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Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer are racking up all of the major acting awards (including the Sag Awards) leading up to the Oscar ceremonies in February. SEE ALSO: Listen To Destiny’s Child & Beyonce’s Hometown Playlist Listen To The Ultimate Prince & Minneapolis Playlist! In fact, this may be the first year where two black […]

KHOU is reporting that A Houston mom is accused of not feeding her child properly and whipping him, causing severe injuries. Gia Gentry has been charged with injury to a child, which is a felony. Read More

Ladies, just because it is winter does not mean our favorite bright and girly colors have got to go! Stay bright and fab this winter with colored lipstick. This trend is taking fashion by storm! With so many color options, keep your glam-game up with colorful and luscious lips. That means our favorite pinks, reds […]

KPRC is reporting that after having an argument with his girlfriend, a man fired multiple shots at a SWAT team and Baytown police officers Sunday morning.  Authorities say Amel Garza, 20, held three people hostage in the standoff but eventually let them go. Read more

“The Help” could be this year’s Oscar sleeper. Viola Davis  is probably going to win her first Best Actres Oscar  this year. Like the Academy, SAG really likes Streep — indeed, she has scored more nominations from both groups than any other woman in history (eight from SAG, 17 from the Academy) and won two awards […]

Special to NewsOne by ReBecca Theodore Vachon Whoever said black film is dead, think again. Last night at the Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony,  Ava DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the US Directing Award: Dramatic for her second feature film, Middle of Nowhere.  The movie stars  Emayatzy Corinealdi as a young woman […]

The queen of talk, mega-mogul, and humanitarian bar none, Oprah Winfrey has been an unending source of inspiration for all.  She has graced our homes and warmed our hearts with more than 25 years of lessons and enlightenment that we’ve gathered from her shows.  And now at 58 years young, the diva is still on a mission to […]

“The View” announced on Wednesday that Jones will appear on the daytime talk show on Feb. 22 to promote an awareness campaign about heart disease among women. Walters and Jones had a falling out in 2006 when Jones, one of the five original co-hosts of the daytime chat show, exited “The View.” ABC decided not […]

Black History Month is the time in which we celebrate  historical African American people, events and culture.  Here is a list of local community events celebrating our rich black history during the month of February. University of Houston: Whispers from the Colored Section Cullen Performance Hall 4800 Calhoun 713.743.1000 Urban Souls Dance Company will perform Whispers from […]

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a two-part opinion series on Spike Lee’s criticisms of the film industry and Tyler Perry’s complicated relationship with black moviegoers. Yesterday’s installment focused on why Terrell Jermaine Starr feels Spike Lee’s recent outbursts make the film producer a certified hater. SEE ALSO: Romney Fights Back Is Obama […]