The B-Side: Regina King Doesn’t Bring The Sweet Potato Pie To Thanksgiving Dinner — She Makes It!

When it comes to Black culture, knowledge is key. And we tested the knowledge of ESSENCE’s December coverstar Regina King in a recent episode of our video series, The B-Side. The actress, who is killing the game as superhero Sister Night, on HBO’s Watchmen, made time...

Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing To Open Pop-Up Store In NYC For Black Friday

Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing store will be part of the Black Friday sales with plan to launch a three-day pop-up shop in New York City. Set for this Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st, the Marathon Pop-Up will feature a range of exclusive designs...

Michelle Obama Shares Family Photo on Social Media, Wishing Everyone Happy Thanksgiving

Forever First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off the holiday season with great cheer by posting a family photo on social media. Read more...

Jay-Z sues Australian bookseller for using some of his most famous lyrics

A small Australian children’s book company is about to have 99 problems with the man whose name is synonymous with the phrase. According to TMZ, Jay-Z filed suit against Australian online retailer Little Homie after it used the hook from one of the rapper’s most...

ULTIMATE 2019 GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Home, Decoration, Baby, and Pets

Playtime Edventures (Image: playedventures.com) With the help of passionate teachers and parents, Kevin Gatlin created Playtime Therapy Bed Sheets. Playtime Therapy Bed Sheets extend the play area of the room and provide kids with a place they can play, learn, sleep...

Gerald Moore Sr.: Committed to Preparing Black Boys For Careers in STEM

BE Modern Man: Gerald Moore Sr. Cyber-security engineer, entrepreneur, author; 47; Founder, Gerald Moore Online Technology School for Black Boys Twitter: @geraldmoore360; Instagram: @geraldmooreunplugged My latest startup is the Gerald Moore Online Technology School...

WATCH | Black folks get quizzed on the Civil Rights Act of 1866

Byron Allen’s  racial discrimination case will be heard in the Supreme Court on November 12th. The media mogul who owns Entertainment Studios, The Weather Channel and theGrio, alleges that Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications are discriminating against him due to...

NEWS & EVENTS

Factory Issues Reportedly Delay Yeezy Releases

Factory Issues Reportedly Delay Yeezy Releases

Three anticipated Yeezy releases have reportedly been delayed due to factory production issues. Impacted sneakers include the 'Sesame' and 'Cream White' Yeezy Boost 350 V2s and the 'Wave Runner' Yeezy Boost 700. ...Read More » Source:: Solecollector | #XQZT...

Kanye West’s ‘ye’ is the Number One Album in the Country

Kanye West’s ‘ye’ is the Number One Album in the Country

Kanye West has not been canceled Once again, Kanye West is at the top of the Billboard 200 chart. West’s eighth studio album, Ye, is the number one album in the country. According to Nielsen Music, Ye earned 208,000 equivalent album units in the week spanning from...

Coinbase is adding Ethereum Classic to its exchange

Coinbase is adding Ethereum Classic to its exchange

New cryptocurrencies get added to crypto-exchanges all the time, but when Coinbase adds one, it's news. Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, has only supported four coins so far: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. The addition of...

J. Cole’s Childhood Home In Fayetteville Vandalized

J. Cole’s Childhood Home In Fayetteville Vandalized

J. Cole might be the most accessible and charitable Hip-Hop star of his generation, taking a no-frills approach to his art while remaining true to his Fayetteville, North Carolina roots. However, the ugly specter of jealousy reared its head and vandals spraypainted...

Earl Sweatshirt Cancels European Tour Due To Anxiety and Depression

Earl Sweatshirt Cancels European Tour Due To Anxiety and Depression

Earl Sweatshirt fans in Europe will have to wait longer to see him in person. The Odd Future rapper has canceled numerous dates to deal with anxiety and depression. This past weekend, Sweatshirt was scheduled to perform at Field Day in London. However, he canceled...