7-FOOT-7 ‘GAME OF THRONES’ ACTOR NEIL FINGLETON DIES AT 36

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON – Feb. 27, 2017 7:52 AM ET LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in “Game of Thrones” has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain’s tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the cause as…

Afro Latino History Is Black History 

So one of my friends was telling about a conversation he was having in class with his teacher and students about there is no such thing as an Afro Latino. He told them yes there is because one of my friends is an Afro Latina. So the teacher asked,“what is that?” He told her that…

Jackson Medical Mall Foundation to Honor MS Music Legends During Black History Event

February 21, 2017 (Jackson, MS) –   The Jackson Medical Mall Foundation will host Sounds of Hope: Honoring Our Legends, Celebrating Our Legacy, on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM at the Center Stage inside the Jackson Medical Mall.   Sounds of Hope is a Black History celebration honoring the contributions of Black Americans to entertainment and humanities through music….

Celebrity Laced Beauty of the Week: Cynthia Bailey

Who says turning 50 is the end of the world? Yesterday was Cynthia Bailey’s 50th birthday. The Atlanta Housewife celebrated by showing off her beautiful brown skin, which is something most women her age wouldn’t consider doing. Crowned with luscious curly hair and seated comfortably on a couch, the American model and actress looked absolutely gorgeous….

Osez Le Foulard’s African Head Wraps

Tell us about yourself. What is Osez Le Foulard? My name is Dk Ange.  Ange means ‘angel‘ in English. I like to define myself as an African queen as a promoter of the beauty of African ladies. This is why I started everything around the head wrap. This is why I started the movement. And this…

FEBRUARY 2017 BESTSELLING AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOKS/EBOOKS

Brokenhearted Girl 3: When Your Heart Hurts (Kindle Edition) by Diamond Johnson  They say that what’s done in the dark will eventually come to the light. The secret about Reese being Camryn’s biological father had gone on too long, and now it’s finally been revealed. How will something like that end? Sticks has been raising…

Out of the Ruins

“Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?  Restore us to yourself, LORD, that we may return; renew our days as of old unless you have utterly rejected us and are angry with us beyond measure.” – Lamentations 5:20-22 In poetic symbolism, you find Jeremiah’s love poured out in scripture…

The 59th Grammys Recap

I would have to say that this is one of the best Grammy shows I have seen in a long time. There were so many amazing moments throughout the show… from Chance The Rapper to Beyoncé to Bruno Mars to even the speech Adele gave to acknowledge the work of Beyoncé. Those performances gave me…

Be like Rihanna:  5 Bedazzled Flask You Can Purchase TODAY

No matter what happened at the Grammys last night, Rihanna stole the show with her bedazzled flask! The Barbadian singer loved it… the cameras loved it… and we most definitely loved it too! The handmade flask was custom made by celebrity fashion designer Glitter Death. Yassss Queen🙌🏼 @badgalriri sneaking a sip from a flask I…

Frank Ocean: Open Letter Blasts the Grammys

Frank Ocean via Tumblr: “OK KEN (AND DAVID). AS MUCH AS I HATE TO MAKE YOU GUYS FAMOUS OR EVEN RESPOND TO YOU DIRECTLY. WE ALL DIE ONE DAY AND YOU’RE OLD SO FUCK IT. YEA YEA MY 2013 PERFORMANCE AT THE GRAMMYS WAS ABSOLUTE SHIT. TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, BLAH BLAH. THANKS FOR THE REMINDER. VERY…