“Harriet” Costume Designer Paul Tazewell Talks Creating Her “Power Icon” Looks For Feature Film

“Harriet” Recounts Harriet Tubman’s Life’s Work To Abolish Slavery

The costume designer charged with envisioning Harriet Tubman’s clothing when she was a young woman said he wanted to steer clear of the austere public image she had in old age.

Eat Mor Chickin? Chick-Fil-A FINALLY Decided To Stop Donating Money To Anti-LGBTQ+ Organization

Chick-fil-A Will No Longer Donate Money To Anti-LGTBQ+ Non-profit

The chicken sandwich game is a little bit cleaner today as iconic fowl food franchise Chick-fil-A has announced that they will no longer donate money to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

#BlackGirlMagic 14-Year-Old Curlanista Creates Natural Hair Program To Empower 1,000 Future Fellow Entrepreneurs


14-Year-Old Curlanista Creates Natural Hair Program

A 14-year-old entrepreneur is continuing to make headlines not only for her curl celebrating products but for her efforts to encourage fellow entrepreneurs. Lexi P, a Washington D.C. native, launched her Curlanista product

WEALTH: Kyrie Irving Spotted Handing Out $100 Bills To Kids Before His Game In Chicago

Kyrie Irving Gives Back To Kids In Chicago

It looks like Kyrie Irving was in high spirits on Saturday, even before The Brooklyn Nets‘ win against the Chicago Bulls.

The point guard was welcomed to Illinois by a group

Ari Lennox, Summer Walker & Other 2019 Soul Train Awards Winners [Full List]

2019 Soul Train Awards Winner List [Full List]

The 2019 Soul Train Awards hosted by Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold took place Sunday, Nov. 17, in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Orleans Arena. A number of celebs in R&B, gospel,

A Lil’ Positivity: Texas Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Rodney Reed’s Scheduled Execution

Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed’s Execution Halted

According to the Dallas News, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has officially granted a stay and put the execution of Rodney Reed on hold. The decision was announced Friday evening

Melanin Excellence: This Viral Video Of Black Dads Doing Ballet With Their Daughters Will Warm Your Heart [Video]

Viral Video Of Black Dads Doing Ballet With Their Daughters

There’s a super sweet video going viral of Philadelphia dads bonding with their daughters in ballet class. Last weekend an annual event at E’Chappe Dance Arts took place where the

On The Come Up: The Artful Journey Project Launches With Creative Social Event In Atlanta

The Artful Journey Project Launches With Event In Atlanta


This new youth initiative aims to arm students with knowledge outside of classroom walls by creating and selling original artwork to provide passports.  LeKeith Taylor is partnering with KIPP Ways

The Side-Eye: NFL Announces Shady Last-Minute Colin Kaepernick Workout, Smells Like Scam

Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Workout Seems Fishy

Colin Kaepernick is headed to Atlanta for a very, VERY impromptu workout for whichever of the 32 NFL teams are interested in his talents.

If this workout comes as a surprise to you, then

Brandy, Wale, & Ne-Yo Performing At 2019 Urban One Honors

Brandy, Wale & Ne-Yo Performing At 2019 Urban One Honors, Tickets On Sale Now

Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes today announced the honorees, performers, and presenters for the prestigious annual URBAN ONE HONORS event on Thursday, December 5,

Brandy, Wale, & Ne-Yo Performing At 2019 Urban One Honors

Brandy, Wale & Ne-Yo Performing At 2019 Urban One Honors, Tickets On Sale Now

Urban One Founder and Chairwoman Cathy Hughes today announced the honorees, performers, and presenters for the prestigious annual URBAN ONE HONORS event on Thursday, December 5,

Sweet Black Love: Jemele Hill And Ian “Ol Boy” Wallace Brought The D To LA In Broom-Jumpin’ Matrimony (Exclusive Photo)

Jemele Hill And Ian Wallace Exclusive Wedding Photo

Jemele Hill and Ian Wallace are now, officially, wife and husband. The adoring couple said their “I do’s” and all that mushy stuff at Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California this

Congrats, Brotha! Steven Reed Will Be Sworn-In Today As The First Black Mayor Of Montgomery, Alabama

Serve Yourself: Customers In Alabama Step Up To Help Lone Waffle House Employee Who Gets Slammed With Orders

Waffle House Customers Hop Behind The Counter To Help Employee

When it comes to Waffle House, there’s always going to be some sort of headline circulating–and this one is about as Waffle House as it gets.

A Birmingham, Alabama

#BlackGirlMagic: NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’ To Receive Congressional Gold Medals

NASA’s “Hidden Figures Receiving Congressional Gold Medals

The exceptional history-making black women who were highlighted in the film “Hidden Figures” are getting their just due.
Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson will be honored with Congressional Gold medals. Vaughan

For The People: Meek Mill & Michael Rubin Visit Inmate Who Was Put In Prison Without Ever Committing A Crime

Meek Mill Meets With An Inmate Put In Prison For ‘Being Poor’

Meek Mill is still invested in the fight for criminal justice reform.

Almost 2 years after his own release from prison, the rapper traveled to a State Correctional

When We All Vote: Michelle Obama Has Chosen Her Voting Squad, Now It’s YOUR Turn To Squad Up [Video]

Michelle Obama And When We All Vote Wants

#EveryonesChild: NFL Players Coalition Releases New PSA About Police Violence In The Name Of DJ Henry

NFL Players Coalition Video Promotes DJDreamFund

The pain of losing a child is something that most parents fear most in life. The pain of having a child murdered by lyin’ a$$ police pigs who see Black skin as a threat

A Lil’ Positivity: Netflix’s Klaus Spreads Holiday Cheer Across the U.S On World Kindness Day


Netflix’s Klaus Delivers Holiday Cheer On World Kindness Day Across the U.S


Klaus is coming to town! In celebration of World Kindness Day on Wednesday, November 13, Netflix has announced that its first animated feature film, Klaus,

Creative Class: iOne Digital And AT&T Dream In Black Celebrate The Most Ingenious, Innovative, And Imaginative Melanated Minds

iOne Digital And AT&T Celebrates The Creative Class In Atlanta

iOne Digital’s Internet-steering editors at Bossip, NewsOne, MadameNoire, HelloBeautiful, GlobalGrind, Cassius, Hip-Hop Wired and A Space For Creators were recently charged with the task of choosing the funniest and forward-thinking

A Lil’ Positivity: LeBron James Is Building Temporary Housing For Families At His ‘I Promise’ School

LeBron James Helps To Build Housing For ‘I Promise’ Students

LeBron James is seriously dedicated to helping his students, and he proves that time and time again. The baller is now adding safe housing to the school he founded in

A Lil’ Positivity: Colin Kaepernick Fed The Homeless In Oakland For His 32nd Birthday

Colin Kaepernick Spent His Birthday Giving Back To Oakland

It seems like Colin Kaepernick is always thinking about how he can help the people around him, and he proves his selflessness time and time again.

The former NFL quarterback decided

A Lil Positivity: Serena Williams’ Hubby Alexis Ohanian Is Taking The Fight For Paid Paternity Leave All The Way To Congress

Alexis Ohanian Is Committed To Fighting For Family Leave

After Alexis Ohanian started a paid parental leave policy for his employees at Reddit, he didn’t think he would become one of the most prominent paternal leave advocates in the

Live From Atlanta: Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Recap Their Visit To Tyler Perry Studios Party [Video]

Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Vlog Tyler Perry Studios

Tyler Perry threw the party to end all parties down in Atlanta for the grand opening of his $250 million studio.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett were in attendance and per

A Lil’ Positivity: Dr. Dre To Be Honored By Grammys For His Legendary Production Work

Grammys Will Honor Dr. Dre for His Production Work

According to Billboard, Dr. Dre will be honored at the 2020 Grammys for some of his legendary production work.

Dre will reportedly receive a tribute from the Producers & Engineers

Taco Tuesday Triumph: LeBron James Sends A Taco Truck To Thank LA Fire Fighters After Evacuating His Own Home

LeBron James Sends A Taco Truck To Los Angeles Fire Fighters

Beside being a star on the basketball court, one of the things LeBron James is most known for nowadays is his love for Taco Tuesday–and this week, the

A Lil’ Positivity: John Cena Announces $500,000 Donation To Help Combat California Wildfires

John Cena Pledges $500K Donation To California Fire First Responders

Because John Cena is playing the part of a firefighter in his new movie, it’s only right that he decides to help some real-life first responders.

In California this week,

Who Looked More Bangin’ At The 2019 Angel Ball?

Angela Simmons, Keke Palmer And More Attend The 2019 Angel Ball

Another big event in NYC this week was the 2019 Angel Ball. The charity event always brings out a plethora of colorful characters and this year was no

One Time For Ya Mind: Nipsey Hussle’s Business Partner David Gross Talks Ownership And Financial Empowerment [Video]

David A. Gross Talks Black Ownership With Complex

Nipsey Hussle went into business with David Gross because the two men shared a vision of how they could empower themselves by empowering their community.

David Gross, co-founder of Vector.90, recently spoke

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