I just had a baby. Well, I didn’t, but my wife did. So I must admit that I’ve been emotional lately. I can’t watch any commercials that involve the abuse of animals and donating to their cause. I can’t listen to any Sade. It’s safe to say that my life is different now.
The Rhodes Trust has announced its newest Rhodes scholars, and 10 of the 32 American students selected (pdf) to attend the United Kingdom’s Oxford University for postgraduate studies are African American, the most ever to receive the prestigious honor.
From the clubs to stages, Della Reese captured audiences with her melodic voice and ballads that crossed many genres, including jazz, blues and gospel. The songstress, who also displayed her talents as a character actress on TV and the big screen, died Sunday evening at age 86.
It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is literally in just a few days. It seems like only yesterday that summer was lighting a literal fire under so many folks’ asses. But here we are. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; you get good food and fellowship with family and friends. And speaking of good food, it’s called…
On Sunday, Nov. 19, Charles Manson, the man who inspired a mass killing and is often referred to as “Original Recipe Richard Spencer,” was called home to be spit-roasted in the eternal damnation of hellfire after a fruitful life filled with hate, bloodshed and forehead-swastika-carving.
Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore of Alabama has been accused of crimes that, in a more decent and responsible county, would make him ineligible to apply for a job as a peep show janitor let alone run for U.S. Senate.
I am not saying that God, the universe, Rihannayoncé or whomever you worship as a higher power is petty, but in one of the most hilarious twists of fate ever, Apple’s vice president of inclusion and diversity, Denise Young Smith, who once whitesplained how hiring 12 white, blond, blue-eyed men could actually be seen…
It was Diana Ross’ time to shine at Sunday night’s American Music Awards. If you were able to suffer through the numerous performances of people you’ve probably never heard of, and that atrocious Whitney Houston tribute done by Christina Aguilera, then you were treated to Motown’s finest and her grandchildren.
I’ve always believed that I’m that one who would always be ready to square up, but a little 8-year-old boxer has me questioning my life choices, especially if anyone asking me to square up has even half her talent.
Dennis Graham is partly responsible for bringing Drake into the world, and over the last couple of years, he’s grown his own fan base. From his outlandish church suits to the bevy of women with whom he surrounds himself, he’s giving his son a run for his money when it comes to showing up and showing out. And now he’s…