Kandi Burruss joins ‘NEWSical the Musical’

The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member started a two-week run on Jan. 13 in the off-Broadway smash comedy “NEWSical the Musical.

BAM celebrates Dr. King’s birthday

Monday, Jan. 20 represented what would have been the 85th birthday of civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and people assembled from all over the city to help celebrate this legend.

Bobbi Kristina marries Nick Gordon

According to reports, Bobbi Kristina Brown announced on Twitter Thursday that she and Nick Gordon are “happily married.

Jessye Norman to receive the coveted AFUWI Bob Marley Award

The American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) will hold its 17th annual Legacy Awards Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, Jan. 29

Community Calender

Greetings! The New Year 2014 has begun, and we are in “GBE Emancipation Month” 2014.

Actor James Avery passes at age 68

James Avery, best known for playing the part of a stern, sometimes uptight uncle on the long-running NBC sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” died on Dec. 31

Always bet on black: Prince plays Mohegan Sun

Prince's Dec. appearances at the Mohegan Sun Arena offered up special guests, including Janelle Monáe and Doug E. Fresh.

Spike Lee's brother, Christopher Lee, dies at age 55

Yesterday, director Spike Lee announced on Instagram that his younger brother, Christopher Lee died at age 55.

Erykah, Rihanna: New faces in haute couture

Beyoncé planted a sweet kiss on Madonna’s daughter Mercy James during her concert on Dec. 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Following the show, Queen Bey took the party from the concert venue to Dave & Buster’s in ...

Kanye West Meets Jewish Power

As The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews, Vol. 2, shows, Jewish dominance in the fields of business, trade, commerce, and finance started with Black labor--from the Southern cottonfield investments of the Rothschilds, to the Alabama slave-dealing of the Lehman ...

Mama Jones hosts book signing at Harlem's Black Ink

Mama Jones of VH1's Chrissy and Mr. Jones, hosted a book signing event at Black Ink

135th Street Agency Hosts Holiday Party & Beautiful Textures Upfront

Stars come out for the 135t Street Agency's holiday party

Sisters Uptown hosts ‘Deadly Stuff Players’ book signing Dec. 22

The “Deadly Stuff Players” tour continues. Yours truly will be signing books on Sunday, Dec. 22 at Sisters Uptown Bookstore, 1942 Amsterdam Ave., from 2-4 p.m.

Monami Entertainment's Annual Holiday Party raises money for local charity

Mona Scott-Young's Monami Entertainment hosts Annual Holiday Party in New Jersey.

‘The Snow Geese’ coasts on Broadway

Mary-Louise Parker (“Weeds”) makes a not–so–brilliant return to Broadway as a widowed mother facing financial trouble during World War I in “The Snow Geese.”