Tag: Russ Parr Morning Show

Grassroots Progressive Organizers Are Transforming The Midterms Landscape 

Grassroots organizers in Southwest Georgia Source: Albany Voter’s Coalition / Albany Voter’s Coalition With primaries in battleground states at the top of the news cycle, upcoming congressional upsets and emerging national leaders are the centerpieces of public political debate. But this focus makes it… Continue Reading “Grassroots Progressive Organizers Are Transforming The Midterms Landscape “

How Black Barbershops Across America Are Becoming A Sacred Place For Men To Open Up About Mental Health

Source: Kobus Louw / Getty The barbershop has always been a sacred place in the Black community, and now they’re helping reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. “The haircut’s gonna be the one way to make you feel good, but we’ve gotta go deeper… Continue Reading “How Black Barbershops Across America Are Becoming A Sacred Place For Men To Open Up About Mental Health”

Tika Sumpter Ties The Knot With Fiancé Nicholas James

Source: ANGELA WEISS / Getty   It’s official, Tika Sumpter is married! The actress married her fiancé, actor Nicholas James, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, over the weekend as confirmed by PEOPLE. “We’re excited to be together and continue the journey,” Sumpter told Brides… Continue Reading “Tika Sumpter Ties The Knot With Fiancé Nicholas James”

Series Inspired By Toni Morrison’s ‘Sula’ In Development

Source: Bettmann / Getty A poignant piece of literature penned by the late legendary writer Toni Morrison is being adapted for the small screen. According to Deadline, the novel “Sula” will serve as inspiration for a new HBO series. EXCLUSIVE: HBO is developing ‘Sula,’… Continue Reading “Series Inspired By Toni Morrison’s ‘Sula’ In Development”

WATCH: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Calls Out Clarence Thomas

Source: Tom Williams / Getty Rep. Hakeem Jeffries does not suffer fools. Speaking during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act of 2022, Jeffries took aim at recent comments by Justice Clarence Thomas. At a judicial event… Continue Reading “WATCH: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Calls Out Clarence Thomas”

Mo’Nique Joins The Cast Of ‘BMF’ For Season 2 As ‘Goldie’

Source: Blackbird Film Fest Team / Blackbird Film Fest Team Looks like the next season of the hit Starz drama, BMF has just got an upgrade as it was announced that comedian Mo’Nique will join the cast as a recurring character! The Academy Award-winning… Continue Reading “Mo’Nique Joins The Cast Of ‘BMF’ For Season 2 As ‘Goldie’”

Mary J. Blige Honors Sisterhood With Her First-Ever Strength Of A Woman Festival

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Whew! That’s the best way to accurately describe Mary J.Blige’s first annual Strength of a Woman festival held in Atlanta, GA, on Mother’s Day weekend. Women from all over the country gathered in the name of sisterhood, with a… Continue Reading “Mary J. Blige Honors Sisterhood With Her First-Ever Strength Of A Woman Festival”

‘The Upshaws’ Are Back With Season 2’s First-Look Photos & Release Date [Gallery]

The Upshaws returns to Netflix for Season 2. The comedy is headed back to the streaming platform next month. Check out first-look photos from the upcoming season inside. Netflix’s hit comedy series The Upshaws finally has a premiere date. Season 2 will include 8… Continue Reading “‘The Upshaws’ Are Back With Season 2’s First-Look Photos & Release Date [Gallery]”

Black Actor To Lead BBC’s Doctor Who

Source: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / Getty Sci-Fi fans woke up to a pleasant surprise Sunday morning with the announcement of the newest actor to take up the mantle of The Doctor on the hit BBC show “Doctor Who.” Rwandan actor Ncuti Gatwa will step up to… Continue Reading “Black Actor To Lead BBC’s Doctor Who”

Mother-Daughter Duo To Graduate From Grambling State University

Source: JGI / Getty Commencement season is in full swing. In the sea of graduates who have exemplified dedication and perseverance is a mother-daughter duo who will walk across the graduation stage at Grambling State University. Suzzon Jiles and her daughter Trinity Humphrey both… Continue Reading “Mother-Daughter Duo To Graduate From Grambling State University”