classic Stage Company will be the artistic […]

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Tiffany Haddish has figured out how Meryl Streep could believably play her mother in the sequel to “Girls Trip.” The comic has been vocal about the dream casting ever since she hurdled a velvet rope on the Oscars red carpet just to meet the screen legend.“I told Meryl that I wanted her to play momma one day,” she […]

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Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” will open in theaters on the one-year anniversary of the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white nationalists marched and a counterprotester was killed.Focus Features on Monday announced that Lee’s newly retitled drama will be released Aug. 10. The film is about the real-life story of Ron Stallworth, a black police officer in […]