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Just when you thought Russell Simmons had the last word stemming from his 2009 verbal attack towards Bill Cosby, think again. The Def Jam Records cofounder leveraged his Global Grind platform to inform the masses of his most recent encounter with the renowned comedian, philanthropist and activist during last week’s Jackie Robinson Awards gala. During […]

  Viola Davis, has received critical acclaim for her role as a maid in The Help. After winning a Golden Globe and SAG Award, Viola is on pace to picking up her first Academy Award! The chocolate bombshell covers LA Times in all her natural glory! Check out excerpts from the article and photos below: […]

In Harlem, hundreds of people are paying tribute to “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius.  At  Al Sharpton’s headquarters today about 300 people came to hear friends and fans recount memories of the ledgend . People of all races and backgrounds remember Cornlieus and have memories of watching Soul Train on a Saturday afternoons. People feel as though they […]

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I’ve been hearing nice comments about our city this week. “Everyone is so nice!” ” Wow,are Hoosiers really this nice?” “Why are you all so nice?” To be honest people are nice here. Now, are we putting on the charm because the whole world is in our city… of course! When you host someone over […]

VIA  (CNN) — About 300 mourners remembered legendary singer Etta James on Saturday as an authentic voice whose velvety vocals bridged genres from blues to rock. Another legendary singer, Stevie Wonder, gave a musical tribute to James at her funeral: He played the electronic keyboard and sang his “Shelter in the Rain.” He then performed […]

President Barack Obama’s decision to sing a line of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” has managed to help the economy. Since crooning a part of the tune at the Apollo Theatre, sales of the the classic Al Green number have increased by 490%, according to the Hollywood Reporter. As a result of the demand, the […]

The FREE, family-friendly Super Bowl Village will transform the heart of downtown into a ten-day, three-block interactive festival of football! It will be open from Friday, January 27 through Super Bowl Sunday on February 5. Take a look at some of the great things we have planned! Please click here for the Super Bowl Village […]