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Prince Hosts Disappointing Meeting With NABJ Members

*Leave it to Prince to give the media something to talk about. Or not. Citing TheWrap.com, the Star Tribune reports the entertainer’s Paisley Park...

Oprah Praises ‘Straight Outta Compton’; Calls It ‘Eye Opening Rap Education’

*Over the weekend, Oprah tweeted her praise for the film “Straight Outta Compton” to her friend, “Selma” director Ava DuVernay. Winfrey called the film “powerful”...

Texas Cop Fired Following Christian Taylor Shooting at Car Dealership

The Texas police officer who shot and killed an unarmed college football player last week has been fired for "exercising poor judgment," Arlington Police...

Jackie Robinson West May Drop Lawsuit Over Stripped Title

*Chicago Little League team Jackie Robinson West may drop a lawsuit against the sport's governing body in which it alleged the team was wrongfully...

Watch: Car Dealership Releases Video on Texas Teen Fatally Wounded by Rookie Cop

*When news came out that 19-year-old unarmed college student Christian Taylor had been fatally wounded by a cop that was still in training after he allegedly...

Jets QB Geno Smith Punched Over $600 Plane Ticket

*ESPN.com has the scoop behind the sucker punch that knocked Geno Smith out of action for 6 to 10 weeks with a broken jaw. It...

FBI Nabs Young, Educated Sista that Attempted to Join ISIS (Update!)

*Whoa. This is not your typical girl next door. And this story will definitely boggle your mind. A young African American woman and her boyfriend...

Aretha Franklin Reschedules Las Vegas Concert Due to Exhaustion

*Aretha Franklin has had to reschedule her upcoming concert engagement at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas due to exhaustion, read a statement from her...

Condola Rashad ‘Quiet, But Not Quiet’ in New Showtime Drama ‘Billions’ (Trailer)

*In the pilot episode of Showtime’s intense new drama “Billions,” Condola Rashad’s character makes a key discovery in a case involving her boss, U.S Attorney...

Terrence Howard Asks Judge to Undo Divorce Settlement with Michelle Ghent

*Terrence Howard is in court attempting to get his divorce settlement with ex-wife Michelle Ghent overturned. The "Empire" star was expected to testify during the...

Papa Joe Jackson Back on US Soil after Hospitalization in Brazil

*Joe Jackson is back in the U.S. after being hospitalized in Brazil with three heart attacks and a stroke. According to TMZ, Papa Joe was...

‘Empire’ Bus Tour Skips St. Louis Due to Ferguson Unrest

*Citing the current unrest in Ferguson, Fox has opted to forgo the scheduled Tuesday stop of its “Empire” bus tour in nearby St. Louis, reports Billboard. The...

Victor Cruz Documentary Coming to Showtime This Fall

*New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is the subject of a new Showtime Sports original documentary coming this fall, with LeBron James among...

Jets QB Geno Smith Sucker-Punched by Teammate, Out 6-10 Weeks

*New York Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith will miss six to 10 weeks with a broken jaw after getting "sucker-punched" in the locker room,...

Showtime Orders Coming-of-Age Pilot from Common, Lena Waithe

*Showtime has given a pilot order to an untitled one-hour drama created, executive produced and written by Lena Waithe (“Dear White People”) and co-executive...

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