Jay Dixon

In commemoration of the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, CNN and Live Nation Urban are looking to celebrate in a big way. “Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom” is going to air on CNN during the channel’s primetime slot this year. The live concert is going to showcase an all-star cast of Black talent for its […]

Mike Tyson is one of sports most recognizable figures. His boxing reign in throughout the mid 80s to late 90s is the stuff of legend. It’s arguable that his life outside of boxing transcends past his career within it. Hulu is looking to add to the lore of Mike Tyson’s life with their own miniseries […]

In a collaboration between the Philadelphia police; the mayor’s office; the city council and the district; a minimum of 100 security cameras are to be placed in and around 15 public schools in Philadelphia. On Monday, City Council President Darrell Clarke introduced the new $1.8 million initiative that plans to keep Philadelphia safer. Philadelphia officials […]

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia’s Most Valuable Philadelphian, had a successful yet unfortunate 2021-22 campaign in the NBA. The 76ers All-Star center finished second in NBA’s MVP voting for the season, losing to Denver’s Nikola Jokic for the second year in a row. Even despite having a stellar regular season, taking the scoring title averaging 30.6 points […]

Anita Baker is one of R&B’s most prolific artists of all time. She like many other artists of her generation and before, released most of their music under record deal contracts that were mostly unfavorable to the artist making the art. Many Black artists like Prince, George Clinton and Frank Ocean have fought record labels […]

In 1921 the 10,000 Black residents of Tulsa’s neighborhood of Greenwood, witnessed the pillaging and destruction of their community. For about 18 hours, some 1,500 white men burned 1,256 houses along with various Black-owned businesses including a hospital and school. Greenwood once held the pillars of its nickname “Black Wall Street”. For decades America tried […]

Last week scientists tested a new cancer killing virus on their first batch of human subjects. The new experimental treatment known as Vaxinia, has been used on animals and has proven to reduce the amount of cancer cells within their bodies. The treatment has reduced the size of colon, lung, breast, ovarian, and pancreatic cancer […]

On May 20th, family and friends celebrated Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th birthday at Guastavino’s in NYC. Those in attendance included B.I.G.’s mother Voletta Wallace, his kids T’yanna and CJ Wallace, and the evening’s host Lil’ Kim. Fellow friends Lil’ Cease, members of Junior M.A.F.I.A., Havoc, Sway, Smif-N-Wessun, and others had to come out to the star-studded […]

One of America’s favorite Chicanos is coming back. George Lopez is returning to the broadcast television space after 15 years since the end of ABC’s “George Lopez” show. This time around his new sitcom show will feature someone who has seen Lopez in almost every facet of his life. “Lopez vs. Lopez” will have George […]

Little Richard: I Am Everything has just been put into commission by the two media giants.