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Mike Epps, who is best known for his hilarious role as Day-Day in the “Friday” franchise is joining the cast of BET’s “Being Mary Jane”. Epps will play Chris Warren, a husband and father in a great marriage, something Mary Jane (played by Gabrielle Union) covets. He shared the news via Twitter:   Only time […]


If you ever wanted to see Oprah in your city, you just may be in luck. Lady O has announced “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend,” an eight-city arena tour featuring Winfrey and a team of special guests, sponsored by Olay and Toyota. Each tour stop will span two days. On Friday nights, Oprah will […]

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Actress Kim Fields is best known for the lovable character Tootie, she played on the 80’s hit television show ‘Facts of Life‘. In the 90’s we had a love-hate relationship with her as Regine, the gold-digging, sassy mouthed personality on ‘Living Single‘. The 44 year old actress says the birth of her son Quincy was […]

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Think for a moment: How many interviews have you seen the President give to black journalists or black news organizations? Not many. Wednesday, the “NewsOne…

Just when you thought Karrine Steffans was done exploiting her sexcapades with rappers for fame, she announces that she’s working on bringing her tell-all book…

I hope Bill Cosby is successful with his new media venture because prime-time television needs a strong family-values program now more than ever. Cosby, 72, said he wants to offer viewers a new family comedy that explores relationships between children and their parents, a powerful and timely subject that is sorely missing from evening television. […]

Ever since CNN anchor Don Lemon (pictured) decided to start editorializing, he has not shown himself to be a serious thinker. Lemon has developed a…


Oprah sits down with Reverend Al Sharpton for an open and revealing conversation about race in America, how his role as a civil rights activist has shifted and the moment that changed his life. They also discuss his new book, “The Rejected Stone,” what drives him to stand up for causes he believes in and […]


HOT ON TV: All Times Eastern Friday, November 8 “Money Train” Two cops, who are also foster brothers, plan a heist of a NYC train that carries the money made by the entire subway system. Featuring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. 7:30 p.m., BET Saturday, November 9 “12 Years a Slave: A TVOne Special with […]

It’s  Disability Awareness Month and Robert David Hall, 65, who has played coroner Dr. Al Robbins on the highly rated CBS show  “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” for the past 14 seasons is living proof that there is life after a disability. The popular character actor, who has appeared in several TV shows and and has […]

  The 2013 Emmys were a night of upsets. Lots of people pegged to take home trophies went home empty-handed. It was a great night…