Stars come out for New Heights Academy fundraiser

DJ Kid Capri and singer Leela James make an appearance at the New Heights Academy School fundraiser

On the “A” w/Souleo: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross find meaning in film” Go For Sisters”

When actresses LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross finished reading the script for two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles’ new film, “Go For Sisters,” they immediately knew they wanted to be cast in it since they appreciated the script’s sensitivity in dealing ...

Smokey sings

Smokey Robinson, the legendary Motown Records singer and songwriter, recently thrilled all the ladies in attendance at NJPAC in Newark as he sang many of his classic and famous romantic songs. (Risasi Dais photo)

Jay Z cashing in for the holiday season

It’s going to be a busy holiday season for Jay Z. First, his controversial deal with Barneys starts on Nov. 20, when his Christmas window at the store debuts, along with his special boutique. Then, he will enter the fragrance ...

Nas introduces Hip-Hop Fellowship

Legendary hip-hop lyricist and poet Nas has been chosen to become the face of a new Hip-Hop Fellowship that was founded and developed at Harvard University earlier this year. The Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship is a new program that was ...

A Hollywood Weekend

This year, it seems that the industry has taken a deeper interest in films depicting the past struggles of African-Americans

Imhotep's guide to Black events Nov. 7 - 13

Our November 2013 GBE Black Business Monthis also complemented by Diabetes Awareness Month

Ronald Shannon Jackson, jazz drummer, dies at 73

Ronald Shannon Jackson, one of the most influential avante-garde drummers of the 20th century

Imhotep's guide to black events Oct. 31 - Nov. 7

November, GBE’s Black Business Month

Barneys Bias leading to 'shop-and-frisk'

The issue of “shopping while Black” is back in the spotlight as allegations of Black shoppers at high-end retailers being stopped and detained by police have surfaced.

Cast of 'Love and Hip Hop' celebrates premiere of fourth season

Cast members of VH1's "Love and Hip Hop" recently held an event to celebrate the fourth season of the reality show.

Mama Jones hosts event for 'Chrissy and Mr. Jones' season premier in Harlem

Mama Jones of VH1's "Chrissy and Mr. Jones" hosted an event in Harlem to celebrate the second season of the reality show.

Kanye and Kim to wed

Oct. 21 was a busy day for Kanye West. First, the rapper presented the Hollywood Breakout Director Award to “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen at the 2013 Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, ...

Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne dies at 83

Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne dies at 83

Oprah’s diamonds up for auction

Five months after Kandi Burruss sued Kim Zolciak over her being paid next to nothing for producing the hit song “Tardy for the Party,” which prompted Zolciak to retain their mutual “Real Housewives of Atlanta” castmate attorney Phaedra Parks to ...