Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Misty Copeland Gets New Show On Oxygen

Misty Copeland, who recently announced that she will be a featured soloist in the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center in D.C. next April, has ...

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Beyoncé’s New Single Might Debut Next Week

The rumor mill is swirling again now that we are fast approaching the Monday release of Beyonce’s box set, appropriately titled Beyoncé Platinum. There is reason to believe that her next ...

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Tracy Morgan Still Not Recovered From Highway Crash Injuries

Actor/Comedian Tracy Morgan is still hampered by the effects of the debilitating injuries he sustained from the horrific highway crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike this past June ...

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Oprah Refused to Pay Hula Hoopers To Perform

Oprah has always been a hustler and this past fall she was on the road again, promoting her “Live the Life You Want Weekend” tour. The production made it rounds ...

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MTV Working on Documentary About White Racism

MTV has always been a force in the world of exploratory TV – they virtually initiated the blueprint with the birth of The Real World, and now they are taking ...

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Marvel Debuts a Special Edition All-Women X-Men Comic

The powerful women of X-Men have finally received their own comic after 50 years. X-Men #1 – released May 29 – features the first X-men team comprised completely of women. The team consists of mutants Storm, Rogue, Jubilee Kitty Pryde, Rachel Grey and Psylocke, who...

‘The Abandon’ Gives New Meaning to Black Sci-Fi

Former Girlfriends television show writer and playwright Keith Josef Adkins is leaving the restrictive world of sitcoms to branch out on his own with a new sci-fi web series. “The Abandon” is Adkins’ latest project filmed in upstate New York. The web series features five men who...

Whither the Sparkling, Black Vampire?

My reading tastes trend mostly toward non-fiction, but about five years ago I developed a love of speculative fiction — urban fantasy, high fantasy, supernatural fiction, a dash of dystopian fiction and the like. I love the escapism, the alternate worlds, the opportunity to believe,...