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Arts & Entertainment

 Whitney: Can I Be Me

It’s hard to believe it’s been over five years since Whitney Houston’s tragic death.  The voice we all know and love for such hits as ‘You Give Good Love’, ‘Saving All My Love’, The Gr...

Erika Alexander

Conquering Concrete Park We’ve been watching her for years. First on the iconic ‘Cosby Show’ then on the breakout 90’s hit comedy series ‘Living Single’. However, for Erika Alexander, that’s not where her story be...


The Devil’s Music: The Life & Blues of Bessie Smith

You may have heard of the legendary Bessie Smith. You may have even seen the HBO movie a few years ago with Queen Latifah in the title role, but I guarantee you have never seen the self-professed ‘Empress of the Blues’ port...

Thunder Soul: The Band, the Man, and His Music

I don’t know, maybe you missed it just like I did. It was release back in 2010. So let me tell you about one of the coolest (yes I said “Coolest”) documentaries you may have never seen, and one, in my opinion, you need to...


WHO WAS K. DUNN?

A Movement is Born “I use to want the words “She tried” on my tombstone. Now I want “She did it.” That was one of the famous quotes of Madame Katherine Dunham. It was difficult enough to even imagine accomplishing muc...

TYLER LEPLY

Choosing To Have Tyler Lepley never envisioned himself as a working actor, not to mention the star of a hit television series. He stars in the one-hour drama, “The Haves and the Have Nots” which follows the tangled ...


MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE

If you think you know all there is to know about poet, author, orator, and icon Maya Angelou, think again. The PBS American Masters documentary “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” makes it quite clear that there was much more...

MISS SHARON JONES!

Starting her recording career when most artists start to fade, the late-in-life success of singer Sharon Jones was one of those things that made people believe talent conquers all and, sometimes the good guys actually win. Howe...


Dante Briggins

Bronx born, actor/model, Dante Briggins began his career at the age 21 when he was discovered leaving an H&M store in New York City. He recalls a gentleman chasing him out of the store as he was leaving. Dante was totally u...

Hollywood, Watch Out For Diallo Thompson

16 year old actor, musician, and rapper Diallo Thompson who recently starred in “Barber Shop: The Final Cut”, is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with. Diallo has several film credits under his belt as he stays on his gri...