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Comedian Tiffany Haddish and rapper Common made headlines a week ago when they went on a virtual date using the dating app Bumble. Well now, according to the Daily Mail, it seems like the two have taken the next step,...
Trevor Noah is one of many comedians working on their late-night talk shows from home during the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic idled studio production of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, which Noah hosts on weeknights, and the studio crew was...
Verzuz battles have taken the country by storm as male music producers and songwriters go song-for-song on Instagram Live. As music fans await the first female acts and first artists' battle of Erykah Badu and Jill Scott to take place next...
R. Kelly has twice requested a release from jail to no avail and he is now making a third attempt, citing medical concerns. Legal representation for the disgraced singer is fighting again for his release from a Chicago lockup until...
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many states to cancel in-person school instruction and events, including long-awaited graduation ceremonies for millions of high school seniors. That wasn't the case, however, for a group of seniors at Dohn Community High School in...
Netflix series #BlackAF has struck a chord in the Black community to become one of the most polarizing new titles on the streaming platform. The underlying topics of colorism and Black representation in media triggered much of the backlash and Kenya...
The state of Illinois extended its stay-at-home order until the end of May, but some residents in Chicago allegedly were unbothered by the mandate and partied it up in a big way over the weekend. And it was streamed on...
Black University of South Carolina students, like millions of others across the country, held a virtual meeting over Zoom Video on Friday. The students, members of the university's Association of African-American Students, were then met by unwelcomed guests – an...
The state of Georgia was among the first states in the country to authorize businesses to reopen. The number of new coronavirus infections in the state, unfortunately, continues to rise exponentially. Positive COVID-19 diagnoses spiked by more than 500 cases in...
Morehouse College is teaming up with a tech giant to give incoming students a technological advantage for the fall semester. The Atlanta historically Black college announced that it partnered with Microsoft to provide Surface tablets for new enrollees, the Atlanta Journal...
Sen. Kamala Harris appeared on MSNBC's AM Joy Saturday and the one-time presidential hopeful discussed presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's running mate sweepstakes. Show host Joy Reid asked Harris whether the former vice president should select a woman of color to...
With COVID-19 forcing many to stay home, artists and DJ's have used social media as a method to reach fans during the pandemic. Rapper and actor DMX joined in on Friday, but instead of offering music, he offered scripture. The multi-platinum...
Coronavirus has hit Americans hard. More than 50,000 have died of complications, more than 939,000 individuals have tested positive for Covid-19 and tens of millions are out of work. However, according to Fast Company, billionaires are benefiting during the pandemic. Since...
Actress Tabitha Brown used her love for vegan food as a vehicle to gain fame via the exponentially popular Tik Tok video app. Now she's being represented by Creative Arts Agency (CAA), joining an agency that counts Beyonceé, Will Smith,...
As Black communities get hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, the way of life is changing right before our eyes. In New Orleans, one of the most affected cities, the pandemic has put a hold on one of the city's...
The romantic pairing of singer Janet Jackson and rapper Jermaine Dupri in the early 2000s was one of the most curious couples of recent memory. But what was more mysterious than their hook up was their breakup near the end...
President Donald Trump in a Thursday press conference suggested that injecting disinfectants into one's body could be a key to cure Covid-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. By Friday, New York City's Poison Control Center saw cases concerning individuals who may...
A Texas man who was in intensive care for weeks and very close to becoming a part of the rising coronavirus death toll is now back home and on the mend. Christopher Marshall, 37, spent nearly three weeks on life...
Anything you want to know about the show In Living Color can be found right in the title. In Living Color: an indication of the abundant, kinetic power of Black life. Comedy is a unique language, and this show...
Kanye West famously rapped "Wait 'til I get my money right" on his 2007 single "Can't Tell Me Nothing." Looks like that prophecy has come true as Forbes reports that the record producer-cum-fashion designer is now officially a billionaire. The confirmation...