Denise Lasalle Dies At Age 78

Sources close to the family confirmed that legendary singer Denise Lasalle Died around 10:30 pm Monday June 8th in A Tennessee hospital from complications of A recent surgery. Born Ora Denise Allen , known by  the stage name Denise LaSalle, is an American blues and R&B/soul singer, songwriter, and record producer who, since the death of Koko... Read More.

Anita Baker announces Farewell Concert Tour

It was nearly a year ago that legendary soul songstress Anita Baker announced that she was retiring. Well, 2018 is starting with a happy tweet from her that she isn’t quite ready to hang things up yet. Yesterday, Ms. Baker issued a new tweet: sO Much 2 CELEBRATE with you #2018. 60th Bday in 25 days…  Farewell Concert... Read More.

Omarosa Manigault Leaves The White House

The White House says Omarosa Manigault-Newman, one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters, plans to leave the administration next month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman’s resignation is effective Jan. 20, 2018 one year since Trump’s inauguration. Manigault Newman’s decision comes at the start of what’s expected... Read More.

Forgotten Black Scholar Receives Statue At University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has remembered one of its own with a touching tribute. Dr. Georgiana Simpson, the school’s first African-American female Ph.D. graduate in the early 1900s, was honored with a statue Tuesday, CBS Chicago reported. The life-sized bronze bust is the first of its kind on campus. Simpson’s story had been overlooked by... Read More.

Rep. John Conyers Steps Down As House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) announced on Sunday that he’s stepping down as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee while he’s under a probe by the House Ethics Committee for sexual harassment and age discrimination, ABC News reported. A lawyer who worked with Conyers on the House Judiciary Committee accused him of... Read More.