Once again, #OscarsSoWhite

Oh, no, not again. For many movie fans, Thursday's Oscar nominations brought a dispiriting feeling of deja vu.

Assault charges filed against Cosby in Pennsylvania

In the wake of the criminal charges filed against legendary comedian and actor Bill Cosby, the voices that once supported the star have suddenly been silenced.

National Aquarium asks public to help name Baby Loggerhead

The National Aquarium announced today the launch of a naming contest for the baby loggerhead that joined the Coastal Beach exhibit in late November.

'AfroPoP' television series takes on immigration

Season eight of “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” opens with an unflinching portrait of life as an immigrant, as concerns about illegal immigration and refugees reach a fever pitch in America and across the world.

Legendary songstress Natalie Cole remembered

Tony Bennett said that he is deeply saddened about the death of legendary soul singer Natalie Cole and other celebrities like Jordin Sparks and Andy Cohen talked about their favorite songs the daughter of the late great Nat King Cole ...

Rising artist pens first children’s book

New Year’s resolutions are sometimes left unfulfilled. However, hearing motivating stories about others who take deliberate steps to turn their dreams into a reality over time can offer substantial encouragement to others.

Janet Jackson denies cancer rumors

Janet Jackson said in a statement Wednesday that she does not have cancer after rumors swirled online about her health on the heels of the singer canceling several concert dates due to illness.

Beyond the Rhetoric: Have Hip-Hop and Wall Street destroyed Soul music?

Black people have always had a strong affinity for music. Soon after our forefathers were let off the slave ships and sold to plantations we started singing. Much of that was developed in the “Mother Land.”

Kenyan artist Almaz to keep indigenous music alive

Mary Hamboga Matufi, a Kenyan musician and songwriter known in showbiz as Almaz says dropping out of school for lack of funds to continue her education and her society’s preference to push enterprising males than females up the academic ladder ...

Teddy Johnson’s ‘Paper Paintings’ on display at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

A new exhibit, “Paper Paintings: Recent Works by Teddy Johnson” is on display at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower on Friday, January 15 through Saturday, February 27, 2016.

Singer Natalie Cole dead at 65

Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning singer who had hits with such songs as "This Will Be" and "Our Love" and recorded "Unforgettable ... With Love," a best-selling album of songs made famous by her late father, Nat King Cole, died Thursday ...

RAMBLING ROSE: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and yours!

Cynthia Alvarez's successful career 'rooted' in hair care

Celebrity Hair Stylist Cynthia Alvarez’s clientele includes the likes of singer/actress KeKe Palmer and singer, model and actress Tatyana Ali.

Kwanzaa celebration at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for the annual community Kwanzaa Celebration on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 1 p.m. Enjoy a showcase of contemporary African fashion, an African musical performance and Sankofa Dance Theater.

Best-selling author’s true rags to riches story

She went from Welfare to Wall Street and from failing grades to running a successful publicly traded business and now Lisa Nichols is sharing her life story and the secrets to creating a life that is rich in every possible ...