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A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

There’s a big trend of artists from the ’70s being rediscovered by the dorky crowd inhabiting Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Some of these artists could not get the lucky break they needed in past decades. Others had decent careers but were perhaps causalities of a crowded industry. Many discovered that their music ends up in the hands of […]

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Tameka Raymond is honoring her son Kile with a Give Thanks 5K Run/Walk which will benefit the Kile’s World Foundation. The foundation will play host and is excited to announce the involvement of veteran fitness guru Donna Richardson Joyner and R&B singer Syleena Johnson in the project as well. Proceeds will fund the foundation’s art camps. Tameka Raymond encourages the community, […]

They used to be your favorite soul singers. Now they’re yet another group of reality show stars, reuniting  for a tour of fabulous vocalists and…

I have a serious thing for R&B diva Syleena Johnson. No, it wasn’t some sort of weird fan crush that developed because she looked right in all of the right places when she appeared on the TVOne reality series “R&B Divas.” Syleena Johnson has been placed on a pedestal in my mind since her first […]

Dear Syleena Johnson, We know you’ve been happily married to retired NBA player Kiwane Garris since 2006, but when we were watching you on TV One’s new show “R&B Divas” we said “That’s wifey material right there.” Why? How do we love thee? Let us count the ways: 5. She foine. Real life foine, not […]

In the next installment of our “Alumni” series where artists discuss their college experiences,  Syleena Johnson talks about the racism she witnessed at one school and her decision to pledge Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. RELATED: Take A Tour of Chicago On BlackAtlas.com! “Drake University was really racist…one time we had a race riot and […]

[ooyala code=”t3Zmp3MjqXcdA7avYxXLCVy695mByQuL”] In the next installment of our “Alumni” series where artists discuss their college experiences,  Syleena Johnson talks about the racism she witnessed at one school and her decision to pledge Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. RELATED: Take A Tour of Chicago On BlackAtlas.com! “Drake University was really racist…one time we had a race […]

[ooyala code=”Q0bjh3Mjok_K6Z5l8ft-fmk9TK8h5Nd2″] During our interview with R&B singer Syleena Johnson, she shared what it was like growing up in a musical household with her father Syl Johnson. The Chicago native also discusses the sampling of her father’s hit “Different Strokes” and their plans to do an album together. RELATED POSTS: Syleena Johnson On Being A […]