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NEW YORK (AP) — Usher, Laverne Cox and Katie Holmes have been added to this month’s Global Citizen Festival starring Beyonce and Pearl Jam in New York City. Connie Britton, Freida Pinto, Gayle King and Sophia Bush have also been added to the host committee for the Sept. 26 event. Previously announced hosts include Stephen […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ blunt and impassioned letter to his son about racism and police violence, is a finalist for the National Book Awards. Coates’ work, one of the top sellers this summer, is among 10 nominees announced Wednesday by the National Book Foundation, which presents the awards. […]

Lifetime is continuing its trend of bringing some of pop culture and music’s best stories to the small screen — biopic style. Next up, Grammy award-winning songstress and star of We’s hit show Braxton Family Values, Toni Braxton. The network confirmed Toni’s story is in the works on Twitter. According to Variety: The authorized film […]

On of the most respected female rappers in the game, L.A. based artist Yo Yo has her story told tonight on the latest installment of Unsung.  “I’m so excited. We watched it last night for the first time I have to say – a little tear-jerker, a lot of information. It took me back,” Yo Yo said. […]

Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the Ferguson report that shows that race is still a factor in the city and the message that is reflected throughout. “This country is till uncomfortable dealing with the idea of race. What we must do in this last year of the Obama presidency is make race an issue that’s not […]

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9/16/15- Dear Tom, My name is Willie Harrington.   I am currently a fourth year medical student at Boonshoft School of medicine in Dayton, Ohio, though I did my undergraduate work at Morehouse college, followed by cancer research at Morehouse school of medicine before starting medical school. As a standard for all med students during our […]

9/16/15- Click the link above to hear the Celebrity Snitch dish on the billionaire heckler tonight on at the debate, find out which power couple was the latest to call it quits and listen to why that Kardashian Kryptonite is so strong.

9/16/15- Click the link above to hear Comedian Gary Owen dish on why even his wife can’t distract him from the NFL season and why she shouldn’t even try.

Life & Style

NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden is bringing back its “Pasta Pass” that lets people gorge on as much pasta as they want for seven weeks. And friends and family are welcome to pig out too this year. The restaurant chain known for its free breadsticks says it will sell 1,000 of the $100 regular […]

Roland Martin talks to former manager of the hit group Destiny’s Child  Mathew Knowles about his new book The DNA of Achievers. Beyonce’s father just may know a little something about following your heart and creating the next star.  He talks about what one needs to make it possible to live their most productive life. “The beginning […]

9/16/15- Click the link above to hear the Comedian Chris Paul dish on why Shaq is now considered a venti triple moron and find out what happens when your brand new mechanical member is only good for 30 days.

National News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for an Oklahoma death row inmate are making a last-minute effort to spare their client’s life just hours before his scheduled execution, arguing they have new evidence to support his claim that he was framed. Richard Eugene Glossip’s attorneys asked the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals late Tuesday to stop […]