Actor Terrence Howard (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images) Veteran actor Terrence Howard says when when Empire wraps up its upcoming and final season, he plans to give up acting altogether and retire from the industry. During an interview with Extra that aired Wednesday, the actor explaining that after leaving the limelight he plans include “bringing the truth to the world.
Memphis candidate for Mayor Tami Sawyer More and more, members of the public eye are being held accountable for social media posts from over a decade ago. Case in point, Tami Sawyer, African American candidate to be the first female mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, came under scrutiny after a tweet re-surfaces of her being insensitive to a grieving pet owner.
Photo credit: Element5 Digital for unsplash In what may be a nationwide first, a group of students in the small town of Tylertown, Miss., are staging a walkout because of the end of their beloved religious program. The First Priority program in the school district about 50 miles west of Hattiesburg, Miss., allowed students to pray, hear speakers, sing and take part in other faith-based activities, WLBT reports.
New York Fashion Week has come and almost gone, which means our favorite fashionistas have hit the cobblestoned streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn after attending the Spring-Summer 2020 shows. READ MORE: BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire While we’re already dreaming about next year’s biggest trends—white suits, peplums, and lime green everything—we’re also delighted that those of us without catwalk access can still be inspired by what’s on the ‘gram. READ MORE: Serena Williams struts down her own NYFW runway with baby Olympia Here are 25 fashion influencers, who not only embody Black excellence, but also posses a unique fashion perspective.
Antonio Brown says he’s still taking the field and suiting up for the first time with the New England Patriots on Sunday despite damaging allegations that he raped his former trainer. —NFL star Antonio Brown could face criminal charges for rape allegation— The NFL wide receiver is trying to carry on business as usual, but is dogged by a federal lawsuit that accused him of sexual assault and rape by his ex-fitness instructor Britney Taylor. The alleged victim claims Brown violated her on three separate occasions between 2017 and 2018, The Daily Mail reports. Brown addressed the allegations to his fans on Instagram Live
Al Harrington went from NBA baller to cannabis shot caller. (Getty Images) Ex-NBA player turned cannabis tycoon, Al Harrington, believes the LAPD’s got it out for him. —Beyond The Smoke: Cannabis for health, not a high— Harrington told TMZ that he’s been the target of police and has been pulled over several times
On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses: Senator Cory Booker introduces The Federal Firearm Licensing Act; President Donald Trump and HBCUs; Virginia Congressman, Donald McEachin, is leading a group of Democrats in the house in the Senate, sponsoring the low income Solar Energy Act; Tiffany’s Take: Patriotism on 9/11. For all the latest political news that matters to our community, watch new episodes of DC360 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and follow Tiffany Cross on Twitter.
DJ Khalen is expecting baby #2 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia) Looks like DJ Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck are expecting another bundle of joy! According to PEOPLE, Thursday, the social media savvy producer made up the announcement about their second child by posting a video from a recent sonogram appointment he attended with their son Asahd, who will be turning 3 next month.
Photo Credit: Briona Baker for unsplash Is it reasonable to disqualify an athlete for having a bigger rear than their other teammates? Well apparently, someone in the Anchorage School District thought so, and now their decision to disqualify a Black female athlete for “exposing too much of her buttocks” had been reversed due to public outrage. Last Friday, Breckynn Willis’ won