Janet JAckson Heads to Las Vegas
Feb26

Janet JAckson Heads to Las Vegas

Repost: 2019 01:30 pm ET Janet Jackson Announces Las Vegas Residency, Celebrates 30 Years Of ‘Rhythm Nation’ Ms. Jackson says the residency is a celebration of her journey. By Kimberley Richards Janet Jackson has announced a forthcoming Las Vegas residency titled “Metamorphosis” on social media Tuesday.  The global superstar shared that the residency, which will take place in May, July and August, will include a celebration of...

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Essence Festival Lineup Announced
Feb26

Essence Festival Lineup Announced

Essence Fest 2019: See The Full Concert Lineup  Scroll through for a look at all the artists announced so far…. Do you have your tickets yet?! ESSENCE Feb, 25, 2019 We just announced the concert lineup for the ESSENCE Festival 25th year celebrationand as you’ve probably already guessed, it’s on fire. Click HERE to get tickets for ESSENCE Festival 2019, celebrating 25 years of moving the culture forward! In...

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Spike Lee’s uses Oscar Win to Encourage Voters
Feb25

Spike Lee’s uses Oscar Win to Encourage Voters

P REPOST: Yahoo News When Lee accepted the award — along with Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott — for Best Adapted Screenplay, he touched on black history — and, without saying Trump’s name, urged people to get involved with the 2020 election and “be on the right side of history.”   “The 2020 presidential election is around the corner,” he said, while wrapping up. “Let’s all mobilize. Let’s all be on the right side...

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Regina King Wins Best Supporting Oscar Award
Feb25

Regina King Wins Best Supporting Oscar Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Regina King’s flowing gown nearly tripped her up on the way to collect her Oscar trophy, the actress’ only misstep this award season. King was honored as best supporting actress for “If Beale Street Could Talk” at Sunday’s ceremony, a final flourish to a run of victories including a Golden Globe trophy, Independent Spirit award and numerous honors from film critics’ groups. King,...

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Bennett Colleges Loses Accreditation
Feb23

Bennett Colleges Loses Accreditation

Repost: Essence Bennett College officially lost its accreditation on Monday, Feb. 18, although the news was not widely known until Friday. BREANNA EDWARDS Feb, 22, 2019 Despite raising millions of dollars to uphold its financial standing, Bennett College, one of only two existing women-only HBCUs, has lost its accreditation. MyFox8 reports that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College...

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