Arts & Entertainment

Lawyers who last week sued popular reality shows “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” on behalf of two Nashville men claiming discrimination against people of color said several others have now contacted them saying they were intentionally excluded by the shows. “Our two clients are certainly not the only ones who have been intentionally excluded,” lawyer […]

Whether they have always known what they wanted or came to their vocations over time, the 30 women profiled in “Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World,” have something in common, besides race. “The foundation for all of these women in some way, shape or form helped support their work. They came to the […]

Michael Bullerdick was already a controversy, being a white man in charge of a Black woman’s magazine because of his title of managing editor, reports Journal-isms. But he pushed the envelope when he posted right wing political messages on his social media page. A reader took screen shots of his Facebook page (see below), which […]

Today, Roger “The Dodger” Leonard is a grateful recovering addict and alcoholic of 29 years, a certified addiction counselor, a national motivational speaker and author. He earned recovery by surrendering and changing his behavior. The renewed lifestyle did not occur over night. Cicero and Getha Leonard nurtured four boys and three girls in Washington, D.C., […]

Among the flurry of Twitter pictures posted from Rihanna at the Coachella music festival last weekend, several in particular are causing quite a stir in the blogosphere. The 24-year-old posted snapshots of herself sitting on top of a bodyguard’s shoulders, rolling a cigar leaf full of marijuana piled on the man’s head. A lot of […]

A 23-year-old aspiring actress shelled out her last $1,500 to plaster her headshot on a billboard that asks Tyler Perry for an acting job. Racquel Bailey of New Jersey bought ad space on a huge billboard next to Perry’s film studio in Atlanta. “Attention top filmmaker in ATL. Let me be your next leading lady,” […]

Now that Sheree Whitfield has confirmed that she won’t be seen on the next season of the ever popular reality series, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” speculation has turned to who else might be leaving the fold before the start of the fifth season. Go to The Urban Daily to read more.

If you’re in the New York City area this weekend, you can catch bad ass Bobby Brown and New Edition do their thing at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Memphis fans, Diana Ross is in your area and you know she doesn’t tour much, so you might want to check her out while you […]

Actor Blair Underwood may be the most underrated actor in Hollywood. He’s put together a two-decade career in TV, movies and on stage while somehow staying ahead of the tabloids and the blogosphere. His 17-year-marriage to Desiree DaCosta has produced three children and not a single scandal. The Petersburg, VA native grew up in a […]

TIME magazine has named its 100 Most Influential people of the year and Viola Davis and Rihanna make the list. Also on the list are President Obama, Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow. The mother of Hollywood, Cicely Tyson, shared some kind words of encouragement to Davis, pushing her along on her journey in the industry. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-rising rapper was convicted Tuesday of a 1993 killing after recently telling police he’d shot someone while trying to rob him years ago. G. Dep hugged his lawyer after hearing the jury’s verdict in an unusual trial that came about only because of his confession, which he didn’t deny making […]

TMZ came across some interesting information about the Accura NSX Big Game ad featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. They got hold of the casting call document, and the car maker was very specific/exclusionary about their casting need of an African-American car dealer. According to the document, the role would be played by a “nice […]