Queen Latifah’s mom, Rita Owens, died Wednesday after a 10-year battle with heart disease, the legendary rapper and actress said.
This story is just too juicy: Authorities say that a young black woman has robbed at least nine banks à la Set It Off-style, and now the federales are in hot pursuit.
Mama, we made it! Our internet-streaming-service dreams have finally come true. Living Single, the groundbreaking ’90s television show starring Queen Latifah, will begin streaming on Hulu on Thursday.
Since leaving the air 20 years ago today, Jan. 1, Living Single continues to resonate in the hearts of loyal fans. Its legacy alone has dismissed critics (i.e., Newsweek’s 1993 article with its “booty-shaking sugar mamas” comment), paving the way for shows like Insecure, and still reigns as a beloved fixture of black…
When I was perusing the list of new-release albums from this past Oct. 13, it dawned on me after some time that three of the artists—Wu-Tang, Camp Lo and Krayzie Bone (with his group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)—all released albums that I absolutely loved exactly 20 years ago.
It has been 1,278 days since the residents of Flint, Mich., had clean water flowing through their pipes. The problem has still not been fully resolved, and government infighting between the city and state has led to more red tape and more delays in finding a permanent, clean water source for the city.
The bonds between black women are not something you can watch on reality-TV shows or easily catch on any TV shows right now, except maybe Insecure. (Shoutout to Issa and Molly!) Black women’s friendship is more than boozy brunches, epic catfights and screaming “Yasss Queen” to one another. I mean, don’t get me…
In the heavily anticipated movie Girls Trip, one of the stars of the movie, Regina Hall, plays Ryan Pierce, a strong black woman who’s created a conception of her life as the one who “has it all.” We quickly learn that Ryan’s fantasy life is a fantasy even to her. Without spoiling anything (because you should…
In news from the “Why weren’t we told this before?” section, Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Betsy Brandt and Marin Ireland are all set to star in the upcoming Lifetime original movie Flint, based on the Michigan city’s lead-contaminated-water crisis.
Long live the Queen! Long live the Queen!
Who run the world? Girls.
Let’s go down memory lane for a bit.