When 10-year-old Olivia Ohlson learned that her mom Gini was diagnosed with breast cancer, she jumped at the chance to help. Olivia, a fifth-grader from Evanston, Illinois, made pink lemonade and baked shortbread cookies with her grandmother to sell outside the family’s home. “I always wanted to have a lemonade sale and when my mom

At 92-years-old, award-winning actress and activist Cicely Tyson has done and almost seen it all. She has acted in films with some of the greatest, won numerous awards and accolades and has been a cover girl in her modeling days. But now, she adds a new covergirl to her list: Elle magazine. US ELLE just

UPDATED: Porsha Williams did not go bald as orginally reported this morning, but was in fact snapped rocking as a flesh colored wig cap. Porsha’s stylist Kellon Deryck told BET that this was just part of the process of installing her next wig. Orginal post below. While 2016 was the year of the big chop,

The HBCU Power Awards has announced that actress, singer-songwriter, director, and philanthropist Jada Pinkett Smith will receive the “Icon Award” on the evening of excellence on Friday, October 20, 7PM at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Smith began her acting career as the feisty “Lena” from the 80s sitcom “A Different World,” a show that brought HBCU

A new Flip or Flop series is coming to HGTV, and a black couple is hosting! Andy and Ashley Williams will headline Flip or Flop: Fort Worth.  The couple, both military veterans, met while serving in Iraq. Now, they are married and have two kids. Their company is Recon Realty. While “Andy finds the properties and manages the renovations, while Ashley

  A now-deleted Facebook ad for Dove body wash, depicting a looping image of a black woman removing her brown shirt to then be revealed as a white woman in a light shirt, has incited merited backlash. An age-old racist expression in soap advertising, the three-second GIF of a black woman transitioning into a white women perpetuates the trite (and dangerous) notion that

For the third week in a row, Cardi B’s monster hit “Bodak Yellow” is the number one song in America. With this feat, the Bronx-bred MC now has the longest-running number one solo song by a female rapper in history. “Bodak Yellow” recently made history as the first solo song by a female rapper to