Taraji P. Henson is one of today's brightest African-American actresses stacking up a long list of movie credits and awards. Her story and accomplishments are highlighted here in honor of Black History Month.

Taraji P. Henson is one of today's brightest African-American actresses stacking up a long list of movie credits and awards. Her story and accomplishments are highlighted here in honor of Black History Month.

VIA:  YAHOO MOVIES.COM: Denzel Washington burst onto the big screen with an Oscar and Golden Globe-winning role in the Civil War epic “Glory” (1989). But over the following decade, the matinee-idol handsome actor became the first of his generation’s African-American movie stars to land squarely on Hollywood’s A-list – as likely to be tapped to […]

We honor Denzel Washington for Black History Month 2010 for his vast contributions to the arts as one of our greatest American actors. How well do you think you know Denzel? Take our trivia quiz and test your "fanism."

We honor Denzel Washington for Black History Month 2010 for his vast contributions to the arts as one of our greatest American actors. How well do you think you know Denzel? Take our trivia quiz and test your "fanism."

VIA: NeechyTV Ms. Neechy traveled to Detroit to capture the essence of  the first audition for Season 3 of BET’s Reality Competition “Sunday Best.” She caught up with a few celebrities, including Show Host Kirk Franklin and Ledisi. The next audition is Saturday, February 27 in Philadelphia. For more details go to www.elev8.com.

It’s National Pancake Day. That means you can stop by your local IHOP from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and get a free short stack on the house. There are really no requirements to receive the short stack, but IHOP does want you to consider making a contribution to the Children’s Miracle Network. Since […]

VIA: www.essence.com The Network of Politically Active Christians–a conservative African American group–recently held a press conference in Virginia to call attention to what they see as the “unethical, immoral and racist practices of the largest abortion provider in America,” Planned Parenthood. NPAC’s Dean Nelson executive director said PP has always targeted the Black community and […]

VIA: www.elev8.com One of the most exciting releases coming up is the return of Myron Butler & Levi. For their third outing, this class act is finally delivering a live album on March 30th with guest appearances from Kirk Franklin and Smokie Norful. The title track and lead single was released digitally just last month. […]

VIA: www.elev8.com Last week, I had the pleasure of talking with R&B and gospel singer Coko about her newest album The Winner In Me which is packed with energetic party starters, uplifting worship anthems,  and guest turns from Israel Houghton, Kelly Price, Youthful Praise, and Canton Jones. If you missed the first part of the […]

VIA ELEV8 If you have gospel singing talent, BET wants to hear from you. BET’s hit reality competition ‘Sunday Best’ is on its way back but, needs new contestants. There are two  audition dates in the next  month. Auditions will began Saturday 20 in Detroit and conclude March 6 in Philadelphia. ‘Sunday Best’ season three U.S. […]

VIA: SpeakOutNow.Org Through her activism and her scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, […]