According to Philadelphia Business Journal, former Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter is becoming a part of the U.S. Department of Treasury. Mayor Nutter will be joining the U.S. Department of Treasury’s newly formed equity committee. The Treasury Advisory Committee on Racial Equity will try to provide advice and recommendations to Secretary Janet Yellen and Deputy Secretary […]

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) just secured the largest drug bust in New York City’s vast history of drug trafficking. Federal authorities have accused Latesha Bush, 48, of concealing close to 15,000 rainbow-colored fentanyl pills as a part of a drug trafficking scheme. The pills were found inside a bright yellow LEGO box that […]

The city of Philadelphia took action to release an official apology for the city’s involvement in the Holmesburg Prison experiments. The Holmesburg Prison experiments were performed throughout the 1950s to the 1970s. The mastermind behind the experiments were former University of Pennsylvania researcher Dr. Albert Kligman. The now-disgraced researcher dealt his experiments on mostly on […]

This is NOT a drill. The British R&B group is working on new music. During an interview with Billboard, French producer and composer Damien Quintard may have mistakenly revealed Sade’s plans for the future. Quintard recently linked up with Brad Pitt to rebuild and co-own Provence, France’s Miraval Studios. The 2,200 acre Chateau Miraval now […]

The Wayans family can never stop making things funny and CBS agrees. According to Deadline, Damon Wayans and Damon Wayans Jr. are set to star in a father-son multi-camera comedy. This would mark Damon Wayans’ return to network comedy after he co-created, executive produced and starred in ABC’s My Wife and Kids, which ran on […]

Universal Music Group just announced that Janet Jackson’s sixth album, The Velvet Rope, will get a 25th anniversary deluxe edition. The 1997 album originally touted 23 tracks produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Throughout the album Janet embraced the themes of female sexuality, domestic violence and mental health, through the lens of a black […]


Philadelphia’s gun control issues are still at war, and the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas isn’t helping the cause. On Monday, Judge Joshua Roberts blocked the city of Philadelphia’s executive order that prohibits people from carrying firearms and other deadly weapons on city-operated recreation premises, including courts, playgrounds, recreation centers and pools, with some exceptions. […]

On October 25th, basketball superstar Brittney Griner will appear in Russian Court to appeal the 9-year-sentence handed to her for drug possession. According to Associated Press, The Moscow region court said it will be ready to hear her appeal. The eight-time all-star WNBA center and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was convicted August 4th after […]


As fate would have it, here we go again. Ben Simmons will ACTUALLY face the Philadelphia 76ers in a game of basketball. After the saga of disgruntled superstars on championship contending Eastern Conference teams, fans will FINALLY get to see both of these teams in action. The Brooklyn Nets are hosting the Sixers in preseason […]

Will Smith took the podium on Saturday to speak about his involvement in Antoine Fuqua’s new film Emancipation. The first screening of the film was shown during the Apple and NAACP hosted Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 51st Annual Legislative Conference. Shortly thereafter there was a conversation between Fuqua, Smith, Mary Elliot, and Angela Rye about […]