November 28, 2014 11:05 AM • Log InREGISTER
HOT TOPICS:
Terrence Howard Backtracks on Revealing Oprah Winfrey Description Designer Vivienne Westwood Calls First Lady’s Style “Dreadful” Do you Agree? Terrence Howard Says Blacks Have ‘Crab Mentality’ Lil’ Kim Takes Lawyer to Court For $1 Million Joah Spearman’s New Startup Localeur Launches in Time for SXSW Will And Jaden Smith’s Trailer for “After Earth” Released Jill Scott Lands New Role in CBS Pilot Tamar Braxton Makes Deal With L. A. Reid’s Epic Records Leona Lewis Creates “Cruelty Free” Makeup For The Body Shop Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold to Reunite on TV’s ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ Renewed by BET Here are the Richest Owners in All of Sports Venus Williams Showcases Her EleVen Clothing Line Nas to Play at Kennedy Center Hip-Hop Festival in 2014 DMX Tells Iyanla Vanzant to ‘Shut the F Up’ on ‘Fix My Life’ Terrence Howard Regrets Iron Man Movie, Says it Destroyed his Career Nicki Minaj is Officially a Comic Book Character Sports Illustrated Says Barack Obama Is 44th Most Powerful Person in Sports Fasting at Work: Hard but Worth It “Django Unchained” leads MTV Movie Awards nominees Sports Tops Social TV Spots, Data Shows BOUNCE TV to Produce its First Original Reality Show WNBA Star Ivory Latta Mixes God & Goals in New Clothing Line UBR Spotlight: WNBA President Laurel J. Richie Omar Hamilton’s OHPsalms Builds Lasting Travel Experiences for Clients New TV Show, “Gang Related” Adds RZA to Cast Law & Order’s Jesse L. Martin Replacing Lenny Kravitz in Marvin Gaye Biopic LL Cool J Says It’s Too Early to Talk About a Chris Dorner Film Celebrating Women: One-on-One with NASCAR’s First Female Engineer of Color, Alba Colon Run-DMC’s First Performance in Atlanta in Over 12 Years Singer Morrissey Disses Beyonce Over Animal Material on Handbags Kevin Hart Plays Quevanzhane Wallis as The Pope for SNL Spoof Nicki Minaj Simmers her Look Down and Launches New Clothing Line Fashion Vet Weighs In On Blackface Editorial The Queen Latifah Show Returns To Daytime TV Kendrick Lamar Asks for Darker-Skinned Female Lead for Video Taraji P. Henson Spreads Her Wings In New PETA Ad The Roots’ QuestLove Will Release A Book in June Former Temptations Singer Richard Street Dies at Age 70 President Obama Takes Photo W/ Rosa Parks Relative PETA Chides Beyoncé and Jay-Z Over Animal Skin Sneakers Chicago Teacher Wins Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions Zoe Saldana Responds to Nina Simone Row Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget Q&A: Commissioner Jacqui Carpenter: CIAA Isn’t Just a Big Party [Part 1] Iranian Press Alters Michelle Obama’s Oscars’ Gown to Look More Conservative Supreme Court Nays James Brown’s Estate Settlement ‘Downton Abbey’ Set to Have a Black Character The Black Role in Motorcycle Culture is Celebrated Yes, We Do That: A Black Woman’s Amazing NASCAR Escapade Experience NASCAR through Black Enterprise Live D.L Hughley Will be “Dancing With the Stars” this Spring Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins: Singer, Director, Survivor and “Champion” The Donald Calls ‘Django Unchained’ the Most Racist Movie He’s Ever Seen Denzel Washington: “I Don’t Want Movie-Star Friends” The Onion Apologizes to Quvenzhané Wallis Starter Apparel Company Makes a Comeback With an Assist From NBA Cookie Johnson Shares First Reactions to Magic’s HIV Status Fantasia Upset Over her JET Cover, Wants Apology Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Defends Her Use of the N-Word on Twitter New York’s Harlem Neighborhood Speaks Out Against Harlem Shake Videos 5-Boro NYC Tour Features Beacons of Black Culture Michael Jackson ONE: Cirque du Soleil’s New Las Vegas Show Kenji Summers: Inspiring a Generation of Youth to Explore the World Naomi Campbell: From Ripping the Runway to Producing TV Shows Anthony Anderson Says He’s Willing to Play Chris Dorner in Film Emmett Till’s Family Pens Open Letter to Lil’ Wayne “A Different World” Actor, Lou Myers Dies At 76 Prince Jackson Lands On-Air Gig With “Entertainment Tonight” Rihanna to Debut Makeup Line, “Riri Hearts,” with MAC Cosmetics TLC Dumps “Starter Wives” After Poor Ratings Former NBA Star Antoine Walker, Who Lost Millions, Helps Others Avoid Fate Rising Stars: 5 Top NBA Newbies Changing the Game Justin and Jay-Z to Headline 2013 Wireless Festival Angela Davis’ Strength, Focal Point, in ‘Free Angela’ Floyd Mayweather Jr. Inks Deal With Showtime/CBS Kenneth Faried Joins Group to Fight Homophobia in Sports For NBA’s Steve Smith, a Career and Life Built on Giving is Coming Full Circle Idris Elba on Popularity with Women: “It’s Hard to Feel Like a Sex Symbol” Keke Palmer Will Play Chili in Upcoming TLC Biopic Kevin Hart Will Host Saturday Night Live March 2 Kirk Franklin Hired as Co-Host of GSN’s ‘American Bible Challenge’ First Lady Michelle Obama: Mid-Life Crisis Inspired Bangs Beyoncé Shares Blue Ivy in New HBO Documentary Stevie Wonder Disappointed with Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Lyric D’Angelo, Sinbad and Ne-Yo Headline Soul Beach Music Festival Michael Jordan at 50: How MJ Still Makes $80 Million a Year Rihanna and More Win Big with Sales Increase After Grammy’s “The Best Man” Sequel Slated for Christmas Release MJ vs LJ: 4 Reasons LeBron James’ Brand is Now Beyond Comparison African American Fine Art Auction at Swann Galleries Comedian Wayne Brady Strikes Back at “Not Black Enough” Statements “My Brother Marvin” Play on Singer Marvin Gaye Debuts in Detroit Hollywood Cashing in on Slave Era Movies Romance for the Adventurous: 5 Reasons to Ditch the Traditional What Dress Code? Celebrities Show Off Their Sexy Grammy Looks VIBE Honors Mary J. Blige At Pre-Grammy Event Rapper Lil Mama Cast as Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes in VH1 Biopic Darrell Wallace Jr., Racing’s Future, Joins NASCAR’s Truck Series Quvenzhane Wallis to Replace Willow Smith as Annie Jazz Trumpeter Donald Byrd Dies At 80 A Look at Eight [Un]Known Facts About Black Films Whitney Houston to Have 4 Wax Figures Displayed at Madame Tussauds 2013 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 Top Soccer Players to Watch Fashion Icon, Andre Leon Talley, Reaches Deal For Late Night Talk Show America’s Youngest Female Billionaire Owns In-N-Out Burger Phylicia Rashad Does Not Like Reality TV Mothers NBA, Diddy’s Sean John Announce All-Star Game Partnership Former NFL Star Jamal Anderson: From Dirty Bird to Dirt Broke Jamaica Wants You to “Get Happy” by Visiting Syleena Johnson’s Premium Hair Extensions Coming to a Store Near You Queen Latifah Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Agreement With Netflix Why the NFL’s Rooney Rule is a Sham Kareem Abdul-Jabar Hates HBO’s ‘Girls’ By the Numbers: Ray Lewis Ends 17-Year Career as a Champion Kerry Washington Wins 3 NAACP Image Awards Oprah’s New Book Club Pick: First-Time Author Ayana Mathis I Will Always Love—And Miss—Dr. Betty Shabazz Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughters Land Reality Show TV One’s “R&B Divas” Add 2 More to the Cast Berry Gordy Featured on PBS For Black History Month William David Cornwell Sr.: Champion of Diversity in the NFL Six Little McGhees: A Reality Worth Watching Widow of Murdered NBA Player, Lorenzen Wright, Spends $1 Million in 10 Months Willow Smith Won’t be “Annie” in Movie Adaption Gabby Douglas Gives Olympic Memorabilia to Smithsonian Tom Joyner: “Tavis Smiley is Fascinated with his own Legacy” Lakers’ Metta World Peace Developing a Prank Show? Isaiah Washington Plays the D.C. Sniper in ‘Blue Caprice’ The Office Actor, Craig Robinson, Set to Star in New Sitcom First-time Black Filmmaker Wins Grand Jury Prize at Sundance HBO Hires Tom Hanks to Produce Mini-Series on Black Boxer Jack Johnson Kerry Washington to Receive Top Honor at NAACP Image Awards Keith Clinkscales Launches Sports Website TheShadowLeague.com NJ Library Displays Controversial Artwork Of Slave Museum Curators Search for Artifacts to Commemorate President Obama J.Crew to Retire First Family’s Inaugural Looks Sloane Stephens Becomes a Household Name, Literally Overnight Jamie Foxx calls Spike Lee “Irresponsible” Ebony Fashion Fair Releases the New Sam Fine Collection Mike Tyson to Play Tortured Murderer on Law & Order: SVU Robert F. Chew, “Prop Joe” on “The Wire,” Dead at 52 “Real Husbands Of Hollywood” Makes Impressive Debut on BET MC Lyte to be Honored at 2013 Hip Hop Inaugural Ball Robert Horry is Selling his Texas Home for $2.2 Million Harlem’s “Black Ink Gallery” Tattoo Parlor Showcased on VH1 Black Female Tattoo Artist Speaks on Creativity, Racism in Art World Uncle Luke: ‘Spike Lee Is No Quentin Tarantino’ Nas Talks Candidly About his Hip-Hop Career Sears, N.B.A. Agree to Partner on All-Star Shooting Challenge

Lifestyle

terrence-howard-changes-oprah-description-black-enterprise

Terrence Howard Backtracks on Revealing Oprah Winfrey Description

'Dead Man Down' actor changes his tune when describing Miss Winfrey

Howard showed a little class this time around

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
michelle obama

Designer Vivienne Westwood Calls First Lady’s Style “Dreadful”

Westwood prefers Jackie O.

When will the Michelle critics halt?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , ,
terrence-howard-settles-divorce-black-enterprise

Do you Agree? Terrence Howard Says Blacks Have ‘Crab Mentality’

Howard says if you don't have something nice to say don't say anything at all

Terrence Howard says blacks need to support each other more

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags:
lil-kim-sues-ex-lawyer-for-1-million-black-enterprise

Lil’ Kim Takes Lawyer to Court For $1 Million

Rapper sues for licensing and branding transactions

Rapper Lil Kim claims she was duped into signing a series of bad licensing deals

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
Austin-Based Travel Startup Localeur Expands to Add Houston

Joah Spearman’s New Startup Localeur Launches in Time for SXSW

Crowdsourced travel review site aims to help Millennials explore SXSW

Joah Spearman’s new travel review site Localeur hopes to give travelers the real deal on…

By C. Daniel Baker

Posted: Tags: , ,
benews_avatar

Will And Jaden Smith’s Trailer for “After Earth” Released

The Smith's do it again.

Will you check out the father and son duo in action?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Jill-Scott-lands-role-on-cbs-show-black-enterprise

Jill Scott Lands New Role in CBS Pilot

Soul singer will have a role in the pilot show, Second Sight, slated to appear on CBS

Scott has a busy year ahead of her

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
tamarbrax

Tamar Braxton Makes Deal With L. A. Reid’s Epic Records

Singer is no longer on her husband's label

Tamar signs to Epic unexpectedly

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
leona-lewis-the-body-shop-cruelty-free-black-enterprise

Leona Lewis Creates “Cruelty Free” Makeup For The Body Shop

The X-Factor UK winner teams up to give customers a choice to get make-up that's not tested on animals

Check out the limited-edition makeup that is not animal-tested.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags:
eddie-murphy-judge-reinhold-cameo-in-beverly-hills-cop-tv-pilot-black-enterprise

Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold to Reunite on TV’s ‘Beverly Hills Cop’

Axel Foley and Billy Rosewood will make appearances in pilot TV episode of 'Beverly Hills Cop'

What do you think of reviving this show?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Real-Husbands-of-Hollywood-renewed-for-a-second-season-by-bet-black-enterprise

‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ Renewed by BET

Laughs will continue for Kevin Hart's 'reality' series

Do you like the show?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
michael-jordan16x9

Here are the Richest Owners in All of Sports

Is your favorite team's owner on the list?

Owners make a whole lot of money.

By Marcelle English

Posted: Tags: ,
venus-williams-eleven-black-enterprise

Venus Williams Showcases Her EleVen Clothing Line

Tennis player shows her latest spring and fall collection

Are you digging the line?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags:
nas-kennedy-center-2014-black-enterprise

Nas to Play at Kennedy Center Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

Legendary rapper will be performing alongside the National Symphony Orchestra

Illmatic will be the soundtrack of the night

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags:
dmx

DMX Tells Iyanla Vanzant to ‘Shut the F Up’ on ‘Fix My Life’

Angered rapper lashes out at television host.

Vanzant tells DMX she isn’t intimidated by him.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
terrence-howard

Terrence Howard Regrets Iron Man Movie, Says it Destroyed his Career

Terrence Howard claims Iron Man franchise "killed" his career.

Don Cheadle replaced Howard

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: ,
nicki-minaj-fame-comic-black-enterprise

Nicki Minaj is Officially a Comic Book Character

The colorful artist is now in color!

Bluewater Comics partners with Nicki Minaj to create a comic book based on her life

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
Barack-Obama-620x480

Sports Illustrated Says Barack Obama Is 44th Most Powerful Person in Sports

Obama speaks, and the sports world listens, SI says

Obama one of four African Americans on the list.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
sb10063626o-001

Fasting at Work: Hard but Worth It

During Lent, check out these tips to help you stick to your fast

During Lent, take a look at a few tips to staying focused while fasting—even in…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

Posted: Tags: , , ,
django-unchained-nominated-for-7-mtv-movie-awards-black-enterprise

“Django Unchained” leads MTV Movie Awards nominees

The Jamie Foxx film has 7 nominations to lead the pack

Somewhere Spike Lee is shaking his head in disgust

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Sports Tops Social TV Spots, Data Shows

NBA games dominated both cable and broadcast programming

According to data provided by Trendrr, NBA games were the most-discussed programs this week.

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: ,
foreverjones-bounce-tv-black-enterprise

BOUNCE TV to Produce its First Original Reality Show

Grammy nominated group, foreverJONES, will be the network's first original non-scripted series

Will you tune in?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags:
WNBA Star Ivory Latta Launches Inspirational Clothing Line

WNBA Star Ivory Latta Mixes God & Goals in New Clothing Line

WNBA star hopes to inspire and empower using her clothing line

Ivory Latta launches a new clothing line meant to inspire wearers to greatness

By C. Daniel Baker

Posted: Tags: ,
WNBA President Laurel Richie

UBR Spotlight: WNBA President Laurel J. Richie

More on the entrepreneurs, business strategies and economic news featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, just in time for Women’s History Month, UBR…

By Pepper Miller

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
omar-the-big-o-hamilton-black-enterprise

Omar Hamilton’s OHPsalms Builds Lasting Travel Experiences for Clients

Where do you go after helping Oprah navigate through Barbados? Well, you go back to work in The Caribbean!

Music industry executive Omar Hamilton turns fun events into a legitimate business

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
rza-gang-related-black-enterprise

New TV Show, “Gang Related” Adds RZA to Cast

Producer takes on another TV role in Fox's new drama

What a transition The Rza has made.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
be_news_blue(1)

Law & Order’s Jesse L. Martin Replacing Lenny Kravitz in Marvin Gaye Biopic

It's not clear why Lenny Kravitz backed out

Jesse Martin signs on to play singer Marvin Gaye

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
LL Cool J + Dorner - Featured

LL Cool J Says It’s Too Early to Talk About a Chris Dorner Film

LL Cool J tells TMZ it's "disrespectful" to talk about a Chris Dorner film so early.

Don’t they look a lot alike?

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: ,
AlbaColon300232

Celebrating Women: One-on-One with NASCAR’s First Female Engineer of Color, Alba Colon

Team Chevrolet's Sprint Cup program manager talks beating the odds

Sprint Cup program manager for Team Chevrolet, Alba Colon talks early career motivator, paving her…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
run_dmc-performing-june-1-atlanta-braves-black-enterprise

Run-DMC’s First Performance in Atlanta in Over 12 Years

The Atlanta Braves have the legendary Hip-Hop group performing in their 2013 Summer Concert Series

If you live in ATL, will you be attending?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
be_news_blue(1)

Singer Morrissey Disses Beyonce Over Animal Material on Handbags

Bey gets slammed for skin in wardrobe.

What do you think of the animal fur or print?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , ,
kevin-hart-hosting-saturday-night-live-march-2-black-enterprise

Kevin Hart Plays Quevanzhane Wallis as The Pope for SNL Spoof

Kevin Hart plays the first female, child, and black pope.

What did you think of his SNL appearance?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
be_news_blue(1)

Nicki Minaj Simmers her Look Down and Launches New Clothing Line

The First Lady of YMCMB feeling "sexy."

YMCMB first lady Nicki Minaj launches “The Nicki Minaj Collection” for Kmart.

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: ,
benews_avatar

Fashion Vet Weighs In On Blackface Editorial

Bethann Hardison sees editorial as a call to action.

When will blackface end?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
queen-latifah-black-enterprise

The Queen Latifah Show Returns To Daytime TV

The Queen is back with a revamped daytime talk show

According to Sony Pictures TV, the show will debut on CBS on September 16th at…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Image: File

Kendrick Lamar Asks for Darker-Skinned Female Lead for Video

Lamar says the industry needs "more balance" in terms of skin tones

Rapper Kendrick Lamar fights colorism in the music industry

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
taraji-p-henson-poses-for-peta-black-enterprise

Taraji P. Henson Spreads Her Wings In New PETA Ad

The Person of Interest actress poses again with her dog, Uncle Willy

What is your opinion of PETA?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
questlove-will-release-a-book-black-enterprise

The Roots’ QuestLove Will Release A Book in June

The title of author is being added to the drummer's resume

Will you buy the book?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
richard-street-the-temptations-dead-at-70-black-enterprise

Former Temptations Singer Richard Street Dies at Age 70

After a short illness, famed Motown singer is dead

Did you grow up loving the Temptations?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Obama and Rosa Parks - Featured

President Obama Takes Photo W/ Rosa Parks Relative

President Obama plays with one of Rosa Parks' youngest living relatives after dedication ceremony.

President Obama spoke at Rosa Parks statue unveiling

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
(Image: File)

PETA Chides Beyoncé and Jay-Z Over Animal Skin Sneakers

Jay-Z and Beyonce recently ordered haute couture animal skin kicks

PETA protests the Carters’ copious use of animal skin

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
Colby Burnett - Featured

Chicago Teacher Wins Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions

Chicago teacher takes home $250,000 in Jeopardy's Tournament of Champions.

Chicago history teacher, Colby Burnett, takes home the grand prize after winning Jeopardy’s Tournament of…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , ,
nina-simone-zoe-saldana

Zoe Saldana Responds to Nina Simone Row

Zoe says she's doing it for 'her people'

Zoe speaks out about playing Nina Simone

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Eating clean may mean you have to stay away from soul food.

Tips for Eating Clean on a Budget

Buying healthy can be costly, use these tips to curb the expense

Eating clean can pay off large dividends in the long run.

By Ashley R. Harris

Posted: Tags: , , ,
This year's CIAA Basketball Championships featured a new logo and new slogan.

Q&A: Commissioner Jacqui Carpenter: CIAA Isn’t Just a Big Party [Part 1]

The CIAA is trying to get back to its roots: Excellence in athletics.

Will crowds ever return to the arena to, you know, watch the basketball?

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Power and grace: First Lady Michelle Obama

Iranian Press Alters Michelle Obama’s Oscars’ Gown to Look More Conservative

Iran's media alters images of First Lady Michelle Obama's Oscars' gown.

Iranian press changes images of Michelle Obama because her shimmery gown was “too revealing” for…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
benews_avatar

Supreme Court Nays James Brown’s Estate Settlement

The Godfather of Soul's estate to stay divided as is.

Attorney General Henry McMaster dealt a settlement that split Brown’s estate for charity, his widow,…

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , ,
downton-abbey-black-enterprise

‘Downton Abbey’ Set to Have a Black Character

Rumors are that the show has put out a casting for a black actor

If you aren’t watching this show now, will you watch if a black character is…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
harley-davidson-celebrates-black-culture-black-enterprise

The Black Role in Motorcycle Culture is Celebrated

Harley-Davidson recognizes contributions by blacks on their 110th anniversary

Did you know that blacks had a role in the motorcycle culture?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted:
BlackEnterprise.com producer Janell Hazelwood with Alba Colon, NASCAR's first female engineer of color

Yes, We Do That: A Black Woman’s Amazing NASCAR Escapade

My journey squashing stereotypes and reacquainting with a childhood fascination

Someone said “Black people don’t do NASCAR.” Well, we did that, and it was amazingly…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
Black Enterprise's Janell Hazelwood and Kimberly Wilson visited Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 23 for the Daytona 500 race, to explore the business and diversity of NASCAR. Here, they are pictured with pit crew professionals, several of which were products of the 'Drive for Diversity' program. (Images: Kimberly Wilson/BlackEnterprise.com)

Experience NASCAR through Black Enterprise Live

The Black Enterprise team went down to the Daytona 500 to explore the business of NASCAR and their "Drive for Diversity"

The Black Enterprise team went down to the Daytona 500 to explore the business of…

By rafael

Posted: Tags: , , ,
DL-hughley-joins-dancing-with-the-stars-black-enterprise

D.L Hughley Will be “Dancing With the Stars” this Spring

Outspoken comedian among the latest cast of stars for the TV show

Jacoby Jones and Victor Ortiz will also join the cast

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
t-boz-smiling

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins: Singer, Director, Survivor and “Champion”

While she looks to revive her entertainment career, T-Boz continues to give back to those with leukemia and sickle cell anemia

Her reality show just ended but Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins has got so much else going…

By Tomika Anderson

Posted: Tags: , ,
trump_fired_mbw_rect

The Donald Calls ‘Django Unchained’ the Most Racist Movie He’s Ever Seen

Trump says Tarantino's flick is a 'disgrace'

Donald Trump goes off on Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Denzel-Washington-no-movie-star-friends-black-enterprise

Denzel Washington: “I Don’t Want Movie-Star Friends”

Is it wrong for Denzel to be comfortable with his friends, even if they aren't actors?

Should Denzel be friends with other movie star actors?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
Quvenzhané-Wallis-black-enterprise-the-onion

The Onion Apologizes to Quvenzhané Wallis

After offensive tweet is removed from Twitter, publication issues a formal apology to the young actress

What did you think of this apology?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
LakersStarter

Starter Apparel Company Makes a Comeback With an Assist From NBA

Starter, NBA team up to bring back the vintage look

Starter jackets were an institution — and now they’re making a comeback.

By Mia N. Hall

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Cookie Johnson - Featured

Cookie Johnson Shares First Reactions to Magic’s HIV Status

Cookie Johnson shares initial reaction to husband's positive HIV status.

Magic Johnson’s wife shares her reaction to learning of his HIV status during a New…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
FANTASIA-JET-COVER-black-enterprise

Fantasia Upset Over her JET Cover, Wants Apology

Season 3 American Idol winner annoyed that the magazine used an old photo of her

Does she have a beef?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
Lisa Lampanelli - Featured

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Defends Her Use of the N-Word on Twitter

Lisa Lampanelli receives extreme backlash for N-word comment on Twitter.

Lisa Lampanelli defends her use of the N-word on Twitter after receiving huge backlash for…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: ,
Harlem Shake - Featured

New York’s Harlem Neighborhood Speaks Out Against Harlem Shake Videos

Harlem neighborhood says "Harlem Shake" videos are "disrespectful."

Filmmaker Chris McGuire takes to the streets of Harlem to see what residents have to…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
schomburg-center-black-history-month-black-enterprise

5-Boro NYC Tour Features Beacons of Black Culture

A cultural journey is taking place in New York City for this Black History Month

Have you been on this tour?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
michael-jackson-one-cirque-du-soleil-black-enterprise

Michael Jackson ONE: Cirque du Soleil’s New Las Vegas Show

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Strip will be the place to be this summer

Will you check out this show?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
kenji-summers

Kenji Summers: Inspiring a Generation of Youth to Explore the World

Do you have a passport? Where have you traveled?

Less than 40 percent of Americans have a passport

By Demetria Irwin

Posted: Tags: ,
naomi-campbell-face

Naomi Campbell: From Ripping the Runway to Producing TV Shows

Legendary Supermodel Naomi Campbell has gone from running the catwalk to producing TV shows like "The Face"

Have you seen the show?

By Darralynn Hutson

Posted: Tags:
Anthony Anderson - Featured

Anthony Anderson Says He’s Willing to Play Chris Dorner in Film

Anthony Anderson says he's up for the role of Chris Dorner if a film is ever made.

After a tragic killing spree by the now-late Chris Dorner, Anthony Anderson says he’s up…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , ,
Emmett Till's 1954 Christmas photo.

Emmett Till’s Family Pens Open Letter to Lil’ Wayne

Wayne was blasted in the letter for being insensitive

Lil Wayne’s offensive lyrics in the song “Karate Chop” sparked outrage

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: ,
lou-myers-dies-at-76-black-enterprise

“A Different World” Actor, Lou Myers Dies At 76

He played Mr. Vernon Gaines on The Cosby Show spinoff

Were you a big fan of him?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
prince-jackson-smiling

Prince Jackson Lands On-Air Gig With “Entertainment Tonight”

Michael Jackson's oldest son is now a TV correspondent.

The 16-year-old says he wants to be a producer and actor.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
benews_avatar

Rihanna to Debut Makeup Line, “Riri Hearts,” with MAC Cosmetics

Line to make its premiere in May

The makeup line called the RiRi (Hearts) collection centers around a red lipstick called RiRi…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
benews_avatar

TLC Dumps “Starter Wives” After Poor Ratings

Decision viewed as sudden

It hasn’t even finished its first season and its gone already

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Antoine Walker wants to help other athletes avoid a similar fate.

Former NBA Star Antoine Walker, Who Lost Millions, Helps Others Avoid Fate

Former NBA All-Star is giving financial advice

Antoine Walker has had his share of financial struggles, but it’s not stopping him from…

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , , ,
KWalkerNBA

Rising Stars: 5 Top NBA Newbies Changing the Game

From college to the pro-league, these rookies show promise and power

These league rookies show promise and push the limits in the NBA.

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
justin-timberlake-jay-z

Justin and Jay-Z to Headline 2013 Wireless Festival

London to see Hova and JT's suit and tie this July.

Get ready Britain!

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
angela-davis-speaking

Angela Davis’ Strength, Focal Point, in ‘Free Angela’

Free Angela takes us back 41 years.

What are your thoughts on Angela Davis?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Money Team: Floyd Mayweather Jr. has signed a deal with Showtime/CBS which will keep his empire at the top for years to come.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Inks Deal With Showtime/CBS

The deal is reported to last for six fights over 30 months

Mayweather has apparently ended his deal with HBO PPV.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
NBA: Playoffs-Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers

Kenneth Faried Joins Group to Fight Homophobia in Sports

Nuggets rookie is first NBA player to support gay rights group.

Becomes first NBA player to join Athlete Ally, an organization against homophobia in sports.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
steve-smith-talking

For NBA’s Steve Smith, a Career and Life Built on Giving is Coming Full Circle

Steve Smith's always been one of the NBA's good guys -- the only thing is that he's pretty much just getting started

The Detroit native will on Monday be inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , , ,
idris-elba-british-gq-black-enterprise

Idris Elba on Popularity with Women: “It’s Hard to Feel Like a Sex Symbol”

Although female fans would disagree, the British actor doesn't see himself as a sex symbol.

Elba appears on the cover of British GQ

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
keke-palmer-chili-tlc-black-enterprise

Keke Palmer Will Play Chili in Upcoming TLC Biopic

Joins Lil Mama and Drew Sidora to round out cast

What do you think of the casting so far?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
kevin-hart-hosting-saturday-night-live-march-2-black-enterprise

Kevin Hart Will Host Saturday Night Live March 2

Comedian gets ready to host the late night show for the very first time

Are you a fan of Kevin Hart?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
be_news_blue

Kirk Franklin Hired as Co-Host of GSN’s ‘American Bible Challenge’

Franklin will be featured with his choir

Franklin will co-host a Bible trivia show on the Game Show Network

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
michelle obama bangs

First Lady Michelle Obama: Mid-Life Crisis Inspired Bangs

Backstory to FLOTUS' new do.

Michelle Obama admits her new haircut is all a part of getting older.

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

Posted: Tags: , ,
Beyonce HBO - Featured

Beyoncé Shares Blue Ivy in New HBO Documentary

Beyoncé shows off her baby girl, Blue Ivy, during her HBO documentary Life Is But A Dream.

After keeping her life private for so long, Beyoncé opens up her pregnancy and how…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Stevie Wonder - Featured

Stevie Wonder Disappointed with Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Lyric

Lil Wayne frowned upon for releasing disrespectful lyrics about Emmett Till.

Epic Records asked to pull Future’s recent single, “Karate Chop,” as Lil Wayne disrespectfully references…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
d-angelo-Soul-Beach-Music-Festival-black-enterprise

D’Angelo, Sinbad and Ne-Yo Headline Soul Beach Music Festival

Comedy and soul music on tap in Aruba for Memorial Day weekend

Sinbad will also be in attendance.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
(Image: File)

Michael Jordan at 50: How MJ Still Makes $80 Million a Year

Jordan makes more money than almost every other American athlete and he's no longer in the NBA

At 50, Michael Jordan’s brand remains robust

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags:
Rihanna and Miguel - Featured

Rihanna and More Win Big with Sales Increase After Grammy’s

Rihanna and many others see album and single sales shoot up after Grammy's performances.

Rihanna, Miguel, Frank Ocean and more see singles and album sales go up after taking…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Image: File

“The Best Man” Sequel Slated for Christmas Release

Are you ready?

The Best Man: the classic romantic comedy is finally getting a sequel!

By Black Enterprise

Posted:
Lebron-James-Miami-Heat-Jersey

MJ vs LJ: 4 Reasons LeBron James’ Brand is Now Beyond Comparison

Stats alone should put comparison talk to rest

These stats put the constant comparisons to sleep between the Heat player and the legendary…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
african-american-fine-art-auction-black-enterprise

African American Fine Art Auction at Swann Galleries

Works by Norman Lewis, Charles White and more artists are being auctioned off in New York City

Do you have paintings from any of these artists?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Wayne-Brady-defends-his-blackness-black-enterprise

Comedian Wayne Brady Strikes Back at “Not Black Enough” Statements

The "Let's Make A Deal" host defends his blackness

What are your thoughts?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Marvin-Gaye-my-brother-marvin-black-enterprise

“My Brother Marvin” Play on Singer Marvin Gaye Debuts in Detroit

Zeola “Sweetsie” Gaye, Marvin's sister, shows you her brother's life, through her eyes

Play debuts in the Motor City this week

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
django-unchained-review-black-enterprise

Hollywood Cashing in on Slave Era Movies

Has oppression become a trend?

Another trend that may not be as apparent is the influx of slavery era films…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Romance for the Adventurous: 5 Reasons to Ditch the Traditional

Heart pounding adventures to make the bond stronger

This Valentine’s Day you may be planning a romantic getaway for the one you love…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Jay-Z and Beyoncé sitting front row at the Grammy's.

What Dress Code? Celebrities Show Off Their Sexy Grammy Looks

Take a look at some of the Grammy's most stunning outfits.

From Alicia Keys to Jennifer Lopez, Black Enterprise looks at some of the most stunning…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
mary-j-blige-honored-by-vibe-magazine-black-enterprise

VIBE Honors Mary J. Blige At Pre-Grammy Event

Queen of Hip Hop Soul is honored at VIBE's Impact Awards

Where does Mary J Blige rank on your favorite singer’s list?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
LISA “LEFT EYE” LOPES, 30:  As one-third of the platinum-selling girl group TLC, Lopes made a name for herself as the trio’s outspoken member. As one of the most successful girl groups of all time, TLC amassed a catalog of hits that spoke to millions of fans worldwide. Eventually splitting from the group to be a soloist, Lopes continued to make strides in her career; but her life was cut short at the age of 30 when she was involved in a fatal car accident on April 25, 2002 while in Honduras.

Rapper Lil Mama Cast as Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes in VH1 Biopic

Left Eye died in a car crash in 2002

Lil Mama will play Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes of TLC in a yet untitled biopic

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Darrell Wallace Jr., just 19, is one of NASCAR's hot young talents.

Darrell Wallace Jr., Racing’s Future, Joins NASCAR’s Truck Series

Meet one of the next young faces of NASCAR

He became the first black driver to win a race, winning at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in…

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
Quvenzhane-Wallis-annie-black-enterprise

Quvenzhane Wallis to Replace Willow Smith as Annie

The youngest actress ever nominated for an Oscar scores the role in big screen remake

Quvenzhane Wallis will be singing the sun will come out tomorrow as the next Annie.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Donald-Byrd-dead-at-80-black-enterprise

Jazz Trumpeter Donald Byrd Dies At 80

Famed jazz musician has passed away

Did you listen to Byrd’s music?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Boyz in the Hood - Featured

A Look at Eight [Un]Known Facts About Black Films

Here we count down eight of the most known, or unknown, intriguing trivia facts of black movies.

From Denzel to Janet, EBONY.com looks at eight fun Black movie facts.

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
whitney houston smiling

Whitney Houston to Have 4 Wax Figures Displayed at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds will debut Whitney in four different eras of her storied career

Whitney makes history in death at Madame Tussauds

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags:
Emmanuel-Emenike300232

2013 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 Top Soccer Players to Watch

Win or lose, these global sports stars are a force to be reckoned with

From Mali to Ghana to Nigeria to Cape Verde, here’s a roundup of top African…

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
be_news_wht

Fashion Icon, Andre Leon Talley, Reaches Deal For Late Night Talk Show

The Vogue contributor reached a deal with Electus Production Company

Talley has been an icon in the fashion industry, guest starring as a judge on…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
Lynsi Torres - Featured

America’s Youngest Female Billionaire Owns In-N-Out Burger

Lynsi Torres is named the youngest female billionaire in America.

Lynsi Torres helped her family business reach the billion-dollar mark, becoming the youngest billionaire in…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: ,
(Image: File)

Phylicia Rashad Does Not Like Reality TV Mothers

Clair Huxtable is not a happy mom

Former mom on The Cosby Show doesn’t like Reality TV ‘Moms’

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
diddy

NBA, Diddy’s Sean John Announce All-Star Game Partnership

Sean John and Macy's to gain exposure through relationship with league

Sean John is seeking to improve visibility among the NBA’s fans.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Untitled

Former NFL Star Jamal Anderson: From Dirty Bird to Dirt Broke

Bank repossesses former pro-bowler's home

Jamal Anderson has had a long and unprosperous fall from NFL stardom.

By Ashley R. Harris

Posted: Tags: , ,
jamaica-tourism-board-black-enterprise

Jamaica Wants You to “Get Happy” by Visiting

Do you wanna speak patois? Well, do so in Jamaica!

Have you ever been there?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
Syleena Johnson to Launch Line of Premium Hair Extensions

Syleena Johnson’s Premium Hair Extensions Coming to a Store Near You

Inspired by her own active lifestyle, Syleena Johnson launches a hair line

After working with Kanye West and R. Kelly, Syleena Johnson has gone on to tackle…

By C. Daniel Baker

Posted: Tags: , ,
Queen Latifah signs exclusive Multi-Year Agreement with Netflix

Queen Latifah Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Agreement With Netflix

Deal will allow Netflix users exclusive early views of Queen Latifah Productions.

Queen Latifah’s “Flavor Unit” continues it’s success

By C. Daniel Baker

Posted: Tags:
mike tomlin looking mad

Why the NFL’s Rooney Rule is a Sham

Even though more than 65% of NFL players are Black, currently only three head coaches and five general managers are African American.

Owners of the 32 NFL franchises have essentially disregarded the Rooney Rule – the decade-old…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
be_news_blue

Kareem Abdul-Jabar Hates HBO’s ‘Girls’

The former NBA star and U.S. Cultural Ambassador says the show 'Girls' falls short

Former NBA-er writes a review of the popular HBO series ‘Girls’

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
(Image: File)

By the Numbers: Ray Lewis Ends 17-Year Career as a Champion

Take a look at a snapshot of professional highlights

Check out a breakdown of professional highlights for 17-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
w

Kerry Washington Wins 3 NAACP Image Awards

Scandal actress takes home top honors

Leading actress Kerry Washington takes home 3 awards for the night

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
12 07 2012 -SSS- Ayana Mathis- The 12 Tribes Of Hatti

Oprah’s New Book Club Pick: First-Time Author Ayana Mathis

Her debut novel the Twelve Tribes of Hattie gains massive national readership

Have you read the book?

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Dr. Betty Shabazz

I Will Always Love—And Miss—Dr. Betty Shabazz

Lifetime's Betty & Coretta renews my deep appreciation for the personal encouragement I received from Dr. Shabazz.

I’d been looking forward to the Lifetime movie Betty & Coretta for weeks. However, when…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
be_news_blk

Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughters Land Reality Show

The show debuting February 10 will show, among other things, the sisters shark cage diving

‘Being Mandela’ takes viewers into the lives of one of South Africa’s most influential families

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
rb-divas-tv-one-addes-2-cast-members-black-enterprise

TV One’s “R&B Divas” Add 2 More to the Cast

Angie Stone and Xscape's Latocha Scott added to popular reality series

They will join Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt on…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags:
berry-gordy-pbs-black-enterprise

Berry Gordy Featured on PBS For Black History Month

Motown legend is the featured guest as industry luminaries discuss his contributions

What is your opinion of Berry Gordy?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
David-Cornwell-black-enterprise

William David Cornwell Sr.: Champion of Diversity in the NFL

From Ben Roethlisberger and Reggie Bush, this attorney's part of major success

Attorney William Cornwell Sr. went from being influenced by black successful lawyers to becoming one…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
six-little-mcghees-oprah-winfrey-network-black-enterprise

Six Little McGhees: A Reality Worth Watching

Reality show is one of the top three on the OWN network

The series originally debuted on OWN weeks ago, and is currently being re-aired on OWN’s…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
The widow of the late Lorenzen Wright in ten months squandered $1 million in insurance money meant to take care of their six children.

Widow of Murdered NBA Player, Lorenzen Wright, Spends $1 Million in 10 Months

Wright's widow has spent over $1 million in the last 10 months since his death.

The unsolved murder of NBA player Lorenzen Wright has taken yet another bizarre twist.

By Marcelle English

Posted: Tags:
willow-smith-no-annie-black-enterprise

Willow Smith Won’t be “Annie” in Movie Adaption

The daughter of Will and Jada is too old to play the role now

The ‘Whip My Hair’ singer Willow Smith is no longer slated to play the title…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas Gives Olympic Memorabilia to Smithsonian

Gabby Douglas gives pictures, leotards and more to Smithsonian National Museum.

Gabby Douglas goes down in history and donates personal bits to the Smithsonian National Museum…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , ,
tom-joyner-morning-show-tavis-smiley-black-enterprise

Tom Joyner: “Tavis Smiley is Fascinated with his own Legacy”

Tom Joyner feels Smiley wants to be remembered in the way Dr. King is remembered.

Joyner and Smiley parted ways after the latter began criticizing the president.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
metta-world-peace-prank-show-black-enterprise

Lakers’ Metta World Peace Developing a Prank Show?

It's rumored that Metta World Peace is shopping a show to the networks

Metta World Pranks? Lakers forward is looking to develop his own series.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
be_news_blue

Isaiah Washington Plays the D.C. Sniper in ‘Blue Caprice’

'Blue Caprice' is a new film about the D.C. Sniper case

Former Grey’s Anatomy star Isiah Washington returns to the big screen in new biopic

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Craig Robinson - Featured

The Office Actor, Craig Robinson, Set to Star in New Sitcom

Craig Robinson is set to star in a new NBC spin-off series of The Office starring none other than himself.

Craig Robinson slated to star in a NBC spin-off series of The Office.

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , ,
be_news_blue

First-time Black Filmmaker Wins Grand Jury Prize at Sundance

Ryan Coogler is a 26-year-old filmmaker from Oakland, California

Black filmmakers takes home the biggest prize at Sundance

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
be_news_

HBO Hires Tom Hanks to Produce Mini-Series on Black Boxer Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson was the world heavyweight champion in 1908

Tom Hanks signs on to tell story of first black world heavyweight champion

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
kerry-washington-naacp-image-award-black-enterprise

Kerry Washington to Receive Top Honor at NAACP Image Awards

TV's first black leading lady in over 40 years will be recognized by the NAACP

‘Scandal’ leading actress, Kerry Washington, has been named the recipient of the NAACP President’s Award…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
keith-clinkscales-theshadowleague-black-enterprise

Keith Clinkscales Launches Sports Website TheShadowLeague.com

Former ESPN executive launches a site with the intersection of sports, pop culture and race

Have you checked out the site?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,

NJ Library Displays Controversial Artwork Of Slave

Artist Kara Walker's drawing creates controversy

Black artist Kara Walker’s artwork was the topic of discussion as it shows the horrors…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Obama Artifacts - Featured

Museum Curators Search for Artifacts to Commemorate President Obama

Museum curators hit the ground in search of personable Obama memorabilia after Monday's inauguration.

Museum curators go in search of Obama memorabilia for 2015 museum opening.

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , ,
RetiredJCrewPieces

J.Crew to Retire First Family’s Inaugural Looks

Two of the pieces will be retired by J.Crew 'out of respect'

If you admired the wardrobe of the First Family at the inauguration on Monday that…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: ,
Sloane Stephens embarks on her journey for her first major title at the 2014 Australian Open.

Sloane Stephens Becomes a Household Name, Literally Overnight

After her win over Serena Williams, Team Sloane is abuzz over the emergence of its talented star

Sloane Stephens will play Victoria Azarenka in semifinal of the Australian Open.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
Jamie-Foxx-Spike-Lee-django-unchained-black-enterprise

Jamie Foxx calls Spike Lee “Irresponsible”

"Django Unchained" actor finally responds to Spike Lee's criticism of the Quentin Tarantino film

What’s your take on Spike’s comments?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Sam-Fine-Home-Pic21

Ebony Fashion Fair Releases the New Sam Fine Collection

Sam Fine joined Fashion Fair as Creative Makeup Director in 2011

To commemorate its 40 year anniversary, Fashion Fair Cosmetics releases its Sam Fine Collection

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
Mike Tyson - Featured

Mike Tyson to Play Tortured Murderer on Law & Order: SVU

Mike Tyson's acting resume is growing quickly

Are you a fan of Law and Order?

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , ,
robert-f-chew-prop-joe-the-wire-dies-black-enterprise

Robert F. Chew, “Prop Joe” on “The Wire,” Dead at 52

Chew died in his sleep.

The actor was a fixture in the Baltimore theater community.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
real-husbands-hollywood-kevin-hart-black-enterprise

“Real Husbands Of Hollywood” Makes Impressive Debut on BET

Kevin Hart's satirical outlook of Reality TV makes an impressive debut for BET

What did you think of the show?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: File)

MC Lyte to be Honored at 2013 Hip Hop Inaugural Ball

The popular emcee will be honored for all her achievements over the past 25 years of her career

The invitation only reception will take place during 2013 Grammy week in Los Angeles

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
Former NBA star Robert Horry

Robert Horry is Selling his Texas Home for $2.2 Million

Home was purchased in 2007

Robert Horry has a house in Texas on the market

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags:
BlackInkCrewVH1

Harlem’s “Black Ink Gallery” Tattoo Parlor Showcased on VH1

Have you been watching the show?

The show follows the lives of the tattoo artists in the store.

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
imani-k-brown

Black Female Tattoo Artist Speaks on Creativity, Racism in Art World

How many black female tattoo artists do you know?

Being a black tattoo professional has placed the artist in a strange caste.

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags:
Uncle-Luke-slams-spike-lee-black-enterprise

Uncle Luke: ‘Spike Lee Is No Quentin Tarantino’

It seems that Spike Lee can't get anyone to agree with his assessment of Django Unchained

Controversial rapper and mayoral candidate, Luther ‘Uncle Luke’ Campbell writes a blog for Miami New…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
nas-rolling-stone-black-enterprise

Nas Talks Candidly About his Hip-Hop Career

Nas opens up for many of his fans.

The recently Grammy-nominated artist discusses his problems with the IRS, being sued by a concert…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Winners

Sears, N.B.A. Agree to Partner on All-Star Shooting Challenge

Sears replaces appliance maker Haier as title sponsor

Sears is reentering the sports landscape with an aggressive pitch at the N.B.A.’s All-Star weekend.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,

Women of Power

Lisa Nichols

Author and Motivator Lisa Nichols Inspires During Social Media Event

Lisa Nichols inspired participant during her tweet chat with Black Enterprise, detailing her latest business…

Read More »
Image: File

Susan L. Taylor Talks Mentorship and Passing on a Legacy via CARES

Sharing tips on passing on a legacy and the need for mentorship, Susan L. Taylor…

Read More »