The Grammy Awards, and pretty much any other “mainstream” (read white dominated) music awards show, tends to give black artists ghettoized accolades--“urban” “R&B” and “hip-hop” awards but never the “pop” awards – “Video of the Year” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” etc.
From Trump being called "Agent Orange" to Adele saying Lemonade changed her life, the Grammys were indeed a stone cold groove this year.
As the time has come again for us to honor those whose work in the fields of television, music, literature, film and social justice shone so brightly via the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude for those who made a tough year so much easier to survive.
Clinton's campaign took a few notes from President Barack Obama's election playbook when Jay Z and Bruce Springsteen performed on behalf of Obama at a November 2012 concert in Columbus.
Beyoncé‘s LEMONADE took the world by storm, with fans marveling over the imagery and the message ever since the first teaser dropped for the visual album. But one person who watched the trailer for the HBO special when it first dropped saw something disturbingly familiar. Now a man has come forward to state that much of that […]
There’s no denying how huge Black History Month was this year. In fact, the cosmos even treated us to the gift of a leap year, giving us one more day for celebration. While looking back on February, there were moments that shifted the conversation surrounding Black Pride among Hollywood, politics, and television. From Beyonce’s Black […]
The growing dissent among law enforcement groups aimed at Beyoncé continues to mount, this after a police union in Miami, Fla. voted to boycott the singer’s upcoming concert in the city. The Miami Fraternal Order of Police claims that the entertainer’s recent “Formation” video and Super Bowl 50 halftime performance promotes an anti-police message, reports Huffington […]
Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.
Referencing both New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and ongoing police violence in America, the video also shows police officers surrendering to a Black child in a hood, while the words "Stop Killing Us" appears in graffiti in another scene.
Talk about #BlackGirlMagic. With an ongoing conversation about justice, race, and diversity dominating media in recent months, it’s only right that some of the largest magazines…
In case you missed it, Beyonce Knowles shared her secret for keeping a flawless body with Good Morning America on Monday morning — a vegan diet. While fans were…
After it was revealed that Jay Z along with his wife, Beyoncé, secretly wired tens of thousands of dollars to bailout protesters in Baltimore and…