NAACP Image Awards recognize achievement

he NAACP Image Awards are recognized as the pre-eminent multicultural awards show by some

The tale of Marcus Smart speaks volumes

Once again it reared its ugly head, despite the fact that the adage says that words will never hurt: A college basketball player who happens to be African-American, Marcus Smart, was verbally disrespected by a middle-aged male, Jeff Orr, who’s ...

“White America has an uncanny way of making the victim the victimizer” King ... Don King

Ever wished you can be a fly on the wall for certain conversations?

Apollo Music Café and Ethiopia’s Wanya is what’s up

Last Saturday at the Apollo an artist from Washington, D.C., by way of Ethiopia named Wanya lit up the stage

Nappy Headz Salon owner Yolanda Holme's son Young QC arrested in connection to her murder

On Dec. 24, 2013, Chicago police apprehended 24-year-old Qawmane Wilson and two accomplices and charged the trio with the alleged murder of Yolanda Holmes, 45

Hip-hop remembers Nelson Mandela

I intended to big up the indisputable No. 1 hip-hop and R&B radio station in the nation, Hot 97 WQHT

Hey, Soul Train Awards, what’s up with the pandering, blue-eyed soul segment?

It appears that quite a stir was caused by the broadcast of Centric’s/BET 2013 Soul Train Awards. Without giving credence to the volumes of hate directed at appearance and/or gear, I heard some opinions that were valid in regards to ...

The Cosmopolitan Review

It was a happy Thanksgiving celebrated with family, friends and comrades. There were dinners everywhere, and they were open to everyone—all in the true spirit of giving thanks for all that we have and even for what we don’t.

Jay Z and his big pimpin’ Roc Nation

The premiere of “Black Nativity”’ bring cast of celebrities to Harlem

Third annual Rangel Career Fair brings hope

Rep. Charles B. Rangel hosted his highly anticipated third annual Rangel Career Fair on Nov. 12 at the City College of New York (CCNY), connecting thousands of prospective employees with scores of America’s leading businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. ...

Loose Ends still bringing the ‘Sweetest Pain’

A monumental landmark year of a musical group, Loose Ends

Music, dance, spoken word and crazy energy

“After Midnight,” premiered Sunday, Nov. 3

Yo, Jay Z loves Barney more than us?

arneys practicing racial profiling and discriminatory practices

MC Lyte gets her BET props

Chill time was on the agenda a few weekends back, with the Waffle House and the BET Hip Hop Awards as the primary objectives

The Cosmopolitan Review

It won’t be long before the beautiful Indian summer weather we’ve been enjoying will give way to a chill, because the smell of fall is already in the air. There’ll be one good rain, and the leaves will turn to ...