Getty Images When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke, at only 51 years old, fans and colleagues were shocked by the untimely and completely unexpected loss. In the wake of this tragedy, we’ve since found out that a number of other celebrated Black men are dying from a specific list of health issues that plague our community as a whole.
Kimora Lee Simmons attends JustFab.com Los Angeles flagship store debut at Glendale Galleria on September 14, 2013 in Glendale, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for JustFab) The Baby Phat streetwear clothing line is being relaunched later this year in collaboration with Forever 21.
Anita Hill has finally warmed up and could be ready to jump on the Joe Biden 2020 bandwagon and says she could now vote for him if he becomes the Democratic nominee. —Sudan: Rapes took place amid the deadly attacks in Khartoum, doctors say— Earlier this year, Hill, a law professor, was slow to give her endorsement to the former vice president because of his handling of the then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas confirmation hearing where she testified about sexual harassment. Hill was critical of Biden who was head of the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991. She said previously if Biden and the government worked back then the way it should have, more attention would have been called to sexual harassment and assault.
TheGrio/ Black Glam Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares stories from the folks who beautify the biggest Black stars in the industry. On this episode, the former HOTUS sits down with celebrity makeup artist, DeeDee Kelly to find out how she turned her talents into the career of her dreams.
On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses House Financial Services committee chair Maxine Waters wants banks to release data on diversity to the government; Georgia Congresswoman Lucy McBath is introducing a “Red Flag” Bill to stop gun violence before it starts; The White house is hiring Nicole Frazier as the new Director of African American Outreach— replacing Henry Childs who replaced Omarosa Manigault Newman. 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.
Richard Collins III, 23, was stabbed to death by a suspected white supremacist in 2017. (Photo provided by the Collins family) Richard Collins III, 23, was remembered as a loyal patriot and dedicated student before an alleged white supremacist stabbed him to death in 2017. Collins was just days away from graduating from Bowie State University when Sean Urbanski, 24, a University of Maryland student, randomly attacked him as Collins visited friends on campus.
Dave Chappelle (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images) Dave Chappelle fans should be ready to get their LMAO on because the comedian is set to make his Broadway debut at New York’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this summer in a show produced by Live Nation, The Araca Group and Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG).. Titled Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway, Chappelle is set to tear up the stage for five nights from July 9-13.
Caleel Harris as Young Antron McCray and Michael K. Williams as Bobby McCray in a scene from "When They See Us." (Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix via AP) Netflix announced on Wednesday that Ava Duvernay’s four-part drama based on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us is the most-viewed content on the streaming platform for the past 13 days.
Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP)/Telegraph Herald via AP) and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) are trying to get Donald Trump to pay for his infractions as President.