What in The Weekend

This weekend, Selma, Alabama celebrates its significant place in history with the Selma 50 celebration. 50 years ago this weekend, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Rev. James Bevel, John Lewis, Amelia Boynton Robinson and other activists set out from Selma to Montgomery to promote voting rights. They were met by a show of force at […]

  Given everything that’s gone on this year, a little comedy goes a long way. Kevin Hart has not one, but two movies coming your way in 2015 but he’s still on his standup grind. He’s headlining several shows before the end of the year, so if you’re lucky enough to have him in your […]

As we get ready for the Christmas holiday, some artists are giving us early gifts in the way of concert tours. Anthony Hamilton and Chris Brown are both on the road this weekend, so if you have anyone still to cross off on your gift list, this could be a good choice of present. If […]

  Post-Thanksgiving weekend is usually a time to rest up for the upcoming week…unless you plan on shopping, in which case, Black Friday is in full swing. Of course, this year, protesters around the country have asked people to stay away from the stores in support of Mike Brown’s family and the shootings of young […]

The NBA season kicks off in style this weekend with LeBron James heading to Chicago in his new old uniform for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The homegrown star returns to his Akron, OH roots and heads into a hostile United Center hoping to see championship banners hanging from the rafters again. In football, the Ravens and […]

This weekend all eyes are on Birmingham as the annual Magic City Classic which pits Alabama State University vs. Alabama A&M. The Classic has been going on for 72 years and attracts all kinds of celebrities to the region. This year’s concerts include Bell Biv Devoe and Frankie Beverly and Maze. If you can’t get […]

Cheers for the freakin’ weekend – we can all drink to that, if we’re over 21 of course. Zane’s erotic thriller Addicted starring Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe and William Levy hits theaters this Friday and Zane says it’s a perfect date night movie…for men, if they’d like to begin their weekend on a high note after […]

The real husbands are a man down now that Nick Cannon is not with Mariah Carey, but if you missed it, the Season 2 reunion show of the Real Husbands of Hollywood airs this weekend. Season 3 of the BET show is back in October. On Iyanla, Fix My Life, Jay Williams and his 34 kids are […]

 This weekend, Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua reunite in their second movie together after Training Day. Washington is a retired badass who returns to his former life of violence to avenge a young woman. Think Man On Fire with more guns. In the concert realm, Outkast is back and this weekend, they’re in their own hometown […]

HOT ON TV: All Times Eastern Friday, September 19 Being: Tamar Braxton BET 10 p.m. A music documentary focuses on Tamar’s life and career Saturday, September 20 Beyonce Jay Z On The Run The Carters take their show to Paris on the last stops of the “On The Run” summer tour Sunday, September 21 Jumping […]

Idris Elba may play a psycho in his latest movie No Good Deed but you can’t tell us he still doesn’t look good in a shower. Taraji P. Henson faces off against Idris’ bad guy, and while of course we hope she triumphs, we can’t help but hope he shows even more skin than in […]

Iyanla Vanzant has her work cut out for her this time. She is working with a man who has 34 kids by 17 different women. We’re not at all sure if this family can be helped, but we plan to grab our popcorn and check it out. After a scandal-ridden off-season where even an owner, […]