Archive | February 2018

Shot in the Dark – Chance the Rapper

Chicago natives Chance the Rapper and NBA star Dwayne Wade are shedding light on what it’s like for young Black men to come of age in the Windy City through a new documentary, Billboard reported. Check out the exclusive trailer for SHOT IN THE DARK, a @FoxSports MAGNIFY film. I’m proud to executive produce this…

via Chance The Rapper And Dwayne Wade Team Up For ‘Shot In The Dark’ Documentary — Majic 102.3 – 92.7

Kevin Durant TV SWAGGER deal

Kevin Durant has snagged a series based on his early life and career in the NBA. Titled ‘Swagger’, Apple is developing the drama series which is inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experiences. It will explore the world of Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and the lives of the players, their families, and coaches. The series will be…

via Kevin Durant Gets Drama Series ‘Swagger’ Based On His Early Life — Majic 102.1

Wanda Sykes dismissed Omarosa

Wanda Sykes is breaking down all of the reasons that Omarosa Manigault-Newman just might be a Black History Fail. Black History Month isn’t always all about Black Panther. Sometimes, we have to take a look at where our people have gone wrong so that others might not make the same mistake. Wanda’s started off her…

via Wanda Sykes Calls Out Omarosa As A Black History Fail [VIDEO] — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Black Girls CODE And Lyft Team Up To Increase Racial Representation In STEM — News One

After refusing to accept a $125,000 grant from Uber due to the company’s lack of racial diversity and sexual assault allegations, the non-profit organization Black Girls CODE has teamed up with rival ride-sharing app Lyft in an effort to expose more young women of color to career paths in tech, Black Enterprise reported. . @lyft…

via Black Girls CODE And Lyft Team Up To Increase Racial Representation In STEM — News One

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Burned: Wife Sues Husband For $4 Million After He Gave Her Herpes — Bossip

Woman Sues Husband For Knowingly Infecting Her With Herpes A Manhattan woman is suing her soon-to-be ex-husband to the tune of $4 million dollars claiming he hid the status of his Herpes diagnosis for years and passed the disease on to her. Adrienne Vanterpool says her former spouse Lionel Canton didn’t divulge that he indeed…

via Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Burned: Wife Sues Husband For $4 Million After He Gave Her Herpes — Bossip

Viola Davis Opens Up About Growing Up In Extreme Poverty [VIDEO] — 93.9 WKYS

Source: Randy Holmes / GettyViola Davis in most of her acceptance speeches talks about growing up poor and working hard to get to where she is now. The actress recently opened up to The Root about living in a rat infested apartment where they were on public assistance. Davis also chimed in about Donald Trump…

via Viola Davis Opens Up About Growing Up In Extreme Poverty [VIDEO] — 93.9 WKYS

Here’s How The NRA Supported The Parkland School Shooter — 93.1 WZAK

The gun group helped to create the shooter. On Wednesday, Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Many people are looking for answers, especially when it comes to the despicable gun control laws in this country. It’s easier to buy a weapon of war in Florida than it is for a…

via Here’s How The NRA Supported The Parkland School Shooter — 93.1 WZAK