‘Underground’ Cast Applaud Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

“We’re excited that we’re starting to represent our actual history,” Joe Pokaski tells TheWrap. With the news that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, the cast and creators of WGN America’s Underground Railroad series “Underground” could not be happier. “We’ve always said the show ‘Underground’ is about American heroes, so to finally have not only a woman but a black woman on a monetary bill is fantastic,” co-creator Misha Green told TheWrap. … Continue reading

NFL’s Will Smith Murdered

Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed late Saturday in New Orleans, according to the Times-Picayune. He was 34. New Orleans police said Smith and his wife were the victims of a double shooting about 11:29 p.m. Saturday in the city’s Lower Garden District, the Times-Picayune reports. Smith and his wife reportedly were in their Mercedes SUV when a Hummer H2 struck their vehicle. After the impact forced Smith’s SUV … Continue reading

The Answer: Yes

Former Philadelphia 76er and 9 time All-Star player also known as The Answer received his answer. The answer was YES!! Our Allen Iverson was elected this morning to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Sept 9th 2016! I say “our Allen” because Iverson definitely stayed true to himself throughout the course of his careers giving hope to little black corn-row rockin (yes corn rolls… not boxer braids) boys who grew up in a hard & similar … Continue reading

5 REASONS TO ATTEND THE SCM AWARDS

Last year I attended the SCM awards for the first time. I’d heard about it and even seen different things via my social media outlets but had never experienced the SCMs for myself. I had a million different things I was scheduled  to do on the date the awards were set last year, and although I wanted to be there,  I mentally excused myself because of my other obligations. I thought about it though and … Continue reading

Lane Bryant Commercial Banned Due to ‘Indecency’

NBC and ABC have reportedly banned a Lane Bryant commercial featuring plus-size models, according to TMZ. The unaired 30-second spot features brief nudity as well as a breastfeeding model. “As part of the normal advertising standards process, we reviewed a rough cut of the ad and asked for minor edits to comply with broadcast indecency guidelines,” NBC told the Daily News. “The ad was not rejected and we welcome the updated creative.” Lane Bryant said … Continue reading

Peyton Manning Announces Retirement From Football

Peyton Manning announced his retirement from football after 18 NFL seasons during his emotional press conference speech, March 7. The Super Bowl 50 champ took some time to himself, maintaining his composure in front of his family, friends, and former teammates before beginning his speech. “There is something about 18 years … 18 is a good number,” Manning said. “Today, I retire from pro football.” He said, “I revere football. I love the game,” Manning … Continue reading

D’Angelo Russell Shot to the Groin by LeBron James

Note to Los Angeles Lakers D’Angelo Russell: Always keep your eye on the ball(s) – especially when it comes to your own. Towards the end of last night’s game versus the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James attempted to pass the ball to a teammate but was intercepted by the rookie’s nether region – needless to say Russell had to take a moment to regain himself. Fortunately he was able to laugh it off about an hour … Continue reading

Former UFC Champion Kevin Randleman Dead

Former UFC champion Kevin Randleman passed away on Thursday (Feb. 11) after suffering with a bout of pneumonia. According to several reports, the 44-year-old died of heart failure after being admitted to a San Diego hospital earlier in the day. 

Austin Police Fatally Shot Black Unarmed Teenager

17-year-old, David Joseph has been identified as the naked teen who was shot and killed by an Austin police officer. According to Austin police Chief of Staff, Brian Manley, authorities were called on reports of a suspicious Black man in the area. The officer says the teen disobeyed orders and proceeded to charge at him. The incident took place away from the cruisers dash cam, so there wasn’t clear evidence if the teen was armed … Continue reading

Broncos Rookie Misses Out on Super Bowl

Denver Broncos practice squad safety Ryan Murphy will be missing out on an opportunity to play in the Super Bowl after being questioned in a prostitution ring scandal on Tuesday (Feb. 2). Police staked out an area in San Jose that is known for prostitution, and they apprehended a suspected prostitute who said she was going to her car to pick up some personal property. Once police got to the car, police found Murphy and … Continue reading