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The good news for “Empire” fans … the show is coming back for Season 6. The bad news for Jussie Smollett — he’s not coming back. Fox just issued the following statement … “By mutual agreement, the studio has negotiated an extension to Jussie Smollett’s option for season 6, but at this time there are no plans […]

Singleton became the first African American and youngest person to ever be nominated for best director, earning his invite to the Oscars at age 24.

Writer-director John Singleton, a pioneering African-American filmmaker and TV producer, will be taken off of life support today, nearly two weeks after he suffered a debilitating stroke. Singleton’s family issued a statement Monday citing the “agonizing decision” to remove him from life support at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Singleton turned 51 in January. […]

APRIL 27, 2019 8:36AM PT ByJAYSON RODRIGUEZ Jay-Z and Nas, living hip-hop legends and former arch foes, stood side by side on the Webster Hall stage Friday night, after 10 fiery minutes of swapping some of their best verses. “I don’t know if we’ll ever be able to duplicate that again,” a tuxedo-clad Jay told the sold-out hometown […]

*A 25-year-old Memphis woman has been arrested after videos shared on social media showed her sexually abusing a four-year-old boy. Police identified Tamara Marion as the woman in two videos performing oral sex on the child as well as the child attempting to perform an act on her. Authorities became aware of the clip on Monday after receiving a […]

Judy Baca‘s 100-foot wide mural, “Hitting the Wall,” has graced an otherwise unremarkable spot on the 110 freeway near the 4th Street exit for the last 35 years. In it, a female runner with her arms outstretched breaks through a finish line and takes down a brick wall with her, revealing the L.A. skyline behind. […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Along busy highways, on the sides of buildings and inside a school basketball court, more than 50 colorful murals of Nipsey Hussle have popped up in Los Angeles since the beloved rapper and community activist was gunned down outside his clothing store. Some show the rapper gazing into the sky or […]

You agree or nah??? Principal Carlotta Outley Brown, pictured in April 2018, has implemented a dress code for parents at James Madison High School in Houston. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle/AP)By Antonia Noori FarzanApril 24 at 5:08 AM It’s not exactly unusual for school dress codes to become a source of controversy. But the latest flare-up has a […]

There has been a lot of attention recently, and rightly so, to Assembly Bill 392 which seeks to change the use of deadly force by California law enforcement officers — thus hoping to stop the police shootings of unarmed Black and brown people. While that bill is critical to Black community, there are also some […]

Kristoff St. John, 52, was still a leading cast member on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless when he died suddenly on February 3. The long-running daytime drama is sending St. John’s character off in style with a week-long tribute, honoring his character Neil Winters. Daytime Emmy Award-winner Shemar Moore will return to Genoa City to reprise his […]


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