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Smokey Robinson Reveals Why He Resents Being Called African American; “We’ve Contributed So Much To America That It Should Be Acknowledged. I’m Proud To Call Myself A Black American!”

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Motown legend and Hitsville pioneer, Smokey Robinson, is taking a stance for what he believes in while explaining his resentment towards being called “African American.” According to Vibe, Robinson stopped by The View to talk about songwriting and his career. Hit by a series of questions, co-host Sunny Hostin asked about Robinson’s resurfaced […]

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Indiana School Receives Backlash After Counselor Forwards Letter To Parents With The Option Of Their Kids Skipping Black History Month Lessons!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! An Indiana school is currently having their behinds handed to them after parents received a letter allowing them the option of their kids opting out of learning about “equity, caring and understanding differences” during Black History Month! A letter was sent out recently from Sprunica Elementary in Nineveh informing parents of the lessons […]

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T-Pain Says Stop Celebrating Black History Month, “We Want To Be Apart Of History Not Just One Month”

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! T-Pain is ruffling folks feathers with his recently shared views on Black History Month as he advocates for people to celebrating it! The singer explains that he feels Black people should be apart history overall not just one specific month. “..stop celebrating it. I don’t think we should celebrate Black History Month. I […]

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Barbie Honors Journalist And Activist, Ida B. Wells For Inspiring Women Series, Doll Launch!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Activist Ida B. Wells used her voice to report the lynching against Black men in the south. Being one of the early leaders of the civil rights movement, it is only right Mattel pays tribute to the life and legacy of the journalist! As reported by ABC News, the toy company plans […]

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Prayers Up: Civil Rights Icon Vernon Jordan Passes Away At 85!

Cousins! It is with a truly heavy heart that we inform you all of the passing of Civil Rights historian and leader Vernon Jordan at the age of 85 years old! According to CNN Vernon’s niece Ann Walker confirmed that he passed surrounded by his wife and family. She states that he had chocolate chip […]

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Emmett Till’s Former Chicago Home Gains Official Landmark Status Set To Turn Into A Museum!

Cousins! The city council of Chicago has officially granted the former home of 14 year old lynching victim #EmmettTill and his mother’s former home landmark status and will be converting it into a museum! The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon January 27th, confirming that the home was granted preliminary approval in September had officially been […]

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Movie Executive Suggested Julia Roberts Play Historical Heroine Harriet Tubman In Live Action Film!

#Cousins ; can you please explain to us why a movie executive even remotely fathomed the thought of a white actress playing the role of historical hero and abolitionist Harriet Tubman? Where’s the y’all connection, because we clearly missed it. According to People Magazine; within a recently debuted Q&A interview between film studios Focus Features […]

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Zoe Kravitz Lands Official Cat WomanRole In Next Batman Movie!

The industry is hissing with intensity and excitement as a new #Batman film is on it’s way. To add more “ purr” to the fire of anticipation a recent announcement has confirmed that #ZoeKravitz is next in line to play the legendary role of cat woman! #BBCNews reports Kravits previously played the voice over for […]

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Issa Rae To Star And Produce Reimagining Of 90s Film Set It Off!

Summer 2019 has came and went; with not one new episode of #Insecure in sight. Though we are Hella Upset and probably will continue to be until a new season drops; we thought you guys would be pleased to know that the good sis #IssaRae hasn’t forgot about us. She’s actually has been booked and […]

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Atlanta Business Owner Pays Off 30 Student’s Tuition At Clark Atlanta University!

We can all agree that a college education no matter the institution or location is super expensive. From part time to full time classes, those courses have the supernatural ability of burning a hole in your pocket! However we must urge you all, never be to shy to ask for what you need you never […]

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Tessa Thompson Lands Role As First Marvel LGBTQ Superhero!

Congratulations are in order!! #TessaThompson has officially landed the role of Valkyrie in the Marvel series Thor. “First of all, as new King [of Asgard], she needs to find her queen, so that will be her first order of business. She has some ideas. Keep you posted,” states Thompson to a crowd in #SanDiego over […]

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Beyoncé And Jay Z Combined Billion Dollar Empire Makes Them One Of The Richest Self Made Couples In The Nation!

Around this time last year we’re all putting together our coins and best threads within preparation for the highly anticipated  On The Run II Tour. OTR || successfully forwarded a surprise album, million dollars worth of scholarship funding and the rekindling of an one of a kind union. Fast forward a year later and the dynamic […]

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The Obama’s Ink Major Deal With Spotify To Produce Podcast Content!

#Family ; we are excited to announce that our forever President #BarackObama and leading First Lady #MichelleObama are taking their talents  into the world of #podcasting ! Recent announcements have confirmed that they have inked a major deal with the popular music streaming platform of #Spotify . According to #PeopleMagazine the Obama’s podcast will be […]

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Rihanna Has Officially Been Named The Richest Female Musician In The World!

Congratulations are in order Family! Our Good sister, The original bad girl #Rihanna has officially been named the richest female musician in the world! According to #USAToday the news was officially announced and confirmed on Tuesday by #ForbesMagazine . Sources have indicated that Ri-Ri’s accumulated wealth is a heavy lump some of $600 million dollars. […]

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Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Pushed Back From 2020 To 2028!

Just when we think we’re partially getting somewhere within society, we are forced to remember the systematic oppressive government we’re dealing with.  Unfortunately the highly anticipated redesign of the $20 bill to directly honor the life and legacy of #HarrietTubman has been pushed back indefinitely!  According to #CNBC news; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has confirmed […]

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Ciara Earns Ivy League Acceptance Into Harvard College!

Not only has super mom and wife Ciara recently released a new album entitled Beauty mark, launched a media company along side her million dollar hubbie #RussellWilson and new production company Why Not You Productions. She has also officially been accepted into the historical Ivy league college of #Harvard ! According to #EssenceMagazine Ciara has been […]

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Oprah Winfrey Issues $500,000 Gift To New Jersey School!

 A #NewJersey Principal received high praises in #2018 from us all when he set up washing machines inside of his school he works at when a student confided in him that he was being bullied for attire. The Principal’s devotion matched with unconditional love for his students has not only been highly respected locally but […]

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Philando Castile’s Mother Donates $ 8,000 To Help Charge Off Student Lunch Account Debt!

Police brutality slain victim and local hero #PhilandoCastiel ‘s memory is being carried on with both power and grace by no greater force other than his mom. Philando was well known within his community for changing the lives of students the best way he knew how with positivity and generosity. It’s beautiful to know that […]

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#BlackGirlMagic : For The First Time In History; Miss Teen USA, Miss USA & Miss America Are All Black Women!

History has been made as three black women have currently been crowned the winning titles to Miss USA 2019, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America all at the same time. For the first time in history the most highly recognized pageants in the country have deemed all black women as winners.Showing the world the beauty […]

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Regina King Seals Major Multi-Year Deal With Netflix!

#ReginaKing has dominated the world of film for decades. As she successfully puts on for the culture with style and grace, one script at a time. With every barrier Regina breaks within the industry it symbolizes the power and resilience that resides black women everywhere! According to #Deadline congratulations are in order for the Oscar […]

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Breaking Barriers : Halima Aden Becomes First Woman Featured In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Wearing A Hijab And Burkini!

Don’t Change Yourself. CHANGE THE GAME! 📸: Sports Illustrated. History has officially been made! International model and classic beauty #HalimaAden is the very first woman ever to appear in a #SportsIllustrated swim issue wearing a hijab and burkini and we couldn’t be more proud. According to #Blavity Halima is no stranger to breaking barriers; as […]

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Community Members Gather To Restore Vandalized Nipsey Hussle Mural In Connecticut!

Viral footage has surfaced of a young teen by the name of “ Kay Kay “ , shown vandalizing a full face mural of the late #NipseyHussle in Hartford #Connecticut. As many comment in disgust and great anger of the foolery and plain disrespect this young lady has shown, a group of leaders have decided […]

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The Shawn Carter Foundation ( SCF ) Annual HBCU Bus Tour Has Officially Began!

A wise man once said : The purest form of giving is anonymous to anonymous. We gon’ make it there, I promise this. For decades, #HipHop all star and mogul Shawn #JayZ Carter has been lending a helping hand in the most monumental fashion. From the fixation of a major pipeline in #Africa to using his […]

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24/7 All Black News Channel Set To Debut In November!

We’ve got some super exciting news for y’all, literally! Word on the street is an all black news channel station is set to take the world by storm on November 2019.  According to #TheRoot ; the 24 hour Black News Channel will consist of educational and inspiring content directly produced for African American viewers. Former GOP […]

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Houston Rapper Slim Thug Helping To Shape Neighborhood With Construction Restoration Company!

Gentrification is a growing issue within numerous states and cities throughout the country. Residents that have literally spent their whole lives in a familiar space are being forced to relocate. There is no justification for forcing hundreds to nearly thousands of people out of their homes due to rapid rent increase. Unfortunately; when you have […]

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Netflix Set To Air First African Cartoon Series!

The super streaming service #Netflix is helping create history! It has recently been announced that Netflix will be airing it’s first original animated series directly derived from #Africa soon. Netflix is currently working towards creating content that  connects with Africa whole heartedly. The series is titled Mama K’s Team 4;  according to #EssenceMagazine the series […]

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Russell Wilson To Sign Record Breaking Contract; Deemed The Highest Paid Player In The NFL!

When we think of #RussellWilson it’s often natural to identify him as a man who is not only an exemplary father and husband but also an impactful National Football League all-star. Within a recent announcement, we’ve been informed that it’s only right to add a bit more respect on his name now and when we […]

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Lebron James “I Promise” Public School Attains Highest Academic Performance In It’s District!

Congratulations are in order! The young scholars of NBA all star #LebronJames I Promise School have showed and proved in a little less than a year that when it comes down to education they really mean business! Once categorized as the worst performing students in the district upon academics and overall behavior. According to the […]

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Hit Television Producer And Creator Eunetta T Boone Of “ One On & Raven’s Home “ Passes From Sudden Heart Attack!

Cousins we would like to take this time to shine a light on a beautiful and creative soul gone too soon. Hit television producer and show runner of multiple series such as One On One , The Hughleys , My Wife & Kids , Ravens Home , Fresh Prince of bel air; Eunetta T. Boone has […]

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Free Meek Docuseries Produced By Jay Z & Roc Nation Set To Premier Summer Of 2019!

 #Philidelphia Native #MeekMill has been making his rounds within society lately, one day at a time. From a top selling album, to being honored with keys to major cities; all the while advocating for prison reform. As we all know life has been anything but easy for him, but Meek has shown and proved that […]