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Ida B. Wells’ posthumous resume just keeps growing. Memphis Free Speech‘s greatest journalist is going get her own Barbie doll this year. Ida B. Wells is going to be a part of the Barbie Inspiring Woman Series. The collection was founded on International Women’s Day back in 2018, and it already stars an inspiring cast […]

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s story and art will never cease to amaze. In fall of 2022, SAMO LIVES will begin to demonstrate the life and celebrate the legacy of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The film will take us through the ups and downs of the famed Haitian-Puerto Rican-American artist. The biopic will be directed by Nigerian-American Julius Onah who […]

Anthony Anderson admits Tracee Ellis Ross was not a fan. Black-ish is coming to a close at the end of the show’s current and 8th season. Co-stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross have spent their time as the heads of the Johnson family. Their chemistry throughout the 8 years on the sets of Black-ish […]

For the first time ever, Janet Jackson will share her journey with the public. On New Year’s Day, Lifetime and A&E posted a new three minute trailer for the unexpected documentary featuring the legend. The documentary, titled Janet, will be aired in two parts and will span about four hours in total. On Friday, January […]

Santander ain’t Saint Nick. The Spanish owned banking institution just spoiled Christmas Day for the lucky few to receive a lump sum of money. The bank accidently handed out $176 million into 75,000 different accounts on the lord’s day. Santander claims the error occurred because of a scheduling issue, which caused payments from 2,000 business […]


Prince had always been a strong leader for Black ownership. Especially when it came to his likeness and music. Sadly, that ideology may be coming to a close for him. The Minneapolis Star Tribune has reported that the Internal Revenue Service and Comerica Bank & Trust, the Prince Estate’s administrator, have reached an agreement on […]

Jennifer King has already gained another position within the Washington Football Team organization. She is now the first Black woman position coach in the history of the NFL. During WFT’s week 15 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles, the 37-year-old made her debut as the lead running backs coach.   Prior to claiming this honor, King […]

“America’s Dad” does not have the connotation that it once did, and W. Kamau Bell wants us to acknowledge that. Bill Cosby will the subject of W. Kamau Bell and Showtime’s latest docu-series We Need to Talk About Cosby. A trailer for the 4 part series was sent out to the internet on Monday. W. Kamau […]

The hilarious chemistry shown during the Summer Olympics is set to continue on Peacock. Kevin Hart and Snoop Dogg will be returning behind the desk to report on what happened in the year 2021. The 75-minute special will be airing on NBC’s streaming platform Peacock. Apparently the special is being described as “an edgy, insightful, […]

You don’t have to take my word for it, BUT LeVar Burton will be the next host of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Spelling is a crucial part of every child’s life. Every language is as deep and complex as the next one. Different dialects create words that are being made up all the time. […]