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Issa Rae Presented with “Trailblazer Award” at The Hollywood Confidential

Insecure’s Golden Globe Nominee Issa Rae Presented with “Trailblazer Award” at The Hollywood Confidential (Issa Rae) Credit: Getty Images / Desiree Stone   An open forum for aspiring actors, producers, writers and directors to gain insight on the inner workings of the industry.   Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event creator, Steve Jones, moderated…

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Twitter Stories Reach a Whole New Popularity with #BlerdDating

Twitter Stories Reach a Whole New Popularity with #BlerdDating – A Weekly Twitter Stories/Chat-Mashup on Dating, from a Blerd Perspective Black Nerds and their Dating Lives are the focus of a new series that features weekly confessions, hilarious audience reactions and celebrity guests as an antidote to #BadDates #BlerdDating every Monday, 9pm (EST) on Twitter. To join, just…

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OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer of “GREENLEAF”

  Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series “Greenleaf” from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah Winfrey. The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March…

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2017 AAMBC Literary Awards Nominees

Congrats to all of the talented nominees! Find out who will take home the trophy on June 10th. Get your tickets at www.aambcawards.com today!! Literary Activist Troy Johnson Curtis Bunn  Jeff Friday  Malaika Adero Lasheera Lee Book Club of the Year 556 Book Chicks Sistah Girls Book Club  Keys and No Locks Book Club Literary…

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Singer Kelly Rowland Expecting A Baby Too?

  Well not an actual baby but… Kelly Rowland speaks openly and honestly in her debut book ( her baby) for moms about motherhood. The book, Whoa Baby is due out this Spring and is just a realistic approach to motherhood and all of the changes that comes with it. According to her book publisher’s…

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Beyonce Pregnant With TWINS!!!

  Hold up!  Wait a minute!!!! Yes, Beyonce is pregnant with twins. Read that line again. Yes, pregnant…The 20- time Grammy winner announced today via her Instagram that she is indeed expecting not one but two babies with her husband, Jay Z. On her Instagram she said holding her new baby bump. “We would like…

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Did #OscarsSoWhite Work?

One year after the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite took over social media, and a heavyweight list of Hollywood A-listers chimed in on the lack of diversity at the Academy Awards, the Academy responded by nominating a record six Black actors for this year’s awards. Denzel Washington received a nod for best actor in his awesome work in…

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Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta

Barry Jenkins, the writer and director behind “Moonlight,” could become the biggest story of awards season should he nab Best Director at the 89th Academy Awards next month. His win would mark the first time a black man had ever done so. But when the nominations were announced on Tuesday, Jenkins quietly made a little history…

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A Black Man’s Curiosity With The Swirl

Recently, news broke of tennis megastar, Serena Williams’ engagement to Alexis Ohanian. Immediately, the criticism began – first as a whisper, then as a full-fledged roar. She couldn’t find any good Black men to marry?! Why the sisters going over to the white man? Yada yada yada… While it is great that Serena appears to…

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