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How to avoid getting sick while traveling

It’s no secret that one of the easiest ways to spread any illness is to put one infected person in close and enclosed quarters with a large group of people, such as on an airplane; however, there are a few ...

Talking SCHOP! Super Bowl wings

I have put the training in, and I am ready to suit up for Super Bowl LII! OK, so I am talking about food and not athletics, but do not get it twisted.

‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ screens at Apollo Open House Weekend

In celebration of Black History Month and as part of the Apollo Theater’s Open House Weekend activities, the Apollo Theater, Firelight Media, “Independent Lens” and PBS station THIRTEEN will host a screening of acclaimed director Stanley Nelson’s film “Tell Them ...

Oscar-winning documentary director brings Apollo to life for big screen

As reported on Deadline as an “exclusive,” Roger Ross Williams, who won the 2010 Oscar for his documentary short, “Music by Prudence,” is directing an authorized documentary feature on the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem.

Malcom X Legacy designs hit Fashion Week for fall/winter ’18

During a news conference held Tuesday afternoon at the Renaissance Restaurant (corner of West 132nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard), Harlem Fashion Week introduced the six daughters of the late Malcom X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, who announced the ...

Emerging designers reign for spring/summer ’18

Through a collaborative effort by a few key people in the fashion industry, the Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers put on quite a show for Fashion Week.

Grammy gots to get a grip

The set-up was ohh so sweet! Seeing the coronation of his latest project, “4:44,” transforming from one of the year’s most anticipated projects to the year’s most celebrated album at the top award show in music: the 60th Annual Grammy ...

Black Women in Music celebrated

Essence and The Lincoln Motor Company sponsored two massive pre-Grammy events celebrating Black Women in Music this weekend.

'Tell Them We Are Rising’ screens at Apollo Open House Weekend

In celebration of Black History Month and as part of the Apollo Theater’s Open House Weekend activities, the Apollo Theater, Firelight Media, “Independent Lens” and PBS station THIRTEEN will host a screening of acclaimed director Stanley Nelson’s film “Tell Them ...

Rapper DMX sent back to prison after failing drug tests

DMX was sent to prison Tuesday by a judge who said the rapper’s promises to obey bail conditions requiring drug treatment and travel with a counselor were “a great big lie.”

Journalist Trymaine Lee named MSNBC correspondent

MSNBC names Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Trymaine Lee a correspondent for the news network.

Grammy winners: Here’s the full list

Check out the winners from the 60th Grammy Awards!

Swizz Beatz, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh, Kool DJ Red Alert being honored at Hip-Hop Element Awards in the Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Windows of Hip Hop will co-host the annual Hip-Hop Element Awards at Pier 132 in The Bronx.

Black wine ripe for the tasting

While California’s wine region continues to be devastated by uncontrolled wildfires, smaller, lesser-known wineries throughout the world have been given the opportunity to shine.

Aramide Tinubu cites lack of Black press at Sundance

Black film critic and writer, Aramide Tinubu, confronted the lack of diversity of the film press at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Her essay examines the underwhelming presence of Black writers, film critics and journalists at the festival.