Black families

After winning a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot last year, a Trenton, New Jersey family is giving back through philanthropy, reports. Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven adult children opted for a lump sum payment of $284 million. They divided the winnings eight ways, and each family member contributed a portion of their share to […]

The mother and seven children are investing in organizations that improve lives in their community.

Here’s another asinine story of an airline kicking someone off a plane. But this one, like most of the others, has us scratching our collective heads. The Burke family from New Jersey says they were kicked off a JetBlue flight to Las Vegas over a birthday cake they brought onto the plane. However, as we’re […]

Now THIS is a super interesting story that’s tailor made for a book and a Hollywood production. 18-year-old Kamiyah Mobley has been missing since she was a newborn snatched from her birth mother Shanara Mobley’s arms at the University Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, in July 1998. The woman who abducted Kamiyah was dressed as […]

The holidays means lots of time for family movie nights! So what should you watch? Click on the audio player to hear Jasmine Sanders give a great list of films to queue up this holiday vacation on “The D.L. Hughley Show!” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: Holiday Movies Perfect For Black Families RELATED: 10 Of The Best Christmas […]

Black Twitter has done it again. This time the hilarity ensued with the hashtag #ThanksGivingWithBlackFamilies. Once the memes and GIFs started rolling Black twitter just couldn't stop.

Before the days of social media and smartphone popularity, I remember when people carried photos of their children in wallets and purses. Whenever the topic of kids came up, out came the most recent photo of the youngins. Now, thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, you don’t even have to wait for the topic to come up. […]

The benefits of regular exercise are endless, from improved mood to increased energy to sharper memory to better heart health to stress relief. With the…

As a confirmation to what many already know:  a recent study reveals that life for Black folks is indeed a B*tch (capital “B” intended). The study, orchestrated by the MacArthur Foundation entitled,“How Housing Matters,”  states that, in one U.S. city where they followed 11 families, 16 households headed by women are evicted every day. In many […]

Aja and Fatin Dantzler have something new to announce. No, the married parents of six are done having kids. But fortunately for music lovers, they’re not done making music. The Philadelphia-based duo who form Kindred the Family Soul are releasing their latest CD A Couple Friends on June 10 and their first single “Everybody’s Hustlin” […]

The messy situation between rapper/reality star Jayceon The Game” Taylor and his now ex-fiancee, Tiffney Cambridge who starred together in the VH1 show Marrying The Game is even messier than we thought. Cambridge filed legal documents that state that the rapper laid hands on her and not in a good way. On top of that, he refused to […]