The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, a leader in the civil rights movement who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. assemble his famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” has died. “He was either 88 or 89. Family records showed different years of birth”, said his daughter, Patrice Walker Powell, who confirmed his death. Walker was... Read More.
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.
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.
Barack Obama may no longer be president, but for the 10th year in a row he’s still the “most admired man” in America, according to new survey data from Gallup. The annual poll, taken every year but one since 1946, asks respondents to name their most admired man and woman, as well as... Read More.
After being fired from the White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman has been teasing “her story.” Reports claims the reality star will earn as much as $10 million for a book deal and she is ready to spill every drop of the tea. According to Life & Style,“Omarosa has dirt on the Trumps’ ‘icy’... Read More.
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.
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.
24 year old Darrell Wallace, Jr will be the first black driver in Nascar Cup since 2006. Wallace commented in The Bleacher Report: “I’ve never had any issues with racism or racist people at the track for as long as I’ve been racing in NASCAR,” Wallace says from behind the wheel. “All of... Read More.