Black Excellence

Serena Williams beats Kerber in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams, 2016 Wimbledon Champion Williams took down Angelique Kerber Saturday on the grass to take her 22nd Grand Slam singles title ... tying Steffi Graf for most all time.   Serena Williams has won so many grand slam titles in what continues to be a glorious career she has forgotten more than she …

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Student Gives Impassioned Graduation Speech

I have many emotions about this speech from this young man. Pride, he is a Harvard Graduate. Elated, his talent with spoken word and the message he delivered gives me hope for our children.  Excitement, his speech went viral over 500,000 views, which means his message was seen and heard …

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Metro Buses Converted Into Mobile Food Markets For Low Income Neighborhoods

Back in 2010, the city of Toronto (in Ontario, Canada) decided to launch a program that converts old unused metro buses into mobile grocery stores called Mobile Good Food Markets, and ever since, they've been traveling across the Toronto metropolitan area selling affordable fresh food. They have been especially successful …

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Did Larry Wilmore bomb or slay at the correspondents’ dinner?

President Obama's final Correspondents' dinner was great. It was funny as it usually is. This is President Obama's last year so he got a chance to say a lot of things he needed and has I am sure wanted to say over the past 8 years. Official portrait of President-elect …

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Ashanti Is A Guinness World Record Holder!

Multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Ashanti is now also a Guinness World Record holder for Fastest Selling Debut Artist (for a female). Her 2002 debut album Ashanti sold over 503,000 copies in its first week, with chart-topping hits “What’s Luv,” “Baby,” “Always On Time,” and the timeless …

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Sean “Diddy” Combs Has A New Job!

Congratulations to Sean "Diddy" Combs! He's resume is long, he's a rapper, actor, singer, entrepreneur, record producer and clothing designer. Now Sean "Diddy" Combs has taken on a new job as the founder of a charter school in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. Combs announced Monday that the Capital Preparatory Harlem …

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Kelly Price Earns PHD In Philosophy

Congratulations are in order for Kelly Price. The singer has devoted herself to her studies, and her hard work paid off on Saturday when she graduated as the valedictorian with a doctorate degree in philosophy. Her proud kids wrote her a letter of congratulations on Instagram, saying, “We’re so proud of the …

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Sidney Poitier 89th Birthday Honored by Guests and Friends

YOU'RE ONLY 89 ONCE!   Sidney Poitier - the first black actor to win a best-acting Oscar -- went to Craig's to celebrate his 89th birthday ... and a truckload of stars showed up to honor him. Check out the video ... Denzel Washington, Lenny Kravitz, Patrick Stewart, Lori Laughlin …

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The Secret Trick to Getting Pregnant—Now in a Bottle

When it comes to getting pregnant, there are so many old wives' tales that people advise: put your legs up after having sex, lie in bed for a half an hour, eat pineapple five days after sex (or embryo transfer) etc. etc. etc. Some have scientific merit, others are superstitions …

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Sophina DeJesus UCLA Floor 2016/Dabbing On Um!

Sophina DeJesus, a senior at UCLA, nailed her floor routine versus Utah with moves that would make even Beyoncé proud. She struts, she dabs and she Nae Naes in her shiny silver and blue uniform with matching black and blue ponytail. She perfectly sticks all her landings, pulls off an unbelievable triple …

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